Community Event Notices

Greenway Conservancy & Leadership Council Honor Service by First GLC Chair, Ann Thornburg

On Tuesday, May 3, 2001, the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and Greenway Leadership Council (GLC) honored the service of GLC Chair, Ann Thornburg who is completing her two-year term on the council. In the first video, Conservancy Chair, Georgia Murray and Executive Director, Nancy Brennan recognize the work of Ms. Thornburg on the GLC. Read More…

Community Government

State Demands Greater Accountability From Greenway Conservancy

In a scathing letter to the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, the State’s transportation department, MassDOT, has imposed strict conditions on the public funding it provides to the private, non-profit organization. The State will fund $2.2 million out of the $5.2 million Fiscal Year 2011 budget for the Greenway Conservancy. The Conservancy has not been Read More…

Community Government Real Estate

Fun Facts From Greenway Conservancy’s Annual Report – Following the Money

Browsing through the pages of the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy’s Annual Report reveals some interesting facts about how the Conservancy is managing the parks. On the revenue side, State is providing nearly half of the funding being used for the burgeoning Conservancy. But the most surprising element that pops out from the numbers is on the expense side. Read More…

Community Event Notices

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 Greenway Leadership Council and the Conservancy Board of Directors. The complete document can be seen on the Greenway Conservancy’s website http://www.rosekennedygreenway.org/docs. It is being reviewed now by the MTA, property owner Read More…

Community Real Estate

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. An introduction to the drafts is included in each of the protocols. You can find the draft protocols at http://www.rosekennedygreenway.org/docs. They are titled Capital Improvement Protocol and Adjacent Development Review. Comments Read More…

Community

Greenway Fountains & Plantings Update

The fountains in the North End/Waterfront area of the Greenway continue to be plagued by operational problems and it appears several sections will have a delayed start-up or won’t be working at all this season. A recent email from Nancy Brennan, Executive Director of the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, highlighted a number of operational issues. Read More…

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Greenway Conservancy Meets Council

At the first joint meeting between the Greenway Conservancy and the appointed Leadership Council, participants reviewed a brief history of the Greenway’s first year and looked forward to fiscal 2010. The Greenway Conservancy was originally tasked with just the maintenance of Chinatown Park, but given budget cuts elsewhere, the Conservancy will now be responsible for Read More…