Archive for February, 2014

Police Need Better Equipment to Control Life Threatening Situations

February 11, 2014
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Plans to arm some Boston Police with military style rifles continues to be a controversial issue but could be resolved in some manner by Mayor Marty Walsh and police Commissioner William Evans. The Commissioner is still seeking the green light from the Mayor to purchase 33 AR-15 rifles at a cost of $2500 each...
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Support Pilot Program for Dogs

February 11, 2014
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A request to have a dog park pilot program on the North End Parcel 12 site is currently ongoing but much more support is needed to possibly accomplish this endeavor being spearheaded by Responsible Urbanites For Fido (RUFF). The non-profit organization already does so much to help keep the neighborhood clean by advising other...
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Santa Rosalia Di Palermo Society Elects 2014 Officers

February 4, 2014
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Santa Rosalia Di Palermo Society Elects 2014 Officers

The Santa Rosalia Di Palermo Society elected new officers, including President Danny Puccio, Vice-President Guy Zanelli, Treasurer Lorenzo Puccio and Secretary Tony Puccio. In a ceremony on Sunday morning at Sacred Heart Church, senior member Frank Longo performed the swearing in of the new officers. “I am very grateful and honored to have been...
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MFA Curator to Speak at NBSS

February 4, 2014
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MFA Curator to Speak at NBSS

Darcy Kuronen, curator of musical instruments at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston will visit North Bennet Street School, a school that teaches instrument making, on February 20 at 6pm to talk about musical instrument making in Massachusetts at the Windgate Gallery, 150 North Street Boston. The event is free. Musical instrument making has...
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Guest Reader

February 4, 2014
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Guest Reader

Mayor Martin Walsh was the guest reader at the Partners in Education Big Cheese reads event at the Eliot School on Thursday morning.
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District A-1 Public Safety Meeting Feb. 6

February 4, 2014
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Boston Police District A-1 will hold its monthly North End Public Safety meeting on Thursday, February 6 at 6:30pm in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. Part one crime statistics over the past 30 days will be provided by police. Police will also provide safety tips, answer questions and listen to suggestions...
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Could the North End 55-height Limitations Change?

February 4, 2014
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Currently, the single most important guideline that needs to be protected in the North End is the 55 foot height limitation on buildings or proposed structures. The rule has been in place for many years and thus the neighborhood has maintain the regulation to the exact number. There seems to be no danger of...
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Strike Three for Cleaner Streets

February 4, 2014
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A concentrated effort needs to be made in the North End to tackle a still growing trash problem in the North End. During the cold and snowy winter months, it seems to get even worse. Household trash and debris created by shoppers, diners and those visiting historical sites is without question the reason why...
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