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ISSUE NO. 6 / MARCH 2014 
ProjectWaterside Place Celebrates Grand Opening
Mayor Walsh
Mayor Walsh addresses the crowd.
On January 30Waterside Place in Boston's Seaport District celebrated its grand opening.  Newly elected Mayor Martin J. Walsh joined officials from the Massachusetts Port Authority and project developer John Drew to ceremonially cut the ribbon on this dynamic project.  Epsilon is proud of our role in helping the project to transform Boston's Seaport District.  Epsilon led the Boston Redevelopment Authority Article 80 permitting and the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act review for this project, which features 236 apartments, 140 parking spaces, a 7,000 square-foot Innovation Center and 10,000 square feet of retail. Later phases are planned to include additional retail and a hotel.

Historic Tax Credits Across the Country

Old Middletown High School
Old Middletown High School, Connecticut
Epsilon is assisting clients throughout the country secure state and federal historic rehabilitation tax credits.  These credits provide financial incentives to rehabilitate historic buildings in a manner that preserves their historic architectural elements.  Some of the projects putting tax credits to good use include:
  • Ponemah Mill No 1 in Norwich, CT
  • Alliance Center in Denver, CO
  • Livingston School in Albany, NY
  • Old Middletown High School in Middletown, CT
  • Harris Mill in Coventry, RI
  • Breslyn Apartments in Philadelphia, PA
  • Hartford National Bank in Hartford, CT
  • American Insulated Wire in Pawtucket, RI
  • Brooke School in Boston, MA
StaffStaff Updates
Making the Grade

Congratulations to Cory Emil for passing his Professional Engineer exam to become a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Massachusetts.  Cory performs project feasibility studies and conducts on-site measurement programs for a diverse range of projects throughout the country.


Epsilon is also excited to announce that Clint Cyr passed the Fundamentals of Engineering exam, making him an Engineer-In-Training.  This is the first step in the process for becoming a registered Professional Engineer.  Clint joined Epsilon in June 2013 and has played an important role in supporting our acoustics projects.


New Employees

We recently welcomed Brian Lever as a Preservation Planner and Karen Gilbert as a Staff Coastal Scientist.  Brian brings more than 13 years of experience in architectural history and preservation planning to our Historic Resources team, including the past 6 years as the Preservation Planner for the City of Newton, Massachusetts.  Karen recently graduated from Smith College, earning her B.A. degree in Geoscience with a minor in Marine Science and Policy.  Her coastal experience makes her a great fit to support our coastal and marine permitting projects.  For more information on Brian and Karen, please visit our Recent News page.

ConferenceConferences & Events


In early February, Associate Steve Slocomb and Senior Consultant Vincent Tino were able to escape the New England winter for a few days to present at the Energy, Utility & Environment 2014 Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. Steve presented during the Shale Gas/LNG/Natural Gas session while Vincent presented during the Modeling session.  For more information on their presentations, click here.


On March 1, Epsilon's Ecological Sciences group exhibited at the annual Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissions (MACC) Conference in Worcester. In addition to exhibiting, Epsilon Principal Mike Howard moderated a workshop entitled "Wildlife Habitat Evaluations: When to Request and How to Use Them."


And if you missed these events, we hope to see you here:


Epsilon will be busy in the coming months speaking and exhibiting at upcoming conferences.  On March 17, Epsilon Principal A.J. Jablonowski will be speaking at the CT Energy, Environment and Economic Development Conference and we are excited to be exhibiting again at this year's AWEA WindPower Conference in May.  


Click here to learn more about these and other upcoming events.