Suffolk County prosecutors aim to prove that The Rev. Shaun O. Harrison, 55, who since fall has been dean of students at Jamaica Plain’s English High School, attempted to execute a 17-year-old he had tried to recruit into his drug ring.
Fireman’s Lot, Forest Hills, Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Credit: Richard Heath
Forest Hills Cemetery, where the snow stays white and there are no arguments over space savers, remains a refuge during this historic winter. Someone even cleared a path to the Fireman’s Lot, where most recently Firefighter Michael Kennedy was laid to rest.
People often ask how things are going for Jamaica Plain News. The short answer is we’re growing and enjoying strong support from the neighborhood. I wanted to share this update about another local, independent online news site that’s seen documented success. My friend and former colleague Howard Owens (and his wife, Billie) are celebrating the sixth year of their project in Western New York, The Batavian.
Here are highlights from the police blotter for Jamaica Plain from Monday, Feb. 16 to Sunday, Feb. 22.
There’s a happy ending to a Jamaica Plain man’s search for his missing dog-wolf hybrid. Taupaw, a Dutch Wolfhound, went missing Thursday night and, according to owner Alexander Humphreys, had been making tracks all over Boston and Brookline. Humphreys and the U.S. Coast Guard disagreed on whether or not it was Taupaw photographed on the ice of Quincy Bay.
Boston Police issued a community alert on Monday that there has been an uptick in vandalism to motor vehicles. Here’s their message, along with tips to keep your ride from becoming a target.
The fifth annual “State of Our Neighborhood” forum took place Thursday at the Kennedy School. This year’s gathering focused on affordable housing. The format was designed to get specific commitments from politicians who represent JP on City Council and on Beacon Hill.