February 7, 2018, by Thomas Breen- "Parks Director Becky Bombero asked the dozen skaters, skateboarders and bikers assembled before her what day of the week they would be available to come to help pull weeds as their sweat equity contribution to a new skate park. “Almost everyone has Sundays off,” BMX rider Justin Kearney said, “since a lot of us in retail have to work on Saturdays.” “OK, what time on Sunday?” Bombero asked. “Probably not too early,” the group responded in unison. Thus was the latest round of negotiations between local skaters and the city parks department as the c
Thursday | February 8, 2018
February 6, 2018, by Mary O'Leary- "Alex Churilov installs what are commonly referred to as billboards for a living, but he decided it made more sense, for a steadier income, to own one himself to display ads. His choice of a space at 1057 Whalley Ave. for an electronic "poster" at the corner of Emerson Street, however, has upset some officials who want to rally others to object to the installation and eventually change the zoning rules.
February 8, 2018, by Mary O'Leary- "Westville residents had suggestions for how to incorporate art into a proposed apartment complex that could also use some tweaking on its facade, but overall a dense development that would fill an empty lot in the center of the village was very welcomed. The plan also brings back the popular Delaney's Restaurant and Tap Room to the first floor as the commercial tenant at the 22-apartment building proposed for Whalley Avenue, Central Avenue and Fountain Street. It is the same site where a fire on Aug.