Archive for June, 2018

Greenway Gala

Greenway Gala

Last week’s 10th  annual Greenway Gala was attended and supported by over 400 guests. Co-chaired by Mike Carragher of VHB and Jay Hooley of State Street,   the event raised over $500,000 in support of the Greenway Conservancy. Mayor Martin  J. Walsh joined to make the award presentation  to Gala honoree Peter Lynch and...
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Mayor Inks Short-Term Rental Ordinance

June 28, 2018
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Mayor Inks Short-Term Rental Ordinance

In what came a no surprise, Mayor Martin Walsh signed a city-why ordinance establishing guidelines to better track and regulate short-term rentals in Boston. Originally filed by the Mayor, with amendments by the City Council, and conversations with residents, advocates and public private stakeholders, following a two-year careful study by the Walsh Administration the...
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Higher Parking Fines Proposed

June 28, 2018
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Major parking fines could be increased considerably if the Boston City Council approves a proposal by Boston Mayor Martin Walsh. 11 parking fines are being considered by the Council. The potential increases are relevant to resident permit parking tickets from $40 to $60 and no parking zones. Zone A area from $55 to $90,...
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NEWNC Supports K of C Plans for Housing

June 28, 2018
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Three potential legal occupancy changes and the conversion of a building into affordable elderly apartments were supported by the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) at the June 11 monthly meeting. One agenda item was withdrawn and the Council did not vote on another item because abutters had problems with it and the request will...
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Sheafe Street Proposal Approved by NEWRA

June 28, 2018
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A request by Peter McGinnis to change the legal occupancy at 27 Sheafe Street from five residential units to eight residential units was supported by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association at their June 11 meeting in the Nazzaro Community Center. All renovations will be done within the existing structure. Jonathan Raisz withdrew his change...
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News and Notes

June 28, 2018
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BPDA passes Smart Utilities Policy A Smart Utility Policy that will ensure that new large developments are taking steps to create a more resilient city has been passed by the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA). The new policy was launched as a two-year program calling for the adoption of technologies aimed at preparing...
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NEMPAC Opera Group Performs at Faneuil Hall

June 28, 2018
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Returning to the Great Hall at Faneuil Hall, the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) performed their production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni on June 21 and 23. NEMPAC presented a fully staged opera sung in the original Italian with English subtitles performed by outstanding singers with orchestral accompaniment and featured NEMPAC theatre...
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NEAD/NEW Health Conducted Annual Drug Awareness Day

On Wednesday, June 6, North End Against Drugs (NEAD) and North End Waterfront Health (NEW Health) held their annual drug awareness day for students and teachers at the Saint John and Eliot Schools. The goal of the event was to make students aware of the dangers of drugs and alcohol and to stress the importance...
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Community News

NEWRA Monthly Meeting The next North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, July 12 at 7 PM in the Nazzaro Community Center. NEWRA will not meet during the month of August. Carousel Coloring Book The Greenway will launch its Carousel Coloring Book on Friday, June 29 from 2-4 PM at...
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Opinion

June 28, 2018
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North2South baseball tournament a success The annual North2South Baseball Tournament between North End and South End teams (2 games) home and away, was a successful and enjoyable contest. Sponsored by Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, both teams received hats, shirts and awards were presented following the games and refreshments were served. For many years, this neighborhood...
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