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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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Eliot School Seeks Extended Learning Time Funds

April 21, 2014
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Funding for the extended learning time is being sought by the Eliot K-8 Innovation School which will add one hour to the school’s day to help every student focus on core academics. The program also allows students to meet in small groups with their teachers as well as time for other activities with school...

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Library Garden Committee Receives Newra Award

April 14, 2014
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Library Garden Committee Receives Newra Award

Friends of the North End Library Garden Committee has been selected as the winner of the North and/Waterfront Residents’ Association Good Neighbor Award. “The committee maintains the flower planters and cleans the area in front of the library on a consistent basis,” NEWRA member Janet Gilardi said. “The group is well deserving of NEWRA’s...

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NEWRA Votes down 2 A.M. Closure

April 14, 2014
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NEWRA Votes down 2 A.M. Closure

As expected, based on their policy not to support any business hour expansion after 12am, the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association voted 26-5 against a request by the owner of Goody Glover’s Restaurant, 48-50 Salem Street to expand the business closing hour from 1am to 2am, 7 days a week. The owner claims his customers...

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Charges Dropped Against North End Man for Alleged Sexual Assault

April 14, 2014
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All charges against a 26-year-old North End man for allegedly sexually assaulting a 20 year old residence about a month ago on Unity Street have been dropped. Ross Currier was arrested on March 10 based on a phone call to police from the female victim who claimed she saw the person that assaulted her...

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