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)!
See Empty Storefronts--A Work In Progress.... elsewhere on this website.
PSNA Meeting—September 20, 2018 (Compliments of Susan Hunziker) The subject of our meeting was the condition of Porter Square. DPW Commissioner Owen O’Riordian and DPW Senior Engineer Melissa Miguel updated us and answered questions on these issues: 1. Intersection work 2. Condition of sidewalk along Somerville Avenue and the Beacon St bridge along the commuter rail track 3. Sidewalks 4. Trees 5. Snow 1.