Monthly Archives: July 2011

Pool Event a Big Success

July 26, 2011
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Pool Event a Big Success

Sponsored by The Highland Street Foundation, Boston Mayor Thomas Menino’s Rockin Pool Party was held at the Boston Center’s Youth Families Mirabella Pool on a hot Sunday afternoon. Hundreds of North End residents, families and pool members attended the summer event that featured a free cookout, swimming games, giveaways and summer programming information. His...

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Picking-up After Dogs Not Occurring in North End

July 26, 2011
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Picking-up After Dogs Not Occurring in North End

Inspectional Service Department for the City of Boston Chief Hearing Officer Michael B. Mackan and Tim McCarthy of Public Works attended the NEWRA Clean Streets Committee monthly meeting and presented information and answered questions relating to North End/Waterfront issues like trash and the dog droppings problem that residents felt has gotten out of hand....

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Community Wants Hazmat Vehicles Re-routed Outside City

July 26, 2011
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A letter of support to re-route hazardous cargo trucks out of Boston, especially the North End/Waterfront narrow and densely populated streets has been forwarded to the State Department of Transportation and the Federal Motor Carrier Administration U.S. Department of Transportation by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association. The letter signed by NEWRA President Stephanie Hogue...

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Two Beer and Wine Licenses on Hold

July 26, 2011
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According to a report issued by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee report two beer and wine requests by local businesses have been rejected without prejudice because licenses were not available at the time. Volle Nolle Restaurant, 351 Hanover Street and Cafe L’il Italy, 178 Salem Street. Both NEWRA...

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DiMasi Waiting to Hear His Fate

July 26, 2011
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On September 8, the North End’s Sal DiMasi will stand in a Federal Courtroom and have a sentence pronounced upon him. It will be, by a wide margin the worst moment of his life. And for those of us who consider him a friend and a good guy, it is a horrible moment coming...

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Rents Up; Sales Down

The real estate marketplace in June and July is sputtering just a bit compared with statistics for the same period last year according to a variety of sources who compile real estate sales information as well as rental information. Sales of existing properties are down about 15 percent and condo sales are down a...

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North End Team Wins 11-1/Tied for Top Spot

A convincing 11-1 victory over North Weymouth placed the North End Suburban team in a virtual 4-1 tie with Pembroke in the Region 1 Division. The game was called due to the slaughter rule after the 4th inning as the North End team led by 10 runs. Thomas Marchi led off the game with...

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Obituaries 07-26-2011

Giovanna Falcucci Of Revere, formerly of the North End Giovanna (Rinaldo) Falcucci of Revere, formerly of the North End, died on July 18 following a long illness at the Don Orione Nursing Center of East Boston. She was 81 years old. A Revere resident for more than 25 years, she came to the United...

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Painting the Town…

Painting the Town…

There is something timeless about coming across a watercolor artist in the park. This talented woman was concentrating on the Christopher Columbus Park scene she was creating.

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Council Supports Three Requests

July 19, 2011
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Three voting requests were on the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center on Monday July 11 at 7pm. Proposals included a legal occupancy change, a request for take-out and an emergency egress issue. In addition, Boston Bikes Program presented plans for a bike lane along Atlantic Avenue and...

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