Saturday, Sept 8th , 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, we will be joined by upwards of 30 new Harvard student volunteers (and possibly from Lesley too) to clean up the Square and Mass Ave from St. James Church at Beech Street to Starbucks at Shepard St.
There will be an informational meeting about the Saint James Place construction project on Monday, September 17, 2018, at 6:30 pm. The meeting will be held in the Saint James Church sanctuary. Tony Papantonis of Nauset Construction will be there to review the Construction Management plan, and to answer any questions that may come up regarding the construction. Below is the contact information for the project:
Vacant Storefronts in the Porter Square Area
Thursday, July 19th 7-9 pm
Lesley University Hall, 1815 Mass Ave, Room 4-100
for some great pictures from this event!
Where: Porter Square MBTA Plaza
When: Thursday, August 29, Noon-4pm
Who: Everyone is welcome, including kids
Minutes of PSNA meeting
Two vendors seeking permits to open recreational cannabis stores in the neighborhood presented their plans and took questions. Our objective in this meeting was to get to know these folks, who want to be our neighbors.
The first, Porter Square Remedies, LLC, wants to occupy the space at 1908 Mass Ave where Wok ‘n Roll did business; the second, Budega, Inc., is looking at the Stereo Jack’s location at 1686 Mass Ave.
Minutes of March 21, 2019 PSNA meeting
1791 Frost Terrace
Sean Hope and Jason Korb gave an update on their affordable housing development at1791 Mass Ave. They have formed a working group with the abutters, which has met for a year, to shape some of the aspects of this development. Current status:
Minutes of January 17, 2019 PSNA meeting
We had an informative exploration of the work that the state and the city have done to prepare for legalized recreational marijuana and the issues that remain outstanding.
So much information was offered, and so many questions were explored in detail that these minutes represent only what I was able to catch, and I was listening primarily for how we are most likely to encounter this new industry.
David Lefcourt, Cambridge City Arborist, gave a presentation on the Urban Forestry Department’s program to tend and monitor the status of the city’s urban forest, to share this information with residents, and to engage residents in helping to care for our public trees.
Status of the Urban Forest
There are new stores on Mass Ave (with more coming)!