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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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BRA Denies Community Group’s IAG Nominee

November 22, 2011
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So far after several attempts to nominate a person to represent them on the Impact Advisory Group (IAG), the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association has failed to do so because the Boston Redevelopment Authority has refused to accept the community group’s nominee for reasons of potential conflict of interest. Reportedly, the NEWRA nominees suggested to...

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North End/South End Soccer Event

North End/South End Soccer Event

On Sunday November 6th over 65 children ages 6 to 10 years old from both the NEAA and South End soccer programs got to gether to play 3 fun game sof soccer at Langone Park.  In an effort to get both of these great, growing programs together on the field, John Romano & Caroline...

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Take-out/Beer and Wine Licenses Supported by NEWRA

November 15, 2011
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Take-out/Beer and Wine Licenses Supported by NEWRA

Pouring rain didn’t stop numerous residents and others from turning out for the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) November monthly meeting at the Nazzaro Community Center. While there was a lot of discussion on local issues including committee reports, the Association voted to support two agenda items. By a vote of 22-1 the members...

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North End Beautification Committee Formed

November 15, 2011
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North End Beautification Committee Formed

Hoping to decorate the neighborhood throughout the holiday season, the newly formed North End Beautification Committee is currently soliciting funding and volunteers to join in a mission to preserve and enhance the aesthetic integrity of the historic neighborhood. “We hope to enrich the community through creative and innovative beautification enhancements,” Stephen Passacantilli, a committee...

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North End Teens Support Local Soldier

November 15, 2011
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A collection drive of goods and food, along with 55 personalized cards and letters created by the members of the Nazzaro Center Youth Program was recently mailed to North End soldier Ricky Scimeca who is currently serving his country in Afghanistan. “The response to this endeavor was overwhelming,” Center Director Carl Ameno said. Two...

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Armenian Heritage Park Under Construction

Armenian Heritage Park Under Construction

Armenian Heritage Park, a gift to the City of Boston and the Commonwealth from Massachusetts Armenian-Americans, is under construction on the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston. For further information about the Park and the Party at the Other Park! – Fenway Park – to benefit the Endowment, please visit www. Armenian Heritage Park.net

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Crime Statistics Decrease 13 Percent in the North End

November 8, 2011
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Crime Statistics Decrease 13 Percent in the North End

Year-to-date crime figures in the North End have dropped 13 percent with 39 fewer incidents from January 1 to October 31, 2011, according to a report issued by Boston Police Captain Bernard O’Rourke, Commanding Officer District A-1. The Captain told residents at the NEWNC Public Safety Committee monthly meeting that crime statistics are down...

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Community Groups Seek Mall Repairs

November 8, 2011
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Community Groups Seek Mall Repairs

Once again discussions centered around the Paul Revere Mall (Prado) at last week’s NEWRA Parks and Open Spaces Committee monthly meeting held at the Nazzaro Community Center. Matt Black, a member of the Friends of the Prado, gave the committee an overview of the condition of the Mall which is on the Freedom Trail...

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