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First Defilippo Playground Improvement Meeting Held

First Defilippo Playground Improvement Meeting Held

By Phil Orlandella As promised the City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department held itsĀ first of three possible meetings to discuss the future of DeFilippo Playground with residents. Cathy Baker Eclips project manager for the City and Tamar Zimmerman from Crosby Schessinger Smallbridge (CSS) discussed the current conditions of the playground and possible improvements...

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NEAD Family Event Draws Hundreds

NEAD Family Event Draws Hundreds

Once again the meeting hall at the Nazzaro Community Center was jam packed with local families for still another North End Against Drugs Family Dinner/Family Talk. The NEAD event is held several times a year to make the community aware of the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse and the affects they have on...

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NEWNC Monthly Meeting Tonight Feb. 15

By Phil Orlandella Four agenda items will be discussed and possibly voted on at tonight’s (Feb. 15) North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council monthly meeting. The meeting was rescheduled from Monday, February 14 to tonight Tuesday, February 15 at 7pm in the Mariners House, 11 North Square because of planned Valentine Day activity in the Nazzaro...

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DeFilippo Playground Improvements Meeting to be Held

DeFilippo Playground Improvements Meeting to be Held

-By Phil Orlandella A long awaited community meeting to discuss and plan for the renovations of DeFilippo Playground which abuts Prince and Snow Hill Streets has been scheduled by the City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department, and will take place at 6:30p.m. at the Nazzaro Center on Wednesday, February 9. Numerous residents and...

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Four Items on NEWRA Agenda

-By Phil Orlandella Four voting items are scheduled to be discussed at the next North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association’s monthly meeting scheduled for Thursday, February 10 at 7pm in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. Three requests entailing changing closing hours to 1am, a beer and wine license transfer with no closing hour...

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Rep. Michlewitz Named Vice-Chairman of Transportation Committee

-By Phil Orlandella State Representative Aaron Michlewitz, whose district includes, the North End/Waterfront neighborhood has been appointed Vice-Chairman of the Joint Committee on Transportation for the 2011-2012 Legislative Session by House Speaker Robert DeLeo. The 3rd Suffolk District is a major sector for the transportation industry, of which, the impact of the Commonwealth of...

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Nazzaro Center Presents Artwork Awards

Nazzaro Center Presents Artwork Awards

-By Phil Orlandella Over 40 boys and girls ages 6-14, all members of the Nazzaro Community Center participated in an award ceremonystemming from a month long artwork contest held in conjunction with the Public Action for the Arts and Education agency. Each Participant was given a small piece of plywood, donated by Jim Shampine...

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North End Student to Participate in Statewide Spelling Bee

North End Student to Participate in Statewide Spelling Bee

Once again the Nazzaro Community Center will be sending one of its members to the Statewide Spelling Bee being held at Faneuil Hall. This year Shona Ortiz a sixth grade student at St. John School will do the honors with a chance to move onto the National Championship in Washington DC. “This the first...

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Bono Family Supports NEAD Family Dinner

-By Phil Orlandella North End Against Drugs will hold another Family Dinner/Family Talk with a special Italian meal prepared by Mary and John Romano consisting of macaroni, meatballs, sausages, salad and Mary’s world famous eggplant. Cookies will be served for desert and a guest speaker will discuss topics of the day. “All North End...

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Survey Says…North End Flowing with Liquor Licenses

-By Phil Orlandella North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association has released a survey tracking the number of alcohol licenses in the neighborhood as of January 18, 2011. The survey indicated there are 31 C.V. 7-day full liquor licenses, 41 C.V. 7-day beer, wine and cordials licenses and 18 C.V. 7-day beer and wine licenses, a total...

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