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NSC Seniors Visit Rockport

Seniors at the ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) enjoyed a gorgeous, fun and sun-filled day out at Rockport on May 16th.  Everyone commented that the group ordered perfect weather, as Mother’s Day was rainy and in the 40s and later in the week temperatures in the 90s are expected.    Nearly...

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Residents Feel Left Out of Moon Street Development Process

By Phil Orlandella North End/Waterfront residents, although the development of 16-18 Moon Street has been classified by the City’s Inspectional Service Department (ISD) as an as-of-right build, means the project would not need any community input to go through. The single-family building would be 54 feet in height, just under the 55-foot zoning requirements....

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Report on Transportation Policy Briefing Series Released

Following up on work to advance comprehensive and sustainable transportation policy for the City of Boston, the City Council’s Committee on Parks, Recreation, and Transportation released a report summarizing findings from a series of policy briefings held over the previous six months. The report includes links to full video of the hearings, graphics addressing...

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West End “Open Canal Street”Celebration

Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced Boston will celebrate “Open Canal Street” on Saturday, July 8, 2017. For the afternoon, the West End’s two-block Canal Street will shut down to vehicles, and open up for pedestrians, who will be able to shop, dine and enjoy the atmosphere of Boston’s West End. “With the success and...

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North End Public Safety Meeting Report

By David Marx Boston Police District A-1 provided an update on recent neighborhood crime incidents, summarized below, at the May 2017 North End Public Safety Meeting. Aggravated Assault / Home Invasion (1) -4/18 @ Fulton Street @ 11:40pm: Three suspects (one male and two females) entered an apartment. The male suspect struck the victim...

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ISD Defers 173 Endicott Street Project

By Phil Orlandella The City of Boston Inspectional Services Department (ISD) acted on two North End requests. A request by the owner of 173 Endicott Street to construct a five-story, nine residential building with some indoor garage parking was deferred until November by the Board. The Board approved a request by Thad Seymour to...

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North End “Girl” Friends Reunion

Fillipo’s Ristorante, 283 Causeway Street, North End will be the location of the 2017 “Girl” Friends grand reception on Saturday, September 30 at 6:30 PM. Tickets are $55 per person, cash bar, parking adjacent to the eatery. Tables of 10 must be reserved. Deadline for purchasing tickets is September 13 made payable to Francine...

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Beverly Street Building Seeking Potential Renters

By Phil Orlandella Developers of the Beverly Building at 101 Beverly Street are claiming the structure located on Parcel 1B in the North End is already for potential residency. Located next to North Station, the Beverly Building will reportedly feature mixed use development. The building will contain 239 affordable and workforce housing units. The...

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100th Anniversary

100th Anniversary

Saturday, May 13, 2017 was the 100th anniversary of the Apparition of Our Lady of Fatima to three children, Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta in Portugal. St. Leonard Church in the North End had a beautiful celebration in honor of Our Lady of Fatima. A new statue of Our Lady, pictured here, was dedicated. This...

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Greenway Announces ‘Playful Perspectives’- Curatorial Theme & Public Art Installations

Greenway Announces ‘Playful Perspectives’- Curatorial Theme & Public Art Installations

The Greenway Conservancy (rosekennedygreenway.org) announced three artists who will install works as part of a park-wide curatorial theme of “Playful Perspectives.” The Greenway’s award-winning public art program has commissioned Meredith James, Mark Reigelman, and Aakash Nihalani to install new works over the next 3 months. Installation on two of the works began two days ago. Playful Perspectives is...

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