Today is Monday, March 2 and tomorrow is Primary Election Day. Leading up to tomorrow’s election, candidate Bernie Sanders held a rally this past weekend drawing a crowd of more than 10,000 just a few days before Massachusetts’ 91 delegates are available for the taking on Super Tuesday, read more on USA Today.
Here’s what you need to know for the week ahead…
The largest North American seafood expo is set to come to Boston in mid-March, however conference organizers are asking that attendees keep their hands to themselves, instituting a “no-contact, no handshake policy” due to concerns about the coronavirus, read more on Boston CBS.
Sunday Morning in the North End circa 1950s:
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Tuesday, March 3
Primary Election Day. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. for Massachusetts registered voters to cast their ballot for presidential nominees, party ward, and town committees. Check your voting location and see sample ballots here.
Street Sweeping Resumes. The Boston Public Works Department will resume regularly posted street sweeping. Violators who do not move their cars during street sweeping hours will be subject to a ticket and towing. The street sweeping schedule is available here.
Wednesday, March 4
5:30PM Oscar Wilde Film Series: The Canterville Ghost (1944) at the North End Library. The descendent of a ghost imprisoned for cowardice hopes to free the spirit by displaying courage when under duress. Directed by Jules Dassin and starring Charles Laughton, Robert Young, and Margaret O’Brien.
6:00PM The Boston Massacre: A Family History. Serena Zabin, Professor of History and Director of American Studies at Carleton College, draws on original sources and lively stories to follow British troops as they are dispatched from Ireland to Boston in 1768 to subdue the increasingly rebellious colonists. She reveals the many forgotten regimental wives and children who accompanied the armies and lived among Bostonians. Join the pre-talk reception at 5:30 p.m. before the lecture at the Massachusetts Historical Society, see additional details here.
7:00ON NEMPAC Annual Public Meeting at 11 N Square. The public is invited to join members of the NEMPAC Board of Directors and Executive Director, Sherri Snow, for its annual meeting which will include past achievements and a financial review of 2019. The organization will also share updates and news related to their upcoming renovation of 48-50 Tileston Street into a state-of-the-art music center.
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