Dear Members:

Next week’s Parcel 12 meeting has been postponed until January, with extension of the associated comment period – see below for details.

Comments may still be submitted at: http://www.bostonplans.org/projects/development-projects/parcel-12#comment_Form
Project details, including the last filed Project Notification Form, may be found here: http://www.bostonplans.org/projects/development-projects/parcel-12


Dear Members:

Get ready! The City’s plastic bag ordinance goes into effect on December 14th, 2018. Upon its passage, retailers will provide plastic bags at checkout, and will be required to sell them for no less than .05 cents. Bags must be reusable, recyclable, or paper. Some exemptions will be provided to select retailers.

To learn more, see the attached information, or contact Stephanie Acquario at stephanie.acquario@boston.gov. Special thanks to Yissel Guerrero from the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services and Nicholas Carter from Councilor Josh Zakim’s office for providing information about this ordinance.

Don’t miss the opportunity to find local arts and crafts for your friends and family! Fenway Holiday Bazaar takes place at the Fenway Community Center, located at 1282 Boylston Street (entry on Jersey Street):


It’s almost here… The annual West Fenway Christmas Tree Lighting!

When: Wednesday, December 5th, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Outside the Kelleher Rose Garden in the Back Bay Fens (across from 77 Park Drive)

We have a great celebration in store!

    Join friends and neighbors to enjoy holiday music by Berklee Upper Structure, a cappella group.
    Enjoy cookies and hot cocoa and cider sponsored by Samuels & Associates
    Sink your teeth into local burgers courtesy of Tasty Burger.
    Special appearances by Wally and Tessie made possible by the Boston Red Sox

AND.. a visit from Santa Claus!

All are welcome to this free event – come and bring a friend!

This event made possible by the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services, the Mayor’s Office of Special Events, the Department of Public Works, Area D-4 Boston Police, and the Boston Fire Department.
For more information, contact Yissel Guerrero, Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services at 617-635-2679

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DCR Traffic Advisory: Fenway in Boston

WHAT: The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will continue implementing various lane closures along Fenway in the City of Boston (inbound/outbound) between Brookline Avenue and Boylston Street from 7:00AM to 3:00PM through Friday, November 16, 2018, to accommodate sidewalk improvement work. Traffic patterns will be clearly marked and a police detail will be on site.

WHERE: Fenway in the City of Boston (inbound/outbound) between Brookline
Avenue and Boylston Street

WHEN: Continuing through Friday, November 16, 2018 7:00AM to 3:00PM

If you haven’t voted early, make sure to stop by your polling place on Tuesday November 6th. To find your polling location, review candidates and ballot questions, and more, visit: https://www.boston.gov/departments/election

Dear FCA Members:

Come meet with your representatives this Thursday at the Fenway Community Center. This is a good opportunity to voice your concerns and learn more about activities and priorities at the state level.

Thursday at 6 PM: Fenway Office Hours
Please join Senator Will Brownsberger and Representative Chynah Tyler for joint office hours this Thursday, October 18 from 6 – 7:30 PM at the Fenway Community Center. Click here for more information.