Monthly Archives: March 2013

New Streets Added to Street Cleaning Program

Mechanical Street Cleaning in the North End may begin this week as the Boston Public Works Department is undergoing a street condition survey based on the snow left on the streets. This year, new streets will be posted for sweeping including: •              Battery Street, from Hanover to Endicott Thursdays 8am-12pm. •              Clark Street, from...

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Reactions from the Downtown Schools Coalition

Like so many parents, we’re incredibly enthusiastic about the new school announced by Mayor Menino and Councilor Ross on Friday.  Just as the Mayor has been, we’ve been searching for sites for public schools.  In our neighborhoods, it’s very difficult to find any site that is available and works well for a school.  Finding...

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Leave North End Trash Pickup Days the Same

Why the City of Boston feels that two household trash pickup days is better than three is not comprehensible. Three is always better than two when it comes to most things. Simply put, the North End population is growing, with more families moving into the neighborhood. That adds up to more household trash, so...

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Potential Parcel 9 Projects to Be Discussed

Two potential developers for Parcel 9 in the North End will present Request For Proposal plans at a MassDOT/Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for tomorrow evening, Wednesday, March 20 at 6pm at the Mariners House, 11 North Square. Development of this parcel of land has been an ongoing discussion for years and hopefully residents and...

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Downtown School

The announcement on last Friday by Mayor Thomas Menino of  the pending  purchase of the building at 585 Commercial Street in the North End for a new K-8 school with an opening in 2016 certainly comes as good news to the many downtown families of the more than 2,000 school age children that have...

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Obituaries 03-19-2013

Lucy Rago Of Everett, formerly of the North End Lucy A. (Bucchino) Rago of Everett, a former resident of Boston’s North End, died peacefully at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center in Revere. She was 96 years old. The daughter of the late Cosmo and Maria (DelVecchio) Bucchino, Lucy was born and raised in Boston’s...

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The Hard Rock Café Held a Fundraiser for the St. John’s School

The Hard Rock Café Held a Fundraiser for the St. John’s School

The Hard Rock Café held a fundraiser for the St. John’s School in the North End. Donations were greater than $20,000.00. Councilor LaMattina was in attendance.

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Police to Pursue Charges Against Suffolk Student

March 12, 2013
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Police to Pursue Charges Against Suffolk Student

Boston Police District A-1 Commanding Officer Captain Thomas Lee told North End residents at a Public Safety meeting that the City plans to move forward with the assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon and resisting arrest that took place at 28 Fleet Street during a reported loud party. The Fleet Street...

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Parcel 9 Proposals to Be Presented at Public Meeting

March 12, 2013
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Two final proposers for the development of Parcel 9 located between John Fitzgerald Surface Road and Blackstone Street, adjacent to the Haymarket Pushcart Vendors, will present their responses to Addendum 3 of the Parcel 9 Request For Proposal (RFP) at an upcoming Advisory Committee meeting. The lot is currently vacant and there has been...

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Tunnel Vent Building Rehab Meeting Set for March 27

March 12, 2013
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Massachusetts Department of Transportation staff and the contractor for the Callahan Tunnel Vent Building (North Street) Rehabilitation Project will be at a public meeting to present the details and schedule of the project. The  meeting will be held at the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street on Wednesday, March 27 at 6pm. Besides...

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