Archive for July, 2015

Sand Sculpting Festival

Sand Sculpting Festival

It might be Revere Beach, but it didn’t stop a North End landmark – the Old North Church (and the Zakim Bridge in the background) from sprouting out of the sand as the International Sand Sculpting Festival on Revere Beach kicked off in earnest Monday morning. Sculptors will be working on the centerpiece sculpture...
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Public Safety Meeting on August 6

July 22, 2015
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Residents interested in discussing public safety issues can attend the District A-1 Boston Police Public Safety monthly meeting that will be held in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street on Thursday, August 6 at 6pm. Commanding Officer Ken Fong and his staff will be in attendance to present a monthly Part-One Crime...
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LaMattina Supports Capital Budget For North End Projects in FY 2016

July 22, 2015
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Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina voted for the city’s capital projects for fiscal year 2016. The Councilor whose district includes the North End/Waterfront community noted that the capital budget includes many new and continued projects in the neighborhood. New projects include work at Christopher Columbus Park, Langone and Puopolo Parks. Projects currently in design,...
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Sidewalk Signs Public Hearing Scheduled

July 22, 2015
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Sponsored by Boston City Councilor Michael F. Flaherty, the Council’s Special Committee on Small Businesses, Entrepreneurship and Innovation has scheduled a public hearing to discuss the pros and cons of free-standing sidewalk signs in the neighborhoods. The hearing comes in response to apparent confusion around the varying regulations that are governed in current zoning...
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Indians Take NEAA Baseball Playoff Championship Title

July 22, 2015
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Indians Take NEAA Baseball Playoff Championship Title

It took only two games to decide the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) 2016 Little League (Majors) Playoff Championship as the I ndians defeated the regular-season champions, Regional Review Cubs. “Indians played great baseball during the league championship playoffs,” NEAA Baseball Commissioner Ralph Martignetti said. “They played a solid Cubs team but managed to...
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NEAD Family Fun Festival on Aug.1-4

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) in conjunction with the Nazzaro Center and Eversource will host this year’s 4 Day Family Fun Festival with activities at several venues. Saturday, August 1 a 5pm LaFesta Baseball Tournament at Puopolo Park. Sunday, August 2 from 12-4:30pm North End Family Pride Day at Langone Park. Monday, August 3...
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Opinion

July 22, 2015
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New TV series in the making Secret meetings, a lawsuit and a possible counter lawsuit has all the ingredients for a new television pilot program or a remake of the movie Casino. It should be a comedy. The pilot should be a series of secret meetings by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. Off course the...
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Downtown View:The Vision-Where Is It?

Ashkenazy Acquisition Corporation, the operator since 2011 of the city-owned Faneuil Hall Marketplace, has been in recent tussles with its merchants, pushcarts, street performers and history-loving Bostonians. After public outcry and several meetings, some matters may be worked out. The latest round occurred last week when the BRA board, showing little knowledge and only...
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Trash Day Reminder Program May Help the Situation

A new web and mobile apps, Trash Day, that will remind residents to put out their trash and recycle collection on time has been launched by the city will definitely have a positive impact on neighborhoods, especially the North End which believe it or not, still has the wrong date and time problem, resulting...
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Mayor Plans to Deal with Sex Trafficking

Sex trafficking throughout the country and Boston needs some serious attention to put an end to this heinous crime that poses health safety, economic and health risks. The Regional Review applauds Boston Mayor Martin Walsh for reinforcing his commitment to combating sex trafficking through comprehensive demand reduction and prevention, as well as awareness. Mayor...
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