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Showing Support

Showing Support

State Senator Anthony Petruccelli (whose district includes the North End) is shown surrounded by a number of supporting elected officials, many domestic workers and Governor Deval Patrick signing the Labor and Enforcement bill. The bill was sponsored by Senator Petruccelli.

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NEWRA Opposes Restaurant Location Change

July 21, 2014
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NEWRA Opposes  Restaurant Location Change

An occupancy change, an entertainment addition and a presentation on recycling were part of the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting agenda. The public community meeting was well attended and numerous NEWRA Committee reports and updates from local officials were presented. Both State...

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Representative Michlewitz Stops 4am Closure License Bil

July 21, 2014
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North End State Representative Aaron Michlewitz has opposed extending the late-night drinking hours bill passed in the Senate. While the House turned down the 4am closure bill, the Senate quickly proposed an amendment in its Economic Development Bill. According to Representative Michlewitz the House...

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North End Parking Made Much Easier?

July 21, 2014
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Like many other North End residents Alex Shvartz owns a car and constantly struggles with street parking, so he has come up with an idea to make street parking...

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North End/west End Center Seeks Volunteers

July 21, 2014
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Two volunteers are being sought by the North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center, 1 Michelangelo Street to assist with several duties and responsibilities on Mondays and/or Fridays from 9am...

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Representative Michlewitz Opposes 4am Closure Policy

Mayor Martin Walsh’s attempt to have a 4am closure license for restaurants and bars in certain areas of Boston was supported in the Senate but defeated in the House....

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State Officials Make Correct Decision

State official’s decision to move the Fourth of July activities at the Hatch Shell to July 3 based on the potential dangers from Hurricane Arthur was a wise choice...

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The Scared Americans?

As I was reading about the Supreme Court’s decision to allow family-owned businesses to deny contraception to women, I began to wonder—what kind of a person decides he knows...

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USS Constitution Goes Underway on July 4th for Last Turnaround Before Dry Dock

USS Constitution Goes Underway on July 4th for Last Turnaround Before Dry Dock

At 216 years old, the USS Constitution was still as majestic as ever during her July 4th turnaround in Boston Harbor. This is the last time Old Ironsides will...

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Casino Gambling Now a State-wide Ballot Question

July 11, 2014
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Although the Massachusetts Gaming Commission has already awarded a slot parlor in Plainville and a casino in Springfield, the state’s highest court has ruled in favor of a ballot...

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Soccer Stadium in Boston?

July 11, 2014
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An article published in the Boston Business Journal and repeated in other media sources claims that Mayor Martin Walsh is open to the possibility of building a $130 million...

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Councilor LaMattina Wants Discussions on TD Garden Incident

July 11, 2014
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A crackdown on rave shows like the recent one at the TD Garden appears to be on the minds on the Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, Councilor Sal LaMattina and...

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North End Mother and Daughter Walk to Benefit Cancer Society

North End resident Marie Parker Orlandi and her daughter Karen Parker Meyers, for the fifth consecutive year, walked with their Relay for Life Team “Miles of Memories” to benefit...

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Residents Must Express Opinions at Community Meetings

After the fact. Monday night quarterback. These are a few of the sayings that related to North End/Waterfront residents who don’t attend neighborhood meetings and complain when it’s too...

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Most People Don’t Know Who the Candidates Are

Massachusetts will elect another governor soon and if asked the question “Do you know who the gubernatorial candidates are?” Mostly, the response from people will be Ah! Of course...

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Downtown View: The Welcome Mat Is Yanked for Banks

What’s so bad about a bank? They seem pretty benign. Then why do ten Boston neighborhood shopping districts, including those in the North End and Charlestown, make them or...

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South End Wins North2South Series

In what turned into a 13-12 slugfest, the South End Little League team capture the second game of the North2South two-game baseball series, 2-0. The North End team made...

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FOCCP Independence Day Celebration

FOCCP Independence Day Celebration

FOCCP President Joanne Hayes-Rines welcomes everyone to the Independence Day Celebration.

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Junkies Reportedly Taking over Gassy’s Second-level

July 3, 2014
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Junkies Reportedly Taking over Gassy’s Second-level

Not only has the second flight of DeFilippo Park (Gassy) become a favorite place for drug uses to stick needles in their arms but is also fast becoming an...

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Saint Padre Pio Procession

Saint Padre Pio Procession

The fourth annual procession in honor of Saint Padre Pio was held on Sunday, June 22nd in the North End.

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Collecting for a Worthy Cause

July 3, 2014
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Life-long North End residents Barbara Maldero, is a advocate for the Pennies from Heaven program initiated for the defense of the unborn raising $1,100, one penny at a time....

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North End Restaurant Hosts Luncheon for Eliot School Staff

July 3, 2014
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Vinoteca di Monica, as they have done for several years now, held a special luncheon for all the teachers and staff from the Eliot School to celebrate another banner...

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NEWRA Sends “No Objection” Letter

July 3, 2014
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A letter of no objection was sent to the City of Boston Zoning Board of Appeal by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) for a request to open a...

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Our Opinions

PWD clearly gets the trash message out to the community Information regarding the new household trash change from three to two days per week has made its way through...

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