Monthly Archives: August 2013

Pond Walk

August 2, 2013
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Pond Walk

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St. John’s Church rector retires

August 2, 2013
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St. John’s Church rector retires

SUMNER HILL—Anne Fowler, who has been at the helm of St. John’s Episcopal Church at 1 Roanoke Ave. for two decades and was part of the effort to legalize gay marriage in the state, stepped away as rector last month. “I have loved my years here, and leave this very special community with profound...

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Talking Business

August 2, 2013
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Talking Business

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Suspects sought in 2 shootings

August 2, 2013
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Police are seeking suspects in two separate shootings July 29 that left two men wounded in Egleston and Jackson Squares. In the Egleston Square incident, a man in his 20s was wounded by a gunshot and beaten in the face with a pistol early in the morning in the area of 72 Walnut Park...

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JP Local First

August 2, 2013
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JP Local First

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Hero Sculpture

August 2, 2013
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Peace activist Carlos Arredondo, who became world-famous for rescuing victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, speaks at the Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival on the weekend of July 19, where he was among the heroes and victims honored in a giant sculpture of beach sand. The Roslindale resident is known for his anti-war displays in JP, and the local post office is dedicated to his son, a Marine killed in the Iraq War. (Photo by Ashley Falcucci)

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Parking, policing to shift for Casey plan

August 2, 2013
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Over 100 parking spaces located under the Casey Overpass will be relocated across the street to the Arborway bus yard during construction of the Casey Arborway before they are mostly eliminated. The state Department of Transportation’s (MassDOT) Casey Arborway project will remove spaces currently located under the aging overpass as part of its plan...

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JP Agenda, Aug. 2, 2013

August 2, 2013
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Aug. 13 for the Aug. 16 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Zoning Board of Appeals, Tues., Aug. 6, 10:30am: 36 Greenough Ave. (erect addition & roof deck), City Hall, Room 801, Info:...

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Editorial: Policing the Casey

August 2, 2013
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Overlapping police jurisdictions in the current Casey Overpass area are already a longstanding issue that lowers law enforcement and frustrates residents trying to call for help. With the forthcoming Casey Arborway, plans to simply expand those overlaps are inadequate and amount to jurisdiction as fiction. Today’s Forest Hills nexus of the Arborway and Washington...

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Editorial: Business boosts

August 2, 2013
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The recent openings of cafés on former vacant MBTA parcels is good news for JP’s economy and street life, and a rebirth of vitality stolen by the failed I-95 highway project that seized some of that land by eminent domain decades ago. Simpli Bar & Bites on Washington Street and Café Bartlett Square on...

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