Monthly Archives: May 2015

USS Constitution on Dry Dock for Three Years

USS Constitution on Dry Dock for Three Years

The USS Constitution at the Charlestown Navy Yard, the world’s oldest commissioned warship, has been undergoing a much needed restoration and will not be leaving dry dock for the next three years. The restoration will close the USS Constitution Museum to tourists that visit the ship until it enters dry dock on May 19....

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Luongos Celebrate 67th Anniversary

Luongos Celebrate 67th Anniversary

On Saturday, April 25, 2015 Walter and Grace Luongo celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary.  Walter met Grace in 1947 and were married in 1948. They are life long residents of the North End. Walter who will be celebrating his 90th birthday in May has served our country in World War II from 1943 to...

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Spring Day on the Greenway

Spring Day on the Greenway

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Public Hearing on BRA Development Policy Scheduled

May 7, 2015
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Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina, Chair of the Committee on Economic Development, Planning and Labor, will hold the first public hearing on the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) community benefits agreement. At the request of Councilor Ayanna Pressley, the first hearing will focus on the Inclusionary Development Policy and obligations for developer payments to the...

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Boston Landmarks Commission Celebrating 40 Years of Service

The Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) is celebrating its 40th year of serving the city and its residents effectively. Established in 1975 to identify and protect Boston’s historic buildings, structures, the area and sites, BLC is the city’s preservation planning agency. It reviews development and demolition activities affecting older properties, delivers public information and assistance...

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NEAA Baseball Runs on Sponsorships

The North End Athletic Association (NEAA) Baseball Program is a well organized league that provides much needed recreational activities to over 150 local players. The program includes: Majors and Minor League teams and a T-Ball program. Players have a full regular-season, playoffs, and All Star Game, participation in several tournaments in other parts of...

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Downtown View:Curiouser and Curiouser

In the last three weeks, one vehicle on my block was not towed on street cleaning days. This has never happened in the last decade. The debris under those cars sat there for two weeks. A South End resident said a car on her street last week was not towed. Again, the cigarette butts,...

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Sports 05-05-2015

NEAA U21 Dodgers playing big roles in college sports  The NEAA U21 Dodgers have several players doing big things for their college teams. Two lifelong North End men, who have played in the NEAA baseball program since age eight, are getting ready to wrap up their seasons and return to the Dodgers for summer...

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Eliot School Students’ Model Now on Display at City Hall

May 7, 2015
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Eliot School Students’ Model Now on Display at City Hall

Boston Public Schools kindergarteners, included the Eliot School in the North End, created models demonstrating how to make Boston a more accessible, vibrant and engaging place, which will be on display at City Hall until May 1. The Our Boston exhibit is part o f the 21st Annual Youth Arts Month, a citywide showcase...

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Baseball Opening Day Ceremony a Grand Slam

May 7, 2015
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Baseball Opening Day Ceremony a Grand Slam

Needless to say, this season’s North End Athletic Association (NEAA) Baseball Opening Day was another huge success. A Grand Slam at that. Hundreds of family, friends and neighbors turned out for the all day schedule of games, two Majors and three Minor League games. A free barbecue was enjoying and a terrific raffle with...

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