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Christmas Tree Celebration at Top of Hanover Street in North End [Photos]

Christmas came to the Gateway of the North End at the corner of Hanover and Cross Streets with a tree celebration featuring Santa, carolers and refreshments. The North End Beautification Committee sponsored the event for the third year. Hot chocolate and cookies were donated by Caffe Paradiso. The tree and decorations were funded by the Read More…

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Christmas Tree Event with Santa on Cross Street Plaza – December 6th

Kick off the North End Holiday Shopping Stroll, at the Cross Street Tree Event! The North End Beautification Committee Christmas Tree Event with A visit from Santa Friday, December 6th, 2013 6:00 p.m. ~ 7:30 p.m. (Corner of Cross and Hanover Streets) Stop by for Hot Chocolate and Cookies !! We are a community-based volunteer Read More…

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North End Beautification Committee Update and Request for Donations

As Halloween slowly approaches us, The North End Beautification Committee (NEBC) pilot program which began Memorial Day weekend has proven to be a great success! This pilot program partnered with Work, Inc. and the Dept. of Public Works to beautify the streets throughout the North End. The primary goal of this program is to collect Read More…

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Volunteers Beautify Cross Street Plaza with New Plantings [Photos]

An early morning crew of volunteers came out on Saturday to fill the new, large planters as part of the beautification of the Cross Street Plaza. Coordinating on the project were members from the North End Beautification Committee and the Friends of the North End Parks. FOTNEP previously added a thousand pansies in the tree Read More…

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North End Beautification Committee Clean-up Program Gets Underway

As previously reported, the North End Beautification Committee (NEBC) has developed a 12 week pilot program with Work, Inc. and Boston Public Works to beautify the streets throughout the North End. The primary goal of this program is to collect any litter on the sidewalks and street curbs and also to clean and wipe down Read More…

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North End Beautification Committee Kicks Off Pilot Program to Clean North End Streets

The following news comes from the North End Beautification Committee. The North End is one of Boston’s busiest districts, thanks to all the wonderful restaurants, cafés, shops and historic points of interest including the Freedom Trail, Old North Church, Paul Revere’s House, and Copp’s Hill Cemetery. The North End Beautification Committee (NEBC) has developed a Read More…

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Video: 1st Annual Daffodil Day on the Greenway’s North End Parks

Video: 1st Annual Daffodil Day on Sunday, April 14, 2013 hosted by the Friends of the North End Parks, Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and North End Beautification Committee. Highlights: Ribbon cutting by City Councilor Sal LaMattina Musical performances by the Boston String Academy Spring daffodil poem, read by Grace Abbott See the article and daffodil photos from this Read More…

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1st Annual Daffodil Day on the North End Parks Celebrates Spring [Photos]

The Friends of the North End Parks joined with the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and North End Beautification Committee for the 1st Annual Daffodil Day on Sunday, April 14, 2013. The event celebrated the beauty of Spring on the Greenway with daffodils, music, poetry and fun. City Councilor Sal LaMattina led the ribbon cutting Read More…

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Thank You & Improvement District Plans From the North End Beautification Committee

For the second year in a row, the North End Beautification Committee funded a Christmas tree and streetlight pole wreathes in the North End for the holiday season. We also held a special tree lighting event at the Christmas tree on the corner of Hanover and Cross Streets. The North End Beautification Committee is a Read More…

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Beautification Committee Lights Christmas Tree on Hanover & Cross Street Corner

The North End Beautification Committee held a special tree lighting event at the beautiful Christmas tree on the corner of Hanover and Cross Streets. This is the second year that the NEBC has funded the tree and streetlight pole wreathes in the North End. Santa arrived in a horse-drawn carriage to the delight of many Read More…

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Join the North End Beautification Committee for a Tree Lighting on December 7th

This is the second year that the North End Beautification Committee is decorating the North End streets for the holidays. New this year is a special tree lighting on Friday, December 7, 2012, 6:00 pm at the corner of Hanover and Cross Streets. The tree lighting is the same night as the Buon Natale Holiday Read More…

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NEWRA Meeting Report: North End Beautification, Capping Alcohol Licenses, Support for “Bottles” and 5 Tileston St.; 92-96 Salem St./3 Wiget St. Withdrawn

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association, NEWRA, held its monthly membership meeting at the Nazzaro Community Center on November 8, 2012. The following is a summary of the issues heard and votes taken. NEWRA President Jim Salini took the gavel for the first time after October’s annual meeting and elections. He said that among Read More…