By Michele Taranto
Monday Essentials is a quick snapshot of significant incidents occurring throughout Jamaica Plain in the week ahead.
Home Birth Information Night
Exploring the possibility of having a home birth? Looking to weigh the advantages and disadvantages of this personal decision? Mama and Me will be offering the chance to meet home-birth midwives and women who have experienced childbirth at home on Wednesday, December 11, 6:30 p.m., 284 Armory St., Jamaica Plain.
Jamaica Plain Library Winter Holiday Party
Join the Friends of the Jamaica Plain Branch Library for a holiday party that will include festive crafts and food, Thursday, December 12, 6-7 p.m. At 7 p.m., enjoy a Bellowphone Show that includes comedy, juggling and music with Len Solomon.
Extension of Renew Boston Solarize
Last week, Mayor Menino announced a deadline extension to December 31 for residents to sign up for the Renew Boston Solarize Program. To learn more about the program and how to enroll, visit the Jamaica Plain Patch article.
Did you Know? The State Income Tax Rate Will Drop Next Year
The Massachusetts state income tax rate is scheduled to drop, yes drop, from 5.25 to 5.20 this coming tax season.
Jamaica Plain Jobs
There are many job opportunities in December, and not just temporary holiday help. Visit Monday's Job Posting to view a sample of new positions that have opened up in the Jamaica Plain area.