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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 and bounds and continue to move forward each year with musical opportunities for the neighborhood. In 2008, the Robert White Foundation donated the use of...

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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 that are expected to provide leadership for the organization that apparently has close to 300...

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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 Democrats to turn tail or Independents to support him. Many of them speak to his...

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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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BRA holds Haymarket Hotel Public Meeting

November 1, 2014
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A public meeting regarding the Haymarket Hotel Parcel 9 project was held at City Hall by the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) on October 27. Normandy Real Estate Partners and...

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‘Craft in America: Service,’ at North Bennet Street School

Be the first to see this latest episode of the Peabody Award-winning series. “Craft in America: Service” tells the story of craft in the military by documenting the power...

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Leash Law Still Being Abused in Community

North End/Waterfront residents still have their sights set on leash law problems that they claim occurs every day, mostly in public parks. Dogs are running uncontrolled and there appears...

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North End Still the Safest Boston Neighborhood

Based on several reports issued by the District A-1 Boston Police Department released at the North End Public Safety monthly meeting the community still ranks as the safest neighborhood...

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Yes on Question Two

Fenway Park filled to the brim with plastic bottles. That dramatic image conveys the volume of bottle litter we throw away in Massachusetts each year. Most of it gets...

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Boston City Councilors Deserve Pay Raise

Boston City Councilors are entitled to a pay raise. They worked very hard to attempt to make the city a great place to live and work. Being an elected...

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Waterfront Residents Oppose Lewis Wharf Proposal

An informational meeting with the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) to discuss a potential proposal to develop a boutique hotel and approximately 30-50 residential units on the existing pilings...

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FOCCP a Super Good Neighbor

The neighborhood has several non-profit organizations that make the community a terrific place to live, work and play. One of these, all volunteer groups is the Friends of Christopher...

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Madonna Della Cava Annual Halloween Party October 25

October 23, 2014
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One of the best, if not the best community outdoor Halloween Party will be presented by the Madonna Della Cava Society on Hanover and Battery Streets, starting with a...

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Police Arrest Suspect in North End Alleged Indecent Assault

October 23, 2014
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Boston Police responded immediately to a 911 call from a female alleging she was the victim of an indecent assault early Saturday morning at 2:45am in the quite area...

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MassDOT Schedules 3rd Ramp Parcel Public Meeting

October 23, 2014
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A third public meeting regarding the Central Artery Ramp Parcel Study has been scheduled at City Hall, according to John Romano of MassDOT. The state agency is required to...

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NEWRA Opposes Extended Closing Hours

October 23, 2014
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A request by the Mendoza family to amend the description of the licensed premises at 67-69 Prince Street was supported by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) at their...

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Blessing of the Animals in Boston’s North End

Blessing of the Animals in Boston’s North End

Rev. Steve Ayers and Rev. Ellie Terry of the Old North Church, give readings from scripture and prayers at the annual Blessing of the Animals ceremony.

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NEWRA Elects New Slate of Officers

NEWRA Elects New  Slate of Officers

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) elected a new slate of officers for the 2014-2015 term at its annual meeting on Thursday, October 9, 2014. President: Ford...

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