Archive for May, 2018

Rep Michlewitz Endorses Greg Henning for Suffolk County DA

Rep Michlewitz Endorses Greg Henning for Suffolk County DA

A campaign fundraiser was held for Suffolk County District Attorney candidate Greg Henning at Artu in the North End. Highlighting the well-attended event was Rep. Aaron Michlewitz’s announcement that he has endorsed Greg Henning in the race for the DA’s position. Pictured outside Artu are, from left, Suffolk University Vice President John Nucci, Rep....
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Joanne Hayes-Rines Honored by Residents’ Association

May 17, 2018
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Joanne Hayes-Rines Honored by Residents’ Association

Joanne Hayes-Rines was honored for her leadership in the community by the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). Presenting the award, a framed Harbor Fireworks print, was State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, NEWRA President Mary McGee and Treasurer Sue Benveniste at their April 12th meeting. Joanne is well-known as the longtime President of the...
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Affordable, Elderly Housing Planned for K of C Building

Affordable, Elderly Housing Planned for K of C Building

Ausonia Home Association plans to convert the council quarters of the Knights of Columbus, Ausonia Council #1513 at 41 North Margin Street to 23 affordable, elderly apartments and new council quarters.  The complex will also have a large community room, which will be available to the North End community, apartment residents and council members.  ...
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City Launches Youth/Young Adult Homelessness Plan

May 17, 2018
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Rising to the Challenge: Ending Youth and Young Adults Homelessness in the city, a community planning process centered around preventing and hopefully ending homelessness among unaccompanied people, has been launched by members of the City of Boston’s Youth Action Board. The Board is the City’s consumer advisory group of youth and young adults who...
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Lack of Participation in the City’s Payment in Lieu of Taxes Program Upsets City Council

May 17, 2018
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After seeing a decline in participation in the City’s Payments in Lieu of Taxes PILOT agreement with tax-exempt institutions, Councilors Lydia Edwards and Anissa Essaibi-George filed a hearing order to give a nudge to these institutions to contribute more to the City of Boston. “I am presenting this hearing order today because of the...
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Mae West, W.C Fields Take Over the North End Library

W.C. Fields and Mae West recently came to life at a North End Branch Library event sponsored by the Friends of the North End Library and a generous grant from the City Wide Friends of the Boston Public Library.  The cozy library event space became Mae West’s dressing room complete with props including fans...
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New Starbucks Coffee Proposed at 198 Hanover Street

A new retail development project by Charter Realty is seeking permits to bring a Starbucks Coffee shop to 198 Hanover St., known as the “Gateway to the North End.” Located at the corner of Cross Street, the site is across from the Rose Kennedy Greenway and currently occupied by Citizens Bank at the old...
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Trillium Garden Returns to the Greenway

Trillium Brewing Company, in partnership with the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, is excited has announced the return of the Trillium Garden on The Greenway for the Summer 2018 season. The Trillium Garden on The Greenway is slated to open in late May 2018 and will run through the end of October, weather permitting. Open-air...
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Under the Strawberry Moon at The Greenway

May 17, 2018
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Under the Strawberry Moon community event will be held at the American Heritage Park on The Greenway on Thursday, June 28 from 8:30 to 9:15 p.m. The event is a perfect time to meet/greet, network, walk the moonlight Labyrinth and enjoy chocolate dipped strawberries and iced teas hosted by Vicki Lee’s & MEM Tea...
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R.U.F.F. News and Notes

Responsible Urbanites For Fido’s (RUFF), Board will be on hand at the new dog park in the Gassy to answer questions, address concerns and get feedback on all things RUFF on Wednesday, May 23 at 6 and 7 PM. There are many ways to get involved with RUFF, park maintenance, Year of the Dog...
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