Monthly Archives: December 2012

Committee Discusses Local Parks and Playgrounds Needing Repairs

December 11, 2012
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Much needed repairs to Copps Hill Terrace located between Commercial and Charter Streets was one of several topics addressed at last week’s NEWRA Parks and Open Spaces Committee monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. Reportedly, the Terrace, listed on the National Register, is in need of wall repairs, tree pruning and lighting....

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50,000 Lights Illuminate Columbus Park

December 4, 2012
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50,000 Lights Illuminate Columbus Park

Close to a thousand people attended the 10th Friends of Christopher Columbus Park holiday tradition lighting of the park’s trellises at a cost of $25,000. Michael Galvin, The City’s Chief of Public Property, on behalf of Mayor Thomas Menino threw the switch to transform the popular and well used park into a holiday wonderland....

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Local Soccer Teams Compete in South End

December 4, 2012
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Local Soccer Teams Compete in South End

Boys and girls ages 9-11 North End Athletic Association Soccer Teams recently ventured to the South End to compete against teams from that neighborhood. “This is the second time these two neighborhoods have gotten together to played a few games,” NEAA Soccer Director John Romano said. While the North End boys team lost 6-0...

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Committee Addresses Roof Deck Expansion

December 4, 2012
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Proposals to expand a head house and the purchase of a restaurant were discussed at the last NEWRA Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee meeting held at the Mariners House in North Square. 50 Snow Hill Street, David Thyresson has filed an appeal for zoning relief to expand the existing head house on the roof...

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Lovejoy Wharf Development Public Hearing Held

December 4, 2012
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) recently conducted a public hearing at City Hall regarding the development of Lovejoy Wharf proposing the rehabilitation of the existing 160 North Washington Street building into office space and the existing 131 Beverly Street building into residential apartments. The ground floors of the two buildings will continue to be...

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Mayor Menino

No matter where any Boston resident goes, the talk ultimately turns to the health and future of Mayor Thomas Menino, who has been hospitalized for the last five weeks and is now at the Spaulding Rehab Center.  This Sunday, parishioners at St. Cecilia’s in the Back Bay included the Mayor in their prayer of...

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Obituaries 12-04-2012

Salvatore Anastasi Of Revere, formerly of the North End Salvatore J. Anastasi of Revere, formerly of Boston’s North End, died on November 26. He was 62 years old. He was the cherished son of the late Nancy (Esposito) and John Anastasi; loving brother of Louise DeCristoforo and her husband, Joseph and Donna DeCotis and...

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