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North End Sites Nominated to National Register of Historic Places

Secretary of the Commonwealth William F.Galvin has announced that the Massachusetts Historical Commission approved the Boston Police Station Number One/Traffic Tunnel Administration Building and the Boston Printing Department Building in Boston in the North End for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places at its December10, 2014, meeting.                  The nomination will be...

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State Legislators Aim to Crack Down on AirBnb Short-Term Rentals

A new bill by State Representatives Aaron Michlewitz and RoseLee Vincent would introduce the strictest regulations in the country for short-term rentals by companies such as AirBnb, Homeaway and Flipkey. Both Democrats, Michlewitz represents the North End, South End and parts of downtown Boston...

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Modest Property Taxes Incentive Will Work

A local option for a modest property tax incentive for private developers of workforce housing will most likely be filed by Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh. The legislation will allow the City to designate workforce housing special tax assessment zones in the areas that...

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Broader Nomination Papers an Equitable Electoral Process

A special act being filed by Mayor Martin J. Walsh that will modify the city’s nomination paper process for municipal elections allowing more candidates to meet the threshold required...

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Local Eatery Hosts Dinner Fundraiser

January 30, 2015
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Former North End resident and local business owner, Carla Gomes has put together the 10th anniversary of City Feast to benefit the Joslin Diabetes Center High Hopes Fund. The...

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Eliot School Students Expressed Support for Boston Police

January 30, 2015
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Eliot School Students Expressed Support for Boston Police

Responding to the National Fraternal Order of Police request for community members to designate January 9, as a day to appreciate and thank their local police officers, a group...

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Education Is Walsh’s Top Priority

Listening to the Mayor Martin Walsh’s State of the City address last Tuesday night, one had to be struck by his emphasis on education for Boston Public School students....

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The Calm Month

Lots of people complain about January. It is dark. It is cold. It’s a day longer than some months. The hoopla about the holidays is over. Thank goodness. That...

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NEWNC Supports Takeout Use at Modica’s Mercato

January 22, 2015
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Mendoza Brothers, LLC, 130-130B Salem Street: Monica’s Mercato received unanimous support (7-0) from the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) to add takeout use to the grocery store for the...

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Greenway Has a Successful 2014

January 22, 2015
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Greenway Has a Successful 2014

It’s been an amazing year for the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, which is becoming a world-class park. The popular park, which attracts thousands of residents and visitors each...

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North End Part 1 Crimes Still Low

January 22, 2015
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North End Part 1 Crimes Still Low

Captain Kenneth Fong, Commanding Officer District A-1 Boston Police, told residents at last week’s North End Public Safety Committee meeting that “crime in the North End continues to be...

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Councilor LaMattina Calls for Airbnb Public Hearing

January 22, 2015
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More attention toward Airbnb a public hearing has been scheduled later this month to determine if any regulations are needed for the fast-growing rental service run by the San...

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Potential Caddy Camp Reunion

January 22, 2015
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Former North End resident Frank Colvario is seeking participants of the North Bennet Street School Caddy Camp members and friends from 1966 to organize a Reunion/Summit this coming September....

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Opinions

January 22, 2015
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Eliot School students show appreciation for Police Thirty-five Eliot Innovative School students visited District A-1 Boston Police presenting them hand written cards recognizing the great job they do each...

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Bread + Butter Cafe Closed: Latest Shop to Close on North Ends Cross Street

Bread + Butter Cafe Closed: Latest Shop to Close on North Ends Cross Street

After 20 months in operation, Bread + Butter Cafe has closed its retail operations at 64 Cross Street, on the corner of Salem Street facing the North End Greenway...

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Boston Files Legal Action Against Gaming Commission

 Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced that the City of Boston has filed a civil complaint against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission in connection with the Commission’s award of a Category...

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Mayor Prepared City for Deep Freeze

Last week’s bitter cold weather was managed well by the City of Boston as Mayor Martin J. Walsh did everything possible to make things safe for residents during the...

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Governor Baker Must Resolve RMV Schemes

One of the major issues Governor Charlie Baker must tackle as soon as possible is a Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) bribery and corruption charges now that he is...

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From Our Readers:My Six Month Experience

As an individual requiring door to door transportation service during the work week, I will share with you my six month Uber experience with that of Top/City Cab, Boston...

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Gaeta Receives Good Neighbor Award

January 14, 2015
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Gaeta Receives Good Neighbor Award

Anthony Gaeta, has always helped keep the community clean for 40+ years while residing at the corner of Fulton and Richmond Streets according to Janet Gilardi a member of...

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NEWRA Supports Monica’s Mercato Takeout Service

January 14, 2015
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NEWRA Supports Monica’s Mercato Takeout Service

Cold weather didn’t stop residents from attending last week’s North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting in the Nazzaro Community Center as the hall was filled to capacity.                ...

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Boston Welcomes 2015

Boston Welcomes 2015

As part of First Night celebrations, the city commissioned ice sculptures, which were on display in Copley Square. In the above photo The 2015 First Night “Ice Dragon” created...

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January Community Meetings

The following is a listing of community meetings during the month of January. Thursday, January 15 at 6:30pm North End Boston Police Public Safety Committee in the Nazzaro Community...

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Area A-1 Sees Rise in Part One Crime Stats

Area A-1 had experienced an approximately 7–percent spike in violent and property crimes as 2014 drew to a close, compared to the previous year, according to police. Between Jan....

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