Monthly Archives: June 2014

NEWNC Opposes Commercial Street Restaurant Proposal

June 16, 2014
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Nicole Griffith of Comserv LLC, owners of 420 Commercial Street applied to the City of Boston Zoning Board of Appeal to change the legal occupancy at the former gas station and Segway operating site in order to lease the property to North End resident Damien DiPaola  who is proposing an Italian Restaurant on the...

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School Committee Supports Policy Protecting Pregnant Students

A policy that articulates Federal Title 1X anti-discrimination protections for pregnant and parenting students was unanimously voted on by the Boston School Committee. The Expectant and Parenting Students Policy includes sensible guidelines for flexible attendance policies and other reasonable accommodations for pregnant students. It also requires schools to designate expectant and parenting student liaisons,...

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Does the North End Have Any Clout at City Hall

Now that the Mayor has declared decreasing North End household trash pickup days from three to two, it appears that a community request to have trash placement out on the sidewalks after 6am on the day of pickup is down the drain. This idea had a lot of support from the community, a petition...

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NEAA Senior Dodgers Open up 21U Season with 5-0 Win

The 21 and Under NEAA Dodgers kicked-off their 2014 season with a solid 5-0 victory over Stoneham. Greg Bilikas, pitching like he was in mid-season form, dominated the Stoneham team going 6 shutout innings while allowing 2 hits and striking out 8. Kurt Martin came in and pitched an uneventful 7th inning. The Dodgers...

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Obituaries 06-17-2014

Doris Licata Worked as a Stanley Home Products Saleswoman Until Last Year Doris Licata of Revere, formerly of Boston’s North End, died on June 10 at Boston’s Beth Israel-Deaconess Hospital. She was 94 years old. Doris was an active and devoted member of the Immaculate Conception Church and a long time member of Neo...

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World Cup Fever Hits the North End: Soccer Tournament Begins This Week

World Cup Fever Hits the North End: Soccer Tournament Begins This Week

The FIFA World Cup begins this week and the North End is excited and ready to join in the quadrennial celebration of soccer’s greatest tournament. National pride and international bragging rights are at stake as teams representing 32 countries convene in Brazil to determine which nation has the best soccer team in the world....

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Quality of Life Issues Raised at Police Meeting

June 10, 2014
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Quality of Life Issues Raised at Police Meeting

Quality of life issues were the main topic at the June Boston Police North End Public Safety Committee monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. Loud parties continue to be the key problem presented to police. While police have made several arrests and fines were given to tenants, the problem continues according to...

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NEAA Family Baseball Day a Huge Smash

June 10, 2014
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NEAA Family Baseball Day a Huge Smash

While weather continuously caused the cancellation of the North End Athletic Association Opening Day baseball festivities, the organization after several attempts finally managed to get in a great baseball day and the games, a free barbecue and raffle to benefit the non-profit group was held at Langone Field on Commercial Street. And estimated crowd...

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Mayor Holds Coffee Hour in the North End

June 10, 2014
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Mayor Marty Walsh held the 16th annual North End/Waterfront Coffee Hour in Christopher Columbus Park. Numerous local residents turned out to meet with the Mayor to discuss several issues related to public parks and other community issues. Participants were provided with free Dunkin’ Donut and coffee and treats and fresh fruit from Whole Food...

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Trash Collection Schedule

Apparently, North End residents are not pleased with Mayor Martin J Walsh’s decision to cut the neighborhoods household trash pickup days from three to two to save money based on the estimated cost to do trash pick-up. The Mayor also cited environmental reasons for the major change in the community’s trash collection schedule. For...

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