Monthly Archives: August 2010

North End Little Leaguers 1-1 in Tournament Play

North End Little Leaguers 1-1 in Tournament Play

The North End Little League team, coached by Al Vilar, was recently at it again playing in still another baseball tournament this season. This time around, the team ventured to Malden to participate in the Pacitti Cup Tournament, win or go home event game against the Dorchester Cedar Grove team. Both teams battled throughout...

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NEWRA Committee raise clean streets concerns

NEWRA Committee raise clean streets concerns

Some members of NEWRA Clean Streets Committee recently told DPW Assistant Commissioner Frank O’Brien that although a lot of time and effort has been placed in the neighborhood, the North End is still filthy. Residents noted that mechanic street cleaning is not getting the job accomplished because there is not any real enforcement in...

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Salem Street assault spurs warning

August 25, 2010
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A brazen assault of a North end woman in the early morning Saturday on Salem Street has prompted Boston Police to issue a warning for women to be careful after dark. The assault Saturday at 3:30 a.m. was described by police as an assault and battery on a Salem Street resident. Police withheld the...

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Hazmat trucking routes study underway

August 25, 2010
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NEWRA President Mark Paul advised residents at the group’s recent monthly meeting that there is an ongoing campaign to prevent hazardous cargo vehicles from passing through any North End street. Until a final decision can be made by the Federal Government based on a technical study to evaluate routes for these trucks, access is...

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St. Anthony’s Feast

A neighborhood celebration for 91 years, over the past 40 years, the St. Anthony’s Feast has grown from year to year almost without pause. What was once something exclusive to the residents of the North End who were largely Italian many years ago, has become the one event of the year in the neighborhood...

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Obituaries 08-25-2010

David Belliveau, 33 Of Revere, formerly of the North End. David M. Belliveau of Revere, formerly of East Boston and Boston’s North End, died unexpectedly on August 10 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett. He was 33 years old. Born in Cambridge, he lived his early years in Boston’s North End. He moved...

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Saint La Madonna Del Soccorso Di Sciacca is carried down the street during the 100th year of the Fisherman’s Feast.

Saint La Madonna Del Soccorso Di Sciacca is carried down the street during the 100th year of the Fisherman’s Feast.

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NEWRA Opposes new Salem Street Restaurant

August 18, 2010
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NEWRA Opposes new Salem Street Restaurant

There was only one voting item on last week’s North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association monthly meeting agenda and a presentation by newly appointed Boston Public Works Commissioner Joanne Massaro. Commissioner Massaro spoke for about 20 minutes and answered questions relating to her department’s responsibility, plans and goals. She noted that because of budget cuts, her...

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Craigslist Killer’s suicide, can it be called justice?

August 18, 2010
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North Enders throughout this neighborhood in discussions over coffee and to themselves watching the television news all had thoughts about the Craigslist Killer who apparently killed himself in his jail cell over the weekend. How he did it doesn’t matter. The deed has been done. He ended his miserable life rather than face life...

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Rash of Break-ins to be Discussed at NEWNC Public Safety Meeting

August 18, 2010
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Since the beginning of July 2010, District A-1 has been the scene of an increase in "Breaking and Entering" to North End/Waterfront homes and businesses according to Boston Police Sgt. Tom Lema. Although not officially confirmed, many residents believe the break-ins are the work of drug users. Break-ins and other crime related issues will...

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