Monthly Archives: July 2010

Pizzeria Regina named best in Boston

Pizzeria Regina named best in Boston

By John Lynds On Monday, during the final taping of the Food Network’s new show ‘Food Feuds’ the network named Pizzeria Regina, the pizzeria that started in the North End and grew to 15 restaurants comprised of 13 fast-service, high-volume pizzerias under the Regina name, best pizza in Boston. The Food Network said it...

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Snow joins NEMPAC staff

July 20, 2010
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Snow joins NEMPAC staff

North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) recently announced that Sherri Snow has joined their staff as the new PMI Coordinator. NEMPAC offers affordable private music instruction lessons in guitar, voice, violin, percussion, piano and many more instruments. The local organization also provides scholarships and participates in many concerts and other performance providing...

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Glenn steps down as NEMPAC Instructor

July 20, 2010
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North End Music and Performing Arts Center President John Romano recently announced that after two-years as Personal Music Instructor Coordinator Sarah Glenn has stepped down from this position. "Glenn has more than doubled the program’s capacity in a short time," Romano said. "We are truly grateful for all that Sarah has accomplished for NEMPAC...

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North End Pride Week August 1-8

July 20, 2010
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North End Family Pride Week (Aug. 1 to Aug. 8), eight days of activities, events, games, BBQ, concerts, movies and much more, is the biggest event held in the neighborhood. The 21st annual event will be held in memory of life-long resident and community activist Robert "Bobby D" DeCristoforo. This special community event hosted...

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NEAA Dodgers post 7-1 record

July 20, 2010
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Some sloppy early inning defense saw the NEAA Dodgers give up 6 second inning runs to the Jamaica Plain Angels at Puopolo. Seeking their 6th win of the season, the Dodgers played catch-up and eventually took a 10-8 lead after 4 innings. Starting pitcher Mike Martignetti struggled through the early innings but held the...

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Mayor shows strength with his view prevailing

A developer hoping to place a casino in South Boston along the waterfront was told last week, point blank, by Mayor Menino that such a project and development would never have a chance of being built there as long as he was the mayor – no matter what. This type of unequivocal treatment of...

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Fires lessen the sting after recent string of fires

The 17.5% raise recently granted to the city’s firefighters after tremulous debate becomes less a bone of contention following two serious fires on Beacon Hill and another serious fire in Charlestown. A man jumped from the third floor of a burning Beacon Hill building on Phillips Street and the burning of DeLuca’s Market was...

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Obituaries 07-20-2010

Josephine Strazzullo Of New Hampshire, formerly of the North End Josephine R. Strazzullo of Portsmouth NH, formerly of the North End of Boston, died on July 11. She was the beloved wife of the late Vincent Strazzullo who died on March  20, 2010; devoted mother of Roberta A. Santangelo and her late husband, Raymond...

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Cooling off at the local pool

July 14, 2010
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Cooling off at the local pool

Over 90 degree weather sent hundreds of North End residents directly to the Mirabella Pool on Commercial Street to cool off and get some rays. Open until the end of August, the pool is the most popular and used facility in the neighborhood. The pool offers several swimming lessons and a refreshment stand. Registration...

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NEWRA amends two policies

July 14, 2010
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NEWRA amends two policies

Two policy amendments were voted on and passed at last week’s North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association monthly meeting held at the Nazzaro Community Center. Following a lengthy discussion, NEWRA members, by a vote of 27-4 amended the Association’s Alcohol License and License Transfer Policy, paragraph 13 (b) Hours of Operation by 1, replacing the words...

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