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North Washington Street Bridge Western Sidewalk Closed

November 30, 2018
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The pedestrian crossing on the western side of the North Washington Street Bridge has been closed to become a worksite, according to MassDOT. Those seeking to use a sidewalk to travel across the bridge will be directed to the eastern sidewalk. Signs will be posted. Once closed, the western sidewalk will become a work...
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FOCCP Seek Donations for Harbor Fireworks Display

November 30, 2018
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Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) last New Year’s Eve rekindled the annual Boston Harbor Fireworks display with generous donations from numerous sources. In 2016, the Harbor was dark by midnight New Year’s Eve. Businesses were impacted and Boston residents and those that came to town for the fireworks were disappointed, according to FOCCP....
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December Events at the Nazzaro Center

November 30, 2018
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The Nazzaro Cmmunity Center, 30 North Bennet Street is gearing up for a very busy December schedule that includes several holiday events, a movie, a recital and a drama show, according to new Director Steven Siciliano who is officially on the job. For additional information call 617-635-5166.  
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MassDOT Updates North End on Bridge Project

November 30, 2018
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Another community public meeting regarding the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project was held on Nov. 27 at the Nazzaro Community Center. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) project team presented updated information on construction activities, impacts, traffic management while seeking comments from the general public. The hall was full of residents. Other interested...
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Columbus Day Committee Santa Skate Toy Drive

November 30, 2018
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Santa Claus and his North End elves will participate in the annual Santa Skate Toy Drive hosted by the Columbus Day Committee on Saturday, December 1 from 4  to 8 p.m. at the Steriti Skating Rink on Commercial Street. The holiday activity will feature holiday music and caroling, face painting, refreshments and a raffle....
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NEAA Christmas Parade Makes its Way through the North End

November 30, 2018
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A festive and exciting North End Christmas Parade featuring the arrival of Santa Claus at Puopolo Park draws hundreds of people to the popular seasonal tradition. Presented by the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) many families greeted Santa and participated in the parade, which also featured many recognizable characters.  
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Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour and Tree Lighting Coming to North End

November 30, 2018
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Boston’s holiday tradition of lighting trees and a visit by the Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley will take place in the North End on Sunday, December 2 at 2:30 p.m. The holiday tradition due to major improvements in the Paul Revere Mall (Prado) has been relocated to Cross and Hanover Streets. This is the 23rd year...
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Annual Christmas Parade Set for Dec 9

November 30, 2018
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The North End Athletic Association (NEAA) will conduct its annual 2018 North End Christmas Parade through the streets of the neighborhood starting at Puopolo Park at 1 p.m. with the arrival of Santa Claus by helicopter on Sunday, December 9. Hundreds of children and families turn out for this special holiday event each year...
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ZBA Approves Two North End Requests and Defers Another

November 30, 2018
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Three requests relating to the North End developments were discussed at the City of Boston Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday, November 13 according to Neighborhood Services Liaison Maria Lanza. She noted, “Two of the three were approved and the other was deferred at the request of the applicants.” An application by Frank Scire...
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North End Holiday Shop and Stroll

November 30, 2018
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The  annual North End Holiday Shop + Stroll is once again been put together by several local businesses. Each season the event offers stylist shopping locally while exploring the festive streets of the North End and its trendy boutiques, galleries and specialty shops. Participants can enjoy exclusive holiday cheer, food, drink, creative pop-ups and...
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