Carnival of Dogs Brings Canine Friendly Activities to the Greenway Saturday, September 8

September 10, 2018
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The Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway will be the site of the TD Bank, Carnival of Dogs, a variety of dog-friendly activities and vendors for dog owners and their pets to enjoy. Many dog friendly vendors will be featured at the Carnival including: Health and safety tips from The Boston Veterinary Clinic. Demonstrations and training...
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I Am Books Coordinating IdeaBoston and Italian Culture

September 10, 2018
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IdeaBoston, and Italian inspired Festival of books, authors and culture, a two-day event will take place at the Dante Alighieri Building in Cambridge on November 2 and 3. The I Am Books activity will feature dozens of piano presentations, workshops, film screening, a theatrical representation and a party to top it off. Since opening,...
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ImprovBoston Celebrates 10 Years of Comedy with the Boston Improv Festival, Sept 5 – 9

September 10, 2018
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Experience the future of comedy delivered by thirteen teams of amazing up-and-coming artists. After a year-long search for underrepresented comedic voices from all over North America, ImprovBoston is set to deliver a laugh-packed week of impactful, top-notch and completely improvised entertainment. The 10th annual Boston Improv Festival, formerly the Boston Comedy Arts Festival, showcases...
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N.E. Library Host North End Historic Society Guest Speaker

September 10, 2018
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The North End Library, 25 Parmenter Street, will host the North End Historic Society guest speaker Jerry Krase who has spent nearly fifty-years visiting and photographing dozens of places in America and a few foreign cities that boasted about having an identifiable Italian neighborhood. He claims to have discovered, from Boston and New York...
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Boston Local Food Festival on the Greenway Sept 16

September 10, 2018
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Transformed into the nation’s largest local and sustainable food hub, The Greenway will be transformed into the Boston Local Food Festival on Sunday, September 16 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Festival goers, can learn about the benefits of sustainably grown and produced foods, shop the market, eating delicious foods, have fun, enjoy educational...
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NEMPAC Reception/Concert Fundraiser Set for September 28

September 10, 2018
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A fundraising reception and concert featuring an Italian-born world-renown cellist Dr. Francesco Mastromatteo and Boston-based acclaimed pianist Dr. Christina Wright-Ivanova will take place at the North Bennet Street School, Wingate Hall, 350 North Street, North End. The Grandest Classical Hits for Cello and Piano performance will take place on Friday, September 28, reception at...
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BWSC Services at the North End Library

September 10, 2018
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Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC) customers can learn why it’s important not to dump into or let leaves and debris collect on top of catch basins, pay a water bill (check or money order), talk about billing or address services problems at a public meeting at the North End Library, 25 Parmenter Street,...
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FOCCP Sunset Cruise Helps to Raise Funds for Fall Festival

September 10, 2018
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Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) recent Sunset Cruise on board the Rendezvous had a fabulous time that raised funds for their Fall Festival scheduled for Saturday, October 13. Guests ventured from deck to death but the comfortable open-ear deck was apparently the place to be for spectacular views of the city. Besides dancing...
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Community News

September 10, 2018
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Mangia, Mangia Reopened Mangia, Mangia on Endicott Street has reopened under new management. Gary Forziati has taking over the popular eatery that serves breakfast and lunch. Carnival of Dogs TD Bank will present Carnival of Dogs at the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway on Saturday, September 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. NEWRA Monthly...
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Friends of North End Library Upgrade Book Sale Procedure

September 10, 2018
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About a year ago, the Friends of the North End Library improved their daily book sale at the library by adding more book shelves, sorting the books for sale and maintaining the sale area in a pleasant and orderly manner.  The results were an immediate increase in sales.  The sales have helped the Friends...
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Three Voting Items on NEWNC Agenda Slated for Sept Meeting

September 10, 2018
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Three voting items are on the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) agenda for its monthly public meeting scheduled for Monday, September 10 in the Nazzaro Community Center at 7 PM. 33 North Margin Street. Petitioner, 33 N. North Margin Street LLC, seeks to make minor renovations to the building: to include enclosing existing first...
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Opinion

September 10, 2018
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District A1 Police honors RUFF Responsible Urbanites For Fido (RUFF) received well-earned recognition for community services at National Night Out hosted by North End Against Drugs (NEAD), presented by Boston Police Department District A1. Captain William Fong presented the award to RUFF for their tireless efforts to create a North End dog Park in...
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Sen John McCain

September 10, 2018
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In an era when cynicism and a lack of faith in our political leaders and institutions is at an all-time high — the roots of which can be traced back to the 1960s and the subsequent Watergate scandal — Sen. John McCain truly stood out as a man whose essential belief in the values...
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Sports 09-04-2018

September 8, 2018
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NEAA concludes successful 2018 baseball season By Ralph Martignetti 2018 was a summer of extreme heat and dry weather followed by a summer of non-stop rain. Neither condition is ideal to run a baseball league in but the NEAA pulled off another successful season. The 4 year old clinic headed by Carl Hall fought...
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NEWRA Good Neighbor Award Presented to Boston Bottle

August 23, 2018
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NEWRA Good Neighbor Award Presented to Boston Bottle

Boston Bottle, 372 Commercial Street, Daniel O’Connor has been selected by the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWRA as the recipient of its Good Neighbor Award, according to Janet Gilardi committee chairperson. A small neighborhood wine shop where we can find craft beer, fine wine and a few laughs, Boston Bottle was selected for helping...
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RUFF Honored at North End National Night Out

August 23, 2018
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RUFF Honored at North End National Night Out

It was an especially hot and steamy day when Responsible Urbanites For Fido (RUFF) received an award by the District A-1 Boston Police Department’s Community Service Award for creating the North End Dog Park in DeFilippo Park and the many other contributions to the neighborhood. District Commander Captain William Fong presented the award to...
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NEWRA Supports Salem Street Request for Retail Liquor Store

August 23, 2018
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One voting item was on the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting held on Monday, August 9 in the Nazzaro Community Center. A President’s Report, Parks and Open Spaces Committee, and a Zoning, Licensing and Construction reports were presented. A request by Frank Scire, owner of Going Bananas Market, 64 Salem Street, to...
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NEMPAC Offers New Programs for Kids this Fall

August 23, 2018
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North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) has developed two programs for children ages six months to three years of age. The early educational programming, First Steps and Family Music Makers, coming this fall, runs for ten-weeks and offers a 50 percent early childhood sibling discount. First Steps introduces little ones to the...
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NEAA Fall Soccer Begins September 15

August 23, 2018
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Registration for the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) fall soccer program is currently underway according to John Romano. “We have made several changes,” he said. Opening day will be Saturday, September 15 at Puopolo Park for all three age groups, 4+5, 6-8 and 9 to 12. Registration fee is $50 per player. All fees...
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Red Line Vehicle Mock-Up Display

August 23, 2018
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Governor Charlie Baker and numerous state officials recently revealed a mock-up of the new Red Line car at City Hall Plaza. The public was invited to view the mock-up car several days in August. The new cars will provide increased capacity and upgraded technology offering a more comfortable ride. “Our administration is investing over...
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FOCCP Events and Activities and Events

August 23, 2018
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Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) held its annual summer Harbor Cruise on the Rendezvous, a gorgeous ship that cruised Boston Harbor, providing a beautiful view from the water in a fabulous sunset. Boston Harbor Cruise donated the beautiful three-decker. Summer lawn games will take place on the West lawn from 12 noon to...
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North End Library Programs

August 23, 2018
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EVENTS FOR ADULTS Friday Films: Back to School Friday    Sept 7     1 pm   High School Confidential Friday    Sept 14     1 pm    Rushmore Friday    Sept. 21     1 pm   To Die For Friday    Sept. 21      1 pm   The Trouble with Angels One-on-One Computer Assistance for Adults by Appointment – Wednesdays 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Call 617.227.8135...
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North End Pride Day Features Bocce Tournament and Much More

August 23, 2018
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North End Against Drugs (NEAD) is preparing for another Family Pride Day at Langone Field on Commercial Street that will feature the Johnny Paolo Bocce Tournament and four live entertainment groups. Scheduled for Saturday, September 15 from 12 noon to 4:30 PM the community event will also have a free BBQ, face painting, a...
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Bulfinch Traffic Changes Made

August 23, 2018
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Traffic changes have been made in the Bulfinch Triangle (North Station Area) according to Boston Neighborhood Services Liaison Maria Lanza. In accordance with the North Station Area Mobility Plan, Boston transportation Department, has reversed the direction of Friend Street and made Valenti Way a two-way from Haverhill to Portland Street
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