Monthly Archives: April 2015

Lighthouse Preservation

Lighthouse Preservation

North End Library, 25 Parmenter Street will present Boston Light-Preserving an American Lighthouse Lecture and Slideshow on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 from 6-7:30pm. Nearly 300 years ago Boston Harbor became the ideal maritime colony for commerce and trade. Because Boston Harbor required safe passage for economic growth, Boston Libght c.1716 was created as an...

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Small Leeway Should be Given

The City of Boston has spun its wheels at a fast pace to make it convenient and more specifically safer for cyclists to move through the streets. There are already rules, regulations and painted areas covering this issue. Now legislators want to add another rule that is controversial by banning vehicles from stopping in...

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Residents Need to Comment on North Street Bridge Project

Boston Public Works (BPW) has and will continue to conduct  neighborhood public meetings regarding the design and renovations of the North Washington Street Bridge, a four-year construction project that could begin in late 2016 or early 2017. Residents who have yet to attend one of these meetings need to make it their business to...

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Central Artery Ramp Parcel Public Meeting Scheduled

April 1, 2015
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The fifth public meeting relating to the Central Artery Ramp Parcel Study has been scheduled by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA). MassDOT is required to consider options for covering the open ramp portions of the Central Pottery/Tunnel Parcels 6, 12 and 18 along the Rose Kennedy Greenway....

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Maintenance Man Receives Good Neighbor Award

April 1, 2015
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Maintenance Man Receives Good Neighbor Award

Maintenance man John Quigley at the Fulton Street Housing facility has been presented the January North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) Good Neighbor Award for his eight years of taking care of the building by cleaning, both in and outside of the facility at 185 Fulton Street. NEWRA presents the award on a monthly basis...

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North Washington Street Bridge Renovation and Design Could Be a Four-year Project

April 1, 2015
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Construction for the redesign and renovation for the North Washington Bridge, known to many as the Charlestown Bridge, is expected to begin in late 2016 or early 2017 with a 3 to 4 year time frame for completion. The bridge was originally built in 1898, and was shut down and 2003 due to safety...

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