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North End Sites Nominated to National Register of Historic Places

Secretary of the Commonwealth William F.Galvin has announced that the Massachusetts Historical Commission approved the Boston Police Station Number One/Traffic Tunnel Administration Building and the Boston Printing Department Building in Boston in the North End for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places at its December10, 2014, meeting.                  The nomination will be...

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State Legislators Aim to Crack Down on AirBnb Short-Term Rentals

A new bill by State Representatives Aaron Michlewitz and RoseLee Vincent would introduce the strictest regulations in the country for short-term rentals by companies such as AirBnb, Homeaway and Flipkey. Both Democrats, Michlewitz represents the North End, South End and parts of downtown Boston while Vincent hails from Revere. The legislation, if passed, would...

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Local Eatery Hosts Dinner Fundraiser

January 30, 2015
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Former North End resident and local business owner, Carla Gomes has put together the 10th anniversary of City Feast to benefit the Joslin Diabetes Center High Hopes Fund. The Valentine’s Day special event being held at Terramia Ristorante includes a four-course Prix Fixe menu. Tickets $65 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. Carla and...

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Eliot School Students Expressed Support for Boston Police

January 30, 2015
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Eliot School Students Expressed Support for Boston Police

Responding to the National Fraternal Order of Police request for community members to designate January 9, as a day to appreciate and thank their local police officers, a group of 40 5th graders from the Eliot Innovation School in the North End visited District A-1 Police Station, 40 New Sudbury Street.                 “The students...

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NEWNC Supports Takeout Use at Modica’s Mercato

January 22, 2015
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Mendoza Brothers, LLC, 130-130B Salem Street: Monica’s Mercato received unanimous support (7-0) from the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) to add takeout use to the grocery store for the sale of pizza and prepared foods. Two abutters sent letters of opposition while the Mendoza family secured 400 signatures from residents that supported the change....

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Greenway Has a Successful 2014

January 22, 2015
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Greenway Has a Successful 2014

It’s been an amazing year for the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, which is becoming a world-class park. The popular park, which attracts thousands of residents and visitors each year, provided numerous activities throughout the year. Inspiring artists brought innovative public art to the Greenway. Shinique Smith’s new mural on the Greenway wall, “The...

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North End Part 1 Crimes Still Low

January 22, 2015
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North End Part 1 Crimes Still Low

Captain Kenneth Fong, Commanding Officer District A-1 Boston Police, told residents at last week’s North End Public Safety Committee meeting that “crime in the North End continues to be low.” He reported on Part 1 crime over the past 30 or so days compared to the same period of time in 2013. The only...

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Councilor LaMattina Calls for Airbnb Public Hearing

January 22, 2015
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More attention toward Airbnb a public hearing has been scheduled later this month to determine if any regulations are needed for the fast-growing rental service run by the San Francisco based company. While Mayor Martin Walsh has taken a cautious approach to the issue, Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina wants to take a closer...

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Bread + Butter Cafe Closed: Latest Shop to Close on North Ends Cross Street

Bread + Butter Cafe Closed: Latest Shop to Close on North Ends Cross Street

After 20 months in operation, Bread + Butter Cafe has closed its retail operations at 64 Cross Street, on the corner of Salem Street facing the North End Greenway parks. A sign on the window indicates that catering services will still be available, but only out of the Back Bay. The closing is the...

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Boston Files Legal Action Against Gaming Commission

 Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced that the City of Boston has filed a civil complaint against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission in connection with the Commission’s award of a Category 1 gaming license to Wynn for the development of a resort-casino in Everett. The City has been working diligently with Wynn to negotiate a fair...

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