Community News Briefs


The July meeting for the Orient Heights Neighborhood Council will be held on Monday, July 16 at YMCA,  58 Ashley Street

The agenda is as follows:

6:15 p.m. Registration

6:30 to 6:40 p.m. – Station 7 – Community Update –

Sgt. Jim Martin and Officer Dan Simon

6:45 to 7:00 p.m. – Kannan – EB Greenway, Update on Barr Foundation Grant

VOTE David Gottlieb Esq., 78 Horace Street, subdivide into two (2) and confirm occupancy as a legal two-family dwelling.

VOTE Joshua Acevedo – 78 Waldemar Ave, lot between 64 and 80 Waldemar, new single family

Jeff Drago Projects:

New    1 Short Street, erect a multi-unit building (27) – We do not have an exact count for parking yet-

VOTE 58 Byron St. vacant lot, erecting a 4-story building w/4 units and 4 parking spaces.

VOTE 181 Cowper, demolish the existing and erecting a 3-story building w/9 units and 14 parking spaces.

Richard Lynds Projects:

New 41 Gladstone St, Proposal to build 3 family with 4 parking spaces

New 70 Wordsworth, Proposal to erect a 6-unit residential dwelling with 4 parking spaces

VOTE 2 Ford St Proposal to demolish an existing auto repair shop, combine lots creating a new lot containing 9,417 square feet and erect a four-story mixed use structure containing 27 residential units (including 4 IDP Units), 1,590 square feet of retail at the ground level, and 23 garage parking spaces.

Project will be subject to Article 80E-2 (Small Project Review)

Members Business –

Meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. – Agenda is subject to change.

Next meeting:  NO MEETING in August!!!

Monday, September 17, 2018


Social Centers Senior Lunch

If you are age 65+, The East Boston Social Centers at 68 Central Square in East Boston has a table and a meal waiting for you.  The Senior Lunch Program Sponsored by Kit Clark Senior Services provides a hot, nutritious lunch along with wonderful socialization Monday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.  A suggested donation of $2 is asked.

East Boston    Tech Meetup

The purpose of the East Boston Tech Meetup is to build a community of people currently working in tech or those aspiring to move into a tech career who live or work in East Boston. These meetings will be held in the heart of Maverick Landing conveniently located steps from the Maverick T station, in the Maverick Landing Meeting House at 31 Liverpool Street.


Tech goes home

Tech Goes Home is a computer based program with the goal of ensure that all low-come residents of Greater Boston are equipped with the tools, training, and access to support 21st-century skills development. The TGH program offers resident the ability to improve their quality of life as new member of the online community.

What’s included for Boston residents?

  • 15 Hours of Computer training
  • A web based curriculum designed to help you access resources throughout the Internet.
  • The option to purchase a brand new computer for just $50
  • Help accessing significantly discounted high-speed Internet for qualified participants

If you interested in participating or have any questions,Speak to a staff at ABCD East Boston APAC or Call 617-567-8857.



The Boston Parks and Recreation Department announces the return of free youth Sports Centers at White Stadium in Franklin Park, M Street Park in South Boston, and East Boston Stadium featuring professional instruction in a number of popular sports from July 9 to August 17.

The Sports Centers are offered free of charge to Boston residents and open to boys and girls ages 7 to 14.  The program offers progressive skill development to city youth in July and August.

The East Boston Summer Recreation and Sports Center at East Boston Memorial Park is a full day drop-in program for Boston residents ages 7 to14.  Children may participate in a number of supervised activities including sports, games, and arts and crafts.  The program runs Monday through Friday from July 9 to August 17, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Pre-registration is recommended and space is limited.  For more information, please call (617) 961-3085 or email [email protected]

The South Boston Summer Sports Center at M Street Park is a full day drop-in program for Boston residents ages 7 to 14.  The program runs Monday through Friday from July 9 to August 17, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Children can participate in many traditional and non-traditional recreation activities.  Parents may register their children for one day, a week, or the entire summer. For more information, please call (617) 961-3084 or email [email protected]

The White Stadium Sports Center in Franklin Park will feature several sports Tuesday through Friday from July 10 to August 17, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., with participants choosing a favorite to take part in each week.  The sports offered throughout the program include volleyball, lacrosse, tennis, basketball, Double Dutch, track and field, football, soccer, and baseball/softball.

The White Stadium Sports Center also hosts Monday workshops from July 16 to August 13 offering boys and girls the opportunity to participate in a five-week reading, writing, and math enrichment program.  Pre-registration is required and space is limited.  For more information on all White Stadium Sports Center programs, please call (617) 961-3092 or email [email protected]

Highly skilled clinicians will teach all Sports Center sessions.  Please note that lunch is provided at all locations but participants must provide their own transportation and pre-registration is required for both groups and individuals.  For more information or to register, please go to



The class will be held at Robert DeLeo Senior Center, 35 Harvard St., Winthrop  for residents age 55 and above.

Whether you have Italian ancestry, or just want to learn one of the world’s most beautiful languages, join us at  informal  and friendly Italian language and culture classes.  Wednesday afternoons from 1:15 to  2:45 p.m.

For information call 617-846-8538.

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