United States Postal Service 655 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 Who says snail mail is dead? This United States Postal Service branch has been located in Jamaica Plain for decades, and…More was renovated in 2007. Customers can rent P.O. boxes, purchase stamps or shipping materials, ship packages or apply for a passport here.
Elder Achievers 111 Perkins St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 Elder Achievers is an elderly care company serving Jamaica Plain and the surrounding communities. The company offers a…More wide range of services, including medication assistance, holistic services and transportation. Some services include respite care, housekeeping work, diet monitoring, meal assistance, reading, companion services as well as mail assistance. Check the main website for information on services or call to schedule an appointment or consultation.
If you're having trouble finding the parking clerk's office in City Hall, just make your way to the second floor and…More look for the longest lines. The office manages all parking permits and tickets for the city through its multiple service windows at City Hall and, on any given day at any given time, the wait can be serious.
The parking clerk adjudicates all fines and fees from parking tickets, so appeals are handled through the office too.
Full explanations of how to obtain a residential parking permit, how to get a special occupancy parking permit (for delivery trucks) and how to challenge or pay a ticket are available at the parking clerk's website.
The site also offers e-mail alerts for street sweeping in a particular neighborhood and a search function for towed cars.
The Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for managing more than 2,200 acres of park land in the city…More including parks, playgrounds, city squares, monuments, athletic fields, cemeteries and golf courses. In addition to maintenance and enhancement projects, it is responsible for overseeing the use of each space. Individuals or groups wishing to reserve parks or athletic fields must apply for a permit either by mail, phone or by visiting the Department's Massachusetts Avenue office. For details on obtaining a permit or a schedule of public events hosted by Parks and Recreation, visit the department's website.
Free parking is hard to find on Mass Avenue. The Nos. 10 and 8 buses stop directly in front of the building, while the closest T stop is Andrew Station on the Red Line, a .8-mile walk.