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Maria Lanza Tops Ticket:NEWNC Election Draws 381 Voters

May 21, 2015
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Maria Lanza Tops Ticket:NEWNC Election Draws 381 Voters

Nine candidates, including one write-in, were vying for six seats (two-year terms) on the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) in last Saturday’s 2015 community elections held in the Nazzaro Community Center from 10am to 2pm. The candidates drew 381 residents to the poll site where once it was closed, the ballots were counted publicly....

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Boston Public Market Update Presented at NEWRA Meeting

May 21, 2015
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Boston Public Market Update Presented at NEWRA Meeting

There were no voting items on last week’s North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center but many members still attended. Zoning, Licensing and Construction Chair Victor Brogna presented a lengthy report on requests before the City of Boston Zoning Board of Appeal. He noted that NEWRA’s Executive Committee...

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NEWNC Supports Two Requests

May 21, 2015
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NEWNC Supports Two Requests

Two agenda items were voted on at last week’s North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) monthly meetings held in the Nazzaro Community Center. Nick Leo, who purchased 414 Commercial Street, was seeking to gain zoning relief to change commercial space (North End Chiropractic) to residential use. Currently the building contains eight residential units. The space...

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USS Constitution on Dry Dock for Three Years

USS Constitution on Dry Dock for Three Years

The USS Constitution at the Charlestown Navy Yard, the world’s oldest commissioned warship, has been undergoing a much needed restoration and will not be leaving dry dock for the next three years. The restoration will close the USS Constitution Museum to tourists that visit the ship until it enters dry dock on May 19....

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Luongos Celebrate 67th Anniversary

Luongos Celebrate 67th Anniversary

On Saturday, April 25, 2015 Walter and Grace Luongo celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary.  Walter met Grace in 1947 and were married in 1948. They are life long residents of the North End. Walter who will be celebrating his 90th birthday in May has served our country in World War II from 1943 to...

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Spring Day on the Greenway

Spring Day on the Greenway

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Public Hearing on BRA Development Policy Scheduled

May 7, 2015
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Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina, Chair of the Committee on Economic Development, Planning and Labor, will hold the first public hearing on the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) community benefits agreement. At the request of Councilor Ayanna Pressley, the first hearing will focus on the Inclusionary Development Policy and obligations for developer payments to the...

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Eliot School Students’ Model Now on Display at City Hall

May 7, 2015
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Eliot School Students’ Model Now on Display at City Hall

Boston Public Schools kindergarteners, included the Eliot School in the North End, created models demonstrating how to make Boston a more accessible, vibrant and engaging place, which will be on display at City Hall until May 1. The Our Boston exhibit is part o f the 21st Annual Youth Arts Month, a citywide showcase...

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Baseball Opening Day Ceremony a Grand Slam

May 7, 2015
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Baseball Opening Day Ceremony a Grand Slam

Needless to say, this season’s North End Athletic Association (NEAA) Baseball Opening Day was another huge success. A Grand Slam at that. Hundreds of family, friends and neighbors turned out for the all day schedule of games, two Majors and three Minor League games. A free barbecue was enjoying and a terrific raffle with...

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Dog Park Preparations and Opening Scheduled for May 1

May 7, 2015
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RUFF will host the opening of the North End dog park at the DiFilippo Park (Gassy) on Friday, May 1 along with the City of Boston Parks Department. Free pizza will be served. The community group is very excited to see the dog park come to fruition and hopes lots of people will stop...

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