Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Hood Milk Plant to Become Office Tower, St. Joseph’s Day, Cannabis Regulation Hearing, Investor & Commercial Properties Transfer Fee Hearing, Exercise & Mobility Talk

Today is Tuesday, March 19 and here’s what else you need to know for today…

St. Joseph’s Day

10:00AM Public Hearing on Establishing Equitable Regulation of the cannabis industry. Members of the public are cordially invited to attend and testify in the Iannella Chamber at 1 City Hall Square Fifth floor on an ordinance establishing equitable regulation of the cannabis industry in the City of Boston, see additional details here.

2:00PM Public Hearing on Establishing an Investor and Commercial Properties Transfer Fee. Members of the public are cordially invited to attend and testify in the Iannella Chamber at 1 City Hall Square Fifth floor on a petition for a special law re: An Act Authorizing the City of Boston to Establish an Investor and Commercial Properties Transfer Fee, see additional details here.

3:00PM Exercise to Maintain Mobility and Prevent Disease. Beacon Hill Village presents a free talk by Tuft’s University’s Kieran Reid on the latest evidence that physical activity helps older adults preserve our independence as we age. Dr. Reid will discuss what, specifically, people can do to maintain mobility, improve cognition, and help stave off chronic disease, see additional details here.

5:00PM Wharf District Council Meeting at 30 Rowes Wharf. Stop by the Noman Leventhal Center for the annual meeting & election of officers.

Notable News:

Office tower OK’d for Hood Milk plant site in Charlestown

Last Thursday the Boston Planning & Development approved plans for the former Hood Milk plant in Charlestown to become a 232-foot office tower, read more on the Boston Globe.

Little Italy’s Bench:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Wednesday, March 20

8:30AM Harbor Use Public Forum. Boston Harbor Now now holds monthly Harbor Use Public Forums in order for interested stakeholders to learn about and provide feedback to waterfront developers and public agency planners on projects affecting Boston Harbor, its waterfront and islands. Join us for a conversation with the Commonwealth Pier Trust team about the proposed revitalization of the Seaport World Trade Center, see additional details here.

6:00PM Reiki Clinic at Mariner’s House. Free Reiki clinic at the Mariners House, 11 North Square, Boston-2nd floor. Refreshments will be served.

6:30PM Adult Book Discussion Club: The Wonder. March’s book is Emma Donoghue’s 2016 novel The Wonder, in which an eleven-year-old girl is purported to have gone without eating for months in a mid-19th century Irish village, see additional details here.

Thursday, March 21

10:00AM City Council Working Session: PILOT Agreements. This matter was sponsored by Councilors Lydia Edwards and Annissa Essaibi-George, and referred to the Committee on January 30, 2019. Members of the public are cordially invited to attend in the Piemonte Room Boston City Hall Fifth Floor, but there will be no public comment period.

10:30AM Seniors Connect: What Can Boston Do for You? Stop by the Nazzaro Center to learn about what services are available from the City and how to access them from an age-friendly representative, see additional details here.

2:00PM Public Hearing on Net-Zero Carbon Requirements in Boston. Stop by the Innella Chamber on the 5th floor of Boston City Hall for a hearing on the feasibility of requiring all new municipal buildings to comply with net-zero carbon requirements in Boston, see additional details here.

From The Community:

Innovative Italian Summer Camp – Sign up Now

Sign up for this Innovative Italian Summer Camp that will be held at the Dante Alighieri Society of Cambridge, the week August 19, 2019, continue reading.

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