Author: David Taber

Congress district split OK’d

Gov. Deval Patrick signed a new Congressional redistricting plan into law Nov. 21 that shifts a huge slice of Jamaica Plain into a new Congressional district. Under the new map, 10 voting precincts covering the Forest Hills, Jamaica Hills and…

Eateries name dishes for JP icons

JP holiday shoppers can not only dine in the neighborhood, but on it—thanks to many restaurants with dishes named for JP icons. “Thinking about our customer base in JP, we wanted to come up with names that feel comfortable and…

Ross questions school move cost

City Councilor Mike Ross asked the City Financial Commission (FinComm) to investigate Boston Public School’s (BPS) plan to move Mission Hill K-8 School to Jamaica Plain, following the BPS School Committee’s approval of the plan Nov. 15. “They are spending…

3 caught in food license crackdown

Three JP eateries that were previously operating without legally required “common victualler” food service licenses are scheduled to go before the city licensing board next month. Canto 6 Bakery at 3346 Washington St., Monumental Cupcakes at 36 South St. and…

Developer picked for green project

Boston-based GFC Development has been selected by the City of Boston to develop a lot at 64 Catherine St. as part of the city’s E+ Green Building Program. GFC, which his working with Utile Architecture and Planning, will build two…

Agenda, 12/2/11

The final, last-minute deadline for JP Agenda listings is noon, Dec. 13 for the Dec. 16 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings JPNC Talk About Youth,…

JP resident helms Pressley’s big win

A JP resident running her first campaign engineered At-Large City Councilor Ayanna Pressley’s stunning turnaround from vulnerable incumbent to topping the ticket in the Nov. 8 election. “We took nothing for granted. To some degree, at the beginning, we were…