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Blessing of the Animals in Boston’s North End

Blessing of the Animals in Boston’s North End

Rev. Steve Ayers and Rev. Ellie Terry of the Old North Church, give readings from scripture and prayers at the annual Blessing of the Animals ceremony.

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NEWRA Elects New Slate of Officers

NEWRA Elects New  Slate of Officers

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) elected a new slate of officers for the 2014-2015 term at its annual meeting on Thursday, October 9, 2014. President: Ford Cavallari, Battery Street Treasurer: David Goggins, North Street Secretary: Elizabeth Ghiseline, North Square Sergeant at Arms: Robyn Reed, Battery Street Outgoing NEWRA President, Jim Salini,...

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Looking Back: The Queen’s Visit in 1976

Looking Back: The Queen’s Visit in 1976

During the summer of 1976, the nation celebrated its 200th anniversary.  In recognition of this special event, Elizabeth II, Queen of England, agreed to visit Boston and attend the July 4th Sunday morning service at the Old North Church, an event orchestrated by the then Special Assistant to the Vicar, Barry Dawson.  Barry was...

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Council Supports Liquor License Transfer

October 14, 2014
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Between all the protocol, committee reports, elected official updates, guest speakers and three agenda voting items, this month’s North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting contained a wide-range of information pertaining directly to the community. One request by JW Capital Partners, Lincoln Wharf drew enough Waterfront resistance not only to fill the hall but several...

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Boston Barber Tattoo Parlor Opens on Salem Street

Boston Barber Tattoo Parlor Opens on Salem Street

Boston Barber Co. owner, Robert Dello Russo, says one of the most satisfying parts of his job is “seeing his ideas come to life”. Dello Russo’s clients have had a front row view watching his Salem St. business’s back yard transform into the City’s first Barber & Tattoo shop in history. Open less than...

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Public Safety Meeting Addresses Late Night Activity, Crime Stats and Residents Issues

Without much in the way of violent crime reports, October’s Public Safety meeting focused on community involvement with District A-1 Boston Police, including more proactive handling of late night problems in the North End. Leading the meeting were Neighborhood Council Public Safety Committee Chair David Marx, BPD Captain Kenneth Fong, BPD Sergeant James Chin,...

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NEAA Fall Soccer Program

The North End Athletic Association kicked off its’ 44th season of Fall Soccer on Dom Campochiaro Field at Langone Park on Saturday September 13th.  There are 3 divisions ages 4 & 5 year olds, 6 to 8 year olds and 9 to 12 year olds.  All divisions and teams are co-ed  with boys and...

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NEWRA to Elect Officers at Monthly Meeting

October 8, 2014
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Election of officers will be the featured topic at the Thursday, October 9 monthly meeting of the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) being held in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street at 7pm. In addition, a representative from the Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC) will update residents on the eminent plans...

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North End’s Superstar Artist Nate Swain Is Transforming the Look of the City

North End’s Superstar Artist Nate Swain Is Transforming the Look of the City

North End resident Nate Swain has been described as a visionary, self-taught artist, professional, a photo muralist, and an inspiration to young artists. But the description now being affixed to his name is: rising superstar on the city’s arts scene. A graduate of Doherty High School in Worcester, Swain received his Associate’s degree in...

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Urban Cantina Serving Mexican Food on Salem St.

October 6, 2014
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Following 28 years of doing business in the North End, the owner of Going Banana’s, Frank Scire has opened a new eatery at 76 Salem Street called Urban Cantina. Specializing in Mexican style meals and brunch, the business is open seven days a week from 8am to 11pm. Only opened a couple of weeks,...

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