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Park Improvements

Park Improvements

A community meeting regarding improvements to the North End parks will be held by the Greenway Conservancy on Wednesday, February 25 at 6:30pm in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. Information will also be provided on programs being offered in the parks in 2015 and a briefing on six parcels of land...

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Watch for Falling Ice

Watch for Falling Ice

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Greenway Holds Public Art Community Meeting February 24

The Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy in partnership with the Wharf District will hold a public community meeting, tonight, Tuesday, February 24 from 5:30 to 7:30pm at the Boston Harbor Hotel, 70 Rowes Wharf. Preview renderings of Boston’s most ambitious public art project ever...

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March Activities at West End Library

March will be a busy month at the West End library, 151 Cambridge Street. The library has scheduled films, a lecture, a book discussion, a concert and many ongoing...

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BLC Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) is celebrating its 40th anniversary of working to safeguard the character of the City of Boston from iconic downtown buildings to vibrant neighborhoods. BLC was...

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Residents and Community Groups Should Support Short-Term Rental Legislation

North End/Waterfront residents and community groups are apparently getting on the bandwagon, supporting their State Representative Bill that would put in place regulations for short-term residential rentals.  The legislation...

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Obituaries 02-24-2015

Mary Ania North End resident Mary C. (D’Ippolito) Ania of Boston’s North End died on February 9. The beloved wife of the late Francesco Ania, she was the loving...

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North End Public Safety Committee Meeting on March 5

February 25, 2015
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Boston Police District A-1 and the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will hold their next North End Public Safety meeting to report on Part 1 crimes over the past...

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NEWRA Parks and Open Space Committee to Discuss Cutillo Park

February 25, 2015
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Several issues relating to the North End will be discussed at the next North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) Parks and Open Spaces Committee monthly meeting. Some of the topics...

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Boston Landmarks 40th Anniversary Events

February 23, 2015
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Boston Landmarks 40th Anniversary Events

A series of free events will be scheduled throughout 2015 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC), according to the City of Boston. The series...

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NEWRA Supports Full Liquor License Transfer on Battery Wharf

February 23, 2015
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NEWRA Supports Full Liquor License Transfer on Battery Wharf

There was only one voting agenda item at last week’s North End/Waterfront Residents Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. A request by 3 Battery Wharf,...

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Uber Driver Charged with Assault

February 23, 2015
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Indecent assault and battery charges have been levied on an Uber driver, according to Boston Police reports. Uber driver Abderrahim Dakiri, 36. Boston has been allegedly charged by a...

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Is It Possible for Boston to Host the Summer Olympics

People who support the possibility of the 2024 Summer Olympics being held in Boston and in part of Greater Boston as well as those who do not favor the...

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Snow… Snow. Go Away!

The past four weeks have not been ideal conditions for the state, cities and towns as snow has fallen at a ridiculous pace, making it difficult to remove and...

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City Provides Residents Relief in the Face of Rising Electricity Costs

Boston faces some of the highest electricity prices in the nation, and in January, rates increased by 29 percent. This puts many Boston residents in a very tough spot,...

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Literary Landscapes

Literary Landscapes

The exhibition Literary Landscapes: Maps from Fiction  has opened at the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library  and runs through October 25. The exhibition, curated...

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Historical Commission says Parcel 9 Project ‘Haymarket Hotel’ Too High for Blackstone Block

Historical Commission says Parcel 9 Project ‘Haymarket Hotel’ Too High for Blackstone Block

The Massachusetts Historical Commission has taken issue with the proposed height and massing of the Haymarket Hotel proposal for Parcel 9 by Normandy Real Estate Partners and Harbinger Development....

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Winter Helps Keep Crime Incidents Low

If there is a silver lining to the snow and cold, it could be that crime incidents are down 40% in the district, according to A-1 Captain Ken Fong...

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19 North End/Waterfront Eateries Participate in Dine Out Boston

February 12, 2015
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Nineteen North End/Waterfront eateries will participate in the second Dine Out Boston (DOB) hosted by the Greater Boston Convention + Visitors Bureau (GBCVB) this coming March 1-6 and March...

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BRA Changes Benefit Communities

Big changes and positive initiatives have taken place at the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) by Mayor Martin J. Walsh and his administration over the past year.                 These major...

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Mayor on Right Education Track

Data recently released showed the Boston Public School graduation rate has hit a historic milestone, the highest level in recorded history.                 The School Department of Elementary and Secondary...

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North End in the Blizzard

North End in the Blizzard

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Short-Term Rental Bill Should Be Passed

Representative Aaron Michlewitz has co-sponsored legislation that would put in place state regulations for short-term residential rentals that would empower cities and towns to inspect these units for safety...

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More Water and Sewer Savings for Seniors and Disabled People

Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s announcement that Boston Water and Sewer Commission will increase water service discounts for all senior citizens and disabled homeowners to 30 percent has been praised...

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