Monthly Archives: October 2013

North End Halloween Party and Parade

October 29, 2013
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North End Halloween Party and Parade

Many North End/Waterfront children and their parents turned out on a beautiful Saturday afternoon to participate in the annual Madonna Della Cava Society’s Halloween Party and Parade through the local streets led by the Boston Police. Dressed in all kinds of Halloween costumes the children enjoyed refreshments, live entertainment, games and they received prizes...

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North End Parks on the Greenway

October 29, 2013
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North End Parks on the Greenway

North End Parks on the Greenway are located between New Sudbury and North Streets, reflecting the comfortable scale of the adjacent neighborhood. Spacious lawns surrounded by densely planted perimeter beds define these parks that were professionally designed. The parks include ideal spots for story telling programs in the summer, picnics or sunbathing on the...

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Boston Bikes Introduces Their Safety Goals Program

October 29, 2013
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Boston Bikes which have already placed bike lanes in the North End and has plans to do two more, one on Salem Street and another on Cross Street have introduced an Urban Cycling Guide. The goal of the campaign, keeping cyclists safe is part of Boston Mayor Thomas Menino’s commitment toward reducing the city’s...

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NEBC Clean-up Project Continues Through November

As Halloween slowly approaches us, The North End Beautification Committee (NEBC) pilot program which began Memorial Day weekend has proven to be a great success! This pilot program partnered with Work, Inc. and the Department of Public Works to beautify the streets throughout the North End. The primary goal of this program is to...

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FOCCP Hosts Fundraiser at Fairmont Battery Wharf

October 29, 2013
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Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) will hold their annual fundraiser, “A Park for All Seasons Monte Carlo Evening” on Saturday, November 16 at the Fairmont Battery Wharf from 7pm-11pm. The 10th annual event will start with a reception from 7pm-8pm featuring hors d’oeuvres, live background music, a silent auction and a short speaking...

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Government Center Garage Developer Makes Changes Based on Community Input

A number of changes have been made to the proposed Government Center Garage Development based on several meetings with the community and officials at the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA). The HYM Investment Group has continuously advised neighborhood groups that they are willing to work with them and the BRA to make changes based on...

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Don’t Forget to Vote November 5

During the City of Boston municipal primary election and in the final election, the Review has continuously encouraged North End/Waterfront residents to make it their business to get out and vote. Two candidates are vying to become Mayor of Boston and eight candidates are attempting to secure Boston City Council At Large seats. In...

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Actions Taken on Teenage Student Uncalled for

Actions taken by the North Andover High School against senior honor student Erin Cox for being a designated driver, who was cleared by police of no wrong doing, was deplorable and totally unnecessary. Educating under aged students, or anyone, of the dangers of drinking and driving is imperative but such wasn’t the case in...

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Bocce Champions

Bocce Champions

Shown is the winning team of the Fifth Annual Columbus Bocce Cup- pictured are: (L-R) Frank Contrado, Angelo DiGirolamo,Dr. Joseph Mendola & Representative Aaron Michlewitz

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NEWRA Raises Concerns on Garage and Garden Projects

October 25, 2013
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NEWRA Raises Concerns on Garage and Garden Projects

Approval to send comment letters to the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA), related to proposed projects,  was supported by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) based on facts presented by the association’s Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee meeting. Co-chaired by David Kubiak and Victor Brogna the committee has put together a long list of possible...

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