Monthly Archives: September 2013

Blessed Relic of Saint Anthony Celebrated in Boston’s North End

September 24, 2013
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Blessed Relic of Saint Anthony Celebrated in Boston’s North End

A Blessed Relic of Saint Anthony was presented in the North End this weekend as the Boston Friends of Montefalcione, Avellino welcomed Don Paolo, pastor of the Cheisa Di Sant’ Antonio in Montefalcione, Italy. On Sunday, September 15, 2013, a special viewing was held with the Saint Anthony Society and Saint Leonard Parish including...

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RUFF Growing, Receives Community Award

September 24, 2013
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RUFF Growing, Receives Community Award

Back in July 2012, Responsible Urbanites For Fido (RUFF) began with a group of 12 people and has since grown to 229 North End dog owners. From a grass roots volunteer concerned residents, RUFF is currently raising funds and holds charity status. “The first year has truly been a learning experience for us,” Amy...

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NEWRA Calls for BRA Project Review

September 24, 2013
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The Design Review Manager for the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) has not responded to a phone message left for him more than a month ago by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA), according to NEWRA Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee co-chair David Kubiak. “There is still no news from the BRA, the Mayor’s Office...

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Stephen’s Run Will Be Held in Memory of Former North Ender

September 24, 2013
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In memory of former North End resident Stephen Perez, who died tragically, a 5K run through the historic North End and downtown Boston will be held, according to State Representative Aaron Michlewitz who is spearheading the fundraiser which will benefit the New England Center for Homeless Veterans and the Rosanne Sdoia Recovery Fund, a...

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RUFF Still Going Strong

September 24, 2013
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RUFF (Responsible Urbanites For Fido) continues to be “Good Neighbors”. The dog owners continue to do monthly clean-ups at various parks and playgrounds. Their campaign to advise other pet owners of their duties and responsibilities to pick-up after canines is gaining some momentum as the community appears to be somewhat cleaner. Education and actions...

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Today is Primary Day

September 24, 2013
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It’s time to make a choice and get to the polls to express your point of view in several races that take place in the City of Boston, today, Primary Day, Tuesday, September 24. Polls are open until 8pm, so there is plenty of time to get to them and cast a ballot for...

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Honoring Santa Rosalia Di Palermo in North End

September 17, 2013
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Honoring Santa Rosalia Di Palermo in North End

The Santa Rosalia Di Palermo Society of Boston honored their patron Saint Rosalie with a mass and street procession through the North End on Sunday, September 8, 2013. The society was formed in Boston in 1939 hailing from Palermo, Italy. Santa Rosalia is also known as The Little Saint. According to the story, Rosalia...

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NEWNC Upset by Commissioner No-show

September 17, 2013
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NEWNC Upset by Commissioner No-show

After taking off August, the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) was back in session last Monday, September 9 addressing two agenda items and presenting several committee reports. Before the reports and agenda were discussed, some of the Board members expressed a negative opinion regarding Boston Transportation Department Commissioner Tom Tinlin cancelling his appearance before...

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NEWRA Supports Legal Occupancy Change

September 17, 2013
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NEWRA Supports Legal Occupancy Change

Only one voting request was on the agenda at the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center last week. The membership voted 24-10 to support a plan to change the legal occupancy at 6 Foster Street from three to four apartments by adding a fourth floor to the...

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Salem Street Bike Route Planned

September 17, 2013
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Boston Bikes, part of Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s vision for a vibrant and healthy city that benefits all its citizens by seeking to make the city a world-class bicycling city by creating safe and inviting conditions for everyone, plans to install bike paving markings on Salem Street from cross to Charter Streets this...

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