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Maria Ciampa Receives Good Neighbor Award

May 4, 2018
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Maria Ciampa, lifelong resident of the North End, 48 Snow Hill Street, has been named “Good Neighbor” by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) for her continuous role in cleaning the area in front of her home. Janet Gilardi presented the Good Neighbor Award on behalf of NEWNC. “Maria, also a member on RUFF,...

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Opinion

May 4, 2018
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Drug problems will never    go away There seems to be no headway in the battle against the sale and use of illegal drugs in Boston. Only smoke screen after smoke screen has been subjected to the general public with no conclusive results from the many prevention and care for programs which apparently do not...

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North Square Project Milled Map Completed

April 21, 2018
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North Square Project Milled Map Completed

A and J Art and Design currently has the milled map for the North Square Project in their studio. The map measures 34 by 40 inches and includes the entire North End neighborhood, according to the design firm. They will eventually add sculptured features to the map like trees, architectural details, water and boats...

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Waterfront Group Opposes City’s Municipal Harbor Plan

April 21, 2018
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Boston Waterfront residents, calling themselves Preserve Boston’s Waterfront, have been collecting signatures opposing the City’s Municipal Harbor Plan (MHP) which will replace the regulations of Chapter 91, the Massachusetts Public Waterfront Act and negatively impact the neighborhood and the city as well. Residents have also created a website listing some of the real needs...

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NEWNC Supports Unit Addition Request

April 21, 2018
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Only one voting item was on the April 9 North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. A request by Adam Griffith and Joseph Carregal was supported by the Council to legalize the existing conditions at 6 Hull Street   from a four-unit dwelling to a five-unit dwelling with no...

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Columbus Park Site for Mayor’s Coffee Hour

April 21, 2018
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On June 28 the North End annual neighborhood Coffee Hour will be held in Columbus Park from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. “Our neighborhood Coffee Hour gives residents the opportunity to come out and to spend time in their neighborhood parks and playgrounds while meeting and talking to city representatives about issues that matter to...

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Activities on the Greenway

April 21, 2018
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The Carolyn Lynch Garden renovation of The Greenway boxwood garden bed in the North End, generously supported by the Carolyn Lynch Foundation will begin soon. The Lynch project is in honor of Carolyn Lynch, an avid gardener, who passed away in 2015. The new space for the public is expected to be ready for...

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Opinion

April 21, 2018
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City’s Harbor site plans opposed Waterfront residents are clearly opposing the Mayor’s Harbor site plan with the claim that it does not meet the needs of the community and puts developers ahead of the neighborhood. They have circulated a petition opposing the current development plans and have also made suggestions that they feel will...

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FONE Members Defeated in Florida Bocce Tournament

April 6, 2018
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FONE Members Defeated in Florida Bocce Tournament

Members of the Friends of the North End (FONE) traveled to Deerfield Beach, Florida to once again play in a bocce tournament competition. Organized by Dominic Piso the tournament took place at Century Village.  The North End team, for the third year in a row, was defeated by their opponents from Michigan, New York...

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Mayor’s Youth Council Seeks Members

April 6, 2018
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There are many opportunities for Boston teens entering grades 9-12 to be an active participant in city government and civic engagement in a meaningful way, while making a difference in their neighborhood. One of those ways is becoming a participant on Mayor Martin Walsh’s Youth Council, made up of 85 members that are committed...

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