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Review Editor Honored with Public Safety Award

Review Editor Honored with Public Safety Award

One of the most active and caring persons regarding public safety in the North End/Waterfront neighborhood is Regional Review, Editor At Large Phil Orlandella who was recently recognized by the Boston Police Departments at the North End Night Out for his many efforts over the years. He was presented a Community Services Award by...

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NEWRA Expresses Concerns Relating to NSAMAP Study

A plan put forth by the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) is being questioned by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) stating concerns of the development within the North Station Bulfinch Triangle area would have serious impacts on the traffic flow between the North and West End. The North Station Area Mobility Action Plan (NSAMAP)...

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Councilor LaMattina Calls For A Public Hearing On North End Nursing Home Status

By Phil Orlandella Councilor Sal LaMattina has called for a public hearing related to the North End Nursing Home’s future. Since Partners made public their intentions to relocate the nursing home residents to Brighton the North End/Waterfront community has rebelled against the idea and have a petition signed with over thousand names, picketed, placed...

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FOCCP to Celebrate 15th Anniversary in the Park

By Phil Orlandella Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP), an all-volunteer non-profit organization founded in July 2001 by a small group of North End/Waterfront residents and members of the business community, are preparing to celebrate their 15th anniversary with a special birthday party in the park. Since its inception, FOCCP has encouraged community involvement...

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National Parks in Boston Ready to Celebrate 100 Years

By Seth Daniel The National Park Service (NPS) is about to turn 100 years old this summer, and the Boston Parks are planning a major celebration on Aug. 25- 27 in and around the three major Boston parks – including a huge celebration on Aug. 25 in Christopher Columbus Park. The Boston National Historic...

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Greenway Activities Past,Present and Future

By Phil Orlandella The Greenway recently became a runway as designer Denise Hajjar displayed creations from her Atlantic Avenue Boutique. The fashion show accentuated the natural beauty of the park with music and dancing. A raffle drawing was also held. All the proceeds from the fashion show benefited the Greenway’s Park Arranger Program, which...

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EVERSOURCE Energizes NEAD

By Phil Orlandella North End Against Drugs (NEAD) President John Romano has announced that EVERSOURCE Energy has made a major donation to the non-profit community organization. “EVERSOURCE will continue the long storied history of Boston Edison and NSTAR as our corporate sponsors,” Romano stated. “NEAD is proud to partner with the energy company as...

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A Clean Prado

A Clean Prado

Shown at one of Responsible Urbanites For Fido (RUFF) monthly parks clean-up are Amy Hand and Leslie Horn. This month they selected to clean the columns at the Paul Revere Mall (Prado) a hot spot for dogs passing through on a walk. They used a mix of hot water with white vinegar to clean...

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Boston Patrol Officers to Wear Body Cameras

A six-month agreement between the City of Boston and the Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association (BPPA) has been signed for police to wear body cameras while on duty to document their activities. Up to a hundred volunteer police patrol officers will participate in the pilot program. Mayor Martin J Walsh’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget provided...

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Mayor Announces Early Voting Locations

For the first time Boston will be able to allow voters to cast their ballots early (October 24 to November 4) for the November 8 election. Boston’s Board of Election Commissioners unanimously voted in favor of the Election Department’s plan for 27 “one day” early voting sites, three each at the City Council Districts,...

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