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Melnea Cass Boulevard and Windsor Street meeting

The virtual community meeting will discuss two City-owned unnumbered parcels of vacant land.

The Department of Neighborhood Development (DND) is hosting a virtual community meeting to discuss two City-owned unnumbered parcels of vacant land located on Melnea Cass Boulevard and Windsor Street in the South End.  (Ward 09, assessor’s parcels 01968010 and 02025020).

There has been community interest in the preservation of these parcels as open space, including a community garden.

The meeting will be held through video conferencing on WebEx. 

Join the meeting

6:30pm - 8:30pm
This meeting will be
held virtually,
Price:
FREE
Contact:
shani.fletcher@boston.gov
Neighborhood:
Roxbury
South End
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Feed the Monster: Pumpkin composting event

Our "Feed the Monster" composting event encourages residents to throw their pumpkins into a "monster's mouth" while encouraging and educating about composting!

Compost your pumpkins this Halloween! Composting your food waste creates a rich, black soil that is great for any yard and or garden.

Join us for the fun in a socially distant manner on one of three dates!

Learn about Feed the Monster

10:00am - 1:00pm
1005 Columbia Road
Moakley Park
Boston, MA 02127
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Parks
Neighborhood:
Citywide
Posted:
Last updated:

Feed the Monster: Pumpkin composting event

Our "Feed the Monster" composting event encourages residents to throw their pumpkins into a "monster's mouth" while encouraging and educating about composting!

Compost your pumpkins this Halloween! Composting your food waste creates a rich, black soil that is great for any yard and or garden.

Join us for the fun in a socially distant manner on one of three dates!

Learn about Feed the Monster

10:00am - 1:00pm
Jewish War Memorial Drive
Franklin Park - Shattuck Picnic Area
Boston, MA 02124
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Parks
Neighborhood:
Citywide
Posted:
Last updated:

Feed the Monster: Pumpkin composting event

Our "Feed the Monster" composting event encourages residents to throw their pumpkins into a "monster's mouth" while encouraging and educating about composting!

Compost your pumpkins this Halloween! Composting your food waste creates a rich, black soil that is great for any yard and or garden.

Join us for the fun in a socially distant manner on one of three dates!

Learn about Feed the Monster

10:00am - 1:00pm
38 Beacon Street
Parade Ground
Boston, MA 02467
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Parks and Recreation
Neighborhood:
Citywide
Posted:
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Building emissions policy open house #2

The City of Boston is developing a new policy to cut carbon pollution from large buildings.

This meeting is the second of three open houses. During this meeting, we’re going to answer some of the questions asked by attendees during the first open house in July. The second open house will include updates from the Technical and Resident Advisory Groups, and breakout discussions on specific areas of interest identified that were, including:

  1. Financing retrofits
  2. Designing for equity
  3. How to decarbonize a building

Large buildings in Boston are the biggest emitters of carbon pollution and they also represent the buildings that have the largest opportunity to cut their carbon emissions. This pollution comes from the oil and gas we burn to heat and power our homes and offices.

We're developing this policy as part of the implementation of Strategy #5 in the 2019 Climate Action Plan Update: Develop a carbon emissions performance standard to decarbonize existing large buildings. During the first meeting, we introduced the building performance standard, and the process to develop it and help inform the City’s process moving forward. You can view the meeting recording, slides, and breakout discussion notes on our project page.

The Zoom link for the meeting will be emailed to all attendees ahead of the meeting. Please let us know if you have any requests for accommodation when you register at the link below.

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Online Meeting
Boston, MA
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Katherine Eshel
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Building Energy Retrofit Resource Hub launch

Join the virtual launch event for a Building Energy Retrofit Resource Hub, a partnership with the Environment Department and Eversource Eversource Energy.

The City of Boston and Eversource are partnering to launch a Building Energy Retrofit Resource Hub. This resource will make it easier for large building owners, operators, tenants, and stakeholders to reduce their energy use and carbon emissions and save money.  It will help you find the best solutions for your building by helping you understand, access, and implement Eversource’s expertise, energy efficiency services and incentives.

Large buildings account for nearly 70% of carbon emissions in Boston. As we strive towards carbon neutrality by 2050, the Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO) and the Resource Hub will continue to work with residents to become more aware of their emissions and responsible for their reductions.

The virtual launch event will include short presentations from:

  • Carl Spector, Commissioner of the Environment Department
  • Benjamin Silverman, Climate and Buildings Program Manager
  • Steven Miller, Eversource Energy Efficiency Consultant
12:00pm - 1:00pm
1 City Hall Square
Boston, 02201-2006
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Kathleen Hart
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Franklin Park ecology small group discussion

We are diving deep into topic areas of the Franklin Park Action Plan with small group discussion sessions.

Join us for a discussion about the Franklin Park Action Plan's Ecology analysis findings.

Register for the event

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online via Zoom
Boston, MA
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Lauren Bryant
Neighborhood:
Citywide
Posted:
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Franklin Park connections small group discussion

We are diving deep into topic areas of the Franklin Park Action Plan with small group discussion sessions.

Join us for a discussion about the Franklin Park Action Plan's Connections analysis findings:

Register for the event

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Online via Zoom
Boston, MA
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Lauren Bryant
Neighborhood:
Citywide
Posted:
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Franklin Park communities small group discussion

We are diving deep into topic areas of the Franklin Park Action Plan with small group discussion sessions.

Join us for a discussion about the Franklin Park Action Plan's History analysis findings.

Register for the event

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online via Zoom
Boston, MA
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Lauren Bryant
Neighborhood:
Citywide
Posted:
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Franklin Park history small group discussion

We are diving deep into topic areas of the Franklin Park Action Plan with small group discussion sessions.

Join us for a discussion about the Franklin Park Action Plan's History analysis findings:

Register for the event

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Online via Zoom
Boston, MA
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Lauren Bryant
Neighborhood:
Citywide
Posted:
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