Monthly Archives: March 2014

Community Input Welcome

North End/Waterfront residents should send the Regional Review items of interest relating to the neighborhood as well as special events for example, birthdays, anniversaries and individual or family honors. The community newspaper which is published weekly welcomes these types of stories and will publish them as soon as possible. The Review wants the community...

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Badge of Hometown Honor: North End Native Chuck Wilson Is BPD Area-1 Lieutenant Detective Commander

Chuck Wilson feels right at home in his position of lieutenant detective commander at the Boston Police Department Area A-1 headquarters on New Sudbury Street. That’s because Wilson grew up just a stone’s throw away in the North End and still has family and boyhood friends living in the internationally renowned neighborhood of Boston...

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Father of Missing Person Speaks at Candlelight Vigil

Father of Missing Person Speaks at Candlelight Vigil

Keith Munsell, father of missing 24-year-old Eric Munsell, led a candlelight vigil on Boston’s waterfront for his missing son. Dozens of friends and strangers braved the frigid cold between Long Wharf and the New England Aquarium to take part in the vigil. Mr. Munsell was very complimentary of the efforts by the Boston Police...

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North End Chamber of Commerce Moving Forward with Promotions

March 10, 2014
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North End Chamber of Commerce Moving Forward with Promotions

Besides the general business, the North End Chamber of Commerce outlined their future programs and activities for the near future. As they did last year, the Chamber plans to renew its Taxi Top advertisement program. Members felt the promotion went well and should be repeated. A Spring Stroll has been set-up for Sunday, April...

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Callahan Tunnel Open

March 10, 2014
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The Callahan Tunnel officially reopened yesterday, Monday, March 10 at 5am, following months of 24/7 construction that impacted traffic to East Boston and Logan Import. The $19.3 million contract to McCourt Construction began on December 27 and included additional incentive payments of $71, 500 each day the tunnel opened prior to the advertised date...

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No Action Taken on Trash Placement Time Change

March 10, 2014
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The public hearing at Boston City Hall, clearly indicated that North End/Waterfront residents favor a change in the time that household trash can be placed out on the sidewalks. The change calls for trash to be placed out after 6am on the day of, instead of 5pm on the day before. A petition, of...

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Public Safety Meeting/Self Defense Class Held at the Nazzaro Center

March 10, 2014
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Boston Police were out in force for the monthly Public Safety meeting and a Self Defense class held simultaneously at the Nazzaro Community Center last week. The usual monthly meeting was held on the first floor while the self-defense class, sponsored by Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina was held in the third floor gym...

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Adopt a Nonprofit Organization Has Merit

One way to improve relationships with the community in general, would be for North End businesses to develop an adopt a nonprofit neighborhood organization program. Businesses can either help the nonprofit financially on a yearly basis, conduct a benefit event or maybe do both. Giving a donation is the easy way, however putting together...

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Activities on the Greenway and Columbus Park Should Be Picking up

Once old man winter decides to take some time off, things will begin to happen at Christopher Columbus Park and the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway for people of all ages. Both organizations always have a wide variety of things that local residents and visitors can do, besides just enjoying the public space. The Greenway...

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Second North End Hockey Season Underway

North End Youth Hockey is going strong in its second season at the Steriti Skating Rink. Spearheaded by Coach Daniel Toscano, the program for kids teaches the fundamentals of ice hockey in a fun atmosphere. Developing and strengthening skating skills are emphasized along with proper stance, balance and agility. Key objectives are to enhance...

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