Monthly Archives: May 2012

Community Council Election-may 19

May 15, 2012
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While only six residents filed nomination papers for six available seats on the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council, NEWNC annual election will take place even though all six candidates will be victorious securing a two-year term on the Council. NEWNC decided to hold the election because of the possibility of write-in candidate votes. The community...

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Seasonal Sidewalks and Hanover Street

May 9, 2012
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Seasonal Sidewalks and Hanover Street

The newest idea city planners and civil engineers have suggested for Hanover Street are seasonal sidewalks – that is – sidewalks that extend to the extent that parked cars are removed from the equation on Hanover Street during the spring summer and early fall. Extended sidewalks allow for dining on sidewalks, one of the...

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Parcel 9 Comment Period Set

May 9, 2012
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MassDOT will be accepting public comment on the four proposals received for the development of Parcel 9 in the North End. The 30-day public comment period runs through June 3. Parcel 9 is located between the John Fitzgerald Surface Road and Blackstone Market near the Haymarket Pushcart vendors area. Four proposals have been received...

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Loud Noise Topic at Public Safety Meeting

Last week’s North End Public Safety meeting with Boston Police wasn’t as hostile as the month before. It was probably a 2.2 on the richter scale but it did pose some challenges regarding noise, noise and more noise. There was also talk of creating a Neighborhood Watch, which has been attempted several times in...

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Voices of Discontent Must Be Understood

Another very contentious neighborhood meeting last week brought out a gathering of residents, many of them angry and frustrated by noise, drunkenness, unruliness and all forms of behavior that impose upon the quality of life that most residents living in the North End deserve and demand. There were a number of very unhappy residents...

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Obituaries 05-08-2012

Anthony Leo Of Stoneham, formerly of the North End Anthony V. Leo of Stoneham, formerly of Medford and Boston’s North End, died on April 28. He was 84 years old. He was the beloved husband of Clara F. (Biagioni); devoted father of Kathryn J. Leo-Nyquist and her husband, David of Shelburne, VT; Patricia Leo...

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Loud Noise Topic at Public Safety Meeting

May 9, 2012
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Last week’s North End Public Safety meeting with Boston Police wasn’t as hostile as the month before. It was probably a 2.2 on the richter scale but it did pose some challenges regarding noise, noise and more noise. There was also talk of creating a Neighborhood Watch, which has been attempted several times in...

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Honors Walkway Library Benefit Program Continues

May 2, 2012
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Honors Walkway Library Benefit Program Continues

The Friends of the North End Library are once again taking orders for Phase II of the Honors Walkway program which entails placing a brick with a message on the floor in the library located at 25 Parmenter. The community project is geared toward raising funds for the many programs, projects and activities at...

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Baseball Opening Day: a Grand Slam

May 2, 2012
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Baseball Opening Day: a Grand Slam

It was Opening Day last Saturday for the North End Athletic Association 2012 Baseball Season. Two Minor League and games were played before the official ceremony took place and two Major League games were played following the ceremony. This season the league honored the late Robert “Bobby” Simboli for his many years of service...

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Community Celebration Held in Prado

May 2, 2012
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Community Celebration Held in Prado

Hundreds of people turned out for the North End Community Celebration of the placement of the Paul Revere Statue, its sculptor Cyrus Dallin and the historical park the community has labeled the “Prado”. The idea of this neighborhood and historical event started with a suggestion by David Kubiak and members of the NEWRA Parks...

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