Monthly Archives: April 2012

Letter: Don’t mock luxury residents-to-be

April 27, 2012
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I found your April 13 editorial (“S. Huntington luxuries) on the impending cuts to the Green Line insulting to the nth degree. Instead of discussing the ramifications of the proposed MBTA service cuts and how these could negatively impact our community, and perhaps even offering your readers a cogent solution to this dilemma, your first impulse is to...

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Letter: Thanks to JP volunteers

April 27, 2012
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In honor of National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, we would like to take this opportunity to publicly thank and celebrate the 420 volunteers whose steadfast dedication and commitment enable Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston to fulfill its mission: to enrich the quality of life for terminally ill patients and their families....

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Sights and Sounds, 4/27/12

April 27, 2012
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The deadline for listings is noon, May 8 for the May 11 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Events Wake Up the Earth Festival & Parade, Sat., May 5, parade assembly at 10:30am, parade 11:30am, from Curtis Hall. Rain date...

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Invitación, 4/27/12

April 27, 2012
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La entrega para la lista de Invitación es al mediodía, el 8 de mayo para la publicación del 11 de mayo. Mandar a news@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Nota: hay que marcar 617 antes de los números que salen abajo, si no tiene otro número. Reuniones Grupo de advertencia para Casey Arborway Design, lúnes 30 abril; miercoles 16...

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JP Agenda, 4/27/12

April 27, 2012
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The deadline for JP Agenda listings is noon, May 8 for the May 11 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Casey Arborway Design Advisory Group, Mon., April 30; Wed., May 16, 6-8pm, State Lab Bldg., 305 South St. Info: massdot.state.ma.us/caseyoverpass....

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E-13 Police Report, 4/13-4/22

April 27, 2012
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4/13 12:00pm, 144 McBride St. Larceny. 5:30pm, 105 Walk Hill St. Vandalism.   4/15 9:00pm, Wenham St. Vandalism. 10:30am, 279 Central St. Jose Almeida arrested for willful & malicious destruction of property. 9:00am, 111 Walk Hill St. Vandalism. 9:00pm, Pershing Rd. Hit and run with damages. 11:59pm, 2000 Columbus Ave. Larceny.   4/16 2:00pm,...

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E-13 Police Report, 3/9-3/25

April 27, 2012
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3/9 1:00am, 366 Arborway. Stolen bicycle. 4:00pm, 3347 Washington St. Drugs. 9:43pm, 15 Forbes St. Vandalism. 8:15pm, Bragdon St. Possession of class A drugs. 4:30pm, 74 Halifax St. Vandalism.   3/10 6:00am, 251 Chestnut Ave. Vandalism. 8:15am, 97 Mercer St. A Brighton woman arrested for shoplifting. 11:11am, 75 Lamartine St. Drugs. 7:26pm, 18 Copley...

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Fire leaves 14 homeless

April 25, 2012
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A porch fire at an 83 Paul Gore St. residential building has left 14 people homeless until repairs are made. The Boston Fire Department did not respond to Gazette questions about the cause of the April 20 fire. A fund to assist the residents has been set up through the Neighbors for Neighbors organization...

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Jackson Sq. property to become parking lot

April 25, 2012
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JACKSON SQ.—Local developer Mordechai Levin is planning on turning the property at 41 Amory St. into an 84-vehicle parking lot. “To be honest with you, much of Jamaica Plain needs more parking. Much of the city needs more parking. It’s an old city,” said Levin. The site was previously used for “wrecking, dismantling and...

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Police seek school sex crime suspect

April 25, 2012
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SUMNER HILL—A man exposed his genitals to children outside a local school on April 24 and is being sought by police, according to the Boston Police Department (BPD). The suspect, described as a short white male in blue jeans, reportedly approached children playing outside the Hollow Reed School at 93 Sedgwick St. around 10:30...

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