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Arts Series at Columbus Park

August 12, 2010
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A mixture of artistic genres including opera, American Standards, jazz, Celtic music and theatrical performances will take place at Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park on Tuesday evenings 6-8pm. The entertainment series, sponsored by the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, is part of Mayor Menino’s Office of Arts, Tourism and Special Events 8th Annual Waterfront Performing Art...

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Cross Street traffic restrictions announced

August 12, 2010
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A new program to restrict vehicle access along Cross Street from Hanover Street to Salem Street in the North End is in effect. Under this program, vehicles will no longer have access to the center sidewalk area. Residents at several neighborhood meetings scheduled by Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina and the Boston Transportation Department...

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NEWRA Committee discusses waterfront public access

August 12, 2010
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The main topic of discussion at last week’s NEWRA Parks and Open Spaces Committee meeting held at the Nazzaro Community Center was public access space along the Waterfront and North End. Following a tour of the entire area with residents and Deputy Director Patrice Todisco of the Boston Harbor Association, the group is raising...

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NEWRA Continues August Meetings

August 4, 2010
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August is usually a very slow month for neighborhood meetings. For example the North End Athletic Association, North End Against Drugs, North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council and Friends of the North End Library will not hold their regular or committee meetings during the month. On the other hand the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association plans to...

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Legislature Approves Foreclosure and Mortgage Fraud Protection Bill

August 4, 2010
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Final consumer protection legislation has been sent to the Governor from the Senate and House that protects both homeowners and tenants from mortgage fraud and arbitrary evictions. Home foreclosure continues to rise in the Commonwealth in spite of the improving economy. "The economic climate has made it difficult for many residents to keep their...

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The Boston Foundation Supports NEAD

August 4, 2010
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North End Against Drugs has received a $2,000 grant from The Boston Foundation. The grant, part of the Foundation’s "My Summer in the City" Grant Program will be used to off-set the cost for Family Pride Week which is currently underway with events and activities scheduled through Sunday, August 7. "NEAD is very grateful...

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Pizzeria Regina named best in Boston

Pizzeria Regina named best in Boston

By John Lynds On Monday, during the final taping of the Food Network’s new show ‘Food Feuds’ the network named Pizzeria Regina, the pizzeria that started in the North End and grew to 15 restaurants comprised of 13 fast-service, high-volume pizzerias under the Regina name, best pizza in Boston. The Food Network said it...

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Snow joins NEMPAC staff

July 20, 2010
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Snow joins NEMPAC staff

North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) recently announced that Sherri Snow has joined their staff as the new PMI Coordinator. NEMPAC offers affordable private music instruction lessons in guitar, voice, violin, percussion, piano and many more instruments. The local organization also provides scholarships and participates in many concerts and other performance providing...

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Glenn steps down as NEMPAC Instructor

July 20, 2010
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North End Music and Performing Arts Center President John Romano recently announced that after two-years as Personal Music Instructor Coordinator Sarah Glenn has stepped down from this position. "Glenn has more than doubled the program’s capacity in a short time," Romano said. "We are truly grateful for all that Sarah has accomplished for NEMPAC...

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North End Pride Week August 1-8

July 20, 2010
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North End Family Pride Week (Aug. 1 to Aug. 8), eight days of activities, events, games, BBQ, concerts, movies and much more, is the biggest event held in the neighborhood. The 21st annual event will be held in memory of life-long resident and community activist Robert "Bobby D" DeCristoforo. This special community event hosted...

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