Celebrate Art Week Boston on the Greenway

March 1, 2018
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Celebrate Public Art during ArtWeek Boston at the American Heritage Park located between Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Christopher Columbus Park on the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway. The special event, scheduled for Saturday, May 5 at 1 p.m., features a World Labyrinth Date: Walk as One starting with an introduction to the Walk a Labyrinth...

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Much To Do at the City’s Children’s Winter Festival

March 1, 2018
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Children’s Winter Fest returned to Boston Common during school vacation, coordinated by Boston Parks and Recreation Department in conjunction with Highland Street Foundation. “The Children’s Winter Festival has become a well-love tradition in Boston and we are pleased to bring it back in 2018,” Mayor Martin Walsh said. “Many children and their families attended...

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NSC ESOL Students Learn Through Cinema

March 1, 2018
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Students at the North End/West End Neighborhood Services Center, 1 Michelangelo Street, English for Speakers of Other Language (ESOL) learned the organization’s classroom movies project. Using a film as a platform, NSC instructors used films as a platform to, reinforce grammar, listen for gist, practice vocabulary, discuss and debate and role-play. “The ESOL classroom...

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Greenway is Getting Ready for Spring

March 1, 2018
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The Greenway is preparing for another fun year of play at various locations on the popular site. The Greenway and the Boston Ballet company are getting ready for the Company’s 2018 performance of LaSylphide (May 24-June 10) to celebrate coming together to build a village of fairy houses on The Greenway near The Greenway...

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NEAD Family Event Scheduled for March 15

March 1, 2018
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North End Against Drugs (NEAD) will conduct its 2018 1st Family Dinner/Family Talk in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street on Thursday, March 15 at 5:45 p.m.. As usual, the community event attracts a full house, so space is limited. “Please respond ASAP,” NEAD President John Romano said. The free event will...

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Paul Revere House Activities and Special Events

March 1, 2018
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The Paul Revere House will celebrate some upcoming special events this April and May. April 18 will mark the 243rd anniversary of Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride and the 110th anniversary of the opening of the Paul Revere House as a museum. During the entire school vacation week, special events will honor both of these...

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Proposed HHS Rule Would Save Seniors Money

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services just proposed a rule that could dramatically lower seniors’ out-of-pocket drug spending. Lobbyists for the nation’s largest “pharmacy benefits managers” are sure to fight the proposal tooth and nail. These PBMs, which effectively set drug prices for the entire country, want to continue overcharging the 42...

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Commenting on Trump’s Call to Arm Teachers

Boston Public Schools (BPS) Superintendent Tommy Chang issued the following statement in response to comments made by President Trump, who spoke publicly about arming teachers with firearms as a way to avert school shootings. “The mere thought that teachers should be armed in order to ward off violence is utterly illogical and will only...

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Dan Conley Will Be Missed

The surprise announcement by Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley that he will not be seeking re-election in the fall came as a shock to his constituents in Suffolk County. For the past 16 years, Dan Conley has held what is perhaps the highest-profile job in the criminal justice system in Massachusetts. Yet despite...

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Opinion

March 1, 2018
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City’s Children’s Winter Festival couldn’t be better School vacation’s Children’s Winter Festival, presented by the Boston Parks Department in conjunction with several partners, was a well-coordinated community activity that was totally enjoyed by hundreds of families throughout Boston. The Festival had many things to do, special activities, musical entertainment, giveaways, games and much more...

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Residents Feted at Annual Valentine’s Day Party

Residents Feted at Annual Valentine’s Day Party

State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz handed out roses to the group.

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Collins Named NEWRA Good Neighbor

February 14, 2018
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Collins Named NEWRA Good Neighbor

North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) has selected George Collins of Unity Street as the first 2018 Good Neighbor of the Year. He was named to receive the community award for actively cleaning the sidewalk and curb area in front of his home. NEWRA Committee Chair Janet Gilardi presented Collins the community award calling George,...

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Four Local Organizations Set to Receive Art Grants

February 14, 2018
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Four art organizations operating in the North End and Downtown Waterfront community will receive grants funded by the Boston Cultural Council. A total of $472, 955 in funding is being provided by the City of Boston and Mass Cultural Council to support 181 arts organizations projects. Receiving grants are: The Paul Revere Memorial Association,...

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Proposal to Install ‘Digital Urban Panels’ at T Stations Meets with Strong Opposition

February 14, 2018
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A capacity crowd was on hand at the State Transportation Building on Thursday, Feb. 8, when the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s (MassDOT) Office of Outdoor Advertising reviewed an application to install multiple “digital urban panels” at four MBTA stations. Boston-based Outfront Media, LLC, represented by John Mahoney, the company’s director of business development, filed...

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NEWNC Discusses Several Neighborhood Issues

February 14, 2018
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There were no official voting items on the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) agenda at its February 12 monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. However, NEWNC conducted several interesting presentations related to the neighborhood, including short-term rentals, The Greenway Conservancy, plans to renovate the recreational area along Commercial Street and a study...

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North End Library Programs

North End Branch Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter St. Boston (617) 227-8135 EVENTS FOR ADULTS Friday Films: Films Set in Boston Friday February 16    2 pm    Starting Over (1979 / 105 minutes) Friday February 23    2 pm  The Boston Strangler (1968 / 116 minutes) Computer Instruction for Adults by Appointment – ongoing by appointment...

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Public Safety Meeting Report

Boston Police District A-1 provided North End / Waterfront residents an update on recent neighborhood crime incidents at the February 2018 North End Public Safety Meeting. Aggravated Assaults (2) Jan. 13 –  on Commercial Street: Domestic violence incident. Jan. 18  and Jan. 28 on Cooper Street: Domestic violence incidents. Auto Theft (1) At 218...

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RUFF Newsletter

February is a short month, but the winter season feels long. We hope all our members are enjoying the time in the new RUFF North End Dog park. For folks that may not know about RUFF, we ask that you please share the RUFF group information: INFO@RUFFBoston.org, on Instagram (ruffnorthend) and Facebook (RUFF North...

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Ward 3 Democrats to Caucus, Feb 24

February 14, 2018
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Boston’s Ward 3 Democratic Committee will hold its 2018 caucus on Saturday, February 24 at the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street to select delegates for the Massachusetts Democratic Convention that will be held at the DCU Center in Worcester. The convention will be held on Saturday, June 2. Democrats from across the...

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NEAD Bingo Raises Over $2,000

February 14, 2018
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Over 50 people participated in the January 28 North End Against Drugs (NEAD) annual Bingo fundraiser held in the Nazzaro Community Center that raised $2,100 for youth, families and teens programs for the neighborhood. “Once again, the members of the Board worked tirelessly to put together a great event,” NEAD President John Romano said....

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Fisherman’s Seascape Benefit Art Program

February 14, 2018
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A benefit art party to support the North End Fisherman’s Feast will be held at the Society’s Club on Fulton Street on February 28 from 7-9 p.m. Seascape Creations artist Julie Gordon will help participants create a stunning Seascape Window using sea glass, starfish, sand dollars and see-inspired accents. For every ticket sold Seascape...

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FOCCP Hosts Successful “Tunnel of Love”

February 14, 2018
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Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) celebrated Valentine’s Day a little earlier than usual (Feb. 10) this year presenting a special “Tunnel of Love” a terrific event that attracted hundreds of residents and visitors to the Trellis located on the park. The free event featured five-foot tall hand-made conversation hearts that lined the walkway....

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NEMPAC Hosts Scholarship Fundraiser

February 14, 2018
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A three-hour Perform-A-Thon featuring North End performers from the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) will be held on St. Patrick’s Day at The Kitchen/Boston Public Market on Saturday, March 17. Talented students and faculty from NEMPAC, a non-profit community arts organization fundraiser, will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and...

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NEMPAC Opera Packs ‘em in

February 14, 2018
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Lucia’s Ristorante, 415 Hanover Street, was the stage of the annual “Amore” opera dinner performance (Feb. 11) by the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC). The popular event was a success, attracting a full house, enjoying singers from NEMPAC’s Opera Project while having a great meal served by the North End eatery....

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