Front desk (desk captain): Angela Bowen

Angela is originally from Butte, Montana. Her hobbies include sewing, arts and crafts, and playing the Doumbek (a small, middle-eastern drum).

Angela recommends residents try the hop-on, hop-off trolley tour.It meanders through town in a relaxing way to see the sights. One stop is at Kendall Square, but you can get on and off at multiple other stops throughout the city. The Boston Duck Tour is also a nice way to see the sights.

House Operations Manager: Julie Gagnon

Julie is from Massachusetts and attended college at Franklin Pierce, in Rindge NH. She currently lives in Byfield, with her husband and two sons.

Julie has been an Operations Manager at MIT for 20+ years overseeing both Graduate & Undergraduate residences. She spends most of her free time watching her boys play hockey and lacrosse.

Julie enjoys going to her family beach house on Plum Island, listening to music, and ice coffee year round!

Julie recommends residents walk the freedom trail in the Spring, catch a Red Sox game in the summer, attend the Head of the Charles Regatta in the fall, and get a warm jacket & good boots for the winter!

Maintenance Mechanic: Danielle Lauria

Danielle was born and raised in Halifax, MA, but now lives in Weymouth, MA (South Shore). She is 34 and has a son named Gage, as well as two dogs, Jemma and Brutus, which she calls her fur children. 

Danielle is a gear head and loves all things cars and bikes - she rides a 2003 Honda CBR 600. She also works with local animal rescues to help place dogs and cats in loving new homes. Besides that, she enjoys family time, relaxing by the pool, and fishing.

She highly recommends checking out Bovas in the North End, which is open 24/7 and has "the BEST desserts and rice balls."