Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Public Meetings, The Changing Shape of Boston, “The Love Fool” Book Launch

Things to know for Monday

Today is Monday, March 26 and with Easter less than a week a away, we’re still experiencing unusually cold weather for this time of year. 

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

11:00AM Public Hearing to Discuss City Flooding. Members of the public are invited to attend and present information at a council hearing to discuss flooding in the city, see additional details here.

6:00PM Boston Garden Phase 3 Public Meeting. There will be a Joint Public and Impact Advisory Group (IAG) meeting to discuss and review the revised Office Tower component of the Boston Garden project. The proposed changes consist of a revised exterior design that includes higher floor to floor heights, enclosed two story balconies, outdoor terraces, and a higher occupiable floor.

6:00PM The Changing Shape of Boston at Old North Church. How did Boston grow from a small peninsula into the city it is today? Join historian and historical archaeologist Nancy Seasholes at Old North Church as she speaks about the changing shape of Boston, reserve your ticket here.

6:30PM “The Love Fool” Book Launch. Join Massiminio’s Cucina Italiana at 207 Endicott Street as they celebrate the publication of Lorenzo Petruzziello’s debut novel “The Love Fool”, RSVP here.

Notable News:

Massachusetts House approves bill to tax short-term rentals

This past Thursday, the Massachusetts House passed legislation to regulate and tax the short-term rental industry. Rep. Aaron Michelwitz, who helped push the bill to pass, said the new, unregulated industry has “created drastic inequities in the overall lodging market and has added to the housing crisis in some of our biggest cities.” Read more on WCVB.

Entering the North End:

North end Sunday stroll ☺

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, March 27

10:30AM Disney Shorts with Mr. Dan. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street where Toddlers and Preschool-aged kids are invited to join Mr. Dan for a changing collection of Disney Shorts, large groups can register by calling 617-227-8135.

6:30PM Irish Heritage Night at the West End Museum. Join the West End Museum at 150 Staniford Street and the last resident of the old West End, Elizabeth Kearney Blood’s, grandchildren for this open and free event for the public.

Wednesday, March 28

6:30PM Famous Women in History from the North End. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter street as Alex Goldfeld of the North End Historical Society gives a presentation on Famous Women in History from the North End, see additional details here.

6:30PM North End Teen Book Club. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for the North End Teen Book Club discusses the next book, Renegades. The program is for grades 6-12 and copies of the book are available at the library.

From the Community:

Former North End Resident and Veteran Selected for Boston Marathon Relay Team

Laura Piscopo, former North End resident and Veteran, was selected for the 2018 Boston Marathon Relay Team. Piscopo will run in honor of her grandfather, a WWI veteran, continue reading.

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

Weather Forecast:

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