Archive for October, 2015

Elephants At Old North

October 29, 2015
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Elephants At Old North

                         Elephants from the Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus visited the Old North Church.
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Board of Appeal Supports Extended Living Space

October 29, 2015
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A request by Lesley Hankins to extend living space into the basement at 2 Michelangelo Street was approved by the Boston Inspectional Services Department Board of Appeals. No construction is required. This has been an existing condition for many years.             Both community groups, North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) and North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association...
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Earl and Joanne Cate Receive Good Neighbor Award

October 29, 2015
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Earl and Joanne Cate Receive Good Neighbor Award

Earl and Joanne Cate who sponsored the Triangle Garden in on Commercial Street were the recipients of the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association Good Neighbor Award presented to residents and/or businesses that help keep the community clean, healthy and beautiful. “This coupled deserves the recognition for their contribution to our community,” NEWRA member Janet Gilardi...
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North End Public Safety Meeting November 5

October 29, 2015
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North End Public Safety meetings are held the first Thursday of each month at 6pm in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. Members of the District A-1 Boston Police, including Commanding Officer Ken Fong, will be at these meetings to address community concerns, listen to suggestions and present updated Part One crime...
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Take Our North End Parking Spaces,Please

October 29, 2015
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh has approved an 18-month pilot program throughout the city leasing parking spaces to private businesses without holding any public hearing or community meetings, setting off sparks in the North End where there is simply not enough parking for residents.     It is estimated that there are 1,500 residential parking spaces...
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Rachel Revere Park Improvements Discussed at Public Meeting

October 29, 2015
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Rachel Revere Park Improvements Discussed at Public Meeting

Several local residents turned out for the third public meeting held by the City of Boston Parks and Recreation to further discuss upcoming improvements to the Rachel Revere Park located in North Square. Four concepts for the design and construction of the park just across the street from the Paul Revere House were presented...
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Sfizi, Mediterranean Tapas Bar, Opens in Boston’s North End

October 29, 2015
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By Matt Conti Restauranteur Frank DePasquale, Manager Salvatore Capaldo and Chef Gianni Caruso have opened a new Mediterranean Tapas Bar, Sfizi, in the former Mare space at 135 Richmond Street in Boston’s North End. Mare Oyster Crudo and Seafood Bar recently moved into an expanded space at the former Ida’s location, 3 Mechanic Street,...
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Absentee Ballots Now Available

October 29, 2015
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The City of Boston Election Department today announced that the absentee ballots for the November 3rd Election are now available. Polling locations will be open on Election Day from 7:00AM to 8:00PM on November 3, 2015. In order to be eligible to receive an absentee ballot,  an absentee ballot application must be received by...
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Boston Public Market Displays 1,020-Pound Pumpkin

October 29, 2015
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By Phil Orlandella Boston Public Market celebrated New England’s quintessential fall icon-the pumpkin with a pumpkin patch, pumpkin events, pumpkin flavored everything and the unveiling of “The Official Pumpkin of Boston” weighing in at an impressive 1,020 pounds. Donations from Red Apple Farm and their friend and fellow farmer Tom Brouillet of Phillipston, the...
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Downtown View:Air Rage

October 29, 2015
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On August 6, a United Airlines passenger at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport was arrested after he refused to turn off his cell phone and then punched another passenger. On September 11, a 27-year-old man on a JetBlue flight stood up and urinated onto the passengers seated in front of him. On September 14, a...
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