Community News Briefs

September 27, 2018
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Harbor View Neighborhood Association Meeting Agenda

October 2018 Harbor View Neighborhood Association Meeting is on October 1, at 6:30 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.)

Brooke Charter School

145 Byron Street

Agenda

Welcome/Introduction (5min)

Station 7 Update Sgt. Martin, Officer Simons (10min)

Announcements (5min)

Non-Development Presentations

Jessica Vasquez the new Director of Operations at the Brooke Charter School (5 min)

  • Introduce herself to the neighborhood

Development Presentations

144 Addison St, Informational Presentation (30 min)

  • Damian Szary from Gate Residential, 270 rental units, 179 parking spaces

631 Saratoga St, First Presentation (20 min)

  • Jeff Drago, demolish existing structure, erect 3 story building with 4 units

IPOD Discussion with BPDA (20 min)

New Business (10 min)

Visit us at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/harborviewna/

 

The Eagle Hill Civic Association meeting agenda

The Eagle Hill Civic Association will hold its Sept. meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. at East Boston High School inside the cafeteria.

The agenda is as follows:

Welcome: Debra Cave

  • Station 7 Updates: Officer Danny Simons & Sgt. Jim Martin
  • Kristina Ricco, BPDA: Plan East Boston
  • Andrea Nuciforo, Berkshire Roots:253 Meridian St. Retail Dispensary of Cannabis
  • Jeff Drago: 106 Saratoga St. VOTE, 127 Condor St. (NOAH Project) VOTE, 87 Marion/74A Lexington St. VOTE • Richard Lynds: 337 Chelsea St Informational, 343 Chelsea St. Informational, 101 Condor St. VOTE, 247 Saratoga St. Informational

Eagle Hill sweatshirts available for sale!!!

 

WINARC Fall Activities

WINARC is a local organization that offers social, educational, and recreational activities for individuals with disabilities. Their fall schedule is set, and they welcome new members from Winthrop and surrounding communities to join in the fun. Here’s their schedule:

Special Olympics: Sept. 30

Hip Hop: Oct. 3, 10, 17, and 24

Bingo: Oct. 12

Halloween Dance: Oct. 27

Craft Night: Nov. 16

Bowling: Dates to be Announced

For further information contact Nancy Guiffre (WINARC Co-President) at (617)640-4292.

 

LEARN ITALIAN FREE

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 info call 617-846-8538

 

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 p.m.  A suggested donation of $2 is asked.

 

East Boston Social Center’s Senior Program now offering Spanish Language Classes

The Senior Program at the East Boston Social Centers is now offering Spanish Language Classes for adults over 60 years old.  Classes are held every Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Room 209.  All are welcome to attend.  Class is taught by Mr. Montaro.  No need to register, just come by on Wednesday at 10 a.m. for this fun class.  The East Boston Social Centers is located at 68 Central Square.

 

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 St.

 

Grace Church

Grace Church Federated is a United Church of Christ and Episcopal church located at 760 Saratoga Street, East Boston.   All are welcome.  Please join us for our Sunday morning service at 9:30 a.m., followed by a coffee hour.  We also have a Food Pantry open to all East Boston residents, every Saturday from 10 a.m. – noon.  For additional information regarding our church services or food pantry, please visit our website:  gracechurcheastie.org

 

Check out What’s Happening at the East Boston Branch Library!!

Book Discussion Club:  Substance Use Recovery Memoirs and Stories:

Thursday, Sept. 27th at 6:30 p.m.

For our September Book Discussion Club, we will be focusing on memoirs and stories that talk about substance use, addiction, and recovery as part of SAMHSA’s National Recovery Month.

Choose from a selection of titles ranging from graphic novels to fiction to first-hand accounts from people in recovery. Print, ebook and audiobook options are available. We will meet on September 27th to discuss the books we have selected while enjoying light refreshments.

 

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.

 

NEWTON COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL HOLDS OPEN HOUSE: SUNDAY, NOV. 4

On Sunday, November 4 from 1-3:30 p.m., Newton Country Day School of the Sacred Heart will host its annual Open House. The event will provide prospective students for grades 5-12 and their families the opportunity to tour the school, meet students and faculty members from all departments, see the Martin Athletic and Wellness Center in action, and hear from Headmistress Sister Barbara Rogers. There also will be Middle and Upper School student panels at which families can learn more about Newton Country Day’s balanced program of academics, arts, athletics, and community service.

For more information and to register, please contact the Admission Office at (617) 244-4246 or visit www.newtoncountryday.org/admission.

Newton Country Day School is located at 785 Centre St., Newton, Mass. 02458.

 

WIT Graduates

The following local students have graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, Mass.

  • Jean Atehortua of Boston, Mass. (02128)
  • Giuseppe Barletta of Boston, Mass. (02128)
  • Mateo Galeano of East Boston, Mass. (02128)

The university held its summer commencement on August 19, 2018.

Founded in 1904, Wentworth Institute of Technology stresses project-based, hands-on learning, with an emphasis on cooperative education and careers, community enrichment, and contributing to the economic vitality of the Greater Boston region. The nationally ranked school is recognized as a leader in engineering, technology, design and science.

Wentworth has some 17 bachelor’s degree programs in areas such as architecture; construction management; mechanical, biomedical and civil engineering; and computer science. It offers master’s degrees in in applied computer science, architecture, civil engineering, construction management, facility management, and technology management.