Monthly Archives: October 2011

NEWRA Supports Take out Restaurant/Elects Officers

October 18, 2011
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NEWRA Supports Take out Restaurant/Elects Officers

Besides the election of officers, the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association voted 29-1 to allow Philip Consolo to change the first floor of the formerly LuLu’s and Lyndell’s Bakery at 227 Hanover Street to a small take out restaurant “Hot Tomatoes” and to obtain a 7-Day Common C.V. license for retail food service. Attorney Daniel...

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Small Fry Basketball Registration Underway

October 18, 2011
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Small Fry Basketball Registration Underway

The popular North End Athletic Association/Nazzaro Community Center Small Fry Basketball League for boys and girls is underway at the Center located at 30 North Bennet Street for several age groups. Players ages 5-14 will play Friday evenings, Saturday mornings and afternoons. A full schedule will be made available shortly. There will also be...

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And Speaking of Crime … Statistics

The North End has the enviable distinction of being Boston’s safest neighborhood. And so it did not come as a surprise that statistics released by the Boston Police Department last week revealed that crime is down substantially this year as compared with the same period for last year. Across the board, everything was down....

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Worth the Wait

The special memorial dedication held two weeks ago in honor of Boston’s first Italian/American policeman killed in the line of duty was a long time coming. Even in a world where it sometimes takes years to bestow honors on those who deserve them, the honor bestowed upon Patrolman Andrew Cuneo was a wait of...

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Obituaries 10-18-2011

Phyllis DeNictolis Boston Parking Officer Phyllis DeNictolis of Boston’s North End died on October 11. She was 62 years old. Mrs. DeNictolis worked as a parking officer for the City of Boston and was a long-time member of Madonna Dellacava Women’s Society. She leaves her loving son, Vincent DeNictolis and his father, Michael DeNictolis,...

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Three Requests on ZLC Committee Agenda

October 18, 2011
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Three requests will be discussed at the next NEWRA Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee meeting. A new owner is seeking to take over G’Vanni Restaurant located at 2A Prince Street and is seeking the transfer of the business and C.V. Malt and Wine License with Cordials to operate at the same location. Frank DePasquale...

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Crime Statistics Down 15% in North End

October 11, 2011
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Crime Statistics Down 15% in North End

District A-1 Commanding Officer Captain Bernard O’Rourke told North End/Waterfront residents, at a recent Public Safety Committee meeting, that crime in the neighborhood was down fifteen percent on a year to year basis. He also pointed out that residents need to call 911 immediately for police to respond in a timely manner. See something…Say...

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Columbus Day Parade and Other Activities Held

October 11, 2011
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Columbus Day Parade and Other Activities Held

The parade was held on this side of the Summer/Callahan Tunnels this year with the annual parade making its way through the North End/Waterfront community. Before the parade the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park held many activities at the popular public facility. Some of the activities included games, face painting and much more.

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Memorial Dedication Held in Honor of the 1st Italian American Boston Patrolman Killed in the Line of Duty

October 11, 2011
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Memorial Dedication Held in Honor of the 1st Italian American Boston Patrolman Killed in the Line of Duty

A special memorial dedication was held last week in the Paul Revere Mall (Prado) in honor of Patrolman Andrew B. Cuneo who back in 1921 was the first Italian American Boston Police Officer killed in the line of duty attempting to disarm a man of Hanover Street. While in the North End, Officer Cuneo...

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NEWNC Monthly Meeting Set for October 12

October 11, 2011
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Tomorrow night’s North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council monthly meeting (Oct. 12) agenda includes a presentation by Boston Water and Sewer Commission on an upcoming project in the neighborhood. The community meeting will also contain three voting items. Hanover Street Nominee Trust has filed applications with the City of Boston Board of Appeal seeking to subdivide...

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