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Community Group Supports Two Requests

Community Group Supports Two Requests

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association gave broad support to two new businesses planning to open in the North End. The group also heard legislative reform proposals regarding the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and management of the Greenway parks. The membership meeting was held on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at the Nazzaro...

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Community Election Set for May 19

April 17, 2012
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It’s that time of the year again for the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council to conduct its annual community election. This year, six of twelve council seats are open for two-year terms. Elections will be held at the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street on Saturday May 19 from 9am-2pm. All ballots will be...

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Residents Call for North End Crime Watch

April 17, 2012
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Stemming from a recent North End Public Safety meeting, where residents expressed concerns regarding what they called a deteriorating quality of life situation, called for more police in the neighborhood. Captain Thomas Lee Commanding Officer of District A-1 Boston Police quickly responded with the request and placed extra police officers on Hanover Street. At...

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Angry Residents Erupt in Chorus of Complaints About Lack of Police Presence

Angry Residents Erupt in Chorus of Complaints About Lack of Police Presence

The honeymoon is over in the North End for the newly assigned Boston Police District A-1 Captain Thomas Lee. At the April 5, 2012 neighborhood public safety meeting, approximately 70 residents and business owners erupted in a chorus of complaints regarding deteriorating quality of life conditions. An out-of-control St. Patrick’s Day in the North...

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New Suffolk University President Nurturing Academic Excellence

April 10, 2012
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New Suffolk University President Nurturing Academic Excellence

Dr. James McCarthy is the ninth president of Suffolk University who began his tenure at Suffolk on Feb. 1. He came to the university after serving for five years as provost and senior vice president at Baruch College of the City of New York. He is first and foremost an academic with a Ph.D....

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Historic Event Planned in the Prado April 29

April 10, 2012
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A historic event is in the planning stages to honor the famous sculpture Cyrus Dallin who created the statue of Paul Revere riding his horse located in the Paul Revere Mall (Prado) located between St. Stephen Church and the Old North Church. This special event will be held in honor of Dallin’s contributions to...

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New England Aquarium’s New Look

New England Aquarium’s New Look

If you visit the New England Aquarium (NEAQ) next fall you might be surprised to find a sand tiger shark, Myrtle the green sea turtle, and 800 different fish residing in the penguin exhibit. You will not, however, find any penguins. They will be at an off exhibit facility in Quincy, while the inhabitants...

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DePasquale Gives Lesson in Restaurant Marketing

April 3, 2012
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When Japan Airlines announced some months back it was going to expand its service from Boston to Tokyo and from Tokyo to Logan as soon as it took possession of the new Boeing 787, a few people listened up carefully and began drawing up their own plans. North End restaurateur Frank DePasquale was one...

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NEWNC Election Announcement

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) is holding their annual election on Saturday, May 19, 2012, and all North End/Waterfront residents aged 18 and older are invited to seek election to one of the six seats to be filled. NEWNC is comprised of twelve North End/Waterfront residents who serve as an advisory board to...

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Looks Good, Feels Good: New Akesso Shoe has Health Care Professionals Enjoying Comfort

Looks Good, Feels Good: New Akesso Shoe has Health Care Professionals Enjoying Comfort

Leslie Clark is feeling more comfortable in her job thanks to a new shoe that is gaining popularity among health care professionals. A nurse practitioner at Massachusetts General Hospital, Clark has been wearing Akesso professional footwear for a month and she gives the new product positive reviews. “I said I would give this new...

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