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NEWRA Clean Streets Committee Talks Trash

June 22, 2010
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Once again the NEWRA Clean Streets Committee continues to attract many residents to its monthly meetings held in the Nazzaro Community Center. Several members had numerous questions regarding Code Enforcement activities in the area. Some resident said to a City official at the meeting that there has not been enough ticketing of trash violations...

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Christopher Columbus Park is Well Used

June 17, 2010
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Christopher Columbus Park is Well Used

One of the most popular and beautiful areas to go to any day of the week, is the Christopher Columbus Park on Atlantic Avenue in the North End. Visitors and local residents can always be found taking photos, viewing the harbor, sun bathing, jogging, relaxing, participating in park entertainment and activities or visiting the...

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NEWRA group discusses movie production

June 17, 2010
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Discussion on the return of the production crew for the movie "What’s Your Number?" to re-shoot a scene on Cooper Street was one of the agenda items for last week’s NEWRA monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. Filming will take place on Saturday, June 19 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. using...

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NEWRA Committee addresses parks and playground issues

June 10, 2010
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A thunder storm cleared the neighborhood just in time for localities to make their way to the Nazzaro Community Center for the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association Parks and Open Spaces Committee’s monthly meeting last Tuesday evening. About 10-12 residents turned out for the neighborhood meeting to discuss several current issues. Chairperson Anne Pistorio told...

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NEWRA Opposes Hazmat Traffic in Community

June 10, 2010
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Votes to express the opinions of the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association in regards to hazmat vehicles traveling through the neighborhood and plans for the Greenway District will be taken at the group’s June 10, 2010 monthly meeting to be held at the Nazzaro Community Center at 7pm. NEWRA is expected to overwhelmingly vote to...

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Majors season coming to an end

June 10, 2010
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Regular season baseball for the NEAA/Nazzaro Center Majors will conclude this week and the playoffs will begin. An All Star Game will also be played. Indians 10-Cardinals 8 In a very competitive up and down battle, between the Cardinals and the Indians, saw 18 runs cross the plate as the Tribe beat the Cardinals...

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Rep. Michlewitz supports Drug Discount Bill

June 5, 2010
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Ward III State Representative Aaron Michlewitz (North End/Waterfront) and his colleagues in the House passed legislation that would allow consumers to take advantage of prescription drug discounts in an effort to lower medical costs. “The cost of prescription drugs are increasingly becoming more and more unaffordable for consumers,” Michlewitz said. “With this bill, Massachusetts...

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Commercial Street hazmat vehicle route stalled

June 5, 2010
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A controversial move allowing hazmat vehicles a new route up and down Commercial Street to gain access to Interstate 93 is on hold, at least for now. Actually the new route went into effect on Monday, May 17, but a 45-day extension has been granted to the City of Boston by the federal government...

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Majors entering final weeks of divisional play

June 5, 2010
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It’s well past the midway point of the 2010 North End Athletic Association/Nazzaro Community Center Majors baseball season and the games continue to be exciting and competitive. In just a few weeks, the league will begin its playoff season with all five teams participating in post-season play to crown this year’s baseball championship team....

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