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Playing in the Park

September 22, 2016
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Playing in the Park

A delightful Sunday afternoon for family and friends was held at the Armenian Heritage Park on The Greenway. Highlights included The Leon Janikian Quartet, dance instruction with Apo Ashjan founder of the Sayat Nova Dance Company, Hoodsies and a “Find Someone Game” was held with a chance to win a Boston Duck Tour for...

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Street Pianos

September 22, 2016
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Street Pianos

Street Pianos will return to the North End on Friday, September 23 from 9am to 6pm at the Old North Church and The Greenway from 7am to 11pm. The pianos are part of an exhibit called Play Me, I’m Yours, created by artist Luke Jerram and will be available to play and enjoy.

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NEWRA Attempts to Change Election Term Bylaws

September 22, 2016
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By Phil Orlandella North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) will hold its annual meeting where members will select officers for 2017 at its Thursday, October 13 monthly meeting that will be held at the Nazarro Center on the second Thursday of each month at 7 pm. A proposal to extend term limits was suggested by...

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NEWNC Supports Three Requests

September 22, 2016
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By Phil Orlandella An application to extend the living space at 10 Moon Street, change the legal occupancy at 278-284 North Street and a zoning relief transfer at the Battery Wharf Hotel were agenda items at the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) September monthly meeting. 10 Moon Street applied to the Zoning Board of...

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Residents Oppose Design of Hanover,Cross and Salem Streets Project

September 22, 2016
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By Phil Orlandella Charter Realty and Development attended another neighborhood meeting as they once again presented their proposal that encompasses the current four story residential/commercial building at 53 Salem Street and 64-66 Cross Street (one-story retail) also known as Martignetti’s. The project comprises of 5,500 square feet with potential sidewalk seating if an agreement...

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BRA Committed to Keep North End Nursing Home Open

September 22, 2016
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By Phil Orlandella All the hard work by residents and elected officials finally paid off as the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) has publicly stated that the North End Fulton Street Nursing Home will remain open and Partners has agreed to start filling the open slots for seniors when possible. The commitments were made at...

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NEWRA Opposes North Street Housing Proposal

September 22, 2016
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By Phil Orlandella Three voting items were on the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) September monthly meeting agenda that was held in the Nazzaro Community Center where close to 75 residents attended including project abutters and non-members. The Neighborhood Association opposed a request by Joseph Bocelli, the project manager for the rehabilitation of 278-284...

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MassDOT Unveils Latest Plans for New North Washington Street Bridge

September 22, 2016
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By Dan Murphy The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has unveiled the latest plans for the new North Washington Street Bridge. Miguel Rosales, president and founder of Boston-based Rosales  Partners Transportation Design, is the architect behind the estimated $125-million bridge, which will replace the existing structurally deficient crossing that links City Square in Charlestown...

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N.E. Youth Hockey Registration

September 22, 2016
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North End Youth Hockey will conduct an introduction program to hockey for 15 weeks for children 5 to 12 years old at the Steriti Skating Rink on Commercial Street running from October 2016 through March 2017 on Saturday mornings from 8 to 9:50 am. Full equipment and basic skills required. Fee includes a practice...

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Boston Public Market First Annual Harvest Party

September 22, 2016
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First annual public events are always the best to attend. They tend to be exciting, entertaining, educational and opportunistic for attendees. This appears to be the case when the Boston Public Market Association (BPMA) conducts its first annual Harvest Paarty on Thursday, October 20 to support the not-for-profit association’s work to encourage community around...

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