Editorials

Welcome Back to School!

September 22, 2016
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh On Thursday, September 8th, Boston Public Schools began classes for their first day of school. I hope BPS teachers, parents, and students have had a restful summer, and are excited to start another great school year. I know I’m excited — I visited Boston schools throughout the city on...

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Opinion

September 22, 2016
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By Phil Orlandella   Conti receives well deserved community service award A community service award was recently presented to North End resident Matt Conti, founder of North End/Waterfront.com, a valuable media outlet that has become an instrumental tool for providing all kinds of information to residents. Matt is involved with many community activities, events,...

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Fall Is Here — Make the Most of It

September 22, 2016
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Although those of us who are fortunate to live near the coast may choose the summer as our favorite time of year, fall is the top choice of many of our fellow New Englanders — and a close second for the rest of us — when we are asked what is our favorite season....

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Petsafe Grant Seals North End Dog Park Future

September 22, 2016
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Boston’s North End neighborhood, after completing a successful Dog Park pilot program in DeFilippo Park is now one step closer toward building a permanent facility, thanks to a generous $25,000 grant awarded to Responsible Urbanites For Fido (RUFF) which has been spearheading the first ever dog park in the community. Through the PetSafe Brand’s...

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Harnessing the Creativity of Boston’s Artists to Build A Better City

September 15, 2016
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh I was excited to join the Mayor’s Mural Crew last week, as they celebrated their 25th anniversary of beautifying our City. I picked up a paintbrush, and colored in a mural of ballet dancers on the wall of the performing arts center on Blue Hill Avenue. As I painted...

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Opinion

September 15, 2016
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By Phil Orlandella Susan Price a valuable NSC volunteer Volunteering at local neighborhood agencies is what giving something back to your community is all about … caring. That’s what North End resident Susan Price did after she left the workforce and began volunteering at the North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center at 1 Michelangelo...

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Enforcement Will Make Lower Limits Work

September 15, 2016
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Lowering the speed limit in Boston from 30 to 25 miles per hour will without question lower the accident rate, prevent all kinds of injuries and most importantly save lives. The Governor, Mayor and the City Council support this effort that has been a long time in the making. However, without enforcement, the new...

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NEAD Rebounds Reschedules Successful Family Fun Festival

September 15, 2016
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Inclement weather forced North End Against Drugs (NEAD) to cancel its annual community Fun Festival, which encompasses a lot of work by the planners of the event. But that didn’t stop NEAD from re-grouping and re-scheduling the very popular and well attended neighborhood events. The membership was determined to hold its annual main event...

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National Night Out

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh I visited neighborhoods across Boston, from Hyde Park to Brighton, from Mattapan to East Boston, for “National Night Out” with members of the Boston Police Department and Commissioner William Evans. We spent time with residents of all ages in nearly every neighborhood, playing games, eating food and ice cream,...

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Opinion

By Phil Orlandella   Senator Joe Boncore fits in well with the neighborhood State Senator Joseph Boncore has fit in very well with the North End/Waterfront community since his election to the State House. The Senator has attended many community events and neighborhood meetings on a regular basis and seems to have a good...

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