Monthly Archives: April 2017

Running for A Cause

Running for A Cause

North End resident Sabrina Dello Russo hosted a fundraiser for NEADS on Sunday at Prezza Restaurant. Dello Russo will be running in this year’s Marathon to raise funds for the organization that provides assistance dogs for people who are hearing impaired or have a physical disability. Pictured at the event are, from left, Julie...

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ISD Board Defers 173 Endicott Street Development

ISD Board Defers 173 Endicott Street Development

Plans to construct a 51’ high building (9 units of condominiums) at 173 Endicott Street were deferred to May 23 by the Inspectional Services Department (ISD) Board of Directors at a public meeting held on Tuesday, March 18. Plans call for four indoor parking spaces within the structure, with other vehicles utilizing street parking...

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Finding Solutions:Community Honors Principal Griffin and Vice Principal Torres for 10 Years of Service

Finding Solutions:Community Honors Principal Griffin and Vice Principal Torres for 10 Years of Service

By John Lynds A decade ago the Eliot School was a failing Boston Public School and its future bleak. However, the arrival of two dynamic educators in 2007 put the Eliot on the map and a few short years later the Eliot emerged as arguably the best public school in the city, On Friday,...

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Winthrop Square Project Remains in the Shadow

By Phil Orlandella Home rule petitions, letters, lobbying, public and private political discussions, news articles, the changing of the state’s Shadow Law, and airport height limitations are all an important part of allowing or not allowing a major development by Millennium Partners at Winthrop Square. There are many points of view relating to the...

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BPDA Approves North Washington Street Hotel

By Phil Orlandella Nine projects were approved by the Boston Planning Development Agency (BPDA) Board of Directors including a new hotel in the North End at 88 North Washington Street. The hotel being developed by LIMAC Realty, LLC will include 64 guest rooms, 12 retail and management jobs. The new structure will contain 36,013...

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Police Investigate Two North End Robberies

By Phil Orlandella Two robberies occurred in the North End last week, one on Hanover Street and another on Salem Street. President Bill Clinton once visited Mike’s Pastry on Hanover Street. While crossing the street on Monday morning to deposit cash receipts at Citizens Bank, an unknown male suspect reportedly grabbed one of the...

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Boston Local Festival Coming to Greenway

Registration is currently open for the 8th annual Boston Local Food Festival scheduled for Sunday, September 17 from 11 AM to 5 PM on the Rose Kennedy Greenway. A program of Sustainable Business Network (SBN) is recruiting vendors and sponsors for New England’s largest one-day farmers market. Themed “Healthy Local Food for All” the...

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Children’s Programs at West End Library

Music & Movement Story Time with Sherry Eskin – Tuesday, April 11, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Children and their caregivers, join Sherry for a special story time in which every book is a song! Make music with the library’s instruments, and enjoy parachute play. No registration required. Groups and individuals welcome. LEGO Club – Thursday, April...

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Registration Now Open for All Girls Sports Festival

Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, and Boston Centers for Youth & Families invite girls from throughout the city to spend their April school vacation at the All Girls Sports Festival in Roxbury.  The four-day event will take place April 18 to April 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m....

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One Boston Day Encourages Goodwill

“One Boston Day”, the city’s way of honoring Boston’s resilience, generosity and strength on April 15, 2013, serves as an opportunity to recognize the good of the community and reflects the spirit of the people that were exemplified in response to the loss in tragedies of the bombing at the Boston marathon. Two websites,...

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