Monthly Archives: March 2016

Slippery Slope

Slippery Slope

The Nazzaro Center, for the  13th consecutive winter, made its annual trip to the  New England Sports Park  in Amesbury for a night of snow tubing. Pictured are three of the members enjoying the evening.

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North End Public Safety Update:2 Arrests,1 Robbery, 3 Larcenies

By David Marx Boston Police District A-1 provided an update on recent neighborhood crime incidents, summarized below, at the February 2016 North End Public Safety Meeting. 2 arrests: -1/12/16 @ 1.30am: Burglary / B&E – Officer Pasciuto arrested a guy with a jimmy bar and whom had possession of credit cards and checkbooks with...

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Three North End Legal Occupancy Changes Requested

By Phil Orlandella Three meetings were held by the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services relating to two request regarding legal occupancy changes in the North End. Maria Lanza, Liaison for Neighborhood Services conducted the meeting at which abutters have the opportunity to express opinions on the applications. A legal change of legal occupancy at...

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Crudo Receives NEWNC Support for All-Alcohol License

By Matt Conti The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) voted 5-2 in support of an all-alcohol license upgrade for Crudo North End LLC. Crudo is a sushi and Japanese fusion restaurant located at 78 Salem Street that opened in the Summer 2015. Representing Crudo manager Nicholas Leo, Attorney Daniel Toscano presented to...

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DPW Resumes North End Street Sweeping

The Boston Public Works Department (PWD)  announced that efforts are underway to clean the streets following this winter’s snow and ice, overnight posted street sweeping has resumed and posted residential street sweeping will resume in the North End March 1. Snow and ice no longer pose an issue for street cleaning on these routes...

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ZipCar Discusses Pilot Program at NEWNC Meeting

By Matt Conti At this month’s meeting of the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC), General Manager of ZipCar Boston, Jeremy Pomp, discussed the company’s involvement in the City of Boston’s 3-month old pilot “Drive Boston” car share program recently implemented in the North End. ZipCar is using two on-street spots on Cross...

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Mayor Launches ‘Neat Streets’ to Target Cigarette Butts

Mayor Martin J. Walsh launched ‘Neat Streets,’ an interactive public space installation, which aims to deter littering behaviors among residents and visitors who smoke cigarettes. “Boston is a beautiful city, but to keep it that way we must all do our part to keep our streets clean,” said Mayor Walsh in a press release....

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Teenagers March for More Funding for State/Non-Profit Jobs

Several hundred students took advantage of February school vacation to march through Boston streets calling for more state funding for youth employment. The group stopped traffic on their way to the State House to lobby legislators and the governor to increase funding for Youth Works, a state program that pays to place low-income teenagers...

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Johnny “Shoes” Cammarata will be Missed

By Phil Orlandella Life-long North End resident Johnny “Shoes” Cammarata will be missed by his family and many friends who will always remember him for his dedicated commitment to the neighborhood he loved and advocated for. Outspoken, Johnny was a respected member of the community who helped to grow and maintain on a continuous...

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Second Public Space Invitational Launched

Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the launch of the second Public Space Invitational, a civic design competition that aims to reimagine our public spaces in Boston. “This competition serves as a great opportunity for Boston’s talented and creative community to show us how we can use pilot projects to improve the functionality and attraction...

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