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NEWRA Committee Meets Tonight Dec. 6

December 6, 2011
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The North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) Parks and Open Spaces Committee will hold its annual monthly meeting tonight Tuesday, December 6 at 7pm in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. Polcari Park, the Prado and other public spaces issues will be discussed as well as the new fence on Snow Hill Street....

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SHINE Offers Assistance with Senior Drug Plan

December 6, 2011
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North End/Waterfront seniors should call ABCD’s “SHINE” Program for free counseling about their Medicare drug plan choices before the Federal Program, deadline for coverage ends on December 7. ABCD “SHINE” recommends seniors get medication coverage and save hundreds of dollars this year. Reportedly, one senior who called “SHINE” was paying $800 a month for...

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Police Apprehend Vehicle Break-in Thief

December 2, 2011
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Police Apprehend Vehicle Break-in Thief

Early Saturday morning November 19 at approximately 4:30am Boston Police responded to a call-in report of someone breaking into cars on Endicott Street by smashing in the driver’s side windows. A local resident told police he witnessed the individual in the act and provided police a brief narrative of the incident taking place. The...

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The Longest Ride

December 2, 2011
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The Longest Ride

Former Speaker of the House Sal DiMasi makes the longest ride of his life beginning late in the evening the 29th or in the early morning on the 30th. He is heading to Lexington, Kentucky, where, on the 30th, he will present himself at the Federal lock-up, give himself up, and begin an 8...

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Coppola Receives Good Neighbor Award from the Clean Streets Committee

December 2, 2011
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Coppola Receives Good Neighbor Award from the Clean Streets Committee

Johanna Coppola of Margaret Street was recently presented the Good Neighbor Award for helping to keep the North End clean by clearing debris and clutter from the sidewalk and curb in front of her home. Coppola was selected by a closed ballot of several people and businesses that were nominated by the committee or...

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Connect Historic Boston Initiative Launched

December 2, 2011
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Connect Historic Boston Initiative Launched

A Connect Historic Boston Initiative was recently launched by the Boston Transportation Department and the National Park Service are partnering to design pedestrian and bicycle connections between transit hubs at North Station, Aquarium and State Street Stations and the Harbor Islands Pavilion on the Greenway. Other sites include, Visitor Centers at Faneuil Hall and...

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Household Trash/Dirty Streets Topic at Community Meeting

November 22, 2011
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Household Trash/Dirty Streets Topic at Community Meeting

It was one of the largest crowds ever to attend a NEWRA Clean Street Committee monthly meeting at the Nazzaro Community Center. The main topics centered around household trash removal and dirty streets. Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina attended the neighborhood meeting presenting an item involving a one colored City of Boston trash bag...

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City Hosts Tree Lighting at Prado

November 22, 2011
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Join Boston Mayor Thomas Menino for the 2011 Christmas Trolley Tour and Tree Lighting on Sunday, December 4 at 2:15pm in the Paul Revere Mall (Prado) on Hanover Street across from St. Stephen Church. There will be an appearance by Santa Claus and his Reindeer, Snowmen, Gingerbread men and a host of other holiday...

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No Supermarket on Parcel 2A, B and C

November 22, 2011
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Construction has started on the second of four development parcels in the Bulfinch Triangle between Haymarket Station and North Station. The development reportedly will include retail on the first floor with apartments on several floors above. The first development project “Avenir” adjacent to Canal and Causeway Streets, along with portions of the MBTA’s North...

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Supporting Ricky

Supporting Ricky

Members of the Nazzaro Community Center Youth Program are shown dropping off 100 pounds of food and items and many letters which were sent to local North End soldier Ricky Scimeca who is currently serving his country in Afghanistan. “We’re all Proud of you Ricky” was the message

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