Monthly Archives: February 2011

NEWNC Supports Three Proposals

NEWNC Supports Three Proposals

By Phil Orlandella It was a relatively quick North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council monthly meeting as three proposals were supported unanimously and the fourth request on the agenda was a no show. Esmaell Mahdavi, represented by North End Attorney Daniel Toscano, received the full support (9-0) of the Council to change the legal occupancy at...

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NEWNC Wants Illegal Parking Dealt With

NEWNC Wants Illegal Parking Dealt With

By Phil Orlandella NEWNC Committee on parking is preparing communications relating to parking in the North End during TD Bank Garden events including the Bruins and Celtic games. The same letter will be sent to Captain Bernard O’Rourke, District A-1 Boston Police Commanding Officer to seek some assistance in dealing with the parking problem...

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North End Street Sweeping Begins March 1

By Phil Orlandella In several days, the City of Boston will begin posted Street Sweeping in the North End on Wednesday, March 1. At several community meetings the Public Works Department and Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina announced the expanded program to include the months of December and March in the scheduled program. The...

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Hanover Street, Again

There is general agreement among those who live in the North End and among those, as well, who come to the North End to visit,to deliver goods and services that something soon needs to be done or Hanover Street is going to suffocate on its own success. The lack of parking spaces, confluence of...

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Obituaries 02-22-2011

Carol Settipane-Curran Of Winthrop, formerly of the North End Carol (Chirichiello) Settipane-Curran of Winthrop, formerly of Boston’s North End, died on February 12. She was 60 years old. She was the loving wife of Paul Joseph Curran of Winthrop; cherished daughter of Anna Chirichiello (Puopolo) and the late Rocco Chirichiello; beloved mother of John...

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Hitting the Slopes

Hitting the Slopes

Daniel Agin and Mario Ameno participated in a recent Nazzaro Community Center Ski Trip to Sundown, Connecticut. The next Center Ski Trip is scheduled for Saturday night March 12 to Blue Hills. Call 617-635-5166 for more details.

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First Defilippo Playground Improvement Meeting Held

First Defilippo Playground Improvement Meeting Held

By Phil Orlandella As promised the City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department held its first of three possible meetings to discuss the future of DeFilippo Playground with residents. Cathy Baker Eclips project manager for the City and Tamar Zimmerman from Crosby Schessinger Smallbridge (CSS) discussed the current conditions of the playground and possible improvements...

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NEAD Family Event Draws Hundreds

NEAD Family Event Draws Hundreds

Once again the meeting hall at the Nazzaro Community Center was jam packed with local families for still another North End Against Drugs Family Dinner/Family Talk. The NEAD event is held several times a year to make the community aware of the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse and the affects they have on...

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NEWNC Monthly Meeting Tonight Feb. 15

By Phil Orlandella Four agenda items will be discussed and possibly voted on at tonight’s (Feb. 15) North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council monthly meeting. The meeting was rescheduled from Monday, February 14 to tonight Tuesday, February 15 at 7pm in the Mariners House, 11 North Square because of planned Valentine Day activity in the Nazzaro...

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Banning Smoking in Public Places

Society has come to a place where many of us who might be inclined to light up a cigarette or a cigar in our own homes would be ordered instantly and without regard for protocol, in most instances, to put out the cigarette or the cigar or be asked to leave the house immediately....

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