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NEWRA ZLC Committee Meets Tonight April 26

-By Phil Orlandella There are many agenda items scheduled for discussion at tonight’s (April 26) NEWRA Zoning, Licensing and Construction meeting starting at 7pm in the Pilot House, 2 Atlantic Avenue. Volle Nolle, 351 Hanover Street is seeking a 7-Day C.V. Malt and Wine License with a closing hour of 11pm, seven days. Cafe...

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City Plans to Release Cargo Truck Route Study

-By Phil Orlandella Reportedly, a draft report will be issued this May by the Boston Transportation Department regarding a promised study of alternative hazardous cargo trucks route through the North End/Waterfront community, according to Nicole Leo of the Mayor’s Office. Originally the study was scheduled to be available in August 2010, that date was...

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Taste of the North End Benefits Community Programs

-By Phil Orlandella Donato Frattarolli and the Taste of the North End have over the years supported North End non-profit agencies. “Donato is one of the more generous people in the neighborhood along with many other business owners,” North End Against Drugs President John Romano said. The Taste of the North End has also...

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North End Clean-Up Campaign Starts April 30

-by Phil Orlandella One of the most unique North End clean streets campaign “Spazzare!” will kick-off this Saturday, April 30 at 8:45am at the Paul Revere Mall (Prado) across from St. Stephen Church. The campaign for cleaner streets is the idea of Dave Grant, a Battery Street resident and Chair of the North End/Waterfront...

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NEWRA Committee Calls for Public Meeting on Roadway Proposal

-by Phil Orlandella NEWRA Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee will ask the Boston Transportation Department and elected officials to hold a public meeting in the North End/Waterfront community regarding plans for the Rutherford Avenue Corridor Renewal Project and access to I-93. “The committee is requesting a meeting so residents can understand the proposed roadway...

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Representative Michlewitz Files Seven Bills

-By Phil Orlandella State Representative Aaron Michlewitz, has not only been busy addressing issues and concerns relating to constituents of his district, he has been very busy filing legislation on Beacon Hill for the 2011-2012 Session. Currently, Michlewitz whose district includes the North End/Waterfront neighborhood, has filed seven bills which he believes should find...

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NEWNC Denies New Beer and Wine License

NEWNC Denies New Beer and Wine License

-By Phil Orlandella A request for a new beer and wine license with possible cordials for Cafe Lil Italy was soundly defeated by the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) at a public meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. The Council, by a 6-1 vote, denied the request by Carla Gomes for the 178...

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General Hospital Soap Opera Stars Visit 102 Year Old Fan

General Hospital Soap Opera Stars Visit 102 Year Old Fan

-by Phil Orlandella After enjoying a special dinner at Janet Gilardi’s home on Fulton Street, the dinner host, her friend Anna Gaeta and three members Dante, Olivier and Ronnie, stars of the Soap Opera General Hospital, made their way to the North End Community Nursing Home to meet one of the stars’ biggest fans,...

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12 Vendors Selected by Greenway Conservancy

-By Phil Orlandella Last year’s Food Vending Program on the Rose Kennedy Greenway has been expanded based on the success of the 2010 successful pilot program according to the Greenway Conservancy the designated steward of the popular park. The Conservancy has announced the finalists’ names and locations of the four food trucks, one trailer,...

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NEWNC Annual Election/May 14

-By Phil Orlandella North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will conduct its 2011 annual election for the Board of Directors at the Nazzaro Community Center on Saturday, May 14 from 10am to 2pm according to President Stephen Passacantilli. Nomination papers for six open seats are available at the Nazzaro Community Center. Candidates must be...

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