Archive for March, 2016

Michael and Cynthia Malm Receive NEWRA Good Neighbor Award

Michael and Cynthia Malm Receive NEWRA Good Neighbor Award

By Phil Orlandella Michael and Cynthia Malm have been presented the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) Good Neighbor Award for their stewardship of the Prince Building landscaping and street trees that help make the neighborhood beautiful and clean. Since 2008, they have designed, pruned and weeded the landscape beds around the building for the...
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Lewis Wharf Hotel is Focus at State Senate Candidates Forum

Lewis Wharf Hotel is Focus at State Senate Candidates Forum

By Matt Conti Waterfront development, specifically the proposed Lewis Wharf hotel project, was the focus of questions at the first State Senate Candidates Forum. Over 100 residents packed the Pilot House on the North End waterfront to attend the forum, held Thursday night, March 3. Candidates are vying to fill the First Suffolk and...
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Part-One Crime Continues to Decrease in North End

Part-One Crime Continues to Decrease in North End

By Phil Orlandella Part-One Crime in the North End/Waterfront continues to decrease according to District A1 Police Commanding Officer Captain William Fong who presented the statistics at the March monthly Public Safety meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. He was joined by North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Residence’ Association (NEWRA) Public Safety Chairperson David Marks,...
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NEWRA Supports New Hanover Street License

By Phil Orlandella Three legal occupancy changes and a request for a wine and malt beverages with cordials/liqueurs license were the agenda items at last week’s North End/Waterfront Residents Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. NEWRA  supported a request by Realty Trust, 290 North Street to the Board of Appeal...
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“Spring Forward” this March at the Boston Public Market

Shed those winter blues and gear up for spring this March at the Boston Public Market! Feel inspired to try new spring dishes, pick up a handmade treat from our local vendors, or check out promotions and classes happening all month long. See details below about these March happenings and visit bostonpublicmarket.org for more...
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MBTA Reports Progress in Cutting Expenses

Money saved by the MBTA will go to track upgrades, signal improvements and new third rail for the Red Line, according to T reports claiming cuts in expenses. Reportedly, the T expects to cut its projected fiscal 2017 operating deficit by 43 percent, the direct result of continued reductions in overtime spending and other...
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Mayor Accepts Top Leadership Role for International Climate Group

Mayor Martin J. Walsh joined the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) Steering Committee, the governing body that provides strategic direction for the network of cities on the front line of preparing for and helping prevent climate change. He will serve on the steering committee as the representative for all North American C40 cities....
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Ferris Wheel and Winter Skating Proposed for New City Hall Plaza

By Matt Conti The remake of City Hall Plaza took another step forward with a bid awarded to the owners of TD Garden, Delaware North / Boston Garden Development Corporation. Working with city officials, the private group will look to add new programming elements and amenities to the brick plaza. The winning proposal includes...
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Opinion

By Phil Orlandella North End/Waterfront Health offers tips on how to talk to children about drugs and alcohol Many public and private agencies are dealing with drugs and alcohol use throughout the city and state in an effort to curtail the major problem that currently exists. Drug and alcohol abuse involves all ages but...
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Downtown View:Big Pharma? Try Big Fish

Last week the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center hosted Seafood Expo, a showcase of more than 1,200 fishing boat companies, seafood packagers and processors, fish farmers and suppliers to the fish industry. I went over to take a look. I became interested in fish when I visited the Seaport District. Everyone knows about the...
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