Chris Helms


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Things I hate to find on the sidewalk in my neighborhood (Wachusett near Weld Hill St in #JamaicaPlain )

Kitteh in the wilds of Forest Hills Cemetery. #gohomecoyoteslivehere #JamaicaPlain

Just took a work conference call on the banks of Jamaica Pond. #whataworld

Note from a friendly stranger who took in an unlocked bike on Weld Hill in #JamaicaPlain

Best winter hat I've seen yet this year, being rocked by Eden Bellow at Ula Cafe in #JamaicaPlain (now with photo)

Nice American flag display off Wachusetts St in #JamaicaPlain

Camry surrounded by police tape may be the getaway car from the shooting of a Woburn police officer. Woodside Ave. JP

Pedestrian struck at Centre & Oakview Terrace. Apparent head injury #JamaicaPlain

Juancho: Lost black cat near Green St in #JamaicaPlain Call 617-592-7047

Trash day on Weld Hill in #JamaicaPlain Now that's a real Game of Thrones

Fazenda in #JamaicaPlain, across from Forest Hills T, was giving away samples of their vegan granola this a.m.

Fazenda, the coffee place across from Forest Hills T, was handing out cups of their vegan granola to customers this morning.

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The Asian Longhorned Beetle crew examined a Sycamore Maple at JP Patch World HQ this morning. No new sightings yet

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Mash note to Whole Foods at the former Hi-Lo. "Please, don't for a minute take the tiny, but vocal fringe here more seriously than their fractional % warrants."

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Forest of news truck antennas outside Same Old Place after two die in fight. #Jamaicaplain

Shootings in front of Same Old Place

Oh Ula Cafe Guest Sandwich, how I love thee #jamaicaplain

All ages JP Fest tonight at the Temple, 670 Centre, above City Feed. 7:30 pm. Say hi to Patch writer Nick Mendez

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Things to love about JP: The dog hitching posts outside the Boylston City Feed. #jamaicaplain

Is there a better $4 lunch in JP than Alex's Chimi's? No. #jamaicaplain

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