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NEMPAC Presents Beethoven’s “Fidello” this June

By Phil Orlandella North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) has put together four presentations of Beethoven’s “Fidello” at two sites during the month of June. NEMPAC’s Opera Project will take place at 7:30 PM on Thursday, June 22, Friday, June 23, and Saturday, June 24 at Faneuil Hall, The Great Stage. In...

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Council Votes 10-3 to Change Shadow Law

By Phil Orlandella The Massachusetts Shadow Law appears to be on its way off the books as Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh plans to make it go away for the development of Winthrop Square Garage, a $1 billion project. He was recently joined by the Boston City Council with a 10-3 vote to remove...

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NEWNC Election Already Decided

By Phil Orlandella Unfortunately, only six candidates will be on the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) ballot to fill six two-year terms. All six candidates will automatically be elected. NEWNC by laws require that an election must be held regardless of the number of candidates on the ballot. The Nazzaro Center, 30 North Bennet...

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Mayor Files Executive Order to Regulate Short-Term Rentals

By Phil Orlandella While lawmakers are currently dealing with legislation dealing with short-term rentals, (one filed by North End/Waterfront State Representative Aaron Michlewitz) Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh has filed an executive order directing Inspectional Services, Assessing and other departments to identify where and how for prevalent commercial short-term rental listings are in the...

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Tight Security on Waterfront for June 17 Tall Ships “Parade of Sail”

By Matt Conti Sail Boston, Inc., Boston Police, US Coast Guard and other public safety officials held a community meeting in the North End, emphasizing the tight security procedures to be in place for the arrival of the Tall Ships Regatta in Boston on June 17th. With over one million spectators expected along Boston’s...

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West End Library Programs

Dr. Can-Do Science® Experiment: Dirt Dissection! – Monday, May 22, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Do you really know what dirt is made of? Could it be alive? Join Dr. Can-Do Science® to dissect different types of soil. Children can bring Ziploc bags of dirt or use the library’s, which will alsos provide tools to aid in...

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Spring Fever

Spring Fever

“The Friends Of The North End began their 11th Spring Bocce Tournament on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at the North End Park outdoor courts. The first Pallino was thrown by member Roger Mustone to begin the season. Six teams will compete for the next six Sundays. The first place team, at the end of...

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North Ender Promoting Pizza Festival at City Hall Plaza

North Ender Promoting Pizza Festival at City Hall Plaza

By Phil Orlandella On July 8 and 9 the first-ever Boston Pizza Festival a one-of-a-kind two-day event featuring live music, beer and wine and some of the best local and international pizza vendors, will be held on Boston City Hall Plaza. “This event takes the pizza lover through a mouth-watering experience of a variety...

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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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