Archive | October 2015

LANA Special Board Election

At the next LANA meeting on Nov. 9th, the board will hold a special election to fill multiple vacancies on it.  Any dues paying LANA member is eligible to serve on the board if elected by members in attendance that evening. If you are interested in being a board member, please let us know beforehand.

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City Council Candidates Forum – Tomorrow! 10/14

Reminder: LANA is one of my many local groups co-sponsoring a forum tomorrow night for City Council candidates.

City Council Candidates Forum

Wed, Oct. 14, 6:45 pm

Roslindale Community Center, 6 Cummins Highway

Come hear from the following candidates:

At-Large: Annissa Essaibi-George, Michael Flaherty, Stephen Murphy, Ayanna Pressley, Michelle Wu

District 4: Andrea Campbell, Charley Yancey (not confirmed)

District 5: Tim McCarthy, Jean-Claude Sanon

District 6: Matt O’Malley

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Meetings & Events in the Next Week

There’s a lot going on in the next week so here are some key meetings and events:

Sunday, Oct. 4: Roslindale Day Parade! There will be some parking restrictions in our neighborhood including Walter St, Robert St, South St. Look for posted signs. Come out to celebrate the parade’s 40th anniversary and enjoy our great neighborhood.www.roslindaleparade.com/

Monday, Oct. 5: 100 Weld Street development meeting hosted by BRA. Starts at 6:30 pm at the Roche Community Center, 1716 Centre St, West Roxbury. www.bostonredevelopmentauthority.org/…/developm…/100-weld-st

Tuesday, Oct. 6: 64 Allandale St development meeting hosted by BRA. Starts at 7:00 pm at the Area E-5 police station, 1708 Centre St, West Roxbury. www.bostonredevelopmentauthority.org/…/develop…/64-allandale

Wednesday, Oct. 7: Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) public meeting to present plans for Centre Street stretching from VFW Parkway to Murray Circle. Starts at 6:30 pm at the Arnold Arboretum Visitor Center/Hunnewell Building, 125 Arborway, Jamaica Plain.www.mass.gov/…/agencies/dcr/public-outreach/public-meetings/

City Council Candidates Forum – 10/14/15

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! LANA is excited to be one of many local co-sponsors for an upcoming Boston City Council candidates forum.

Wednesday, Oct. 14 beginning at 6:45 pm at the Roslindale Community Center, 6 Cummins Highway.

Come hear from the At-Large Council candidates along with the candidates for Council Districts 4, 5, and 6. There will discussions with the candidates and Q&A.

Progressive West Roxbury/Roslindale is the lead host with co-sponsors: Charles River Spring Valley Neighborhood Association, Greening Rozzie, Longfellow Area Neighborhood Association (LANA), Roslindale Village Main Streets, Roslindale Transcript, Weld/Centre Neighborhood Association, West Roxbury Civic & Improvement Association, West Roxbury Main Streets, West Roxbury Neighborhood Council, West Roxbury Saves Energy, and West Roxbury Transcript.

At Large Candidates: Annissa Essaibi George, Michael Flaherty, Stephen Murphy, Ayanna Pressley, Michelle Wu
District 4: Andrea Campbell, Charles Yancey
District 5: Tim McCarthy, Jean-Claude Sanon
District 6: Matt O’Malley