Monthly Archives: June 2017

Report on Transportation Policy Briefing Series Released

Following up on work to advance comprehensive and sustainable transportation policy for the City of Boston, the City Council’s Committee on Parks, Recreation, and Transportation released a report summarizing findings from a series of policy briefings held over the previous six months. The report includes links to full video of the hearings, graphics addressing...

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West End “Open Canal Street”Celebration

Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced Boston will celebrate “Open Canal Street” on Saturday, July 8, 2017. For the afternoon, the West End’s two-block Canal Street will shut down to vehicles, and open up for pedestrians, who will be able to shop, dine and enjoy the atmosphere of Boston’s West End. “With the success and...

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North End Public Safety Meeting Report

By David Marx Boston Police District A-1 provided an update on recent neighborhood crime incidents, summarized below, at the May 2017 North End Public Safety Meeting. Aggravated Assault / Home Invasion (1) -4/18 @ Fulton Street @ 11:40pm: Three suspects (one male and two females) entered an apartment. The male suspect struck the victim...

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ISD Defers 173 Endicott Street Project

By Phil Orlandella The City of Boston Inspectional Services Department (ISD) acted on two North End requests. A request by the owner of 173 Endicott Street to construct a five-story, nine residential building with some indoor garage parking was deferred until November by the Board. The Board approved a request by Thad Seymour to...

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North End “Girl” Friends Reunion

Fillipo’s Ristorante, 283 Causeway Street, North End will be the location of the 2017 “Girl” Friends grand reception on Saturday, September 30 at 6:30 PM. Tickets are $55 per person, cash bar, parking adjacent to the eatery. Tables of 10 must be reserved. Deadline for purchasing tickets is September 13 made payable to Francine...

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Beverly Street Building Seeking Potential Renters

By Phil Orlandella Developers of the Beverly Building at 101 Beverly Street are claiming the structure located on Parcel 1B in the North End is already for potential residency. Located next to North Station, the Beverly Building will reportedly feature mixed use development. The building will contain 239 affordable and workforce housing units. The...

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Opinion

By Phil Orlandella Tina Natale a wise selection by NEMPAC The North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) continues to add quality members to its Board of Directors. Tina Natale, the newest selection, has all the tools and desire to help NEMPAC continue to grow into a productive and viable community resource. A...

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North End/Waterfront Voters Need to Figure Out the Best Candidate

Now that District 1 Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina has officially stated he will not run for re-election, the North End/Waterfront community must play a huge role in voting for his replacement. Currently, there are three candidates seeking a two-year seat on the Council, two from East Boston and one North Ender. The District...

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Silence Has No Echo

The current drug use and sales in the North End are no secret to residents and the business community. Yet, not too many of them have stood tall when it comes to helping District A1 Boston Police act on the drug issues which are without question the major contributors to neighborhood crimes of all...

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