Upcoming Neighborhood Meetings

Rt. 1A Corridor Study Public Meeting on October 3 Postponed

 The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announced the postponement of the Route 1A Corridor Study public meeting on Monday, October 3, and the working group meeting that was scheduled on Wednesday, September 28.  These meetings will be rescheduled for other dates this fall.

 The Route 1A Corridor Study seeks to assess the potential uses of the MassDOT and MBTA rail parcels located between Route 1A and the Chelsea Creek and evaluate the Route 1A corridor between Bell Circle in Revere and Day Square in East Boston. The study will identify opportunities to improve connections for people walking, bicycling and taking transit, and address safety issues and potential impacts of climate change.

 For more details about the Route 1A Corridor Study, please visit the project website.  MassDOT will continue to provide updates on the study at future public engagement sessions. Anyone with questions may reach out to the project team at [email protected]

Next HVNA Meeting Oct. 3

The next meeting of the Harbor View Neighborhood Association (HVNA) will be on October 3, at 6pm. The meeting is In Person only but will be streamed via Facebook for archival purposes. Attendance on Facebook does not qualify for voting. The meeting will be held in the Salesian Boys and Girls Club cafeteria, across from the Brooke Charter School on Byron Street. You can access the meeting from the front door on Byron Street or from the rear door on Wordsworth Street, which is the handicap entry, to avoid the stairs. Since we are indoors, masks are optional for those in attendance.

La proxima reunion de Harbor View Neighborhood Association esta en el 3 de octubre a las 6pm. La reunion esta en persona y via Facebook. La asistencia en Facebook no califica para vota.

Llega a la cafeteria del Salesian Boys y Girls Club por la calle Byron al otro lado de Brooke Charter School. Pueda usar la entrada principal por la calle Byron o la entrada en calle de Wordsworth. La entrada de calle Wordsworth no tienne escaleras por personas con discapacidades.

El cubre bocas sera opcional puesto que estaremos adentro.

Agenda

Welcome/Introduction (5min)

Announcements (5min) St. Vincent de Paul Clothing Drive on October 8/9 at Salesian Parking Lot; Peace Walk October 7th 6pm meet at 50 Bennington St.; HVNA Board meets October 24; Boston Public School Bus issue.

Station 7 Police Report (15min) Sgt. Cintolo, Officer Domenico and Officer Mosley.

Jewish Cemetery Association of Massachusetts(JCAM) (20min) Jamie Cotel, Executive Director, and Lisa Berenson, Director of Development and Education will speak to us about the ongoing construction of the wall and fence at the Ohabei Shalom Cemetery, located here on Wordsworth and Byron Streets. Also to discuss and share future plans and events at this historic landmark.

Italian Heritage Day (10min) Steve Scire and Barbara Puopolo will update us on the October 9, 2022 celebration plans. The event will happen at Salesian Parking Lot from 1pm-5pm

Halloween Contest (5min) The annual Halloween House Decorating Contest will occur once again for us to get in the fun spirit and spooky mode. 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize for the best decorated houses.

Tree Planting (5min) The Ohabei Shalom Temple in partnership with Tree Eastie, Speak for the Trees and HVNA will be planting 9 trees at the Cheverus Apartments on Moore Street. This is the second phase of their 180 Anniversary Celebration of planting 18 trees near the Ohabei Shalom Cemetery.

 New Business (10min) Christmas Party?

 The next meeting of HVNA will be on November 7, 2022.

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