Monthly Archives: December 2013

Possible Supermarket in North Station Area

December 24, 2013
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All the hard work of the North End, West End, and Beacon Hill Supermarket Committee may have paid off as Boston Properties and Delaware North, the Boston Garden Project developers, have announced that a preliminary agreement with Star Market to operate a 45,000 square foot Shaw’s Market at the site. The Boston Redevelopment Authority...

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Spread the Word: the Tunnel Is Closing…The Tunnel Is Closing

Drivers that usually use the Callahan Tunnel need to be ready to adjust their driving routes come December 27, 2013. On that day, the tunnel leading to East Boston will be closed to all traffic until March 12, about two and a half months. Take the time to map out new traffic routes or...

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Make a List..Check It Twice

It won’t be long until new Mayor Martin Walsh will take over the reins at City Hall. There will be new faces in prominent positions that neighborhoods will be dealing with for their dos and don’ts. North End/Waterfront residents, organizations and the business community should be making a list…and checking it twice to see...

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Obituaries 12-24-2013

Thomas Colvario Retired Teamster, Of Winthrop, formerly of the North End Thomas Colvario of Shirley Street, Winthrop passed away the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on December 16 after a brief illness. He was 70 years old. Born in Boston, the beloved son of the late Madeline (Carterano) and Joseph Colvario, he grew up...

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Hundreds Participate in North End Christmas Parade

Hundreds Participate in North End Christmas Parade

Sergeant Tom Lema with participants at the North End Christmas Parade.

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7-eleven No-show at NEWNC Meeting

December 17, 2013
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7-eleven No-show at NEWNC Meeting

Operators of the new 7-Eleven, 340 Hanover Street were asked to attend last week’s North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) monthly meeting to discuss their Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) approval for signage at the store formerly occupied by the White Hen Pantry but they were a no-show. Some Council members were not pleased that 7-Eleven...

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7-Eleven Outdoor Signage Discussed at NEWRA Meeting

December 17, 2013
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7-Eleven Outdoor Signage Discussed at NEWRA Meeting

Unlike not showing up for last week’s North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) monthly meeting, a representative from a contractor hired by 7-Eleven did in fact attend the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting also held last week. The representative explained what the outdoor signage would be at the new 7-Eleven at 240 Hanover...

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Callahan Tunnel Closure Set December 31

December 17, 2013
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MassDOT is preparing for the closure of the Callahan Tunnel for the full rehabilitation of its deck down to the steel supports (floor beams) and the pouring of a new deck. Other repairs that will take place will include the interconnected curb, which includes air exchange vents and the replacement of all the wall...

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Help Support St. John School

A benefit dinner fundraiser for St. John School will take place in January. One-hundred percent of the profits will be used to purchased equipment and repairs at the parochial school located in the North End. The benefit dinner will be held at Bricco’s Restaurant on Hanover Street hosted by DePasquale Ventures and the school...

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Just Dial 911 for Help!

Boston Police need cooperation and assistance to make the neighborhood safe place to live and work in. Residents can help police battle crime in the North End/Waterfront community by dialing 911 whenever a crime is witnessed that disturbs the peace and tranquility of the neighborhood. Calling 911 can also save a life, report a...

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