Monthly Archives: November 2014

Neighborhood Engagement Walks Provide Valuable Information

Neighborhood Engagement Community Walks being held in the North End community have become a great service to residents, especially abutters of proposed projects. These on the spot meetings held by the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services provides the community a firsthand opportunity to see potential projects before they begin and express their point of...

Read more »

Marathon Memorial Should Be on the Top of the List

Placing a memorial for the victims and survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing is simply the right thing to do for these innocent people that had to pay a terrible price for being at the wrong place at the wrong time. The mourning and suffering still continues from this uncalled for act of terrorism...

Read more »

North End Public Safety Meeting

November 7, 2014
By

District A-1 Boston Police will hold its monthly community meeting on Thursday, November 6 at 6:30pm in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. Police will provide crime statistics that took place over the past 30 days, compared to the same time period last year. They will also provide other information, address questions...

Read more »

Opinions

November 7, 2014
By

Support NEBC holiday decorations Each year, the North End Beautification Committee (NEBC) decorates several local streets for the holiday season. The volunteer organization has helped put the community in the holiday spirit with festive decorations. In order to complete this yearly community endeavor, NEBC needs financial support from neighborhood residents and the business community....

Read more »

NEMPAC Provide a Great Service to the Neighborhood

North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) was founded in 2001 by a group of local residents seeking musical programming in the community. They have succeeded by leaps and bounds and continue to move forward each year with musical opportunities for the neighborhood. In 2008, the Robert White Foundation donated the use of...

Read more »

NEWRA Elects Officers

Four North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) members were named as officers by the community based all volunteer organization. NEWRA members have shown their support and confidence in the officers that are expected to provide leadership for the organization that apparently has close to 300 registered members of the non-profit neighborhood group. Congratulations to President...

Read more »

Charlie’s Problem

Charlie Baker has intrigued some of my Democratic friends. They worked with him in government or insurance and admire his management acumen. But he has problems if he expects Democrats to turn tail or Independents to support him. Many of them speak to his character. Let’s name them. Smart enough? In his 2010 gubernatorial...

Read more »

Former NEWRA President Jim Salini did a Commendable Job

Outgoing North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) President Jim Salini did an outstanding job coordinating and conducting the monthly meetings. While at the helm, Salini always maintained complete control of the community meetings, running them in a professional manner. As President, he not only kept the meetings orderly but educational. Jim, as President, never injected...

Read more »

Society Holds Terrific Halloween Party

Another very successful community Halloween Party was held by the Madonna Della Cava Society on Hanover and Battery Streets. The area was full of families and their children participating in the 63rd annual outdoor neighborhood event. It was a true Halloween Party with games, activities, inflatable games, a bounce, face painting, prizes and a...

Read more »

Casino Soap Opera Continues

Casino gambling has become a soap-opera in Massachusetts with a lot of stay-tuned. Chapter One: A series of having a casino in East Boston at Suffolk Downs (Probably where it should have been built in the first place). Residents of Eastie held all the cards and out-drew potential owners. Chapter Two: The Tale of...

Read more »