Monthly Archives: February 2011

Obituaries 02-15-2011

Thomas D’Ambrosio Founder of Painting by D’Ambrosio Thomas D’Ambrosio of Medford, formerly of Boston’s North End, died at his home following a sudden illness. He was 67 years old. Mr. D’Ambrosio was born in Boston, the son of the late Angelo and Angelina (Taglieri) D’Ambrosio and was a graduate of Christopher Columbus High School,...

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DeFilippo Playground Improvements Meeting to be Held

DeFilippo Playground Improvements Meeting to be Held

-By Phil Orlandella A long awaited community meeting to discuss and plan for the renovations of DeFilippo Playground which abuts Prince and Snow Hill Streets has been scheduled by the City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department, and will take place at 6:30p.m. at the Nazzaro Center on Wednesday, February 9. Numerous residents and...

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Four Items on NEWRA Agenda

-By Phil Orlandella Four voting items are scheduled to be discussed at the next North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association’s monthly meeting scheduled for Thursday, February 10 at 7pm in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. Three requests entailing changing closing hours to 1am, a beer and wine license transfer with no closing hour...

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Rep. Michlewitz Named Vice-Chairman of Transportation Committee

-By Phil Orlandella State Representative Aaron Michlewitz, whose district includes, the North End/Waterfront neighborhood has been appointed Vice-Chairman of the Joint Committee on Transportation for the 2011-2012 Legislative Session by House Speaker Robert DeLeo. The 3rd Suffolk District is a major sector for the transportation industry, of which, the impact of the Commonwealth of...

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Hanover Street, Again

An article in Saturday’s Boston Globe has once again suggested, as we have many times, that Hanover Street needs a makeover in order to meet the challenges of the future. More and more, Hanover Street becomes busier and busier, more crowded with tourists, visitors and with residents, some who prefer that Hanover Street does...

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Obituaries 02-08-2011

Pauline Aloise Of Medford, formerly of the North End Pauline (Montefusco) Aloise of Medford, formerly of Boston’s North End, died on January 30. She was the beloved wife of the late Pasquale “Pat” Aloise; devoted and loving mother of Frances Janet Alviti and her husband, Arnold “Arnie” Alviti, of Medford; dear sister of John...

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Nazzaro Center Presents Artwork Awards

Nazzaro Center Presents Artwork Awards

-By Phil Orlandella Over 40 boys and girls ages 6-14, all members of the Nazzaro Community Center participated in an award ceremonystemming from a month long artwork contest held in conjunction with the Public Action for the Arts and Education agency. Each Participant was given a small piece of plywood, donated by Jim Shampine...

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North End Student to Participate in Statewide Spelling Bee

North End Student to Participate in Statewide Spelling Bee

Once again the Nazzaro Community Center will be sending one of its members to the Statewide Spelling Bee being held at Faneuil Hall. This year Shona Ortiz a sixth grade student at St. John School will do the honors with a chance to move onto the National Championship in Washington DC. “This the first...

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Bono Family Supports NEAD Family Dinner

-By Phil Orlandella North End Against Drugs will hold another Family Dinner/Family Talk with a special Italian meal prepared by Mary and John Romano consisting of macaroni, meatballs, sausages, salad and Mary’s world famous eggplant. Cookies will be served for desert and a guest speaker will discuss topics of the day. “All North End...

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Survey Says…North End Flowing with Liquor Licenses

-By Phil Orlandella North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association has released a survey tracking the number of alcohol licenses in the neighborhood as of January 18, 2011. The survey indicated there are 31 C.V. 7-day full liquor licenses, 41 C.V. 7-day beer, wine and cordials licenses and 18 C.V. 7-day beer and wine licenses, a total...

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