This is a reminder that any potential tree removal in front or rear yards must be approved in advance by the BBAC at the City of Boston.

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Trash Collection at 6:00 am Starting July 1, 2019

Starting July 1, 2019, the City of Boston will begin residential trash and recycling collection an hour earlier at 6:00 am instead of 7:00 am.

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Back Bay Street Sweeping Starts 4/1/2019

Please be aware that the City of Boston Street Sweeping Program for the Back Bay begins on April 1. For more information and for the the schedule for your street go to:

Beacon Street Design Now Being Implemented

In December 2017 the City of Boston began making changes to Beacon Street to improve safety for people walking, biking and driving.  The City hopes to complete the striping changes the second week of December (beginning between Arlington and Berkeley Streets and then proceeding block-by-block west down Beacon Street).  Changes on Dartmouth Street approaching Beacon Street will likely need to wait until the spring, while signal changes and signs will take place through the winter months as the updat

Welcome News about the Proposed Private Club at Haddon Hall

On January 5, 2018, we were informed that the lawyer for the owner of Haddon Hall  sent a letter to the Zoning Board of Appeal (ZBA) withdrawing its application to convert Haddon Hall to a private, for-profit club.  The application was to have been heard by the ZBA on Tuesday, January 9th.

New Groundwater Well Caps Make Their Appearance in Back Bay

Good News!

Back Bay / South End Gateway Project

The Boston Redevelopment Authority is hosting two public meetings for the proposed large project / PDA (Planned Development Area) known as Back Bay/South End Gateway, which will be located above the Back Bay MBTA Station and the 100 Clarendon Street Garage.  The overall project includes a 26-story office building on the western portion of the garage site facing Dartmouth Street, 28-story and 34-story residential buildings along Clarendon Street, and additional retail space adjacent to, and possibly over, the station its

Back Bay: Fifty Years of Preservation and Progress

Discover what NABB is all about by going to the NABB YouTube channel and watching the three-part video series celebrating NABB's recent 50th anniversary.

Back Bay:  Fifty Years of Preservation and Progress

The Need to Fix Gas Leaks in the Back Bay

According to the Massachusetts Chapter of the Sierra Club, Massachusetts has one of the nation's oldest natural gas pipeline systems, and it is showing its age.

Rising Tides in the Back Bay Presentations

On March 19, 2014, NABB hosted a neighborhood forum on "Rising Tides in the Back Bay:  Increasing Resiliency and Preparedness Post-Sandy."  Click here to see the presentations that were given at the forum and a resource guide.