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THANKS! Happy Thanksgiving

To a large extent, gratitude is a virtue and an emotion that only human beings possess. Yes, perhaps our household pets give us their thanks in their own simplistic ways. No-one can deny that the greetings of a dog when its master and mistress come home are affectionate, or that the purring and the leg rubbing of a cat show contentment. And we welcome these as thankful actions.

However, a sincere, profound thank-you from another human being is much, much more than that. In addition to a person’s spoken words, often repeated loudly to emphasize what he or she is trying to say, there’s the joyful smile, the warm expression in the person’s voice, and sometimes even tears of gratitude and joy as well. All of this is because these people are really and truly grateful for something. Time completely stops for them until they have finished saying “Thanks!”.

So far, this young decade has been difficult for most of us. The losses due to the pandemic, the sense of not having

a purpose or a direction, the violent acts that keep cropping up in our society, and even the economic pinch caused by inflation have taken a huge toll on us.

But Thursday of this week is Thanksgiving in the Year of Our Lord 2022.

So let’s say “Thanks!” for what we have, hold, and value. Let’s encourage a feeling – yes, a strong feeling – of gratitude within ourselves. And for just this Thursday, as well as for the long weekend to follow, let’s think about and believe in only the good things we are working toward. Whether it’s a marriage, good health, the joys of the Season, a new job next year, or a diploma come next spring, breathe in a cool, sweet lungful of anticipation and whisper “Thanks!”.

Veteran’s Day was only two weeks ago and it’s still Veterans Month. Phone the veterans in your family and among your friends and say “Thanks!” to each of them once again during this coming weekend.

Be grateful to Pfizer, Moderna,

All the students at South Boston Catholic Academy have been busy focusing on learning, enjoying the great outdoors with the marvelous weather and getting ready for the holidays. Mrs. Susan Connolly’s

K2A students have been busy learning the importance of Voting, Honoring our Veterans and getting ready for the Thanksgiving Holiday with their families.

The K2A students held their very own Voting Poll in their

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and the other pharmaceutical firms, who developed COVID-19 vaccinations in less than six months that stopped the pandemic in its tracks. Say “Thanks!” The fastest previous vaccination was approved for mumps – it took four years to develop.

On a historic note, remember that Massasoit, the Wampanoag Sachem, allied himself with the Pilgrims, who had lost half of their 102 members during their early months here. Massasoit sent Squanto (who knew English) to the Pilgrims on the New World’s first ever diplomatic mission. That led to the original Thanksgiving dinner, which lasted three full days. To Squanto and Massasoit – “Thanks!”

professional ranks. Were you grateful that the Patriots won on Sunday? Were you also aware that it was one of the most unusual games ever played in the NFL? Every single one of the points scored in that 10-3 game against the Jets was scored by the special teams –an 84-yard punt return-six, two field goals, and an extra point. Neither team’s offense or defense scored at all. So be grateful. Can you think of any other NFL game where that ever happened? To Marcus Jones – “Thanks!”

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Re: Arbitrary closings of the pharmacy within Walgreens

Dear South Boston Walgreens:

and wellbeing, I respectfully request that you look to take any steps or action necessary to address this issue and prevent future unannounced closings of the pharmacy.

Stop & Shop 713 E Broadway, South Boston, MA 02127

Be thankful that Boston is not just a good city for sports – it’s a Championship city for sports. Right now, we have the best hockey and basketball teams in America’s

November 18, 2022

Finally, say “Thanks!” to God, even if you aren’t sure you believe. Enjoy the entire upcoming weekend – take part in sports, music, skiing, travel, dancing, shopping, cultural events, religious services, family happenings, and tons of good eating. Most important of all, please accept our best wishes for a (Very!) Happy Thanksgiving.

Re: Stop & Shop shopping carts in the South Boston neighborhood

Dear Sir/Madam,

In recent weeks, I have heard from residents who were unable to fill their prescriptions at the South Boston Walgreens due to the pharmacy closing for the day without prior notice- most recently in the early afternoon and the remainder of the day on Thursday, October 27th. This is concerning to me as both the Boston City Council President and the District 2 Councilor representing this neighborhood, as these unannounced closings of the pharmacy negatively impact my constituents who are reliant on Walgreens for their medications. In the interest of my constituents’ health

Constituents have told me that when they went to Walgreens to drop off or pick up their prescriptions, they found the pharmacy closed, even when it was within the opening hours as advertised online. This especially impacts those who need medication urgently on the same day after a medical procedure or appointment, including our seniors and persons with disabilities who make the trip to Walgreens by walking or taking public transportation, only to see that it’s closed.

I am writing today regarding issues related to Stop & Shop’s shopping carts in the South Boston neighborhood. I have received a few complaints from neighbors in South Boston, who have unfortunately experienced multiple incidents wherein either young adults leaving restaurants and bars or teenagers are using shopping carts to careen through the streets. This is very concerning to Councilor Flaherty and I, both from a public safety and personal property perspective.

One cart with teenagers riding inside recently rode the shopping cart down the pedestrian ramp from the I Street side of the Tynan School down towards the parking lot on East 4th St, subsequently crashing into a neighbor ’s new vehicle. This was caught on video outside the Tynan School after midnight. Unfortunately, another cart crashed into their car in the weeks just prior to this video as well.

We have been following up with Captain Boyle from Boston Police C-6 and Principal Gant at the Tynan School to provide footage from security cameras to the police to pay more attention to the area, as well as the neighbor ’s insurance carrier We have also reached out to other City Departments to see what improvements can be done at the school and at the bottom of the ramp to deter this behavior

Meanwhile, in the interest of public safety, personal property and quality of life issues, I would like to respectfully request that Stop & Shop work to address this matter by looking to maintain their shopping carts on-site, perhaps via technological upgrades and an electronic system, and prevent them from being taken off premise. This is an issue that requires multiple partners to work together We ask that Stop & Shop, as a critical part of the South Boston community, to please step up as a good neighbor and be part of the solution.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our offices directly

Sincerely, Ed Flynn Michael Flaherty

Boston City Council President, District 2

Boston City Councilor, At Large

In addition, neighbors and customers informed me of the unnecessary difficulties they encountered trying to pick up a prescription medication elsewhere after the prescription had already sent to Walgreens. They were forced to navigate the convoluted process of speaking to their medical provider to send elsewhere, another pharmacy that could not fill all their prescriptions with the current ones already sent to Walgreens, and their health insurance companies to request an override to fulfill urgently needed medications.

Closing the pharmacy arbitrarily and without prior notice is not only inconvenient to some, but can pose health risks if the customers could not pick up their prescription that they urgently need because the pharmacy is closed. It is therefore important for Walgreens to address this, whether by increasing staffing levels and hiring more pharmacists, providing better notice about pharmacy hours, or other ways to ensure that customers can pick up their prescriptions elsewhere if the pharmacy is closed.

I hope that Walgreens will do what is in the best interest for their customers and our community, and work to provide reliable pharmacy services to South Boston. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at 617-635-3203 or ed.flynn@boston.gov

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The Spirit of Giving

Turkeys are traditional fare at Thanksgiving, along with what many folks call “the fixin’s” or “the trmmin’s”. Well, as always, the South Boston Neighborhood House did its part in fine style this year. The views shown were photographed on Saturday in the parking lot of “The Ollie”, the Neighborhood House’s school-play-activity site at the Old Colony/Preble Rotary Circle. Frozen turkeys in white sacks were arranged in a line for easy pick-up by automobile; each turkey was accompanied by a bright

blue sack that contained all the other dinner essentials. Marilyn, Mary, and Executive Director Kathy really enjoyed the sun as well. We want to be sure to mention that

500 turkeys with all the trimmin’s were given away at the Ollie on Saturday. And this was after another 500 were also given out at the Neighborhood House on H Street, for a total of one

thousand Happy Thanksgivings. We certainly wish that everyone at the Neighborhood House who took part in this marvelous burst of generosity has a joyful and blessed Holiday Season.

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It Takes a Village to Make a Community

Growing up is not always easy, but Caitlyn (DeCarlo) Murphy, 29, seems to have a natural vision of what is helpful as she leads the popular “Girls Group” at the South Boston Neighborhood House (“Ollie”.) She recently expanded her role to include coordinating the “College and Careers Program” and will interact, through her roles, with youth from 8-18.

“There are a lot of pressures on kids,” she said. “There is pressure about grades and relationships and making sense of things since the pandemic. Social media also can be a positive, but also bring more stress. We try to have conversations within a safe space for all of this, and then have activities, too.”

Caitlyn grew up in South Boston and knows the neighborhood both as it was and as it has changed. A graduate of Boston Latin Academy and Lesley College, the daughter of BPS teacher, Carrie, and construction manager,

Robbie, she developed impressive leadership as she evolved from a shy but motivated youth to a woman able to work with challenges effectively.

She now teaches part time at the Condon School, and full-time at the “Ollie” and also coaches’ soccer. More than a mentor alone, she believes that groups can have significant impact.

“There are families with huge resources, and those who are in need. Everyone works together in a quiet way,” she said, commenting on the families. “And there are girls who come, and then bring their friends. It is exciting. There are connections that happen and help everyone,” she said.

Caitlin could easily be a teacher full-time using her considerable academic and athletic abilities, but the creative power of community-based programs suits her, and the yellow house on H. St. that serves seniors by day and youth thereafter is a chosen work home aligned to her values.

“I appreciate the flexibility of the Ollie. It is really all about relationships and building supports in a different

way,” she said. Creativity is central in what she does and her philosophy of working with kids and teens.

“Structure is needed, but decision making, and teamwork is what I try to emphasize. Even with art projects, I don’t say, here are the materials and today we will do fill in the blank, but present choices and the kids decide what they want to do. It builds confidence and gives them experience with having a voice, balancing what you want and what others want,” she said.

The underlying principles are serious, but the experience is undoubtedly fun. On a rainy Monday night, Cate, 15, who attended the program for serval years unhesitatingly said, “What I like here is that it’s inclusive of everyone. And they ask for ideas and make that part of the reality. You’re part of it.” she said.

Caitlyn Murphy is a combination of reserve and confidence, shy and outgoing, and effective in helping the kids she works with become a little more prepared and confident for a world ever changing.

“I wish I had more people outside of my family growing up who could have said, ‘you can do it’ and encouraged me. I wish I had the encouragement, but it was hard for me to ask,” she said. The community support she did get holds special value still as she quickly names long -time soccer leader icon, Billy Baker, as someone who made a difference.

“He always found a way to include me. I played and then coached, and he was there all the way,” she

said. “He seemed to know who I was and if I found a way to ask for something, like the opportunity to coach, he made it happen, and that was really important to me,” she said.

It is this appreciation for being “let in” that leads her to open the doors at the Ollie to all, regardless of gender-identity, socio-economic status of family, race, or background.

“I just would love to be the person that kids come to later and say, “I did this amazing thing,” and I can say ‘tell me about it!’ It isn’t just school or sports, but art, work, social things. There’s so much that makes someone special,” she said.

The story could go on about exposing kids to careers in a hands-on way, or dealing with respect in relationships, or how to talk about how schools get labeled and what that says about the people who go there, or the vast socio-economic diversity in the community. But it is a story about a woman who is determined in outright and subtle ways to foster a sense of confidence, fairness, fun and opportunity for a new generation, and sees her work as more than a job.

“I love the Ollie,” she said, “Kathy Lafferty, (Executive Director) says, ‘Oh, you want to do that? We’ll find a way.’ To be honest I can’t see myself ever leaving,” she said.

Soon, she will hear about the some of the amazing things the kids go on to do, and you can bet she will be ready to listen.

(Carol Masshardt can be reached at carolhardt@comcast.net)

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Caitlyn with Cate on her right and Nicolas on left. State Representative, David Biele

Fr. John Visits the Morrises

Rob and Jill Morris held an Open House for their friends. This was an enjoyable social event of course, as the Morrises’ good times always are, but the main reason for it was to introduce Father John Phuong Toai, MI, to their friends. Fr. John is a Catholic priest and nurse practitioner from the Archdiocese of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) in Vietnam. The

letters “MI” after his name stand for “Minister of the Infirm”.

Fr. John is also the Founder and Director of Mai Tam House of Hope in Ho Chi Minh City.

Fr. John founded Mai Tam House of Hope in 2005 to aid and protect orphans, children, and widows infected with HIV/AIDS – providing food, housing, lifesaving medicines, and social/medical/psychological care, along with educational and income-generating

Dan’s Holiday Open House

opportunities. He told an eloquent story last Sunday at Rob and Jill’s Open House – at this time, Mai Tam House of Hope is serving 360 children and widows in Vietnam.

As for funding, Mai Tam House of Hope is an NGO (nongovernmental organization). It receives no monetary

support from the Vietnamese government, and instead exists upon international grants and donations from a number of countries and individuals. Rob, Jill, and Anna Morris are Board members. At this time of year, they ask that you please consider donating to Mai Tam House of Hope.

“St.

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From Stephen, Caroline, Kristen and Council President Ed Flynn Fr. John speaks of Mai Tam to the Morrises’ guests. Rob Morris introduces Fr. John as Jill Morris looks on. Fr. John tells how Mai Tam House of Hope began Dan McCole is South Boston’s Watercolorist Laureate. He has a livework studio in The Distillery at 516 East Second Street, second floor, where he held an Open House last weekend. We are showing him by a few of his most well-known works – “The Oulde Ones” (2010) at top left; Pat’s Parade” (1971) at top right; “Tree at G” (2007) at lower right. Dan paints a lot of diverse scenes, including many of South Boston – prints are available in several sizes, including 11”x14”.

City Hall Plaza Reopens

City Hall Plaza has formally reopened, an event that took place from mid-day until Friday evening, November 18. The reopening ceremony attracted an audience of perhaps a thousand spectators or so. It was hosted by Mayor of Boston Michelle Wu. In one of the reopening’s nicest touches, Angela Menino, Boston’s former and longest serving “First Lady”, was an honored guest. She expressed her gratitude to the people of Boston over the years and stayed for the ribbon cutting. Mayor Wu concluded her own remarks in Spanish and then proceeded to the long-closed (since 9-11) North Entrance, now entitled the “Hanover Entrance”, to cut the ribbon. Wu quickly snipped the ceremonial ribbon; a cascade of blue and white confetti ensued.

Prior to the ribbon cutting ceremony, many Bostonians walked around and enjoyed what the Plaza now offers. The band from the Boston Latin School blew big band jazz; steel drums played by the Mildred Avenue School brought the Caribbean to the Plaza. The views from the Plaza along Congress Street were true Boston originals. Perhaps most striking, at least to the youngsters from Boston, was the playground called “The Plaza Play Scape”. A long tubular slide entered by a jungle gym climb was

spectacular; a water play area will attract kids during the summer like nothing you’ve ever seen. There’s also a Civic Pavilion on the Congress Street side of the Plaza. Uses of this Pavilion could range from simply gathering to serving as a meeting space. Perhaps most important, at least to the children in the Play Scape, there are three bathroom facilities in the Pavilion – for men, women, and families. Some figures give an idea of the size of the City Hall Plaza project. The cost of the renovation totaled 95 million dollars ($95,000,000) and the Plaza extends over eight (8) acres – approximately 300,000 square feet. According to the designers, the Plaza can accommodate events for as many as 12,000 guests, and the entire Plaza

can hold up to 25,000 people. New seating can accommodate 3,000 people; several hundred trees and countless new shrubs were planted “Accessibility” was a word heard often during the formal reopening of the totally renewed Boston City Hall Plaza, especially in the remarks given by Kristen McCosh, the City’s Commissioner of the Disabled. You can experience the now accessible City Hall Plaza yourself in person. Get off the “T” at the Green line’s Government Center subway station; from the station you’ll directly step out onto the Plaza. Take your choice – you can walk around the newly reconstructed Plaza, or you can proceed directly onto Hanover Walk. This Walk forms a gently

sloping, reverse S-curve from Cambridge Street, across the Plaza, down through the superbly designed Play Space, and then onto the sidewalk bordering Congress Street below. Despite there being a 26-foot elevation from Congress up to Cambridge – almost three stories high – not a single step interrupts the Hanover Walk. Its gentle slope is perfect for wheelchair travel. And furthermore, City Hall itself now boasts public access to its second, third, and fourth floors. Yes, the key public reason for the complete redesign and renovation of City Hall Plaza was to make it accessible to all. And this has worked – please accept our suggestion and visit the City Hall Plaza yourself.

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classroom to get an idea of what voting is about. They voted on what their favorite pet is and dogs received the winning vote! One of the student’s dad is in the Army and in honor of Veteran’s Day they made special cards thanking him for his service to our country. In their classroom they have a special place with photos of Very Important People (VIP) that are a part of our

everyday life, in addition to our families and friends. K2A is, also, getting in the Thanksgiving mood by sharing what they are most thankful to God for…some said they are thankful for… family, mom and dad, school, my teachers and classmates, pets, nature, colors and trees. Mrs. Connolly and her K2A Assistant, Mrs. Ellen O’ Callaghan, are thankful for their wonderful students in K2A. The children in K2A, as well as some of the other SBCA students, did a classroom project inspired by reading the book, “Turkey Trouble” by Wendi Silvano. The goal was to draw a turkey and disguise it for Thanksgiving. The students worked with their families to come up with the perfect disguise. The students, also, made colorful decorations to bring home for their Thanksgiving celebration with their families.

A BIG Thank you to our very kind and generous 3rd grade parents for arranging to have a delicious lunch brought to

the school on Friday afternoon, November 18, 2022. Thank you, also, to the parents that covered their child’s classroom so the teachers and staff at SBCA could enjoy this special Thank You lunch. We are thankful to all our wonderful parents/families for all their help and support throughout

the school year. «We must find the time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.» John F. Kennedy

On behalf of our Principal, Dr. Helenann Civian and all of us at South Boston Catholic Academy, we wish everyone a Very Happy Thanksgiving!

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Flying to a Record

Ava McKunes Celebrates South Boston Boys & Girls Club

Following in the swim strokes of her dad, Stephen McKunes, Ava McKunes took to the water like a fish.

She started swimming the butterfly because that’s what her dad swam when he was a member of the South Boston Boys & Girls Club swim team. And it turns out, Ava’s pretty good at it.

Actually, she’s very good at it … she’s so good that she broke a 27-year-old South Boston Club 50 fly record set by Michelle Sloane. Ava’s time was 30.52 seconds, besting Michelle’s record of 31.44.

But Ava had to wait two years to celebrate the milestone because she broke the record, at age 14, in January 2020, right before everything shut down because of COVID-19.

It was tough waiting that long to celebrate, said Andrea, Ava’s mom, but Edgerley Family Club staff, led by Executive Director Harry Duvall, made sure to recognize Ava’s accomplishment during the first home meet of this year.

The Club reached out to

Michelle, who attended the meet in early November for the changing of the record sign. “She congratulated me,” Ava said. “She was very nice. She gave me a hug.”

The record was broken during a regular Club meet. “It just happened,” Ava said. “I’m surprised; it was kind of like I didn’t believe that I actually did that.”

Andrea said it was really exciting. “We got to be in the moment with her. We are so proud; so proud!”

The butterfly is a difficult stroke, but it made Ava more determined to succeed. “It made me more focused on trying to do better with it.”

“It never seemed to be work

for her,” said Andrea, who noted Ava has been swimming since the age of 4 and was always a natural. Because the Boys & Girls Club swim team is small but mighty, the members swim a lot of events. In addition to the butterfly, Ava also swims freestyle and breaststroke. “I’m so proud of her,” said Andrea, who is the director of Child Care at Julie’s Family Learning Center. “She really puts so much into it.” Ava, 16, is admittedly shy. But her teammates – who are very supportive and enthusiastic – have become lifelong friends. “[Swim team] has connected me to a lot of people,” Ava said.

Andrea noted that swimming has brought her out

of her shell … with this group. “It’s life-changing. It’s a great group. More than anything I just love the friendships she has made from this.”

Ava, whose family now lives in Dorchester but still has ties to South Boston, is a student at Boston Latin Academy and will be swimming with the BLA team this winter. She’ll also continue swimming with the Club team because the scheduling works out. So, that’s a lot of swimming.

When she’s not in the water or doing her homework, Ava, who hopes to continue swimming in college, can be found on her phone, reading, or babysitting her little sisters.

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Michelle Sloan, Ava McKunes and Harry Duvall Stephen (dad), Ava, Tia Ferri (prior Swin Coach), Andrea (mom)

Mass Schedule

Monday, November 21st - Wednesday, November 23rd: 7 a.m. at St. Brigid and 9 a.m. at Gate of Heaven

Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November. 24th and Friday, Nov. 25th 8 a.m. at St. Brigid and 9 a.m. at Gate of Heaven

Parish Office Hours

Monday and Tuesday 9:30AM - 3PM

Closed Wednesday, November 24th at 12:00 p.m. until Monday, November 29th at 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

ZONING HEARING

The Zoning Commission of the City of Boston hereby gives notice, in accordance with Chapter 665 of the Acts of 1956, as amended, that a virtual public hearing will be held on December 14, 2022, at 9:15 A.M., in connection with the Third Amendment to Second Amended and Restated Development Plan for 49, 51 and 53 Melcher Street within Planned Development Area No. 69, The 100 Acres (“Third Amendment”) filed by the Boston Redevelopment Authority d/b/a the Boston Planning & Development Agency.

Said Third Amendment proposes to change the building use from office to life science laboratory with supporting office and accessory uses, including certain associated exterior building upgrades.

This meeting will only be held virtually and not in person. You can participate in this meeting by going to https://bit.ly/BZC_ December2022. A copy of the petition, the proposed Third Amendment and a map of the area involved may be obtained from the Zoning Commission electronically, and you may also submit written comments or questions to zoningcommission@boston.gov.

Interpreting services are available to communicate information at this hearing. If you require interpreting services, please contact the following: zoningcommission@boston.gov or 617-918-4308. The meeting is scheduled for December 14, 2022. Please request interpreting services no later than December 10, 2022.

For the Commission

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Gate of Heaven and St. Brigid Parishes Thanksgiving Week (Nov 22th-26th) Mass Schedule and Office Hours

CITATION GIVING NOTICE OF PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN

No.

SU22P2538GD

John Mcdonald In the matter of:

Of: South Boston, MA

To the named Respondent and all other interested persons, a petition has been filed by Boston Medical Center of Boston, MA in the above captioned matter alleging that John Mcdonald is in need of a Guardian and requesting that of Quincy, MA Martin Connolly (or some other suitable person) be appointed as Guardian to serve Without Surety on the bond.

RESPONDENT Alleged Incapacitated Person Suffolk Probate and Family Court 24 New Chardon Street Boston MA, 02114

The petition asks the court to determine that the Respondent is incapacitated, that the appointment of a Guardian is necessary, and that the proposed Guardian is appropriate. The petition is on file with this court and may contain a request for certain specific authority.

You have the right to object to this proceeding If you wish to do so, you or your attorney must file a written appearance at this court on or before 10:00 A.M. on the return date of 12/15/2022 This day is NOT a hearing date, but a deadline date by which you have to file the written appearance if you object to the petition. If you fail to file the written appearance by the return date, action may be taken in this matter without further notice to you. In addition to filing the written appearance, you or your attorney must file a written affidavit stating the specific facts and grounds of your objection within 30 days after the return date.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

The outcome of this proceeding may limit or completely take away the above-named person's right to make decisions about personal affairs or financial affairs or both. The above-named person has the right to ask for a lawyer. Anyone may make this request on behalf of the above-named person. If the above-named person cannot afford a lawyer, one may be appointed at State expense.

WITNESS, Hon. Brian J. Dunn, First Justice of this Court. November 15, 2022 Date:

ORDER OF NOTICE

Register of Probate

It is ORDERED that a copy of this citation be: Served, with a copy of the petition, in hand to John Mcdonald by a disinterested person at least Fourteen (14) days prior to the return date; and

by publishing a copy of the citation once in South Boston Online: 617*269*5550 , publication to be at least

Seven (7) days prior to the return date.

See Standing Order 03-09: Notice in Guardianship of Incapacitated Persons and Conservatorship Matters

WITNESS, Hon. Brian J. Dunn, First Justice of this Court. November 15, 2022 Date:

Register of Probate

to provide an overview of the project, and discuss the potential impacts and mitigation for the project. The meeting will include a presentation followed by questions and comments from the public. For more information visit: www.bostonplans.org/projects/development-projects/seaport-square mail to: Nick Carter

Boston Planning & Development Agency

One City Hall Square, 9th Floor Boston, MA 02201 phone: 617.918.5303 email: nick.carter@boston.gov

12 THURSDAY NOVEMBER 24, 2022 SOUTHBOSTONONLINE.COM BPDA Income-Restricted Rental Opportunity Terra On Lenox 11 East Lenox Street Roxbury, MA 02118 4 Income-Restricted Units # of Units # of Bedrooms Estimated Square Footage Rent Maximum Income Limit (% AMI) # built out for Mobility Impairments # built out for Mobility and Deaf/Hard of Hearing 1 Studio 452 $1,257 70% 1 1 1 Bedroom 699 $1,473 70% 1 2 Bedroom 867 $1,417 60% 1 1 3 Bedroom 1,019 $1,586 60% Minimum Incomes (set by owner + based on # of bedrooms + Area Median Income (AMI)) Maximum Incomes (set by BPDA + based on household size + Area Median Income (AMI)) # of Bedrooms Minimum Income 60% AMI Minimum Income 70% AMI Household Size Maximum Income 60% AMI Maximum Income 70% AMI Studio $37,710 1 $58,900 $68,750 2 $67,300 $78,550 1 Bedroom $44,190 3 $75,700 $88,350 2 Bedroom $42,510 4 $84,100 $98,150 3 Bedroom $47,580 5 $90,850 $106,050 6 $97,600 $113,900 Minimum incomes do not apply to households receiving housing assistance such as Section 8, MRVP, or VASH Maximum Asset Limit 60% AMI; 70% AMI $75,000 Does not include retirement. Does include Real Estate. For more information, please visit: www.TerraOnLenoxLottery.com or contact us via email at TerraOnLenox@MaloneyProperties.com or phone at (617) 639 3064 Ext 752. Applications are available during the application period, from November 21st, 2022 through December 7th, 2022. To request an online application or to have one sent by email, visit www.TerraOnLenoxLottery.com or call (617) 639 3064 Ext 752. After careful consideration and an abundance of caution, the City of Boston has decided to cancel the in person application distribution period. If you cannot complete the application online, please call us at (617) 639 3064 Ext 752, to request that we mail you one and to ask us for any support or guidance you might need to complete the application. DEADLINE: Applications must be submitted online or postmarked no later than Wednesday, December 7th, 2022. Mailed to: Maloney Properties, Inc. Attn: Terra On Lenox Lottery 27 Mica Lane, Wellesley, MA 02481 ● Selection by Lottery. Asset & Use Restrictions apply. ● Preference for Boston Residents. ● Preference for Households with at least one person per bedroom. 3 Bedroom unit has 2 person minimum requirement. BPDA Income-Restricted Rental Opportunity Terra On Lenox 11 East Lenox Street Roxbury, MA 02118 For more information, language assistance, or reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities, please call (617) 639-3064 Ext 752 or email TerraOnLenox@MaloneyProperties.com. For more on BPDA program eligibility, please visit http://www.bostonplans.org/housing/faqs Equal Housing Opportunity Virtual Public Meeting @BostonPlans BostonPlans.org Teresa Polhemus, Executive Director/Secretary Zoom Link: bit.ly/3TE5q2y Toll Free: (833) 568 - 8864 Meeting ID: 160 714 8957 Monday, December 5 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Seaport Square Project Proponent: W/S Project Description: The
is hosting a virtual Public Meeting meeting for the
of Project
for the Seaport Square project,
the
BPDA
proposed Notice
Change
in the Fort Point neighborhood of Boston. The purpose of
meeting is
MPC
Served on the Department of Developmental Services and/or the
Veterans' Affairs, if interested, and served on
other interested persons
defined
prior
the return date by delivering in hand or by mailing by certified, registered, or first-class mail as described in G.L.
or
520 (7/20/21)
United States Department of
all
as
in G.L. c. 190B, §5-304, at least Fourteen (14) days
to
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CITATION GIVING NOTICE OF PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN FOR INCAPACITATED PERSON PURSUANT TO G.L. c. 190B, §5-304
Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Docket Probate and Family Court
Equal Housing Opportunit

CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION

CITATION ON PETITION FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE

Suffolk Probate and Family Court 24 New Chardon Street Boston, MA 02114 (617)788-8300

17 Farnsworth Street

Wednesday, November 30 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Project Proponent: Bentall Green Oak

Project Description:

Center Street in the Fort Point neighborhood of Boston (the “Redevelopment Site”), by constructing a new office/research and development (“R&D”) building (the “Redevelopment”). The Redevelopment is a part of the Channel Center Project (the “Channel Center Project” or the “Project”) which was originally reviewed by the Boston Redevelopment Authority (“BRA”) in the early 2000s. Since that time, six Notices of Project Change have been submitted for review and approval. This seventh Notice of Project Change (“Seventh NPC”) is for the Redevelopment Site only; the remainder of the Channel Center Project will remain as previously approved. mail to: Daniel Polanco

Boston Planning & Development Agency One City Hall Square, 9th Floor Boston, MA 02201 phone: 617-918-460 email: dan.polanco@boston.gov

Close of Comment Period: 12/9/2022

Teresa Polhemus, Executive Director/Secretary

Zoom Link: bit.ly/3X7tT36

Toll Free: (833) 568 - 8864 Meeting ID: 161 790 6366

The BPDA is hosting a virtual Impact Advisory Group Meeting meeting for the proposed project at 17 Farnsworth Street, a project located in the Fort Point neighborhood of Boston. The purpose of the meeting is to provide an overview of the project, and discuss the potential impacts and mitigation for the project. The meeting will include a presentation followed by questions and comments from the public.

For more information visit: www.bostonplans.org/projects/development-projects/17-farnsworth-street

mail to: Nick Carter

Boston Planning & Development Agency

One City Hall Square, 9th Floor Boston, MA 02201 phone: 671.918.5303 email: nick.carter@boston.gov

BostonPlans.org

Teresa Polhemus, Executive Director/Secretary

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MPC 560 (8/17/21) 3 of 1 page CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION
SU21P0442EA
12/20/2020 Date of Death:
Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court
Probate and Family Court
Estate of: Frank J Pantano
requesting that the Court enter a formal Decree and Order and for such other relief as requested in the Petition. A Petition for S/A - Formal Probate of Will with
of Personal Representative has been filed by You have the right to obtain a copy of the Petition from the Petitioner or at the Court. You have a right to object to this proceeding. To do so, you or your attorney must file a written appearance and objection at this Court before: 10:00 a.m. on the return day of 01/03/2023 This is NOT a hearing date, but a deadline by which you must file a written appearance and objection if you object to this proceeding. If you fail to file a timely written appearance and objection followed by an affidavit of objections within thirty (30) days of the return day, action may be taken without further notice to you. PUBLISH ONLY THE CITATION ABOVE
Hon. Brian J.
First Justice of this Court. November 21, 2022 Date: Michael L Kaplan, Esq. Michael L. Kaplan, Esq., LLC 8 Clarendon St Boston, MA 02116
Janice Maitino of Oklahoma
City OK
Appointment
Felix D Arroyo, Register of Probate WITNESS,
Dunn,
UNSUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION
IMPORTANT NOTICE A Personal Representative appointed under the MUPC in an unsupervised administration is not required to file an inventory or annual accounts with the Court. Persons interested in the estate are entitled to notice regarding the administration directly from the Personal Representative and may petition the Court in any matter relating to the estate, including the distribution of assets and expenses of administration.
UNDER THE MASSACHUSETTS UNIFORM PROBATE CODE (MUPC)
Virtual Public Meeting Zoom Link: bit.ly/3FVFLzi Toll Free: (833) 568 - 8864 Meeting ID: 161 716 4623 Wednesday, December 7 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7 Channel Center Public Meeting Project Proponent: 7 CC 73 Owner, LLC
Description:
Owner,
to
Project
7 CC 73
LLC (the “Proponent”) proposes
redevelop 7 Channel
@BostonPlans BostonPlans.org
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