Editorials

Boston Will Not Take a Step Backwards to Terrorism

The City of Boston, and the world for that matter, awaits the 2014 running of the Boston Marathon following last year’s tragic event that shocked just about everyone. The useless and uncalled for bombing did initiate the phrase Boston Strong which totally united the City of Boston, a feat that continues today. The Boston...

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NEBC Needs Funding to Complete Goals.

Beautification of the North End will help make the historic community more attractive to residents and the thousands of visitors, tourists, diners and shoppers that pass through the community each year. Cleaner streets, flowers and decorations relating to the neighborhood would make the neighborhood much more attractive. There is a commonly based, nonprofit, volunteer...

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West End Museum Features a Trip Back in Time

Visiting the West End Museum is a trip back in time that examines the history and culture of the old neighborhood. The Museum is dedicated to the collection, preservation and interpretation of the once diverse community that simply went away during Urban Renewal in 1959. A permanent exhibit “The Last Tenement” highlights the immigration...

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two quick fixs needed

Once the weather finally warms up, the City of Boston needs to re-paint the North End crosswalks which are in horrendous condition. The many wires that are attracted to Hanover Street trees need to be taken off. The wires are destroying the trees and the power for the lighting is coming from city electrical...

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Hero Firefighters Lose Their Lives in the Line of Duty

The recent fire in Boston that took the two lives of fire fighters, Lieutenant Edward Walsh and firefighter Michael Kennedy only reminds us of how dangerous the job can be. Firefighters put their lives on the line every time the station bell rings, protecting lives and property, with every response to a blaze or...

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North End Chamber Very Active

Very active is the current way to describe the North End Chamber of Commerce which was established in 2005. The mission of the Chamber is to support business activities of its members and to expand the economic vitality of the neighborhood, as well as business growth in the community. Known as Boston’s “Little Italy”...

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Get Well Mr. Mayor

Just like everyone in Boston and elsewhere, the Regional Review wishes former Mayor Thomas Menino good health and the best of luck with his battle with cancer. There has been a tremendous outpouring of prayers, well wishes and sentiment for the 71-year-old Mayor that served five terms servicing Bostonians from City Hall. The Mayor,...

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NEWRA/NEWNC Agrees to Talk Merge

A community civil war is brewing in the North End between the two basic neighborhood groups. North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC), the only elected group in the community, wants North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA), a community volunteer group, to merge, offering NEWRA four seats on the Council that currently has 12 members. The key...

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A Plan Is Needed to Develop New Revenue for the City

Pointing a finger or yelling and screaming at Boston Police for whatever reason is not the answer to resolving any crime related problem. The safest neighborhood in Boston has always been the North End and based on facts and figures, it continues to be. Residents want more police in the neighborhood, especially on weekends....

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Community Input Welcome

North End/Waterfront residents should send the Regional Review items of interest relating to the neighborhood as well as special events for example, birthdays, anniversaries and individual or family honors. The community newspaper which is published weekly welcomes these types of stories and will publish them as soon as possible. The Review wants the community...

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