Monthly Archives: May 2016

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One of the biggest attractions on the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway is the Armenian Heritage Park, a circular winding path paved with grass and inlaid stone with a single jet of water marking the center.

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Opening Day Performance

Opening Day Performance

Lina (age 7) and Marlo (age 6) Walsh from the Eliot School and North End Music and Performing Arts Center performed the National Anthem at Opening Day of the North End Athletic Association Baseball Program. They received a standing ovation from the crowd.

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North End Resident Receives Environmental Award

By Phil Orlandella North End resident Allison Chester was one of numerous individuals, companies and other agencies that were recipients of the 10th annual Greenovate Boston award winners announced by Boston Mayor Martin J Walsh at a special Earth Day celebration held at Fenway Park. The award recognizes outstanding achievements in climate action and...

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North Ender Participating in Best Buddies Challenge

By Phil Orlandella Life-Long North End resident and former board member and President on the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) Stephen Passacantilli will participate in the Best Buddies Challenge in Hyannis Port on Saturday, June 4 to benefit Best Buddies International. Best Buddies is a non-profit organization founded by Anthony Kennedy Shriver in 1989...

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Geraldine Marshall Gift Links North End Community to NEMPAC Music Scholarships

North End Music Performance and Arts Center (NEMPAC) will continue to offer the Geraldine Marshall Scholarship, and to preserve the legacy of a woman who loved children and the arts. The Geraldine Marshall Scholarship Fund enters its second year of awarding two North End children, under the age of 18, with a full-year scholarship...

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ISD Approves Two Requests Denies Another

By Phil Orlandella Boston’s Inspectional Services Department (ISD) Board of Appeals has proved two and denied one request relating to the North End. All applicants appeared at both neighborhood organizations and were supported. ISD approved a request by the owner of 290 North Street to convert the bed and breakfast and one residential unit...

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Downtown View:Chain Store Sorrows

by Karen Cord Taylor Local businesses or chain stores. Which is best for Boston neighborhoods and such shopping attractions as Faneuil Hall Marketplace? The tension has resurfaced recently with a local merchant at Faneuil Hall threatened with eviction, two San Francisco chain stores opening on Charles Street on Beacon Hill and fear by North...

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Mayor’s Coffee Hour at Columbus Park

By Phil Orlandella North End/Waterfront residents will have an opportunity to rub elbows with Boston Mayor Martin Walsh on Wednesday, June 8 at Christopher Columbus Park on Atlantic Avenue from 9:30-10:30am. This is a rain or shine event. Hosted by Boston Parks and Recreation Department along with the 18th annual coffee hour series will...

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Louis Cavagnaro Honored at NEAA Baseball Opening Day Ceremony

The Junior Baseball League opened up the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) 2016 season with an 11am game at Langone Field on Commercial Street. The four team program is made up of future Little League players. Both teams played well and many fans filled the stands during a warm Saturday morning. During a break...

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North Square/Washington Street Bridge Additional Funding Included in Fiscal 2017 City Budget

By Phil Orlandella In response to residents needs identified through Boston 311 and Go Boston 2030, Mayor Martin Walsh has increased the city’s Fiscal 2017 budget to deliver more basic services, including two major projects in the North End. North Square and the North Washington Street Bridge have been scheduled for capital improvements and...

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