A press release from Mayor Walsh’s office announcing a comprehensive strategy to assist students moving into off-campus housing in Boston’s neighborhoods for the 2014-2015 academic year. Representatives from several City departments will conduct targeted housing inspections, trash inspections, and information drops, in student-heavy neighborhoods, from Friday, August 29, through Monday, September 1, 2014.
Here are details about the 11th Annual Walk for Recovery on Saturday, September 13, as sponsored by the Allston-Brighton Substance Abuse Task Force, Boston College, and MOAR (MA Organization for Addiction Recovery In recognition of September being National Recovery Month.
The Allston-Brighton CDC is hosting a community forum on Saturday, September 13, 10:00-2:00 to discuss the impact of student housing on residential neighborhoods. The event is being held at Boston Green Academy/Another Course to College, 20 Warren Street, Brighton. Here is the flyer for the Community Dialogue with details and the agenda.
If you are new to Belmont or just want to learn more about services in town, governance, departments, and the school system, as well as community groups and activities, come to Meet Belmont at the Chenery Middle School, 95 Washington Street on Tuesday, August 26, 6:00-8:30 pm. Here is the Meet Belmont flyer with full details.
The steps taken by Watertown, Belmont, and Boston to implement An Act Relative to Background Checks, Chapter 459 of the Acts of 2012, as amended by Chapter 77 of the Acts of 2013, which requires national background checks for all private and public school employees, contractors, transportation providers, vendors and certain volunteers (those designated by schools), as well as for employees of early education centers licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care.
I’ve attended briefings by FAA officials, visited the control tower at Logan Airport, and learned a great deal about what the FAA is doing to address noise control concerns.