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NEAA 20u Dodgers Win

September 11, 2014
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NEAA 20u Dodgers Win

The NEAA 20u Dodgers won the 2014 BASE HITZ Championship by sweeping through the playoffs with a powerful display of pitching, defense and offense. The BASE HITZ league is the brain child of Robert Lewis Jr and pits some of the best teams in the area against each other. Teams from Lawrence, Lowell, South...

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City Appeals Preliminary FEMA Flood Maps

September 11, 2014
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The City of Boston has filed an appeal with the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of the 2013 Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) for Boston. This appeal comes after a study, completed by an independent consultant hired by the...

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Local Politicians Looking Towards November

September 11, 2014
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It’s getting down to the wire with the Tuesday, September 9 State Primary here. Political allegiances are now being set up for the final push to November when a democratic nominee will square off against a republican challenger for governor. On Tuesday, State Senator...

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Review Welcomes New Nempac Board:President

September 11, 2014
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North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) has a new President of its Board of Directors that comes to the neighborhood organization with a wealth of experience in...

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Mayor Smiles On Small Businesses

September 11, 2014
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Small business owners and entrepreneurs are now able to successfully start and grow in Boston without the lengthy process it took in the past due to several programs initiated...

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New NEMPAC Board of Director President

September 11, 2014
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New NEMPAC Board of Director President

North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) has a new President of the Board of Directors. Diane Borriello Royle, formally of the West End, recently moved to the...

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Lia Tota Steps Down As Center Executive Director

September 11, 2014
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Lia Tota Steps Down As Center Executive Director

Following 30 years as the Director of ABCD’s North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center, Lia Tota has stepped down from her community position on August 29. However, Tota will...

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New Salon Coming to Hanover Street

September 11, 2014
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New Salon Coming to Hanover Street

Bow & Arrow, a Beauty Collective will open its first salon in the North End at 215 Hanover Street this month, featuring a creative take on the upscale beauty...

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NEWRA Monthly Meeting Sept.11

September 11, 2014
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There will be no voting requests at this Thursday’s September 11 North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting scheduled for 7pm in the Nazzaro Community Center. Presentations will be...

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The Ones That Didn’t Get Away

The Ones That Didn’t Get Away

Anthony Caturano, owner/chef of Prezza in the North End, snagged a 104 inch, 590 pound tuna at the recent Bluefin Blowout Tournament held in Gloucester. Children’s Floating Hospital at...

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Next Level Fitness Opens on Endicott Street

Next Level Fitness a 2 time Boston’s A List top 5 Personal Training company acquired Astrid Bengtson’s Body Talk Factory at 133 Endicott Street in the North End neighborhood....

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Unfilled Private Details Should Go to Retired Boston Police

Allowing retired Boston Police Offices to become Special Police Officers and work private business details throughout the city will handle some of the unfilled details that occur. City officials...

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BNN Celebrates 30 Years of Service

Boston Neighborhood Network (BNN) is celebrating 30 years of being a nationally recognized, award-winning community center which acts as a public forum for all Boston residents, non-profit and community-based...

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The Sounds of August

Karen is taking her first break since beginning to write in this space. She is offering some of her most remarked-upon columns for you to enjoy again. (first published...

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Coakley Is the Best Bet for Governor

Martha Coakley still appears to be the front runner in the September 9th Democratic Gubernatorial Primary election. A low turnout of voters will most likely put the current Attorney...

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Get Out and Vote on September 9

Many political experts are claiming that Tuesday, September 9 Primary Day will have a low turnout. This may be the case but not if registered voters find a little...

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Spend Some Time on the Greenway/Columbus Park

While the weather continues to be beautiful, a visit to the Rose Fitzgerald Greenway and/or Christopher Columbus Park is in order. Take advantage of a terrific waterfront view, restaurants,...

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Support Keogh for Suffolk County Register of Probate

Attorney Martin J. Keogh, candidate for Suffolk County Register of Probate, seems to be the right person for the job based on his determination to reform the public office...

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Mohegan Sun Points Program Includes North End

September 3, 2014
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North End businesses along with more than 400 Greater Boston businesses will benefit from a Mohegan Sun Casino points program. The Connecticut-based casino will allow customers to use points...

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Councilor Lamattina Wants Rental Websites Hearing

September 3, 2014
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A close look at the practices of several short-term rental websites will be discussed at a possible public hearing being called for by Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina. The...

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Council Approves Trust Act/mayor:Signs Bill

September 3, 2014
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By a unanimous vote, the Boston City Council has approved an ordinance that will stop police from holding illegal immigrants for Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents unless they have...

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Three Request on NEWNC Agenda

September 3, 2014
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Besides the usual protocol and committee reports, the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) agenda will include three possible voting items. The requests include: a capacity change, a restaurant expansion...

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A Beautiful North End

A Beautiful North End

North End Beautification Committee recently had the tree pits weeded and spread mulch, also NEBC signs were put up in a few of the tree pits.

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City Councilor LaMattina Endorses Tolman for Attorney General

City Councilor LaMattina Endorses Tolman for Attorney General

During a visit to the Nazzaro Community Center, District 1 City Councilor Sal LaMattina announced his endorsement of Warren Tolman to be the next Massachusetts Attorney General. LaMattina joined...

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