Monthly Archive for April, 2011

Utilities Work in Chinatown: 4/27-5/31

This information below is provided by Veolia Energy:

Attention Chinatown Neighbors

Veolia Energy will be working on Tyler Street between Tai Tung Street and Harvard Street from 4/27/2011 until 5/31/2011, between Harvard Street and Kneeland Street from 4/27/2011 until 5/23/2011 and on the corner of Tyler and Harvard Streets from 5/6/2011 until 5/26/2011.
We will be working from 7:00am until 5:00pm Monday through Friday during that time. Also, we may work selected days until 10:00pm. This plan was reviewed at the Chinatown Safety Meeting.
It is expected that parking on both sides of the street will be affected but the street will not be closed.

Please direct any questions or concerns to Veolia Energy’s Project Director, Tom Herlihy through Veolia’s 24 hours phone number, 617-482-8232.

Thank You For Cooperating with Veolia Energy’s Mission to Provide Safe, Reliable and Green Energy to Boston.

TCC Agenda: April 14, 2011

TCC Agenda
Thursday, April 14th, 2010 9:30 AM
Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, 4th Floor

I. Refreshments, Welcome, and Introductions
II. Greenway Legislative Bill, State Representative Aaron Michlewitz
III. Chinatown Park Improvement Plan Update, James Chan, City Councilor Linehan’s Office
IV. Veolia Chinatown Excavations, Tom Herlihy, Veolia
V. Announcements, Updates, and Kaffeeklatsch

Preview of next meeting’s topics
CNC Safety Committee Report, Barbara Rubel

Next Meeting: May 12th, 9:30 AM @ BCNC 4th floor Conference Room

TCC Announcements

1. UMass Boston Focus Group – The UMass Boston Institute for Asian American Studies is currently conducting a research project to examine the housing and care needs of elderly Chinese Americans in the Greater Boston area. If you meet the criteria, you are eligible to participate in a 90 minute group interview. For your participation, we will provide you with a $30 cash gift as a token of appreciation. Your participation and comments will remain anonymous and confidential. If you would like to volunteer for the focus group, please contact me at or at 617.287.5657. See attached flyer for more information and criteria.

2. Farewell Reception for Cheri Leung – Come celebrate Cheri Leung’s dedication and 22-years of service to the Chinatown community, Quincy School Community Council, and Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center. Reception on Tuesday, April 19 6pm-8pm at BCNC, 38 Ash Street, Boston. RSVP with this link or see attached flyer.