Editorials

Opinion

By Phil Orlandella FOCCP Independence Day celebration attracted hundreds Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) did another terrific job celebrating Independence Day with a great community event in the park. Working closely with the City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department the special event attracted hundreds of local families and individuals to a fun...

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Mayor’s Coffee Hour A Communication Event

Christopher Columbus Park was full of hundreds of North End/Waterfront residents for the annual and popular Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s Coffee Hour. Residents were pleased to meet and greet the Mayor, ask him questions or make suggestions relating to the neighborhood. Having the Mayor and members of his staff and department heads there gave...

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FOCCP to Celebrate 15th Anniversary this August

Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP), this August will celebrate its 15th anniversary of making Columbus Park a valuable part of the community. FOCCP has worked in conjunction with the city, residents and the business community to make the park safe and extremely clean. In addition, FOCCP has featured numerous events and activities for...

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From Our Readers

A New Garbage Dump in the North End While it has been several months and more since I have put pen to paper I have seen some rather disturbing sites which have compelled me to dig my trusty old keyboard out of mothballs and share some thoughts with my fellow readers of “The Review”....

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Opinion

By Phil Orlandella Senator Boncore makes a wise choice Newly elected State Senator Joseph Boncore has named North End resident Luigi Natale to his staff as a neighborhood liaison. Natale, a young and aggressive person has been involved with many community events and activities on a volunteer basis, especially with the North End Athletic...

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Greenway/Columbus Park The Place to Be

It’s always a treat to pass through the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway and the Christopher Columbus Park. The view of the harbor, plants, trees and grassy areas are beautiful and well-maintained by the Greenway Conservancy and the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park in conjunction with the City of Boston’s various departments. In addition, the...

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More Residents Need to Participate in North End Public Safety Meetings

Attendance at the monthly North End Public Safety meetings with Boston Police is dwindling. Possibly, the low attendance is due to the decrease in Part-One crimes in the community creating a no interest situation or that the police are doing an outstanding job keeping crime down in the neighborhood. Maybe it’s a combination of...

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Save the North End Nursing Home Still the Battle Cry

Led by State Representative Aaron Michlewitz, the campaign to stop residents from being relocated from the North End Nursing Home to other facilities continues to be in full bloom. A committee has been formed, news stories have been written, flyers posted, a petition is being circulated and the neighborhood endeavor continues to gain support....

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Thank You for Making Boston Shines A Success

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh We’re entering into one of the most beautiful times of the year: early summer, where Boston’s citizens congregate outside to enjoy the warming weather and celebrate the start of the summer season. That’s why last month Boston’s community came together to clean the streets of Boston through the City’s Boston...

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Opinion

By Phil Orlandella NEAA seeks golf sponsors for annual fundraiser The North End Athletic Association (NEAA) will hold its annual benefit golf tournament at the Andover Country Club on Canterbury Road on Monday, August 8 with a shotgun start of 7am. This is the Association’s major fundraiser that helps provide recreational events, field trips,...

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