Archive for December, 2016

46th North End Christmas Parade

December 16, 2016
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46th North End Christmas Parade

North End children are excited to watch the 46th North End Christmas Parade.
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Remembrance

December 16, 2016
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Remembrance

On the deck of the USS Cassin Young, National Parks of Boston Supt. Michael Creasey, Franklin Van Valkenburgh (North End resident and grandson of USS Arizona Capt. Franklin Van Valkenburgh), Lt. Commander Timothy Anderson, EXO for the USS Constitution, State Veterans Secretary Francisco Urena, Commander Davies, and Lt. Commander Cassin Young II. The group...
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North Square RFP Available for Public Space Art Project

December 16, 2016
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By Phil Orlandella Renovations to North Square have taken another step in the right direction as a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a public art project in the area that includes the Paul Revere House and the Rachel Revere Park. The area also includes a church, several restaurants and businesses. Public Works Department (DPW)...
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NEWRA Supports Fourth Story Addition

December 16, 2016
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By Phil Orlandella During its last monthly community meeting for 2016 held in the Nazzaro Community Center      the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) agenda included a request for an additional story to a three-story building, a change of occupancy to install a seven-foot chimney, and a Municipal Harbor Plan proposed by the BRA/BPDA. NEWRA...
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NEMPAC Executive Director Receives Boston SPARK Award

December 16, 2016
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By Phil Orlandella North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) Executive Director Sherri Snow was one of three finalists for the City of Boston SPARK Award in the category of Community Building and Neighborhood Improvement, which is presented and honors millennials for their contribution to the city. Snow is the SPARK that makes...
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Lewis Wharf Hotel Proposal Opposition Continues

December 16, 2016
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By Phil Orlandella It appears that the battle between Save Our North End Waterfront (SONEW), a group of residents, and the potential developers of a major hotel on Lewis Wharf has rekindled itself with the gloves being put back on again and the battle lines drawn. Michael Maine, leader of the group and a...
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NE/WE NSC Delivers Turkeys to Seniors

December 16, 2016
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By Phil Orlandella About 140 turkeys were distributed to North End and West End families by the North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center for the Thanksgiving season. Senator Joe Boncore, Representative Aaron Michlewitz, and Councilors Sal LaMattina and Jack Zakim donated turkey gift cards and holiday baskets. Other sponsors were: LaFamiglia Giorgio’s (30 turkeys),...
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City Street Speed Limit Reduced to 25 Miles Per Hour

December 16, 2016
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Based on a bill signed by Governor Charlie Baker last summer, the City of Boston has adopted a new default speed limit of 25 mph starting January 9, 2017 on city streets. The measure, supported by the legislature, including Senator Joe Boncore and Representative Aaron Michlewitz, gives cities and towns across the state the...
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December Happenings at Boston Public Market

December 16, 2016
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December happenings at Boston Public Market Get in the spirit of the Boston Public Market (BPM) with weekly live holiday tunes, Christmas trees sold on the plaza, family-friendly classes, demonstrations, holiday meal ingredients, pasta of the month, festive seasonal events and much more. Check out the market’s 40 vendors locally sourced and produce seasonal...
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Opinion

December 16, 2016
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By Phil Orlandella Tis the season for petty crimes Christmas is just around the corner and it’s a time of giving but it can also be a time of taking, especially for Grinches that are looking to destroy the spirit of the holiday. These nasty people are called thieves and they will attempt to...
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