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NEWNC Supports all Five Agenda Items

NEWNC Supports all Five Agenda Items

Five agenda items were supported by the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) at last week’s public meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. Amy Hand and Leslie Horn of RUFF presented plans for a three-month trial program for a three level dog park in Polcari Playground (Gassy) beginning this May, June and July from...

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Noted North End Artist Donates Image to Rosie’s Place Holiday Card

Noted North End Artist Donates Image to Rosie’s Place Holiday Card

Acclaimed New England artist and longtime North End resident Sam Vokey has donated his artwork to be featured on holiday cards from Rosie’s Place, the first women’s shelter in the United States. Sales from the annual holiday card program help underwrite the vital programs and services Rosie’s Place provides for poor and homeless women...

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NEWRA Stands by its No Hanover Street Restaurant Vote

It was standing room only at last week’s North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting in the Nazzaro Community Center. Newly elected President Ford Cavallari presided over his first NEWRA public meeting. He told members and others in attendance that NEWRA and NEWNC will be working together on neighborhood concerns and request. New technology...

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Eliot School NBSS site development meetings Held

Developers, Feingold Alexander and Associates, for the building of a new Eliot Innovation School started the a public meeting off on the wrong foot when residents didn’t like the idea of work being done in the building including asbestos removal without any notification to abutters or other residents. A communications problem, that the firm...

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Harbor Towers Residents Oppose Chiofaro Plan

The residents and owners of Harbor Towers condominiums overwhelmingly oppose the proposal by the Chiofaro Co. and Prudential Real Estate Investments to replace the Harbor Garage with a development consisting of two towers, reaching about 650 feet and 550 feet high, and totaling 1.3 million square feet, Harbor Towers Trustees said. Owners and residents representing 71...

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Menino Remembered Fondly by North End Community

Menino Remembered Fondly by North End Community

North End leaders are remembering former Mayor Thomas M. Menino as an outstanding supporter of programs in the neighborhood and a kind and personable man who appreciated North End’s history, enjoyed spending time here, and dining at its excellent restaurants. Mr. Menino, the city’s longest-serving mayor, died on October 30, 2014. He was 71....

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North End Public Safety Meeting

November 7, 2014
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District A-1 Boston Police will hold its monthly community meeting on Thursday, November 6 at 6:30pm in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. Police will provide crime statistics that took place over the past 30 days, compared to the same time period last year. They will also provide other information, address questions...

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BRA Approves Canal and India Street Developments

November 1, 2014
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Two of the six new developments the Board of Directors for the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) has approved are located adjacent to the North End/Waterfront community. Together, the six projects represent $151.7 million worth of investment and nearly 674,000 square feet of construction, according to the BRA. Reportedly, the development projects are expected to...

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Volunteers Canvass North End for Earned Sick Time

November 1, 2014
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Expressing their support for earned sick time (Question 4) State Representative Aaron Michlewitz joined workers, business owners, community leaders and grass roots volunteers at the North End Community Health Center on Hanover Street to canvass to ensure hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts families can receive this benefit. “Question 4 would guarantee every worker in...

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Artery Ramp Parcel Study Meeting

November 1, 2014
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On Wednesday, October 29 from 6-8pm MassDOT will conduct a public hearing related to the Central Artery Ramp Parcel Study, according to Legislative Liaison John Romano. The meeting will be held at the BRA 9th Floor Board Room, City Hall. Romano noted, “MassDOT is required to consider options for covering the open ramp portions...

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