Editorials

Opinion

By Phil Orlandella Make plans for snow removal It’s only a matter of time until Old Man Winter decides to once again dump large amounts of snow on the streets and sidewalks of the community. Residents need to be prepared to move their vehicles for the city to provide adequate snow removal. Make plans...

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More Residents Should Be Attending Neighborhood Meetings

More local residents should be attending the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC), North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) and the North End Public Safety meetings held in the Nazzaro Community Center on a monthly basis. These organizations are the pulse of the neighborhood that deal with construction, occupancy changes, height additions, beer, wine, cordial and...

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Happy and Healthy New Year to All

The New Year is about to ring in with hopes that all residents and the business community have a prosperous, safe, happy and healthy 2017. It’s a time to reflect the past year and plan for things to come. Bringing in a new year means hope, opportunity and new challenges. The Regional Review wishes...

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Opinion

By Phil Orlandella Tis the season for petty crimes Christmas is just around the corner and it’s a time of giving but it can also be a time of taking, especially for Grinches that are looking to destroy the spirit of the holiday. These nasty people are called thieves and they will attempt to...

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NE/WE NSC Needs Financial Support to Assist Elderly

By Maria Stella Gulla Many of the 1,400 clients we serve annually in the North End, West End and surrounding neighborhoods are elderly immigrants who are non-English speaking, home-bound, disabled, and alone.  They are the “hidden poor”. Our elderly residents are once again facing hunger in a time of economic uncertainty, rising rents and...

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Have a Happy and Safe Holiday Season

The Christmas season is only a sleigh ride away with holiday spirit spreading throughout the neighborhood like a beautiful white snow fall. It’s a joyous time for sharing during a special time of the year. Families and friends will get together for Christmas lunch, dinner or parties in celebration of love and remembrance. It’s...

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AirBNB Regulations Bill Should be Passed

A bill filed by State Representative Aaron Michlewitz with some of his colleagues in the House, attempts to create solid policies directed at Airbnb (short term rentals) is not geared to stop the process but to regulate the system and create a sense of public safety and liability. The measure is not to be...

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Opinion

By Phil Orlandella Some agencies looking to purchase nursing home There appears to be some positive things going on with the status of the North End Nursing Home on Fulton Street since the community and local elected officials expressed their anger when the operator Partners revealed their intention to sell the building and move...

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Moving Forward

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh There’s no way around it: this has been a divisive national election. For many months, we have been following the presidential race, and in the early morning hours of November 9th, that race was finally decided. As many of you know, I supported Secretary Clinton. Waking up on Wednesday...

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High School Starting Hour-Change Not As Easy As ABCD

Boston High School students could be facing possible later starting times as early as 2018 based on a public hearing held by the Boston City Council to examine the pros and cons that a change could present. Parental support is paramount before this change could be established in the school system. Transportation to and...

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