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Boston Harbor Now unveiled its seasonal events calendar for the upcoming summer months that includes a broad range of fun, accessible programming showcasing Boston’s deep-rooted significance and character as a coastal city.

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NEWRA Presentation Includes Energy, Bridge and Candidates

By Phil Orlandella No voting items were on the agenda at the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting held on June 8 in the Nazzaro Community Center. Reports from the president, Parks and Open Spaces, Zoning Licensing and Construction and Public Safety Committees were presented. NEWRA’s Volunteer Organization requested volunteers for their summer...

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FOCCP to Hold Independence Day Celebration

Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) will continue its tradition of celebrating Independence Day with a family-friendly free event on Saturday, July 1, from noon to 4:00 pm. This free celebration will be kicked off by a fun “Kids Parade,” led by Uncle Sam on stilts.  Other entertainment throughout the day will include visits...

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North End/Waterfront Construction Updated Public Meeting

By Phil Orlandella In response to a number of concerns relating to various North End/Waterfront city projects, a public meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, June 15 in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street from 6 PM to 7 PM. The meeting is being conducted as a result of residents complaining at...

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Stephen Passacantilli to Formally Kick Off Campaign for Boston City Council in the North End

Stephen Passacantilli, a North End civic leader, Boston Public Schools parent, and former staffer to City Councilor Sal LaMattina, will formally launch his campaign for Boston City Council (District 1) in the North End next week. Passacantilli’s North End Kickoff is next Thursday, June 15 from 6-9pm at Filippo Ristorante on Causeway Street. Passacantilli said, “I’m excited...

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North End Public Safety Meeting Addresses Recent Crime Activity

By Matt Conti Boston Police Captain Kenneth Fong gave a detailed rundown of recent crime activity in the North End / Waterfront area at the June 2017 Public Safety meeting. Year-to-date in BPD District A-1, crime incidents are up 2% over last year. Over the past month, there was one robbery, one aggravated assault,...

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Big Turnout at Mayor’s North End Coffee Hour

By Chris Romano Chilly weather didn’t keep a huge crowd from attending Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s 2017 North End Coffee Hour held at Christopher Columbus Park on May 31. Several city officials from Transportation, Public Works and Boston Police were available to answer questions along with the Mayor. Mayor Walsh addressed the growing...

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N.E.A.D. & New Health Hold Drug Awareness Day with Local Schools

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) and North End Waterfront Health held their annual drug awareness day for the students and teachers at Saint John and Eliot Schools.  Over one hundred 6,7, and 8th grade students attended this years’ event hosted at Saint John’s School. The purpose of the event is to make students aware...

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Boston Harbor Now Announces Seasonal Opening; Summer of Diverse Events for Kids, Adults and Families

Boston Harbor Now unveiled its seasonal events calendar for the upcoming summer months that includes a broad range of fun, accessible programming showcasing Boston’s deep-rooted significance and character as a coastal city. This summer, a series of recurring and one-time events on the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park will demonstrate the many...

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Hair’s to History: Boston Barber Co Continues its Tradition as a Local Landmark

By Cary Shuman Boston Barber Co. owner Robert Dello Russo is well aware why Boston tour bus and trolley operators illuminate about his Bowdoin Street shop on their daily rounds. It’s been a barbershop since 1927, serving everyone from molasses factory  workers to President John Fitzgerald Kennedy. Kennedy lived above the barbershop, located just...

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