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Local Liquor Licenses Update

September 20, 2011
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Nonna’s Market, 293A North Street has been closed for about a year. The Licensing Board for the City of Boston has scheduled a hearing on an application to transfer the retail beer and wine license to a location outside of the neighborhood. “If transferred there will be ten retail licenses in the North End/Waterfront...

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Clean Streets Committee Sets Goals

September 20, 2011
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Trash, rodents and enforcement were the words echoing through the Nazzaro Community Center Hall at last week’s NEWRA Clean Streets Committee monthly meeting. Residents on several occasions expressed their concerns that there is not enough enforcement in the area to stop household trash from being placed out improperly. Rodent control was another issue of...

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Student Parking

September 13, 2011
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Student Parking

Prince Street was continuously blocked when college students began moving into the North End.

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On Parade

September 13, 2011
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On Parade

North End Stanley Cup Parade with Boston Bruin Andrew Ference.

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NEWRA Committee Sets Sights on Prado

September 13, 2011
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NEWRA Committee Sets Sights on Prado

It appears that members of the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association Parks and Open Spaces Committee are pleased with the work that the Boston Parks Department is doing with the rebuilding of the Snow Hill Street wall which abuts the DeFillippo Playground. The group expressed some concerns about the drainage in the playground but in...

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Hazmat Truck Route Comment Period Open

September 13, 2011
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The North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) is calling on residents to urge MassDOT to put safety first and ban hazmat trucks from passing through Boston Streets. MassDOT is accepting comments until September 23 on the proposal to re-route these vehicles that residents feel is a public safety problem. Address letter to: Thomas J. Broderick,...

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Boston Police Address Crime Issues in North End

September 13, 2011
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Boston Police Lieutenant of Detectives Chuck Wilson, a former North End resident, told residents at a recent Public Safety meeting that the investigation of the sexual assault near Garden Court was ongoing and there are possible suspects in the case. He also advised residents to take precautions by being aware of their surroundings and...

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DiMasi Paying for His Mistakes

September 13, 2011
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Sal DiMasi will be going away to prison for at least 8 years following his sentencing in Federal District Court last week. His 16 minute “I am a broken man” speech to the court before sentence was announced by Judge Mark Wolf represented just about everything that was wrong about Sal’s defense of his...

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Thank You, Whole Foods

Thank You, Whole Foods

ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) thanks Whole Foods Market on Cambridge Street for heading up the outstanding “Wish-List” fundraiser on Aug. 20 to increase supplies in the ABCD West End Emergency Food Pantry, located in the Boston Public Library at 151 Cambridge St. ABCD NE/WE NSC (West End Senior Center)...

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Q and A with Congressman Mike Capuano

Q and A with Congressman Mike Capuano

Congressman Mike Capuano represents the North End. He remains, after all these years, outspoken, independent and avowedly wed to the needs of the voters of this district. The following is a Q&A with Congressman Capuano conducted earlier this week with Josh Resnek of the Regional Review. Question: Your feeling about the economy today. Are...

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