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North End Public Safety Metting

By David Marx Boston Police District A-1 provided an update on recent neighborhood crime incidents, summarized below, at the July 2017 North End Public Safety Meeting. Aggravated Assaults (2) -6/3 @ Stillman St. @ 12.53pm: Male and female victims reported that they got into an argument with the male operator of a gold VW...

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Sponsors Needed for the NEAD Family Fun Festival

By Phil Orlandella North End Against Drugs (NEAD), for the 28th consecutive year, is attempting to provide numerous free events for all North End residents, families, teenagers, single adults and seniors during the summer months, according to NEAD President John Romano. What started out as North End Family Pride Day has now transformed into...

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Inspectional Services Approves Two Requests

By Phil Orlandella Boston Inspectional Services Department Board of Appeals approved a request by Patrick Maloney to construct a roof-top deck with additional egress on top of existing structure on Causeway Street. The Board also supported a proposal to change the occupancy at 69 Salem Street to include a fitness Center, less than 250...

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Edwards Endorsed by Unions

32BJ SEIU, representing 18,000 property service workers in the Massachusetts, Boston Teachers Union, representing 10,000 education professionals, and SEIU Local 888, representing over 8,000 public service workers and higher education workers in Massachusetts, announced their endorsement of Lydia Edwards for the District 1 seat to represents the North End, Charlestown and East Boston. “Lydia...

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West End Library Schedule

A full schedule of events and activities are scheduled at the West End Library, 151 Cambridge Street. For details call 617-523-3957. And The Oscar Goes to…A Film Series-Wednesdays at 3pm.  Summer Film Series honoring Best Picture winners from 2008-2016.   Sponsored by The Friends of the West End Branch Library. Wednesday July 12      3pm The...

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NEAA Baseball

NEAA Baseball

NEAA Dodgers 14U Baseball Team coached by Mike Martignetti.

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DEP Rules Against the Lewis Wharf Hotel Project

By Phil Orlandella A well-coordinated community endeavor to stop a developer from building out over the water was ended by a ruling by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Residents in the Waterfront area immediately opposed plans by developer JW Capital Partners to build a 277-room hotel on his property and extend the...

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NEWNC Names Officers

By Phil Orlandella At its June monthly meeting the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) announced its officers: President John Pregmon, Vice President Carmine Guarino, Sergeant at Arms Gennaro Riccio, and Secretary Brett Roman. Two informational items were on NEWNC’s agenda. Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) Vice President Ann Babbit presented upcoming and future...

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Local Performer Draws 300 to Hard Rock Cafe

Local Performer Draws 300 to Hard Rock Cafe

By Phil Orlandella North End resident Joe Nicholson, also known as Gringo da Viola, performed for a sold-out crowd of over 300 patrons at the Hard Rock Cafe in Boston on June 10. Joseph showcase some of his favorite renditions of songs in English and Brazilian in the concert he refers to as “Joe...

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NEMPAC/NBSS Both Seeking 128 North Street

By Phil Orlandella Currently, two local agencies have announced their intentions to purchase 6,000 square feet of space at the MassDOT owned building at 128 North Street. North Bennet Street School (NBSS) and the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) both want the property to expand their respective programs to meet the...

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