Opinion

May 17, 2018
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Being a Good Neighbor Carmelina Restaurant recently hosted a great fundraiser for the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) that was a terrific success. Owner Damien DiPaola did a great job providing a delicious menu and outstanding excellent hospitality. Fantasy Wines, Christina Trotta and Modern Pastries supported the fundraiser. Proceeds from the...

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Your Help Is Always Needed

Boston residents living in our neighborhood are fortunate to have some great open spaces within a couple of miles of each other stretching from the North End to the Back Bay. The newly established Greenway that was created after the Central Artery Project was completed is looking better each year with more activities being...

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Crime is Down:Area A-1 Sees 8-Percent Drop in Part One Crime so far in ‘18

May 4, 2018
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Area A-1 has seen an 8-percent decrease in violent and property crime to date in 2018, compared to last year. According to Boston Police, 602 incidents of Part One crime were reported between Jan. 1 and April 8 of this year in the area, which includes Beacon Hill, Chinatown Downtown and the North End,...

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New Boxing and Fitness Studio Opening Soon

Knockout North End, a boxing and fitness studio located in the heart of Boston’s North End, is expected to open in early May 2018. Offering group exercise, personal training options, and KO jump, which is an intense jump rope based circuit, and enhanced by the enthusiasm and expertise of some of the city’s best...

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Haymarket Hotel Moves Forward

May 4, 2018
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Plans for the Haymarket Hotel (Parcel 9) have been approved with a minor height addition by the Boston Planning and Development agency, formerly the BRA. Plans call for 225 hotel units, patio, open space, and new street-front landscaping. Approximately 125 permanent jobs will be created and 300 construction jobs. The hotel will include 9,000...

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NEAA Benefit Golf Tournament Being Planned

May 4, 2018
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More than one hundred and forty golfers hit the links each year for the annual North End Athletic Association (NEAA) benefit golf tournament held at the Andover Country Club. Scheduled for Monday, August 6 with a shotgun start 7:30 AM, the tournament is played in memory of lifelong North End resident Carmen “Tilly” DeMarco...

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Don Giovanni Set to Return to Faneuil Hall

May 4, 2018
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Once again, the Great Hall at Faneuil Hall will be the site of the annual performance, a full production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Don Giovanni, as part of the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC), Opera Project. The production is a fully staged Opera sung in Italian with English with super titles,...

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SPARK Boston Impact Awards

May 4, 2018
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Nomination for SPARK Boston Impact Awards are currently available for young adults (20-34) doing outstanding work to improve the City of Boston. This year’s award categories include: Arts & Culture, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Activism & Issue advocacy, Public Service & Civic Leadership, Community Building & Neighborhood Improvement and “Unsung Heroes”.             Nominees must live/work...

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North End Feasts Contribute to Boston’s Top Ranking

May 4, 2018
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Boston has been ranked the top spot for best summer vacation by U.S. News and World Report, a leading authority on consumer advice. The city also finished as the #3 spot globally and #5 for the best family summer vacations. Boston’s lineup of annual summer events like North End feasts played a major role...

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NE/WE NSC Trip to Rockport

May 4, 2018
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A day trip to Rockport has been organized by the North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center for Wednesday, May 30 for local residents from the two communities. The bus trip starts at 9 a.m. at the Paul Revere Mall and 9:20 a.m. at the Amy Lowell House in the West End and returns at...

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NEWNC to Address Four Voting Agenda Items

May 4, 2018
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Four voting items, a candidate’s night for election and a community chat featuring Friends of the North End Library, Chris Sabbey, Pita Pagliuca, and Jennifer Hawes will be a part of the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) Monday, May 19 monthly meeting to be held in the Nazzaro Community Center at 7 PM Agenda...

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North Street GrilleProvides NSC Senior Meal

May 4, 2018
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North Street Grille owner Robin Sidell and her staff provided a three-course meal (April 29) at the North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center for over three dozen seniors. The group feasted on cobb salad, club sandwiches, fruit and cupcakes. Seniors noted that “North Street Grille outdid themselves with a scrumptious meal.”             Many volunteers...

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NEWNC to Hold Community Election on May 19

May 4, 2018
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Candidates for the 2018 North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will compete for six of the 12 seats up for election on Saturday, May 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. To be placed on the ballot nominees needed to secure 40 signatures of North End...

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Investments to Strengthen Public Safety Recommended by Mayor

May 4, 2018
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A series of public safety recommendations relating to many objectives are included in the City of Boston Fiscal Year 2019 (FY 19) operating budget and capital budget submitted by Mayor Martin Walsh. Proposed funding will support prevention initiatives and community engagement programs by adding additional officers and cadets, strengthening of trauma supports and the...

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Super Teen Program for 13-14-Year-Olds

May 4, 2018
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Youth ages 13-14 can enroll for the Boston Center’s for Youth and Families (BCYF) summer Teens Program jobs available at the Nazzaro Community Center in the North End and other Centers throughout the City of Boston. The program offers an opportunity to attend weekly leadership development workshops, gain work experience in BCYF community centers...

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Non-Residents Taking Advantage of Haymarket Parking Perks

A Channel 5 investigative report claimed more than half of the individuals taking advantage of discounted parking at the Haymarket Garage have been removed from the North End residents parking list for providing false information regarding residence. Several months ago, the investigation found more than 40% of those getting the $5 a day parking...

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The Greenway News

May 4, 2018
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Spring/Summer Greenway events There are many activities happening or about to take place on The Greenway including things for children and adults to enjoy at Boston’s popular place to visit this spring and summer. Food Truck Fest The Greenway Spring Food Fest is back with food trucks and carts starting May 5 at Rowes...

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Greg Henning Announces for Suffolk County District Attorney Office

May 4, 2018
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A Bostonian through and through, Greg Henning a prosecutor and mentor in the community he has served for over 12 years is stepping up and running for the office of District Attorney. For 10 years, Henning has worked as an assistant district attorney in the Suffolk County DA’s office, prosecuting a variety of cases...

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NE/WE Annual Spring Cleanup

May 4, 2018
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The Love Your Block Annual North End/Waterfront Spring Cleanup will be held on Saturday, May 5 starting at the Paul Revere Mall (Prado) at 9 AM on Hanover Street. The spring cleanup program encourages residents to get out and get involved in the neighborhood by gathering together to help cleanup community streets by volunteering...

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Maria Ciampa Receives Good Neighbor Award

May 4, 2018
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Maria Ciampa, lifelong resident of the North End, 48 Snow Hill Street, has been named “Good Neighbor” by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) for her continuous role in cleaning the area in front of her home. Janet Gilardi presented the Good Neighbor Award on behalf of NEWNC. “Maria, also a member on RUFF,...

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Community News

NE/WE NSC Accepting Food Program Donations Donations are being accepted through June 30 to support the ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center’s food programs that assist needy neighbors in these communities. NSC and the West End Library are accepting: Monetary donations, restaurant and supermarket gift certificates, nonperishable food items. Especially needed: pasta, tuna,...

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Transforming Steriti Rink from Ice to Tropics

BLO’s presents Trouble in Tahiti May 11-20 Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) is gearing up its elaborate set design and seating for its production of “Trouble in Tahiti” and “Arias & Barcarolles” – two Leonard Bernstein works newly combined into one harmonious piece about marriage, dreams, and disillusionment. The design will transform the the interior...

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Imagine Boston, Imagine North End

Every spring, the City of Boston releases our Imagine Boston Capital Plan for the next five years. It outlines where our city’s budget will be focused, our longer-term plans, and our priorities. Essentially, the capital plan details what initiatives and projects in your neighborhood and across the City that we’ll be investing in to...

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Opinion

May 4, 2018
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Drug problems will never    go away There seems to be no headway in the battle against the sale and use of illegal drugs in Boston. Only smoke screen after smoke screen has been subjected to the general public with no conclusive results from the many prevention and care for programs which apparently do not...

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