Monthly Archives: May 2012

Police Set Loud Noise/Disorderly Goals

May 23, 2012
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In a letter to North End/Waterfront residents, Area A-1 Boston Police Commanding Officer Thomas Lee outlined goals to deal with loud noise and disorderly issues, that residents have made him and his Community Service Officers Sergeant Tom Lema and Officer Ted Boyle, aware of. Listed below are several goals police will undertake to respond...

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The Weekend in Review

The crowds were bigger. The lines were longer. The parking was more difficult but the feeling all in all in the North End was that this is a neighborhood to relish and to enjoy, with everyone mixing together, with virtually no crime or ugly scenes on a picture postcard late Spring New England weekend....

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Obituaries 05-22-2012

Mario Parlante Of Revere, formerly of the North End Mario Parlante of Revere, formerly of the North End of Boston, died on May 14. He was the loving father of Carmela Julianello of Medford, Donna DelViscovo of Winthrop, Elean Sanfilippo of Throop, PA and the late Frank Parlante; beloved grandfather of 10, great grandfather...

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Four Building Proposals Submitted for Parcel 9

May 23, 2012
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Four building proposals have been submitted to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) for the development of the vacant parcel known as Central Artery “Parcel 9″, located between the Greenway Park Parcel 10 and the section of Blackstone Street used by the Haymarket push cart vendors. All four proposals have been presented to residents...

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Franklin Park Exhibit

Franklin Park Exhibit

Zoorassic Park a new Franklin Park exhibit will open on May 26. The exhibit is an animatronic dinosaur display that will transport visitors back to prehistoric times

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Completion of a Market District Discussed

Completion of a Market District Discussed

Many North End residents, Bostonians, and visitor alike pass by the triangular segment of land sandwiched in-between Blackstone Street and the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway, known as Parcel 9. The vacated triangle, owned by Massachusetts department of Transportation (MassDOT) is highly coveted real estate. Developers contesting for the petite 43,139 square foot parcel -just...

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NEWRA Flirts with Relevancy Following Shaky Meetings

Last week’s often contentious North End Waterfront Residents’ Association meeting devolved from something supposed to be mirroring a fair and organized forum into something unfair, disorganized and so blatantly personalized by some of the parties present there, that NEWRA officials would do well to take a much closer look at itself and where it...

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Obituaries 05-15-2012

Francesco Mammoli Of Norwood, formerly of the North End Francesco A. Mammoli of Norwood, formerly of the North End of Boston, died on May 3. He was 56 years old. The cherished son of the late Michele and Caterina (Zmak) Mammoli, he leaves his brothers John and Lawrence Mammoli, and his sister Luisa (Mammoli)...

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Neighborhood Watch Kickoff Meeting

May 15, 2012
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North End/Waterfront residents have been calling for the creation of a Neighborhood Watch Program at several Boston Police/North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council Public Safety meetings. On many other occasions the called for a Neighborhood Watch Program has been expressed over and over again. In the past several attempts to form what was then called a...

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Yes to One Liquor License: No to Another

May 15, 2012
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Last week’s North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting began with discussions on Hanover Street congestion. Both vehicle and pedestrian traffic problems were presented by NEWRA members and other residents in attendance. Many residents liked the idea of designation areas for truck deliveries and valet parking. They also thought having delivery trucks dropping off...

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