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Boston Children’s Museum Receives National Leadership Grant to Directly Support School Readiness Through Partnerships

Grant and Launch of New Website Enhance the Capacity of Museum and Library Educators to Support Children and Families Boston Children’s Museum recently received a National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services dedicated for School Readiness through Partnerships: Museums, Libraries and State Early Learning Systems Project. This grant harnesses the...

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NEAD Family Fun Festival-A Week-Long Event

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) will hold its Family Fun Festival, a week-long schedule of activity starting on Tuesday, August 1 with the Emile Pugliano/Bobby D. DeCristoforo neighborhood family boat cruise starting at Long Wharf at 7:30 p.m. Big Joe-Story Teller will be at the North End Library from 11:45 AM to 12:30 p.m....

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NEAD Family Fun Festival Cruise Scheduled for July 31

By Phil Orlandella North End Against Drugs (NEAD) will hold its annual Emily Puglianol/Bobby D. DeCristoforo Boston Harbor Boat Cruise on Monday, July 31 with boarding at 7 PM next door to the Marriott Long Wharf at the Boston Harbor Cruise terminal. The cruise will run from 7:30 PM to 9:30 p.m. and will...

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Greenway News and Notes

As usual, the Greenway Conservancy has scheduled numerous events, activities and programs for the general public to enjoy individually or with friends and families. The Greenway has put together many things to do including celebrations through July. Get a taste of different cultures at Brazil on The Greenway, My Caribbean Expo and the African...

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Mayor Signs $3.15 Billion City Budget

Mayor Signs $3.15 Billion City Budget

Mayor Martin J. Walsh signed the City’s $3.15 billion Fiscal Year 2018 budget, which through strong fiscal management and strategic savings initiatives allows for further investment in quality City services in neighborhoods across Boston, and builds on the success of existing City programs. During a signing ceremony hosted outside of a building marked by...

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Partnership Formed

Partnership Formed

By Phil Orlandella A highly welcomed private-public partnership to provide financial support for the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway that draws thousands of visitors and residents from abutting neighborhoods in the general area has been officially announced. One of the most popular places to be in the City, The Greenway, has something good going on...

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Legendary Restaurant Supplier is Moving:Eastern Bakers Supply Holds Relocation Sale

Legendary Restaurant Supplier is Moving:Eastern Bakers Supply Holds Relocation Sale

By Cary Shuman Robert “Bobby” Kalustian knows restaurants. And if you own or have owned a restaurant in the region, you know Robert Kalustian. For 71 consecutive years, Kalustian’s family has been providing equipment to restaurants large and small, bakeries, submarine shops, pizza places, college cafeterias – and more recently, food trucks. Setrak Kalustian,...

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North End/Waterfront Health Center Funding in the State Budget

State Representative Aaron Michlewitz and Senator Joe Boncore joined their colleagues in the Massachusetts Legislature in approving the state’s $40.2 billion budget. Among the many spending priorities highlighted in the budget, local initiatives were prioritized, including the North End/Waterfront Health Center, which received $125,000 to assist in its ongoing efforts to combat substance abuse....

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Boston Harbor Ferry Study Now Underway

By Phil Orlandella Traffic congestion in the City and up and down the North and South Shores has created a high rate of volume over the past several years. During most of the day it’s virtually impossible not to get stuck in traffic that causes major delays. Residents are increasingly calling for some sort...

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Greenway News and Notes

The Greenway Conservancy reached a landmark new agreement with MassDOT, the City of Boston and A Better City (on behalf of over 20 Greenway-abutting private properties) to establish a public-private partnership to financially support The Greenway well into the future. This includes a new 10-year lease from MassDOT for the non-profit organization to manage...

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