Monthly Archives: May 2014

‘4Ws’ association to hold meeting

May 23, 2014
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A new neighborhood association for the “4Ws” area of Forest Hills will hold an organizational meeting May 31. The “4Ws” refers to Wenham, Wachusett, Walk Hill and Weld Hill streets. The association’s area also includes Tower, Woodlawn, Leland and Barlow streets. It currently does not have a neighborhood association. Prompted by proposed redevelopments at...

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Puppet Master

May 23, 2014
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Puppet Master

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Sights and Sounds, May 23, 2014

May 23, 2014
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., June 3 for the June 6 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Events The Emancipated City: Reimagining Boston final event, showcasing work from Urbano Project’s three spring classes, May 27, 5:30pm, 29 Germania...

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Stumping for Art

May 23, 2014
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Stumping for Art

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Nonprofit promotes girl power in Rwanda

May 23, 2014
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Nonprofit promotes girl power in Rwanda

A Jamaica Plain resident is tackling inequality in Rwanda, where very few young women have the opportunity to attend secondary schools, with a nonprofit organization that holds fundraiser runs. “The issue of young women not going to secondary school was something that came up time and time again,” said Margaret Butler about her time...

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JP Tufts Health Plan employees honored

May 23, 2014
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Jamaica Plain residents Wan Ming and Xeni Stamatos were each honored for 15 years of service as Tufts Health Plan employees at a May 13 company event in Watertown. They were among 328 employees honored by the Massachusetts-based health insurer. From press materials.

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UFORGE Show

May 23, 2014
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UFORGE Show

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Book about map thief has JP ties

May 23, 2014
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Book about map thief has JP ties

A new nonfiction book about an infamous thief of rare maps has some Jamaica Plain ties. “The Map Thief,” due out May 29, follows the strange crimes of Edward Forbes Smiley III, who stole maps from the Boston Public Library and Harvard University, among other places, until he was caught in the act at...

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Zoo Support

May 23, 2014
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Zoo Support

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JP Agenda, May 23, 2014

May 23, 2014
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., June 3 for the June 6 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council monthly meeting, agenda to include nominations, interviews and election for one JPNC vacancy in Area A, nominations...

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