Archive for March, 2017

Boston Strong Hockey

Boston Strong Hockey

Former Bruin Ken Linesman backs into Boston Strong goalie Adam Comeau during a charity game at Steriti Rink on Saturday, March 11. The Bruins Alumni presented a $20,000 check to benefit Childrens’ Hospital and the North End Athletic Association.
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NEWRA Votes Not to Support 173 Endicott Street Proposal

NEWRA Votes Not to Support 173 Endicott Street Proposal

By Phil Orlandella Despite making significant change to the proposed development at 173 Endicott Street based on abutters suggestions, Urban Core Development did not receive support from members of the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWRA) at the March 9 monthly public meeting that was well attended by residents. The developer told NEWRA that they...
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BPDA Board Approves Municipal Harbor Plan

By Phil Orlandella Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) Board of Directors has approved the Downtown Waterfront District Municipal Harbor Plan (MHP) which they claim will enhance public access and use of the waterfront. Many local residents and neighborhood organizations have expressed concerns about the Harbor Plan and have sent comments to BPDA expressing...
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North End Resident to Run the Boston Marathon in Special Celebration of Women:Alongside Iconic Athlete Kathrine Switzer

North End Resident to Run the Boston Marathon in Special Celebration of Women:Alongside Iconic Athlete Kathrine Switzer

Katie Harty, 29, a Prince St. resident, will be lacing up her sneakers on April 17, 2017 for the run of her life. Harty, as well as 100 other runners, will be running the 121st Boston Marathon to represent 261 Fearless, Inc, the new non-profit benefitting women’s running initiatives from legendary marathoner, Kathrine Switzer....
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Tales from Digging at the Old North Crypt

By Matt Conti It is a real-life “Tales from the Crypt” as a new archeological dig is ongoing underneath Old North Church surrounding its colonial era tombs. Boston archeologist Joe Bagley says it is a guarantee that many artifacts will be found, but the big question is whether human remains will be uncovered. There...
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Public Safety Report:Bank and Two Pedestrian Robberies, Letter Opener Assault

By David Marx Boston Police District A-1 provided an update on recent neighborhood crime incidents, summarized below, at the March 2017 North End Public Safety Meeting. The figures below cover the last 30 days period. Part 1 Crime -City-wide: Down 5%. -District A-1: Up 12% (mainly due to a rash of robberies in early...
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Go Boston 2030 Aims to Transform the Way People Move Around Boston

By Beth Treffeisen There is no question that Boston is booming with both increased development and with an influx of residents. Between the years 2000 and 2010, Boston’s population grew by five percent to more than 620,000 residents. By 2030, the population is expected to exceed 700,000. Already, Boston has crowded roadways, trains, and...
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NEAD Scholarship Program for 2017-2018

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) announced the 2017-2018 Raymond & Michelina Costa Scholarship Program for North End residents in both public and private (Tuition based) schools. The deadline to submit the form is May 12, 2017 at 6pm. Rules & Regulations: *Applicant must be a North End resident who is attending school (Proof of...
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BCC News and Notes

Boston Community Collaborative’s upcoming happenings and events Ongoing: Weekly Drama, Dance, Fitness and Engineering for Kids classes for SJS students during the SJS afterschool program. Weekly Dance classes for JQS students during the JQS afterschool program. Weekly Drama and Dance classes in the North End, open to students of all schools at the Studio...
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R.U.F.F. News and Notes

Winter is still upon us so please be sure to be responsible with cleaning up and properly disposing of dog waste. It is super cold and the weather is not great but we still need to keep the neighborhood clean. If you see a new doggie face, please share the RUFF group information: [email protected], on...
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