Monthly Archives: May 2012

Woman found guilty in parking space slashing

May 4, 2012
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A Mission Hill woman was convicted this week of slashing her neighbor with a kitchen knife in a 2010 dispute about a parking space, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. Carmen Andino, 40, will be sentenced May 9 for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Her 17-year-old daughter was acquitted in...

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‘Unsung heroine’ honored

May 4, 2012
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Mission Hill activist Patricia Flaherty has been named a 2012 “Unsung Heroine” by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women. The award will be presented at a May 16 State House ceremony. Flaherty is a senior project manager at Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services. She is a member of such groups as the...

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Water pipe work may close streets

May 4, 2012
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Water pipe replacement work will come to three Mission Hill streets within the month, possibly creating street closures and temporary water service bypasses. The affected streets are Oscar, Sachem and Wait. “It’s for the community,” said Boston Water and Sewer Commission spokesperson Tom Bagley about the work, which will improve water pressure and clarity....

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Gunman shoots cars

May 4, 2012
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An unknown gunman shot several parked cars in the Alice Taylor Homes housing development on April 15, according to the Boston Police Department (BPD). A witness reported hearing nine gunshots around 11 p.m. in the area of 34 Annunciation Road. The witness then saw a black male jump over a fence and run onto...

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BWH trees removed for garage project

May 4, 2012
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BWH trees removed for garage project

Bus stop to be moved BRIGHAM CIRCLE—Construction on Brigham and Women’s Hospitals (BWH) new garage project has begun with the removal of old fir trees and excavation of the site. Residents can also expect the MBTA bus stop on the corner of the 15 Francis St. site to be moved soon. The Brigham Green...

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Participacion, Mayo 4-31

May 4, 2012
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La entrega para la sección de Participación es mediodía 29 de mayo para la edición 1 de junio. Escribir news@missionhillgazette.com. Reuniones Community Alliance of Mission Hill (alianza comunitaria de Mission Hill) reunión anual y elecciones, miércoles, 16 mayo, Harvard School of Public Health, Kresge Building, Room G-2, 677 Huntington Ave. Info: RJohnson@camhonline.org. Sitio Art...

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Health Mobile

May 4, 2012
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Health Mobile

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What’s Up, May 4-31, 2012

May 4, 2012
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The deadline for What’s Up listings is noon, May 29 for the June 1 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Meetings Community Alliance of Mission Hill annual meeting and elections, Wed., May 16, 7-8pm, Harvard School of Public Health, Kresge Building, Room G-2, 677 Huntington Ave. Info: RJohnson@camhonline.org. Art Park site redevelopment meeting, hosted by...

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Art Show

May 4, 2012
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Art Show

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Editorial: Cold cases, cold comfort

May 4, 2012
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Two of Mission Hill’s cold-case murders were solved last month. There is comfort in that closure, but lingering dismay at the similarities between the horrifying crimes. The prosecution stories strongly suggest that the murders of Rebecca Payne in 2008 and Demetrius Blocker in 2010 were cases of mistaken identity by drug dealers. Both victims...

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