Monthly Archives: February 2017

Greenway Raises $10,000 in Membership Gifts

Greenway Raises $10,000 in Membership Gifts

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy reached its goal ($10,000) in membership gifts at the end of last year and met its match. Member and donor support helped make 2016 such a wonderful  year and the Conservancy has a lot more fun planned for 2017. It’s  not too late to sign-up.

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NEWNC Host Public Meeting with New Owners of Nursing Home

By Phil Orlandella In the near future, the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) possibly in March, will hold a public meeting to discuss the finalization of the potential sale of the North End Nursing Home by Spalding. Following a lengthily community endeavor to keep the Fulton Street home from closing and other residents transferred...

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Younger Seniors Elect New President

By Phil Orlandella The North End Younger Seniors social group that meets two days a week in the Nazzaro Center has said farewell to former President Ida DePasquale who has decided to retire to enjoy the golden years. Ida has provided many years of dedicated service to the North End seniors and she was...

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North End Demolition Community Meeting Set for Tonight (Feb. 7)

By Phil Orlandella Maria Lanza, North End liaison, Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services, reminds residents that an Article 85 Demolition Delay community meeting will be held tonight, Tuesday, February 7 at 7 p.m. in the Nazzaro Community Center. “The application calls for the proposed demolition of the buildings at 198 Hanover, 60 Cross and...

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NEWRA Claims Winthrop Square Development Violates Shadow Law

By Phil Orlandella A letter commenting on the development of 115 Winthrop Square as proposed by Millennium Partners, in response to the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) has been sent to the BPDA highlighting many issues and concerns relating to the proposed project. NEWRA at their January 12 monthly meeting voted to join...

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Board of Appeals Approves Two North End Proposals

By Phil Orlandella A proposal by Alpine Advisory Services to change the legal occupancy at 406-418 Commercial Street to include wireless telecommunications equipment, installed within 8- foot fiberglass chimney behind an existing 21” brick parapet four antennas and erect a roof platform to mount two equipment cabinets and GPS antennas thereon with cable runs...

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Cupids Come to Christopher Columbus Park

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) will celebrate Valentine’s Day by making one of the City’s most kissable places even more romantic. Illuminated heart-holding cupids will grace the north and south ends of the trellis in Christopher Columbus Park during mid-February. FOCCP invites you to the park to see the new red and...

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Mayor Walsh Leads 37th Annual Homeless Census

Mayor Martin J. Walsh led a group of 400 volunteers, including City of Boston cabinet and department heads, State officials, community and civic leaders, and homeless providers in conducting the street count for the City’s 37th annual homeless census. The street count is part of a larger census of homeless adults and families in...

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Roosters Rule at Greenway’s Chinatown Park

In honor of the Chinese Year of the Rooster, the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, has commissioned a temporary installation of over 2,000 3D printer roosters in conjunction with New America Public Art (NAPA) and artist Chris Templeman who is also an engineer and educator. In roughly three to four-hour printing period over the course...

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Indoor Batting Cage to be Installed in the Nazzaro Center

By Phil Orlandella The Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street will be one of four sites that the Boston Red Sox Foundation will install indoor batting cages. Batting cage installation is made possible by a grant from the Youth Development Foundation, an organization set up in 2015 by Major League Baseball (MLB) and...

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