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NEWRA Votes on Four Agenda Items

September 20, 2018
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Four voting items were on the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) October monthly meeting agenda. NEWRA supported Rev. Stephen T. Ayers, Vicar and Executive Director of the Old North Church and Foundation request to apply for Boston Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds for a grant to help make the Old North crypt handicap accessible....
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North End Knights of Columbus Housing Public Meeting Held

September 20, 2018
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Affirmative Investments, Inc., the East Boston Community Development Operation (CDC) and representatives from the North End Knights of Columbus Lodge 1513, held a public meeting at the Knights Hall, 41 North margin Street to discuss a proposal for the five-story structure, approximately 24,257 square feet of property. Plans call for 23 units of affordable...
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Council Opposes Citizen Bank Relocation

September 20, 2018
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A request by Citizens Bank for a conditional use permit for a bank and ATM in preparation for its apparent relocation to 198 Hanover Street, the property of Charter Street Realty, was opposed 4-1 by the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) at its September monthly meeting. Several months ago, NEWNC did not support the...
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NE Sons and Daughters of Italy Formation Endeavor Underway

September 20, 2018
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Luigi Natale, one of the many people working to establish a North End Sons and Daughters of Italy, presented information pertaining to the endeavor at the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) monthly meeting. Natale told the Council and residents that attended the meeting, the registration is already underway and that about 100 people have...
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Political News and Notes

September 20, 2018
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Ortega Named Chief Kara Elliott Ortega has been appointed Chief of Arts and Culture for the City of Boston by Mayor Martin Walsh (was interim Chief). Ortega worked as the Director of Planning and Policy in the Arts cabinet for three years, playing a leadership role in the development and implementation of Boston Creates,...
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NEMPAC Presents Jazz Pianist at Living Room

September 20, 2018
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A one-night performance of International Virtuoso Jazz Pianist Emmet Cohen will be held at the Living Room Restaurant and Lounge, 101 Atlantic Avenue, North End on Wednesday, October 3 from 7:30 PM to 9 PM. Doors open at 6 PM. Sponsored by Meghan and Neil Denenberg, the special performance will benefit the North End...
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ABCD Bouna Sera Fundraiser

September 20, 2018
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Ten North End residents will participate in the 8th ABCD North End annual Bouna Sera fundraising events, an evening with friends and celebrities. It begins with a wine reception on Thursday, October 4 from 5:30 PM to 7 PM at 60 State Street, 26th floor, Wilmer/Hole with several celebrities, followed by dinner at 7:30...
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Boston Local Food Festival held on The Greenway

September 20, 2018
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The Greenway was recently transformed into the nation’s largest local and sustainable food hub, the Boston Local Food Festival. Hundreds of festival goers engaged with local chefs, farmers, fisherfolk, food truck vendors, chef demos, a seafood throwdown, a family fun zone, a New England Village and special foods. Participants also learned about the benefits...
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Opinion

September 20, 2018
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Artificial turf planned       at Puopolo Park Several community meetings have been held regarding many improvements to Langone Field, Puopolo Park and other public areas along the Commercial Street complex. Plans for the renovations were presented by the City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department, at each meeting and basically agreed on by residents that...
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Governor Files Short-Term Rental Bill

September 10, 2018
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North End/Waterfront community organizations, residents and other interested parties have been patiently waiting for legislation governing and regulating short-term rentals that have been supported throughout the community. At a North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) meeting, the community received not so good information that Governor Charlie Baker has requested several amendments. The Governor did so...
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