3 days ago

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

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3 days ago

Allston Brighton CDC updated their cover phot...

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3 days ago

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!

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3 days ago

Boston College shared The Campus School at Bo...

Support the The Campus School at Boston College and the The Campus School Volunteers of Boston College! #WeAreBC

    The Campus School at Boston College
    There are only 4 days left before the Campus School runners conquer the Cambridge Half Marathon! If you are interested in making a donation on behalf of a runner, please visit our donation page:...
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4 days ago

Boston College shared The Jared Box Project's...

Our Boston College Athletics student-athletes recently went to Newton-Wellesley Hospital to provide assistance to sick children in both the emergency department and pediatric units. The visit was done in conjunction with the The Jared Box Project, a nonprofit that provides gift boxes for a chronically-ill children.

    Student-Athletes Fulfill School Mission Through Service
    Student-Athletes Fulfill School Mission Through Service At Boston College, athletes represent their school in some of the stiffest competition in the nation. They take their field in some of the hardest games, against some of the most talented players, against some of the best-ranked programs of all-time.
    http://bceagles.com

4 days ago

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..

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    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...
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5 days ago

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!

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5 days ago

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

6 days ago

"Nature's Mirror: Reality and Symbol in Belgi...

"Nature's Mirror: Reality and Symbol in Belgian Landscape," an exhibition curated by Boston College Art, Art History, and Film Department Prof. Jeffery Howe, is one of three on view through December 10 at McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College. Read a review of the exhibition in The Boston Globe.

    At BC, Belgian landscapes from five centuries - The Boston Globe
    Fernand Khnopff was a melancholy man. You can sense it in the aching stillness that envelops his landscapes. Sturdy farm buildings trapped under gray skies feel distant, at once longed for and gently forbidding. Pieces by the Belgian Symbolist, who worked in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, come near the end of "Nature's Mirror: Reality and Symbol in Belgian Landscape," up through Dec.
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6 days ago

"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

Nov 13

Need some #MondayMotivation heading to class ...

Need some #MondayMotivation heading to class or work? WBZ | CBS Boston recently featured BC's Supported Employment Program, which this year marks three decades of providing jobs for adults with developmental disabilities. #WeAreBC h/t BC Dining Services

    Supported Employee Program Helps BC Workers Feel Fulfilled
    BOSTON (CBS) - For the past 30 years, Margie Richardson and Sandy Tuttle have been a part of the Boston College community. Their employment has been made possible through a supported employee program (SEP), which helps adults with disabilities succeed in meaningful, independent work. "I like BC.
    http://boston.cbslocal.com

Nov 12

Boston College's campus-wide celebration of I...

Boston College's campus-wide celebration of International Education Week—organized by the Office of International Students and Scholars and the Boston College International Programs—will feature a full slate of events including a talk on global health by Edesia founder and CEO Navyn Salem '94 H'12, a discussion on international careers, a photo exhibition, film screenings, discussions, and a Refugee Portal that will enable individuals to teleconference with refugees in Iraq, Jordan, and Berlin.

    International Education Week
    BC events Nov. 13-17 include an opportunity to teleconference with refugees abroad Nation, World & Society / International - Published on November 12, 2017 Boston College's celebration of International Education Week (Nov.
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Nov 10

Today, we pause to celebrate and remember tho...

Today, we pause to celebrate and remember those who have served our country. Our newly redesigned Boston College Veterans Memorial website helps us honor those Eagles who made the ultimate sacrifice. Each veteran has a page, which shows his class year, military rank, and branch of service. Where available, there is also information on date of birth, hometown, military awards and decorations, and date and location of death. Some of the pages also have links to photos and images of documents and articles. For those on campus, our annual Boston College Veterans Remembrance Ceremony today begins at 11 a.m. Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio '73, who serves as the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA will be the speaker. He will preside and deliver the homily at the preceding Mass, which will be held at 9:30 a.m. in St. Ignatius Church. BC Jesuit Community Rector Robert Keane, S.J., part-time Philosophy Department Boston College faculty member Paul McNellis, S.J., and Jesuit Community member John Monahan, S.J.—all veterans—will concelebrate the Mass.

    Veterans Memorial - Boston College
    The Boston College Veterans Memorial and this website honor alumni who died in service to their country.
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Nov 09

Spend the day with the Eagles! The Boston Col...

Spend the day with the Eagles! The Boston College Athletics men's and Boston College Women's Basketball teams host their season openers tomorrow at Conte Forum. The women tip-off at noon against Bryant University with the men taking on University of Maine at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.BCEagles.com

    Boston College
    Spend the day with the Eagles! The Boston College Athletics men's and Boston College Women's Basketball teams host their season openers tomorrow at Conte Forum. The women tip-off at noon against...
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Nov 09

Preservation Commission Notice of Public Hearing & Agenda, 5th Floor School Committee Room, 11/13/2017, 6:30 p.m.

7:40 PM          180 Fairway Road – Application for partial demolition of the house (Suneer and Sejal          Chander, applicant).

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6:40 PM          1039 Boylston Street (Chestnut Hill LHD) – Application for a Certificate of                         Appropriateness to install a 6' high, 18' wide solid cedar driveway gate facing Boylston          Street (Gurminder Bhogal and Mridul Mehta, applicants).

7:00 PM          195 Walnut Street (Pill Hill LHD) – Application for a Certificate of Appropriateness to construct a 12’-8” x 28’ two-story addition at the rear (Frances and Kenneth McElheny, applicants).

7:20 PM          247 Kent Street (Lawrence LHD) – Application for a Certificate of Appropriateness to:    regrade the front lawn and install...

8:00 PM          43 Blake Road – Application for the partial demolition of the house (Christian Karl and Marianne Nourzad Karl, applicants).

...of Brookline are invited to make their needs known to Lloyd Gellineau, Town of Brookline, 11 Pierce Street, Brookline, MA 02445.  Telephone (617) 730-2326; TDD (617) 730-2327; or e-mail at...

    Preservation Commission Notice of Public Hearing & Agenda, 5th Floor School Committee Room, 11/13/2017, 6:30 p.m.
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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...
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Nov 08

Boston College Center for Work & Family Execu...

Boston College Center for Work & Family Executive Director Brad Harrington comments in the The New York Times about how millennial parents—let's call them 'parennials'—are challenging commonly held beliefs about the American family.

    App Time for Nap Time: The Parennials Are Here
    But while the rest of society has been busy hating on millennials, the older ones have been busy growing up, settling down and having children. More than 16 million millennial women are now mothers, according to Pew, a number that grows by more than a million every year.
    https://www.nytimes.com

Nov 07

Board of Selectmen Joint Executive Session

...with respect to anticipated litigation concerning the proposed construction of a Ninth Elementary School at 484 Heath Street (Baldwin School/Soule site) and 400 Heath Street (Pine Manor College site) if an open...

    Board of Selectmen Joint Executive Session
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Nov 07

EmPath, Charlesview, Family Nurturing Center,...

EmPath, Charlesview, Family Nurturing Center, and ABCD are teaming up to organize a holiday meal and celebration for families living in shelter in Brighton. Please consider supporting this effort by contributing food or paper goods to make this event fun, nutritious, and delicious for families! More info on how to participate here: https://www.mealtrain.com/potlucks/vqm416

    Potluck for Holiday Celebration with Allston/Brighton Families Living in Shelter (Click Here)
    A Potluck is active for Holiday Celebration with Allston/Brighton Families Living in Shelter. Click above for easy ways to participate
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Nov 07

Did you know that a new Netflix series about ...

Did you know that a new Netflix series about profiling serial killers has a BC connection? Psychologist Dr. Wendy Carr, one of the main characters in the series "Mindhunter" is based on Boston College Connell School of Nursing Prof. Ann Burgess, a pioneer in the study of victims of trauma. Burgess' collaboration with two FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigation agents beginning in the 1970s led to the agency's behavioral science method of profiling violent criminals.

    How Netflix's Serial Killer Drama 'Mindhunter' Draws From Real Life
    Four decades ago, FBI special agents John Douglas and Robert Ressler began a bold new research project alongside a Boston crime victim expert named Dr. Ann Burgess. Burgess, now a professor at Boston College's Connell School of Nursing, thought the agents' access to crime scenes and incarcerated killers presented a "phenomenal" opportunity for research, she told HuffPost.
    https://www.huffingtonpost.com

Nov 07

ADVISORY COMMITTEE'S 9TH SCHOOL AD HOC SUBCOMMITTEE MEETING

...with respect to anticipated litigation concerning the proposed construction of a Ninth Elementary School at 484 Heath Street (Baldwin School/Soule site) and 400 Heath Street (Pine Manor College site) if an open...

    ADVISORY COMMITTEE'S 9TH SCHOOL AD HOC SUBCOMMITTEE MEETING
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Nov 06

The holidays are approaching, so why not shop...

The holidays are approaching, so why not shop for gifts, decorations, and more while donating to Allston Brighton CDC? Shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday season at smile.amazon.com/ch/04-2716278 and Amazon will donate a percentage to Allston Brighton CDC at no additional cost to you! #48ShoppingDaysLeft

    Allston Brighton CDC
    The holidays are approaching, so why not shop for gifts, decorations, and more while donating to Allston Brighton CDC? Shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday season at...
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Nov 06

Test of the BC Emergency Notification System....

Test of the BC Emergency Notification System. In a real emergency, details will be provided and you should monitor: www.bc.edu/emergency.

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Nov 03

School Committee Meeting-includes Public Hearings on TM Articles (Town Hall, School Committee Room)

...strategy with respect to anticipated litigation concerning the proposed construction of an Elementary School at 480 Heath Street and 400 Heath Street if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the...

...schematic design services for the construction of a 9th elementary school to be located at 490 Heath Street, or, in the alternative, to reappropriate the remaining balance previously appropriated under Section 13, Special...

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...and Town Meeting Article 4: Authorize the Board of Selectmen to acquire real property at 111 Cypress Street by purchase or eminent domain, and appropriate funds for such purpose. (Selectmen)  (Andrew Bott...

    School Committee Meeting-includes Public Hearings on TM Articles (Town Hall, School Committee Room)
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Nov 03

Hear BC Trustee and Apple Senior Vice Preside...

Hear BC Trustee and Apple Senior Vice President Phil Schiller ’82 and Kim Gassett-Schiller talk about their vision for the Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society. Learn more about the institute at www.bc.edu/sciences (Video by University Communications John Walsh and Paul Dagnello)

    Boston College
    Hear BC Trustee and Apple Senior Vice President Phil Schiller '82 and Kim Gassett-Schiller talk about their vision for the Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society. Learn more about the...
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Nov 03

Today Boston College announces the Schiller I...

Today Boston College announces the Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society. The new institute for integrated science, which will create a multi-disciplinary, collaborative research process to address critical societal issues in the areas of energy, health and the environment, will be named in honor of BC Trustee and Apple senior vice president Phil Schiller '82 and his wife, Kim Gassett-Schiller, through a multi-year lead gift totaling $25 million. The Schiller Institute will be the centerpiece of a new 150,000 square-foot science facility scheduled for construction beginning in the spring of 2019 at a cost of roughly $150 million, representing the largest single investment in the sciences at BC.

    Schiller Institute - Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences | Boston College
    The Schiller Institute will create and sustain emerging initiatives in basic and applied science; educate the next generation of science and technology innovators; develop new technologies to address societal problems; and promote partnerships with industry and the public and private sectors.
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Nov 02

Attention neighbors! Do you care about affor...

Attention neighbors! Do you care about affordable housing, historical preservation, and open spaces? Apply TODAY to be 1 of 9 people recommending how to spend $20 million per year in Community Preservation Act funds!

    Community Preservation
    The City hired Christine Poff, the program's director, in the summer of 2017. She's begun the work of building Boston's Community Preservation Act program. Her team may grow as the project review process gets underway. Community Preservation Committee The Mayor and the City Council will appoint a nine-member, decision-making committee.
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Nov 02

Allston Brighton CDC added 4 new photos.

Check out these photos from last year's All Bright Night! Don't miss out on the fun, get your tickets today! #TBT https://www.eventbrite.com/e/all-bright-night-2017-tickets-38242228535

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Nov 01

Boston College updated their cover photo.

“Autumn...the year's last, loveliest smile." ― John Howard Bryant

    Boston College
    "Autumn...the year's last, loveliest smile." ― John Howard Bryant
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Nov 01

Allston Brighton CDC added 9 new photos.

Last Friday evening, we hosted a Halloween party and Haunted Hallway for residents in our properties. A spooky time was had by all! Thank you Tony Arias, Arthur Downey Jr., Annie Carlson for volunteering and helping us with the scares!

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Nov 01

Robsham Theater Box Office/RTAC@bc.edu will h...

Robsham Theater Box Office/RTAC@bc.edu will host the premiere of the documentary "Walden" on November 8 at 7:30 p.m., followed by a Q&A with recording artist and The Walden Woods Project founder Don Henley, documentarian and executive producer Ken Burns, H '09, and co-director Erik Ewers. The short film examines the relationship between the philosophy of 19th-century author Henry David Thoreau and contemporary societal and environmental challenges. Two complimentary tickets are available to any individual with a valid Boston College ID, and must be picked up in person at the Robsham box office in advance of the event. The public may purchase tickets at the box office or via the theater’s online ticket site - http://www.bc.edu/tickets Proceeds from ticket sales benefit the educational programs of the non-profit Walden Woods Project.

    Boston College Will Host Premiere of 'Walden' Film on Nov. 8
    Boston College's Robsham Theather will host the premiere of the documentary "Walden" on Wednesday, November 8, at 7:30 p.m., followed by a Q&A with recording artist and Walden Woods Project founder Don Henley, documentarian and executive producer Ken Burns, H '09, and co-director Erik Ewers.
    https://www.bc.edu

Oct 31

An early fascination with horror films and de...

An early fascination with horror films and decades of teaching courses on Gothic fiction inspired Boston College English Department Prof. Paul Lewis to write "A Is for Asteroids, Z Is for Zombies: A Bedtime Book about the Coming Apocalypse."

    A is for asteroids
    An early fascination with horror films and decades of teaching courses on Gothic fiction inspired Boston College English Professor Paul Lewis to write A Is for Asteroids, Z Is for Zombies: A Bedtime Book about the Coming Apocalypse (Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2017), a darkly comic fable that offers a vision of the apocalypse for every letter...
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Oct 27

Tonight, Boston College Athletics will honor ...

Tonight, Boston College Athletics will honor two heroes among our Boston College Alumni. Thousands of red bandannas will be given away at every gate of Alumni Stadium in memory of The Legacy of Welles Remy Crowther: The Man in the Red Bandanna. Pete Frates, a Boston College Baseball standout, and his family Team FrateTrain will be in attendance as well. Frates will be recognized during the game for his recent Baseball Hall of Fame exhibit as well as the new book written about his life, "The Ice Bucket Challenge: Pete Frates and the Fight against ALS." Be sure to get there early as Frogg-X jumpers will sky dive into Alumni Stadium during the national anthem. There will also be pyrotechnics pregame and during the game. #WeAreBC #StrikeOutALS #RedBandanna

    BC to Honor Welles Crowther at Football's "Service Day" Game Friday Night
    BC to Honor Welles Crowther at Football's "Service Day" Game Friday Night CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - When the Boston College football team enters Alumni Stadium on Friday night against ACC rival Florida State, the Eagles will be wearing accessories trimmed in a red bandanna design in honor of Welles Crowther, a former BC lacrosse player who is credited with saving at least a dozen people in the south tower of the World Trade Center on Sept.
    http://bceagles.com

Oct 26

Are you ready for Friday? Join us for the Red...

Are you ready for Friday? Join us for the Red Bandanna Game in honor of Boston College Alumni and 9/11 hero Welles Remy Crowther. Our Boston College Football team will take on Florida State Seminoles Football at Alumni Stadium at 8 p.m. Be there for a BC tradition. (Video by Boston College Athletics)

    Boston College
    Are you ready for Friday? Join us for the Red Bandanna Game in honor of Boston College Alumni and 9/11 hero Welles Remy Crowther. Our Boston College Football team will take on Florida State Seminoles...
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