Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Big Chill

The Big Chill

Freezing temperatures, snow accumulation and forecasts for more of the same might have most people shutting in until spring, but for the Nazzaro Center ski program, winter weather is wonderful.  The center, in partnership with the North End Athletic Assoc. (NEAA) and Youth Enrichment Services (YES) has just returned from a trip to Loon...

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Three Choices to Improve BPS Offered

Last Wednesday the Boston Public School Department (BPS) presented the External Advisory Committee (EAC) on School Choice’s results for an improved school choice system. At the meeting members of the EAC said they will be looking at three options for school choice. The three options are a ten-zone option, and two home-based options that...

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NEWNC Survey Targets Trash/Recycling

January 29, 2013
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North End residents are being asked to take a very brief survey regarding how to improve the trash pickup and recycling procedures in the community. The survey is being conducted by the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) on its website www.newncboston.org. Questions posed on the survey ask about residents preferences for the number of...

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Boston Police to Hold Public Safety Meeting

January 29, 2013
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District A-1 Boston Police will hold its monthly Public Safety meeting on Thursday, February 7 at 6:30pm at the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. Commanding Officer Captain Thomas Lee, Sergeant Tom Lema and Officer Ted Boyle will update residents on the past 30 days crime statistics. Police will also address questions and...

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The Way of the Future

In the days before Proposition 2 ½ crippled local cities and towns, the thought of having private funds being raised to maintain and improve public recreational spaces would have been considered ludicrous.  However as the expression goes: that was then and this is now. What brings this to mind is the recent positive local...

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Obituaries 01-29-2013

Anna Edelstein Travel Was Her Passion Anna P. (Sutera) Edelstein of Revere died on January 17. She was 83 years old. Anna’s passion was travel. She toured several countries and loved to share stories of her journeys with family and friends. The beloved wife of Marvin Edelstein, she leaves her niece Lucy Giorgio-Pirkey and...

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RUFF Forced to Abandon Gassy Levels Clean-up

January 22, 2013
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RUFF Forced to Abandon Gassy Levels Clean-up

While RUFF is still awaiting its non-profit status the community group is planning potential fundraising events anticipating approval from the Federal Government. The group conducts monthly meetings at the Nazzaro Community Center, besides establishing fundraisers is attempting to put together events for members like a Doggie Play, where local pooches can get together and...

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Neighborhood Council Supports Full Liquor License

January 22, 2013
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Neighborhood Council Supports Full Liquor License

By a vote of 8-1, the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) supported a request by Gerry Riccio for a full liquor license at Gennaro’s 5 North Square Restaurant, 5 North Square. At this time there is no license available. Earlier, at the monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center, Boston Police District A-1...

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Police Arrest Suspect for Church Break-in

January 22, 2013
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A 37 year old man was arrested on the morning of Tuesday, January 14 for breaking and entering of St. Leonard Church on Hanover Street according to District A-1 Boston Police Captain Thomas Lee. The area commanding officer said, “Detectives executed a warrant on Richard Shiner and recommended he be held in custody.” As...

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NEWRA Committee Supports Liquor License Transfer

January 22, 2013
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Two letters, of no objection, were sent to the Licensing Board by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee regarding local requests, according to committee co-chair David Kubiak. The committee determined that the applicant, Frank DePasquale, has complied with NEWRA’s Notification Policy and that no significant neighbor concern or significant impact...

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