The J.P. Board of Directors for Boston Centers for Youth and Families is having an election on Monday, March 23rd. It would be nice if the meetings were well publicized and that minutes were available. [Editor's note: Any JP resident 18 or older can vote in Monday's election, which runs 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. at both JP community centers. For more information, call 617-635-5195.]
With the National Weather Service warning that wind chills could hit 24 below, the city is offering tips on how to stay safe during the deep freeze. City Hall sent out an advisory on Wednesday morning encouraging people to help vulnerable residents. For instance, if you see someone who looks like they're in trouble from the cold, the city says to call 911 for help. For further information on how to prepare for winter weather, please visit:
The city announced that Boston Centers for Youth & Families will remain open as warm centers throughout this cold period, during normal business hours. Jamaica Plain's community centers are: Curtis Hall, 20 South St.