Archive for November, 2015

Picturesque

November 26, 2015
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Picturesque

Believe it or not, this is a picture, not a painting!   Instagram user @bretclancy captured this colorful #GreenwayHort shot of The Greenway Wharf District Parks.
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Pam Donahue Honored at ABCD Community Heroes Celebration

November 26, 2015
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Pam Donahue Honored at ABCD Community Heroes Celebration

Action for Boston Community Development rolled out the hero’s festivities with a gala celebration of 18 outstanding neighborhood volunteers who selflessly give back to their communities. Pam Donahue, a volunteer at the North End/West End NSC, was one of them. Whether she’s preparing a boiled d inner for St. Patrick’s Day or sharing a...
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NEAA North End Christmas Parade Dec 13

November 26, 2015
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As they have done for 45 straight years, the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) will hold its very popular North End Christmas Parade starting at Puopolo Park on Commercial Street with the arrival of Santa Claus by helicopter at 1pm on Sunday, December 13. Santa’s arrival will be followed by a parade through North...
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NEWRA Supports Salem Street Beer and Wine License/Defers Rooftop Request

November 26, 2015
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North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) at its November monthly meeting deferred a request for an expanded roof deck and supported a beer and wine license for an existing Salem Street business. A request by Alison Bonney to remove the proviso on a permit on the existing roof deck at 536 Commercial Street not to...
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Three Agenda Items Supported by NEWNC

November 26, 2015
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Three agenda items were supported by the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) at its November monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. Theo’s Cozy Corner, 162 Salem Street (owner Jovenil Batista Cristo) receive support to pursue a Common Victualler seven-day Malt and Wine License to be served in the first floor restaurant that...
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Enchanted Trolley Tour/Tree Lighting

November 26, 2015
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This year’s 20th Anniversary Mayor’s Trolley Tour and Enchanted Tree Lighting in the North End is sponsored by Bank of America and will be held on Sunday, December 6 at 2:30pm in the Paul Revere Mall (Prado). “We are fortunate in the City of Boston to have a community that celebrates its cultural diversity,...
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Boston Common Tree Lighting Celebration

November 26, 2015
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Honourable Stephen McNeil, Premier of Nova Scotia, will host Boston’s 74th Annual Official Tree Lighting on Boston Common on Thursday, December 3, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  “For 74 years, the Boston Common Tree Lighting ceremony has been a symbol of the start of the holiday season...
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Downtown View:Giving Thanks

November 26, 2015
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You will probably be sitting around a table soon telling friends and family what you are thankful for. We think about the big things—those friends and family members, the good food, good health, a satisfying job. We can easily forget other enjoyments, amenities and endeavors that enrich our lives. I’m here to remind you...
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Stolen or Missing Drugs Numbers Increasing

November 26, 2015
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Outlined in a new State Department of Public Health report, opioid pills and other prescription pills have been missing or stolen from hospitals and clinics across the state at a 15 percent increase over all of last year. The jump in the report could be a trend as attics continue to seek these pills,...
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Banning Replica Handguns in Public Places a Positive Move

November 26, 2015
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An ordinance banning replica handguns in public spaces throughout the City of Boston, aimed at increasing public safety, has been signed by Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh with support from the Boston City Council. The measure will make residents aware of the danger of replicas and hopefully will increase the dialogue about the consequences...
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