POUA In the News

Posts from December 2016

He who was born in poverty and homelessness

December 2016 - Among those volunteering with us was Lisa Alberghini, the director of Our Planning Office for Urban Affairs, which works very closely with Pine Street Inn on a number of housing projects.

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In Christmas homily, O’Malley focuses on the homeless

December 2016 - The Diocese has a housing division that assists in converting buildings to low-income housing, O’Malley said, including a partnership with St. Francis House to develop a 46-unit building — visible from the window of the fifth-floor room of the shelter where he gave his homily — with residences for the homeless as well as subsidized units for working people.

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City dedicates boardwalk to state Rep.Dempsey

December 2016 - More than 100 people gathered in the new Harbor Place building Friday to celebrate the naming of the city's new boardwalk in honor of state. Rep. Brian S. Dempsey. Dempsey, who helped secure $36 million in various forms of state funding for the $70 million project, is credited with not only paving the way for the project, but bringing a satellite campus of UMass Lowell to Haverhill, which officials said was crucial to making the project happen.

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December 2016 - The winner of the family category is the Planning Office for Urban Affairs' Uphams Crossing in Dorchester, Mass. Planning Office for Urban Affairs president Lisa Alberghini and project manager Dave Aiken accept the award.

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Innovation Station Chancellor: Harbor Place could become the next high-tech hub like Cambridge

December 2016 - Officials from UMass-Lowell outlined plans to bring an innovation hub to the new downtown Harbor Place commercial building in hopes the city will become another Cambridge as a "go-to place" for innovation. On Friday, UMass-Lowell Chancellor Jacqueline Moloney talked about bringing private office, prototype and office space to Haverhill similar to the UMass innovation hub in Lowell that houses 25 start-up companies.

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UMass at Harbor Place to Become ‘Innovation Hub’

December 2016 - As UMass Lowell’s satellite campus in Haverhill moves next year to Harbor Place downtown, so will a new business incubator, or “innovation hub,” based on its model in Lowell. UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney was joined Friday by Rep. Brian S. Dempsey, Mayor James J. Fiorentini and others as she unveiled plans for a business incubator to provide technology startups a range of services including co-working and private office space, access to expertise of UMass Lowell faculty and conference space available to businesses and the community.

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