Monthly Archives: June 2012

Mayor Holds Coffee Hour/ Dedicates Tot Lot

Mayor Holds Coffee Hour/ Dedicates Tot Lot

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino was in the North End last week holding his annual Coffee Hour and dedication of the new Tot Lot in DiFilippo Playground on Prince Street.

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ZLC Committee Meets Tonight June 26

June 26, 2012
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ZLC Committee Meets Tonight June 26

Three agenda items are scheduled to be discussed at tonight’s (6/26/12) monthly meeting of NEWRA Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee starting at 7pm at the Mariners House, 11 North Square. The Mendoza family, all North End residents, have applied to the Licensing Board to add cordials to the existing malt and wine license at...

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Undefeated Cardinals Win NEAA Playoffs

June 26, 2012
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The Saint Agrippina Cardinals won the NEAA little league championship, capping off the best season of the NEAA only league.  The Cardinals won all ten regular season games and followed that up by winning all three of their playoff games. The game started off poorly for the Cardinals, as the Tigers scored five runs...

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Board to Decide on Salem Street License

June 26, 2012
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Cafe Lil Italy’s proposal to the Licensing Board for the City of Boston for a new Malt/Wine and Liqueurs License will be heard by the Board at a public hearing on Wednesday, June 29 at 10am in Boston City Hall, Room 809A. The Cafe is located across the street from the Old North Church...

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Baldwin Place One-story Addition Proposed

June 26, 2012
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An appeal for zoning relief to change the legal occupancy at 7 Baldwin Place has been filed by Anthony Bova to the City of Boston Board of Appeal with a scheduled hearing on Tuesday, August 7. The applicant seeks to change the property from five residential apartments to six residential apartments, adding a one-story...

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A Time to Punish and a Time to Forgive

Recent news that the North End’s Sal DiMasi has been diagnosed by prison doctors with stage four cancer is sobering and depressing at the same time. It is more depressing than sobering. It makes the tragedy and the reality of his incarceration that much harder to comprehend. Di Masi was convicted of conspiracy and...

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Pedicab Tour

Pedicab Tour

There are walking tours, bicycle tours, Segway tours through the North End, now there are Pedi Cab tours as well.

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Council Elects Passacantilli President

June 21, 2012
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Council Elects Passacantilli President

The first monthly meeting, June 11, of the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council with six new elected members elected officers. Elected were: President Stephen Passacantilli, Vice-President Jonathan Sproul and Secretary Bill Lane. The other Council members are: Marie Simboli, Philip Frattaroli, Tony Gilardi, David Marx, Jorge Mendoza, John Premon, Gennaro Riccio, Anne Devlin Tagliaferro and...

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Resident is Posting Trash/Loud Noise Signs

June 21, 2012
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Marie Montemorano has taken the initiative to deal with the loud noise and household trash issues in the North End. A life-long resident, Marie has decided to remind abusers in the neighborhood to wake up and smell the coffee by being good neighbors. Marie, a very out spoken person and community activist, has posted...

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Council Elects Officers/Votes on Several Requests

June 21, 2012
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The first order of business at the last North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council monthly meeting was to announce the election of officers. Elected were: President Stephen Passacantilli, Vice President Jonathan Sproul and Secretary Bill Lane. Passacantilli reported that Councilor Sal LaMattina is filing a nuisance ordinance that will allow the City to fine tenants for...

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