Monthly Archives: November 2012

Committee Has Concerns on Some Proposals

November 20, 2012
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NEWRA Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee is now under the understanding that the owner of 7 Baldwin Place, Dr. Anthony Bova and the abutter on Noyes Place, Maryanne D’Amato are expected to discuss the development plans that affect the abutter’s property. When NEWRA was informed that the owner of 7 Baldwin Place had not...

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Beautification Committee Plans Holiday Events

November 20, 2012
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The North End Beautification Committee (NEBC) will hold a Tree Lighting and a surprise visit from the jolly old gent from the North Pole, Santa himself, according to committee member Patricia Thiboutot. This special holiday event will be held at the corner of Cross and Hanover Streets on Friday, December 7 from 6-7:30pm. Thiboutot...

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Thanksgiving 2012

This Thanksgiving, as we pause to reflect, there are mixed signs of where we as a nation are headed.  First for the good news: The presidential election showed more minorities participated in the voting process. The home mortgage crisis that triggered the real estate free fall of price values has seen stabilization and housing...

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Committee to Discuss Four Agenda Items

November 20, 2012
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Four agenda items are scheduled for review and discussion at the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee  November 27 monthly meeting scheduled for 7pm at the Mariners House, 11 North Square. 1.Head house extension plans. 2.The procedures involved in the purchase a restaurant. NEWRA policies on liquor licenses and neighbor notification...

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The Younger Seniors Halloween Party

The Younger Seniors Halloween Party

On Wednesday 10/31 Ida DePasguale and her team held a Halloween Party for over 50 members of the club. In attendance were State Representative Aaron Michlewitz and State Senator Anthony Petruccelli. A wonderful luncheon with food from Spinelli’s and a huge cake from Mike’s Pastry and a costume contest were part of the festivities....

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Local Mom, Nazzaro Center Team Up for Charity

Local Mom, Nazzaro Center Team Up for Charity

North End resident and Nazzaro mother Maria Shea teamed up with the Nazzaro Center to raise $2,000 for the Red Sox Foundation, the entity set up by the baseball team which supports, amongst other things, the Jimmy Fund and the Dana-Farber Institute. Ms Shea signed on as one member of the Red Sox team...

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Controversial Proposal Withdrawn at Next Community Meeting

November 13, 2012
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A controversial proposal relating to 3 Wiget and 92-96 Salem Street will be withdrawn at the December 11 Zoning Board of Appeal public hearing in an attempt to work with abutters who have registered numerous verbal and letters of opposition. Surprisingly, the owner’s representative made the announcement at last week’s North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association...

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Council to Address Six Requests

November 13, 2012
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Six agenda items will be discussed and possibly voted on at the next North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) monthly meeting scheduled for Thursday, November 15 at 7pm in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. NEWNC President Stephen Passacantilli encourages all residents to attend and express their opinions or to just learn of...

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NE Voters Helped the Democrats Win

The North End was no different than the rest of the city and came out big for President Barack Obama and helped hand him the state’s 11 Electoral votes on his road to reelection last Tuesday against former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. Sixty-three percent of North End voters supported Obama over Romney during the...

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Veteran’s Day

This past weekend Americans stopped to remember the veterans of the wars in which we as a country have been engaged. Our debt to these men and women can never be repaid for their service.  For those of us, who never have been in the heat of battle, heard the terrifying sounds of bullets...

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