WELCOME to the JPA website
The Jamaica Pond Association (JPA) is your local neighborhood association that works with you, your neighbors, various city and state agencies,and local businesses to improve the Pondside neighborhood of Jamaica Plain in Boston. Please check the link to the left that provides examples of how the JPA helps your neighborhood regarding public safety, zoning, the parklands, and in supporting other local neighborhood groups and organizations. In addition, we invite you to check all the links to the left to find out more about the JPA.MEETINGS and EVENTS COMING UP
The JPA Board meets the first Monday of each month except in cases of a holiday and the meeting will be the second Monday of the month. The upcoming JPA monthly meetings are scheduled for:
Monday, February 3 2014,
Monday, March 3, 2014.
Meetings start at 7 PM at the Jamaicaway Tower Community Room. Please check the meeting link for more details about the location, etc.
OTHER NOTES of INTEREST
BPD safety tips: Please click on the following link from the Boston Police for more Tips to be Safe. Joggers should consider avoiding wearing headsets so they are more sensitive to other sounds. For women interested in taking a self defense course by the Boston Police, please e-mail Sgt. Eblan at email@example.comJPA membership for seniors: The JPA Board introduced a reduced membership fee of $10 for those residents 65 and over for each calendar year. Please CLICK HERE for the membership link. On-line membership now available: You can now join the JPA by mail or on-line using Paypal. Just click Membershiphere.
Tips to protect your home:Please click on the following link for a list of some suggested tips from the BPD to protect your home from break-ins. Home tips
JP@Home - Jamaica Plain residents, partnering with Ethos, are creating JP@Home to keep JP women and men in their homes as long as possible through JP @Home social networks, information and services. Why navigate the system alone? Enjoy the benefits of membership in JP@Home which support your active, independent lifem More info is available by cl;icking here
Car break-ins: There continues to be reports every so often of property stolen from cars during the night in our area. The stolen items include CDs,cellphones, etc. While some of these car break-ins included a window being smashed, some cars were not locked. Please remember to keep car doors locked and valuables hidden if you have to keep them in the car. Please call the Boston Police to report any suspicious activity.
Route 39 scheduling tracker -- If you want to check out running schedules for the Roue 39 Bus (from Forest Hills to Back Bay), click on