Monthly Archives: October 2010

NEAA Baseball Team evens record at 5-5

October 21, 2010
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Winning two weekend games 7-1 and 10-5, the North End Athletic Association Little League team (9-10 year olds) evened their record to 5-5 in the Medford Fall Ball League. In the first game (Saturday) the North End team broke out on top in the first inning with two outs, JC Pezzuto singled reached second...

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Hanover Street shines

The constant crush of humanity trekking from one end of Hanover Street to the other makes this neighborhood Boston’s busiest. When one considers how much less space there is in the North End than on Newbury Street and environs, for instance, the ongoing miracle of the North End is easier to understand. This is...

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Obituaries 10-21-2010

Victoria Lee Bova Of Revere, formerly of the North End Victoria Lee Bova of Revere, formerly of the North End of Boston, died on October 12. She was 50 years old. A former MBTA employee, she was the devoted mother of Ventura Malave of Revere; loving daughter of  Gilda (D’Iorio) and the late Joseph...

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Overall crime numbers flat in the North End

October 14, 2010
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Overall crime numbers flat in the North End

Boston Police District A-1 Captain Bernard O’Rourke and Sergeant Tom Lema presented crime information regarding the North End over the past 30 days at last week’s NEWNC Public Safety meeting held at the Nazzaro Community Center. In general, with the exception of breaking & entering, crime in the community has flattened out. No major...

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DPW year-round mechanical street cleaning plan meets some opposition

October 14, 2010
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DPW year-round mechanical street cleaning plan meets some opposition

It was the quiet before the storm at last week’s Public Works Department community meeting at the Nazzaro Community Center as plans were presented for year-round Mechanical Street Cleaning program in the North End. The program, geared towards keeping the neighborhood streets and curbs clean, is scheduled to begin during the first week in...

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NEWRA Committee seeks – Polcari Playground improvements

October 14, 2010
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NEWRA Parks and Open Space Committee discussed several neighborhood items at last week’s monthly public meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. Agenda items included working with Boston Parks Advocates to discuss community input on 2011 initiatives and a possible map project currently underway. BPA has neighborhood forums that provide valuable information on how...

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Fall Activities At Columbus Park

October 6, 2010
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Fall Activities At Columbus Park

It was a beautiful sunny and warm Saturday afternoon at Christopher Columbus Park on Boston’s Waterfront as hundreds of people enjoyed games, picnicking and playground activities. The park has been continuously active throughout the spring, summer and fall seasons with numerous programs, events and activities for both young and old. These included face painting,...

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Consistency…route to rodent control

October 6, 2010
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Just when it appeared that some headway was being made in the race to control the rodent problem in the North End/Waterfront community, another rat appearance took place. Returning home from shopping, life-long North End resident, Janet Gilardi informed the Review that a large size rodent ran under a parked car in front of...

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Will the State Senate race heat up in the North End

By Emily Stypolkowski Special to the Regional Review Although the election season has been relatively quiet in the North End thus far, some residents say that as November approaches, the state senate race has the potential to raise the volume. Due to the lack of competition on both sides of the political spectrum, the...

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Street cleaning a balancing act

Elected officials and residents are struggling over how to keep the streets clean year round and provide the residents with cars the maximum amount of legal street parking spaces on any day. City officials announced last week that the North End will be the pilot case for year round street cleaning starting on December...

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