• Hyde Park Nov 25

    Boston Police Ask for Help Identifying Package Thief

    Someone is trying to steal Christmas this year in Boston, according to police. Residents in Jamaica Plain, Hyde Park, Roslindale and West Roxbury have been reporting package thefts, potentially at the hands of the same woman. Boston police are now asking for help identifying the woman after she was captured by a Ring doorbell camera outside a home in a…

  • Boston Decoded Nov 22

    How to Sit on the Strangest Bench in Boston

    There is a bench in Jamaica Plain  in Boston that will make you feel like you are seeing double, but don’t worry it is actually the way it’s designed. It sits overlooking Jamaica Pond looking very similar the other benches on either side. The difference is that this bench has two backs and no front to be seen. The...

  • Boston Decoded Nov 22

    How Do You Sit on This Bench?

    A bench with two backs has delighted passersby at Jamaica Pond for years. We talk to the artist about how this guerilla art display turned into a permanent fixture in Boston.

  • COVID-19 Nov 22

    Curley School Reopens After COVID Outbreak

    The Curley School in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood reopened Monday after a coronavirus outbreak that impacted around 50 students and staff members. The school closed for 10 days against the Massachusetts education commissioner’s wishes, with students learning remotely as administrators worked to contain the outbreak. But it’s back to in-person learning Monday morning, with extra-curricular activities and after school...

  • COVID-19 Nov 15

    Curley School to Remain Closed All Week Amid COVID Outbreak

    The Curley School in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood will remain closed for the next week against the Massachusetts education commissioner’s wishes, as students continue remote learning and administrators work to contain a coronavirus outbreak that has already impacted nearly 50 students and staff members. The K-8 school announced on Tuesday that it planned to switch to remote learning for 10…

  • education Nov 10

    Jamaica Plain School Moves to Remote Learning Amid Outbreak

    The Curley School in Jamaica Plain is going remote for 10 days due to a recent spike in COVID-19 cases.

  • boston public schools Nov 10

    School Closing for 10 Days Due to COVID Cluster

    A middle school in Jamaica Plain is the first in Boston to go remote this school year due to a cluster of COVID-19 cases.

  • Jamaica Plain Nov 9

    Rise in COVID Cases at JP School Prompts 10-Day Closure

    A Boston school is closing for 10 days because of an outbreak of COVID.

  • luis taveras Nov 8

    Mass. Soldier Killed Overseas in Car Crash

    Eighth Army Specialist Luis Taveras; his wife Lisbeth, 30; and their child Luis, 1, were driving near the city of Pyeongtaek on Monday evening when their vehicle collided with another vehicle, military officials said.

  • car crash Nov 8

    US Soldier From Boston Dies With Wife, Child in Crash in South Korea

    A U.S. Army soldier, his wife and their toddler son were killed in a car crash in South Korea last week, U.S. Forces in Korea confirmed to NBC10 Boston Sunday. Eighth Army Specialist Luis Taveras, 26, was from Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood, according to Stars and Stripes, the military newspaper. Former Massachusetts Secretary of Veteran Services Francisco Urena confirmed...

  • Boston Sep 9

    Deadly Jamaica Plain Shooting Caught on Camera

    A man is dead after being shot Wednesday in a busy section of Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood in broad daylight. “This is a middle-of-the-day, brazen shooting,” Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins said. “This is a vibrant community, hard-working people work here, and they deserve to be safe.” Police responded to Washington Street in Egelston Square just before 3...

  • Fatal Shooting Sep 9

    One Man Dead After Shooting in Jamaica Plain

    A man is dead after being shot Wednesday in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood.

  • Jamaica Plain Aug 30

    Large Water Main Break Reported in Jamaica Plain

    Emergency crews are responding to Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood on Monday afternoon for a large water break causing street flooding. Boston fire said they are standing by to cover buildings around Centre and Pond streets as the Boston Water and Sewer Commission works on the water main break in the road. Motorists are being asked to avoid the area,...

  • Boston Aug 27

    Dozens Left Without Power After Jamaica Plain Manhole Explosion, Eversource Says

    An explosion that came from a manhole shocked residents of Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood and left dozens of them without power. “There was smoke pouring out of the manhole cover,” said Dan Valachovic, who grabbed his phone and captured the explosion on camera. “So I started the video, and soon, the flames shot out.” Moments before the explosion, cars...

  • Jamaica Plain Aug 20

    Person Stabbed in Jamaica Plain

    A person suffered life-threatening injuries in a stabbing Thursday night in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood. Police say the stabbing happened in the 3600 block of Washington Street. No arrests have been made. Authorities did not immediately release any further information.

  • Boston Jul 31

    Jamaica Pond Closed Due to Cyanobacteria

    A popular pond in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood is closed to water activities due to the suspected presence of cyanobacteria. The Boston Public Health Commission announced Friday evening that Jamaica Pond appeared to be experiencing a harmful algae bloom. “These blooms may produce toxins that can make people and pets sick,” the commission said in a statement. “Park visitors...

  • fire Jul 6

    Four People, Dog Displaced After Jamaica Plain Attic Catches Fire

    Four people and a dog are displaced after the attic of a building in Jamaica Plain caught fire around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday. Everyone inside of 41 Cornwall Street evacuated safely, according to the Boston Fire Department. The Red Cross of Massachusetts is helping the residents find housing. Fire officials are working to determine the cause of the fire, which inflicted…

  • Sonia Chang-Diaz Jun 29

    Sonia Chang-Diaz Explains Why She's Running for Governor

    Five days after announcing she will be a candidate for governor of Massachusetts, NBC10 Boston met up with Sonia Chang-Diaz in a park in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood for her first sit-down interview. Why is she running? “I’m tired of waiting for government to greet the challenges that working families in Massachusetts face with the same determination and the...

  • Juneteenth Jun 18

    11 Ways to Celebrate Juneteenth in Boston

    Monday will be the first time Massachusetts officially celebrates Juneteenth, and many groups are planning to go all-out.

  • Boston Jun 3

    Fire Sale: A Partially Burned-Out Home in JP Is on the Market at $500K

    Boston’s real estate market is very hot right now — so hot that a fire-damaged home in Jamaica Plain has been listed for $500,000. The three bed, one bathroom, 1,242 square foot building on its own lot on Union Avenue, near an Orange Line T stop, a brewery and Franklin Park. The listing emphasizes the possibilities available for someone who…

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