Monthly Archives: July 2011

Kids christen new Jamaica Pond fleet

July 22, 2011
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Kids christen new Jamaica Pond fleet

Built their own boats with JP group PONDSIDE—Swimzilla, Piranha, The Rider, The Great Ebony Blanca Shark—those are the names emblazoned on the backs of four rowboats that were christened with Poland Springs sparkling water and launched on Jamaica Pond June 15 by about 40 fifth-graders. The students, from the Haley Pilot School in Roslindale,...

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Bromley-Heath history film re-released

July 22, 2011
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JACKSON SQ.—A 1978 documentary named after Mission Hill, but with a large focus of the Bromley-Heath Housing development and Jackson Square neighborhood, was recently re-released on DVD by the Watertown-based non-profit Documentary Educational Resources. The film “Mission Hill and the Miracle of Boston,” looks at changes in the area between the 1940s and the...

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Flaherty eager for another term

July 22, 2011
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Flaherty eager for another term

Two years after challenging Mayor Thomas Menino in one of the closest races the mayor has ever faced, former At-Large City Councilor Michael Flaherty wants his old job back. “It was never an option for me to take my ball and go home. I am not interested in sitting in the bleachers,” Flaherty said...

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Muddy River rehab to roll this year

July 22, 2011
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After years of delays, an Army Corps of Engineers-led project aimed at rehabilitating the Muddy River is getting started this fall, city and federal officials told the Gazette this month. For Jamaica Plain, that means the final engineering designs for dredging the river—which flows from Jamaica Pond through Ward’s, Willow and Leverett ponds along...

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Invitación, 7/22

July 22, 2011
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Vacaciones Comida. Free Summer Meals for Children, es el nombre del programa de la ciudad de Boston y Mass Department of Education. Funciona entre junio 29 y Sept. 2, para brindar alimentos a los niños que están de vacaciones. No exigen registro ni ID. Info/Locations: 800-645-8333. Verano. El ciclo de Summer Nights Out, de ...

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Agenda, 7/22

July 22, 2011
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The final, last-minute deadline for JP Agenda listings is noon, Aug. 9 for the Aug. 12  issue. Send listings to news@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Listings with no end date will be run for 3 months, space permitting. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings JPNC Special Meeting, Tues., July...

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Happenings, 7/22

July 22, 2011
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The final, last-minute deadline for Happenings listings is noon, Aug. 9 for the Aug. 12 issue. Send arts and entertainment listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Listings with no end date will be run for 3 months, space permitting. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Events The Grill...

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Forest Hills Trust may lose funding

July 8, 2011
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If the Forest Hills Educational Trust (FHET), known for the yearly Lantern Festival at Forest Hills Cemetery, does not maintain last year’s level of cultural programming, it could lose its steady funding from the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC), the Gazette has learned. FHET programming was abruptly suspended in January, as the Gazette reported at...

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Medical clinic to open

July 8, 2011
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S. HUNTINGTON AVE.—A major new medical clinic is aiming to open next month inside Mount Pleasant Home’s new building. Brigham and Women’s Advanced Primary Care, South Huntington at 301 S. Huntington Ave. will have a total of six doctors and up to 35 other staff members, according to Dr. Joseph Frolkis, the director of...

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Hasta el 10 compre con “pasaporte”

July 8, 2011
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“Esto es un ejemplo para todos los vecindarios” dijo Jeffrey Sánchez, en el pasado evento donde tiendas y bodegas de Jamaica Plain se unieron para demostrar no sólo la capacidad de atender una demanda multicultural, sino la posibilidad de trabajar juntos “sin diferencias ni competencia”. Aquella actividad fue en abril y la ceremonia que...

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