Monthly Archives: August 2013

St. Anthony’s Feast Draws Thousands

St. Anthony’s Feast Draws Thousands

The 94th St. Anthony’s Feast filled the North End with thousands of devotees that gathered Friday.

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North Enders Support Richie’s Plan to Prevent Crimes Against Women

August 27, 2013
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North Enders Support Richie’s Plan to Prevent Crimes Against Women

Numerous North End residents, including State Representative Aaron Michlewitz, joined mayoral candidate Charlotte Golar Richie at Copps Hill Terrace overlooking Boston Harbor in support of her plan to lower and possibly stop violent crimes against women throughout the City of Boston. Representative Michlewitz, who has endorsed Richie’s candidacy said, “For far too long, women...

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Licensing Board Transfer on Hold

August 27, 2013
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A Home Rule Petition filed by Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley to have the State Legislature transfer the Licensing Board to City control was continued to further tweak the bill and take into consideration comments and suggestions from the public. The change would remove the existing cap on the number of alcohol licenses in...

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Reshaping the Area Around the TD Garden

August 27, 2013
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Reshaping of the Bulfinch Triangle (North Station) is already in full swing with the development of One Canal Project and the Lovejoy construction for a new Converse headquarters and an apartment building on Beverly Street. Currently, another major development project in the area is moving forward at the parking lot site in front of...

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No Way to Put the Brakes On

Slowly but surely, the North End is changing and it appears that there is no way to put the brakes on. More and more developments are about to take place in and around the neighborhood that will create a total change in the population of the area as lots of young professionals will eventually...

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No Problems During the Feasts

There were no reported problems during the 2013 feast season in the North End. The societies that coordinated the traditional festivals, working with the City of Boston, made it a point to avoid any incidents. Thousands of visitors, families, friends and of course local residents made their way through numerous feasts on Hanover, Battery,...

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St. John School Announces Partnership with NEMPAC

St. John School in the North End is pleased to announce a new partnership with NEMPAC to provide music programming to students for the 2013-2014 academic school year. NEMPAC will be offering our K4 through 2nd Grade classes with early music education classes and Grades 3-8 with choral programming including a youth chorus and...

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Mayoral Candidates Discuss Their Greenspace Priorities

Mayoral Candidates Discuss Their Greenspace Priorities

More than 300 citizens turned out to the Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse on Thursday night for the Park and Open Space Mayoral Forum to hear 10 Boston mayoral hopefuls discuss their future plans for the city’s greenspace if elected. Boston Architectural College President Ted Landsmark and Boston Globe journalist Derrick Jackson moderated the forum,...

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Cafe Liquor License Amendments Supported

August 20, 2013
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Two applications to amend the existing malt, beer and cordials license at the Waterfront Cafe, 459 Commercial Street were supported by both NEWRA and NEWNC at their last monthly meeting. The first amendment was to remove the license restriction that requires food to be served with any alcohol. The second was to increase the...

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Andrew Constantine is Presented Good Neighbor Recognition Award

The Good Neighbor Recognition Award for August 2013 was presented to Andy Constantine, owner of City Suites, on behalf of the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). The presentation was made by NEWRA President, Jim Salini, and Recognition Committee Chair, Janet Gilardi to Constantine along with his property manager, Brittany Collins, outside the office of...

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