Fall 2017 Newsletter

Fall 2017 Newsletter

We’re finally on the other side of election season. THANK YOU for giving me the opportunity to serve you for another two years. I feel fortunate to be in a place where I get to work for and with you, and to actively participate in the city I love.

I hope that you and your families have a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday!

Let’s get down to it...

October 18, 2016

You might have received a letter from my office over the last few days dated October 18, 2016. Unfortunately, a mistake in our IT department led to this letter being sent out (again). The letter you received was sent out to the entire Ward over a year ago, and the two meetings mentioned in those letters took place in November 2016. Please refer to this blog post.

I am terribly sorry for any confusion or frustration this might have caused. Trust me, I was, and am, pretty mad that it happened.

 

National Grid Meeting - November 20, 2017

Instead of the October 18, 2016 letter some of you might have received, you should have received something about this meeting on November 20, 2017. Some of you in the Ward near W. Squantum St. should be receiving a letter about this meeting over the next day or two.

I will be hosting a meeting on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 6:30 at the Montclair School with National Grid about emergency gas line work they will be performing over the next few months. Please come by to hear about the plans and ask any questions.

 

Wollaston MBTA Station Upgrade

As you may know, the Wollaston MBTA Station will soon be closing for reconstruction. You can find more details about that project here.

Senator Keenan has formed a Citizens Advisory Board to help provide consistent feedback during this construction process. Andrew Currie will be representing Ward 3 on the Board.

 

Ward 3 Development Projects

There are a few projects happening in and around the area, so I wanted to provide you with a brief update on their progress. 



Neighborhood Meetings

In addition the the meeting with National Grid on Monday, November 20, we have one other neighborhood meeting scheduled. 

  • Whitwell St. Project Update

    • Date: Tuesday, November 21, 2017

    • Time: 6:30 p.m.

    • Location: Central Middle School

    • FoxRock Properties will be providing an update on their project on Whitwell St.

 

Calendar

Here is a list of upcoming community and city events. If you have an community event that you would like to add to my calendar for others to see, follow this link, and please feel free to put it up! 

  • Montclair School 6th Annual Holiday Shopping Expo

    • Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 10:00 a.m.

    • Location: Quincy High School

  • City Council Meeting

    • Monday, November 20, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m.

    • Location: Quincy City Hall

  • Quincy Center Christmas Tree Lighting

    • Friday, November 24, 2017 @ 5:00 p.m.

    • Location: Thomas Crane Public Library Front Lawn

  • The 65th Annual Christmas Parade

    • Sunday, November 26, 2017 @ 12:30 p.m.

    • Location: Starting from Hannon Parkway, ending at North Quincy High School (following Hancock Street)

  • Safford Park Christmas Tree Lighting

    • Friday, December 1, 2017 @ 6:00 p.m.

    • Location: Safford Park (@ Beale St. & Prospect Ave.)

    • Reception following @ Wollaston Elementary School

  • City Council Meeting

    • Monday, December 4, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m.

    • Location: Quincy City Hall

  • City Council Meeting

    • Monday, December 18, 2016 @ 7:30 p.m.

    • Location: Quincy City Hall

  • Quincy Young Professionals Holiday Party

    • Tuesday, December 19, 2016 @ 5:30 p.m.

    • Location: Granite Links Tavern

    • More information here

 

Coffee Hours - UPDATE

There will be no coffee hours for the rest of the year. We will pick up the formal program again in the new year. Please stay tuned for updates on my website calendar.

If you would like to get together, please feel free to send me an e-mail or give me a call. We can find a time that works.

 

Blog & Newsletter

I will be keeping information on this blog, and sending out an e-newsletter periodically. If you would like to be included on the e-newsletter distribution, please send an e-mail to icain@quincyma.gov. If there are folks in the Ward who do not receive it, please forward it to to them, so they can e-mail me with their e-mail addresses, too!

 

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: icain@quincyma.gov

 

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.

You can also continue to follow my Facebook page.

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