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Sign Of Strength

Sign Of Strength

Opposition to the closing of the North End Nursing Home came out in force at Christopher Columbus Park during the Mayor’s Coffee Hour.

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North Station Area Mobility Action Plan Being Developed

North Station Area Mobility Action Plan Being Developed

The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) and the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) hosted a visioning meeting to kick-off the North Station Area Mobility Action Plan (NSAMAP). The action plan, announced in November 2015, will develop a range of near-, mid-, and long-term, implementable solutions  to improve the way people get around the North Station area, including the...

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Save The North End Nursing Home Main Topic At NEWRA Meeting

By Phil Orlandella There were no voting items on the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. However, there was an update on the status of the North End Nursing Home located on Fulton Street, as well as a discussion on plans to develop Hanover, Cross and Salem...

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Friends of The North End Hold Bocce Banquet

On Wednesday, July 13, the Friends Of  The North End (FONE) held their summer bocce banquet at the Sons of Italy Hall in Winchester. Prizes consisting of a plaque and a bottle of wine were awarded to the winning team of Angelo DiGirolamo, Richie DeSantis, Bobby Carbone and Mario Antidormi. This bocce season was...

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North End Nursing Home Closure Battle Continues

By Phil Orlandella It appears that the potential closing and sale of the North End Nursing Home on Fulton Street is in limbo as residents continue to protest in force. Partners and Spaulding apparently contacted relatives of their intentions to relocate the seniors, that called the facility home, reportedly by July 1, which has...

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NEWNC Defers Hotel Request Unanimously

By Phil Orlandella Confusion reigned at the last North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. The only voting item on the agenda was a request by Westmont Hospitality, that have reportedly purchased or are about to purchase the Battery Wharf Hotel for the transfer of a full liquor...

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July Happenings At The Boston Public Market

Starting July 18, the Market will be extending its hours to be open 7 days a week; Monday – Saturday, 8am-8pm; Sunday, 10am-8pm. Stay tuned for more details about exciting Market events to celebrate!   THURSDAY, JULY 21 Free Samples of Monkfish (in Red’s Best’s stall; 2-5pm): FREE SAMPLES of this tasty, abundant New...

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Sixteen North End Restaurants Participating in Dine Out

By Phil Orlandella Sixteen North End/Waterfront eateries will participate in this year’s Dine Out Boston. Boston’s popular two-week celebration which showcases Boston’s diverse restaurant scene from August 14-19 and August 21-26. Sponsored by the Greater Boston Convention Visitors Bureau (GBCVB), in partnership with American Express, this event attracts thousands of diners that enjoy numerous...

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Mayor Martin J. Walsh Launches City Hall Porch

Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the opening of the new “City Hall Porch,” an area accessible through the 3rd-floor mezzanine of City Hall. The launch of the City Hall Porch is another project designed to encourage Boston residents and visitors to enliven City Hall and the Plaza. City Hall Porch will remain open to...

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Crime Down But Summer Brings Aggravated Assaults, Larcenies

By David Marx Boston Police District A-1 provided an update on recent neighborhood crime incidents, summarized below, at the July 2016 North End Public Safety Meeting. The figures below cover the last 30 days period. Part 1 Crime: City-wide: Down 4% District A-1: Down 5% Aggravated Assaults (3) 6/18/16: 40-year-old suspect attempted to attack...

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