Archive for September, 2015

Throwback Old North Fashion Show

September 17, 2015
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Throwback Old North Fashion Show

To celebrate Boston Fashion Week, the Old North Foundation is throwing back so far that we’re starting on Wednesday, September 30 for a fashion show unlike any you’ve ever seen. Thirty reenactors will walk the runway showing the clothing and uniforms of the men, women, and children of The Revolutionary War. British regulars and...
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Salon D’Emilio Receives NEWRA Award

September 17, 2015
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Salon D’Emilio Receives NEWRA Award

North End/Waterfront Res-idents’ Association (NEWRA) member Janet Gilardi presented Emilio D’Ambrosio of Salon D’Emilio, 141 Richmond Street with the agency’s Good Neighbor Award. NEWRA, each month selects a resident or business to receive the award for consistently helping to keep the neighborhood clean by cleaning debris from the sidewalk and curb in front of...
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NEW Health CEO Elected to Lead NACHC

September 17, 2015
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The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) has elected Jim Luisi, CEO of North End Waterfront Health (NEW Health), as its next Chairman. Luisi will serve as the organization’s top elected official starting in 2017, while continuing to lead NEW Health. “It’s an honor to be elected as the next NACHC Chair and...
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Area Crime Incidents Down; Police Report on Feast Fight, Burglary, Larcenies

September 17, 2015
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By Matt Conti Boston Police reported a 12% decrease in serious “Part 1” crime incidents this year through August. District A-1, including North End and Downtown, was down 24% versus last year. The crime updates were part of the September 3rd North End Public Safety Meeting hosted by Chair David Marx and BPD A-1...
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Mayor Files Ordinance Banning Replica Handguns in Public Spaces

September 17, 2015
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By Phil Orlandella So far this year, over 100 replica handguns in connection with crimes, have been recovered by the Boston Police Department. Many replica guns on Boston streets look so authentic that residents and even police officers reportedly have a difficult time determining what is a real firearm and in imitation one. Apparently,...
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R.U.F.F. September Newsletter

September 17, 2015
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September is here…fall is on the way… One of the best seasons for pups! Cool, crisp and lots of fun. Also a time where many new neighbors move to the North End – help RUFF recruit new members by sharing our email – [email protected] and spreading the word about the new dog park. RUFF...
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Free September Events at the Boston Public Market

September 17, 2015
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Bostonians can look forward to welcoming the fall – and all of the seasonal New England food that comes with it – at several free community events during September at the new Boston Public Market.  “The Market is a community hub, offering the opportunity to discover new foods, to meet the people who grew...
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City Receives $350,000 Grant from State for Climate Preparedness

September 17, 2015
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By Phil Orlandella A grant of $350,000 to support climate preparedness in Boston has been funded by the State’s Office of Coastal Zone Management’s Coastal Community Resilience Program. Funding will support the city’s Climate Preparedness Planning initiative, a project led by the City’s Office of Environmental, Energy and Open Spaces in partnership with the...
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Opinion

September 17, 2015
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Boston’s Homes for the Brave charging forward No veteran should have to sleep on the street and Boston is going to change that. This is the battle cry of Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and his administration. A commitment to end veterans homelessness has thus far produced 367, possibly more housing since the Mayor launch...
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Downtown View:City Council Blahs

September 17, 2015
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So last Tuesday, I go to vote in the city council preliminary election. I think I’m pretty smart, but not smart enough I guess. There was no election—at least in my precinct. My district city councilor had no opposition. There were not enough candidates running at-large to hold a preliminary election anywhere. “For an...
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