Hill Happenings

Former Mission Hill High School principal Sister Patrice Garrity departed her beloved Mission Hill Parish last month, having been reassigned to a convent in Connecticut. Sister Garrity, a 1947 Mission High School graduate, was the school’s best principal when the…

1 more Hubway station coming

One more Hubway station is coming soon to the Longwood Medical Area (LMA), joining three of the bike rental program’s stations already there and two in Mission Hill, the Gazette has learned. The popular new program might expand more in…

Storm downs trees

Tropical storm Irene downed trees around Boston today as the former hurricane blew through town with winds up to 65 mph. The ever-weakening storm was significantly less powerful than major media outlets were reporting hours before its arrival. But its strong gusts…

Hubway looks like a hit

Full station list still unclear Hubway, the city’s innovative public bicycle-rental system, launched with five local stations last month and looks like a hit. More than half of the available bikes were in use at several stations the Gazette checked…