Archive for October, 2018

NEWRA Elects Officers at Last Meeting

October 18, 2018
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NEWRA Elects Officers at Last Meeting

New officers have been elected to the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). Voted in were: President Cheryl Delgreco, Vice President David Goggins, Secretary Jennifer Crampton, Treasurer Sue Benveniste and Sergeant at Arms Mary Holland. NEWRA voted to support (19-4) a proposal to by Barbara Angiulo to change the occupancy at 276-282 Hanover Street from...
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Community, Officials Leaning Towards Proposal for West End Marijuana Shop

October 18, 2018
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Following back to back community meetings regarding two proposals to place a retail marijuana shop in the West End one proposal seems to be gaining the edge. Ascend Mass Inc.  proposing a retail marijuana shop at 272 Friend St. and Garden Reemedies proposing the same business at 49 Causeway St. have both held community...
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Boston Local Food Festival Draws 50,000 People

October 18, 2018
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Boston Local Food Festival Draws 50,000 People

Sustainable Business Network (SBN) of Massachusetts held its 9th Boston Local Food Festival on The Greenway just days before SBN celebrated its 30th anniversary. SBN noted, “By every measure this year’s festival was the best ever. Over 50,000 people found their way to The Greenway on a picture-perfect day, enjoying the local farmers, fisherfolk...
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NEWNC Opposes the Hanover Street Proposal

October 18, 2018
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A proposal by Federal Investments, Inc. to change the occupancy of 276-282 Hanover Street from 16 units and restaurant to 20 units and restaurant was opposed by the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council by a vote of 7-1. The changes include renovations on floors 2 and 5 and a new sprinkler system. The units will...
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The Greenway News:The Greenway Series Pollinator Ribbon

October 18, 2018
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The Greenway continues to improve the parks for the Pollinator Ribbon, a series of garden spaces creating a corridor of plans that will attract and support pollinator species. Plans will weave through the length of the park, from the North End to Chinatown, providing vital wildlife pollinators like bees, butterflies and certain birds with...
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Students Write Letters to Members of the Armed Services

October 18, 2018
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As a service project, about twenty students in the after school program at the Nazzaro Center met with two members of the Boston Host Lions Club (based in the North End) over the course of two days.  Lions Felix Padial and Norman Sabbey told the students how much receiving a letter form “home” meant...
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NEMPAC Inaugural Performance Season Held at NBSS

October 18, 2018
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It takes two to Tango, and to the delight of a warm and welcoming audience, world-renowned cellist Dr. Francesco Mastromatteo and acclaimed pianist Dr. Christina Wright-Ivanova duo kicked off the 2018|19 Performing Season for North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) at the North Bennet Street School, Windgate Hall, in the North End...
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Geraldine Marshall Scholarship Recipients

October 18, 2018
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The North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) and State Representative Aaron Michlewitz congratulate the four recipients of this year’s Geraldine Marshall Music Scholarship! Congratulations to Anna Carey, Caroline Carey, Preston Horan, and Vera-Lyn Routhier Gomez. Each recipient was carefully chosen to receive a full year of music lessons or a performing arts...
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October 2018 Public Safety Meeting Report

October 18, 2018
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Boston Police District A-1 provided North End / Waterfront residents an update on recent neighborhood crime incidents, summarized below, at the October 2018 North End Public Safety Meeting. Crime in District A-1 is down 1% YTD. Breaking & Entering – Residence (2) – 4 Garden Court: An AC unit was pushed out of a...
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MBTA Retail Concession Opportunities

October 18, 2018
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The MBTA will release an Invitation to Bid (ITB) to lease ten separate retail concession locations, including spaces at the following subway stations: Porter Square, Sullivan Square, and Oak Grove. Other opportunities exist at the following Commuter Rail stations: Route 128 in Westwood, Norwood Central, Needham Junction, Swampscott, West Concord, and Lynn. The MBTA...
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