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The Weekender: Friends Reunion, Meeting Reports, Waterfront Planning, Bocce Photos and More!

This week’s top posts on featured neighborhood updates, friends and family events, future waterfront planning and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week.

166 Friends of the North End Celebrate 45th Annual Reunion

On Saturday, September 16, the Friends of the North End celebrated its 45th annual reunion. 166 friends now scattered across the country assembled at the Sons of Italy Hall in Winchester to relive growing up in their cherished neighborhood. Read more and see photos here.

Residents’ Association Reports on Officer Nominations, Copp’s Hill Rats, New Liquor Licenses & 4 Powers Court

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) held their monthly meeting on September 14th where attendees heard about construction updates, rodent issues, and other community reports. Read more and watch a video of the meeting here.

District 1 and 2 Candidates Focus on Waterfront

On Tuesday night, candidates hoping to represent Boston’s harbor neighborhoods participated in a panel discussion regarding the future of Boston’s waterfront. Representatives discussed questions of development, design, water transportation, climate change, resilience, equity, and access for all. Read more and see photos here.

Neighborhood Council Reports on Youth Hockey, Events, Public Safety, Greenway, City Hall Updates [Video]

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) held its September monthly meeting on September 11, 2017. The meeting featured a series of local announcements including public safety, youth programs, neighborhood services and more. Read the full meeting summary and watch the video here.

Photos: North End Family Pride Day and Johnny Paulo Bocce Tournament

North End Family Pride Day brought out hundreds to Langone Park for a day of music, bocce and fun kids programs. The annual barbecue was organized by North End Against Drugs (NEAD) with many family activities, contests and entertainment. See photos from this great neighborhood event here.

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City Council Candidate Q&A Series

Get up to speed on the issues and where the District 1 candidates stand with our Candidate Q&A series. The race for city councilor is coming to head as the preliminary municipal election will be next Tuesday, September 26th.  For more information on the District 1 City Council Race, follow our District 1 tag.


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