Monthly Archives: June 2013

Feast Move Gets No Blessing from NEWNC

June 18, 2013
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Feast Move Gets No Blessing from NEWNC

A proposal to move Saint Joseph’s Feast from Hanover Street, where it has always been held, to the Paul Revere Mall (Prado) was not supported by the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC). Based on many abutters opposition for numerous reasons and the Society’s inability to provide a plan for the layout of the Prado,...

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Tigers Win 2013 Playoff Championship

June 18, 2013
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The Tigers, after winning the 2013 North End Athletic Association Divisional Championship, followed up their impressive regular season performance capturing the league’s playoff crown. “The Tigers looked like the best team in the league right from the start of the season,” NEAA Baseball Commissioner Ralph Martignetti said. “Winning a championship is a great feeling...

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Callahan Tunnel Rehab Project Meeting June 20

June 18, 2013
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An information meeting will be held by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) regarding the Callahan Tunnel Rehabilitation Project. The project, which will have traffic impacts, includes rehabilitation of the tunnel’s deck, curb line, gutters and replacement of the wall panels. MassDOT project staff will present details and preliminary schedule information at the public...

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Chamber of Commerce Moving in the Right Direction

It appears that the North End Chamber of Commerce is moving forward in the direction of a diversified business group to promote the community in many ways, both in a business point of view and with a good working community relations agenda. The Regional Review has noted on several occasion that community residents, groups...

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Cleaner Streets Pilot Program

Keeping the North End sidewalks and curbs clean consistently is a monumental task to say the least. However, this could change for the better, at least for another few weekends, as the North End Beautification Committee, the North End Chamber of Commerce and MSA Mortgage Company have teamed up and hired two people to...

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Santa Maria Di Anzano Italian Religious Procession Held

Santa Maria Di Anzano Italian Religious Procession Held

Kicking off the first summer 2013 procession in Boston’s North End was the Societa Santa Maria di Anzano. The Italian religious procession was held on Sunday, June 2, 2013 starting at St. Leonard Church and continuing through the neighborhood streets to be honored by devotees. The procession coincided with the Festa Nazionale della Reppublica...

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Crime Rate Remains Down

June 11, 2013
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Crime Rate Remains Down

City of Boston District A-1 Police reports indicate that the crime rate in the North End is down for the fifth consecutive month. Commanding Officer Captain Thomas Lee reported that the North End once again has the lowest percentage of part one crimes than any other neighborhood throughout Boston. There were no reports of...

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Development Projects Filed with the BRA That Will Effect the North End

Development Projects Filed with the BRA That Will Effect the North End

Yet another development project that will change Boston’s skyline has been filed with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA). Last week, HYM Investment Group filed plans to replace the 11-story Government Center Garage with a with a 45-story apartment building and a 48-story office tower, a 24-story apartment building, a 23-story hotel and condominium building,...

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Three Voting Items on NEWRA Agenda

June 11, 2013
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A full agenda of the North End/Waterfront/Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting is scheduled for this Thursday, June 13 at 7pm in the Nazzaro Community Center. Strega Pizzeria and Cafe, 371-373 Hanover Street is seeking to transfer the malt, wine and cordial license from the now closed Nick’s Famous Deli, 66 Cross Street to Strega...

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NEWRA Pleased with Open Spaces Proposals

June 11, 2013
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Rachelle Revere Park, in North Square, funding for repairs has been placed in the 2014 City Budget according to Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina The announcement was made at the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association Parks and Open Spaces Committee monthly meeting held last week at the Nazzaro Community Center. The MassDOT lot on Richmond...

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