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‘The British are Coming’

‘The British are Coming’

The Old North Church Foundation’s annual commemoration of the events of the night of April 18, 1775, when two signal lanterns were hung in the church steeple, alerting Paul Revere that the British were coming, was recently held at the historic church on Salem Street.

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North Square Project Milled Map Completed

April 21, 2018
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North Square Project Milled Map Completed

A and J Art and Design currently has the milled map for the North Square Project in their studio. The map measures 34 by 40 inches and includes the entire North End neighborhood, according to the design firm. They will eventually add sculptured features to the map like trees, architectural details, water and boats...

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Waterfront Group Opposes City’s Municipal Harbor Plan

April 21, 2018
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Boston Waterfront residents, calling themselves Preserve Boston’s Waterfront, have been collecting signatures opposing the City’s Municipal Harbor Plan (MHP) which will replace the regulations of Chapter 91, the Massachusetts Public Waterfront Act and negatively impact the neighborhood and the city as well. Residents have also created a website listing some of the real needs...

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NEWNC Supports Unit Addition Request

April 21, 2018
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Only one voting item was on the April 9 North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. A request by Adam Griffith and Joseph Carregal was supported by the Council to legalize the existing conditions at 6 Hull Street   from a four-unit dwelling to a five-unit dwelling with no...

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Columbus Park Site for Mayor’s Coffee Hour

April 21, 2018
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On June 28 the North End annual neighborhood Coffee Hour will be held in Columbus Park from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. “Our neighborhood Coffee Hour gives residents the opportunity to come out and to spend time in their neighborhood parks and playgrounds while meeting and talking to city representatives about issues that matter to...

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Service Center Celebrates Little Easter

The ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) celebrated the arrival of spring and Pasquetta at its site at 1 Michelangelo Street in the North End. Pasquetta is often translated to “little Easter,” and is a day to relax. It was instituted in the post-war period to create a long weekend, which allows...

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News Briefs

Williams Named      Deputy Director Dominique A. Williams has been appointed by Mayor Martin Walsh as Deputy Director of the Office of Housing Stability. “Housing policy is about much more than creating new units of housing,” the Mayor said. He noted, “I’m confident that Dominique has the skills and energy to not only continue the...

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Friends of North End Library Excited About New Wooden Wishing Tree

The Friends of the North End Library gratefully thank local Woodworking Artisan Grant Burger for his amazing work of art now permanently on display in the North End Library. The Friends of the North End Library started the Wishing Tree with donation ornaments years ago at the Annual Spring Fling. It was brought out...

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North End Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center Appoints Beth Fearon as Director of Nursing

North End Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center has announced the appointment of Beth Fearon as Director of Nursing. Fearon, a registered nurse, brings years of experience in the nursing field to her new leadership role.  As Director of Nursing, Fearon oversees the nursing services department at the 100-bed skilled nursing center, which provides high-quality post-acute care,...

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North End Library Memorial Brick Relocation

If you have been by the library lately, you may have noticed the Memorial Bricks donated by members of the neighborhood to support the Friends of the North End Library have been moved from behind the library’s circulation desk to in front of the Dante Frieze.  The Memorial Bricks now have a more prominent...

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