Saturday, February 2, 2013
It was a busy week in the news for Jamaica Plain.
Citizens complained to the city about concrete falling from the ceiling at Forest Hills Station and the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council announced changes to street cleaning the week beginning Monday, Jan. 28 and ending Feb. 1. Street cleaning changes: On Tuesday, the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council, at its monthly meeting, said most areas with posted street cleaning signs would have its street cleaning day pushed back in 2013. 161 S. Huntington hearing soon: The JPNC also mentioned it expects a court hearing regarding a decision on the development at 161 S. Huntington Ave. in the next few months. Issues at Forest Hills Station: Despite recent issues, a Massachusetts Department of Transportation official said Thursday Forest Hills …
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Meetings and a “State of Our Neighborhood” announcement.
The week was a bit slow for Jamaica Plain standards as city and state officials plan for meetings in the coming month. Massachusetts Department of Transportation officials announced there will be a meeting to update the public on the Casey Arborway project on Feb. 6. Jamaica Plain Forum announced the third annual "State of Our Neighborhood" meeting for Feb. 12. As it turned out, JP Patch published a lot of stories revolving around The Haven this week. And why not, they’re celebrating a major Scottish tradition this weekend. The Egleston Farmers’ Market may stay open through summer, according to a Thursday blog. Gov. Deval Patrick released a $34.8 billion budget plan last week. Oh, and the cold. How could we forget about the cold? What are …
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Annie Dookhan’s husband called her a liar via text.
After a quiet few weeks over Christmas and New Year’s the ongoing Hinton Drug Lab crisis came back with a roar this past week. Here’s what happened: For more information on the state drug lab crisis, check out our topic page.
Sunday, December 2, 2012
More violent criminals were set free and rearrested, and a high-ranking state official’s testimony revealed the lab was never properly accredited.
After a several-week lull, the Hinton Drug Lab scandal made major headlines again this past week when another convict who was set free was rearrested, a high-ranking state public health official revealed the lab had no accreditation and a Suffolk County District Attorney official said this is only the beginning.