About Jamaica Plain News

Jamaica Plain News is an independent online news source and community platform for the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston, Mass.

Our publisher David Ertischek has been a community journalist for more than 15 years. He has been an editor and reporter for local newspapers and websites. He has lived in Jamaica Plain since 2002. Please contact David at david@jamaicaplainnews.com.

Our founder is Chris Helms, a community journalist with 17 years of experience at newspapers and websites. Previously, Chris was founding editor of Jamaica Plain Patch. He has also been editor of the Cambridge Chronicle, Watertown TAB and a reporter at several newspapers in North and South Carolina.

We support ourselves through advertising local businesses. Here's our media kit if you'd like to find out how Jamaica Plain News can help you grow your business.

Contact Us

We want to hear from you. Reach David Ertischek, publisher of Jamaica Plain News, via:

Email: david@jamaicaplainnews.com
Twitter: @02130News
Facebook: www.facebook.com/JamaicaPlainNews


Anyone can post non-commercial items using our "From the Community" section, we are primarily a new site. Anyone is welcome to add a Jamaica Plain related event to our calendar.