POUA In the News
Posts from June 2010
Our view: SJC action a victory for Salem’s Point neighborhood
June 2010 - The Supreme Judicial Court's rejection of a nuisance suit that sought to block development of the former St. Joseph's Church property in Salem, represents a victory for the city and its Point neighborhood.
Court refuses to hear appeal over housing at church
June 2010 - The lengthy legal battle over the St. Joseph Church redevelopment appears over. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has denied a request to hear one final state appeal, thus ending a four-year court fight by a group of neighbors and landlords who opposed the $19 million project and challenged decisions by the city's Planning Board, Zoning Board and City Council.
Houses from the holy
June 2010 - When St. Aidan's Church closed nearly 11 years ago, Mary Martha Mahlmann was among those parishioners who lost a spiritual home. But Mahlmann would find her way back, this time as a resident of the housing erected on the former church's property.
The St. Aidan Dedication Ceremony
June 2010 - Congressman Barney Frank and Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley joined residents, friends, town, state and federal officials to celebrate completed construction of The St. Aidan, a residential development that features 59 units of mixed-income housing in the Town of Brookline. The site is on the former home of St. Aidan Catholic Church.
Frank, O’Malley dedicate mixed-income housing units
June 2010 - U.S. Rep. Barney Frank, a homeowner-turned-renter, celebrated the completion of 59 units of mixed-income housing in Brookline yesterday, noting that homeownership is not for everyone.