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Weekly Top Reads: Nazzaro Center’s Future, Word Series Trophy, NEW Health Founder, Plastic Bag Ban, Christmas Fund Luncheon and St. John School Green Activities

This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com had a little bit of everything – local petitions, sports at neighborhood businesses, health, environment, schools and community events! Read on below to see the most popular articles from the past week. Residents Ask for Transparency Around the Nazzaro Center’s Future North End resident Ellen Hume, along with Kirsten Read More…

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Reader Poll: Should There Be Buffer Zones Between Dispensaries / Liquor Stores and Recovery Centers?

Boston City Council is considering creating a buffer zone that would restrict how close marijuana dispensaries and liquor stores can be to recovery facilities. Regulations already enforced on these businesses say they must be at least half a mile apart from one another and cannot be within 500 feet of a school. Opponents of a Read More…

Featured Meetings

Residents’ Association Committee Reports and ZLC Updates

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) held its December 2018 meeting on December 13, starting with a series of committee reports. Watch the video above and follow along with this timeline. (00:32) NEWRA President Cheryl Delgreco opened the meeting with a thank you to everyone who helped with the annual NEWRA party held at the Read More…

Featured Meetings

Residents Ask for Transparency Around the Nazzaro Center’s Future

North End resident Ellen Hume, along with Kirsten Hoffman and Marie Simboli, are organizing a petition to Save the Nazzaro Center from sale for private use and redevelopment. They are also seeking support for “landmarks” status to ensure historic preservation of the building. In their presentation to the Residents’ Association (NEWRA) on December 13th, Hume alleged a lack Read More…

Featured Health & Environment Meetings

Plastic Bag Ordinance Presented at Residents’ Association

Stephanie Acquario, Plastic Bag Reduction Coordinator for the City of Boston, presented details about the plastic bag ordinance that went into effect Friday, December 14, at the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association December meeting. Beginning Friday, December 14, every retailer in the city will be transitioning away from plastic bags to paper, compostable or Read More…

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Weekly Top Reads: Christmas Parade, Tony DeMarco, 7 Artists & 7 Fishes, Patrick Leehey Retires, Nazzaro Winter Wonderland, and Handel’s Messiah

This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured event photos, community member recognitions, art, music and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from the past week. 2018 North End Christmas Parade Brings Santa by Helicopter [Photos] The 47th North End Christmas Parade brought Santa to the neighborhood in first class fashion via his own Read More…

Featured People Sports

Tony DeMarco To Be Inducted Into International Boxing Hall of Fame

North End resident and famous boxer Tony DeMarco, known in the boxing world as “The Flame and Fury of Fleet Street”, will be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in June 2019. Among other victories, DeMarco is famous for defeating New Jersey’s Johnny Saxton in 1955 for the world welterweight championship. At the age Read More…

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Reader Poll: Will You Join the Waterfront Ice Sculpture Stroll on New Year’s Eve?

Boston Harbor Now, in collaboration with local businesses and cultural institutions, is bringing back the Waterfront ice sculpture stroll this New Year’s Eve with over a dozen sites to visit! Those of you who strolled last year may recall the freezing temperatures that really got participants in the wintery spirit. The sculptures will again be Read More…

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Weekly Top Reads: Ivyees “Everything Honey”, Holiday Stroll Photos, Good Neighbor Award, Santa Paws Pictures, North Bennet Street School President and Library Holiday Luncheon

This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured new businesses, holiday events, local schools, good neighbors and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from the past week. Ivyees “Everything Honey” Ribbon Cutting Celebrates First Black, Woman-Owned Shop in North End Ivy Lawson is making a honey splash at 120 Salem Street with Read More…

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Weekly Top Reads: N. Washington St. Bridge, Haymarket Hotel Construction, City Smoke Shop, Life on the Corner, Northern Avenue Bridge, & Trellis Lights Photos

This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured construction updates, bridge planning, new businesses, historic neighborhood stories, holiday decorations and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from the past week. Video: Traffic Flow Changes for Temporary North Washington Street Bridge Two months into the construction for the replacement of the North Washington Read More…