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North Washington Street Bridge Off-Peak Lane Closures

October 18, 2018
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Work related activities are underway including utility operations on the 118-year-old North Washington Street Bridge, a $177 million project which carries traffic over Boston Harbor between the North End and Charlestown. Overnight off-peak temporary lane closures public meetings will be scheduled for project, according to MassDOT. The closures for the utility work will be...
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In Brief

October 18, 2018
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Faneuil Hall Costume Pet Parade A Faneuil Hall Pet Parade will be held on Saturday, October 20, starting at 12 p.m. with a parade and continuing right into a costume contest. RUFF has coordinated this early Halloween event that will award prizes for Best of Show, Best Group and Best Local Representation. Prize baskets...
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Opinion

October 18, 2018
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Governor Baker              should be re-elected Re-electing Governor Charlie Baker to another four-year term would be a good thing for Massachusetts. He has proven to be a solid leader and works extremely hard to make the state safe and the economy in a solid position. He managed to accomplish things of importance working with an...
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Boston Early Voting Website Launched

October 5, 2018
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Ensuring all voters are able to vote conveniently and on their own schedule, election officials have launched the “Vote Early Boston” website (boston.gov/early-voting), which provides important information regarding the City of Boston early voting initiative. Starting on Monday, Oct. 22, and continuing through Friday, Nov. 2, registered voters can cast a ballot for the...
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North Square Public Arts Project Delayed

October 5, 2018
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The North Square public Art Project is proceeding slowly according to A + J Arts + Design. Work on the roads and paths around the area of the square enclosed by the chain will be completed in time for winter. Work on the area within the chain, where the public art will go, will...
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‘Memorize Best’ at NBSS

October 5, 2018
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Friends of the North End Library and North Bennet Street School will sponsor a free program entitled “Memorize Best” a presentation by the renowned Neil A. Kuten. In this two hour program, Kuten teaches people memory techniques that work with names and other information. Registration is required. Verification of attendance is needed in order...
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NEWRA Good Neighbor Peter Baldassari

October 5, 2018
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North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) Good Neighbor Award winner, Peter Baldassari frequently sweeps the sidewalk and curb on Hanover and Battery Streets. “Peter cleans and sweeps so thoroughly all the time,” NEWRA member and Good Neighbor Committee Chair Janet Gilardi said. When I spoke to Peter I asked him what has been instilled in...
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1768 Landing of the British Redcoats in Boston to be Reenacted on Oct 6

October 5, 2018
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A reenactment of the 1768 Landing of the British Redcoats in Boston, a historical event, is set to take place over the Columbus Day Weekend. “Boston Occupied: An Insolent Parade”, is a re-enactment and commemoration of the 250th anniversary of when British troops landed in Boston in 1768, which began a seven-year occupation of...
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In Brief

October 5, 2018
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Christopher Columbus Park celebrates Fall Festival Oct. 13 Friends of Christopher Columbus Park’s annual Fall Festival is a free neighborhood event, which draws people of all ages from across the city and surrounding suburbs each year.  This year fun event will be held Saturday, Oct. 13, from 12-4 p.m. The festival will kick off...
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Opinion

October 5, 2018
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CARNIVAL OF DOGS A HOWLING SUCCESS This year’s TD Bank Carnival of Dogs, held in the North End side of The Greenway, was a howling success. Throughout the morning and afternoon, the park was filled with pets and their owners with a wide range of vendors offering canine goodies and products. The festival fetched...
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