Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Snowstorm’s Residue

All of us have noticed the huge amounts of snow that fell on us, and the giant snow piles created by plows with virtually nowhere to put it. Automobiles in our neighborhoods on some streets will not move for the remainder of the winter due to the sheer weight and volume of the snow...

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Obituaries 01-18-2011

Giuseppe ‘Joseph’ Guarino Of Medford, formerly of the North End Giuseppe “Joseph” Guarino of Medford, formerly of Boston’s North End, died on January 7. He was the beloved husband of Luminosa (Moscarito) Guarino; devoted father of Joanne Guarino and Raymond Guarino, both of Medford; dear brother of the late Gelsomina, Adelina, Regina and Marcello...

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Neighborhood sees a Slight Increase in Crime

Neighborhood sees a Slight Increase in Crime

-By Phil Orlandella Crime in the North End/Waterfront community was up slightly over the past year and over the last 30 days. Reportedly, the increase during both timeframes were due to a period where a wave of break-ins were occurring more frequently. However, no major crimes, like homicides, sexual assaults or deaths occurred. December statistics...

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North End Featured at Special Showing

-By Phil Orlandella The North End will be featured at a rare and exclusive showing of photographs, advertisement, postcards, architectural drawings and other bids of ephemera at the Otis House Museum, 141 Cambridge Street. Curator Lorna Condon will explain the memorabilia and guide the way to a tour of the historic 1796 mansion, which...

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Ad Campaign Aimed at Curbing Underage Drinking

Mayor Thomas M. Menino today announced that the City of Boston, in partnership with Patrón Spirits is initiating a month-long “Underage Drinking Prevention” campaign in January to remind people not to serve or provide alcohol to minors. The initiative will include advertising materials and messages from the national “We Don’t Serve Teens” campaign, sponsored...

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Obituaries 01-11-2011

Salvatore ‘Fernando’ Cardone North End resident Salvatore “Fernando” Cardone of Boston’s North End, died on Monday, January 3. He was 78 years old. The cherished son of the late Angelina (Gabuzza) and Mario Cardone, he was the loving brother of Rose Rossi, Irene Pasto, and Paul, Victor, and Sebastian “Sibby” Cardone and is also...

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Prepare Your Shovels

All the local weathermen and ladies agree – there is a major storm bearing down on us and preparing to land along the length of our coast and inland beginning late Tuesday and lasting through Wednesday. We urge all homeowners and business owners to clear your sidewalks and walkways or to face the possible...

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Mayor Thomas Menino

Mayor Thomas Menino is again recovering from yet another operation. This time, it was to correct difficulties he was having with one of his knees. As the mayor said succinctly in a Boston Globe piece on his health over the weekend, nearly everything he has faced in the past few years has been more...

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Nightmare in Tuscon

It is being pieced together what exactly caused Jared Lee Loughner to kill six people and to wound 13 others at a public get-together for Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. We would like to think it was a simple insane act by an insane man but we know it runs deeper and is more ominous...

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A Look Back

A Look Back

Back in the 60s and 70s, the comb played an important role in the North End as depicted by the two young men shown above. Being well groomed anddapper was the norm back in the good old days, especially on the North End’s main street, Hanover Street. Every Sunday morning, the men of the...

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