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North End Egg Hunt Draws Hundreds Of Kids to Fun Event

North End Egg Hunt Draws Hundreds Of Kids to Fun Event

It was a perfect Spring day for the annual North End Egg Hunt on Sunday morning drawing hundreds of neighborhood kids to Christopher Columbus Park. Sponsored by the Boston Community Collaborative and Friends of Christopher Columbus Park, the group had prepared over 2,500 stuffed eggs and hid them all around the park creating fun...

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Moving On:Sal LaMattina Will Not Seek Reelection as District 1 City Councilor

Moving On:Sal LaMattina Will Not Seek Reelection as District 1 City Councilor

By Matt Conti District 1 City Councilor Sal LaMattina announced that he will not seek reelection in September 2017 for another term on the Boston City Council. The decision comes after 29 years of public service to the City of Boston, including 11 years on the City Council. “I feel the time is right...

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No Voting Items on NEWRA Agenda

By Phil Orlandella Only one agenda item was originally scheduled on the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) April monthly meeting, but it was removed at the request of Alfred Ferrera who wanted to meet with abutters relating to his proposal to build a roof deck at 57 Salem Street. State Representative Aaron Michlewitz, who...

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NEWNC Community Election Set for May 20

By Phil Orlandella The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) President John Pregmon has announced that the 2017 annual community election of members will be held in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street on Saturday, May 20 from 10 AM to 2 PM. Candidates must be at least 18 years old and a...

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NEWNC Supports Limoncello 2 on Salem Street

By Phil Orlandella Members of the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) voted unanimously to support a request by Maurizio Badolato of Ristorante Limoncello, North Square to open a second location, called Limoncello 2 at 76 Salem Street, the former site of Urban Cantina. The request also included the transfer of the former owners’ beer,...

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P.A.L. and the NEAA Help Keep A Nazzaro Center Ski Tradition Alive

By Carl Ameno Once again, the Nazzaro Center teamed up with the Police Activities League and the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) to provide families and friends of the North End with an incredible grand finale to the center’s ski program, a weekend of skiing at arguably the best ski resort in the east, Killington Mountains. After various day trips...

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Boston Community Collaborative Students Perform “Greece”

By Becca Griffith Boston Community Collaborative (BCC) students participated in the production of “Greece” on stage at Saint John School. BCC combined all of its dance and drama students from the school and the North End for the season ending performance. (January through March) The original production was written, directed and choreographed by Ingrid...

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Long Wharf Bar and Restaurant Development Looks Bleak

Following almost a decade-long fight, the North End 10 received good news in their fight for Long Wharf, as a formal federal judgment passed down on March 23, stated the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) cannot redevelop the public space on the waterfront property for private enterprise without National Park Service’s (NPS) permission...

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Taste of the North End/April 28

By Phil Orlandella The 24th annual Taste of the North End is scheduled to take place on April 28 from 7 PM to 10 PM at the Steriti Rink on Commercial Street. The special and popular event will benefit New Health and other neighborhood organizations and charities. Billy Costa will MC, Vocalists Vanessa Salvucci...

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Neighborhood Service Center Food Appeal

By Phil Orlandella ABCD’s North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center is currently accepting donations to support its food programs that assist residents needs through June 30. The Center could use monetary donations, restaurant and supermarket gift certificates, non-perishable items like pasta, tuna, oatmeal, peanut butter, cooking oil and corn.             Donations can be dropped...

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