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Casey Overpass closures, demo to start next month

January 30, 2015
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The state Department of Transportation (MassDOT) laid out plans for the first 90 days for the Casey Arborway construction project during a contentious community meeting Jan. 21 at English High School. The plan includes closing the westbound lane of the Casey Overpass in late February and the entire overpass by the end of March,...

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Franklin Park Olympics details revealed

January 30, 2015
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Franklin Park Olympics details revealed

By Rebeca Oliveira, John Ruch and Peter Shanley/Gazette Staff Franklin Park’s White Stadium and William J. Devine Golf Course are officially proposed as 2024 Boston Olympics venues in bid documents finally revealed on Jan. 21 by Boston 2024. The plans include hosting various events...

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A Stroll in the Snow

January 30, 2015
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A Stroll in the Snow

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Ex-owner: I was ‘deceived’ in historic house sale

January 30, 2015
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FOREST HILLS—The former owner of 21 Yale Terrace says that she was “deceived” by a buyer who claimed to be a family-minded local grandmother into selling the historic house...

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Cierran el paso elevado Casey para empezar la demolición

January 30, 2015
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En una contenciosa reunión comunitaria el 21 de enero en English High School, el departamento de transporte del estado (MassDOT) reveló sus planes para los primeros 90 días del...

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3383-3389 Washington St. project approved

January 30, 2015
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3383-3389 Washington St. project approved

The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) approved the redeveloped as a mixed-use residential and retail building with 21 units of housing and over 2,300 square feet of ground floor retail...

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JP Post Office might move or shrink

January 30, 2015
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The United States Postal Service (USPS) is considering moving or downsizing the Jamaica Plain Post Office at 655 Centre St, although it is in the “very earliest stage” of...

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New York man charged with Jackson Sq. murder

January 30, 2015
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JACKSON SQ.— A woman found dead last summer in Jackson Square was a murder victim, according to Boston Police, who arrested a suspect in New York City on Jan....

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JP Observer: Tree removal needs regulation

January 30, 2015
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In what is just the latest in several tree massacres in Jamaica Plain in the past decade, the MBTA cleared the proposed Southwest Corridor Park Greenway Extension near Washington...

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500 Arborway demo delayed for Casey

January 30, 2015
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Demolition of the vacant MBTA building at 500 Arborway has been delayed until the completion of the Casey Arborway project, late 2016 at the earliest, according to MBTA spokesperson...

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SJC upholds conviction of store clerk’s killer

January 30, 2015
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SJC upholds conviction of store clerk’s killer

The state’s highest court upheld the conviction of the murderer who committed one of Jamaica Plain’s most infamous crimes in a Jan. 20 decision. Edward Corliss, now 68, robbed...

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Nonprofits place only bid for Heath St. site

January 30, 2015
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A team of local nonprofit developers placed the only bid to develop 10 City-owned parcels along Heath Street, according to the Department of Neighborhood Development (DND). The bid was...

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Urban Edge appoints interim CEO

January 30, 2015
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Urban Edge, a community development corporation based in Jamaica Plain, has appointed Susan Davy as interim chief executive officer to replace Chrystal Kornegay, according to an email sent out...

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Police seek suspect in indecent assault at pond

January 30, 2015
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PONDSIDE—Boston Police are seeking a suspect in an indecent assault on Jan. 19 at Jamaica Pond. A woman reported that, while she jogged in the area of the boathouse...

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Fresh Truck expands from new JP home

January 30, 2015
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A fresh market on wheels called Fresh Truck has moved to JP and is expanding its mission. According to a newsletter sent out earlier this month, Fresh Truck, a...

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Honoring Dukakis

January 30, 2015
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Honoring Dukakis

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Supreme Visit

January 30, 2015
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Supreme Visit

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JP Agenda, Jan. 30, 2015

January 30, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Feb. 10 for the Feb. 13 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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JPNC Zoning supports Hyde Park Ave. project

January 30, 2015
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The proposed redevelopment of a vacant property at 38-42 Hyde Park Ave. was approved by the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council (JPNC) Zoning Committee last week, pending the signing of...

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JPNC to distribute developer’s $150K donation

January 30, 2015
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The developer of the Olmsted Place apartments will donate $150,000 to local organizations as the final part of a lawsuit settlement with the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council (JPNC). The...

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Police: 6 shot in Bromley-Heath

January 30, 2015
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JACKSON SQ.— Six people were shot in the same incident in Jackson Square’s Bromley-Heath public housing development on the night of Jan. 23, according to the Boston Police Department....

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JP Doctor

January 30, 2015
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JP Doctor

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Volunteers for Vets

January 30, 2015
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Volunteers for Vets

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Sights and Sounds, Jan. 30, 2015

January 30, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Feb. 10 for the Feb. 13 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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