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Education Is Walsh’s Top Priority

Listening to the Mayor Martin Walsh’s State of the City address last Tuesday night, one had to be struck by his emphasis on education for Boston Public School students. More than a quarter of his address was devoted to initiatives that he has committed city resources and his time and effort to. A longer...

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The Calm Month

Lots of people complain about January. It is dark. It is cold. It’s a day longer than some months. The hoopla about the holidays is over. Thank goodness. That is the beauty of January. It is not like autumn, the season in which everyone...

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NEWNC Supports Takeout Use at Modica’s Mercato

January 22, 2015
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Mendoza Brothers, LLC, 130-130B Salem Street: Monica’s Mercato received unanimous support (7-0) from the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) to add takeout use to the grocery store for the sale of pizza and prepared foods. Two abutters sent letters of opposition while the Mendoza...

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Greenway Has a Successful 2014

January 22, 2015
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Greenway Has a Successful 2014

It’s been an amazing year for the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, which is becoming a world-class park. The popular park, which attracts thousands of residents and visitors each...

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North End Part 1 Crimes Still Low

January 22, 2015
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North End Part 1 Crimes Still Low

Captain Kenneth Fong, Commanding Officer District A-1 Boston Police, told residents at last week’s North End Public Safety Committee meeting that “crime in the North End continues to be...

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Councilor LaMattina Calls for Airbnb Public Hearing

January 22, 2015
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More attention toward Airbnb a public hearing has been scheduled later this month to determine if any regulations are needed for the fast-growing rental service run by the San...

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Potential Caddy Camp Reunion

January 22, 2015
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Former North End resident Frank Colvario is seeking participants of the North Bennet Street School Caddy Camp members and friends from 1966 to organize a Reunion/Summit this coming September....

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Opinions

January 22, 2015
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Eliot School students show appreciation for Police Thirty-five Eliot Innovative School students visited District A-1 Boston Police presenting them hand written cards recognizing the great job they do each...

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Bread + Butter Cafe Closed: Latest Shop to Close on North Ends Cross Street

Bread + Butter Cafe Closed: Latest Shop to Close on North Ends Cross Street

After 20 months in operation, Bread + Butter Cafe has closed its retail operations at 64 Cross Street, on the corner of Salem Street facing the North End Greenway...

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Boston Files Legal Action Against Gaming Commission

 Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced that the City of Boston has filed a civil complaint against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission in connection with the Commission’s award of a Category...

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Mayor Prepared City for Deep Freeze

Last week’s bitter cold weather was managed well by the City of Boston as Mayor Martin J. Walsh did everything possible to make things safe for residents during the...

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Governor Baker Must Resolve RMV Schemes

One of the major issues Governor Charlie Baker must tackle as soon as possible is a Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) bribery and corruption charges now that he is...

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From Our Readers:My Six Month Experience

As an individual requiring door to door transportation service during the work week, I will share with you my six month Uber experience with that of Top/City Cab, Boston...

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Gaeta Receives Good Neighbor Award

January 14, 2015
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Gaeta Receives Good Neighbor Award

Anthony Gaeta, has always helped keep the community clean for 40+ years while residing at the corner of Fulton and Richmond Streets according to Janet Gilardi a member of...

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NEWRA Supports Monica’s Mercato Takeout Service

January 14, 2015
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NEWRA Supports Monica’s Mercato Takeout Service

Cold weather didn’t stop residents from attending last week’s North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting in the Nazzaro Community Center as the hall was filled to capacity.                ...

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Boston Welcomes 2015

Boston Welcomes 2015

As part of First Night celebrations, the city commissioned ice sculptures, which were on display in Copley Square. In the above photo The 2015 First Night “Ice Dragon” created...

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January Community Meetings

The following is a listing of community meetings during the month of January. Thursday, January 15 at 6:30pm North End Boston Police Public Safety Committee in the Nazzaro Community...

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Area A-1 Sees Rise in Part One Crime Stats

Area A-1 had experienced an approximately 7–percent spike in violent and property crimes as 2014 drew to a close, compared to the previous year, according to police. Between Jan....

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Protesters Distanced Themselves from N.Y. Police Assassinations

It’s incredible that police officers have become the target of anger over the justice system that did not indict cops involved with the deaths of teens Mike Brown and...

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Police Are the Cavalry

Sometimes things happen in a controversial way when it comes to police crime fighting. However, police have a difficult job to do and hard decisions have to be made...

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Disruption or Consequences?

Disruption was 2014’s trendy cliché. A new idea comes along and, poof, out with the old. Business school types are enthralled. New technology and new ideas are part of...

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Walsh Proposes 40 Minute Increase in School Days

January 8, 2015
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At a cost of 12.5 million dollars, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, along with Boston Public Schools and the Boston Teacher’s Union have negotiated a proposal to permanently add 40...

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Public Safety Meeting on Jan 15

January 8, 2015
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The North End Boston Public Safety monthly meeting will be held in the Nazzaro Community Center on Thursday, January 15 at 6:30pm. District A-1 Commanding Officer Captain Kenneth Fong...

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Mayor Signs Ordinance Extending Tenant Protection

January 8, 2015
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Several weeks ago the Boston City Council, including the North End/Waterfront Councilor Sal LaMattina, voted to double the amount of compensation offered to tenants when their units become converted...

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