Pope's Hill

Memories of my mother are apt to surface especially at this time of year. I don’t, however, have too many memories of her because she died of cancer at the young age of 37, in 1945. I do remember her putting on face powder before she went out. I also... Read more
If you want to see the most magnificent cherry trees in full bloom, you must drive down Hancock St. in Quincy and go past Quincy City Hall. The building is surrounded by cherry trees that are the most beautiful color I have ever seen. They are almost a... Read more
“Oh, hush, my heart, and take thine ease, For here is April weather! The daffodils beneath the trees Are all a-row together.” “April Weather” by Lizette Woodworth Reese We don’t have daffodils underneath our trees but there are lovely orangey-... Read more
“April hath put a spirit of youth in everything.” By William Shakespeare Our yard is certainly youthful. All the young plants are emerging. Our rose bushes are leafing out. Ther forsythia bushes are flowering. The daffodils have opened, much to our... Read more
Boston Police relay news of an early morning arrest of a South Boston man, who apparently thought neighbors on Neponset Ave. would snooze through his glass-shattering antics. Police caught up to the 23 year-old suspect on Train Street and returned to the... Read more
The Pope's Hill Neighborhood Association has created a one-stop web page for parents looking for resources for their children for April vacation, the summer months and beyond. NeponsetThe site, created by the Carver family, includes applications for the... Read more
“All through the long winter, I dream of my garden. On the first day of spring, I dig my fingers deep into the soft earth. I can feel its energy and my spirits soar.” Helen Hayes Helen Hayes must have lived in southern California to have soft... Read more
Just as parents and neighbors have activated en masse to boost the Murphy Community Center’s use by local teens, the city is finally getting around to making a few crucial repairs that will cause it to close down for the entire summer. The move, which... Read more
City Councillor Maureen Feeney has scheduled a hearing for Tuesday evening (April 7) to scrutinize a plan that would temporarily close the Murphy Community Center for renovations this summer. The council's Committee on City and Neighborhood Services will... Read more


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