Monthly Archives: December 2009

Haymarket Vendors Back DeNormandie for Parcel 9

In a last minute effort to divert the State's decision on the Haymarket Parcel 9 development, the Boston Globe is reporting that the Haymarket...

NEWNC Meeting Agenda – Dec. 14th

NORTH END/WATERFRONT NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL NEWNC AGENDA Monday, December 14, 2009 7:00PM Nazzaro Community Center 30 N. Bennet Street 1.    Call to order – Stephen Passacantilli 2.    Roll call – Stephen Passacantilli 3.  ...

“10 Minutes with a Broom”


From the Clean Streets committee of NEWRA:

We all want a cleaner North End and Waterfront. To achieve this goal, we all need to work together to keep our sidewalks and gutters clean. We are asking all business owners and residents to join us in our “10 Minutes with a Broom” campaign and committ to making sure every day that the sidewalk and gutters outside your property are free of trash and cigarette butts.

If you would like to join in and be part of our neighborhood campaign, please sign up by emailing: (include your name and street address).
You can also get your neighbors involved using this sign-up sheet and give it to a Clean Street committee member at a meeting.

More information is available at the Clean Streets section of

Below is the list of neighbors and businesses that have already signed up for “10 Minutes with a Broom.”

Thank you for signing up for a cleaner North End/Waterfront neighborhood!

North End/Waterfront Police Journal Log

Here are selected incidents from this week's Boston Police journal log for the North End/Waterfront neighborhood. Watch out for the contraband shrimp! Breaking & Entering 12/02/09          10:00am-10:30am Daily...

No Decision on Parcel 9 – The Plot Thickens

Herald's sources were incorrect in expecting MassDOT to award Parcel 9 yesterday at their December meeting. The expectation was that developer Eastat would get...

North End Branch Library Fundraiser – Save the Date!

*SAVE THE DATE - WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2010*** *What: Fundraiser to support our own North End Branch Library *** *Where:    Fairmont Battery Wharf Hotel*** *When :...

Michlewitz Testifies at Groundwater Protection Hearing

0 has the story from the State's hearing on the Groundwater Protection Act. "A large part of Boston is built on filled land, and...

Boston’s Office Market Sees Worst Rental Rate Decline in U.S.

The Boston Business Journal reports on a CB Richard Ellis study that indicates Boston's central business district had a 33.9% decline in office rental...

Boston Common Tree Lighting

The Boston Common Tree Lighting is on Thursday, December 3, from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. and will be televised on Channel 5. The city's Parks &...

Residential Plan Expected to Gain OK for Parcel 9/Haymarket

The Boston Herald's Tom Grillo is reporting that MassDOT will award the Parcel 9 development at Haymarket/Blackstone St. to Eastat Reality Capital for their...

North End’s Improv Asylum Event to Benefit “Globe Santa”

From "The Improv Asylum in Boston’s North End has built a national reputation for the side-splitting improvisational and sketch comedy it has been churning...

Attention – All Graduating Classes of Columbus High School

Arthur A. Lauretano, Class of 1957, was kind enough to send in the following information about the upcoming 65th year commemoration of the Christopher...