Monthly Archives: October 2014

‘Craft in America: Service,’ at North Bennet Street School

Be the first to see this latest episode of the Peabody Award-winning series. “Craft in America: Service” tells the story of craft in the military by documenting the power of the handmade to inspire, motivate, and heal. The episode traces the origins of the Army Arts & Crafts Program, the G.I. Bill and their...

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Leash Law Still Being Abused in Community

North End/Waterfront residents still have their sights set on leash law problems that they claim occurs every day, mostly in public parks. Dogs are running uncontrolled and there appears to be no end in sight because the city doesn’t have the manpower or other resources to respond to these leash law violators. It appears...

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North End Still the Safest Boston Neighborhood

Based on several reports issued by the District A-1 Boston Police Department released at the North End Public Safety monthly meeting the community still ranks as the safest neighborhood in Boston. While police are still struggling to reduce crime of all kinds in many other neighborhoods, the North End crime rate continues to decrease...

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Yes on Question Two

Fenway Park filled to the brim with plastic bottles. That dramatic image conveys the volume of bottle litter we throw away in Massachusetts each year. Most of it gets deposited in landfills. Some litter lingers in our gutters, along the roads, across the beaches and on the sidewalks. It’s pretty gross. It is irresponsible...

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Boston City Councilors Deserve Pay Raise

Boston City Councilors are entitled to a pay raise. They worked very hard to attempt to make the city a great place to live and work. Being an elected member of the Council is a 24-7 job that requires much attention to requests and suggestions from Bostonians made on a daily basis. A lot...

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Waterfront Residents Oppose Lewis Wharf Proposal

An informational meeting with the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) to discuss a potential proposal to develop a boutique hotel and approximately 30-50 residential units on the existing pilings of Lewis Wharf, a throng of Waterfront residents opposed the idea. They actually filled the Nazzaro Center Hall, the hallways and were picketing outside of...

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FOCCP a Super Good Neighbor

The neighborhood has several non-profit organizations that make the community a terrific place to live, work and play. One of these, all volunteer groups is the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP)  which is compromised North End/Waterfront residents and the business community. FOCCP’s goal and purpose is to further the restoration, protection, preservation, care,...

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Madonna Della Cava Annual Halloween Party October 25

October 23, 2014
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One of the best, if not the best community outdoor Halloween Party will be presented by the Madonna Della Cava Society on Hanover and Battery Streets, starting with a fabulous costume parade. The 63rd annual neighborhood popular event will include: DJ Amo, games, activities, inflatable’s and other games, a bounce, face painting and tickets...

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Police Arrest Suspect in North End Alleged Indecent Assault

October 23, 2014
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Boston Police responded immediately to a 911 call from a female alleging she was the victim of an indecent assault early Saturday morning at 2:45am in the quite area of Tileston and Wiggin Streets in the North End. The victim was apparently walking home when she noticed an unknown individual who she described to...

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MassDOT Schedules 3rd Ramp Parcel Public Meeting

October 23, 2014
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A third public meeting regarding the Central Artery Ramp Parcel Study has been scheduled at City Hall, according to John Romano of MassDOT. The state agency is required to consider options for covering the open ramp portions of the Central Artery/Tunnel Parcels 6, 12 and 18 along the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway. “The requirement...

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