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NEWRA Elects Officers at Last Meeting

October 18, 2018
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NEWRA Elects Officers at Last Meeting

New officers have been elected to the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). Voted in were: President Cheryl Delgreco, Vice President David Goggins, Secretary Jennifer Crampton, Treasurer Sue Benveniste and Sergeant at Arms Mary Holland. NEWRA voted to support (19-4) a proposal to by Barbara Angiulo to change the occupancy at 276-282 Hanover Street from...
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Community, Officials Leaning Towards Proposal for West End Marijuana Shop

October 18, 2018
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Following back to back community meetings regarding two proposals to place a retail marijuana shop in the West End one proposal seems to be gaining the edge. Ascend Mass Inc.  proposing a retail marijuana shop at 272 Friend St. and Garden Reemedies proposing the...
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Boston Local Food Festival Draws 50,000 People

October 18, 2018
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Boston Local Food Festival Draws 50,000 People

Sustainable Business Network (SBN) of Massachusetts held its 9th Boston Local Food Festival on The Greenway just days before SBN celebrated its 30th anniversary. SBN noted, “By every measure this year’s festival was the best ever. Over 50,000 people found their way to The...
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NEWNC Opposes the Hanover Street Proposal

October 18, 2018
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A proposal by Federal Investments, Inc. to change the occupancy of 276-282 Hanover Street from 16 units and restaurant to 20 units and restaurant was opposed by the North...
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The Greenway News:The Greenway Series Pollinator Ribbon

October 18, 2018
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The Greenway continues to improve the parks for the Pollinator Ribbon, a series of garden spaces creating a corridor of plans that will attract and support pollinator species. Plans...
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Students Write Letters to Members of the Armed Services

October 18, 2018
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As a service project, about twenty students in the after school program at the Nazzaro Center met with two members of the Boston Host Lions Club (based in the...
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NEMPAC Inaugural Performance Season Held at NBSS

October 18, 2018
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It takes two to Tango, and to the delight of a warm and welcoming audience, world-renowned cellist Dr. Francesco Mastromatteo and acclaimed pianist Dr. Christina Wright-Ivanova duo kicked off...
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Geraldine Marshall Scholarship Recipients

October 18, 2018
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The North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) and State Representative Aaron Michlewitz congratulate the four recipients of this year’s Geraldine Marshall Music Scholarship! Congratulations to Anna Carey,...
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October 2018 Public Safety Meeting Report

October 18, 2018
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Boston Police District A-1 provided North End / Waterfront residents an update on recent neighborhood crime incidents, summarized below, at the October 2018 North End Public Safety Meeting. Crime...
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MBTA Retail Concession Opportunities

October 18, 2018
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The MBTA will release an Invitation to Bid (ITB) to lease ten separate retail concession locations, including spaces at the following subway stations: Porter Square, Sullivan Square, and Oak...
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Friends Claim Cutillo Park Has Fallen into Disrepair

October 18, 2018
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Friends of Cutillo Park, located off Stillman and Salem Streets, have started a petition to restore the public space which has been neglected and has fallen into disrepair. There...
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BPDA Approves K of C Housing Project

October 18, 2018
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New development projects including one in the North End were approved by the Boston Planning + Development Agency (BPDA) Board of Directors at the October 2018 meeting. The community...
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Councilors Edwards and Wu File Chain Store Ordinance

October 18, 2018
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Based on several chain stores beginning to start up in Boston’s neighborhood business districts, City Council legislation has been filed to bring some protection to local businesses and more...
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City Releases Roadway Safety Report

October 18, 2018
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Roadway safety initiative report completed over the past year, has been released by the City of Boston Transportation Departments. The report highlights reducing the default speed limit, implementing the...
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St John School Poised for Academic Success and Growth

October 18, 2018
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Nestled in the heart of Boston’s North End, St. John School has prepared students for bright futures since 1895. The school is a Catholic value-centered learning environment focused on...
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2018 Head Of The Charles Regatta Set for this Weekend

October 18, 2018
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The 54th Head Of The Charles Regatta (HOCR) is expected to generate a significant economic impact – more than $72 million (USD) in spending – to the Greater Boston...
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Community News

October 18, 2018
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N.E. Basketball Bonanza North End Against Drugs (NEAD) and Representative Aaron Michlewitz will present the third annual North End Basketball Bonanza on Friday, November 16, from 6-10 p.m. at...
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North Washington Street Bridge Off-Peak Lane Closures

October 18, 2018
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Work related activities are underway including utility operations on the 118-year-old North Washington Street Bridge, a $177 million project which carries traffic over Boston Harbor between the North End...
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In Brief

October 18, 2018
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Faneuil Hall Costume Pet Parade A Faneuil Hall Pet Parade will be held on Saturday, October 20, starting at 12 p.m. with a parade and continuing right into a...
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Opinion

October 18, 2018
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Governor Baker              should be re-elected Re-electing Governor Charlie Baker to another four-year term would be a good thing for Massachusetts. He has proven to be a solid leader and...
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Study the Three Ballot Questions

October 18, 2018
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There are three questions on the ballot for the upcoming state election on Tuesday, November 6. The three are about as unrelated and disparate as one could imagine. The...
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2019 Mayor’s Youth Council

October 5, 2018
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2019 Mayor’s Youth Council

A group of 85 high school-aged youth have been named members to Mayor Martin J. Walsh  2019 Mayor’s Youth Council, which advises the city on policy and programming. They...
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Second Marijuana Applicant Proposes West End Dispensary

October 5, 2018
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Second Marijuana Applicant Proposes West End Dispensary

The second applicant in a week unveiled its plans at the West End Museum to open a marijuana dispensary in the neighborhood during a meeting sponsored by the Mayor’s...
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Boston Early Voting Website Launched

October 5, 2018
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Ensuring all voters are able to vote conveniently and on their own schedule, election officials have launched the “Vote Early Boston” website (boston.gov/early-voting), which provides important information regarding the...
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