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NEWNC Supports Beer and Wine with Liqueurs License

January 17, 2012
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NEWNC Supports Beer and Wine with Liqueurs License

A request for conditional use approval, expanded living space and a beer and wine with cordials license, highlighted the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council’s monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. One of the largest crowds turned out filling the hall, many of them supporting the requests of Robert DelloRusso and Nick Varano. The...

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Monica’s Hosts Eliot School Fundraiser

January 17, 2012
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The Mendoza family of the North End will for the third consecutive year will host a four-course benefit dinner at one of their local businesses, Vinotesca di Monica on Parmenter Street with all the proceeds going to the Eliot School on Charter Street. The first two dinners raised $20,000 each and the Mendoza family...

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Shopping for Price and Quality? Both Can Be Found at Haymarket

January 10, 2012
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Shopping for Price and Quality? Both Can Be Found at Haymarket

It does not matter which neighborhood in this city you call home, Haymarket beckons if you are price conscious and want quality. North Enders, Beacon Hill residents, Back Bay folks and residents of this city from just about every neighborhood descended on Haymarket all day Saturday. Taking advantage of the unusual warmth we’ve been...

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Lamattina Heads City Casino Comm.

On January 2, City Councilor Sal LaMattina was sworn in to another term as Ward I City Councilor. After the swearing in it was announced by At-Large City Councilor Stephen Murphy, who was elected to another term as Council President, that LaMattina would head up the city’s new committee to study gaming in Boston....

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A Food Resolution

A Food Resolution

Editor’s note: Recently Chef Raymond Gillespie brought Salumeria Italiana (151 Richmond Street) to a cooking class at Boston Center for Adult Education. In a lively, interactive, hands-on class, Chef Raymond and the students made Polenta with Cacciatore Sauce, Asparagus Risotto, Orecchiete with Roast Cauliflower and Sundried Tomatoes, and Asparagus Risotto Cakes drizzled with Truffle...

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NEAD Fundraiser Set for Sterite Rink, January 29

January 3, 2012
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North End Against Drugs (NEAD) is putting together a fundraiser at the Sterite Skating Rink on Commercial Street which will include a good old fashion Bocce Tournament at the cost of $10 per player. Each player will receive a NEAD t-shirt and winners will receive trophies. Teams will be made up of four players...

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Crime Statistics Down for 2011

Area A-1, which includes Beacon Hill, Charlestown, Chinatown North End and downtown, saw an approximately 13-percent reduction in violent and property crimes by year’s end as compared to 2010, according to Boston Police. Between Jan. 1 and Dec. 26 of 2011, 2,843 incidents of Part One crime were reported, compared with 3,254 during the...

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NEAA Basketball at the Nazzaro Center

NEAA Basketball at the Nazzaro Center

Who needs the NBA!  The Nazzaro Center and the North End Athletic Association have teamed up once again to provide the neighborhood with one of the best in-house basketball programs in the city.  Bigger and better than previous years, the Small Fry League, as it is generally called, provides basketball for all age of...

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The French Cultural Center’s “A Taste of Bordeaux” Dinner

The French Cultural Center’s  “A Taste of Bordeaux” Dinner

The French Cultural Center (located at 53 Marlborough Street) hosted “Le Tour De France Viticole 2011”, A Taste of Bordeaux on Monday, November 21st , for 130 guests at The Chilton Club. The sold-out  benefit raised funds for the Center’s “Accent on Success” after-school program, providing French language instruction at the elementary level for...

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NEWRA Committee to Address 4 Requests

December 23, 2011
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Four items of request are scheduled for discussion at the next NEWRA Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee meeting, according to co-chair David Kubiak. In addition, the committee will present brief updates on five matters of concern. The agenda will include the following: Laz Parking is seeking renewal of its condition use permit at the...

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