Monthly Archives: November 2013

Councilor LaMattina Earned Another Two-year Term

The re-election of Boston District One Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina is a victory for the North End/Waterfront community which is part of his district. Not many residents can disagree that the Councilor has done an admirable job representing the neighborhood on all fronts. Councilor LaMattina has always stepped to the plate and has...

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A New Political Era for the City of Boston

Now that the City of Boston Municipal elections are over and a new mayor and a new Boston City Council has been determined, it’s time to get to some real business. Many issues, concerns and other matters need to be addressed as soon as possible. First of all, the city needs to generate new...

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Obituaries 11-12-2013

Madeline Sutera Of Peabody, formerly of the North End Madeline R. (Capazzi) Sutera  of Peabody, formerly of Revere and Boston’s North End, died on November 7. She was 85 years old. Born in Boston’s North End, the daughter of the late Michael and Gins (Retrovato) Capizzi, Madeline and Sal moved in Revere in 1974...

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Food Day: Celebrate the Fruits of Our Ocean

Food Day: Celebrate the Fruits of Our Ocean

Chef Dana Love prepares a monkfish cheeks dish at the Dewey Square Market for dozens of guests today attended the “Celebrate the Fruits of Our Ocean” event at the Dewey Square Farmer’s Market in celebration of Food Day. The event was hosted by the Boston Public Market and the Boston Collaborative for Food and Fitness...

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North End Town Hall Style Meeting Held

November 5, 2013
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North End Town Hall Style Meeting Held

Just before the Red Sox beat the Cardinals 3-1 to forge ahead three games to two, a North End Town Hall style meeting was held in the Nazzaro Community Center. In an attempt to more efficiently reach out to their constituents, Senator Anthony Petruccelli and Representative Aaron Michlewitz co-hosted the neighborhood public meeting. The...

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No Overnight Trash on the Streets Petition Circulating

November 5, 2013
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About one year or so ago Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina publically suggested that household trash be placed out on the sidewalk between 6am and 9am for pickup after the time frame cutting hours of trash placed out by twelve hours thus preventing violations, debris on the streets and better rodent control. The Councilor...

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Salem Street Sidewalk Directional Markings Not Planned

November 5, 2013
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Based on information provided by several city and other agencies, there appears to be no current plans to replace the red markings that were once placed on Salem Street sidewalks, guiding tourists to the Old North Church and the Copps Hill Burial Grounds on Charter Street. Several members of the Salem Street business community...

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NEWRA Comments on Boston Garden Project

November 5, 2013
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As they usually do when it comes to major development projects, the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association has sent a multi-page letter to the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) expressing their comments and point of view on the proposed Boston Garden Project, 80 Causeway Street related to the expanded project notification form. NEWRA welcomes redevelopment, historical...

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Senator Petruccelli/representative Michlewitz Hold Successful North End Town Hall Meeting

State Senator Anthony Petruccelli and State Representative Aaron Michlewitz held a North End Town Hall style public meeting in the Nazzaro Community Center. Both elected officials presented a complete update on current legislation including the Bottle Bill and Election Reform. Several other bills were also discussed and explained. However, a large part of the...

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Support FOCCP Fundraiser

Due to the initiative of the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) numerous community events, activities and programs take place at the popular park each year. The Friends along with the City of Boston Parks Department also maintain the park that appears to be trash and debris free on a regular basis. In order...

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