Archive for June, 2015

Arts Ambassadors

Arts Ambassadors

Several Greenway staff and an army of our amazing arts ambassadors gather together under Janet Echelman’s As If It Were Already Here.
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Waterfront Residents Crowd Meeting to Fight Lewis Wharf Hotel

Waterfront Residents Crowd Meeting to Fight Lewis Wharf Hotel

Waterfront residents packed into the Pilot House for a standing-room only meeting with State Representative Aaron Michlewitz to express their concerns about the proposed Lewis Wharf Hotel plan filed earlier this month by JW Capital Partners. Several North End / Waterfront buildings were represented at the meeting by condominium residents from Lewis Wharf, Prince...
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Stabbing on Hanover Street

A male victim was stabbed, with a knife at Hanover and Prince Streets, after words were exchanged in traffic and a fight ensued. The suspects fled in their motor vehicle but were arrested on Commercial Street for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (knife ). The victim was treated on the scene and...
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The More Things Change . . .

Larry DiCara remembers his first encounter with Mayor Kevin White. It was 1971. DiCara was newly elected to the Boston City Council. The mayor phoned. Would DiCara meet with him? The young DiCara, outfitted in his best suit, entered the mayor’s office at the new city hall. White stood at the window overlooking Faneuil...
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ABCD’s Grandparent Program Celebrates Half a Century of Service

The Regional Review recognizes the effects of Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) on its half a century of caring through its Foster Grandparent Program and the hundreds of volunteers that were recently honored for their dedicated services over 50 years of providing quality service to youth. Foster grandparents (low-income-seniors) are volunteers age 55...
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Mayor/Council Take Action on Fuel Emission

The Regional Review applauds Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston City Council, including North End Councilor Sal LaMattina, for putting together and passing an ordinance to protect air quality throughout the city by reducing harmful fuel emissions created by diesel fuel and idling. City owned or leased vehicles and those used by its...
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Lanza Named North End Liaison

June 23, 2015
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Lanza Named North End Liaison

Lifelong North End resident Maria Lanza has been named by Mayor Martin J. Walsh as the community’s Neighborhood Services Liaison, replacing Nicole Leo who took another position at City Hall. Lanza said in a prepared statement, “I was born and raised in the North End, and from a young age I strived to be...
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NEWRA Good Neighbor Award Presented to Salumeria Italiana

June 23, 2015
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NEWRA Good Neighbor Award Presented to Salumeria Italiana

Salumeria Italiana on Richmond Street has been presented the Good Neighbor Award by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) for helping to keep the community clean by sweeping and picking up debris from the sidewalk and curb in front of their place of business. “Owner Gaetano Martignetti has always made it his business to...
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No New News on Commercial Street Accident

June 23, 2015
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No additional information has been provided for the major car accident that occurred on Commercial Street, at the bottom of Charter Street near the Steriti Memorial Skating Rink at 2am. Two people died and another was hospitalized when the vehicle flipped over and apparently hit two other vehicles.             Commercial Street was closed until...
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Opinion

June 23, 2015
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Neighborhood Walks produce positive results Neighborhood engagement walks with the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services and other city departments turned out to be positive events, based on a report issued by Mayor Martin J. Walsh. The report, a comprehensive evaluation of every street in Boston and the action taken to resolve some of the...
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