Monthly Archives: June 2014

Hill’s parklet installed in Roslindale

June 13, 2014
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Hill’s parklet installed in Roslindale

Following controversy between its partner businesses, the parklet created by the City for Mission Hill, and with the Hill’s design input, was installed in Roslindale Village last week instead of returning to the Tremont Street spot it had last year. A parklet is a small, semi-permanent public space that resembles a deck, created from...

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YMCA reopens facilities

June 13, 2014
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The Huntington YMCA has reopened its fitness center, locker rooms, gymnasium, handball/racketball courts and pool following over a year of construction work for Northeastern University’s (NU) controversial GrandMarc dorm, according to a YMCA email newsletter. The facilities reopened between May 30 and June 9. When completed, the GrandMarc at Northeastern project, behind the YMCA...

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Use a concern for DND Heath St. parcels

June 13, 2014
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BACK OF THE HILL—The size and shape of any new development on 10 City-owned parcels along Heath Street need careful consideration, community members told the Department of Neighborhood Development (DND) planners at a June 5 meeting. The City plans to sell for redevelopment the contiguous parcels at 9-21 Bromley St., 894-908 Parker St., 58-62...

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Memory fragment leads to adoption revelation

June 13, 2014
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Memory fragment leads to adoption revelation

Just a fragment of memory was all that decided whether Barbara Ohrstrom, a project manager at a Northeastern University writing center, would find out who her birth parents were. Ohrstrom, who was adopted as a child, has detailed that quest in her book “Searching for the Castle.” “I thought about my birth parents: Who...

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Celebrating Survivors

June 13, 2014
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Celebrating Survivors

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Hill Agenda, June 13-July 10, 2014

June 13, 2014
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, July 8 for the July 11 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services board of directors, first Monday of every month, 6-7:30pm, Mission Church Parish Center, 1545 Tremont...

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Congrats to Grads

June 13, 2014
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Congrats to Grads

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Participación, June 13-July 10, 2014

June 13, 2014
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La entrega para la sección de Participación es mediodía el 8 de julio para la edición 11 de julio. Escribir news@missionhillgazette.com. Note: Todos los números tiene 617, a menos que dice otro número.           Reuniones Community Alliance of Mission Hill, agenda se anunciará, tercer miércoles del mes, 7-8:30pm, Harvard School of Public Health, 677...

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First Responders: EMTs: Every day is an adventure

June 13, 2014
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First Responders: EMTs: Every day is an adventure

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) Andrea Amuzzini and Chanel Belim have to be ready for anything every day, they told the Gazette during a visit and ride-along in their ambulance on June 6. Ambulance 13 usually covers Mission Hill, Jamaica Plain (their base is E-13 police station there), West Roxbury and Dorchester, but they will...

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First Responders: LMA hospitals ready for mass casualty events

June 13, 2014
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When mass casualties occur, society turns to hospitals to treat the victims. Two local Longwood Medical Area hospitals—Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH)—said they’re ready for those events and have their training to thank. “We run exercises and train. We learn things. It is an ever evolution,” said...

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