How about Patriots Point to celebrate the Legacy?

Christopher Nicodemus Charlestown, MA (excerpts from December blog post at www.pier5.org) The Pier 5 Association is celebrating the decision by BPDA to reject the three development proposals advanced for privatization of pier 5. The BPDA has expressed willingness to allow the community to actively find preferred solutions for this critical location at the head of BostonContinue reading “How about Patriots Point to celebrate the Legacy?”

WRITE LETTERS – SUPPORT THE EFFORTS & DONATE

CONTENT SUGGESTIONS – COPY & PASTE TO YOUR LETTER Legal, Environmental, Climate resilience concerns: Environmental  1.  Rising Sea Level impacts on Pier 5, including severe exposure to winter storm conditions. 2.  Limitations on the use of Tidal lands under M.G.L.c. 91 for water dependent uses only and the associated exclusion of public from East andContinue reading “WRITE LETTERS – SUPPORT THE EFFORTS & DONATE”

Charlestown, We in are in trouble.

“We in Charlestown are in trouble. There are monumental building proposals. There will be huge impacts on our infrastructure, green and open space. There will be thousands of new residents added to our one square mile. Surrounded by water we will be severely impacted by climate change and flooding. There are only three ways inContinue reading “Charlestown, We in are in trouble.”

The Presentation was an Embarrassment for the BRA/BPDA

Nov. 17, 2021 – BPDA Presentation to the CNC: Less Than Half the Story In reference to the BPDA presentation to the Charlestown Neighborhood Council on November 4.  See the link to the two published letters below “The presentation was an embarrassment for the BPDA and a frustrating disappointment for Charlestown. Residents should know thatContinue reading “The Presentation was an Embarrassment for the BRA/BPDA”

Once-in-a-generation chance for resilient, inclusive waterfront. – Conservation Law

Oct. 29, 2021 – Once-in-a-generation chance for resilient, inclusive waterfront. – Conservation Law – By Deanna Moran – Director of Environmental Planning, Conservation Law Foundation “Op-ed: The next mayor of Boston will have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to put forward a vision for the Downtown waterfront that is resilient and inclusive of all residents, and thatContinue reading “Once-in-a-generation chance for resilient, inclusive waterfront. – Conservation Law”

Overview — Mystic River Watershed Association

About the Mystic River Watershed Association Photo Credit: Chris McIntosh The Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA) was founded in 1972 with a mission to protect and restore the Mystic River, its tributaries and watershed lands for the benefit of present and future generations and to celebrate the value, importance and great beauty of these naturalContinue reading “Overview — Mystic River Watershed Association”

Guest Op-Ed: Who Knew a Tree Can Make Us Not Only Healthier But Happier?

Guest Op-Ed: Who Knew a Tree Can Make Us Not Only Healthier But Happier? by Patriot-Bridge Staff • October 21, 2020 • 0 Comments By Ann Kelleher This past summer with so little predicted rainfall, a small group of my neighbors decided to water the young and newly planted Linden trees on our block. We each were assigned aContinue reading “Guest Op-Ed: Who Knew a Tree Can Make Us Not Only Healthier But Happier?”

Guest Op-Ed: Pier 5 and Community

Guest Op-Ed: Pier 5 and Community by Patriot-Bridge Staff • July 22, 2021 • 1 Comment By Christopher Nicodemus The Pier 5 Association (www.pier5.org) continues to advocate for a public use for the future of Pier 5 in the Navy Yard. We have more than 2,000 signatures in support of our position. The community voice strongly prefers to seeContinue reading “Guest Op-Ed: Pier 5 and Community”

Save Pier 5 Party Will Focus on Getting Open Space on the Pier

Save Pier 5 Party Will Focus on Getting Open Space on the Pier by Patriot-Bridge Staff • August 19, 2021 • 1 Comment The Pier 5 Association has announced a Save Pier 5 Party for Thursday, Aug. 26, on or near the pier in the Navy Yard. The event will go from 4-7 p.m. between Courageous Sailing and PierContinue reading “Save Pier 5 Party Will Focus on Getting Open Space on the Pier”

Charlestown Cranks!

To the Editor: Cranks! We were called “Cranks”! At the BPDA’s recent Charlestown Plan Meeting, many who attended to comment were called “Cranks”. Checking the “crank” definition and meaning in the Collins English Dictionary, we found that if you call someone a crank, “you think their ideas or behavior are strange”.  However, the dictionary also defined the actualContinue reading “Charlestown Cranks!”