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Egg Hunt

Egg Hunt

Many North End residents turned out for the first Easter Egg Hunt held at Christopher Columbus Park.

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NEWNC Supports New Mexican Restaurant

April 21, 2014
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NEWNC Supports New Mexican Restaurant

Three requests were voted on at the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. Several committee reports and other items of community interest were presented. NEWNC supported a change of occupancy which included a beer and wine license from Ferrara’s to Urban Cantina at 76 Salem Street. Also supported by...

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Old North Church 239th Lantern Ceremony

Old North Church 239th Lantern Ceremony

Roseann Sdoia carries the lantern up the steps of the Old North Church steeple to commemorate the original lanterns hung that warned Paul Revere the “red coats were coming.”

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Eliot School Seeks Extended Learning Time Funds

April 21, 2014
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Funding for the extended learning time is being sought by the Eliot K-8 Innovation School which will add one hour to the school’s day to help every student focus on core academics. The program also allows students to meet in small groups with their teachers as well as time for other activities with school...

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Library Garden Committee Receives Newra Award

April 14, 2014
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Library Garden Committee Receives Newra Award

Friends of the North End Library Garden Committee has been selected as the winner of the North and/Waterfront Residents’ Association Good Neighbor Award. “The committee maintains the flower planters and cleans the area in front of the library on a consistent basis,” NEWRA member Janet Gilardi said. “The group is well deserving of NEWRA’s...

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NEWRA Votes down 2 A.M. Closure

April 14, 2014
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NEWRA Votes down 2 A.M. Closure

As expected, based on their policy not to support any business hour expansion after 12am, the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association voted 26-5 against a request by the owner of Goody Glover’s Restaurant, 48-50 Salem Street to expand the business closing hour from 1am to 2am, 7 days a week. The owner claims his customers...

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Charges Dropped Against North End Man for Alleged Sexual Assault

April 14, 2014
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All charges against a 26-year-old North End man for allegedly sexually assaulting a 20 year old residence about a month ago on Unity Street have been dropped. Ross Currier was arrested on March 10 based on a phone call to police from the female victim who claimed she saw the person that assaulted her...

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NEWNC Community Election May 17

April 14, 2014
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It’s almost May and that means the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) must conduct a community election for six openings on the neighborhood board, which consists of twelve members. Each year, six of the Council members must seek re-election consisting of two-year terms. NEWNC members whose terms have expired are: Marie Simboli, Anne Devlin...

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Walsh at North End Chamber

Walsh at North End Chamber

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh speaks to the North End Chamber of Commerce and local officials

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Natural Gas Mains on Commercial St. Receiving Upgrade

National Grid has started upgrading natural gas mains along Commercial Street in the North End. The project, which began last year on Hanover Street, will now move to a second phase, as the energy company replaces 575 feet of natural gas main spanning from Greenough Lane to Battery Street. National Grid is upgrading the...

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