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A Beautiful North End

A Beautiful North End

North End Beautification Committee recently had the tree pits weeded and spread mulch, also NEBC signs were put up in a few of the tree pits.

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City Councilor LaMattina Endorses Tolman for Attorney General

City Councilor LaMattina Endorses Tolman for Attorney General

During a visit to the Nazzaro Community Center, District 1 City Councilor Sal LaMattina announced his endorsement of Warren Tolman to be the next Massachusetts Attorney General. LaMattina joined Tolman at community center in the North End, where the two met with voters and seniors during Tolman’s three-day Boston Tour. “I am supporting Warren...

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City Takes Control of Licensing Board

August 27, 2014
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Legislation that allows the City of Boston to establish its own Licensing Board has been signed by Governor Deval Patrick. Since 1906, governors have appointed members to a state-controlled board. The bill eliminates that board, allowing Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh to nominate members to serve on the board. The City Council has the...

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Harbor Towers Residences Engage Architect as Advisor

Harbor Towers, the 43-year-old pair of Boston waterfront buildings with more than 1,100 residents, has engaged George Thrush, Professor and Director of the School of Architecture at Northeastern University, for advice on proposed redevelopment plans for the Harbor Garage. Thrush and a team of architects and urban planners was invited this month by the...

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Mayor Forms Streamlined ZBA Committee to Speed up System

August 27, 2014
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A streamline City of Boston Zoning Board of Appeal (ZBA) has been formed by Mayor Martin J. Walsh that is intended to cut waiting times for relatively minor variances needed to open a small business or to perform home renovations to 1-2 family owner-occupied residential applications. A subcommittee of the Zoning Board of Appeal...

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North End Family Pride Day

North End Family Pride Day

North End Family Pride Day concluded a weeklong series of events, programs and activities held at numerous venues throughout the neighborhood as part of North End Against Drugs (NEAD) North End Family Pride Week. Held at Langone Field on Commercial Street, hundreds of people attended the neighborhood endeavor which took place from 12 noon...

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Dr. Campo Receives NEWRA Good Neighbor Award

August 25, 2014
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Dr. Campo Receives NEWRA Good Neighbor Award

Doctor Frank Campo of North End Foot, 260 North Street has been named the recipient of the August 2014 North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association “Good Neighbor” Award for helping to keep the neighborhood clean by clearing trash and debris on a regular basis in front of his business. For many years NEWRA has presented this...

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Geraldine Celeste Marshall

Geraldine Celeste Marshall

Geraldine (Dina) Marshall, a longtime North End resident, dancer, painter, scholar and mother of Representative Aaron Michlewitz, has died. Marshall, who has lived here since 1968, died after a courageous battle against lung cancer. A life-long Bostonian, Marshall was born in Dorchester to the late Kenneth and Eleanor Marshall. Before her recent battle with...

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City Details for Retired Cops Proposed by Council

August 25, 2014
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A resolution offered by Boston City Councilor Michael Flaherty, allowing retired Boston police offices to become Special Police Offices and work private business details throughout the city has been approved by the Boston City Council. While the bill found its way through the Council, it still requires Mayor Martin Walsh’s signature and be approved...

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North End National Night out

North End National Night out

The 2014 National Night Out held in the North End attracted hundreds of participants to the Paul Revere Mall (Prado) during North End Pride Week. Many activities, events and educational programs were held along with a free BBQ.

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