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Rep Aaron Michlewitz Files Gun Control Measure

State Representative Aaron Michlewitz has filed legislation that would create a statewide gun offender registry list that would be accessible to the public. The legislation is modeled on similar systems in Baltimore and New York that require defendants convicted of specified gun crimes to register their addresses with the police, verify them every six...

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NEWNC Supports Full Liquor License Transfer for Hotel

March 4, 2015
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NEWNC Supports Full Liquor License Transfer for Hotel

A request by Battery Wharf Hotel, 3 Battery Wharf to transfer a full liquor license to replace the one currently being used was supported (6-0) by the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) at last week’s monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. Representatives from the new owner told residents, other than the license...

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Conservancy Presents Plans for North End Parks

March 4, 2015
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Conservancy Presents Plans for North End Parks

Greenway Conservancy Executive Director Jessie Brackenbury and his staff presented plans for the 2015 scheduled improvements and repairs for North End parks. The community meeting was the third to discuss plans and to seek community import. Brackenbury confirmed that the Conservancy has received a $400,000 grant from the Mass Culture Council, to make the...

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Park Improvements

Park Improvements

A community meeting regarding improvements to the North End parks will be held by the Greenway Conservancy on Wednesday, February 25 at 6:30pm in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. Information will also be provided on programs being offered in the parks in 2015 and a briefing on six parcels of land...

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Watch for Falling Ice

Watch for Falling Ice

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Greenway Holds Public Art Community Meeting February 24

The Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy in partnership with the Wharf District will hold a public community meeting, tonight, Tuesday, February 24 from 5:30 to 7:30pm at the Boston Harbor Hotel, 70 Rowes Wharf. Preview renderings of Boston’s most ambitious public art project ever and have questions answered by the Greenway Conservancy staff and...

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North End Public Safety Committee Meeting on March 5

February 25, 2015
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Boston Police District A-1 and the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will hold their next North End Public Safety meeting to report on Part 1 crimes over the past 30 days. Crime numbers will be a comparison of the numbers reported during the same frame as last year. The public meeting offers residents and...

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NEWRA Parks and Open Space Committee to Discuss Cutillo Park

February 25, 2015
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Several issues relating to the North End will be discussed at the next North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) Parks and Open Spaces Committee monthly meeting. Some of the topics will include the status of Paul Revere Mall (Prado) and what plans does the City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department have to tackle the...

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Boston Landmarks 40th Anniversary Events

February 23, 2015
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Boston Landmarks 40th Anniversary Events

A series of free events will be scheduled throughout 2015 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC), according to the City of Boston. The series will feature four seasonal programs celebrating the city’s historic places and the progress made during the past four decades to protect and enhance Boston’s unique...

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NEWRA Supports Full Liquor License Transfer on Battery Wharf

February 23, 2015
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NEWRA Supports Full Liquor License Transfer on Battery Wharf

There was only one voting agenda item at last week’s North End/Waterfront Residents Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. A request by 3 Battery Wharf, Sweet Basil, Inc. d/b/a The Cactus Club to transfer its Common Victualler 7-Day All Alcohol License with a 2am closing to Boston Beverage Services, Inc....

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