Month: August 2011

Participación

Citas BPL. Hay un comversatorio para discutr el futuro de Boston Public Library. Será el proóximo jueves 25, 6-7pm, en la sucursal Parker Hill, 1497 Tremont St. Info: www.bpl.org/compass. Conciertos. El programa Summer Concerts in the Courtyard del Museum of…

Partners to affiliate with low-cost insurer

Partners HealthCare System, a network of hospitals that includes Brigham and Women’s Hospital in the Longwood Medical Area (LMA), earlier this month signed a letter of intent to “affiliate” with low-cost insurer Neighborhood Health Plan (NHP). The affiliation would mean…

Flaherty eager for another term

Two years after challenging Mayor Thomas Menino in one of the closest races the mayor has ever faced, former At-Large City Councilor Michael Flaherty wants his old job back. “It was never an option for me to take my ball…

What’s Up

The final, last-minute deadline for What’s Up listings is noon, Sept. 13 for the Sept. 16 issue. Email listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings          BPL Compass, discuss…

ArtMobile brings art to the people

Where does the rubber hit the road for the Massachusetts College of Art and Design’s community outreach efforts? Starting this summer, the answer is a Ford van, repurposed by the school’s Center for Art and Community Partnerships as the SPARC…

Editorial: Not just along for the ride

Hubway, the new bicycle rental system, appears to be a success. It would be even more successful with the public input it deserves. Hubway, a joint city-corporate program, is one of Mayor Menino’s many real-deal bicycle infrastructure improvements. It is…

Editorial: Supporting Main Streets

The funding losses at Mission Hill Main Streets (MHMS) that resulted in the layoff of staffer Barry Twomey and delayed a deserved pay raise for Executive Director Richard Rouse are discouraging. Perhaps, like many of the businesses MHMS assists, the…