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New Cello Instructor Hired

August 9, 2011
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New Cello Instructor Hired

Emma Davis-Oeth has been hired as the new Cello Instructor at the North End Music and Performing Arts Center. “Emma’s enthusiasm, knowledge of teaching and her extensive performance experience will make her a great addition to our school and community,” said Sheri Snow Private Musical Instructor Coordinator. Emma recently finished her Master of Music...

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23 North End/Waterfront Eateries Participate in 2 Week Promotion

August 9, 2011
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More than 200 of the region’s best restaurants including 23 from the North End/Waterfront community will participate in Restaurant Week Boston scheduled between August 14-19 and August 21-26. Diners can take advantage of prix fixe three course dinners for $33.11, three course lunches for $20.11 and two course lunches for $15.11 in Boston’s Historic...

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Snow Hill Wall Demolition Completed

August 9, 2011
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The very heavy downfall didn’t wash out the NEWRA Parks and Open Spaces Committee monthly meeting held at the Nazzaro Community Center. Chairperson Anne Pistorio advised the committee of several things that have already occurred and others that are about to happen. She noted that two trees on Snow Hill Street and Cleveland Place...

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Night out Washed Out

Inclement weather dampened the North End National Night Out festivities scheduled in the Paul Revere Mall (Prado) on Hanover Street. Hundreds of people usually attend this annual event that features everything from a free BBQ to entertainment. Due to other activities scheduled during the week as part of North End Family Pride Week, the...

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It Was Not All Business: The North End Dodgers Took Time out from the Lafesta Baseball Exchange for a Little Fun

August 2, 2011
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It Was Not All Business: The North End Dodgers Took Time out from the Lafesta Baseball Exchange for a Little Fun

The North End Dodgers (13-15 year olds) Baseball team traveled to North Adams to participate in the 21st Annual LaFesta Baseball Exchange, a two game series both home and away. The North Adams team will travel to the North End the first week in August for two games at Puopolo Park during North End...

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Four Public Meetings Scheduled on Routes for Hazmat Vehicles

August 2, 2011
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Following several public meetings a City of Boston study and numerous comments and letters sent to MassDOT, four public meetings have been scheduled to discuss the possible City of Boston’s proposed Non-Radioactive Hazardous Material route on city streets. The City’s proposal to ban hazmat cargo vehicles from Boston’s streets, unless they have business on...

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House Passes Sales Tax Holiday Legislation: Tax Free Weekend Set for August 13 and 14

State Representative Aaron Michlewitz this week joined his colleagues in the Massachusetts House of Representatives in approving legislation that would allow a state sales tax holiday on August 13th and 14th of this year to encourage consumers to shop at local businesses across the state. “With folks across the Commonwealth continuing to struggle through...

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Pool Event a Big Success

July 26, 2011
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Pool Event a Big Success

Sponsored by The Highland Street Foundation, Boston Mayor Thomas Menino’s Rockin Pool Party was held at the Boston Center’s Youth Families Mirabella Pool on a hot Sunday afternoon. Hundreds of North End residents, families and pool members attended the summer event that featured a free cookout, swimming games, giveaways and summer programming information. His...

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Picking-up After Dogs Not Occurring in North End

July 26, 2011
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Picking-up After Dogs Not Occurring in North End

Inspectional Service Department for the City of Boston Chief Hearing Officer Michael B. Mackan and Tim McCarthy of Public Works attended the NEWRA Clean Streets Committee monthly meeting and presented information and answered questions relating to North End/Waterfront issues like trash and the dog droppings problem that residents felt has gotten out of hand....

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Community Wants Hazmat Vehicles Re-routed Outside City

July 26, 2011
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A letter of support to re-route hazardous cargo trucks out of Boston, especially the North End/Waterfront narrow and densely populated streets has been forwarded to the State Department of Transportation and the Federal Motor Carrier Administration U.S. Department of Transportation by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association. The letter signed by NEWRA President Stephanie Hogue...

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