Monthly Archives: May 2012

Neighborhood Watch Discussion at Public Safety Meeting

May 31, 2012
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Neighborhood Watch Discussion at Public Safety Meeting

One of the big topics at the next NEWNC, Boston Police Public Safety meeting will be the possible formation of a Neighborhood Watch Program in the North End/Waterfront community. Carolyn MacNeil, Director of Neighborhood Watch Program for the Boston Police, will be at the public meeting to discuss what the program entails and how...

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North End Resident Runs for Cancer Society

May 31, 2012
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North End Resident Runs for Cancer Society

Jenna Pettinicchi of the North End participated in Boston’s Run to Remember Half Marathon as an American Cancer Society DetermiNation athlete in memory of a loved one. Pettinicchi dedicated her efforts on behalf of three special women in her life who have all been touched by cancer. Her mom, grandmother and aunt were all...

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New Hazmat Truck Rules Established

May 31, 2012
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Months ago residents of the North End/Waterfront community, based on the number of hazmat trucks buzzing up and down neighborhood streets, publically declared this situation a major public safety problem and organized the North End/Waterfront Hazmat Task Force to try to stop what they felt was an accident waiting to happen. Several meetings were...

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ZLC Committee Meeting Tonight-may 29

May 31, 2012
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Three agenda items, updates and other business will be addressed at the next North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee monthly meeting being held tonight, Tuesday, May 29 at 7pm in the Mariners House, 11 North Square. Zoning Appeals and License Applications 216 Hanover Street, Improv Asylum, Norm Laviolette has applied to...

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The Summer of 2012

It is impossible to know what awaits us at the beginning of another summer of our lives. With Memorial Day past us, the mystery of the coming summer is upon us in full force. The death last week of Robin Gibb brought to mind the four or five summers of our lives when disco...

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Sports 05-29-2012

Indians beat Cubs The Indians and Cubs played a very entertaining game last night.  The Indians scored 6 runs in the first inning on a walk by Vinny Coppola a single by Jase Cherchi a two run triple by Nick Shea who stole home a walk to Zach Taieb a base hit by Antonio...

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Obituaries 05-29-2012

Grace Pace Clothing Designer, Owned Styles N’Fashion in Everett Grace M. (Squatrito) Pace of Lynnfield, formerly of Everett, died unexpectedly on May 17 in the Union Hospital in Lynn. She was 80 years old. Born in the North End of Boston, she lived in Everett for many years before moving to Lynnfield. She was a...

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Healing on the Prado

Healing on the Prado

This North End resident found the perfect spot to keep her leg elevated while she recovers from a running injury.

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Council Supports Four Local Requests

May 23, 2012
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Council Supports Four Local Requests

Members of the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) presented their president Donna Freni with a plaque thanking her for her service to the Council and the community. Freni has decided not to seek another two-year term on the Council for personal reasons but she vowed to return. NEWNC resident and Traffic Committee Chair Ryan...

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Mayor Produces Deal for North Street Property

May 23, 2012
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North End residents on many occasions expressed their concerns regarding possibly losing the North Bennet Street School and the much needed expansion of probably the best public school in Boston, The Eliot School on Charter Street. NBSS has told the community that unless they find a bigger space to operate their classes they would...

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