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Volunteer Day

Volunteer Day

A Family Volunteer Day was held by the Greenway Conservancy on August 22. It featured a morning of gardening with kids, families and friends.

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Plaque of Appreciation

Plaque of Appreciation

Peter Bounassaro of the Thacher Street Club North End presented businessman Frank DePasquale with a plaque of appreciation for his continuous support of the neighborhood.

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Eliot School Hosts Innovative Summer Camp

Eliot School Hosts Innovative Summer Camp

C.A.S.IT. Inc. (Centro Attivita’ Scolastiche Italiane) in cooperation with the Eliot K-8 Innovation School and the Office of the Italian Consulate finished the first week of an Italian Immersion Summer Camp.  Maria Gioconda Motta, President of C.A.S.IT. Inc., and Traci Walker Griffith, Principal of...

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Permanent North End Dog Park in the Planning Stages

September 1, 2015
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Now that the successful dog park pilot program at DiFilippo Park is officially over, the well used facility will remain open while Responsible Urbanites For Fido (RUFF) continues to...

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NEWRA Supports Occupancy Change

September 1, 2015
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A request by Chris Young to change the occupancy at 27-29 Fleet Street from four to five apartments was supported by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) at their...

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Neighborhood Public Safety Meeting on Sept 3

September 1, 2015
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This coming Thursday, September 3 at 6pm District A-1 Boston Police will hold the North End Public Safety monthly meeting in the Nazzaro Community Center.  Part One Crime in...

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City Establishes New 311 Hotline

Bostonians are the eyes and ears of their communities. That’s why, in every neighborhood, I’m always asking residents what we can do better. I count on your responses to...

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Opinion

September 1, 2015
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Councilor LaMattina running unopposed District One Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina, whose district includes the North End and waterfront areas, will be unopposed in the 2015 municipal race. Serving...

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Downtown View:More Children Downtown. Now What?

Karen is taking a break. This column from January 2012 still has relevance three years later. New mayor, but same problem, and a new school in the North End...

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Can the Drug Epidemic be Stopped?

A heroin epidemic is running rapid  throughout every neighborhood in the City of Boston. It’s cheap enough and readily available at the drop of a hat. While police are...

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DCF Needs a Complete Overhaul

Governor Charlie Baker has publicly stated that the embattled Department of Children and Families (DCF) still needs to improve but he feels DCF is heading in the right direction....

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Friends of the North End Bocce Match

Friends of the North End Bocce Match

On Sunday morning THE FRIENDS OF THE NORTH END staged a bocce match featuring the ”Duffel Bags” against the Red Team. The Red Team made up of Gus Pesaturo,...

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Madonna Della Cava Society Annual Feast

Madonna Della Cava Society Annual Feast

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh marched with members of the Madonna Della Cava Society at its annual feast on Sunday, Aug. 9, in the North End. City Councilor Salvatore LaMattina...

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Crime Statistics Level in the North End

August 21, 2015
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Part One Crime statistics remained the same during the month of June 2015 as they did during June 2014 according to a report issued by District A-1 Boston Police....

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290 North Street Occupancy Change Withdrawn

August 21, 2015
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According to Boston Neighborhood Service Liaison Maria Lanza, a North End resident, the request by Patricia Muse and Leonardo Caruso to change the legal occupancy at 290 North Street...

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Pizzeria Regina Recognized for Community Support

August 21, 2015
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Last week, the Pizzeria Regina received special recognition from the city and state for their community support over 10 years for the North End Movie Nights held in DiFilippo...

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From Our Readers

Praises Simboli Commentary Dear Editor We are grateful to Marie Simboli for her heartfelt and candid exposure of the behind-the-scenes maneuvering of NEWNC and the workings of its closed...

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Striving to Create an Inclusive City for All

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh In July, we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA. ADA is a landmark piece of civil rights legislation....

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Downtown View:Is There Hope for Downtown Crossing?

Karen is taking a break. Here is a column from 2010. Isn’t it interesting how times have changed? Even though Downtown Crossing’s central location should make it a convenient...

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Mayor Committed to End Human Trafficking and Dealing with Climate Change

Organized by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences a conference to discuss human trafficking and climate change was held at Vatican City with leaders from around the world, including Boston...

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BRA Action Plan Addresses Concerns

Since last year, an independent review of the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) and an action plan to address concerns that were uncovered during the study have been announced. For...

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Sports 08-18-2015

Little League Report Highlights NEAA Dodgers Post 14-4 Record The NEAA 21U Dodgers wrapped up their regular season with a 15-0 thrashing of Waltham and secured the 2nd seed...

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Obituaries 08-18-2015

Co-founder of Bono’s Fruit & Produce at Haymarket Suare Anthony ‘Tony’ Bono, a 50-year resident of Revere, died following a long illness on August 6 in the Academy Manor...

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Spectacular

Spectacular

A snapshot from a spectacular sunset behind the The Greenway sculpture!

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