Month: July 2011

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…

Bromley-Heath history film re-released

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…

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…

Muddy River rehab to roll this year

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…

Invitación, 7/22

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…

Agenda, 7/22

The final, last-minute deadline for JP Agenda listings is noon, Aug. 9 for the Aug. 12  issue. Send listings to [email protected] Listings with no end date will be run for 3 months, space permitting. Note: 617 should be dialed before…

Happenings, 7/22

The final, last-minute deadline for Happenings listings is noon, Aug. 9 for the Aug. 12 issue. Send arts and entertainment listings to [email protected] Listings with no end date will be run for 3 months, space permitting. Note: 617 should be…

Forest Hills Trust may lose funding

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…

Medical clinic to open

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…