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Monday’s Briefing: DiMasi Denied, Spring Weather, Sox Opening Day, Muncipal Harbor Plan

Start your week with our Monday Brief:

Boston Red Sox open the 2017 season against the Pittsburgh Pirates
Monday – Fenway Park, 2:05pm

Is the spring weather here to stay?


Articles for your interest:

Sal DiMasi’s Home Confinement Requirements Won’t Be Eased

Former House Speaker Sal DiMasi’s request to relax his rules with house arrest have been denied. The judge maintains that DiMasi must stay in his Melrose home 24 hours a day, view video and more information at MSN.

Boston’s Mysterious Vanishing Men

Boston has had a long history with young men disappearing after a night of partying, many of them ending up in the Charles River. How often can this happen before the belief of tragic coincidence is gone? CryptidAntiquarian has their own theory.

Weekend commuter rail riders worry about future cuts

Many people who count on the weekend commuter rail service were alarmed when they learned that the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is considering cutting back service on the weekends, or eliminating it altogether. The Boston Globe has more on the story.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Monday, April 3

6:00pm Hearing on Downtown Waterfront Muncipal Harbor Plan at Boston City Hall.  In accordance with applicable regulations at 301 CMR 23.00, public notice is hereby given of the submission of the City of Boston’s Downtown Waterfront District Municipal Harbor Plan and Public Realm Plan for approval by the Mass. Secretary of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Located at John Foster Room at the Boston Harbor Hotel, 70 Rowes Wharf, more information.

Tuesday, April 4

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

Wednesday, April 5

6:00pm Back Bay of Boston Lecture at North End Library, 25 Parmenter Street. Back Bay of Boston: From the Ropewalks to Muddy River. Noted Boston Historian Anthony Sammarco will present a slide lecture on the transformation of Boston’s Back Bay from tidal basin to a neighborhood of grant avenues and impressive architecture, more information. 

From the Community: 

Easter Service/Breakfast at Boston Harbor Community Church. We invite our North End neighbors to join our 10:30am Easter Service this year is titled “Come to the Table” and will be conducted with a combined breakfast, more information.

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

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2 Replies to “Monday’s Briefing: DiMasi Denied, Spring Weather, Sox Opening Day, Muncipal Harbor Plan

  1. Probably a condition of his parole that he agreed to and signed before being released. Looks like he no longer agrees with the conditions. Typical Massachusetts politician.

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