Community Health & Environment

Clean Streets Meeting Agenda – Tuesday, May 18th

The next Clean Streets Meeting is Tuesday, May 18th at 7:00pm at the Nazzaro Center.   Some of the agenda items are: Next Good Neighbor Recognition’ Award(s) and who is going to present it (please send in your nominations to cleanstreets@newra.org or bring them with you to the meeting.  Remember, these are people you ‘see’ Read More…

Business Community Food & Drink Transportation

Community Meeting Builds Consensus for Cross St. Sidewalk Plaza Pilot Plan

“Best meeting ever” was the phrase used to describe the rare consensus that formed toward a new pilot plan for the Cross Street sidewalk plaza, often referred to as the gateway to the North End. The May 12th community meeting was well-attended with new and old-time residents, business owners, city and state elected officials, MassDOT and the Read More…

Community

FOCCP Annual Meeting: New Officers & By-Laws

New officers were voted in at the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park Annual Meeting held on May 11th. The elected offficers and directors are: President: Joanne Hayes-Rines Vice President: Trish Baumer Treasurer: Virginia Kimball Clerk: Liz Green Directors At Large: Joe Bono & Meghan Denenberg Fundraising Chair:  Anne Devlin Tagliaferro Horticulture Chair:  Mary Ann Esparo Read More…

Community Sports

Vote to Help the Nazzaro Center Baseball Program

VOTE TO HELP US WIN SOME MONEY FOR OUR BASEBALL PROGRAMS: The City of Boston Credit Union sponsored a contest for local baseball organizations. The first step was by lottery and we entered the Nazzaro Center Baseball Program and we were one of 5 finalists chosen. The next step involves voting by e-mail. Of the Read More…

Community Health & Environment Schools

North End’s Eliot School Joins Walking Club

News from the Eliot about teachers and students piloting a new walking kit for middle-schoolers: Teachers and seventh graders from Boston’s Eliot K-8 School in the North End are piloting a new, free kit designed to get students up and moving. The 20-page walking kit, created by clinicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, aims to Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Real Estate Transportation

Local Artist Has Ideas For Callahan Tunnel Vent Building

The following post comes from Nathan Swain, a local artist and North End resident, who has some ideas for the Callahan Tunnel vent building as part of the upcoming facade reconstruction. Readers may remember Nate from his work on the Salem St. Powerhouse where he painted large murals on the “windows” of the barren Edison building, making it Read More…

Community

NEWNC Meeting Agenda – Monday, May 10th

North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council AGENDA Monday, May 10, 2010, 7:00PM Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St. 1.    Call to order & Roll Call – Stephen Passacantilli 2.    Honoring Bob DeCristoforo 3.    Meeting Protocol – Marie Simboli 4.    Update from the Office of Neighborhood Services — Nicole Leo 5.    Report from the offices of local elected Read More…

Community Schools

Parents Meet With Mayor & BPS Superintendent to Pursue New Downtown Public School

An effort to bring a new public elementary school to downtown neighborhoods is gaining momentum, according The Coalition for Public Education, a group of parents from the North End, West End and Beacon Hill. The group recently held a meeting with Mayor Menino and Carol Johnson, Superintendent of Boston Public Schools, to discuss specific options that Read More…

Community Real Estate Transportation

NEWRA Sets Agenda for May 13th Meeting

North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association Date: Thursday, May 13, 2010 Time: 7:00 PM Location:  Nazzaro Center 30 North Bennet Street May Meeting Agenda   Reports 7:00 PM – 7:20 PM •       President’s Report •       Honoring Bobby DeCristoforo •       Reports from City Hall: –  Nicole Leo, Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services –  Kathy Carangelo-McIsaac, Councilor Read More…