News

2 killed in Jamaicaway crash

October 24, 2014
By

PONDSIDE—Two women died in a car crash on the Jamaicaway at Perkins Street on Oct. 19. The victims were passengers in a BMW that apparently crossed the center line and struck an oncoming Toyota Camry at around 3 a.m., according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. They were identified only as a 33-year-old...

Read more »

Indie bookstore is coming to Green St.

October 24, 2014
By

JP CENTER—An independent bookstore created by a Jamaica Plain resident with a background in book publishing is slated to open next month at 5 Green St. Papercuts, JP owned by Kate Layte, a former associate production editor at Little, Brown/Hachette Book Group. The store will carry “a carefully curated selection of new and nearly...

Read more »

Sunday Music

October 24, 2014
By
Sunday Music

Read more »

No timeframe for Arborway crosswalk upgrade

October 24, 2014
By
No timeframe for Arborway crosswalk upgrade

ARBORWAY—A local resident is complaining about the state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) taking its time making upgrades to a crosswalk on the Arborway. Meanwhile, DCR said those upgrades will happen “shortly,” but had no timeframe for when they would happen. The crosswalk in question is on the state-operated Arborway near the Arnold...

Read more »

Jimmy Fund Support

October 24, 2014
By
Jimmy Fund Support

Read more »

Self Esteem Anniversary

October 24, 2014
By
Self Esteem Anniversary

Read more »

Heath St. parcel project out to bids

October 24, 2014
By

A request for proposals (RFP) to redevelopt 10 City-owned parcels along Heath Street was issued Oct. 6, with a preference for “affordable rental housing or mixed use development” clearly expressed. The completed proposal application is due Dec. 22. “We will invite all eligible applicants to present their plan at a community meeting” in January,...

Read more »

Roslindale Neighbors: Roslindale Open Studios returns Nov. 1-2

October 24, 2014
By
Kasey Davis Appleman displays her work at her home studio on Lindall Street during a previous Open Studios. (Courtesy Photos)

By Amy West/Special to the Gazette Want to meet local artists, get a jump on your holiday shopping, and experience all that Roslindale has to offer? Don’t miss Roslindale Open Studios (ROS), Nov. 1 and 2, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. This unique annual event, celebrating its 10th anniversary, brings together artists, residents and...

Read more »

Roslindale Neighbors: Renovated Adams Park reopens

October 24, 2014
By
Roslindale Neighbors: Renovated Adams Park reopens

Roslindale’s Adams Park—the triangle formed by Washington, Poplar and South streets—officially reopened Oct. 18 with a ribbon-cutting with Mayor Martin Walsh after undergoing a $253,500 renovation that started last April. “We are very excited about the opening,” said Roslindale Village Main Street (RVMS) Executive Director Christina DiLisio. “We have been waiting for many months...

Read more »

Roslindale Neighbors: Compost program expands to Roslindale market

October 24, 2014
By

The City recently expanded its compost drop-off program—and the Roslindale Village Main Street (RVMS) Farmer’s Market was one of five locations chosen to host it. Instead of tossing food scraps into the trash, residents can drop them off at the market at Adams Park, where a company will pick them up for composting. The...

Read more »