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Public Safety Meeting Set for November 1

November 2, 2018
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North End District A1 Boston Police Public Safety monthly meeting will be held at the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street at 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 1. Police will present an update on Part One crimes for the month of October 2018, and answer questions posed by residents in attendance. The meeting...
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Opinion

November 2, 2018
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Knights proposed housing sails through the system Plans to build affordable senior housing at the Knights of Columbus Building, 41 North Margin Street, have been approved by the Boston Planning + Development Agency Board of Directors. The proposal sailed through the community process faster than a speeding bullet receiving basically full neighborhood support. Twenty-three...
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How We are Addressing Climate Change in Boston

November 2, 2018
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This year is shaping up to be one of the strongest years in Boston’s history. We’ve continued to add 20,000 new jobs each year, and we’ve brought unemployment down below 4 percent. And perhaps most importantly, we’ve made a plan to ensure that the benefits of Boston’s booming economy are enjoyed by everyone who...
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From Our Readers

November 2, 2018
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Community Health Centers in Massachusetts Oppose Question 1 Dear Editor, As the leader of a community health center already challenged by a statewide nursing shortage, we are joining the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers in opposing Question 1. The proposed mandated nurse staffing levels at hospitals would drain nurses from community-based primary care...
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No Excuses — Be Sure to Vote, Either Early or on Election Day

November 2, 2018
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This Tuesday, Nov. 6, is Election Day. Americans across the country will have the opportunity to choose a new House of Representatives in Washington and one-third of the members of the U.S. Senate in what commonly is referred-to as a mid-term election. While every election matters, some are more important than others. Based on...
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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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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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