Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Red Nantucket Ship for Sale, Early Voting Hearing, Revolutionary War Lecture, Dock Square Garage BPDA Meeting

Today is Monday, January 28.

Here is what you need to know for the week ahead…

10:00AM Public Hearing on Early Voting in Municipal Elections in the Ianella Chamber at City Hall. Members of the public are invited to attend and testify at the city council committee on government operations’ hearing on Docket #0130, a petition for a special law re: An Act Authorizing the City of Boston to Offer Early Voting in Municipal Elections.

5:45PM Revolutionary War Lecture. Join the National Park Service, Boston Harbor Now and Save the Harbor, Save the Bay at Atlantic Wharf for the first of three winter lectures exploring our Revolutionary Harbor, see additional details here.

6:00PM Dock Square Garage BPDA Public Meeting. Boston Planning & Development Agency is holding a public meeting in the BPDA Board Room at City Hall to discuss the planned development area document that was filed in association with the Dock Square Garage proposed project, see additional details here.

Notable News:

That red Nantucket ship in Boston Harbor? You can live there for $5.2M

What was once called “The guardian angel of the North Atlantic” by the Wall Street Journal is now for sale for $5.2M. The bright-red Nantucket lightship was more recently purchased through an eBay auction for $126,000 to a couple that put millions into it’s restoration, turning it into 4,000 square feet of custom-designed interior space with six bedrooms, six and a half bathrooms, a library, media room, office, living room and dining area, read more on the Boston Business Journal.

Winter’s Not Coming…It’s Here:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Wednesday, January 30

6:30PM Charlestown Lower Mystic Community Meeting. The Mystic River Watershed Association is hosting a community meeting to share feedback and initial ideas for new parks, walking/biking paths and opportunities for better access to the waterfront. Enjoy free pizza and good conversation at this kid-friendly event at 50 Bunker Hill Street in Charlestown, see additional details here.

6:30PM Friends of Cutillo Park Meeting. Stop by the Nazzaro Center at 30 North Bennet Street for a Friends of Cutillo Park meeting, see additional details here.

From the Community

Opening Reception: Surface Tension and Boston Up

Don’t miss the opening reception for Surface Tension: Architectural photographs from Peter Vanderwarker and Boston Up: Infrared photographs by Neal Rantoul. This special event is an opportunity to explore the exhibitions with the artists while enjoying complimentary drinks, continue reading.

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