Monthly Archives: August 2010

The tax free weekend

We urge all our readers and those who have major retail items to purchase to take advantage of the sales tax free weekend coming up. In this instance, the state legislature has done retailers a great service by taking away the tax in order to stimulate sales. By doing so, retailers will grab sales...

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NEWRA Continues August Meetings

August 4, 2010
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August is usually a very slow month for neighborhood meetings. For example the North End Athletic Association, North End Against Drugs, North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council and Friends of the North End Library will not hold their regular or committee meetings during the month. On the other hand the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association plans to...

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Legislature Approves Foreclosure and Mortgage Fraud Protection Bill

August 4, 2010
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Final consumer protection legislation has been sent to the Governor from the Senate and House that protects both homeowners and tenants from mortgage fraud and arbitrary evictions. Home foreclosure continues to rise in the Commonwealth in spite of the improving economy. "The economic climate has made it difficult for many residents to keep their...

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The Boston Foundation Supports NEAD

August 4, 2010
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North End Against Drugs has received a $2,000 grant from The Boston Foundation. The grant, part of the Foundation’s "My Summer in the City" Grant Program will be used to off-set the cost for Family Pride Week which is currently underway with events and activities scheduled through Sunday, August 7. "NEAD is very grateful...

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The perfect summer

Forgive us our obsession with the New England weather and its nuances. However, we are endlessly fascinated by the weather. Watching the weather and measuring its heartbeat is almost as interesting as being inside the chambers of the State House watching an expanded gambling bill die a horrible death on Beacon Hill. The summer...

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Obituaries 08-04-2010

Filomena Cutone, 90 Of Stoneham, formerly of the North End Filomena (Casciano) Cutone of Stoneham, formerly of the North End, died on July 28. She was 90 years old. She was the beloved wife of the late Michele Cutone; devoted mother of Antonietta Cutone and her husband. Guido, of Italy, Olga Berardinelli and her...

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