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South Bay Expansion Planned - Community Charrette Organized
March 9, 2013
South Bay Expansion Charrette
Citizens Connect To South Bay invites you to attend a Community Planning Charrette.  South Bay is probably expanding. 

Come to discuss its impact on the adjacent residential communities, especially on traffic and congestion. 

Sat, Mar 9 at Local 12 on Mass Ave.  Citizens Connect to South Bay is a community advocacy group recently formed to represent the views, concerns and ideas of residents living in close proximity to the South Bay Mall.

Posted:  March 6, 2013

Focus on People: G. Michael Tzerai
Mar 6, 2013

G. Michael Tzerai Uphams Corner News is pleased to share with you more about one of our content providers, G. Michael Tzerai.  A Dorchester resident, he has worked as an architect in the Boston area for over 20 years - on the Big Dig, Harbor Point and assisting many CDC's. 

He recently contributed to an excellent editorial to UC News for Black History Month entitled: 'Awakening the Conscience of America.'

Michael is also active in efforts to resolve a humanitarian crisis affecting the youth of his native country, Eritrea.

Posted:  March 6, 2013

Walking in their Shoes: Historic Women of Uphams Corner
Sat, Mar 23, 2013

Boston Women's Heritage TrailIn celebration of Women's History Month, Uphams Corner Library presesnts:  Walking in their Shoes: Historic Women of Uphams Corner, a walking tour led by Boston Women's Heritage Trail members. 

Rain or shine, the tour - real or virtual if it rains - covers six sites on the Dorchester Trail.  Sat Mar 23, 2013, 10:30 AM.

Posted:  March 5, 2013

Boston NAACP Takes Youth to Harlem for the Great Debate
Mar 2, 2013

Forty (40) Boston Youth Traveled to Harlem, NY on Saturday, March 2, 2013 to tour sections of New York City important to Black History. The youth came from the NAACP's Pipeline to Leadership Program, Freedom House, METCO, MassVote and Mount Ida College.

NAACPFollowing the tour, the Boston contingent attended "The Great Debate" held at the First Corinthian Baptist Church.  It was Howard University (a historically black college) vs Columbia University (Ivy League) on the issues of 'Stop and Frisk' and 'Gun Control.'

Posted:  March 5, 2013

Friends UC Library Meeting
Sat Mar 9, 2013  9:30am

This is a quick reminder that our next Friends of the UC meeting will be this Saturday, March 9th, at 9:30am in the "round room" off of the children's section. 

No blizzard this week (knock on wood). It should be great weather! Saturday’s temperature is expected to be at 47°F so, let’s get together to plan great activities for our local library. 

We look forward to seeing all of you there! Thank you.

Contact:  Josette Teneus

Photos: Sarah Takagi Concert
Sarah Takagi
Feb 24, 2013

At the Greater Boston House Concert on Feb 24, 2013, accomplished pianist, Sarah Takagi, played from her extensive (memorized) repertoire include Walktz in D flat major by Chopin, Haydn's Sonata in F Major and her own composition "A Journey.". 

Click link below to see photos from the concert on the Uphams Corner News Facebook page.

Posted:  February 28, 2013

Photos from Concert

Fairmount Corridor Wide Meeting 3/12/13

Just a friendly reminder!! (from Jeremy Rosenberger)   The next Fairmount Corridor-Wide Advisory Group (CAG) meeting will be:

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Hyde Park Municipal Building
1179 River Street, Hyde Park


For more information, please visit our website www.fairmountindigoplanning.org or contact the co-directors:

Ines Palmarin

Jeremy Rosenberger


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