Jamaica Plain Gazette

2nd suspect charged in Centre St. murder

A second suspect has been charged in the Feb. 11 shooting death of Kenneth Lamour, a 21-year-old Hyde Park resident who was working as a snow-shoveler at 891 Centre St. at the time of his murder. Donte Henley, 24, of South Boston allegedly “called in the hit” on Lamour, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. Henley was arraigned today on a charge of murder. Josiah Zachery, 18, of Hyde Park is charged in the case with the actual shooting. Prosecutors say Henley was working alongside Lamour on the snow-shoveling crew and texted Zachery with a message urging him to bring a gun to the scene and providing a description of Lamour. Zachery allegedly followed those instructions, shot Lamour, and ...
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Arborway bike plan includes major rotary redesigns

A proposed bicycle-oriented redesign of the Arborway between Murray and Kelley Circles would replace the historic rotaries with modern roundabouts. Created and advertised as a plan to create and improve bicycle facilities on the Arborway, the plan would replace Murray Circle with two smaller, modern roundabouts, replace Kelley Circle with one roundabout, and redirect regional traffic to the Arborway’s central lanes in order to turn the side carriageways into one-way local-traffic roads and bike lanes. Two “early idea” meetings were held the first week of February, advertised as for “bicycle facilities,” which presented speeding and accident information and proposed the new design. “The project was scoped out as bike facilities design project. It became very clear during the discovery phase ...
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Panorama of the Mountains

Photopost: The Snow Rabbits of Allston

A snow mound in front of my place of work has become a gathering place for at least five rabbits (there could be more but rabbits can’t count beyond four). Filed under: Boston Life and Culture, Photopost Tagged: Allston, Animals, BOSnow, Boston, Bunnies, Photographs, Rabbits, Snow
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Book Review:The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

Author: Neil Gaiman  Title: The Ocean at the End of the Lane Narrator: Neil Gaiman Publication Info: [New York] : Harper Audio, 2013. Previously read by the same author: American Gods Good Omens The Graveyard Book The Sandman: Preludes and Nocturnes The Sandman: The Doll’s House The Sandman: Dream Country The Sandman: Season of Mists The Ocean at the […]
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