Monthly Archives: November 2013

Nazzaro Youth Worker Spearheads Fight Against Cancer

Nazzaro Youth Worker Spearheads Fight Against Cancer

Michelle Deveau, the Nazzaro Center’s Youth Worker, was the driving force in a bake sale/fundraiser that the center’s youth and a bunch of volunteers held as part of their Halloween party this past October 31st.  As a dedicated advocate of cancer research, Michelle and her family annually host a huge fundraiser at the Orient...

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NEWRA Committees Expresses No Objection to Three Requests

November 25, 2013
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NEWRA Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee monthly meeting (Nov. 19) involved discussions on two items, a transfer of a beer and wine license and development of projects at the Boston Garden, 80 Causeway Street and the redevelopment of the Government Center Garage. Modern Pastry Shop, 263 Hanover Street, John Picariello and Sara McGee have...

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Prince St. Restaurant Seeks to Extend License

November 25, 2013
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Artu Restaurant, 6 Prince Street, Nancy Frattaroli has applied to the Mayor’s Office of Consumer Affairs and Licensing to extend the licensed hours for non-live entertainment to 2am. No other license or business changes have been requested. The owner seeks to extend operation of one television and taped background music from 1am to 2am,...

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Wild Duck Expands Storage Space

November 25, 2013
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The Licensing Board for the City of Boston has approved a request by Sal DiGirolamo, manager of The Wild Duck, 92-96 Salem Street to expand the all alcohol beverage retail establishment into the basement to increase storage capacity. The store has operated without storage space or with limited storage, necessitating the use of retail...

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Cooper Street Legal Occupancy Change Requestedby

November 25, 2013
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Patricia Trodella is attempting to change the legal occupancy at 28-30 Cooper Street from a two family to a three family dwelling, allowing legal use of the first floor as a residence. Prior to a damaging fire a couple of years ago, the first floor commercial space and the second floor comprised of a...

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Community Groups Support Plans for Seasonal Outdoor Patio

November 25, 2013
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North End resident and businessman Frank DePasquale has purchased the restaurant formerly called Ida’s and the buildings at 2 Mechanic Street and 11 Board Alley. Plans down the road are to renovate the existing residential buildings for short term residential use. Apparently, the buildings are in dire need of repairs. DePasquale has also filed...

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A North End Dog Park Is Needed

RUFF, Responsible Urbanites For Fido,, is gathering support for the possibility of having a dog park on Parcel 12 just off Commercial Street. The need for a dog park has become a must situation that has to become a reality because pet-owners really have no place for their dogs to run and play and...

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North End Loud Parties Need to Be Eliminated

The recent Hanover Street loud party incident where three people were arrested on several charges is not the first incident of nasty people urinating from fire escapes and/or rooftops. There is even one incident of people tossing beer bottles at Boston Police Officers responding to loud parties being conducted by college students and young...

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NEWNC Tables 5-story Building Request

November 19, 2013
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NEWNC Tables 5-story Building Request

Boston Transportation Department Commissioner Tom Tinlin told residents at last week’s North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) monthly meeting that his department does investigate fraudulent handicap spots and placards and reports them to the proper authorities. The commissioner also addressed several parking issues including visitor’s parking, commercial parking, valet parking, signage and other related issues...

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Overcoming Obstacles Is No Problem for Mayor-elect Walsh

Overcoming Obstacles Is No Problem for Mayor-elect Walsh

Mayor-elect Marty Walsh is no stranger to overcoming obstacles in life. A survivor of cancer and a recovering alcoholic, Walsh has stared adversity in the face many times only to come out on top. So it came as no surprise to his supporters here in the North End that Walsh won last week’s Mayoral...

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