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Saying Goodbye

Saying Goodbye

After almost 30 years of public service, including 11 years as District One Councilor, Sal LaMattina retired. LaMattina delivered his farewell address at the city council meeting.

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Mayor Walsh Sworn in to Serve Second Term:Promises Opportunity to Every Resident in the City

Mayor Walsh Sworn in to Serve Second Term:Promises Opportunity to Every Resident in the City

By Beth Treffeisen On New Year’s Day morning, Mayor Martin Walsh took his oath of office, and was sworn into his second term as the 54th Mayor of Boston in front of a large crowd filled with residents, supporters, faith leaders and elected officials...

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Edwards to Keep Focused on People as District 1 Councilor

By Seth Daniel If Monday’s inauguration is any indicator, don’t expect new North End City Councilor Lydia Edwards to be all that distracted by the pomp and circumstance of City Hall. A veteran of department-level work in the Hall for a few years, Edwards...

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BPS Decides Not to Change School Start Times

By John Lynds In a letter to Boston Public School (BPS) families, BPS Superintendent Tommy Chang announced that the school department would not implement the proposed change to school...

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LaMattina says Farewell in Speech Before the Council

Councilor Sal LaMattina represented the north slope of Beacon Hill for many years and was the current councilor for the North End, East Boston, and Charlestown . By John...

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Congratulations to Our Elected City Officials

We offer our congratulations to our city officials who were sworn into office this past week. Public service is not easy these days. In an era of limited resources,...

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Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour

Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour

In his fourth neighborhood trolley tour, Mayor Marty Walsh continued the tradition with a stop in the North End on Sunday afternoon. Kids of all ages came out to...

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NE Library Holiday Open House

NE Library Holiday Open House

By Patricia Sabbey The Friends of the North End Library delivered holiday sparkle to the neighborhood at the recent celebration at the library. Musical entertainment was provided by the...

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New Year’s Eve Fireworks Returns to Boston Harbor

By Matt Conti Get your party hats and noisemakers to ring in 2018 because New Year’s Eve fireworks are returning this year to Boston Harbor. The 40-year tradition is...

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North Station Area Mobility Action Plan Released

By Phil Orlandella A long awaited North Station Area Mobility Action Plan dealing with possible major traffic conditions has been released by the City of Boston. The plans for...

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New Light Shows at Greenway Carousel

By Phil Orlandella Through January 1, 2018, at The Greenway Carousel, a New Light Show timed to some of your favorite holiday songs will be held. It’s a nice...

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Renovation and Reopening of Saint Leonard Church

By Bennett Molinari and Richard Molinari  Saint Leonard Church recently underwent a much-needed year-long renovation project. The multi-million-dollar project, completed in December, is one of the most extensive restorations...

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East Boston Savings Bank’s Annual Holiday Auction Nets $75,000 for Local Charities

East Boston Savings Bank’s 32nd Annual Holiday Auction raised over $75,000 for local charities. EBSB employees, family, friends and vendors gathered at the Danversport Yacht Club where items donated...

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Italian-American Christmas Concert Set in North End

The Saint Leonard Choral Society accompanied by The North End Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Dan Drzymalski will perform its annual Christmas Concert on Saturday, December 16...

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Santa Claus to Visit North End on Dec 17

By John Romano Santa Claus will be making his annual helicopter ride from the North Pole to the North End on Sunday, December 17. Festivities begin at 2 p.m....

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Holiday Quilt Show on Display at City Hall

By Phil Orlandella The Proper Bostonian Quilters Holiday Quilt Show is now on display at Boston City Hall through December 29 in the Scollay Square Gallery on the third...

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R.U.F.F. News and Notes

North End Dog Park Opens – December 16 With much excitement and gratitude, we are proud to announce the opening of the new official North End Dog Park. Responsible...

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In Brief

By Phil Orlandella Boston Alumni Engagement Campaign Underway The first-ever Boston Public Schools (BPS) Alumni Engagement Campaign, aimed at connecting former BPS students of all ages with networking and...

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Opinion

By Phil Orlandella Society takes pride in their holiday event Saint Agrippina to DiMineo Benefit Society held its 23rd annual Christmas program for North End children this past Sunday...

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How We’re Supporting Small Businesses During the Holidays to Keep Our Neighborhoods Thriving All Year Long

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh I grew up in a neighborhood of hardworking families, where everything seemed within reach. It was thanks in large part to our incredible small...

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A New Community Center Would Be Great

North End residents are being asked by Public Facilities about building a new or repairing the community center on North Bennet Street. It appears, and is mainly agreed on,...

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Police Make Quick Arrest Relating to the North End Incident

District A1 Boston Police swung into immediate action responding to a 911 call from a woman claiming she was indecently assaulted by a male subject in the North End...

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Holiday Trellis Lighting Draws Thousands

Holiday Trellis Lighting Draws Thousands

On Monday, Nov. 20 thousands gathered in Boston’s Christopher Columbus Park to celebrate the start of the holiday season with the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park during the 15th...

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Hanover Street Fire Claims Two Lives

Hanover Street Fire Claims Two Lives

Last week’s a three-alarm fire at 282 Hanover Street was caused by careless disposal of smoking material in the second-floor bedroom according to the Boston Fire Department that responded...

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