National Grid Investigates Gas Odor on McBride Street

If you've wondered what those utility crews have been doing on McBride Street, we've got the answer. National Grid is investigating reported gas odors in the area. They've ruled out leaks from nearby houses, according to Danielle Horn, spokesperson for the company. Crews are making street excavations to test the pipelines. If you smell gas, you can report it to National Grid via 1-800-233-5325.

Gibbs Gas in JP on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014.

Gas Drops Below $3/Gallon in JP

Cheap gas isn't the first that leaps to mind when you think of JP. But according to AAA, several stations in the neighborhood are selling fuel at 24 cents below Boston averages. Local artist Jessica Burko started a Twitter frenzy Thursday with this message:

Anyone looking for cheap gas in #JamaicaPlain? Gibbs on Centre Street has it. @universalhub @02130News @JP_02130— Jessica Burko (@JessicaBurko) October 23, 2014

A check of other stations shows Gibbs' $2.93 for regular isn't an outlier.