Monthly Archives: November 2010

A special day for the Previte Family

A special day for the Previte Family

It was a great day in the life and times of the Previte Family of the North End recently when their newborn son Aidan Nicolo Previte was christened at St. Leonard’s Church by Father Antonio. It was a November 21 that will stand for the rest of Aidan’s life as a most special day. Shown...

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Mother Anna’s receives a recognition award from NEWRA’s Clean Streets Committee

November 30, 2010
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Mother Anna’s receives a recognition award from NEWRA’s Clean Streets Committee

NEWRA Clean Streets Committee recently presented John Caparella owner of Mother Anna’s on Hanover Street with their Good Neighbor Recognition Award for helping to keep the community clean by consistently cleaning the sidewalk and curb in front of his place of business. John told the Review he was honored to receive the recognition award....

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NEWRA membership drive underway

November 30, 2010
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NEWRA membership drive underway

A 2011 membership renewal drive is underway by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association which currently has a reported membership of 350. NEWRA is a neighborhood volunteer group that addresses issues and requests that directly affect the community. The non-profit group meets monthly on the second Thursday of each month at 7pm in the Nazzaro...

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NEAA North End Christmas Parade Dec. 12

November 30, 2010
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For the 40th year, the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) will conduct its annual North End Christmas Parade with the arrival of Santa Claus by helicopter at Puopolo Memorial Park on Commercial Street. The holiday event will be held on Sunday, December 12 at 1pm and features many characters like Donald Duck, Mickey Mouse,...

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Obituaries 11-30-2010

Benedict Lentini Had 25-year career at Mass State Lottery Benedict C. “Ben” Lentini, a 60 year resident of Everett, formerly of Boston’s North End, died on November 18 following a brief battle with cancer at Boston’s Brigham & Women’s Hospital. He was 82 years old. He was an alumnus of the Franciscan Seminary School...

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Mendoza family hosts fundraiser for Eliot School

November 22, 2010
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Mendoza family hosts fundraiser for Eliot School

Another successful fundraiser to benefit the Eliot School, organized by the Mendoza family, took place at their restaurant Vinoteca di Monica on Richmond Street. Last year, the Mendoza family hosted event raised $17,000 for the Charter Street School to purchase supplies and equipment. This year $20,000 was raised for a two-year total of $37,000....

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NEWRA says no to Bricco expansion

November 22, 2010
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NEWRA says no to Bricco expansion

Despite full support from abutters and other residents, the committee voted to oppose a plan by Frank DePasquale to expand Bricco Restaurant into the adjacent property he purchased from Nobile Insurance. The NEWNC also supported the request by a 10-0 vote. It appears that residents were concerned with additional noise on Hanover Street. "Bricco’s...

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NEWRA Clean Streets Committee seeks co-chairs

November 22, 2010
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NEWRA Clean Streets Committee seeks co-chairs

Several topics were discussed at the recent NEWRA Clean Streets Committee meeting including the announcement co-chairs Naomi Paul and Patricia Thiboutot are stepping down after a two-year stint on the active committee. The co-chairs were recognized by Councilor Sal LaMattina, DPW Assistant Commissioner Frank O’Brien, NEWRA’s new president Stephanie Hogue and every committee member...

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Remembering the way it was – The Evening News with Walter Cronkite

November 22, 2010
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Remembering the way it was – The Evening News with Walter Cronkite

I first met Walter Cronkite in the early afternoon, November 22, 1963. I was 13 years old. We met briefly on the day that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. I was a newly minted freshman at Ocean City High School, built high on a hill overlooking the Atlantic in 1912...

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Thanksgiving 2010

Everything about our lives and about the well-being of our nation has been put in question by the nagging recession that has cost so many jobs and our belief in the banking system and even our belief in our ability as a nation to overcome economic adversity. With Thanksgiving upon us, we agree there...

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