Archive for November, 2016

Veterans Day Parade

November 18, 2016
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Veterans Day Parade

Ruby Abbot, 7, marched in front of the Northeast Italian Band during the Veterans Day Parade this past Friday. The parade, from Boston Common to City Hall, featured veterans, musicians and elected officials all coming together to support American veterans.
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Playing in the Park

November 18, 2016
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Playing in the Park

A local toddler participated in the Funfilled Greenway Conservancy’s GreenPlay and Build Activities held at the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Park.
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NEWRA Supports DEP Waterfront Policy Change

November 18, 2016
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NEWRA Supports DEP Waterfront Policy Change

By Phil Orlandella Newly elected North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) President Mary McGee presided over her first of many community public meetings. The non-profit organization will conduct meetings at the Nazzaro Center the second Thursday of each month. She praised NEWRA for the outstanding job they have done over the years and noted how...
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BWSC Begins Phase II Project in the North End

November 18, 2016
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By Phil Orlandella Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC) has completed Phase I of its October 2016 work schedule between Richmond Street and North Square without any apparent problems. Phase II of the project will continue in November on North Square and North Street with the removal of cobbles within the limits of the...
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North Station Transportation Action Plan Meeting Scheduled

November 18, 2016
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By Phil Orlandella A North Station Area Mobile Action Plan public meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 16 at the West End Museum, 150 Staniford Street with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) and the Boston Transportation Department, in conjunction with other cities and towns. A public meeting was held on September 2 to share...
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News in Briefs

November 18, 2016
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By Phil Orlandella City launches Housing Innovation Competition for compact living units  Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the launch of the City’s first Housing Innovation Competition.  The Housing Innovation Competition is intended to determine if innovatively designed compact units combined with reduced development costs will result in financially feasible developments with a mix of affordable...
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West End Library Children’s Programs

November 18, 2016
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A variety of new and ongoing programs have been scheduled at the West End Library, 151 Cambridge Street. For details call 617-523-3957. New Program starting November 14th! Spanish/English Language Exchange/Intercambio de Idiomas en Inglés y Español – Mondays 3-5 p.m. English speakers can learn Spanish and Spanish speakers can learn English in this informal...
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BWSC Launches FOG Campaign

November 18, 2016
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A Fats, Oil and Grease (FOG) Campaign, sponsored by Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC) seeks to raise awareness of Boston residents for the importance of keeping cooking fats out of household drains that lead directly to the water system, during the Thanksgiving weekend. The Commission has already given how well over 3,000 can...
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Saint Agrippina Society North End Christmas Program

November 18, 2016
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By Phil Orlandella For the 22nd year, the Saint Agrippina DiMineo Benefit Society will hold a Christmas program for North End children only. The holiday event will be held on Sunday, December 11 from 12-2 PM at the Society’s Chapel, 459 Hanover Street, with Santa Claus making an appearance with gifts for girls and...
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Question 5 Passes in Boston

November 18, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen The Community Preservation Act, that is designed to help Massachusetts cities and towns create affordable housing, preserve open space and develop outdoor recreation opportunities and rehabilitate historic sites passed yesterday in Boston. “We are thrilled that Boston voters have voted yes for this opportunity to fund affordable housing, parks and open...
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