News Briefs

126TH BOSTON MARATHON—MONDAY, APRIL 18

       30,000 entrants will participate in the 126th Boston Marathon, starting the 26.2-mile route from Main Street in Hopkinton to Boylston Street at Copley  Square near the Boston Public Library. Race day road closures will be in effect on roads in the vicinity of Kenmore  Square, Copley Square, Boston Common, and other areas in the Back Bay. Please visit www.cityofboston.gov for more information as closures become  available.

       Crowd barriers will be set up along Boylston Street and areas of the course within the City of Boston. Spectators are asked for their cooperation in following reasonable and common sense guidelines that will help ensure  the safety and security of participants, volunteers, and spectators. For more information, please visit www.baa.org.

       Taking public transportation is strongly encouraged. The following nearby  MBTA stations will be open: 

       • Hynes Convention Center Station (MBTA Green Line)

       • Prudential Station (MBTA Green Line)

       • Back Bay Station (MBTA Orange Line / Commuter Rail)

       • Arlington Station (MBTA Green Line)

       Please note, Copley Station (MBTA Green Line) will be closed for the entire day  on race day. For more information on MBTA service, please visit www.mbta.com/events.

PARKER TERRACE PUBLIC MEETING

The Mayor’s Office of Housing (MOH) is continuing the community engagement process for a site composed of 11 City-owned parcels between Parker Street and Terrace Street, Mission Hill. There will be a virtual community meeting held on Wednesday, April 13, 6PM – 7:30PM. At the community meeting, MOH staff will review the guidelines and objectives of the draft RFP. Join us to see the proposed plans and share your thoughts. Register for the meeting at boston.gov/buildinghousing/parker-and-terrace.

MISSION HILL SPRING CLEAN-UPS

The Mission Hill Main Streets Spring Clean-up days for 2022 are on Saturday, April 9, and Saturday, April 16, 10AM – 12PM! Volunteers are needed. Please email [email protected] to volunteer.

BRIGHAM CIRCLE FARMERS’ MARKET

The Brigham Circle Farmers’ Market is back! It will be open Thursdays from 11AM – 6PM. At 735 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115.

BREAD ’N BUTTER GRAND OPENING AND RIBBON CUTTING

You’re invited to the grand opening and ribbon cutting for Bread ‘n Butter on Thursday, April 22, 10AM at 1562 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02120. Learn more at missionhillmainstreet.com. 

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