Community News

Gove Street Citizens Association Monthly Meeting Agenda

Monday, January 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Catherine Leonard-McLean Community Room

Logan Airport Rental Car Center

• Welcome & Announcements

• Boston Police Updates – Sargent Martin & Officer Simmons

• Office Neighborhood Services Updates – Jesus Garcia

• Project Presentations:

• 231 Maverick Street & 96 Cottage Street

A proposal to demolish existing three story buildings at 231 and 233 Maverick Street and the existing two story building at 237R Maverick and erect a new four story building that contains seven units (6 – two bedroom units and one 1-bedroom unit. The Cottage Street property will be four stories and will contain two 2-bedroom units. Off-street parking for 9 units.

1st Presentation – Meggan Ayres and Wayne Daniels, developers/NO VOTE

• 74 Everett Street

A proposal to erect addition and change occupancy to a 4 unit dwelling.

2st Presentation – Attorney Richard Lynds/VOTE

• 58 Lubec Street

This proposal to change occupancy from 4 units to 9 units and erect a penthouse.

Attorney Richard Lynds, 1st Presentation/NO VOTE

• Mt Carmel Project (Frankfort + Gove Street Housing Project)

This project consists of demolishing two existing structures into new residential buildings with 98 units and converting the Mount Carmel Church into a residential building with 14 units and 84 off-street parking spaces. Attorney Jeff Drago, VOTE

Location: The Catherine Leonard-McLean (formerly Noddle Island) Community Room is located on the first floor of the Logan Airport Rental Car Center, situated at the end of Porter Street. Free event parking in front of the building and in the Porter Street parking lot adjacent to the building.LOCATION – The Noddle Island Community Room located on the first floor of the Logan Airport Rental Car Center situated at the end of Porter Street. Free event parking in front of the building and in the Porter Street parking lot adjacent to the building.LOCATION – The Noddle Island Community Room located on the first floor of the Logan Airport Rental Car Center situated at the end of Porter Street. Free event parking in front of the building and in the Porter Street parking lot adjacent to the building.

Friends of the East Boston Greenway events

The Friends of the East Boston Greenway Council wanted to make sure that a few upcoming events that the Friends are hosting and that BPDA are people’s radar.  Also, we’re still confirming the Councils agenda meeting next Thursday (January 24)

Upcoming Events

Design Challenge – Drop-In Session

Purpose: Drop-in session to talk with youth to collect there design ideas for the Greenway as part of the BSLA Design Challenge

Wednesday, January 23, from 3 to 5 p.m.

East Boston Library –  365 S Bremen St, Boston, MA 02128 

Friends of the East Boston Greenway Council Meeting

Thursday, January 24, at 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Anna Defronzo Senior Center – 395 Maverick St, East Boston, MA 02128

Agenda coming soon. We are still confirming guests.

PLAN: East Boston Open Space Workshop

Tuesday, January 29, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

East Boston YMCA 54 Ashley Street Boston, MA 02128

Event Info: http://www.bostonplans.org/news-calendar/calendar/2019/01/29/plan-east-boston-open-space-workshop

East Boston Chamber of Commerce candidates for the Board of Directors

The East Boston Chamber of Commerce announces the following candidates for the Board of Directors

Candidates for Officers 2019:

President: Jim Kearney

1st Vice President: Marita Palavicini, Vilma’s Boutique

2nd Vice President: Veronica Robles, VROCC

3rd Vice President: Shirley Fabbo, Massport

Treasurer: Kim Altschul, East Boston Savings Bank

Secretary: Joanna Cataldo, East Boston Neighborhood Health Center

Candidates for Directors 2019-2021:

Margaret Farmer

Amanda Donis, Logan Beauty

Paul Scott, Going Clear Interactive

Kathy Olando, Sulprizio Real Estate

Aldo Callejas, La Hacienda Restuarant

Vinny Qualtieri, NOAH

The elections will take place at the East Boston Chamber office at 175 McClellan Highway, East Boston, MA, 02128, on Thursday, January 31, 2019 from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. All East Boston of Chamber Commerce members in good standing are eligible to vote. Proxy voting and absentee voting are not allowed. All voting results will be counted and reported after 6:00PM on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at the Chamber office; results will then be made available on the Chamber website.

Please come to the Chamber office and Vote Thursday, January 31, 2019.

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 Senior Lunch Program

If you are 60+ years of age, 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 ETHOS Congregate Meal Program provides a hot, nutritious lunch, along with wonderful socialization, Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  A suggested donation of $2 is asked.

We welcome seniors from our East Boston Community and surrounding areas.

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.

LEARN ITALIAN FREE

The class will be held at Robert DeLeo Senior Center, 35 Harvard Street 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.

GRACE CHURCH NEWS POSTED

Community Supper

Grace Church Federated, 758 Saratoga Street, East Boston invites residents to a community supper at the Church on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 5 p.m.  For more information, call the  Church at 617-569-5358 or visit the Church web site at www.gracechurcheastie.org.

Services

Grace Church Federated is an Episcopal/United Church of Christ church located at 760 Saratoga Street in East Boston.  All are welcome.  Please join us for Sunday morning worship at 9:30 a.m., followed by a coffee hour.  We also have a food pantry on Saturdays from 10 a.m. until noon in the church basement.  There are a number of ways you can help us to serve East Boston.  Volunteer at or contribute to the food pantry.  Sing with the Festival of Lessons and Carols choir.  Bring a dish to the monthly Sunday evening community suppers.  Participate in the Sunday worship service.  Help with SundaySchool.  Visit the Grace Church web site at www.gracechurcheastie.org or call the church at 617-569-5358 for more information.

Community Calendar

Community Meetings

Harbor View Neighborhood Association

First Monday of every month

6:30 p.m. at the Edward Brooke Charter School, 145 Byron St.

Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association

Second Monday of every month.

6:30 p.m. at the Jeffries Point Yacht Club, 565 Sumner St.

Orient Heights Neighborhood Association

Third Monday of every month.

6:30 p.m. at Ashley Street YMCA, 54 Ashley St.

Friend of the East Boston Greenway

Fourth Thursday of every month.

6:30 p.m. at the Anna DeFronzo Center, 395 Maverick St.

Central Square Flats Civic Association

Third Wednesday of every month

7 p.m. at Paris Street Community Center, 112 Paris St.

Gove Street Citizens Association

Fourth Monday of every month

6:30 p.m. at the Noddle Island Community Room, Logan Rental Car Center

Eagle Hill Civic Association

Last Wednesday of every month

7 p.m. at East Boston High School Cafeteria, 86 White St.

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