News Briefs

South End Updates

Chester Square Neighbors Virtual Meeting May 6

Chester Square Neighbors will be holding a virtual Zoom meeting on May 6 at 7:00pm, where John Tobin, vice president of City and community affairs for Northeastern University and Kathy Spiegelman, vice president and Chief of Campus Planning and Development at Northeastern University, will be giving a presentation and having discussion with the CSN about a potential for collaboration on projects along Mass. Ave.

Blackstone/Franklin Square Neighborhood Association Meeting May 19

The Blackstone/Franklin Square Neighborhood Association will be holding a general meeting via Zoom on May 19 at 7pm. That meeting will include our annual board election, a vote on proposed bylaw revisions (originally to have been held at our cancelled March meeting)  and other business.

Eight Streets Neighborhood Association Neighborhood Thank You

Please join us this Sunday, May 3, for a neighborhood thank you. The weather is looking good this coming Sunday. Please sit on your stoop from 6:45-7:15 and wave to your neighbors, and at 7:00 clap for our health care workers and essential workers (while maintaining social distancing of course).

Fenway News

Fenway Delivery Available for Pharmacy Needs

Johnson Compounding & Wellness, a pharmacy in Waltham owned by a Fenway resident, is offering free shipping or free home delivery to the Fenway neighborhood for orders over $25. Popular items include vitamins, hand sanitizer, rubbing alcohol. Thank you for looking out for your neighbors!

James Taylor Concert Postponed

The James Taylor with Brandi Carlile and Shawn Colvin concert scheduled for June 21 at Fenway Park has been postponed.

Construction Update: MGM Music Hall at Fenway & Parking Lot Behind CVS

Per the Mayor’s directive affecting all construction sites in the City of Boston, work on the MGM Music Hall at Fenway has been suspended.

Open Letter from NABB Chairman Martyn Roetter

As neighborhood associations come together to think of ways to help out the community, Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay (NABB) Chairman Martyn Roetter has written an open letter outlining the information NABB is disseminating, which can be read at

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