Editorials

Opinion

By Phil Orlandella Mayor’s Neighborhood Coffee Hour sets a good tone Each year, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, holds a North End Coffee Hour in Christopher Columbus Park to meet with residents, answer their many questions and talk about happenings within the neighborhood. Residents seem to enjoy meeting with the Mayor and expressing their...

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Housing Boston,One Person at a Time

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh Last Thursday morning, I walked down West Broadway in Southie, into a bustling Labouré Center. Although it was 7:30 a.m., the energy was high — the room filled was with city and state officials, caseworkers, advocates and volunteers who had arrived at 5 a.m. that day. Together, they were...

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BWSC Working Well with Community

Ongoing repairs in the North End community by the Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC) is taking place throughout the community. It appears BWSC will be working on various streets on certain days during the summer and fall months. BWSC is making every effort to advise the community of their activity in order to...

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Sail Boston Tall Ships A Spectacular Event

Planning for the Sail Boston Tall Ships arrival and the days following worked out extremely well. Security and transportation issues were managed as well as could be by everyone that played a role in this very special event that brought over 50 magnificent ships from more than a dozen countries to Boston. The free...

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Opinion

By Phil Orlandella Mayor has much more experience and know-how than opponents Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh has done an admirable job relating to the North End/Waterfront community in general. Like all the other neighborhoods throughout Boston, the North End/Waterfront has its needs, issues and problems that the residents want resolved. But it’s a...

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How We’re Making Boston an Age-Friendly City

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh What does it mean to be an age-friendly city? It means a city that adapts its structures and services to provide accessibility and inclusion to residents of all ages and abilities. That’s why we’ve created the Age-Friendly Boston Action Plan to serve as our City’s blueprint to make Boston...

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City Produces Outstanding North Square Improvement Project

Plans to revitalize the historic North Square area are on a fast-track on the Freedom Trail near Paul Revere’s House and the Rachel Revere Park is close to completion. The artwork consisting of four sculptures relating to local themes should be in place later in 2017. Street and sidewalk renovations will take place in...

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Get Ready for North End Feast Season

Summer is the traditional feast season in the North End community with thousands of local residents and visitors flocking into the neighborhood for each of the festivities, held on weekends for the most part. Feasts are a celebration of neighborhood patron saints for many societies located in the community. Societies work hard to organize...

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Opinion

By Phil Orlandella Tina Natale a wise selection by NEMPAC The North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) continues to add quality members to its Board of Directors. Tina Natale, the newest selection, has all the tools and desire to help NEMPAC continue to grow into a productive and viable community resource. A...

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North End/Waterfront Voters Need to Figure Out the Best Candidate

Now that District 1 Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina has officially stated he will not run for re-election, the North End/Waterfront community must play a huge role in voting for his replacement. Currently, there are three candidates seeking a two-year seat on the Council, two from East Boston and one North Ender. The District...

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