Monthly Archives: April 2012

Marathon Weekend

April 24, 2012
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Marathon Weekend

Local families took advantage of the warm weather during the Marathon weekend visiting the kid’s play area at Langone Park.

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Several Beer/Wine Licenses Sought

April 24, 2012
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Tonight’s (4/24/12) North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee monthly meeting has four agenda items relating to beer and wine licenses, opening of an ice cream store and take-out for a new restaurant. Information obtained from this committee meeting will be referred to NEWRA’s monthly committee meeting scheduled for Thursday May 10...

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North End Restaurant Week Attracts Thousands

April 24, 2012
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North End Restaurant Week Attracts Thousands

“A huge success”. That is the way North End Chamber of Commerce Chairman Frank DePasquale described the 2012 North End Restaurant Week which attracted thousands of patrons to this very popular yearly event. “The total effort put into Restaurant Week was overwhelming and the results were overwhelming as well,” DePasquale said. “The North End...

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Residents Register Trash Complaints at Public Meeting

April 24, 2012
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Residents Register Trash Complaints at Public Meeting

Like District A-1 Boston Police Captain Thomas Lee, Assistant to the Department of Public Works Commissioner Frank O’Brien, was hammered by residents at the NEWRA Public Safety Committee meeting held at the Nazzaro Community Center last week. Instead of crime, O’Brien was the target of what residents called dirty streets and sidewalks relating to...

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The Future of Hanover Street

Much has been talked about throughout the neighborhood recently about what exact changes will be coming to Hanover Street before the end of the decade. Important here is that nothing has gone beyond the discussion level so far and should not without all parties who find Hanover Street important to their lives having a...

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Obituaries 04-24-2012

Philip Lamonaca Of Randolph, formerly of the North End Philip A. Lamonaca of Randolph, formerly of Boston’s North End, died on April 17. He was 72 years old. He was the cherished son of the late Joseph and Linda (Fusco) LaMonaca; loving husband of Bridget (McBride) LaMonaca; beloved father of Lisa Blakely and her...

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Invasion of the Greenway, by Pillows

Invasion of the Greenway, by Pillows

Beds around the world went pillow-less last weekend. Saturday was International Pillow Fight Day, and in cities from London to Taiwan, parks filled with flash mobs armed with the seemingly innocent household object in every shape size and color. Bostonians celebrated the invasion of fluff and feathers on the North End’s Rose Kennedy Greenway-...

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Community Group Supports Two Requests

Community Group Supports Two Requests

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association gave broad support to two new businesses planning to open in the North End. The group also heard legislative reform proposals regarding the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and management of the Greenway parks. The membership meeting was held on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at the Nazzaro...

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Community Election Set for May 19

April 17, 2012
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It’s that time of the year again for the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council to conduct its annual community election. This year, six of twelve council seats are open for two-year terms. Elections will be held at the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street on Saturday May 19 from 9am-2pm. All ballots will be...

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Residents Call for North End Crime Watch

April 17, 2012
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Stemming from a recent North End Public Safety meeting, where residents expressed concerns regarding what they called a deteriorating quality of life situation, called for more police in the neighborhood. Captain Thomas Lee Commanding Officer of District A-1 Boston Police quickly responded with the request and placed extra police officers on Hanover Street. At...

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