Monthly Archives: October 2013

NEWNC Supports Agenda Items

October 25, 2013
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It was a relatively uneventful and quick (1 hour) North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. NEWNC members voted on four requests before them, supporting all of them. A request by Margot Seligman to change the legal occupancy at 422-424 Hanover Street from four residential apartments and store...

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NEWRA Sees No Issues with Two New Proposals

October 25, 2013
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Three presentations were discussed at the recent North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee monthly meeting held on September 24. “Two of them were subsequently approved by NEWRA Executive Committee not to bring these appeals before members for a vote,” according to David Kubiak, ZLC Committee co-chair. “In both cases no abutters...

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Bike Paths Slated for Two More Streets

October 25, 2013
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Nicole Freedman, Director of the City of Boston Bike Program told residents at a recent North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting that the city plans to add bicycle lanes on North Washington and Cross Streets in the near future. Some residents expressed concerns about potential problems on Cross Street because of the parking...

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FOCCP Provides Terrific Park Event Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) have once again provided a fun filled community Columbus Day series of activities in the park. FOCCP, as they do each year, created numerous activities for local residents and park visitors to enjoy. The non-profit neighborhood organization’s event had something to do for...

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Downtown View: A Life Well Lived

Katharine Kane died last week at age 78. She lived in downtown Boston almost all her adult years. If there was a person who showed how one should live a full life, it was Katharine Elizabeth Fitzhugh Daniels Kane. I know her full name and much about her, not because we were good friends,...

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Columbus Day Celebration Parade

Columbus Day Celebration Parade

The North End Columbus Day Celebration Parade was held Sunday. In the photo above, a float depicting the Santa Maria is shown on Hanover Street during the parade. Fore more photos of the parade,

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Mayoral Candidate Connolly Picks up Key Endorsements

Mayoral Candidate Connolly Picks up Key Endorsements

Mayoral candidate John Connolly, who is still leading the race according to the last Suffolk University-Boston Herald poll, picked up two key North End endorsements last week. Connolly received the endorsements of North End State Representative Aaron Michlewitz and North End City Councilor Sal LaMattina. Michlewitz, who endorsed Charlotte Golar Richie during the Primary...

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NEWRA Elects Officers to One-year Terms

October 15, 2013
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NEWRA Elects Officers to One-year Terms

At their monthly meeting last week held in the Nazzaro Community Center membership of the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association voted unanimously to elect five NEWRA officers for the 2013-14 one-year terms. NEWRA with a membership of approximately 300 elected the following officers: President Jim Salini (second and last term), Vice President Ford Cavellari, Treasurer...

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LaGalleria 33 Receives NEWRA Good Neighbor Award

October 15, 2013
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LaGalleria 33 Receives NEWRA Good Neighbor Award

LaGalleria 33, 125 Salem Street was the recipient of the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) Good Neighbor Award. The eatery was presented the community award for continuously cleaning the sidewalk and curb in front of the business. “Rita and Lisa make it their business to help keep the North End clean of debris,” NEWRA...

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Three North End Requests Have Hearing Dates

October 15, 2013
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Nancy Frattaroli, manager of Artu located at 6 Prince Street, has applied to the Mayor’s Office of Consumer Affairs and Licensing to extend the hour of operation on the eatery’s entertainment license that allows for a cassette player, radio, television and widescreen television from 1am-2am. “The business has a 2am closing license,” according to...

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