PSNA September 20 Meeting on the "Condition of Porter Square"

Pedestrian Walkway along Somerville Avenue

At our September 20th meeting Owen O'Riordian, Commissioner, DPW and Melissa Miguel, DPW, Senior Engineer working with MBTA and Somerville (on the project described below) will join us to talk about the issues, condition and maintenance of the plazas near the Porter Square T stop and the city sidewalks in the area.

Many of you will remember that we just did a "Clean Up Porter Square and Mass Ave" covering some of this area, and we can briefly update you on that.

St. James construction meeting

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 sanctuaryTony 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:  

 

 

 

PSNA May 2019

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 7:00pm

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.

PSNA Mar 2019

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 7:00pm

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:

PSNA Jan 2019

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 7:00pm

 

 

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.