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NEWNC Supports all Five Agenda Items

NEWNC Supports all Five Agenda Items

Five agenda items were supported by the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) at last week’s public meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. Amy Hand and Leslie Horn of RUFF presented plans for a three-month trial program for a three level dog park in Polcari Playground (Gassy) beginning this May, June and July from...

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Noted North End Artist Donates Image to Rosie’s Place Holiday Card

Noted North End Artist Donates Image to Rosie’s Place Holiday Card

Acclaimed New England artist and longtime North End resident Sam Vokey has donated his artwork to be featured on holiday cards from Rosie’s Place, the first women’s shelter in the United States. Sales from the annual holiday card program help underwrite the vital programs...

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NEWRA Stands by its No Hanover Street Restaurant Vote

It was standing room only at last week’s North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting in the Nazzaro Community Center. Newly elected President Ford Cavallari presided over his first NEWRA public meeting. He told members and others in attendance that NEWRA and NEWNC will...

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Eliot School NBSS site development meetings Held

Developers, Feingold Alexander and Associates, for the building of a new Eliot Innovation School started the a public meeting off on the wrong foot when residents didn’t like the...

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Harbor Towers Residents Oppose Chiofaro Plan

The residents and owners of Harbor Towers condominiums overwhelmingly oppose the proposal by the Chiofaro Co. and Prudential Real Estate Investments to replace the Harbor Garage with a development consisting...

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North End Holiday Stroll a Great Way to Shop

Over the years, the North End Holiday Stroll has attracted many customers to the annual neighborhood event involving twenty boutiques and shops that will stay open late night for holiday...

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Communications and Cooperation Keys to Eliot School Construction

Design and construction plans for a new Eliot Innovative School at 39 North Bennet Street were revealed last week at a public hearing in the Nazzaro Community Center. The major...

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Joslin Center to Honor Carla Gomes

Former North End residents and local business owner Carla Agrippino Gomes will be honored by the Joslin Diabetes Center recognizing her for her support for the center’s life savings care...

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Holiday Appeal Dear Editor Happy holidays! As you know from reading about our work in the community, many of the 2,400 clients we serve a year in the North...

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Menino Remembered Fondly by North End Community

Menino Remembered Fondly by North End Community

North End leaders are remembering former Mayor Thomas M. Menino as an outstanding supporter of programs in the neighborhood and a kind and personable man who appreciated North End’s...

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Neighborhood Engagement Walks Provide Valuable Information

Neighborhood Engagement Community Walks being held in the North End community have become a great service to residents, especially abutters of proposed projects. These on the spot meetings held...

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Marathon Memorial Should Be on the Top of the List

Placing a memorial for the victims and survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing is simply the right thing to do for these innocent people that had to pay a...

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North End Public Safety Meeting

November 7, 2014
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District A-1 Boston Police will hold its monthly community meeting on Thursday, November 6 at 6:30pm in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. Police will provide crime...

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November 7, 2014
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Support NEBC holiday decorations Each year, the North End Beautification Committee (NEBC) decorates several local streets for the holiday season. The volunteer organization has helped put the community in...

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NEMPAC Provide a Great Service to the Neighborhood

North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) was founded in 2001 by a group of local residents seeking musical programming in the community. They have succeeded by leaps...

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NEWRA Elects Officers

Four North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) members were named as officers by the community based all volunteer organization. NEWRA members have shown their support and confidence in the officers...

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Charlie’s Problem

Charlie Baker has intrigued some of my Democratic friends. They worked with him in government or insurance and admire his management acumen. But he has problems if he expects...

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Former NEWRA President Jim Salini did a Commendable Job

Outgoing North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) President Jim Salini did an outstanding job coordinating and conducting the monthly meetings. While at the helm, Salini always maintained complete control of...

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Society Holds Terrific Halloween Party

Another very successful community Halloween Party was held by the Madonna Della Cava Society on Hanover and Battery Streets. The area was full of families and their children participating...

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Casino Soap Opera Continues

Casino gambling has become a soap-opera in Massachusetts with a lot of stay-tuned. Chapter One: A series of having a casino in East Boston at Suffolk Downs (Probably where...

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North End Library Providing Numerous Programs

While the year is not over, the North End and Friends of the North End Library have provided many programs, activities, events and especially learning programs. The community has...

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BRA Approves Canal and India Street Developments

November 1, 2014
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Two of the six new developments the Board of Directors for the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) has approved are located adjacent to the North End/Waterfront community. Together, the six...

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Volunteers Canvass North End for Earned Sick Time

November 1, 2014
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Expressing their support for earned sick time (Question 4) State Representative Aaron Michlewitz joined workers, business owners, community leaders and grass roots volunteers at the North End Community Health...

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Artery Ramp Parcel Study Meeting

November 1, 2014
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On Wednesday, October 29 from 6-8pm MassDOT will conduct a public hearing related to the Central Artery Ramp Parcel Study, according to Legislative Liaison John Romano. The meeting will...

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