Monthly Archives: October 2012

Nice Day for a Ride…lunch

Nice Day for a Ride…lunch

Motorcyclist parked their motorcycles in the North End on a Saturday afternoon to have lunch.

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Boston Blooms : Friends of North End Parks to Fund 10,000 Daffodil Bulbs

Boston Blooms : Friends of North End Parks to Fund 10,000 Daffodil Bulbs

Boston will bloom, next  Spring with its Greenway resplendent in daffodils and crocuses, later a cornucopia of perennials and their colors thanks to the efforts of Mayor Thomas Menino, his “Boston Blooms” program and hundreds of volunteers and funding from the North End “Friends of North End Parks” (FOTNEP). City Parks throughout Boston are...

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Neighborhood Group Wants Representation

October 30, 2012
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Last September the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) advertised the Request For Proposals for planning services associated with the development of a new waterfront plan and Municipal Harbor Plan for the downtown waterfront area and for re-zoning of the corridor along the Greenway. Reportedly, the BRA received proposals in October and expects to select a...

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Friends to Hold Casino Night Fundraiser

October 30, 2012
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It’s that time of the year when the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) put together its annual fundraiser to support park projects throughout the year. This year FOCCP have organized a “Casino Night” at the Marriott Long Wharf Hotel, Harbor View Ballroom with a cocktail hour, a silent auction, heavy hors d’oeuvres, gaming...

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Working Sessions to Be Held on Noise Ordinance

October 30, 2012
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Responding to his constituents concerns regarding loud noise parties and disorderly groups in the North End, Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina has filed an Ordinance relating to noise control in the City of Boston. North End/Waterfront residents have been complaining for a long time about the loud parties in apartments and rooftops that continue...

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Community Group Creates Liquor License Policy

October 30, 2012
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In an attempt to ensure businesses holding beer, wine, cordials and full liquor licenses individually and collectively will not cause harm to abutters or the neighborhood, the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association has adopted a policy limiting the number of licenses in the community to 91. This is a NEWRA policy not a Licensing Board...

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Boston Police Public Safety Meeting-nov. 1

October 30, 2012
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District A-1 Boston Police will hold its annual Public Safety Committee monthly meeting to advise residents of crime statistics that occurred over the past 30 days. Police will also offer crime related prevention tips, address community concerns and listen to residents suggestions. The meeting offers the public first hand information and the opportunity to...

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Be Sure to Vote : It’s Your Choice….and It’s a Big One

The pundits have proclaimed that the upcoming Presidential election presents the starkest contrast between the candidates of the major parties in generations. And for once, we agree with the pundits. The gaping chasm separating Democratic President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney on virtually every issue facing our nation, and their vision...

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Obituaries 10-30-2012

Rose Lunetta North End Resident Rose (Rossetti) Lunetta of the North End of Boston died on Octobert 16. She was the loving mother of James and his wife, Gina Lunetta of Virginia and loving sister of Evelyn Capone of Winchester and the late Mary DiGiovani, Frank Rossetti, Angelina Gallardo, Esther Gomes, Benny Rossetti, Connie...

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Eliot School Celebrates 300th Anniversary

October 23, 2012
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Eliot School Celebrates 300th Anniversary

Hundreds of students, families, facility, friends and elected officials were on hand last Saturday at the Prado and the school’s play area to celebrate the popular school’s 300th anniversary and their eventual movement to the North Bennet Street School for additional class space.

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