Monthly Archives: September 2013

City/Suffolk Signs Host Community Agreement

September 2, 2013
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For several weeks the word on the street and at Boston City Hall, was that City and Suffolk Downs were getting closer to reaching a deal that would pay millions of dollars annually if a casino is built at the racetrack located in East Boston. The rumor was substantiated last week when the two...

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Neighborhood Committee Discusses Four Agenda Items

September 2, 2013
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Two legal occupancy changes were discussed at the last NEWRA Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee meeting held at the Mariners House, 11 North Square. Updates on redevelopment projects in the Haymarket/North Station areas were also on the agenda. The owner of 6 Foster Street is proposing to change the legal occupancy from three to...

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Boston’s Top Cop, Commissioner Davis is Chamber’s Guest Speaker

September 2, 2013
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Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis will be one of three guest speakers at today’s September 3 North End Chamber of Commerce (NECC) meeting. The Commissioner is expected to discuss public safety issues relating to the neighborhood and the Chamber will present Davis with a plaque in appreciation for his outstanding efforts on behalf of...

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Grant Provides Many Summer Activities and Events

Many summer programs took place in the North End due to a generous grant (about $12,000) from The Boston Foundation through My Summer in the City Grant Program. This collaboration has taken place successfully, over the past four years, providing summer programming and teen summer jobs coordinated by North End Against Drugs (NEAD). Funds...

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Take Advantage of Free Hazardous Material Drop-off

A hazardous waste drop-off recycling effort is being offered to Boston residents only at no cost. This is a good opportunity for people to gather up their hazardous material out of garages and homes and get it to a proper drop-off site. Having hazardous material located in living quarters can be extremely dangerous to...

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NEAA 2013 Championship Victory Celebration

September 2, 2013
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Coaches, players and families of the North End Athletic Association’s 2013 Major Baseball Division and playoffs Championship team, the Tigers had a victory party at the Nazzaro Community Center, last week. Everyone enjoyed being together as a team once again and discussing the terrific season of baseball at Langone Field. The team was presented...

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