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Nazzaro Center Can Do

Nazzaro Center Can Do

The Nazzaro Center, as is their usual routine this time of year, collected  168  canned goods and other food for the city’s annual can drive. As they have done for the past three years, delivered their collection to the food pantry run by the local ABCD  out of the  Villa Michelangelo  on Charter Street....

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BRA Board Approval Paves way for Government Center Garage Development

Six development projects that paved the way for $732.5 million in construction have been approved by the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) Board of Directors at their first meeting of the new year. Most notable, was approval of the first Phase of the Government Center Garage development project near Haymarket Station and spans over Congress...

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Petruccelli Bids Farewell to the Senate

February 4, 2016
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Petruccelli Bids Farewell to the Senate

It was bittersweet end to a stellar career for Senator Anthony Petruccelli last Thursday. Petruccelli entered the Senate Chambers for the last time to a standing ovation from colleagues and a packed gallery of friends, family, supporters and staff members. “You only have one chance to do this so I may take some time...

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North End Parents Protesting School System Budget Shortfalls

February 4, 2016
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s State of the City Address wasn’t all standing ovations from the pro-Mayor invited guests. There were some demonstrations protesting what they called “The Walsh Administration’s failure to apprehensively advocate for adequate funding.” The group, including North End parents, a broad-based coalition of public education stakeholders, made up of families, students,...

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Requests for Full Liquor Licenses Abutters Meeting Held

February 4, 2016
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Seven North End restaurants took part in an abutters meeting held by the City of Boston Community Services Department last week at the Nazzaro Community Center to discuss potential alcohol licenses (beer, wine and cordials) to full liquor licenses. About forty people attended with no real opposition expressed. Residents mostly asked questions about how...

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Lights to be Installed to Restore Boston City Hall

Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced that architectural lighting will be installed at City Hall to highlight and enhance the building’s original design, building on the Walsh Administration’s goals to liven up City Hall Plaza and create a safer area for pedestrians. “We are committed to creating a welcoming, lively City Hall Plaza, and installing...

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Boston Public School to Face a $50 Million Deficit

By John Lynds In a letter to parents last week, Boston Public School Superintendent Tommy Chang said the School Department will face a $50 million deficit. The announcement by Chang has made education one of the focal points of Mayor Martin Walsh’s annual State of the City address to be delivered tonight at Boston...

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NEWNC Supports Four Changes to Full Liquor Licenses

January 22, 2016
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An unprecedented four liquor license changes was the main topic at the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. The city has requested 10 more licenses from the state. Represented by Attorney William Ferullo, Cantina Italiana, 346 Hanover Street, Mare, 3 Mechanic Street, Monica’s...

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Scene Magazine Highlights North End Businesswoman

January 22, 2016
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Scene Magazine Highlights North End Businesswoman

Carla Agrippino-Gomes, owner and general manager of three North End eateries Antico Forno, Terramia (Salem Street) and the Cobblestone (Hanover Street), was highlighted in a feature article in Scene Magazine, has a very successful businesswoman. Born and raised in the North End, Carla’s key to running the restaurant is a hands on owner that...

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NEWRA Opposes Commercial Street Roof Deck Expansion

January 22, 2016
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The first time a request by Allison Bonney to increase the size of the roof deck at 536 Commercial Street from 15o square feet to 367 square feet was presented (Nov.12) to the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA), NEWRA voted to defer a vote to allow time for the applicant and abutters to work...

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