Month: August 2011

WAG brainstorms public spaces

FOREST HILLS—The Working Advisory Group (WAG) for the Casey Overpass replacement project has started brainstorming the pedestrian areas surrounding the future overpass replacement. At the Aug. 17 meeting, WAG members brainstormed on possible elements of the final design on either…

Bank may replace fence

By Benjamin Colb Special to the Gazette   PONDSIDE—Bank of America is considering replacing or repairing the chain-link fence around its Burroughs Street parking lot at the request of the Jamaica Pond Association (JPA). The JPA reached out to the…

Sights and Sounds, 8/26

The final, last-minute deadline for Sights and Sounds listings is noon, Sept. 6 for the Sept. 9 issue. Send arts and entertainment listings to [email protected] Listings with no end date will be run for 3 months, space permitting. Note: 617…

Invitación, 8/26

Deporte Maratón. El domingo 9 de octubre será el maratón que organiza Boston Athletic Association,con un recorrido especial por Emerald Necklace park system. Se trata de la mitad de una competencia regular y gran parte de los números ya han…

Children’s home to sell campus

S. HUNTINGTON AVE.—The Home for Little Wanderers announced today that it is putting its 3.5-acre Jamaica Plain campus up for sale. The children’s home sought to redevelop the 161 S. Huntington Ave. facility, known as the Knight Children’s Center (KCC),…

Commandos train in Agassiz School

Land chopper on roof U.S. military commandos practiced raids in the shuttered Agassiz Elementary School last month, including a nighttime helicopter landing on the school’s roof, the Gazette has learned. The elite special forces training was done without notice to…