Is this the beginning of the end for Occupy Boston? A letter from the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has been leaked on OB’s website asking the City of Boston to “remove the occupiers from the Greenway.” This is a major change to the Conservancy’s initially supportive position (See Occupy Boston “Messy But Democracy at Work” According to Greenway Conservancy). The Greenway Conservancy is a private, non-profit organization that leases the public park land that is owned by the state; specifically MassDOT.
The November 8th request was made before the recent clearing of Occupy Wall Street from Zuccotti Park in New York City on November 15th. After the NYC clearing, OB pursued and obtained a temporary court order to avoid eviction through December 1st.
Click on the thumbnails to read the letter.