The new year often brings new motivation for some, for others it brings second chances and hope. See how well a survivor of the Boston Marathon is doing, her progress and upcoming plans for this year. Read about our own Copp’s Hill in the Mayor’s speech and hear about the future of the Waterfront.
North Enders tweeted out when Mayor Marty Walsh included Copp’s Hill in the now famous list of hills during his inauguration speech.
Boston has been called, a “City upon a Hill.” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard someone use that phrase to make a lofty point. But let me tell you what I think about when I hear it, with apologies to John Winthrop, the Puritan settler who said it first. We are a City Upon a Hill, but it’s not just the shining light of Beacon Hill. It’s Savin Hill, where I live. It’s Bunker Hill, Bellevue Hill and Fort Hill. It’s Pope’s Hill, Jones Hill, and Telegraph Hill. It’s Copp’s Hill, Mission Hill and Eagle Hill. So when I say we are sworn in together, it means we’re in this together. We are in this together—every neighborhood.
Looking to get in shape for your new years resolution? See this list of places along the beautiful waterfront that can help you reach your goals while also supporting small businesses. Read more at The Boston Harbor Association
Long term plans concerning the development of the waterfront were discussed by a philanthropic foundation and several other organizations earlier this month. The booming waterfront has parking lots and vacant land being replaced with tall buildings. Read more at The Boston Harbor Association
See the progress that has been made by this Boston Marathon victim who lost most of her right leg in the bombing. Friday, Roseann Sdoia will head back to the hospital for skin graphs to rebuild her right eardrum which was hurt in the blast. Continue reading at Wbur’s CommonHealth
Read and watch the progress on the Callahan Tunnel from MassDOT officials and City Councilor Sal LaMattina. The Tunnel has been under construction for a week and a half and officials say work is progressing on schedule. See video at The Boston Herald
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