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City Begins Mechanical Street Cleaning

April 7, 2015
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Record-setting snowfall has delayed mechanical street cleaning in the North End, however, according to the Department of Public Works (DPW), as of April 1 the program is now in full swing. Residential street sweeping signs have been posted and DPW has notified the neighborhood and the business community. DPW is asking residents to obey...

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NEAA Baseball Season Begins April 25

April 7, 2015
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The North End Athletic Association (NEAA) 2015 baseball program opening day will be held on Saturday, April 25 with a five-game schedule at Langone Field on Commercial Street. The games begins with three Minor League games at 9, 10 and 11am. The Majors games...

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No North End Part One Crime Reported During the Month of March

April 7, 2015
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There were no, count them no, Part One crimes reported during the month of March according to statistics presented at the recent Boston Police District A-1 Public Safety meeting held last week in the Nazzaro Community Center. This appears to be the first time...

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T Produces Flaky Snow Plan

Purchasing snow clearing equipment and developing reduced-trip snow schedules doesn’t sound like much of a snow battle plan, yet that’s all the MBTA has come up with to date....

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City’s First-Ever Paid Parental Leave Ordinance Should Be a given

 An ordinance has been filed to establish the first ever paid parental leave policy that will grant up to six weeks of leave for both men and women, as...

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Obituaries 04-07-2015

Nicholas Cammarata Of Saugus Nicholas Cammarata of Saugus, formerly of Cambridge, died on March 20. He was 30 years old. A graduate of Dearborn Academy in Arlington, he was...

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Lighthouse Preservation

Lighthouse Preservation

North End Library, 25 Parmenter Street will present Boston Light-Preserving an American Lighthouse Lecture and Slideshow on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 from 6-7:30pm. Nearly 300 years ago Boston Harbor...

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Small Leeway Should be Given

The City of Boston has spun its wheels at a fast pace to make it convenient and more specifically safer for cyclists to move through the streets. There are...

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Residents Need to Comment on North Street Bridge Project

Boston Public Works (BPW) has and will continue to conduct  neighborhood public meetings regarding the design and renovations of the North Washington Street Bridge, a four-year construction project that...

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Central Artery Ramp Parcel Public Meeting Scheduled

April 1, 2015
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The fifth public meeting relating to the Central Artery Ramp Parcel Study has been scheduled by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA). MassDOT...

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Maintenance Man Receives Good Neighbor Award

April 1, 2015
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Maintenance Man Receives Good Neighbor Award

Maintenance man John Quigley at the Fulton Street Housing facility has been presented the January North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) Good Neighbor Award for his eight years of taking...

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North Washington Street Bridge Renovation and Design Could Be a Four-year Project

April 1, 2015
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Construction for the redesign and renovation for the North Washington Bridge, known to many as the Charlestown Bridge, is expected to begin in late 2016 or early 2017 with...

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Life is Good

Life is Good

In partnership with Life Is Good, Greg Grady Sr. and his son sculpted a giant Adirondack chair and beach ball out of snow in the middle of Dewey Square.

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North End Attorney Selected: To Serve on ONE in 3 Council

March 25, 2015
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North End Attorney Selected: To Serve on ONE in 3 Council

Harris Street resident Jessica Lucia Frattaroli, a graduate of Boston College and Boston College Law School, has been named to serve on Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s ONEin3 Council. Frattaroli,...

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Representative Aaron Michlewitz Addresses NEWRA on Legislation

March 25, 2015
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State Representative Aaron Michlewitz was one of three guest speakers at the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. Michlewitz the newly appointed,...

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NEWRA Supports Banning Parking Savers

At its last monthly meeting, the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) supported a proposal banning winter parking space savers presented by the Alliance of the Downtown Civic Association (ADCA)....

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DPW Outlines Bridge Project at NEWRA Meeting

March 25, 2015
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Department of Public Works (DPW) reviewed plans to renovate the North Washington Bridge at the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center.  Commonly...

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Cyber Crimes Against Women Need Prioritizing

Lawmakers and the justice system needs to begin prioritizing investigations and prosecutions of cyber abuse crimes targeting women. While protections against violent online threats already exist, reportedly, enforcement is...

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Street Parking Savers Need to Be Banned

Like the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA), we agree that the street parking savers situation needs to be banned or at least it needs to be refined. Just because...

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Do We Have Any Privacy?

The notion of privacy has received much attention recently. I’m still waiting for someone to draw a reasonable line about how far to go in collecting information on the...

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Opinion

March 25, 2015
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North End Streets need a major cleaning Once the snow has finally melted away, the streets of the North End will require a major cleanup project. Hopefully, the city...

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NEWRA Votes to Ban Parking Space Savers

NEWRA Votes to Ban Parking Space Savers

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) voted 25-7 to sign on to the list of neighborhood groups supporting a ban on parking space savers in downtown Boston....

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Old North Church 240th Annual Lantern Ceremony

Old North Church 240th Annual Lantern Ceremony

The 240th Annual Lantern Ceremony on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at the Old North Church. On April 18, 1775, two lanterns were hung from the steeple of the Old...

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State’s Snow and Ice Removal Cost Almost $130 million

March 17, 2015
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The long winter snowfall cost the state to run $22 million over budget. Nearly $130 million was spent by the state on snow and ice cost during record accumulation....

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