Monthly Archives: March 2013

Animal Health Clinic Held in North End

Animal Health Clinic Held in North End

Tim and Carmelo from RUFF.

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Six-story Cooper Street Building Proposed

March 26, 2013
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Six-story Cooper Street Building Proposed

Nine Cooper Street is the potential site of a new six-story building that will be fifty-five feet high, the limitation imposed in the North End. The owner, Elaine DiGangi has proposed six units of rental apartments of which the top two floors will be owner occupied and a roof-deck which will only be used...

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NEWRA/NEWNC Differ on Requests

March 26, 2013
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NEWRA/NEWNC Differ on Requests

A request by Billy Tse Restaurant to open a street sidewalk patio (20 seats) at 240 Commercial Street has one community group supporting the request and the other opposing it. The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council by a vote of 5-3 voted not to oppose the restaurant change. The North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association by a...

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Two Parcel 9 Proposals Presented at Public Meeting

March 26, 2013
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Two final proposals for the development of Parcel 9 in the Blackstone District were presented at a public meeting held last week in the Mariners House in North Square. A joint venture between Cresset Group and DeNormandie Companies and Normandy Real  Estate Partners for the parcel development were revealed to the Parcel 7 and...

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North End Beautification Committee Making Things Happen

Local groups and leaders, elected officials, residents and the business community should jump on the North End Beautification Committee’s band wagon. While the neighborhood group is currently seeking non-profit status, it continues to service the community in many ways. The Committee’s goal and/or mission is to work closely with all parties within the community...

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Residents Need to Attend MassDOT Public Meeting

A very important public meeting regarding the MassDOT owned Callahan Tunnel Vent Building on North Street will be held tomorrow Wednesday, March 27 at 6pm in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. At this meeting both MassDOT and the contractor will present and explain the much needed rehabilitation project that will have...

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Obituaries 03-26-2013

Sara Favuzza Federal Reserve Bank Retiree Sara G. Favuzza, a retiree of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and a lifelong resident of the North End, passed away peacefully on March 7. She is survived by her sister, Gloria Cimino and her husband, Joseph. She will be missed by all who knew her.  

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Long Awaited Downtown School Announcement at 585 Commercial Street

Long Awaited Downtown School  Announcement at 585 Commercial Street

It was a celebratory mood at Friday’s official announcement by Mayor Tom Menino that the City of Boston is acquiring the North End / Waterfront property at 585 Commercial Street to be renovated for a new K-8 public school in Downtown Boston. Since the news came out yesterday, it was disclosed that the City’s...

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NEWNC Says No to New Restaurant with Takeout Service

March 19, 2013
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Due to several unanswered questions dealing with the vent system, parking and other items, the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) voted 5-3 to oppose a request by Alvaro Sandoval to obtain a variance for takeout service for a new Mexican Restaurant-Tenoch at 1-3 Lewis Street formerly Nick’s Tavern. Plans call for a 22 seat...

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NEWRA Opposes Outdoor Patio and Second Floor Restaurant Addition

March 19, 2013
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Four agenda items of community interest drew an unexpected large crowd to the Nazzaro Community Center last week for the monthly meeting of the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association. The Council by an 18-19 vote opposed a request by Billy Tse Restaurant, 240 Commercial Street to add twenty seasonal seats for an outdoor sidewalk patio....

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