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Mayor Names William Evans Boston Police Commissioner

January 14, 2014
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Boston has a new Police Commissioner William B. Evans, who has been a member of the force for over 31 years. The new commissioner was appointed by newly elected Mayor Martin J. Walsh at ceremonies held on January 9. Evans said, “I am deeply honored and humbled that the Mayor has entrusted me with...

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Chamber Looking At Italian Heritage Night At Fenway

January 14, 2014
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An idea to hold an Italian Heritage Night at Yawkey Way/Fenway Park was one of several items discussed at last week’s North End Chamber of Commerce monthly meeting held at St. Leonard’s Church Hall on Prince Street. The business group decided to inquire an opinion of all its membership by email to find out...

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Household Trash Placement Public Hearing to Be Held

January 7, 2014
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Household Trash Placement Public Hearing to Be Held

A request to change the placement of household trash out on the day of collection by 6 AM will be the topic of discussion at a Boston City Council public hearing scheduled by City Counselor Sal LaMattina at the request of North End/Waterfront residents that presented him a petition with 800 signatures calling for...

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North End Public Safety Meeting Canceled Due to Snowstorm

January 7, 2014
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A major snowstorm forced the cancellation of the District A-1 Boston Police monthly Public Safety meeting scheduled in the Nazzaro Community Center last week. One of the many topics that would have taken place would have been the robbery of three North End businesses by a local resident and in accomplice. Listed below is...

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7-eleven Signage Main Topic at NEWRA Meeting

December 31, 2013
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Approval of the business signage for the opening of a second 7-Eleven store on Hanover Street was placed on hold by the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) pending the chain-store meeting with residents to discuss the issue. While the 7-Eleven did send a representative from one of its consulting firms to the North End/Waterfront Residents’...

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Billy Tse, Recipient of Good Neighbor Award

December 24, 2013
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Billy Tse, Recipient of Good Neighbor Award

Billy Tse Restaurant, 240 Commercial Street was the recipient of the December North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association’s Good Neighbor Award. `Each month NEWRA recognizes a local business and/or resident that takes the time to help keep the community clean by sweeping the sidewalk and curb in front of their place of business or residence. The...

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Five Story Building Planned for Endicott Street

December 24, 2013
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Plans to demolish the existing one-story building at 210 Endicott Street and construct a five-story, four family dwelling with a roof deck and parking for three vehicles in a garage underneath the building are currently being reviewed by the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA). The property is located adjacent to the former gas station, now...

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Salem Street Lot Slated for 5-story Building

December 24, 2013
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Plans to build a 5-story structure at 124-126 Salem Street will be reviewed by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association Zoning, Licensing and Construction committee to develop questions and comments for submission to the owner, Collin Yip, in advance of a possible vote on the project at the NEWRA January 9 monthly meeting, according to...

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Possible Supermarket in North Station Area

December 24, 2013
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All the hard work of the North End, West End, and Beacon Hill Supermarket Committee may have paid off as Boston Properties and Delaware North, the Boston Garden Project developers, have announced that a preliminary agreement with Star Market to operate a 45,000 square foot Shaw’s Market at the site. The Boston Redevelopment Authority...

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7-eleven No-show at NEWNC Meeting

December 17, 2013
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7-eleven No-show at NEWNC Meeting

Operators of the new 7-Eleven, 340 Hanover Street were asked to attend last week’s North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) monthly meeting to discuss their Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) approval for signage at the store formerly occupied by the White Hen Pantry but they were a no-show. Some Council members were not pleased that 7-Eleven...

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