Monthly Archives: October 2014

NEAA Fall Soccer Program

The North End Athletic Association kicked off its’ 44th season of Fall Soccer on Dom Campochiaro Field at Langone Park on Saturday September 13th.  There are 3 divisions ages 4 & 5 year olds, 6 to 8 year olds and 9 to 12 year olds.  All divisions and teams are co-ed  with boys and...

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Investment Fraud can be Prevented

Investment fraud has become a serious undertaking causing hard-working people many financial problems and it continues on a major scale. While all kinds of people get caught up in these scams, it seems senior citizens are most vulnerable to investment fraud. One way to protect against investment fraud is talking to the Secretary of...

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Vote No on Question 2

Changing the state’s Bottle Bill by expanding the beverage container deposit law is not a good idea. Since a reported ninety percent of households currently have access to curbside and community recycling programs, the state should be focusing on what works instead of expanding this totally outdated, insufficient and inconvenient system. The expansion bill...

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BRA Modernization System: A Great Leap in the Right Direction

An newly designed online portal web-based system at the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) will significantly reduce the current reliance on paper documents as the primary method of receiving letters of intent, project notification forms, notice of project changes and other items that are crucial to the Article 80 development review process. The new modernized...

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NEWRA to Elect Officers at Monthly Meeting

October 8, 2014
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Election of officers will be the featured topic at the Thursday, October 9 monthly meeting of the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) being held in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street at 7pm. In addition, a representative from the Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC) will update residents on the eminent plans...

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Boston Public Market Forms New Partnership

October 8, 2014
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The Trustees of Reservations and the Boston Public Market slated to open at a permanent, indoor location on the Greenway directly above the Haymarket MBTA station in 2015, have announced an important new partnership that will bring the Trustee’s experience and expertise in community programming to the planned public market. An area dedicated to...

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North End’s Superstar Artist Nate Swain Is Transforming the Look of the City

North End’s Superstar Artist Nate Swain Is Transforming the Look of the City

North End resident Nate Swain has been described as a visionary, self-taught artist, professional, a photo muralist, and an inspiration to young artists. But the description now being affixed to his name is: rising superstar on the city’s arts scene. A graduate of Doherty High School in Worcester, Swain received his Associate’s degree in...

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A Dog Park Will Help Resolve Problems

Besides North End dog owners being responsible citizens by picking up after their pets and abiding by the leash law, a dog park is needed in the community which will help resolve some of the so-called problems being generated by neighborhood residents in search of answers. Dog issues in the North End or in...

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MassDOT North End RFPs Public Meeting

North End/Waterfront residents should plan to attend a MassDOT public meeting to discuss Requests For Proposals for state owned properties in the community. MassDOT will be soliciting feedback from the community on the RFPs for Parcel 11A located at the corner of Hanover and Cross Streets, adjacent to the former Mother Anna’s Restaurant and...

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From Our Readers

Let Us Play Bingo! Dear Editor, Ever since last spring. The BHA has been attempting to create a culture of boredom and strife between themselves and the residents of Ausonia Apartments in the North End. They took away our BINGO games, a most vital mode of socialization, relaxation and entertainment for not only the...

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