Community Daily Briefs

Monday’s 3 Things: Zakim Scene, Homeless Camp, Waterfront Battle, North End Cookies!

Three Things to Know for Monday!

1. Notable articles from around town:

Boston Woman With Down Syndrome Starts Cookie Business, Dreams Big

Collette Divitto’s cookie business is building right in her North End apartment, where she makes fresh batches of her “amazing” chocolate chip cookies that are dipped in cinnamon. Born with Down syndrome, the 26-year-old continues to utilize her passion for cooking after continuously running into barriers with potential employers, CBS Boston has more on the story.

Developer concedes ground in Seaport waterfront battle

The North End neighborhood knows quite a bit about waterfront development, and developers of a controversial condo tower in the Seaport are planning to add more public amenities to earn the blessing of state environmental regulators. The proposed 22-story tower at 150 Seaport Boulevard is offering to pay for an upgraded water taxi terminal, read the full story at, The Boston Globe.

2. Photo captured of the Zakim bridge showing the, “Gateway to Boston”

3. Highlights from Boston:311:

This tree was snapped on Fulton Street,
The snapped tree on Fulton Street – what do you think the cause of this was?

Dead Tree Removal at 112 118 Fulton Street – (Pictured to the right) Someone snapped the small tree that was planted in sidewalk in front of 112 Fulton Street in the North End. More information.

Homeless Camp at Prince Street Park – Homeless camp set up (a tent) behind the tennis courts in the North End, near the harbor walk under the Charlestown Bridge. More information.

BOS:311 works to engage citizens to become the city’s eyes and ears through real-time collaboration between their mobile device and city services. Citizens can report potholes, graffiti, and other issues from anywhere in the city using their mobile phone. 

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

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