Gassy Park’s “Melted” Swing Quickly Replaced

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Gassy Park Swings “Melted” by Vandals

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Debating Development & Conflict Issues at the Greenway Conservancy Meeting

Getting snapped at by the smug Peter Meade, Chair of the Conservancy's Board, was the highlight of my night at the Greenway's Annual Meeting...

Greenway Conservancy Annual Meeting Agenda


The Annual Meeting of the Greenway Conservancy will take place on Tuesday, September 1, at 6:00 pm at the Metro Meeting Center, 101 Federal Street, 4th Floor. The meeting will be followed by a Public Hearing on the draft Design Protocols for Capital Improvements within the Greenway Parks and Open Spaces and the draft Protocols for Reviewing Proposed Development Projects Abutting the Greenway at 7:00 pm. There is a reception before the meeting at 5:30 pm.
An agenda for the meetings is shown below. Copies of the draft protocols may be found at

Parking is available on site at 101 Federal Street (between Franklin and High Streets), at a City garage nearby on Devonshire, or at the Post Office Square garage. The closest T stop is South Station.

Email Priscilla Bradley to be put on the building security list for entry at:

Click the "Read More" link below to view the agenda for the meeting and public forum.

Edward M. Kennedy and the North End

Here are a few articles from the coverage of the death of Senator Edward M. Kennedy that relate to the North End/Waterfront neighborhood. Kennedy Left...

Greenway Conservancy Revises Park Guidelines; Little Improvement for Public

In response to public input, the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy released revised guidelines, effective August 14, 2009. These guidelines have been approved by the...

Resident To Compete In Ironman For Charity

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Voting Results – NEWRA’s August 13th Meeting

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Boston Museum Makes Final Push For Parcel 9

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Greenway Conservancy Releases New Protocols For Parklands and Adjacent Development

The Greenway Conservancy has released working drafts of protocols and procedures for community review of future improvements within the parklands and along the Corridor....