Monthly Archives: July 2018

One Tasty Field Trip

One Tasty Field Trip

Local school children visited Bova’s bakery last week. The students had to fill their last couple snow days with activities and asked the Bova family if they could do a field trip to the bakery. Dr. Bova and daughter were so gracious to the children. They gave them a tour, and let them play...

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North End Residents Pleased with Starbucks Withdrawing Proposal for Store Location

North End residents and businesses were pleased to hear that Mayor Martin Walsh made it clear that he didn’t think opening a Starbucks in the community was appropriate based on heavy opposition by the neighborhood and he recommended that Charter Realty withdraw their proposal which they eventually did. “After hearing concerns from residents sustaining...

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Councilor Wu Holds Hearing on Resident Permit Parking

City Councilor Michelle Wu held a hearing regarding the resident permit parking program in the city on June 28. On the panel were transportation experts from the city as well as members of organizations who have advocated for and researched better ways of managing parking in the city. This hearing was the beginning of...

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Major Changes in Store for Parking Tickets, Street Cleaning Starting July 2

Fines have been increased, as of July 2, for parking in violation of 11 City of Boston parking regulations, including overstaying a meter – which goes up to $40 a whack. The fines to be increased reflect those violations that most negatively impact Boston residents, are most frequently violated, and are a source of...

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School Committee Approves Appointment of Interim Superintendent

The Boston School Committee on Monday unanimously voted to approve Laura Perille as Interim Superintendent of the Boston Public Schools (BPS). Laura Perille previously served as the President and CEO of EdVestors, a school improvement nonprofit with the mission of increasing the number of schools in Boston delivering dramatically improved educational outcomes for all...

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Council, Advisory Board Vote for Pay Increases – Including Mayor

The City Council voted 11-2 at its June 27 meeting to accept the mayor’s new ordinance that would raise the pay of several City employees, including the City Council and the mayor. The changes for mayor wouldn’t go into effect until after the next election in 2022. The changes for the City Council wouldn’t...

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Boston Landmarks Orchestra 2018 Season Begins July 11

The Boston Landmarks Orchestra is gearing up for their 2018 season of free concerts at the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Hatch Memorial Shell on the Esplanade. On July 11, the first ever “Season Tune-Up”  will be held at the Hatch Shell one week before the concerts begin. Landmarks Orchestra conductor and music director...

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ABCD NE/WE NSC Celebrates Independence Day

The ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) held its Independence Day Party to celebrate America’s birthday. Special guests included Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, who visited with his constituents and passed out flags in honor of the day, as well as City Councilor Lydia Edwards who brought cupcakes.  As usual, Victor Brogna, advisory...

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NEAA Individual Baseball Awards are Announced

July 13, 2018
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Following a successful North End Athletic Association (NEAA) Little League (Majors) Baseball season, awards were presented in special categories after the All-Star Game played at Langone Field between the James Gannon and Anthony Reppucci designed team. Baseball Commissioner Ralph Martignetti and baseball Coordinator John Romano presented the plaques and trophies. Regular Season MVP-Richard Bova,...

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NEMPAC Brings Summer Concert Series to the Greenway

The North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) is thrilled to announce that their Summer Concert Series will return this year and use The Greenway as their stage for the very first time, with their Jazz in the Park concerts on July 17th, July 24th, and July 31st, Tuesday evenings, beginning at 6:00 pm and ending at...

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