Monthly Archives: September 2009

NEMPAC Fall Schedule Starts September 14th

Fall is here, and NEMPAC has more to offer than ever before! New Children's Courses -Kids Rock Band -Drama for Kids -Children's Spanish Returning Children's Courses -Family Music Makers: Little...

Affleck’s “The Town” Films at Neptune Oyster

Yes, that was Ben Affleck filming at Salem Street's Neptune Oyster today as he directs (and stars in) "The Town", an adaption of Chuck...

“Pipe Down Please” – New Motorcycle Noise Reduction Program

Boston Police unveiled a new voluntary program to reduce motorcycle noise on North End streets, called "Pipe Down Please." The Boston initiative is mirrored...

NEWRA Agenda for Thursday, September 10th, 7:00 pm, ABCD Center, 1...

North End/Waterfront Residents' Association Thursday, September 10, 2009 7:00 pm, ABCD Center, 1 Michelangelo Street ***NOTE LOCATION CHANGE FOR THIS MEETING*** This meeting will be held at the...

Gassy Park’s “Melted” Swing Quickly Replaced

  North End infants and toddlers rejoice! In a piece of good news, the Parks Department replaced the vandalized swing at the DeFilippo Playground ("the Gassy")....

Salem Street Powerhouse Boasts New Painted Murals

Residents have something to look at as they pass by the old Edison Powerhouse building on the corner of Salem & Prince Streets. Many...

Gassy Park Swings “Melted” by Vandals

Emily Lapkin reports via Neighbors for Neighbors: "I'm just writing to tell everyone the sad news that the infant/toddler swings at the "Gassy" park on...

Parcel 9 Apartment Plan Sounds Close to Approval

There has been a series of articles and public comments leaning toward the conclusion that Parcel 9 will be awarded to Eastat Reality Capital...

North End Crime Roundup & Weekly Police Log

Here is a roundup of incidents and updates discussed with Boston Police at the North End's September 2009 Public Safety meeting. Flasher Update The Police gave...

North End Crime Still Low, But Up From Last Year

While still considered very low versus other areas of the city, North End crime incidents are now 8% of the total in Area A-1,...

Debating Development & Conflict Issues at the Greenway Conservancy Meeting

Getting snapped at by the smug Peter Meade, Chair of the Conservancy's Board, was the highlight of my night at the Greenway's Annual Meeting...

Greenway Conservancy Annual Meeting Agenda


The Annual Meeting of the Greenway Conservancy will take place on Tuesday, September 1, at 6:00 pm at the Metro Meeting Center, 101 Federal Street, 4th Floor. The meeting will be followed by a Public Hearing on the draft Design Protocols for Capital Improvements within the Greenway Parks and Open Spaces and the draft Protocols for Reviewing Proposed Development Projects Abutting the Greenway at 7:00 pm. There is a reception before the meeting at 5:30 pm.
An agenda for the meetings is shown below. Copies of the draft protocols may be found at

Parking is available on site at 101 Federal Street (between Franklin and High Streets), at a City garage nearby on Devonshire, or at the Post Office Square garage. The closest T stop is South Station.

Email Priscilla Bradley to be put on the building security list for entry at:

Click the "Read More" link below to view the agenda for the meeting and public forum.