Community

NEWRA Joint ZLC/Executive Meeting – Tuesday, November 24th

NEWRA Joint Meeting Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee Executive Committee TUESDAY, November 24, 2009, 7:00 PM The Pilot House, 2 Atlantic Avenue Meeting Agenda ZLC Committee (7:00 PM – 7:20 PM) 112 Prince St., Damian Szary (building owner) is seeking a zoning variance for floor-area ratio to expand the first floor unit into the basement Read More…

Business Community

Greenway Conservancy Rolls Out New Blog

The Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has introduced a new blog this week that can be accessed at: http://blog.rosekennedygreenway.org. “Here you will find information about the progress of the Greenway – from horticultural updates to news about our Greenway district neighbors.” One post provides an update on the parks: Cold Weather Park Work, Planning for 2010, Read More…

Police & Fire

Weekly North End Police Log

Selected incidents from this week’s North End/Waterfront area police journal log: Drugs- Possession Cl D with intent to distribute 11/13/09 11:30am Drug unit arrested 2 male suspects at a Commercial St. store for drug possession (Cl D) with intent to distribute. Assault & Battery 11/15/09 4:00am Male suspect who was intoxicated assaulted tenants of a Read More…

Health & Environment

State Hearing Scheduled on Protecting Groundwater Levels

Residents on Fulton, Richmond and Commercial Streets are well aware of the work going on by Boston Water & Sewer regarding groundwater testing. They are injecting dyed water into the ground and then checking if the dye is seen in sewers or other drainage locations. There is an upcoming State hearing on protecting groundwater levels, Read More…

Health & Environment

Clean Streets Committee Draws Crowd in Tackling Trash & Rat Issues

Where can you spend two hours talking trash, rats and dog waste? Yes, that’s right, only at NEWRA’s Clean Streets committee meeting.  A big group showed up on Tuesday at the Nazzaro Center for a far-reaching discussion led by co-chairs Naomi Paul and Patricia Thiboutot. Acknowledgements Instead of just whining about the problems, the committee started Read More…

Government

City Council Unanimously Passes Resolution Preserving USS Constitution Gun Salutes & Playing National Anthem

The following resolution was unanimously passed today by the Boston City Council, offered by Councilor Salvatore LaMattina and Councilor Steven Murphy. RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE PRESERVATION OF THE USS CONTITUTION’S HERITAGE AND TIME-HONORED TRADITIONS OF DAILY GUN SALUTES AND PLAYING OF THE NATIONAL ANTHEM IN BOSTON’S CHARLESTOWN NAVY YARD WHEREAS,      The USS Constitution is one of Read More…

Community

North End Resident Highlighted for Mass. Soldiers Legacy Fund

The Boston Globe highlights the continuous efforts of North End resident Peter Trovato who founded the Massachusetts Soldiers Legacy Fund. “At his North End apartment, in a ritual repeated time and again over the past five years, Trovato took out a frayed, hand-written list of children of fallen service members from Massachusetts … He’s been Read More…

Community

The Greenway Conservancy Rift with MassHort

“Greater Boston with Emily Rooney” takes a detailed look at the past, present and future of Parcels 19, 21 and 22, near the Intercontinetal Hotel/Residences. The video segment is called, “The Greenway Rift” with the following excerpt: “The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy Board plans to redesign some parcels near South Station. The idea is to provide Read More…

Business Government

LaMattina To Offer Resolution on USS Constitution’s Gun Salutes

City Councilors Sal LaMattina and Stephen Murphy will offer the following resolution at the Wednesday, November 18th City Council meeting: 1385 – Resolution supporting the preservation of the USS Constitution’s heritage and  time-honored traditions of daily gun salutes and playing of the national anthem in Boston’s Charlestown Navy Yard. District 1 Councilor LaMattina will also Read More…