Archive for August, 2016

Review Editor Honored with Public Safety Award

August 22, 2016
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Review Editor Honored with Public Safety Award

One of the most active and caring persons regarding public safety in the North End/Waterfront neighborhood is Regional Review, Editor At Large Phil Orlandella who was recently recognized by the Boston Police Departments at the North End Night Out for his many efforts over the years. He was presented a Community Services Award by...
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NEWRA Expresses Concerns Relating to NSAMAP Study

August 22, 2016
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A plan put forth by the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) is being questioned by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) stating concerns of the development within the North Station Bulfinch Triangle area would have serious impacts on the traffic flow between the North and West End. The North Station Area Mobility Action Plan (NSAMAP)...
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Councilor LaMattina Calls For A Public Hearing On North End Nursing Home Status

August 22, 2016
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By Phil Orlandella Councilor Sal LaMattina has called for a public hearing related to the North End Nursing Home’s future. Since Partners made public their intentions to relocate the nursing home residents to Brighton the North End/Waterfront community has rebelled against the idea and have a petition signed with over thousand names, picketed, placed...
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FOCCP to Celebrate 15th Anniversary in the Park

August 22, 2016
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By Phil Orlandella Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP), an all-volunteer non-profit organization founded in July 2001 by a small group of North End/Waterfront residents and members of the business community, are preparing to celebrate their 15th anniversary with a special birthday party in the park. Since its inception, FOCCP has encouraged community involvement...
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National Parks in Boston Ready to Celebrate 100 Years

August 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The National Park Service (NPS) is about to turn 100 years old this summer, and the Boston Parks are planning a major celebration on Aug. 25- 27 in and around the three major Boston parks – including a huge celebration on Aug. 25 in Christopher Columbus Park. The Boston National Historic...
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Greenway Activities Past,Present and Future

August 22, 2016
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By Phil Orlandella The Greenway recently became a runway as designer Denise Hajjar displayed creations from her Atlantic Avenue Boutique. The fashion show accentuated the natural beauty of the park with music and dancing. A raffle drawing was also held. All the proceeds from the fashion show benefited the Greenway’s Park Arranger Program, which...
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EVERSOURCE Energizes NEAD

August 22, 2016
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By Phil Orlandella North End Against Drugs (NEAD) President John Romano has announced that EVERSOURCE Energy has made a major donation to the non-profit community organization. “EVERSOURCE will continue the long storied history of Boston Edison and NSTAR as our corporate sponsors,” Romano stated. “NEAD is proud to partner with the energy company as...
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Opinion

August 22, 2016
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By Phil Orlandella NEAD hosts terrific North End Night Out North End Against Drugs (NEAD) as part of National Night Out held the North End version of the special event in Paul Revere Mall (Prado). Each year, NEAD presents this popular event that includes a free BBQ, numerous events, demonstrations, and entertainment for the...
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Review Editor Honored for Public Safety Commitment

August 22, 2016
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Regional Review Editor At Large Phil Orlandella has received another neighborhood award for his outstanding volunteer involvement over many years. First he was honored by the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) for over 50 years of service. Most recently, Orlandella was recognized for his many years of public safety involving the neighborhood by the...
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No News Is Not Necessarily Good News

August 22, 2016
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Can the North End Nursing Home on Fulton Street be saved or will plans by Partners and Spalding to close the facility and relocate the senior residents who live there to other locations prevail? The deed holder can actually close the facility as long as they provide ample housing for the current tenants. However,...
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