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New Art Project Coming to Columbus Park

By Phil Orlandella A sculpture called “Changing Course” is being installed on the underside of trellis along the waterfront at Christopher Columbus Park. Installation will continue for a few more weeks and the finished sculpture, made up of plastic painted bottles, will be up until the end of September, when the installation will be...

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7 Beacon Hill Eateries to Participate in Dine Out Boston

By Phil Orlandella Seven Beacon Hill Restaurants will participate in the 2017 Dine Out Boston program that is celebrating its 16th year of providing diners an opportunity to enjoy Beacon Hill’s atmosphere and the fine eateries that exist on the Hill. Formally Restaurant Week, over 156 restaurants are taking part in the multi-day, specially...

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City Hall Unveils $2.1M Lobby Renovations

Completion of renovations of Boston City Hall’s third floor lobby has been revealed by Mayor Martin Walsh. The lobby, the main entrance to City Hall, underwent extensive renovations to make City Hall services more assessable, efficient and welcoming to those who use the historic building.      “We’re dedicated to making Boston City Hall a...

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Rachel Revere Park Close to Completion

By Phil Orlandella Following several community meetings relating to the renovation of Rachel Revere Park in North Square, across the street from Paul Revere’s House, completion of the park is ninety-nine percent done with some work that will be finished when the North Square project begins, according to Maria Lanza, Liaison of the City...

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30 Feedback Speed Signs to be Installed

A data challenge, to help determine the locations of 30 new speed feedback signs, that will be installed on local streets where traffic safety issues are a concern, has been announced by the Boston Transportation Department (). The challenge is part of Boston’s commitment to ensure streets are safe, according to Mayor Martin Walsh...

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Four NEMPAC Scholarships Available

By Phil Orlandella The Geraldine Marshall Scholarship Fund Awards for North End children, under the age of 18 with a full-year scholarship for music lessons or participation in one or of the North End Music and Performing Arts (NEMPAC) artistic program. Funds were raised for the scholarships at Representative Aaron Michlewitz’s 2nd North End...

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Passacantilli Earns Major Labor Endorsements

Stephen Passacantilli, a North End civic leader, Boston Public Schools parent, and former staffer to City Councilor Sal LaMattina has been endorsed by prominent local labor unions in his campaign for Boston City Council.  At a rally on Saturday, Passacantilli announced endorsements from UNITE HERE! Local 26, Painters and Allied Trades DC 35, Boston...

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Galvin says New Shadow Law Removes A Layer of Protection for Historic Parks

By Beth Treffeisen Gov. Charlie Baker recently signed a home-rule petition into law that would allow Millennium Partners to move forward with building a 775-foot tower on the site of the city-owned Winthrop Square Garage, bypassing two existing state laws that protect the Boston Common and Public Garden from new shadows. Mayor Martin Walsh...

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NEAA at Fenway

NEAA at Fenway

The North End Athletic Association (NEAD) sent 50 members to the Red Sox Game vs the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night July 18.The Red Sox eventually won the game in 15 innings.There will be another Red Sox Game outing in August.

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Split Decision:NEWRA Opposes Basement Renovation Plan

By Phil Orlandella Unlike the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) that voted unanimously for a plan to renovate the basement at 32 Charter Street, the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) did the opposite, voting 22-15 opposing the applicant’s presented plans. Several abutters attended the monthly meeting in the Nazzaro Community Center to express opinions...

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