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Summer Fun

Boston Harbor Now unveiled its seasonal events calendar for the upcoming summer months that includes a broad range of fun, accessible programming showcasing Boston’s deep-rooted significance and character as a coastal city.

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NEWRA Presentation Includes Energy, Bridge and Candidates

By Phil Orlandella No voting items were on the agenda at the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting held on June 8 in the Nazzaro Community Center. Reports from the president, Parks and Open Spaces, Zoning Licensing and Construction and Public Safety Committees...

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FOCCP to Hold Independence Day Celebration

Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) will continue its tradition of celebrating Independence Day with a family-friendly free event on Saturday, July 1, from noon to 4:00 pm. This free celebration will be kicked off by a fun “Kids Parade,” led by Uncle Sam...

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North End/Waterfront Construction Updated Public Meeting

By Phil Orlandella In response to a number of concerns relating to various North End/Waterfront city projects, a public meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, June 15 in the...

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Stephen Passacantilli to Formally Kick Off Campaign for Boston City Council in the North End

Stephen Passacantilli, a North End civic leader, Boston Public Schools parent, and former staffer to City Councilor Sal LaMattina, will formally launch his campaign for Boston City Council (District 1) in...

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North End Public Safety Meeting Addresses Recent Crime Activity

By Matt Conti Boston Police Captain Kenneth Fong gave a detailed rundown of recent crime activity in the North End / Waterfront area at the June 2017 Public Safety...

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Big Turnout at Mayor’s North End Coffee Hour

By Chris Romano Chilly weather didn’t keep a huge crowd from attending Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s 2017 North End Coffee Hour held at Christopher Columbus Park on May...

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N.E.A.D. & New Health Hold Drug Awareness Day with Local Schools

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) and North End Waterfront Health held their annual drug awareness day for the students and teachers at Saint John and Eliot Schools.  Over one...

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Boston Harbor Now Announces Seasonal Opening; Summer of Diverse Events for Kids, Adults and Families

Boston Harbor Now unveiled its seasonal events calendar for the upcoming summer months that includes a broad range of fun, accessible programming showcasing Boston’s deep-rooted significance and character as...

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Hair’s to History: Boston Barber Co Continues its Tradition as a Local Landmark

By Cary Shuman Boston Barber Co. owner Robert Dello Russo is well aware why Boston tour bus and trolley operators illuminate about his Bowdoin Street shop on their daily...

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Boston Public Library’s Concerts in the Courtyard

Boston Public Library’s Concerts in the Courtyard (www.bpl.org/concerts) series runs through Wednesday, August 30, showcasing a variety of artists and musical genres in the library’s iconic Italianesque courtyard at...

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Boston City Council Looks to Reduce Carbon Footprint of City Hall and Municipal Buildings

By Beth Treffeisen Boston City Council President Michelle Wu along with City Councilor Michael Flaherty filed a hearing order to reduce the carbon footprint of Boston City Hall and...

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NEMPAC Opera Project Presents Beethoven’s ‘Fidelio’

The North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) will present Beethoven’s Fidelio, a NEMPAC Opera Project Production, June 22nd – 24th at 7:30 p.m. at Faneuil Hall’s Great...

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New Exhibit in Honor of Immigrant Heritage Month

Mayor Martin J. Walsh, together with the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture and the Mayor’s Office for Immigrant Advancement, announced a new exhibit on display at City Hall...

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Opinion

By Phil Orlandella Mayor has much more experience and know-how than opponents Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh has done an admirable job relating to the North End/Waterfront community in...

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How We’re Making Boston an Age-Friendly City

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh What does it mean to be an age-friendly city? It means a city that adapts its structures and services to provide accessibility and inclusion...

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City Produces Outstanding North Square Improvement Project

Plans to revitalize the historic North Square area are on a fast-track on the Freedom Trail near Paul Revere’s House and the Rachel Revere Park is close to completion....

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Get Ready for North End Feast Season

Summer is the traditional feast season in the North End community with thousands of local residents and visitors flocking into the neighborhood for each of the festivities, held on...

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Sports 06-13-2017

North End Dodgers baseball team seeking game day sponsors By John Romano Our North End Dodgers Traveling Baseball Program for youth ages 13 and up is seeking game day...

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Good Food

Good Food

Farmers Markets  have returned to The Greenway. From farm to park to table.

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North Square Design Heading in the Right Direction

North Square Design Heading in the Right Direction

By Phil Orlandella Following several community meetings with the Boston Public Works Department and the city’s art contracted A + J Art + Design, residents appeared to be pleased...

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City Ignoring Residents on Project Input

By Phil Orlandella Seven North End/Waterfront groups are upset at the City for community engagement for projects in their neighborhood and sent a letter to the Mayor and City...

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Harvard/North End Football Player Combat Zone Murder (1976) Book in the Making

By Phil Orlandella Author Jan Brogna is researching the possibility of writing her second book, “Murder in the Combat Zone”, the killing of a Harvard student and football player,...

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Six New NEWNC Members Elected Uncontested

By Phil Orlandella There were only six candidates for six two-year terms on the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) community election held on Saturday, May 20 in the Nazzaro...

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