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Hundreds Protest Partners Plan to Relocate North End Senior Home Residents

Hundreds Protest Partners Plan to Relocate North End Senior Home Residents

By Matt Conti The 140-bed North End Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center owned by Partners Healthcare is planning to close in about a year, according to people familiar with the situation. Residents and families are currently being notified of plans to sell the property. Operated by Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, the nursing and therapy center...

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NEWRA Defers Salem Street Occupancy Change

NEWRA Defers Salem Street Occupancy Change

By Phil Orlandella A change of occupancy, an update on dog recreation space, and large projects in and adjacent to the North End were discussed at the latest North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. There was also a presentation by Representative Aaron Michlewitz relating to the possible...

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NEWRA Presents Good Neighbor Award

NEWRA Presents Good Neighbor Award

By Phil Orlandella The most recent North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) Good Neighbor Award was presented to North End Timothy Wenrich, Sexton of the Old North Church. NEWRA member and Good Neighbor Award Coordinator Janet Gilardi presented the award to Timothy inside the church. The special award is presented to a resident, business or...

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NEWNC Approves License Transfer to Hanover Street Business

By Phil Orlandella The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) had a busy agenda  in addition to  hosting the public meeting of North End residents opposing the relocation of elderly living in the North End Senior Home on Fulton Street. Vin and Vigor, Inc. d/b/a The Wine Bottega on Hanover Street received support from the...

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NEWNC Elects New Officers

By Phil Orlandella The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) has elected its new officers for the advisory group to City Hall. NEWNC members are elected by residents to serve a two-year term. Elections are held each year, with half of the twelve seats up for election. Officers are: President John Pregmon, Vice-President Carmine Guarino,...

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Men’s Health Awareness Month

By Maria Stella Gulla In this month’s letter I would like to highlight the importance of men’s health, as June is Men’s Health Awareness month.  This is a special awareness period first recognized by Congress in 1994 and celebrated across the country.  The goal is to educate men, boys, and their families and friends...

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NEWRA Opposes 88 North Washington Street Hotel

By Phil Orlandella The hotel will be built on a private parking lot bound by North Washington Street, Valenti Way and Beverly Street and will be 15 stories high plus basement. The number of rooms will be 74 and amenities include a lobby and second floor Café. The hotel operation will provide valet parking...

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North End Resident Stephen Borelli Announces for Governor’s Council

Former Police Sergeant Stephen Borelli a life-long resident of the North End announced his candidacy for Governor’s Council for the 6th District. With over 30 years of experience as a special investigator, law enforcement officer and an Assistant Clerk Magistrate, Attorney Borelli brings an enthusiastic, community-centered voice to this year’s Democratic primary. “The centerpiece...

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Levend Bagelry Opens at the Boston Public Market

Levend Bagelry, a maker of organic hand shaped sourdough bagels, has opened at the Boston Public Market. The bakery will sell a variety of bagels, bagel sandwiches, and pizza bagels baked in an oven inside the Market. “The Boston Public Market provides the perfect opportunity for us to remedy the dearth of great bagels in Boston while...

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June Happenings at the Boston Public Market

It’s the season of picnics, sunny beach days, and celebrating our graduates. Pack a picnic basket with fresh, new summer produce like berries and radishes, pop some locally-made bubbly, and start summer right. Visit the Boston Public Market to explore what’s in season, learn new recipes, and treat yourself to a giant ice cream cone. Find...

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