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Tyler Orlandella Named All-Star and Runner of the Year

Beverly High School student, Tyler Orlandella, granddaughter of former North End residents Mary (McGonagle) and Phil Orlandella, has been named Girls Track All-Star and Runner of the Year. Tyler won the 2006 State all around gymnastic championship and many gymnastic awards and honors before changing over to track and field and other related events....

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Ward 3 Dems Endorse Passacantilli, Kelley for City Council

The Ward 3 Democratic Committee has voted to endorse Stephen Passacantilli for the District One City Council race.  The Committee voted 23 to 1 to endorse Passacantilli, a North End resident and member of the Ward 3 Democratic committee. District One encompasses East Boston,...

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Boston Children’s Museum Receives National Leadership Grant to Directly Support School Readiness Through Partnerships

Grant and Launch of New Website Enhance the Capacity of Museum and Library Educators to Support Children and Families Boston Children’s Museum recently received a National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services dedicated for School Readiness through Partnerships: Museums, Libraries...

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NEAD Family Fun Festival-A Week-Long Event

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) will hold its Family Fun Festival, a week-long schedule of activity starting on Tuesday, August 1 with the Emile Pugliano/Bobby D. DeCristoforo neighborhood family...

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NEAD Family Fun Festival Cruise Scheduled for July 31

By Phil Orlandella North End Against Drugs (NEAD) will hold its annual Emily Puglianol/Bobby D. DeCristoforo Boston Harbor Boat Cruise on Monday, July 31 with boarding at 7 PM...

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Greenway News and Notes

As usual, the Greenway Conservancy has scheduled numerous events, activities and programs for the general public to enjoy individually or with friends and families. The Greenway has put together...

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Opinion

By Phil Orlandella Sen. Boncore/Rep. Michlewitz help create Greenway partnership Senator Joseph Boncore and Representative Aaron Michlewitz, whose districts include the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, took part in the...

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From Our Readers

Fake Monks Harassing People for Donations Dear Editor My long time friend and North End condo owner, Matt Ackley, never gets mad. In fact, when piles of trash are...

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Imagine Boston 2030: Lifting Everyone Up

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh “We will listen. We will learn. We will lead.” That is a promise that I made to Bostonians after being sworn in as the...

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Our Opinions

Endeavor to rekindle New Year’s Eve firework display Bringing back Boston Harbor New Year’s Eve fireworks display would be a terrific achievement especially for North End/Waterfront residents, the business...

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Mayor Signs $3.15 Billion City Budget

Mayor Signs $3.15 Billion City Budget

Mayor Martin J. Walsh signed the City’s $3.15 billion Fiscal Year 2018 budget, which through strong fiscal management and strategic savings initiatives allows for further investment in quality City...

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Partnership Formed

Partnership Formed

By Phil Orlandella A highly welcomed private-public partnership to provide financial support for the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway that draws thousands of visitors and residents from abutting neighborhoods in...

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Legendary Restaurant Supplier is Moving:Eastern Bakers Supply Holds Relocation Sale

Legendary Restaurant Supplier is Moving:Eastern Bakers Supply Holds Relocation Sale

By Cary Shuman Robert “Bobby” Kalustian knows restaurants. And if you own or have owned a restaurant in the region, you know Robert Kalustian. For 71 consecutive years, Kalustian’s...

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North End/Waterfront Health Center Funding in the State Budget

State Representative Aaron Michlewitz and Senator Joe Boncore joined their colleagues in the Massachusetts Legislature in approving the state’s $40.2 billion budget. Among the many spending priorities highlighted in...

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Boston Harbor Ferry Study Now Underway

By Phil Orlandella Traffic congestion in the City and up and down the North and South Shores has created a high rate of volume over the past several years....

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Greenway News and Notes

The Greenway Conservancy reached a landmark new agreement with MassDOT, the City of Boston and A Better City (on behalf of over 20 Greenway-abutting private properties) to establish a...

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North End Public Safety Metting

By David Marx Boston Police District A-1 provided an update on recent neighborhood crime incidents, summarized below, at the July 2017 North End Public Safety Meeting. Aggravated Assaults (2)...

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Sponsors Needed for the NEAD Family Fun Festival

By Phil Orlandella North End Against Drugs (NEAD), for the 28th consecutive year, is attempting to provide numerous free events for all North End residents, families, teenagers, single adults...

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Inspectional Services Approves Two Requests

By Phil Orlandella Boston Inspectional Services Department Board of Appeals approved a request by Patrick Maloney to construct a roof-top deck with additional egress on top of existing structure...

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Edwards Endorsed by Unions

32BJ SEIU, representing 18,000 property service workers in the Massachusetts, Boston Teachers Union, representing 10,000 education professionals, and SEIU Local 888, representing over 8,000 public service workers and higher...

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West End Library Schedule

A full schedule of events and activities are scheduled at the West End Library, 151 Cambridge Street. For details call 617-523-3957. And The Oscar Goes to…A Film Series-Wednesdays at...

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Opinion

By Phil Orlandella Passacantilli the right choice for District 1 Councilor District 1 Boston City Councilor candidate Stephen Passacantilli, a life-long North End resident, without question has the necessary...

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Native American Mascots Not Disrespectful

State legislation that will prevent Massachusetts from using native American mascots is not a great idea. Mascots are not meant to be a negative way of demeaning native Americans...

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Family and Medical Leave Bills Should Move Forward

Several bills relating toward creating a comprehensive paid family and medical leave insurance program is currently at the State Legislature waiting for action to be taken. Members of the...

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