Monthly Archives: June 2010

The World Cup

Some of us who try to appreciate the grandeur and the tradition of World Cup Soccer have been experiencing difficulty in watching and listening by the buzz-saw of irritating noise caused by the vuvuzela, a plastic trumpet available to any and all fans. ESPN and ABC are trying to make adjustments to their broadcasts...

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Little League Report

Indians Number One With the Tigers on their tail and the Red Sox close behind, the Indians with coach Al Vilar at the helm, captured the 2010 NEAA/Nazzaro Center Majors Baseball Championship. Other games during the week… Sox 10-Indians 7 The ongoing battle between the Red Sox and Indians for first place went to...

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Obituaries 06-16-2010

Antonette Crugnale North End resident Antonette C. (Passero) Crugnale of Boston’s North End died on June 6. She was 67 years old. She was the loving daughter of Lena (DiAngelis) and the late Nicholas Passero; beloved sister of the late Vincent A. Passero; cherished aunt of Niki Ann Laakso of Wisconsin and Vincent A....

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What the future holds

June 10, 2010
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If media activity in the Boston Globe regarding Don Chiofaro’s dream and the future of the Greenway as expressed in the coming Armenian Memorial is a measure of what is to follow, then we are in for very interesting times along the North End Waterfront. First, Chiofaro. During the past three weeks we have...

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NEWRA Committee addresses parks and playground issues

June 10, 2010
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A thunder storm cleared the neighborhood just in time for localities to make their way to the Nazzaro Community Center for the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association Parks and Open Spaces Committee’s monthly meeting last Tuesday evening. About 10-12 residents turned out for the neighborhood meeting to discuss several current issues. Chairperson Anne Pistorio told...

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NEWRA Opposes Hazmat Traffic in Community

June 10, 2010
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Votes to express the opinions of the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association in regards to hazmat vehicles traveling through the neighborhood and plans for the Greenway District will be taken at the group’s June 10, 2010 monthly meeting to be held at the Nazzaro Community Center at 7pm. NEWRA is expected to overwhelmingly vote to...

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Firefighters offer inadequate

Let’s face it. If Boston’s firefighters were asking for a 19% raise and the economy was flying and unemployment was low and business expansion was robust, would anyone care? But the economy is retrograde. It is weak and ineffectual when compared to three years ago. In fact, the national economy and the local economy...

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Majors season coming to an end

June 10, 2010
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Regular season baseball for the NEAA/Nazzaro Center Majors will conclude this week and the playoffs will begin. An All Star Game will also be played. Indians 10-Cardinals 8 In a very competitive up and down battle, between the Cardinals and the Indians, saw 18 runs cross the plate as the Tribe beat the Cardinals...

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Obituaries 06-09-2010

Edward Francis DiCenzo Retired Boston teacher and Army Reserve Colonel Edward Francis DiCenzo of Boston’s North End died on June 1. He was 80 years old. Mr. DiCenzo was a teacher in the Boston Public Schools for more than 30 years and was a retired Colonel in the Army Reserves. He was the son...

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MBTA announces $22 million in accessibility improvements to Science Park/West End Station

MBTA announces $22 million in accessibility improvements to Science Park/West End Station

MBTA General Manager Rich Davey joined elected officials and members of the West End community at the Science Park/West End Station Thursday to announce $22 million in accessibility improvements to the station, including the construction of two elevators that will provide access from a new street level lobby to the train platforms at the...

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