Monthly Archives: January 2014

Mayor’s Appointment Vital To Neighborhoods

Marty Walsh is now the official Mayor of Boston and over the next four years he will have many challenges and barriers to break down. One challenge will be to appoint city directors and commissioners that clearly understand the needs of neighborhoods and a willingness to recognize them and deal with them as well....

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Mayor/BRA Control The Destiny On The North End/waterfront

One of the many challenges facing Boston Mayor Marty Walsh in 2014 is the direction the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) will take under a new director, now that Peter Meade has left the agency that influences development on a city wide scale. The new Mayor, could and probably will, significantly shake up a five...

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Household Trash Placement Public Hearing to Be Held

January 7, 2014
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Household Trash Placement Public Hearing to Be Held

A request to change the placement of household trash out on the day of collection by 6 AM will be the topic of discussion at a Boston City Council public hearing scheduled by City Counselor Sal LaMattina at the request of North End/Waterfront residents that presented him a petition with 800 signatures calling for...

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Frozen Fenway

Frozen Fenway

Frozen Fenway was a perfect way to start the New Year with family, friends and Wally the Green Monster. Shown are North End residents Matt and Giana Peach and Linda Cristello.

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North End Public Safety Meeting Canceled Due to Snowstorm

January 7, 2014
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A major snowstorm forced the cancellation of the District A-1 Boston Police monthly Public Safety meeting scheduled in the Nazzaro Community Center last week. One of the many topics that would have taken place would have been the robbery of three North End businesses by a local resident and in accomplice. Listed below is...

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North End Chamber of Commerce Meets Today, Jan. 7

Many items for discussion will take place today (Jan. 7) monthly meeting of the North End Chamber of Commerce at St. Leonard Church Hall on Prince Street. One of the topics is the possibility of an Italian Heritage Night at Fenway Park. The Chamber will not meet in February. The next monthly meeting will...

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Tunnel Closure Traffic: It Ain’t so Bad

Thus far, the full closure of the Callahan tunnel for major repairs has been for the most part just an inconvenience. No major traffic issues have taken place due to the closure, not the mess some expected to occur. Reaching out to neighborhoods, online maps services, radio, print and TV, MassDOT did get a...

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Household Trash Placement Time Change Makes Sense

Changing, the time that household trash is placed out in the North End/Waterfront from 5 PM on the day before to 6 AM on the three days of collection makes a lot of sense. First of all, the time household trash is left out will decreased by 13 hours lessening rodent problems, and the...

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Help Keep Community Crime in Check

Part 1 crime in the North End/Waterfront has been down in the area over the past year, 2012-2013 according to a District A-1 Boston Police report. Hopefully, this trend continues with the New Year. The combination of residents, the business community and Boston Police working together to prevent crime is apparently working. Conducting a...

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Obituaries 01-07-2013

Robert ‘Dancing Bob’ Colvario Of Chelsea, formerly of the North End and East Boston Robert J. “Dancing Bob” Colvario of Chelsea, formerly of the North End and East Boston, died on December 28. A US Navy veteran of the Vietnam Era, he was the beloved husband of Lola “Cookie” Kerble-Colvario; father of Gina Colvario Krupka...

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