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North End National Night out

North End National Night out

The 2014 National Night Out held in the North End attracted hundreds of participants to the Paul Revere Mall (Prado) during North End Pride Week. Many activities, events and educational programs were held along with a free BBQ.

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Mayor Praises Gun Legislation

August 14, 2014
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The House and Senate made history with the passage of comprehensive gun safety legislation that will make neighborhood, streets and homes safer places to live, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh noted in a prepared statement. “With this legislation, the Commonwealth will once again be a...

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75 New Liquor Licenses Exclude North End

August 14, 2014
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It appears that the North End/Waterfront neighborhood will not be affected by legislation passed on Beacon Hill that would allow 75 new liquor license in the city. The bill, part of a broad economic package, clearly restricts the neighborhood from obtaining any of these...

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Mayor Set Sights on Correcting Unsolved Homicide Cases

August 14, 2014
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In an attempt to deal with the alarming 336 unsolved homicides, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh is moving forward to resolve the decade old problem which he inherited. The...

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Substance Abuse and Recovery Bill Passes

August 14, 2014
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Substance abuse and recovery legislation has been passed by the Senate and House that will change the way Massachusetts will address and treat addicts and assist families that are...

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Clock Stopped Ticking on 4am Closure Plan

August 14, 2014
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The Wednesday, July 31 deadline for passing bills in the state legislature ran out, the clock also stopped ticking on part of a bill that would have created a...

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Our Opinions

Getting illegal guns off the streets is a must Getting illegal guns off of Boston streets has to be given more priority by Mayor Martin Walsh and the Boston Police...

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A Month in the Country

Karen is taking her first break since beginning to write in this space. She is offering some of her most remarked-upon columns for you to enjoy again. (first published...

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Obituaries 08-12-2014

Louis ‘Gigi’ Capozzi North End Resident, formerly of Revere Louis A. “Gigi” Capozzi of the North End of Boston, formerly of Revere, died unexpectedly on August 3. He was...

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First Sunday

First Sunday

The First Sunday Afternoon at the Park for Families and Friends will be hosted by the American Heritage Foundation on the Greenway with games for kids, special guests, live...

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Philip’s Salon Receives Good Neighbor Award

August 8, 2014
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Philip’s Salon Receives  Good Neighbor Award

Philip’s Salon on Hanover Street has been selected by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) has received the August “Good Neighbor” Award for their work in helping to keep...

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Old North Foundation Songs of Liberty Concert

August 8, 2014
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Old North Foundation Songs of Liberty Concert

Essex Harmony, an auditioned Danvers-based mixed chamber specializing in “Singing School” early American choral music and contemporary American choral music, founded in 2006, will perform at the next Old...

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NEAA/Hill House Little League Ousted in Semi-finals

August 8, 2014
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Although the NEAA/Hill House 10-year-old Little Leaguers won their way into the Mayor’s Cup baseball tournament semi-finals, they found themselves against a very strong South End team and were...

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Numerous Activities Scheduled for Pride Week

August 8, 2014
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There are still many free activities and programs planned for the rest of the week as part of North End Against Drugs 25th annual North End Family Pride Week...

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Give Veterans a Shot at Working

Providing summer jobs in the building trades for gang members in partnership with the unions has many drawbacks despite all the rhetoric put forth by Mayor Martin Walsh. “Operation...

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If Everything Falls into Place, Boston Should Host Summer Olympics

Mayor Martin Walsh has set his sights on having Boston named as the host city of the 2024 Summer Olympics and is actively promoting the city with the governing...

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Mayor Endorses Arroyo Candidacy

Former Boston City Councilor and unsuccessful mayoral candidate Felix Arroyo has been endorsed by Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh in the race for Suffolk County Register of Probate and...

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Miracles Do Happen

Dear Editor: Two and a half years ago I was in a coma for five days following surgery. After the fifth day I woke up to find my family...

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The Society of San Rocco Procession

The Society of San Rocco Procession

The Society of San Rocco held their 2014 procession on Sunday, July 20th through the streets of Boston’s North End. Portuguese dancers from Rancho Folclorico de Peabody accompanied the...

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BWSC Scheduling North End Repairs

August 2, 2014
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Starting late August or early September, Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC) will begin major improvements to drains, sewers, excavated repairs, non-excavated repairs, point repairs, pipelining placement and lining...

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NEWNC Member Pushes for July Public Safety Meeting

August 2, 2014
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The July 3 Boston Police North End Public Safety Committee monthly meeting was canceled because police had too much to do dealing with Fourth of July activities, North End/Waterfront...

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North End Family Pride Week Set for August 4-10

August 2, 2014
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A wide range of free activities and events have been scheduled for this year’s 25th North End Against Drugs/Nazzaro Community Center North End Family Pride Week in memory of...

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Public Library Returns Fence to Blacksmith’s Family

August 2, 2014
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Several years ago, (2007) an ornate iron fence surrounded the North End Library, 25 Parmenter Street. During renovations of the library, the iron fence built by blacksmith George D’Addario...

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National Night out to Be on August 5

August 2, 2014
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A great community event National Night Out (NNO) will take place at the Paul Revere Mall (Prado) with a wide-range of free activities and a BBQ. Each year North...

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