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News and Notes

July 13, 2018
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Mayor Walsh’s Fiscal Year 2019 Budget         The Fiscal Year 2019 (FY 19) budget submitted by Mayor Martin Walsh was unanimously approved by the Boston City Council, building on the Walsh Administration’s record of presenting a balance, sustainable and proactive budget investing in the needs of the growing city. The $3.29 billion recommended budget represents...

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Friends of Heritage Park Launch Series on The Greenway July 25

July 13, 2018
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Friends of Heritage Park on The Greenway have launched a new innovative monthly series celebrating “What Unites Us.” The series is a collaborative program to celebrate the immigration experience, build community and cross-cultural understanding and promote healthy living. Each 1.5-hour sessions will honor a different part of the world and include a speaking program...

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Mayor’s North End Coffee Hour Rescheduled to July 17

July 13, 2018
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Boston Neighborhood Service Liaison Maria Lanza has advised that the Mayor’s North End Coffee Hour has been rescheduled to Tuesday, July 17 from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM at Christopher Columbus Park. Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and representatives from several city departments will participate in the community event, presenting information on neighborhood city’s Christ...

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Opinion

July 13, 2018
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Knights need to keep the community advised of Housing Project Once the Knights of Columbus #1513 Ausonia Council managed to get full permission and a firm willing to create affordable housing on a positive track, they simply need to keep the community and elected officials advised of all the details in place for the...

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Mayor Inks Short-Term Rental Ordinance

June 28, 2018
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Mayor Inks Short-Term Rental Ordinance

In what came a no surprise, Mayor Martin Walsh signed a city-why ordinance establishing guidelines to better track and regulate short-term rentals in Boston. Originally filed by the Mayor, with amendments by the City Council, and conversations with residents, advocates and public private stakeholders, following a two-year careful study by the Walsh Administration the...

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Higher Parking Fines Proposed

June 28, 2018
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Major parking fines could be increased considerably if the Boston City Council approves a proposal by Boston Mayor Martin Walsh. 11 parking fines are being considered by the Council. The potential increases are relevant to resident permit parking tickets from $40 to $60 and no parking zones. Zone A area from $55 to $90,...

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NEWNC Supports K of C Plans for Housing

June 28, 2018
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Three potential legal occupancy changes and the conversion of a building into affordable elderly apartments were supported by the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) at the June 11 monthly meeting. One agenda item was withdrawn and the Council did not vote on another item because abutters had problems with it and the request will...

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Sheafe Street Proposal Approved by NEWRA

June 28, 2018
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A request by Peter McGinnis to change the legal occupancy at 27 Sheafe Street from five residential units to eight residential units was supported by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association at their June 11 meeting in the Nazzaro Community Center. All renovations will be done within the existing structure. Jonathan Raisz withdrew his change...

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News and Notes

June 28, 2018
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BPDA passes Smart Utilities Policy A Smart Utility Policy that will ensure that new large developments are taking steps to create a more resilient city has been passed by the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA). The new policy was launched as a two-year program calling for the adoption of technologies aimed at preparing...

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NEMPAC Opera Group Performs at Faneuil Hall

June 28, 2018
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Returning to the Great Hall at Faneuil Hall, the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) performed their production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni on June 21 and 23. NEMPAC presented a fully staged opera sung in the original Italian with English subtitles performed by outstanding singers with orchestral accompaniment and featured NEMPAC theatre...

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