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NEWRA Monthly Meeting July 14

NEWRA will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, July 14 at 7pm in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. The agenda includes: Presidents’ Report, summer party update, Clean Streets Committee, Parks and Open Spaces Committee and Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee reports. There will be only one agenda item that requires a...

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Good Neighbor Award Presented to Waterfront Cafe

July 8, 2011
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Good Neighbor Award Presented to Waterfront Cafe

Waterfront Cafe Bar and Grill was recently presented the “Good Neighbor” Award by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association for consistently cleaning the sidewalk and curb in front of the Commercial Street business. NEWRA has been presenting these awards to local businesses for about a year through the Clean Streets Committee nominating group. Each month...

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North End Waterfront Health Welcomes New Pediatrician

North End Waterfront Health Welcomes New Pediatrician

A new pediatrician just landed at North End Waterfront Health. David Tortorella, MD is a board-certified pediatrician who has immediate appointments available and is accepting patients from newborns to young adults. He is also a newly licensed pilot. Dr. Tortorella received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University, his medical degree from St. Louis University,...

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Red Sox Capture Majors Title

June 28, 2011
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Red Sox Capture Majors Title

How do you cap off an impressive 9-1 regular season record? By capturing the 2011 NEAA Majors Baseball Championship. That’s exactly what the Red Sox did by beating the Cubs 6-3 and 6-0. With the score tied at 3 Timmy Martin laced a gap shot that rolled to the fence for a three-run inside...

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MassDOT Presents Vent Building Demo Plans

June 28, 2011
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MassDOT Presents Vent Building Demo Plans

MassDOT held a public meeting in the North End last week to advise residents and the business community of its plans for a $6.5 million construction project to repair the Callahan Ventilation Building on North Street. State officials explained the dire need to repair this property due to major problems with the walls falling...

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Sidewalk Repairs Underway in the North End

June 28, 2011
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In case you haven’t noticed there is a lot of sidewalk repairs underway in the North End. The project calls for 15,000 square feet of local sidewalks to be repaired to make them safer for residents and the thousands of visitors that pass through the neighborhood and the Freedom Trail. Boston Mayor Thomas Menino,...

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Looking at the News: The Future is Grim for DiMasi

June 28, 2011
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It was a bad day for the North End last week when Sal DiMasi was convicted of seven out of nine counts in Federal Court. A Jury of his peers decided he is guilty and there really isn’t very much he can do about it. Of course, he can appeal and he will appeal...

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The Cup Comes Home

The Cup Comes Home

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NBSS/Eliot School Issues Still not Resolved

-By Phil Orlandella A letter of support was sent to the Mayor, other elected officials, the Boston Finance Commission and the Boston Redevelopment Authority clearly indicating the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association’s concerns of the status of the Eliot School and the North Bennet Street School. NBSS has on several occasions indicated that unless they...

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North End Documentary in the Making

-By Phil Orlandella A $10,000 grant has been awarded to the North End Historic Society by the Baxter Foundation to produce an eight minute trailer about the North End. Kendall Productions has apparently started filming interviews with people with knowledge of the North End. According to James Pasto a member of the society, “The...

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