Editorials

Opinion

By Phil Orlandella NEAD hosts terrific North End Night Out North End Against Drugs (NEAD) as part of National Night Out held the North End version of the special event in Paul Revere Mall (Prado). Each year, NEAD presents this popular event that includes a free BBQ, numerous events, demonstrations, and entertainment for the...

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Review Editor Honored for Public Safety Commitment

Regional Review Editor At Large Phil Orlandella has received another neighborhood award for his outstanding volunteer involvement over many years. First he was honored by the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) for over 50 years of service. Most recently, Orlandella was recognized for his many years of public safety involving the neighborhood by the...

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No News Is Not Necessarily Good News

Can the North End Nursing Home on Fulton Street be saved or will plans by Partners and Spalding to close the facility and relocate the senior residents who live there to other locations prevail? The deed holder can actually close the facility as long as they provide ample housing for the current tenants. However,...

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End of School Year Reflection

When we started the 2015-2016 school year, we set out to work as a team. A school year full of victories and challenges is drawing to a close and we feel an incredible sense of purpose for the work that lies ahead. We are focused on building a better Boston Public Schools. Teachers, principals,...

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From Our Readers

Boston Market CEO expresses customer appreciation   Dear Neighbors, Since the Boston Public Market opened last summer, you’ve welcomed us with open arms, and helped us succeed in our mission to provide fresh, healthy food to consumers of all income levels, nourish our community, and educate the public about food sources, nutrition, and preparation....

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Opinion

By Phil Orlandella Boston Police agree to wear Body Cameras Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association (BPPA) willingness to be a part of a program to wear body cameras during a six-month pilot while on active duty clearly indicates that they are interested in tackling new initiatives to possibly make a difference on disputed issues that...

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Illegal Gun Control Real Action Needed

Stop gun violence is on the lips of every elected official every time they open their mouths and it sounds the same each and every time. It has become nothing short of just words people want to hear and it’s a positive get elected message. Every single day, the media reports another or several...

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City Holding Public Meetings to Develop North Station Traffic Plan

Many projects and developments taking place in the North Station and the Bulfinch Triangle, once completed, will have potentially more vehicle and pedestrian traffic within or in the adjacent area. The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) and the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) have scheduled a series of public meetings kicking off the North Station Mobility...

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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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