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Four Building Proposals Submitted for Parcel 9

May 23, 2012
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Four building proposals have been submitted to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) for the development of the vacant parcel known as Central Artery “Parcel 9”, located between the Greenway Park Parcel 10 and the section of Blackstone Street used by the Haymarket push cart vendors. All four proposals have been presented to residents...

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Neighborhood Watch Kickoff Meeting

May 15, 2012
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North End/Waterfront residents have been calling for the creation of a Neighborhood Watch Program at several Boston Police/North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council Public Safety meetings. On many other occasions the called for a Neighborhood Watch Program has been expressed over and over again. In the past several attempts to form what was then called a...

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Yes to One Liquor License: No to Another

May 15, 2012
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Last week’s North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting began with discussions on Hanover Street congestion. Both vehicle and pedestrian traffic problems were presented by NEWRA members and other residents in attendance. Many residents liked the idea of designation areas for truck deliveries and valet parking. They also thought having delivery trucks dropping off...

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Community Council Election-may 19

May 15, 2012
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While only six residents filed nomination papers for six available seats on the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council, NEWNC annual election will take place even though all six candidates will be victorious securing a two-year term on the Council. NEWNC decided to hold the election because of the possibility of write-in candidate votes. The community...

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Parcel 9 Comment Period Set

May 9, 2012
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MassDOT will be accepting public comment on the four proposals received for the development of Parcel 9 in the North End. The 30-day public comment period runs through June 3. Parcel 9 is located between the John Fitzgerald Surface Road and Blackstone Market near the Haymarket Pushcart vendors area. Four proposals have been received...

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Loud Noise Topic at Public Safety Meeting

May 9, 2012
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Last week’s North End Public Safety meeting with Boston Police wasn’t as hostile as the month before. It was probably a 2.2 on the richter scale but it did pose some challenges regarding noise, noise and more noise. There was also talk of creating a Neighborhood Watch, which has been attempted several times in...

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Honors Walkway Library Benefit Program Continues

May 2, 2012
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Honors Walkway Library Benefit Program Continues

The Friends of the North End Library are once again taking orders for Phase II of the Honors Walkway program which entails placing a brick with a message on the floor in the library located at 25 Parmenter. The community project is geared toward raising funds for the many programs, projects and activities at...

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Baseball Opening Day: a Grand Slam

May 2, 2012
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Baseball Opening Day: a Grand Slam

It was Opening Day last Saturday for the North End Athletic Association 2012 Baseball Season. Two Minor League and games were played before the official ceremony took place and two Major League games were played following the ceremony. This season the league honored the late Robert “Bobby” Simboli for his many years of service...

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Community Celebration Held in Prado

May 2, 2012
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Community Celebration Held in Prado

Hundreds of people turned out for the North End Community Celebration of the placement of the Paul Revere Statue, its sculptor Cyrus Dallin and the historical park the community has labeled the “Prado”. The idea of this neighborhood and historical event started with a suggestion by David Kubiak and members of the NEWRA Parks...

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Crime Watch: the Topic at Next Public Safety Meeting

May 2, 2012
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A North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council/Boston Police District A-1 will conduct a community public safety meeting on Thursday May 3 at 7pm in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. The meeting is geared toward police presenting crime figures from the past 30 days, make suggestions on crime prevention and listen to the neighborhood...

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