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Elevator Inspection Needs Improvement

The up and down issues of inspecting the safety of elevators in the state has increased according to a report prepared by the State Auditor’s Office.                 A backlog of elevator inspections has increased since a 2010 audit, even though the Department of Public Safety has hired more inspectors, the report indicated.                 The...

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Commuter Rail on Time Record Needs Improvement

For the last four months commuter rails have been running late.                 Since a new French transit company took over the service, including its performance in October tying the lowest on-time rate in a single month since 2011.                 While Keolis Commuter Services has...

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Mayor Appoints North End Resident to Cultural Council

December 4, 2014
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh has appointed North End resident Ann Moritz to the 15-member Boston Cultural Council which includes representatives from every City Council District and Boston’s wide array of arts and culture disciplines.                 The Council consists of all volunteers that will help...

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NEMPAC Forming Band of Volunteers

December 4, 2014
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North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) is recruiting a group of diverse and dedicated volunteers to join their team.                 “Our goal is to have regularly scheduled...

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North End Society to hold Christmas Program

December 4, 2014
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Saint Agrippina De Mineo Benefit Society, will hold its 20th annual Christmas Program for North End children only, on Sunday, December 14 from 12-2pm at their chapel, 459 Hanover...

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December 4, 2014
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NEMPAC forming Band of Volunteers                 A non-profit, community-based organization, North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) is forming a “Band of Volunteers” program to assist with the...

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N. Washington St. Bridge to be Replaced Starting in 2016

N. Washington St. Bridge to be Replaced Starting in 2016

After more than 100 years and featured in movies like The Brink’s Job, the North Washington Street Bridge will be replaced starting in 2016 and will bear no resemblance...

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Negative Reaction to North Square Redesign Concept

Negative Reaction to North Square Redesign Concept

At a recent public meeting, North End residents and stakeholders harshly criticized a preliminary design for the reconstruction of North Square. Boston Public Works has budgeted $2 million to...

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Annual North End Holiday Shopping Stroll

In the early morning, Lisa Shah, Owner of LIT Boutique, briskly stepped through the door of Shake the Tree with a shiver of relief, thankful for the warmth coming...

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North End Needs a Permanent Dog Park

A temporary dog park to be located in the DiFilippo Playground (Gassy) has gained the support of abutters and the community groups setting the stage for a potential permanent...

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School Pepper Spray Policy Dissipates

Having BPS Officers equipped with pepper spray was not a very good idea, and the Review commends the Boston City Council and School Committee for dissipating the idea hopefully...

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Extreme Books

You have heard people say books are going away, that we’ll all be reading on Kindles, etc. for the foreseeable future. The more extreme prognosticators declare that whole libraries...

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North End Christmas benefit Luncheon December 11

November 27, 2014
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This year’s North End Christmas Fund Luncheon will benefit needy North End families and senior citizens during the holiday season. Each year, this community event gets bigger and bigger...

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North End Christmas Parade December 14

November 27, 2014
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One of the best, if not the best, North End holiday activity is the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) annual North End Christmas Parade through the streets of the...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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From Our Readers

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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