Archive for January, 2018

Boncore,Michlewitz Honored

January 20, 2018
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Boncore,Michlewitz Honored

ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NSC) Director Maria Stella Gulla is shown presenting certificates of appreciation to Senator Joe Boncore  
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New Dog Park

January 20, 2018
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New Dog Park

It’s been a long time in the making but the new dog park located in DeFilippo Park on Prince Street was officially opened in December.
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NEWRA Hosts Three Guest Speakers

January 20, 2018
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NEWRA Hosts Three Guest Speakers

By Phil Orlandella There were no voting items on the December North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly community meeting.             However, NEWRA arranged to have three guest speakers including, Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards, Fire Marshall and Deputy Chief Jack Dempsey, Boston Fire Department and Peter Shelley, Conservation Law Foundation.             Councilor Edwards kicked...
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NEWNC Supports Snelling Place Addition and Roof Deck

January 20, 2018
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By Phil Orlandella Besides a fire safety discussion from the Inspectional Services and Boston Fire Department, there was only one boating item on the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) December’s monthly meeting.             A unanimous vote of approval supporting a request by Rochelle Luongo, Trustee of the Snelling Place Family Trust, asking the City...
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Public Safety Meeting Provides Crime Information

January 20, 2018
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By Phil Orlandella North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) Chairperson David Marx of the a A-1 Boston Police Public Safety monthly meeting continues to organize this neighborhood meeting.             He also provides the neighborhood Part One Crimes that have occurred over a 30-day period through information provided by police.             Working with District A1 Commanding...
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Library Improves Book Sale Area

January 20, 2018
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By Phil Orlandella Friends of the North End Library have updated and improved the library’s daily book sale program that was held on a book shelf at the front door where the books were in piles and difficult to review.             Due to the popularity of the book sale and demands for them, the...
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ISD Approves Three North End Proposals

January 20, 2018
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By Phil Orlandella Three proposals relating to development in the North End were approved (Nov. 28) by the City of Boston Board of Appeals Board of Directors.             Plans by Anthony Virgilio to renovate the existing basement and add stairs at 431-439 Hanover Street received ISD approval.             A request by Anthony Longo to...
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FOCCP Schedules Monthly Meetings

January 20, 2018
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By Phil Orlandella Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) conducts meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM in the Mariners House, 11 North Square.             Schedule meetings are:  February 9, March 13, April 10, May 8, June 12, July 10, August 14, September 11, October 9, November 13, no December...
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NEAD Benefit Bingo for Adults

January 20, 2018
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By Phil Orlandella North End Against Drugs (NEAD) will hold its annual, very popular adult bingo fundraiser on Sunday, January 28 (the bye week before the Super Bowl) in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. Doors will open at 12 noon. Bingo starts at 1 PM.             “We will have 20 games...
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RUFF Officially Opens New Dog Park

January 20, 2018
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By Phil Orlandella It’s been a long time in the making but the new dog park located in DeFilippo Park on Prince Street was officially opened in December.             Hosted by Responsible Urbanites For Fido (RUFF) the opening attracted many canine owners and other residents. Coffee and treats were available for both humans and...
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