News in Brief

Orient Heights Neighborhood Council Meeting Agenda

Orient Heights Neighborhood Council Meeting will meet on  Monday December 21 via Zoom.

Meeting starts at 6:30 p.m., but the Zoom link will open at 6:00 p.m. to get acclimated. The meeting will be recorded.

Zoom meeting information:  


•       Public Safety   

Station 7 Community Update: Officer Dan Simon

•       Announcements & General Presentations

We now have our very own website! – Check it out!

 COVID Testing Efforts in East Boston

 East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s has a walk-thru testing site at 79 Paris St. You do not need to have symptoms or be a patient at EBNHC. Call 617-569-5800 to pre-register.

 Monday-Friday: 8am-11:30am and 1pm-4:30pm

 Saturday: 10am-1:30pm

 See for more information.

 Orient Heights Design Review Committee

 Formation of a new committee that will meet with developers/attorneys after the abutters meeting and prior to their presentation at an OHNC meeting.

 Thank you to Gail Miller for the suggestion and spearheading the discussion!

 Effort to review project proposals and ensure that abutters’ concerns are addressed and the structure aligns with existing neighborhood properties.

 Contact [email protected] to get involved.

 New public waterfront park at Piers Park III 

 Amy Eynatian & Nick Black – Trustees (Boston Waterfront Initiative)

• Development Presentations


 90 Ashley Street – erect a two-family dwelling on a vacant lot

 1209 Bennington Street – Raze existing building and erect a four (4) story seven (7) unit residential dwelling with parking for five (5) vehicles. 



• Adjournment

 The next OHNC meeting will be held on Monday, January 18th, 2020.

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