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NEWNC Holds Council Candidates Night

September 22, 2017
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By Phil Orlandella There were no voting items scheduled at the last North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) held on September 11 in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. There were several reports by President John Pregmon, Parking/Traffic Committee Chair Danielle D’Ambrosio, Public Safety Committee Chair Tania Green and The Greenway Committee Representative...

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NEWRA Votes on Bylaw Amendments

September 22, 2017
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By Phil Orlandella At its September, North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting, the non-profit neighborhood organization voted to amend five bylaws that where discussed at the recent membership meetings. The following amendments included: Correction throughout the document of Sergeant “of” Arms to Sergeant “at” Arms. Correction to any mention of notices being “mailed”...

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Ensemble Lifestyle Boutique Moves to Baldwin Place

September 22, 2017
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By Phil Orlandella After doing business in the North End at 62 Salem Street, Ensemble Lifestyle Boutique has relocated to Baldwin Place. Ensemble decided to make the move to obtain a much larger space to feature a bigger showcase for the popular neighborhood business. “It’s an incredible location with a friendly neighborhood feel,” said...

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City Adding 70 New Bike Share Stations

September 22, 2017
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By Phil Orlandella More than 70 new bikes share stations will be placed in neighborhoods throughout the city, according to Maria Lanza, Liaison for the Boston Neighborhood Services Department. “Help is needed from residents and the business community to find locations for the new stations,” she noted. North End/Waterfront residents will have the opportunity...

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NEMPAC Concert at Vida Gallery

September 22, 2017
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By Phil Orlandella North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) will present a concert, Boston Composers: Then and Now, at the private Gallery, Bijou de la Vida, 190 Commercial Street. Concert Director is Christina Wright-Ivanova. Featured performers will be Rachele Schmiege, soprano; Shadwa Mussad, violin; Sherri Snow, soprano and Christina Wright-Ivanovo, pianist. The...

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Street Paving in North End/West End

September 22, 2017
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By Phil Orlandella Street paving operations in the North End (9/21 & 9/22) will take place on Causeway Street, Commercial Street and Atlantic Avenue according to Neighborhood Services Liaison Maria Lanza. “Plan your travel into and out of the work areas accordingly,” she said. “The length of disruption will be minimized with the cooperation...

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New Citizens Welcome Reception

September 22, 2017
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By Phil Orlandella American Heritage Park on the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway will hold a Welcome Reception for new citizens, their families and friends, immediately following the naturalization ceremony at Faneuil Hall on Saturday, September 21 at 2:30 PM. The welcome reception contributes decisively to the park’s intent to celebrate the immigrant experience and...

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Lydia Edwards Releases Housing and Development Policy

September 22, 2017
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Lydia Edwards, candidate for Boston City Council, released a comprehensive development and housing policy platform today outlining her plan to mitigate over development, protect the character of our neighborhoods, and ensure that city government fights to keep middle class families in Boston.  “Our neighborhoods are at a pivotal moment that requires bold, innovative leadership,”...

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Frankie’s Friends Set to Remember Frankie Stillman

September 22, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When talking about Francis ‘Frankie’ Stillman, his imprint on the Charlestown Youth Hockey Association (CYHA) and Boston hockey community was as big emotionally as he was big physically. The hulking man, who played hockey at Charlestown High School and as a resident of the Town and rink manager in Charlestown, helped...

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Donations Can Be Sent to Jim Vesey,11 Ellwood St,Charlestown, Ma 02129 Checks Should be Made Out to CYHA. Questions about the Event Can Be Directed to Gautreau at (978) 604-9632.ing Cycle

September 22, 2017
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By Phil Orlandella Boston Cultural Council (BCC) is accepting applications for the 2018 organizations grant funding cycle. More than $400,000 in funding will be awarded to organizations and projects in Boston that enhance the quality of life, the economy, and the design of the City of Boston that addresses the goals of the Boston...

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