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These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Group Table for a Great Group of Kids!

    Ms. Brough is asking for $463.96:
    My students need a group table for guided reading and a tabletop organizer for their work and personal materials.
    Jackson-Mann K-8 School Comment
  • Riding Bikes is For Everyone!

    Teacher Magee is asking for $3674.07:
    My students need bicycles for our riding and safety program during Physical Education classes!
    Jackson-Mann K-8 School Comment

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Allston Brighton CDC shared Allston Civic Ass...

Tavern in the Square Allston will be hosting their annual free Thanksgiving Dinner (focusing on the elderly, those who are homeless, and families in need). The dinner will be served 11am - 1:30pm. Want to get involved? They are looking for volunteers and will be collecting clean socks & undergarments, hygiene products, hats, gloves. Email AllstonInfo@taverninthesquare.com or call (617) 782- 8100 for more information. #AllstonBrightonCares

    Allston Civic Association
    Allston Civic Association. 72 likes. To provide a regular consistent public forum for residents of the Allston-Brighton community to voice their individual ideas and concerns.
    https://www.facebook.com

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Allston Brighton CDC added 2 new photos.

Allston Brighton CDC is partnering with ABCD to help keep families warm this winter. We are accepting donations at the All Bright Community Center, located at 1287B Commonwealth Ave. We are collecting coats, hats, mittens and gloves. Distribution will be on December 8th. #AllstonBrightonCares

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Allston Brighton CDC, Allston, MA. 878 likes. Working Together, Building Community
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Allston Brighton CDC updated their cover phot...

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Allston Brighton CDC, Allston, MA. 879 likes. Working Together, Building Community
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Thank you to everyone who made last evening's...

Thank you to everyone who made last evening's All Bright Night such a success! Thank you to all of our sponsors, funders, partners, elected officials, staff, board, residents and constituents for supporting us as we strive to make Allston Brighton a safer, more stable, and healthy community for ALL residents - we couldn't do this work without you! We look forward to celebrating with everyone again next year! Pictures from the event will be posted soon!

    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Join your neighbors and new Cambridge Police ...

Join your neighbors and new Cambridge Police Commissioner Branville Bard for coffee and conversation this Saturday, Nov. 18, anytime between 8:30-10 a.m. at Curio Coffee, 441 Cambridge St. This event represents a unique opportunity for community members to informally meet with your new Police Commissioner and other police personnel to discuss community issues, address questions, build relationships and, of course, drink great coffee!

    City of Cambridge (Official)
    Join your neighbors and new Cambridge Police Commissioner Branville Bard for coffee and conversation this Saturday, Nov. 18, anytime between 8:30-10 a.m. at Curio Coffee, 441 Cambridge St. This event...
    https://www.facebook.com

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Nov 15

Allston Brighton CDC added 17 new photos — at...

Pilot of LDA 101 program, in which 11 residents in our affordable housing portfolio attended a series of workshops to further develop their leadership skills and abilities, as well as network with each other to build social capital within our buildings and the broader community..

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Pilot of LDA 101 program, in which 11 residents in our affordable housing portfolio attended a series of workshops to further develop their leadership skills and abilities, as well as network with...
    https://www.facebook.com

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Allston Brighton CDC added 13 new photos.

Over the last five weeks, we piloted a Leadership Development Academy for residents living in our buildings. We had 11 residents go through workshops focused on team building, effective communication, active listening, and other foundational skills. The program culminated in a graduation and celebration, where Councilor Mark Ciommo and Councilor Annissa Essaibi George presented graduates with a Resolution welcoming them as new resident leaders. A few pics from the workshops are below- more will be posted soon!

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Allston Brighton CDC, Allston, MA. 878 likes. Working Together, Building Community
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 14

Some residents have pushed for ground-level r...

Some residents have pushed for ground-level reconstruction, arguing that it would lower this barrier, reduce noise from vehicles revving uphill, and allow for more development in the future by creating decks over the roadways — while being the least costly of the three. “It just unlocks all these things,” said Harry Mattison, an Allston resident and member of a neighborhood task force working on the highway design. “Even if they’re not done as part of this project, they could still be done over time. But once you build a new highway viaduct, it’s there forever and you can never improve it.”

    Mass. Pike project in Allston to cost $1 billion or more - The Boston Globe
    A mammoth highway project that would dramatically reshape the Massachusetts Turnpike in Allston and affect the commute of hundreds of thousands of motorists will move forward and likely break ground in 2020, state officials said Monday.
    https://www.bostonglobe.com

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"Seeking to stem the tide of investors, Harva...

"Seeking to stem the tide of investors, Harvard [has] set aside $3 million of its community benefits package to support the All Bright Homeownership Program, an initiative to buy up homes in the area and resell them to homeowners with an owner-occupancy deed restriction, meaning that the buyer must live on the property. The program, implemented with the Allston Brighton Community Development Corporation and the City of Boston in 2015, has so far sold 13 housing units to homeowners. #homeownershipmatters

    Harvard-Funded Program Boosting Allston Homeownership | News | The Harvard Crimson
    Kevin Wong Wong Keet was getting frustrated. After watching his monthly rent rise for years, he had decided to look for a home in Allston-Brighton-but four times in a row, he had been outbid. "Every single time, it was the same story.
    http://www.thecrimson.com

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Nov 09

Where to Order Thanksgiving Turkey and Sides Around Boston

487 Cambridge St., Allston, Boston

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552 Tremont St., Downtown, Boston

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1381 Boylston St., Fenway, Boston

    Where to Order Thanksgiving Turkey and Sides Around Boston
    With Thanksgiving just around the corner, plenty of restaurants in the area are willing to lend a hand via preordered takeout feasts, whether traditional, barbecue, or otherwise. Whether your dinner table is missing platters of sides or that big centerpiece turkey itself, here are some places that will take the hard work out of your hands for this year's Thanksgiving dinner.
    https://boston.eater.com

Nov 09

Thank you everyone! This was truly a team eff...

Thank you everyone! This was truly a team effort, and I thank everyone who voted and volunteered. I'm able to continue to serve this great city thanks to all of you who made phone calls, knocked on doors, put a sign in your yard, passed out flyers, and spread the word to your friends, family, and neighbors about my work on the City Council as well as my goals for the next term. Your efforts were tremendous and I am very grateful. There are a lot of important issues on the Council's agenda next year and I will always advocate on your behalf, and encourage you to continue to make your voice heard. Please do not hesitate to reach out at any time - my East Cambridge office is at 550 Cambridge Street, or you can call 617-491-1846, or email me at timtoomey@aol.com. With thanks, Tim

    Tim Toomey
    Thank you everyone! This was truly a team effort, and I thank everyone who voted and volunteered. I'm able to continue to serve this great city thanks to all of you who made phone calls, knocked on...
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Nov 09

Thank you!

Please do not hesitate to reach out at any time – my East Cambridge office is at 550 Cambridge Street, or you can call 617-491-1TIM, or email me at timtoomey@aol.com.

    Thank you!
    Dear friends, Thank you everyone! This was truly a team effort, and I thank everyone who voted and volunteered. I'm able to continue to serve this great city thanks to all of you who made phone calls, knocked on doors, put a sign in your yard, passed out flyers, and spread the word to your friends, family, and neighbors about my work on the City Council as well as my goals for the next term.
    https://timtoomey.org

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Nov 08

Allston Brighton CDC shared Zone 3's event.

CrimsonBikes presents the Allston Bike Pop-Up: a three week temporary sales & repair shop and bike community space. Open Wednesdays through Saturdays now through November 18!

    Allston Bike Pop-up Shop
    CrimsonBikes presents the Allston Bike Pop-Up: a three week temporary sales & repair shop and bike community space. Open Wednesdays through Saturdays now...
    https://www.facebook.com

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Nov 08

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