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Rep Michlewitz Files 25 Pieces of Legislation

By Phil Orlandella State Representative Aaron Michlewitz has filed 25 pieces of legislation for the 2017-2018 legislative agenda. At the April, North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting he discussed some of them and answered several questions relating to his legislation. His bills included: Short-Term Residential Rentals that covers policies and categories from registration,...

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Race to Fill District 1 Council Seat Draws Several Candidates

By Phil Orlandella Before the ink could dry, following Councilor Sal LaMattina’s decision that he would not seek re-election, four candidates announced their intentions to seek the office held by the 11-year veteran. District 1 includes the North End/Waterfront, Charlestown, and East Boston, has held the seat for many years. Already Eastie has two...

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Homeless Man Arrested for North End Robbery

By Phil Orlandella Boston Police have arrested an alleged homeless person in connection with the robbery of Monica’s Restaurant about a month ago on Richmond Street. Police are still investigating the robbery of an employee of Mike’s Pastry on Hanover Street during the transportation of money. In addition, the robbery of Citizens Bank on...

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Potential North Square Art Design Unveiled

By Phil Orlandella An advisory board relating to the proposed artwork for North Square that has been coordinated by Maria Lanza of the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services has been formed. A and J Art and Design, based on neighborhood input has developed a concept, “North Square Stories: Four Intertwined Historical Threads” that they...

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Passacantilli A District 1 Council Candidate

By Phil Orlandella Lifelong North End resident Stephen Passacantilli along with three other candidates have announced their intentions to seek the Boston City Council District 1 seat following current Councilor Sal LaMattina’s decision not to seek reelection after 11 years of service. A community activist, Stephen was an elected member of the North End/Waterfront...

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Armenian Heritage Park World Labyrinth Day at Greenway

By Phil Orlandella Armenian Heritage Park, on the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, will celebrate public art at the park’s abstract sculpture and labyrinth on Saturday, May 6 starting at 12:45 PM. A World Labyrinth Date: Walk as One in Peace and Harmony. An introduction to walking a labyrinth-12:45 PM walk starts at 1 PM....

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Michael Sinatra Candidate for District 1 Council Seat

By Phil Orlandella Michael Sinatra, Chief of Staff for Councilor Sal LaMattina has officially announced his candidacy for the District 1 Boston City Councilor seat. Sinatra, of East Boston, is no stranger to the North End/Waterfront community, attending many neighborhood meetings and responding to numerous calls by residents relating to issues, concerns and problems...

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North End 2018 Capital Budget on the Books

By Phil Orlandella Many North End community projects are included in the City of Boston 2018 Capital Budget. Projects scheduled to take place involve Eliot School construction, Paul Revere Mall (Prado) improvements, North Square redesign of several streets, construction of a new community center and investments at Christopher Columbus Park. A major investment of...

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Tina Natale Joins NEMPAC Board

North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) welcomed it’s newest Board member Tina Natale, to the Board of Directors this past January. Tina Natale is a life-long resident of the North End and a graduate of Suffolk University. She loves Boston’s energetic lifestyle and her passion for the area grows everyday. Tina currently...

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NEMPAC Presents Beethoven’s “Fidello” this June

By Phil Orlandella Faneuil Hall and Christopher Columbus Park will be the sites of the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) sixth annual Opera project presentation of Beethoven’s “Fidello”, sung in German with English subtitles and orchestra. “The artistic team behind this project is working tirelessly to bring this magical production to...

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