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Get Ready for Duckling Day,Sunday May 8

Get Ready for Duckling Day,Sunday May 8

A photo of the participants of last year’s Duckling Day marching through the Boston Common.

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NEWRA Supports License Transfer and Occupancy Change

NEWRA Supports License Transfer and Occupancy Change

by Phil Orlandella Boston City Counselor Sal LaMattina was the guest speaker at the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. Counselor LaMattina, who has served on the Boston City Council since 2006, provided updates on city affairs and local projects. He is currently the Chair of Parks and...

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Burroughs Wharf and NEMPAC Board Member Honored

Burroughs Wharf and NEMPAC Board Member Honored

North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) Board member Andrea Waldstein was recently honored by Project Kesher (PK). The Burroughs Wharf resident is one of the earliest supporters an d founding PK Board member. She has recruited for and traveled on PK trips to the Ukraine, Russia and Belarus. Andrea fostered a Boston-wide...

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Cooper Street Resident Receives NEWRA Good Neighbor Award

Cooper Street Resident Receives NEWRA Good Neighbor Award

by Phil Orlandella Lorraine Renda LaColla of Cooper Street was recently named recipient of the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) Good Neighbor Award for her efforts in helping to keep the community clean by removing debris from in front of her home on a regular basis. “She takes care of her corner of the...

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NEWNC Supports 3 Agenda Requests

by Phil Orlandella Two occupancy changes and a transfer of an existing North End CV-7 Day malt and wine with cordials license were supported by the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) at their May monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. All the votes were unanimous 9-0. Tuyet Tran is seeking zone relief...

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Boncore Captures Senate Seat

By Phil Orlandella Showing strength across the First Suffolk and Middlesex District which includes the North End/Waterfront community, attorney Joseph Boncore was elected State Senator in the April 12 special election. Boncore will succeed former State Senator Anthony Petrucelli, who has taken a job in the private sector. He led in his hometown of...

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Mayor Walsh Set to begin Boston Shines

As part of an annual effort to beautify the streets of Boston in time for the spring season, Mayor Martin J. Walsh has asked for Boston residents’ to participate in Boston Shines, a citywide initiative to clean the neighborhoods across the city. Boston Shines will bring together thousands of volunteers, including businesses, community groups...

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North End Resident Crosses the Boston Marathon Finish Line

by Phil Orlandella Running in the Boston Marathon for the first time and finishing the international race that attracts thousands of participants is really something to brag about. While winning is the lifelong ultimate goal, for North End resident Michael LoPriore (53 years old) it was a great start and a terrific accomplishment.   ...

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Design Revealed for Eliot School Renovation

By Conor Finley The City of Boston Planning and Facilities Department hosted a meeting to cover the design concept and plans for the rebuild set to take place at the Eliot Innovation School, located at 585 Commercial Street in Boston’s North End.  The presentation went into depth about the goal to convert the current...

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Boston Marathon Creates Millions in Revenue

By Phil Orlandella An estimated $188.8 million dollars was generated by the 120th Boston Marathon-related events throughout the Greater Boston region according to Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau (GBCVB) President and CEO Patrick Moscaritolo. This year’s marathon had just over 30,000 official participants including more than 6,400 runners from 98 countries. More than...

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