The President's Corner

The President's Notepad

ACA correspondence with governmental boards and commissions; and media outlets.

On October 15, 2018, the Executive Board autorized a new membership and voting privledge policy for the Allston Civic Association to take effect on January 1, 2019.

Membership shall be open to every resident of Allston Brighton eighteen years or older, who shares the Association's goals and mission.

Dues will be $10.00 per year per member.

Any member in good standing will have voting privledges for all matters that come before the membership.

Prospective members will submit a membership application ( "About Us" tab) with a check made payable to the Allston Civic Association. Applications may be mailed to P.O. Box 822, Allston, MA 02134 or submitted in person at the monthly membership meetings on the third Wednesday of the month.

The Executive Board will review all applications and approve those individuals who comply with the new policy. 


Harvard & Commonwealth Ave Pedestrian Zone

"We've been on somewhat of a hiatus due to COVID, but I think we might be able to pick up some conversations over the winter to start picking up on this effort again." - Zach Wassmouth, Chief Design Engineer, Boston Public Works Department Engineering Division (9/9/2020)


Smith Park Phase 2

Spoke with Cathy Baker-Eclipse, Boston Parks & Recreation Project Manager, who informed me the three ballfield design has been approved with either volleyball lawn or tennis/pickleball court replacing what would have been the fourth ballfield.  Plan is still to begin construction in Spring 2021. - APD (9/21/2020)