Monthly Archives: February 2014

State Hearings to Begin on Long Wharf

State Hearings to Begin on Long Wharf

When we last left the legal wrangling over the open space at the end of Long Wharf, the “North End Ten” group of residents notched a win in December 2013 when Superior Court Judge Fahey remanded the case back to the State’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). By vacating the Chapter 91 permit, this...

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Sexual Assault Reported on Unity Street

Sexual Assault Reported on Unity Street

Boston Police are reporting that a woman in her early 20′s was sexually assaulted around 1:11 am on February 15th on Unity Street in Boston’s North End. The victim said the man pushed his way into her foyer as she was entering her building. The suspect sexually assaulted her and then used his cell...

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Police Investigate North End Alleged Sexual Assault

February 24, 2014
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The main topic at the upcoming District A-1 Boston Police North End Public Safety meeting will be without question the alleged sexual assault on a 20-year-old woman that took place on Saturday, February 15 at around 11 on Unity Street. Although the unusual sexual assault in the North End occurred over a week ago,...

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Councilor LaMattina Schedules Trash Public Hearing March 3

February 24, 2014
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Trash collection contracts have been put out to bid by the City of Boston that is looking for ways to improve its trash collection services, especially in the downtown neighborhoods, including the North End/Waterfront. Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina at the request of close to 1,000 residents, (a petition)  through the Committee on City,...

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Licensing Board Should Notify Community Groups of Applications

A complaint, by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association, has been sent to the Licensing Board for the City of Boston for approving applications before the community group has had the opportunity to review them at their Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee and/or at their monthly public meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center the...

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Residents Have to Be Involved Before Final Decisions Are Made

It was nice for city planners to attend neighborhood meetings to advise residents of their  plans to make the neighborhood a bike route. The problem is, the plans were basically cast in stone before they were revealed to residents. Many residents did not like the bike plans asking “who said we want this in...

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Obituaries 02-25-2014

Albina Citro Lifelong North End Resident Albina Citro,  a lifelong resident of the North End, passed away on February 20. She was 97 years old. She was the daughter of the late Michele and Christina (Petrosino) Citro; dear sister of the late Anthony Citro; dear cousin of Albina “Tina” Giardiello of Boston, Prisco F....

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Council Supports Frattaroli’s Plans for Commercial Street Eatery

February 18, 2014
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Council Supports Frattaroli’s Plans for Commercial Street Eatery

Discussion on the potential new ownership of Davide Restaurant at 326-328 Commercial Street and his requested changes became a little hot and heavy between abutters and other Commercial Street residents and possible owner Donato Frattaroli and his Attorney William Ferullo. Who said or didn’t say something, or who did or didn’t do whatever, was...

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NEWRA/BHCA/WECA Comment on Government Center Garage Project

February 18, 2014
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NEWRA/BHCA/WECA Comment on Government Center Garage Project

It came as no surprise that the North End/Waterfront Association, the Beacon Hill Civic Association and the West End Civic Association jointly send a letter to Sec. Richard K. Sullivan, Jr., Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs commenting on the Expanded Environmental Notification Form for the redevelopment of the Government Center Derived, submitted...

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NEWNC President Passacantilli Resigns

February 18, 2014
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NEWNC President Passacantilli Resigns

Stephen Passacantilli has resigned his position as president and his elected seat on the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council to work at his new job at City Hall. Stephen was presented a plaque by his colleagues for his many years of service on the Council. He has been a member for seven years and president...

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