Monthly Archives: June 2018

Field of Flags on Boston Common

Field of Flags on Boston Common

A total of 37,268 American flags were placed on the Boston Common last week to honor those from Massachusetts who have died in wars dating back to the Revolution. That number included 296 military heroes that have died in duty since 9/11. In particular, those war dead were honored at a special ceremony on...

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Five Candidates Elected to NEWNC Board

June 1, 2018
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Five Candidates Elected to NEWNC Board

On Saturday, May 19th, residents voted to elect five members to the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council. 2018 NEWNC Election Results Marie Simboli – 83 votes John Pregmon – 61 votes Brett Roman – 49 votes Patrick Bova – 39 votes Joel (Jody) Faller – 33 votes All of the candidates listed above will be...

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Parks Improvements Plan Looks Good

June 1, 2018
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A presentation by the Boston Parks Department for improvements to Puopolo Park, Langone Field, bocce courts, drainage, playground, basketball court, the Harbor Walk and some open space has apparently been blessed by North End residents at a recent public meeting. Several public meetings have been held to get to this point. Many local organizations...

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NEWNC Supports Three Requests

June 1, 2018
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Three voting agenda items were supported unanimously by the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) at their monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center on Monday, May 14. A request by Jen Royle seeking to create a private space at 445 Hanover St. with a cordial license received Council support. A proposal by Jeff...

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Mirabella Pool Scheduled to Open June 16

June 1, 2018
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Something called summer will hopefully be just around the corner, maybe. Hotter weather means the opening of the Mirabella Pool (North End Pool), scheduled for Saturday, June 16. The Nazzaro Community Center is currently accepting seasonable passes costing: Adults (age 20-61) $20, Teens (age 13-19) $10, Youth (age 6-12) $5, Age 5 and under...

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NEWRA Supports Use of Basement Space

June 1, 2018
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Originally, there were three voting items on the May 10 North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. However, two of them were withdrawn by the petitioners and could find their way to the NEWRA June monthly meeting. The third agenda voting request by Anthony Virgilio for Jennifer Royle,...

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Placement Evaluations for Charlestown Soccer Fall Season to Take Place

Placement evaluations for Charlestown Soccer’s Fall 2018 travel soccer season will take place over the course of the first two weeks in June.  Sessions will run for roughly one hour and 15 minutes, following the check in period. Placements are field evaluations of all our potential players conducted by independent contractors, and are used...

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Community News

Weekly Block Parties and on The Greenway The Boston Calling Block Parties series at Dewey Square Park on The Greenway kicks off. Block Parties are free and open to all every Thursday from 5 PM to 8 p.m. all summer long with games, music, and beer and wine for purchase. Boston Public Market Returns...

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Field of Flags on the Common Marks 9th Year

In two hours, 400 volunteers transformed a patch of grass on the Boston Common into a moving Memorial Day tribute. After nine years, the field of American flags on the Common never gets old, and that’s exactly the point as 37,268 small American flags were placed on the Common by volunteers late last week,...

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NEAA Baseball Opening Day Sponsors Thanked

The North End Athletic Association (NEAA) would like to say a huge thank you to all those businesses and individuals who contributed to a successful and enjoyable 2018 Opening Day Celebration. Over 400 players, family members, friends, and supporters attended throughout the day to celebrate spring and the beginning of another exciting year of...

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