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Council Votes to Oppose Smoke Shop

July 28, 2018
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Council Votes to Oppose Smoke Shop

For the second community monthly meeting, North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC), residents flocked to the Nazzaro Community Center, to oppose Charter Realty’s proposal to open a Starbucks at 198 Hanover Street only to learn both the Starbucks and Citizens Bank have been taken off the agenda by the applicant. However, residents made it clear...

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Mercantile Wharf Residents at Risk of Losing Their Homes

July 28, 2018
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Mercantile Wharf tenants turned out in force at the Mayor’s Coffee Hour, held at Columbus Park, to express concerns relating to the FY 2019 $3.3 billion-dollar budget that did not include, for the third year in a row, a $5 million pilot City Rent Subsidy Program. The City Rent Subsidy Program, proposed by a...

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North End Movie Nights at Gassy Start August 15

July 28, 2018
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Boston Community Collaborative will host “North End Movie Nights” in August at the DeFilippo Park (Gassy) with pizza served at 7 p.m. and the movies starting at dark on Wednesdays. This is an annual free event and all are welcome. Rain location: Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. August 15-Marmaduke, August 22-Shrek, August...

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Paul Revere Mall Groundbreaking Ceremony Held

July 28, 2018
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A ground-breaking ceremony was held on July 25 at the Paul Revere Mall (Prado) with Mayor Martin Walsh. The Mall will be getting a complete overhaul with key improvements including an underground drainage system, better lighting and increased accessibility, according to the Mayor. In addition, the historic feature will be repaired but the basis...

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Friends of the North End 46th Reunion September 15

July 28, 2018
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One of the best gatherings to have fun, mingle with friends, tell a few jokes or stories (not always true) is the annual Friends of the North End Reunion being held at the Sons of Italy Hall, 117 Swanton Street, Winchester on Saturday, September 15, starting at 2 p.m. This is the 46th annual...

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NEAD Family Fun Festival August 6-12

July 28, 2018
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A week-long series of events and activities has been scheduled throughout the North End as part of the North End Against Drugs (NEAD) Family Fun Festival, throughout the community from August 6 to August 12. “NEAD has put together many events and activities throughout the neighborhood for an entire week at various locations,” President...

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NEAD Schedules Popular Family Pride Day

July 28, 2018
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As they usually do, North End Against Drugs (NEAD) has put together one of the best neighborhood events, North End Pride Day, scheduled for Sunday, September 15 from 12 to 4:30 p.m. at the North End bocce courts on Commercial Street. Each year, the special community event is well attended and offers a wide-range...

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News and Notes

July 28, 2018
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City launches new pilot program A new program, the Age and Dementia Family Friendly pilot program, has been launched by the City of Boston’s Commission of Elderly Affairs, and Mayor Martin J. Walsh. The pilot program encourages local businesses to make their space and service more inclusive for people of all ages. No North...

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Opinion

July 28, 2018
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Recreational sale of pot has not cleared up the smoke It won’t be too long until recreational pot shops are opened throughout the State with apparent rigid rules, regulations and policies geared to control the industry that will possibly continue to grow out of control. The powers to be are only blowing smoke in...

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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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