Monthly Archives: September 2011

Greenway Hosts 9/11 Remembrance

September 20, 2011
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Greenway Hosts 9/11 Remembrance

NEWNC President Donna Freni, a member of the Greenway Leadership Council, recently updated residents on several topics related to the area located along Boston’s Waterfront. “The Greenway sustained very little damage from hurricane Irene,” she said. “Out of more than six hundred trees, the Greenway lost only four, three next to 125 Summer Street...

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World Car Free Day

September 20, 2011
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September 22nd is World Car Free Day. The event promotes improvement of mass transit, cycling and walking, and the development of communities where jobs are closer to home and where shopping is within walking distance. A car free Boston would be a far different place than it is today. A car free North End...

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Local Liquor Licenses Update

September 20, 2011
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Nonna’s Market, 293A North Street has been closed for about a year. The Licensing Board for the City of Boston has scheduled a hearing on an application to transfer the retail beer and wine license to a location outside of the neighborhood. “If transferred there will be ten retail licenses in the North End/Waterfront...

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Clean Streets Committee Sets Goals

September 20, 2011
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Trash, rodents and enforcement were the words echoing through the Nazzaro Community Center Hall at last week’s NEWRA Clean Streets Committee monthly meeting. Residents on several occasions expressed their concerns that there is not enough enforcement in the area to stop household trash from being placed out improperly. Rodent control was another issue of...

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The Expanded Gaming Bill

September 20, 2011
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Last week, the House of Representatives passed a bill allowing expanded gaming in Massachusetts – that is – 3 casinos and a racino with slots. This is about the best bit of business performed for us by the House in quite some time. There is likely to be a casino at Suffolk Downs in...

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Obituaries 09-20-2011

September 20, 2011
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Nicola Crugnale Of Medford, formerly of the North End Nicola Crugnale of Medford, formerly of the North End, died on September 13. He was the beloved husband of Claurinda (Crugnale); devoted father of Euliana Cardone of Medford; loving grandfather of Alfredo Cardone and his wife, Nicolina and Claudia and her husband, Italo; brother of...

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Student Parking

September 13, 2011
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Student Parking

Prince Street was continuously blocked when college students began moving into the North End.

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On Parade

September 13, 2011
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On Parade

North End Stanley Cup Parade with Boston Bruin Andrew Ference.

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NEWRA Committee Sets Sights on Prado

September 13, 2011
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NEWRA Committee Sets Sights on Prado

It appears that members of the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association Parks and Open Spaces Committee are pleased with the work that the Boston Parks Department is doing with the rebuilding of the Snow Hill Street wall which abuts the DeFillippo Playground. The group expressed some concerns about the drainage in the playground but in...

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Hazmat Truck Route Comment Period Open

September 13, 2011
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The North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) is calling on residents to urge MassDOT to put safety first and ban hazmat trucks from passing through Boston Streets. MassDOT is accepting comments until September 23 on the proposal to re-route these vehicles that residents feel is a public safety problem. Address letter to: Thomas J. Broderick,...

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