Summer is now a distant memory, but I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday with family and friends and that your fall and holiday season is off to a productive start.

Here are a few scheduling items and updates from around the city.

Wollaston Urban Revitalization District Community Planning Session

The City of Quincy invites the public to participate in a re-envisioning process for the Wollaston Urban Revitalization District on Tuesday, December 4th from 6:30 to 8:30 P.M. at Central Middle School, 875 Hancock Street, Quincy.

BSC Group will facilitate several activities – including interactive mapping – during the event to encourage meaningful participation from the public.

Childcare will be provided and sponsored by Quincy After School Child Care and Wollaston Child Care Center. Language interpretation will be available.

Registration is encouraged via

City Street Paving & Sidewalk Repair

Please continue to let me know problem areas. If pothole patching can suffice, please direct those requests here.

If you would like to request a sidewalk repair, please direct those requests here.

114 Whitwell Street Meeting Postponed

FRP Quincy Development LLC, the Applicant for the PUD-Hospital project located at 114 Whitwell Street, has submitted a letter requesting a continuance of its Planning Board case scheduled for a Special Meeting on December 5, 2018.  The next meeting date for the 114 Whitwell Street is still to be determined.

114 Whitwell Continuance Letter

Planning & Zoning Board Calendars

If you are interested in following the schedule of for Planning and Zoning Board meetings, you can access the meeting calendars and their agendas.

Planning Board Calendar

Zoning Board Agendas

17th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting!

The Wollaston Hill Neighborhood Association, The Wollaston School PTO and I will host the 17th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Safford Park Friday, December 7th beginning at 6 PM.

Enjoy a fun sing-along and hot chocolate at Safford Park, with a special appearance by Santa Claus to help us light Clara Yeomans’s tree – a beautiful centerpiece at the park.

Please forward this to your neighbors!  See you there!

DPW InfoLetter

Did you get your 2018 Fall/Winter DPW InfoLetter? If not, you can find a link to DPW information here. The site provides useful information on new recycling rules, trash, yard waste, street sweeping, winter parking rules and important numbers.

Thomas Crane Public Library

If you’re not already aware of the incredible programming at the Thomas Crane Public Library, please do yourself a favor and check out the calendar here and subscribe to their newsletter here. There’s something for everyone in there, especially for those kids during the summer!

Other News

Coffee Hours

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Blog & Newsletter

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Contact Information

The best ways to reach me are by phone or by e-mail. I have a council phone number that will reach me directly. If I don’t answer the phone, please be sure to leave a voice message so I can get back to you. If e-mail is more convenient for you, by all means, send away!

telephone: 617-376-1353

e-mail: [email protected]

Stay tuned on the blog and via the e-newsletter for periodic updates, and please do not hesitate to reach out to me if you have questions, comments, or if I can be of assistance.

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