CSBA Annual Meeting

We had a wonderful morning celebrating the CSBA’s growth and success in 2017 and welcoming our new Board Members for 2018! In case you missed it, you can view our 2017 stats and meet the 2018 Board Members below.


Dennis Benzan
Cambridge native, Owner of La Fabrica, and former Vice-Mayor/City Council Member.Kathryn Fenneman
Executive Director of Tutoring Plus and involved with the Cambridge Nonprofit Coalition.

Patrick Barrett
Property Owner of 901 Main Street (the building that houses Toscanini’s and Dumpling Room) and a long-time #CentralSQ resident and advocate.

James DiSabatino
Founder of Roxy’s Grilled Cheese — which opened its #CentralSQ location in 2017. He is also co-owner of Whole Heart Provisions (opening soon in #CentralSQ!) with Chef Rebecca Arnold.

Ken Barron
Long standing Property Owner that helped bring Target to #CentralSQ! Ken’s father is the famous Carl Barron — who started the Central Square Business Association back in 1931.

Recipients of Awards

The following people were recognized for helping make a difference for the CSBA in 2017.

John Nardone — Department of Public Works
John Fitzgerald — Department of Public Works
Matt Nelson — Cambridge Police Department
Scott Kelly — Intercontinental Real Estate (Property Owner/Central Flea)
Dana Clark — Licence Commission (Permits Central Flea)
Kristen Fernandez — Inspectional Services (Permits Central Flea)
Jay Kiely — Forrest City (Property Owner)
Patrick Rowe — MIT (President of the CSBA board for 3 years)