Monthly Archives: February 2013

Bingo for Prizes Supports Local Marathon Runner

February 19, 2013
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Bingo for Prizes Supports Local Marathon Runner

BINGO was the lucky word at the Nazzaro Community Center as a benefit fundraiser was held to support a local Marathon runner who will run the 26.2 Boston Marathon route this April in support of the Red Sox Foundation. North End resident Maria Shea will participate in the 117th Boston Marathon honoring her dear...

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Residents’ Association Opposes New Full Liquor License

February 19, 2013
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Residents’ Association Opposes New Full Liquor License

Three voting items were scheduled on the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association monthly meeting held at the Nazzaro Community Center last Thursday, attended by over one hundred people. Just before the meeting started NEWRA President Jim Salini handed out roses for Valentine Day to all the female members. In addition members of RUFF handed out...

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28 Local Eateries Participating in Restaurant Week Boston

February 19, 2013
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Twenty-eight North End/Waterfront restaurants will participate in Restaurant Week Boston scheduled for March 17-22 and March 24-29. They will join 200 of the region’s best restaurant that are participating in this popular annual March event which attracts thousands of customers to the still wallet friendly dining experience. Diners can take advantage of prix fixe,...

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NEMPAC Undergoes Changes

NEMPAC has undergone a number of changes in the last month. Matt Black, my predecessor, stepped down as President after 13 years of involvement with NEMPAC, during which time he created our website, designed our logo and worked tirelessly producing the NEMPAC plays. Becca Griffin has also stepped down from the organization. During her...

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NEWNC Monthly Meeting Rescheduled

February 19, 2013
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Due to blizzard related issues the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council monthly meeting at the Nazzaro Community Center was cancelled. The public community meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, February 25 at 7pm at the Center, according to NEWNC President Stephen Passacantilli. AGENDA Frances Lauria wants to change the legal occupancy at 420 Commercial Street...

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Fewer Taxpayers File for Abatements

Despite an increase in property tax bills and assessed property values for fiscal year 2013 there have been fewer abatements filed so far this year when compared to 2010. The cutoff date to file abatement with the City of Boston’s Accessing Department was February 1 and to date only 2,200 abatements have been filed....

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Mechanical Street Cleaning is Working

Mechanical Street Cleaning will begin this coming March, but in order for the City to do the job right residents must move their vehicles at the designated times. Boston Public Works will be sending out all sorts of communications reminding residents when vehicles have to be moved. In addition street signage will convey the...

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Your Vote is Your Voice-Register

Still another US Senate race is just around the corner this coming April 2013.Candidates will be squaring-off to attempt to win the seat left open when former US Senator John Kerry was appointed Secretary of State by President Barrack Obama and confirmed by Congress. Unregistered voters who want to participate in the upcoming election...

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One for the Record Books

One for the Record Books

It was one for the record books and the North End / Waterfront took the brunt with trouble clearing the snow from the narrow streets and the wind off the harbor creating huge drifts. Yet, folks seemed to take it all in stride and enjoyed the beauty of the scene while the kids had...

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Rep. Michlewitz Appointed to Remain as Chair the Joint Committee on Public Service

Rep. Michlewitz Appointed to Remain as Chair the Joint Committee on Public Service

North End State Representative Aaron Michlewitz has again been appointed to chair the Joint Committee on Public Service. House Speaker Robert DeLeo made the appointment last week. Michlewitz, 34, a lifelong North Ender and rising star in the House was first appointed to the post by DeLeo in 2011. The committee that Michlewitz chairs...

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