Letter re preservation support for the Church of the Covenant

March 5, 2013    Brona Simon, Executive Director & State Historic Preservation Officer Massachusetts Historical Commission 220 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, Massachusetts 02125  Dear Ms. Simon:  I am pleased to write in support of the application for a grant by the Massachusetts Preservation Projects Fund of the Massachusetts Historical Commission to the Church of the Covenant […]

Green Line Update

Based upon public input received at the Public Information Meeting on Green Line Capacity Issues & Solutions held on January 17, 2013, Senator Brownsberger along with other elected officials sent Transportation Secretary Richard Davey a letter dated March 28, 2013 summarizing the issues and a potential timeline for solutions. Senator Brownsberger met with Dr. Beverly Scott, MBTA General Manager, on April 22, […]

DCR Launches 7th Annual Great Park Pursuit: Outdoor Fun for Families

The Department of Conservation and Recreation has announced  a series of free family activities in Massachusetts state parks that will take place throughout the summer as part of the 7th annual “Great Park Pursuit.” You can learn more about the programming here and register your family team here.  Teams will participate in six self-designed programs to accommodate each team’s […]

Senate, House Announce New Website Features and Improvements

It’s now easier than ever to follow Massachusetts legislation that interests you. The Legislature’s public website has new functionality that enables individuals to create a personalized homepage accessed with a user ID and password. Below is the press release issued by the Senate President Therese Murray and House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo announcing this enhancement. As always, please feel free to […]

Back Bay/ Fenway/ Longwood Medical Area Transportation Studies

Senator Brownsberger, along with legislative colleagues and neighborhood associations, submitted a letter to Chairman David Mohler of the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (Boston MPO) requesting a transportation study be conducted by the Central Transportation Planning Staff. This study would have included an assessment of expected development throughout the Back Bay, Fenway, and Longwood Medical Area as it would […]