Community Daily Briefs

Monday: Early Sunrise, Several Meetings This Week, Boston’s Home Value

Welcome to 2017 – What you should know for Monday!

Plan ahead for Tuesday and Wednesday:

Tuesday, January 3

7:00pm Parks and Open Spaces Committee Meeting at Mariner’s House, 11 North Square. NEWRA’s Parks and Open Spaces Committee meets the first Tuesday of the month, all are welcome!

7:00pm Zoning, Licensing & Construction Committee Meeting at Mariner’s House, 11 North Square. Note the new date for the NEWRA ZLC Committee meeting, all are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, January 4

6:30pm 88 N. Washington St. Hotel Public Meeting at Eliot School, 585 Commercial Street. LIMAC LLC proposes to develop a new 36,013 gsf hotel structure consisting of a ground floor lobby, a mezzanine level and 12 levels of guest-rooms totaling 68 keys.

6:30pm NEMPAC Board Meeting (North End Music and Performing Arts Center).  Located at the Mariners House, 11 North Square, Boston. Visit for more information.

An early morning sunrise, via Instagram:

A few snippets from the news scene:

First Night preparations draw hundreds to downtown Boston

Featuring ice sculptures, face painting, waltzing lessons, and fireworks, the new First Night Boston festivities filled Copley Square and Boston Common with around 300,000 people. The Boston Globe has more on the New Year’s 2017 festivities.

The Boston area’s combined home value is higher than it was during bubble years

According to new real estate analysis, Boston area’s combined home value in 2016 was higher than it was during bubble years. The total value of all homes at $672.7 billion, increasing by six percent from the previous year, the U.S. housing market has officially recuperated all the value that was lost during the housing crisis, Real Estate has more on the housing market.

Latest on the Forum:

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

Weather Forecast:

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