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Council Supports Three Requests

May 20, 2014
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Following the usual protocol and committee reports, candidates for the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) community elections held Saturday, May 17, had the opportunity to introduce themselves and speak for five minutes on issues relating to the area. Suffolk County Register of Probate candidate John Sepulveda attended the NEWNC meeting and also provided a...

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Movie Filming to Take Place in the North End

May 20, 2014
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A full day of filming will take place in the North End at different locations, Margaret, Unity and Tileston Streets on Thursday, May 29 from 6am to midnight possibly longer. Black Mass starring Johnny Depp will begin filming on Margaret Street and eventually moved to Unity and Tileston Streets for a second scene. The...

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Mirabella Pool Registration Underway

May 20, 2014
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One of the best public facilities in the North End is the Mirabella Pool. Each season, hundreds of members not only enjoy swimming and sunbathing, they participate in pool programs and social activities, sometimes called the rumor mill. Under the direction of Nazzaro Center Director, Carl Ameno and a very capable supporting staff the...

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Salem Street Business Occupancy Change Supported

May 13, 2014
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Salem Street Business Occupancy Change Supported

Ristorante Rigoletto, 115-117 Salem Street, received support (23-7) by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) to expand its occupancy to include restaurant use. The premises is currently permitted for coffee shop, pastry shop and ice cream shop. Seating capacity is 40 and the hours of operation 10 a.m. to 12 a.m. seven days a...

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NEWNC Election Is on Saturday

May 13, 2014
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Seven candidates have been certified to run in the 2014 North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) elections this coming Saturday, May 17 in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street from 10 AM to 2 PM. There are six seats open for two-year terms. Voters can vote for up to six candidates. Residents must...

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RUFF Offers Dog Training

May 13, 2014
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Responsible Urbanites For Fido (RUFF) has lined up a great dog trainer, Janet Vera, to do some sessions with the neighborhood group, according to President Leslie Horn. Vera is a professional dog trainer and canine behavioral specialist currently working with some North End dog owners. “RUFF hopes Janet will become a great addition to...

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Greenway Community Representative Presents Update to NEWRA

May 5, 2014
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North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association’s Community Representative on the Greenway Conservancy, Robyn Reed, presented a report relating to the Greenway at the last NEWRA monthly meeting. Robyn’s update was as follows.  “I responded to Dave Kubiak’s question from the March meeting regarding the lease extension that the Greenway has with the DOT. Our current lease...

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NEAA Baseball Opening Day Activities Set for May 10

May 5, 2014
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Rain dampened the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) Baseball Opening Day activities. NEAA Baseball Director Ralph Martignetti was forced to re-schedule the festivities to Saturday, May 10 with the entire league playing games. This year, opening day will be played in memory of Ralph DeMarco a life-long member of the Association. Besides the Little,...

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Neighborhood Cleanup Is Set for This Saturday

May 5, 2014
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A major street, parks and playgrounds cleaning-up will take place on Saturday, May 10 from 9 AM to 12 PM. Check in at the Prado at 8:30 AM. The North End Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the City of Boston for Boston Shines for the much needed community trash pick-up. Participants will receive...

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NEWNC Supports New Mexican Restaurant

April 21, 2014
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NEWNC Supports New Mexican Restaurant

Three requests were voted on at the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. Several committee reports and other items of community interest were presented. NEWNC supported a change of occupancy which included a beer and wine license from Ferrara’s to Urban Cantina at 76 Salem Street. Also supported by...

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