Community News Briefs

February 2, 2018
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EHCA Meeting set for Jan. 31

The Eagle Hill Civic Association will hold its January Meeting on Wednesday, January 31, at 7 p.m. at East Boston High School inside the cafeteria.

The agenda is as follows:

* Station 7 Updates: Officers Danny Simons and Jim Martin

* 514 Saratoga St. Legalize an existing occupancy of 1 commercial with 2 residential units above. Jennifer Coppenrath

* 187 Condor St. outside rehab of an approved 9 unit condo

* 36 Monmouth St. Change occupancy from a 2 to 3 unit residential

* 69 Lexington St.

* Suffolk Downs Project: Tom O’Brien & Dino DiFronzo

Note, Eagle Hill sweatshirts will also be for sale to help raise money for the group.

 

LEARN ITALIAN FREE

The class will be held at Robert DeLeo Senior Center, 35 Harvard Street Winthrop  for residents age 55 and above.

Whether you have Italian ancestry, or just want to learn one

of the world’s most beautiful languages, join us at  informal  and friendly

Italian language and culture classes.  Wednesday afternoons from 1 15 to  2 45 p.m.

For info call 617-846-8538

 

Boston Public Library’s free homework help underway

Boston Public Library’s free Homework Help program began and runs through May 24, 2018, offering free afterschool help and mentorship provided by high-achieving high school students at most BPL locations across the city. The program, offered Monday through Thursday from 3:30 -5:30 p.m. is open to students in grades K-8; no registration required. Boston Teacher’s Union (BTU) tutors are also available during select weekdays from 4-6 p.m. for students in grades K-12. Visit www.bpl.org/homework for complete information. Most homework help mentors and program participants are Boston Public Schools students, though it is open to all, and BTU tutors are either current or retired Boston Public Schools teachers.

 

Tech goes home

Tech Goes Home is a computer based program with the goal of ensure that all low-come residents of Greater Boston are equipped with the tools, training, and access to support 21st  Century skills development. The TGH program offers resident the ability to improve their quality of life as new member of the online community.

What’s included for Boston residents?

  • 15 Hours of Computer training
  • A web based curriculum designed to help you access resources throughout the internet.
  • The option to purchase a brand new computer for just $50
  • Help accessing significantly discounted high-speed internet for qualified participants

If you interested in participating or have any questions,Speak to a staff at ABCD East Boston APAC or Call 617-567-8857

 

Valentines East Boston Open Market

Sunday, Feb. 11, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Join us to shop local for the ones you adore and love! Nestled in the lobby of The Eddy at 10 New Street with harbor views, a fireplace and live music by Rose and the Wild Edibles, and complimentary family beverages! This months community partner is the Donald McKay School who will have knitted items!

Please check out our Vendors and follow us on IG and FB for Maker Spotlights!

Another Game of Mine

Baby Bibness

Beachmont Board Co.

Brinks Inks

By Nicolina

Charged Glassworks

Donald McKay Knits

Envidem Design

Foraged Decor

Hacker Creations

Heaven Bellies

Impeccable Scoop

June Krinsky Rudders

Lovebug Handmade

Melissa Mauricio Wellness

Morrison Mae Jewelry

Murph and Moose

Peston

Plant Based Provisions

Urban Kitchen Handmade

Wick3ed Sisters

 

Republican Committee’s Delegate Selection Meeting

You Are Invited to the East Boston Republican Committee’s Delegate Selection Meeting Tuesday, February 13, 6:00 p.m.

YMCA Boston, 215 Bremen St., East Boston

You do not have to be a member of Boston’s Ward 1 Committee in order to be elected as a Delegate to the Massachusetts State Convention, which will be in Worcester on April 28th.  If you are interested, please join us at the February 13th meeting!

For further info contact:  christopherjmorton@hotmail.com

 

Harbor View Neighborhood Association Meeting

February 2018 Harbor View Neighborhood Association Meeting

February 5, 2018 at 7pm (doors open at 6:30)

East Boston Yacht Club

1 Rice Street

Agenda:

Welcome/Introduction/Announcements (5 min)

Station 7 Update Sgt. Martin, Officer Simons (5 min)

Announcements

  • City Councilor Lydia Edwards Snow Angels Program

Presentation (15 min)

  • Alex Difronzo from Piers Park Sailing Club (10 min)
  • Annual financial update from HVNA Treasurer (5 min)

Developments

55-57 Chaucer Street – VOTE (Must have attended at least one of last three meetings (Nov/Dec/Jan) or be an abutter (300ft) to be eligible) (15 minutes)

  • Owner R. Sferrazza to subdivide parcel, no work on #55: renovate & expand #57 as a single family

740 Saratoga – 1st presentation (15 minutes)

  • Owner wants to increase living space in basement

Suffolk Downs – 3rd presentation (20 minutes)

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