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Mayor Appoints North End Resident to Cultural Council

December 4, 2014
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh has appointed North End resident Ann Moritz to the 15-member Boston Cultural Council which includes representatives from every City Council District and Boston’s wide array of arts and culture disciplines.                 The Council consists of all volunteers that will help the city determine the best way to determine how allocated...

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NEMPAC Forming Band of Volunteers

December 4, 2014
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North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) is recruiting a group of diverse and dedicated volunteers to join their team.                 “Our goal is to have regularly scheduled meetings to plan the logistics and participation in upcoming events,” Sherri Snow Executive Director said.                 “The core team will be the foundation of creating...

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North End Society to hold Christmas Program

December 4, 2014
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Saint Agrippina De Mineo Benefit Society, will hold its 20th annual Christmas Program for North End children only, on Sunday, December 14 from 12-2pm at their chapel, 459 Hanover Street. Santa will be there with gifts and to take photos with the children, 10 years old and under. Bring a camera.  Those that wish...

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N. Washington St. Bridge to be Replaced Starting in 2016

N. Washington St. Bridge to be Replaced Starting in 2016

After more than 100 years and featured in movies like The Brink’s Job, the North Washington Street Bridge will be replaced starting in 2016 and will bear no resemblance to the current structure. Para Jayasinghe, City Engineer from Boston Public Works Department, appeared before the Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) on Nov. 6 to show...

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Negative Reaction to North Square Redesign Concept

Negative Reaction to North Square Redesign Concept

At a recent public meeting, North End residents and stakeholders harshly criticized a preliminary design for the reconstruction of North Square. Boston Public Works has budgeted $2 million to make site improvements for historic North Square. Centrally located in Boston’s North End, it is one of the country’s oldest public squares and the founding...

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Annual North End Holiday Shopping Stroll

In the early morning, Lisa Shah, Owner of LIT Boutique, briskly stepped through the door of Shake the Tree with a shiver of relief, thankful for the warmth coming from inside the boutique. Breezing by an array of colorfully patterned scarfs neatly hung on the wall; she opened a box of flyers for the...

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North End Christmas benefit Luncheon December 11

November 27, 2014
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This year’s North End Christmas Fund Luncheon will benefit needy North End families and senior citizens during the holiday season. Each year, this community event gets bigger and bigger resulting in more services to the community. The event attracts local residents and businessman as well as elected officials. Filippo’s Ristorante, Causeway Street will once...

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North End Christmas Parade December 14

November 27, 2014
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One of the best, if not the best, North End holiday activity is the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) annual North End Christmas Parade through the streets of the community. The event begins with the arrival of Santa Claus by helicopter at Puopolo Park, Commercial Street at 1pm where many local families and visitors...

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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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