Bike Lane Meeting Introduces Hybrid Concept for Commercial St. and Atlantic Ave. in North End

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At an April 28, 2011 public meeting at the Nazzaro Center, city officials presented various options for a bike lane in the North End on Commercial St. and Atlantic Ave., from Hull St. to the Greenway.  Bolstered by strong support from Mayor Menino, the City is introducing bike lanes in many neighborhoods throughout Boston. The bike lanes would provide...

NEAD 2011 Easter Party a Huge Success

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News from North End Against Drugs (NEAD) President John Romano: This years’ NEAD Easter Party was the biggest and best ever. With Peter Rabbit (actually Nick the Rabbit) visiting all of the kids at the Nazzaro Center, the party was fantastic. Children of all ages took pictures with the Easter Bunny, colored eggs, made colored drawings and enjoyed a bunch...

Artu Restaurant on Little Prince St. Requests Update of Entertainment License

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Artu Restaurant owner Nancy Frattaroli presented an application to update and correct an existing non-live entertainment license to reflect the hours of operation (2:00 a.m. closing) and capacity (99 persons) at this week’s meeting of the Zoning, Licensing & Construction (ZLC) Committee of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). Artu is located at 4, 6 & 8...

Volle Nolle Presents New Beer & Wine License Request and Hour Extension to 11:00 p.m.

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Volle Nolle owner, Torri Crowell, presented a request for a new 7-day beer and wine license for the sandwich shop at 351 Hanover St., along with a closing hour of 11:00 p.m. at this week’s meeting of the Zoning, Licensing & Construction Committee (ZLC) of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). ZLC meetings are informational only in...

Greenway Conservancy & Leadership Council Public Meeting Agenda for May 3, 2011

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This meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 3, 2011, 6:00 p.m. at 185 Kneeland Street.

Obituary: Maria (Maltese) Ferro of the North End

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FERRO, Maria (Maltese) Of the North End of Boston April 27, 2011. Beloved wife of the late Pasquale Ferro and loving mother of Louis and his wife Frances Ferro of Sudbury, Maryann Ferro and Anthony Ferro both of the North End of Boston. She is also survived by 2 granddaughters; Regina and Lucia Ferro....

Tia’s Withdraws Request for Expanded Live Entertainment After Neighborhood Meeting

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Tia’s Restaurant & Bar on the Waterfront presented and subsequently withdrew an application for an expanded entertainment license to include live, outdoor and amplified music at this week’s meeting of the Zoning, Licensing & Construction (ZLC) Committee of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). The withdrawal of the application was in response to concerns raised by neighbors,...

Obituary: Robert C. Colleameno of the North End

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COLLEAMENO Robert C., 87, of Boston’s North End on Tuesday, April 26, 2011. Son of Italo and Eva (Sigliano) Colleameno. He leaves his beloved wife of 62 years Mary (DeLeo), daughter Eva Solimine of Revere, MA, son Robert and his wife Marie Colleameno of Medford, MA, cherished grandchildren Leah Solimine of San Diego, CA,...

North End Friends of St. Francis Deliver $18k to Homeless Shelter

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On Wednesday April 27, the North End Friends of St. Francis House delivered $18,000 to the Homeless Shelter.  “We are overwhelmed by the support of friends and family in the North End, although nothing in this wonderful neighborhood surprises me ” stated Friends co-founder John Romano  We would like to name some of the businesses that donated baked goods...

Bike Month Kick-off Event at Christopher Columbus Park

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More information on the website of Urban Adventours.

Weekly Police Blotter for North End / Waterfront

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Highlights from this week’s Boston Police Journal Log for the North End / Waterfront area: Breaking & Entering - Residential 04/25/11    8:16pm Victim reports Fulton St. residence had the front door forced open and a laptop and jewelry were stolen. Larceny from Motor Vehicle 04/24/11    1:30am Victim reports she was parked in a Clinton St. garage and the front passenger window was broken and a...

North End Parents Announce Email Campaign to Expand the Eliot School

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A message from Jen Bowen Flynn, regarding an email campaign for the expansion of the Eliot School: Hi neighbors! Welcome back from school vacation (for those of you who enjoyed last week off!).  After a recent conversation with Martha Pierce (Mayor’s Education Advisor), we learned that she received about 100 calls on Thursday, April 14th.  That’s double what we originally thought, so awesome...