Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Boston Massacre Anniversary, 115 Winthrop Square Public Meeting, Another Storm to Hit This Week

Things to know for Monday

Today is Monday, March 5th and the 247th anniversary of the Boston Massacre, a key event taking place in 1770 that helped to galvanize the colonial public to the Patriot cause. Read more about this historic event on history.com

Here’s what else you need to know for the week ahead…

6:00PM 115 Winthrop Square Open House Public Meeting. There will be a public meeting at 33 Arch Street on the 29th floor to discuss the 115 Winthrop Square project which proposes the redevelopment of a City of Boston-owned parcel of land that included an abandoned parking garage that was closed due to safety concerns.

Notable News:

As giant storms hammer Boston, officials are doing little to prepare for them

As the second storm in just weeks tore through the city of Boston and the scenic shore communities, many anticipate freezing floodwaters spilling into business districts and neighborhoods as the new normal for which the city and surrounding communities are not prepared. Read more on The Washington Post.

What Bostonians need to know this week

With this past weekend’s nor’easter fizzling out, Bostonians are looking ahead to the next big storm set to bring “plowable snow” to the region midweek. The National Weather Service is saying the winds could be strong and meteorologists will have a better estimate of the storm’s potential impact as it gets closer. Read more on Boston.com.

Skating into Monday:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, March 6

10:30AM Disney Shorts with Mr. Dan. Join Mr. Dan at the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street as Toddlers and Preschool-aged children have the opportunity to participate in a changing collection of Disney Shorts. Large groups must register in advance at 617-227-8135.

Wednesday, March 7

6:30PM NEMPAC Annual Meeting (Public Invited). The public is invited to join the NEMPAC Board of Directors and staff for the annual meeting and review of fiscal year 2017. View additional details here or contact info@nempacboston.org for any questions.

From the Community:

Make Something Right Tour – Benefit Concert at Boston Harbor CC

Support the fight against modern human slavery and join the “Make Something Right” Spring Tour on Thursday, March 22nd for a night of music to benefit International Justice Mission. The tour will feature Jess Ray, forBrothers, and Taylor Leonhardt, continue reading.

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

Weather Forecast:

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