Community Daily Briefs

Monday’s 3 Things & Photo: Orlando Vigils, Council to Discuss Nursing Home Closure

Three Things to Know for Monday, June 13th:

1. Boston is remembering those killed and injured in this weekend’s shooting in Orlando killing 50 people and wounding 53 more. A vigil was held last night in front of Trinity Church and Mayor Walsh will lead one tonight at 6pm on City Hall Plaza.

2. These events are taking place today – mark your calendar! 

12:00pm Mass for Feast Day of Saint Anthony at St. Leonard Church
Mass at 12 noon for Feast Day of St. Anthony. Blessed Saint Anthony’s Bread and Blessed Saint Anthony Oil for the Sick will be available at the Hanover Street entrance of the Saint Leonard Church. [4 N Bennet Place, Boston, MA ]

3:00pm Euro Cup 2016 – Italy vs Belguim
Head to your neighborhood North End futbol (soccer) cafe and enjoy a Peroni during the Italy – Belgium Euro Cup 2016 game! Game Preview.

6:00pm Free Zumba Class at Christopher Columbus Park
Part of the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series – free fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston’s neighborhoods.

7:00pm NEWNC Monthly Meeting – Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street
In the first meeting welcoming the newest NEWNC board, the agenda will cover the Gassy Dog Park, Wine Bottega, Hanover/Cross Street Spaces, and the Nursing/Rehab Center Closure. View the agenda.

3. The news has spread about the North End Nursing Home & Rehab Center Closing, with the company maintaining that the consolidation will help prep for future.  Partners is planning on consolidating two Spaulding nursing homes the North End and West Roxbury in a new location in Brighton next year. The move will result in a drop in total beds from 210 to 123, with a new management system to have most of the people coming in as short stay patients. “The exception is the group of people in our North End facility who have been there for up to 20 years who … entered the facility to age in place. We will offer those people the option of coming with us to the new facility in Brighton when we have it open,” said David Storto, Partners Continuing Care and Spaulding Rehabilitation Network President. Read the full article at the Boston Business Journal.

Monday’s North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting will address the nursing home closure with local officials. The meeting starts at 7pm at the Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. View the agenda.

Keep up with what’s happening in the neighborhood on the Events Calendar.

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