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Dear Members and Friends,

Please see the following meetings and events for the upcoming week:
1. Clemente Field Plan Presentation, Emmanuel College
Date:          Monday, March 11, 6:30 p.m.
Location:    2nd floor of Administration Building, Emmanuel College, 400 The Fenway
Details:       Emmanuel College invites you to learn about their upcoming plans to replace the artificial turf and track at Clemente Field in the Back                          Bay Fens, beginning June 2019.
2. 12-28 Lansdowne Street Impact Advisory Group (IAG) and Public Meeting
Date:         IAG Meeting, Monday March 11, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location:   Fenway Park, 72 Brookline Avenue
Date:          Public Meeting, Tuesday, March 12, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location:    Fenway Park, State Street Pavilion, 12 Jersey Street
Details:       The project proposes the development of a 86,000 square foot, approximately 5,000 person capacity performing arts center adjacent to                               Fenway Park, construction of associated improvements to Fenway Park, and renovation of existing spaces to serve both the Fenway Theater                     and Fenway Park, (collectively, the “Project”), in Boston’s Fenway neighborhood.  To read the Project Notification Form and to offer your                             comments, visit: http://www.bostonplans.org/projects/development-projects/fenway-theater. Both the IAG and public meeting are open to                       the public; the IAG meeting prioritizes discussion between the proponent and the IAG members.
3. Love, Fenway event at the Fenway Community Center
Date:         Thursday, March 14, 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Location:    1282 Boylston Street (entry on Jersey Street)
Details       Join Mayor Walsh and others in celebrating the Fenway Community Center at a fun evening filled with fun, food, and entertainment!
                   Full bar and live music with silent  auction and raffles. Special honoree Lauren Dewey Platt will be recognized for her contributions to
                   the center. For more information or to buy tickets, visit: bit.ly/LoveFenway 
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Dear FCA Members and Friends: 
Emmanuel College invites you to learn about their upcoming plans to replace the artificial turf and track at Clemente Field in the Back Bay Fens, beginning in June 2019, relative to the existing agreement between Emmanuel and the City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department.  
A public meeting to discuss the project will be held on Monday, March 11, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the Fenway Room on the second floor of the Administration Building at Emmanuel College, located at 400 The Fenway
 
Proposed plans will be presented and comments addressed by Emmanuel College officials, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, and Gale Engineering, Inc., the project’s designated architect.
Dear Members and Friends:
Please see the following announcement regarding the Fenway Community Center’s March 14th gala Love, Fenway.
 
This evening event at the Fenway Community Center features an evening of food, drinks, music, a silent auction/raffles and more, highlighting the special place we call home.  This event will also recognize honoree Lauren Dewey Platt, Founding Board President of the FCC.
The Fenway Community Center is a 501c3 charitable organization – your purchase of tickets is tax deductible – all proceeds from this event will benefit the community center and its operations.
For more information or to learn about sponsorship opportunities, visit www.fenwaycommunitycenter.org, http://bit.ly/LoveFenway or write to Rkordenbrock@fenwaycommunitycenter.org.
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Dear Members:
 
Please see the following invitation from Representative Jon Santiago to a forum to discuss the opioid epidemic in Boston.
 
My office, in conjunction with the Mayor’s Office of Recovery Services, is hosting a Town Hall forum to discuss the opioid epidemic from 6pm-8pm on March 7th at the McKinley Elementary School auditorium. This Town Hall aims to bring together local government officials, service providers, and residents to listen, learn about, and explore solutions to the opioid epidemic at Mass & Cass. Please join us to help kick off this new and innovative approach to community engagement. It would be greatly appreciated if you could disseminate this invitation and attached survey to your members and friends.
Agenda
·         Opening remarks delivered by State Representative Jon Santiago
·         Health and Human Services Chief Marty Martinez discusses the City’s response to the opioid issue and current efforts to address the epidemic
·         Discussion about how providers can collaborate with residents and officials to combat the opioid epidemic
·         Public testimony session
Please join us to help kick off this new and innovative approach to community engagement. Details about the event can be found on the attached flyer. To RSVP, please register via this linkPrior to this meeting, please complete this brief survey.

Dear Members and Friends:

A reminder and invitation to join us for Fenway Civic Association’s 57th Annual Meeting.
We hope you will join us for a special evening!
WhenWednesday, February 6th, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Massachusetts Historical Society, located at 1154 Boylston Street, (corner of Boylston and The Fenway)
What: 
·         Enjoy a visit to this historic venue and a complementary reception, courtesy of Samuels & Associates, with wine, beer, and food provided by longtime neighborhood partner Huntington Wine and Spirits.
·         Learn about Olmsted’s Emerald Necklace, the Muddy River Project, what’s been done, and the work to follow in the Back Bay Fens with updates from Emerald Necklace Conservancy‘s President, Karen Mauney-Brodek
·         Meet members of Fenway Civic Association and learn about how you can get more involved
·         Enter a raffle drawing for Crashed Ice Boston tickets, donated by the Boston Red Sox
This meeting is open to all – come and bring a friend!

 

Special thanks to the Massachusetts Historical Society, The Emerald Necklace Conservancy, Samuels & Associates, Huntington Wine and Spirits, and the Boston Red Sox for their contributions to this event

Due to the participation of the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIII taking place on Sunday, February 3, temporary traffic and parking restrictions will be in effect to ensure safety and access on City of Boston streets. The following are planned restrictions. The Boston Police Department will implement additional restrictions as necessary.

The following planned street closures will be in effect from approximately 9 PM to 1 AM:

  • Commonwealth Avenue, from the Boston University Bridge to Massachusetts Avenue, Both sides
  • Brookline Avenue, from Beacon Street (Kenmore Square) to Pilgrim
    Road, *Vehicles in garages/parking lots that have no other exit to another public
    way will be directed in a southerly direction toward Park Drive
  • Boylston Street, from Pilgrim Road to Westland Avenue
  • Ipswich Street, from Boylston Street at Hemenway Street to Boylston Street at
    Park Drive
  • Lansdowne Street, from Brookline Avenue to Ipswich Street
  • Van Ness Street, from Ipswich Street to Yawkey Way, and from Jersey Street to
    Kilmarnock Street
  • Jersey Street, from Boylston Street to Van Ness Street 

     

    “No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Sunday” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows:

    KENMORE SQUARE- FENWAY AREA
    Bay State Road
    Both sides, from Beacon Street to Granby Street
    Beacon Street
    Both sides, from Massachusetts Avenue to Park Drive
    Boylston Street
    Both sides, from Massachusetts Avenue to Brookline Avenue (including DCR areas)
    Brookline Avenue
    Both sides, from Beacon Street (Kenmore Square) to Pilgrim Road
    Burlington Street
    Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to the Dead End
    Commonwealth Avenue
    Both sides, both roadways, from Massachusetts Avenue to the Boston University Bridge
    Deerfield Street
    Both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Bay State Road
    Fullerton Street
    Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to the Dead End
    Granby Street
    Both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Bay State Road
    Ipswich Street
    Both sides, from Boylston Street at Hemenway Street to Boylston Street (Sunoco Gas Station)
    Jersey Street
    Both sides, from Boylston Street to Park Drive
    Kenmore Square (in its entirety)
    Both sides, both roadways, from Kenmore/Raleigh Streets to Deerfield Street / Beacon Streets
    Kilmarnock Street
    Both sides, from Van Ness Street to Park Drive
    Lansdowne Street
    Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to Ipswich Street
    Newbury Street Extension
    Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to Charles Gate West
    Overland Street
    Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to the Dead End
    Park Drive (DCR Roadway)
    Left side, Left roadway (Roberto Clemente Park side) from Aggassi Road to opposite Kilmarnock Street
    Raleigh Street
    Both sides, from Bay State Road to Commonwealth Avenue
    Sherborn Street
    Both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Bay State Road
    Silber Way
    Both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Bay State Road
    Van Ness Street
    Both sides, from Ipswich Street to Kilmarnock Street
    Jersey Street
    Both sides, from Boylston Street to Brookline Avenue

    RAMP CLOSURES:
    WHAT: On Sunday, February 3, 2019, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will implement ramp closures along Storrow Drive (inbound and outbound) at Charlesgate, The Fenway, Park Drive, and Boylston Street via Bowker Street and the Bowker Overpass in the City of Boston. Additionally, DCR will implement a ramp closure of Bowker Street from Charlesgate West at Commonwealth Avenue in the City of Boston. The closures will take affect at the direction of the Massachusetts State Police (MSP) leading up to the conclusion of Super Bowl LIII at approximately 8:00PM to 1:00AM. Traffic patterns will be clearly marked, and a police detail will be on site.

    Furthermore, DCR will implement parking restrictions along a portion of Boylston Street continuing onto Park Drive in the City of Boston between Charlesgate and Peterborough Street from 3:00PM to 3:00AM. Signage will be clearly posted alerting drivers of the temporary parking restriction.

    WHERE: Ramp closures along Storrow Drive (inbound and outbound) at Charlesgate, The Fenway, Park Drive, and Boylston Street via Bowker street and the Bowker Overpass, as well as Bowker Street from Charlesgate West at Commonwealth Avenue in the City of Boston from 8:00PM to 1:00AM.

    Parking restrictions along Boylston Street and continuing onto Park Drive in the City of Boston between Charlesgate and Peterborough Street 3:00PM to 3:00AM.

Dear Members:

Please see the following announcement regarding State Representative Chynah Tyler’s upcoming Town Hall Meeting on January 31st from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the First Church of Roxbury, Putnam Hall, 10 Putnam Street, Roxbury.

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