Monthly Archives: March 2014

Trash Placement Time Change in Limbo

March 25, 2014
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The North End community is not the only part of the City that will be affected by a potential change of the time household trash can be placed out for pickup. Chinatown, Downtown Crossing, Bay Village, Back Bay and the South End will be a part of the change from placing trash out between...

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Greenway Conservancy Holds North End Community Meeting

March 25, 2014
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Greenway Conservancy staff together with NEWRA selected  North End resident Robyn Reed who held a community meeting held to discuss improvements to the North End parks on the Rose Kennedy Greenway. Also in attendance was Lynden B. Miller of New York a consultant hired by the Conservancy to help design and implement an approach...

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Get Well Mr. Mayor

Just like everyone in Boston and elsewhere, the Regional Review wishes former Mayor Thomas Menino good health and the best of luck with his battle with cancer. There has been a tremendous outpouring of prayers, well wishes and sentiment for the 71-year-old Mayor that served five terms servicing Bostonians from City Hall. The Mayor,...

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NEWRA/NEWNC Agrees to Talk Merge

A community civil war is brewing in the North End between the two basic neighborhood groups. North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC), the only elected group in the community, wants North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA), a community volunteer group, to merge, offering NEWRA four seats on the Council that currently has 12 members. The key...

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Rep. Michlewitz Moves Legislation to Cover Greenway Parcel 12 Ramp at Cross Street

Rep. Michlewitz Moves Legislation to Cover Greenway Parcel 12 Ramp at Cross Street

State Representative Aaron Michlewitz of the North End has introduced legislation to cap the I-93 highway ramp on Parcel 12 of the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway by November 1, 2017. The exit ramp between Cross Street and Surface Road was created as part of the Central Artery “Big Dig” project. The Boston Museum was...

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Police Arrest North End Sexual Assault Suspect

March 18, 2014
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Police Arrest North End Sexual Assault Suspect

Acting on a phone call from the 20-year old North End woman who was allegedly sexually assaulted in her Unity Street doorway on February 15, police immediately responded to the neighborhood where the victim told police she had spotted the suspect that attacked her playing basketball in Polcari Playground on Monday, March 10. Police...

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NEWNC Tables Request for 2am Closure

March 18, 2014
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NEWNC Tables Request for 2am Closure

A request by Dan Myer, owner of Goody Glover 48-50 Salem Street, was tabled by the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council. The owner was seeking to change the closing hour from 1am to 2pm. Apparently, the building occupied by Goody Glover is being sold and allegedly, the new owner did not plan to renew the...

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NEWRA/WECA Seeks Answers on Boston Garden Project

March 18, 2014
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A letter of concern relating to the Boston Garden Project Final Environmental Impact Report has been sent to Secretary Richard K. Sullivan, Jr. by two community groups claiming their comments on the report have not been addressed or allayed by the environmental impact assessments presented in the DEIR and the current FEIR. The North...

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NEWRA Says No to Merge/agrees to Talk

March 18, 2014
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Responsible Urbanites For Fido (RUFF) opened last week’s North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association monthly meeting with a presentation on the possibility of a pilot program for a dog park on the Greenway Parcel 12. They also outlined what a permanent park would look like and what it would take to build and sustain it. NEWRA...

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A Plan Is Needed to Develop New Revenue for the City

Pointing a finger or yelling and screaming at Boston Police for whatever reason is not the answer to resolving any crime related problem. The safest neighborhood in Boston has always been the North End and based on facts and figures, it continues to be. Residents want more police in the neighborhood, especially on weekends....

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