News

NEMPAC Inaugural Performance Season Held at NBSS

Thursday, October 18, 2018
By North End Regional Review Staff

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

Thursday, October 18, 2018
By North End Regional Review Staff

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

Thursday, October 18, 2018
By North End Regional Review Staff

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

Thursday, October 18, 2018
By North End Regional Review Staff

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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Friends Claim Cutillo Park Has Fallen into Disrepair

Thursday, October 18, 2018
By Phil Orlandella

Friends of Cutillo Park, located off Stillman and Salem Streets, have started a petition to restore the public space which has been neglected and has fallen into disrepair. There have been reports of damage, drug use and the selling of possible stolen merchandise in the park and Morton Street  area which abuts the facility...
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BPDA Approves K of C Housing Project

Thursday, October 18, 2018
By Phil Orlandella

New development projects including one in the North End were approved by the Boston Planning + Development Agency (BPDA) Board of Directors at the October 2018 meeting. The community supported the project at the Knights of Columbus, 41 North Margin Street, North End bringing 23 affordable housing units with a community room and meeting...
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Councilors Edwards and Wu File Chain Store Ordinance

Thursday, October 18, 2018
By Phil Orlandella

Based on several chain stores beginning to start up in Boston’s neighborhood business districts, City Council legislation has been filed to bring some protection to local businesses and more public notification to the City’s application system. City Councilors Lydia Edwards, whose district includes the North End, and, former Council President Michele Wu have filed...
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City Releases Roadway Safety Report

Thursday, October 18, 2018
By Phil Orlandella

Roadway safety initiative report completed over the past year, has been released by the City of Boston Transportation Departments. The report highlights reducing the default speed limit, implementing the Neighborhood Slow Streets program in two zones, improving priority corridors and targeted intersections, and prioritizing projects to address inequality in transportation. “The safety of our...
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St John School Poised for Academic Success and Growth

Thursday, October 18, 2018
By Phil Orlandella

Nestled in the heart of Boston’s North End, St. John School has prepared students for bright futures since 1895. The school is a Catholic value-centered learning environment focused on educating students in an atmosphere that fosters the growth of each student in spirit, mind and body.  The staff welcomes pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade students and...
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2018 Head Of The Charles Regatta Set for this Weekend

Thursday, October 18, 2018
By Phil Orlandella

The 54th Head Of The Charles Regatta (HOCR) is expected to generate a significant economic impact – more than $72 million (USD) in spending – to the Greater Boston region, according to Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau (GBCVB) President and CEO Patrick Moscaritolo. The 2018 Regatta takes place on October 20-21, 2018. Held...
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