Public Meeting Regarding Chase Bank Storefront Alterations

There will be a public meeting concerning storefront revisions and renovations to Chase Bank at 701 Centre Street. This meeting is being hosted by the Jamaica Pond Association, Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council, Jamaica Plain Business and Professional Association, Jamaica Plain Centre South Main Streets and the
Loring-Greenough House. Chase Bank's proposal for reconstruction and restoration of the storefront. You will have the opportunity to review the bank’s drawings and illustrations, ask questions and be updated on procedures and a timeline for implementation of the proposed
work. Date: January 30, 2020
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Farnsworth House, 90 South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Resident Led Meeting to Discuss Franklin Park, Shattuck Hospital Redevelopment on Oct. 24

Jamaica Plain residents are invited to a public meeting to discuss the future of the Shattuck Hospital Campus redevelopment process on Oct. 24. The meeting is being led by the newly-formed Parks + Committee of the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council. There have been three previous public meetings led by the state with the last one being in June 2019. This community led meeting will provide an update on the most recent plans, the history of the site, future possibilities, and more.


Calling All Ward 11 Democrats! Caucus to Elect Delegates on May 20 for State Convention

The Boston Ward 11 Democratic Committee caucus will be held on May 20 to elect delegates and alternates for the 2019 Massachusetts Democratic State Convention. Anyone is welcome to attend the caucus, and all Democrats who are registered or pre-registered in Ward 11 can vote; Voters can also register to vote in the caucus at the site. Boston Ward 11 Democratic Committee represents parts of Jamaica Plain and Roxbury. Click here to see which ward you reside. The caucus will be held on Monday, May 20 at the Farnsworth House (90 South St., Jamaica Plain).


Used Book Sale to Support JP Elders

Used Book Sale at Farnsworth House: 100 percent of proceeds will be used to enrich the lives of senior citizens who live in low income housing. We provide numerous recreational activities including arts and crafts, English as a Second Language Class, Computer Classes, Community Gardening and Current Events Discussion Groups. We also run a biweekly fruit and vegetable programming, providing our residents with healthy food they may not otherwise be able to enjoy. All of these programs are paid for through fundraising. We have numerous books to sell, but especially a lot of nonfiction.