Monthly Archives: July 2011

Hazmat Cargo Truck Route Called For

July 19, 2011
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State Representative Aaron Michlewitz and State Senator Anthony Petruccelli, who both represent the North End/Waterfront community, have taken the lead in advocating that the Massachusetts Department of Transportation uphold the City of Boston’s proposal that vehicles carrying hazardous materials through city streets are potentially dangerous and should be banned. Several neighborhood meetings have been...

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North End Safety at an All Time High Considering Crowds

The Boston Police statistical report on crime in the North End as reported in last week’s Regional Review tells quite a remarkable story. If you live here or work here, the statistics ring true. The North End remains one of Boston’s safest and relatively crime free neighborhoods, all things considered. The crime report does...

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Freshman Dodgers Lose/Make Playoffs

While the NEAA Freshman Dodgers Baseball team lost their final game to the Nationals 10-7, they posted a 4-6 season record good enough to make the playoffs. Both teams failed to score in the 1st inning. Robert Pagliuca made a spectacular defensive play keeping the game scoreless. The Dodgers scored first in the 2nd....

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Obituaries 07-19-2011

Charles Lepore Retired Boston School Custodian Charles D. Lepore of Boston died on July 8. A US Army veteran of World War II, he was a retired Boston Public School custodian. He was the beloved son of the late Raffaele and Rosina (Maffeo) Lepore; devoted brother of Alfred Lepore of Boston, Americo Lepore of...

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Police Flyer Calls for Less Noise

A first of its kind handout calling for people to be courteous to North End/Waterfront residents by keeping the noise level down when visiting the community, especially late night and early morning hours. “Boston Police A-1 officers are distributing the flyers encouraging individuals to enjoy the North End and everything it has to offer...

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Crime Down in North End

Crime Down in North End

North End/Waterfront crime statistics are down from year to date and over the last 30 days, according to a District A-1 report presented by Boston Police Captain Bernard O’Rourke. O’Rourke told residents at the NEWNC Public Safety monthly meeting in the Nazzaro Community Center that crime statistics have been basically down over the past...

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NEAD Receives Grant for Summer Programs

North End Against Drugs has received a Boston Foundation Grant of $7,500 as part of the My Summer in the City Funding Initiative to collaborate with R.O.C. to show a Family Movie Night at DeFilippo Playground (Gassy). In addition NEAD will team up with North End Music and Performing Arts Center to conduct three...

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NEWRA Monthly Meeting July 14

NEWRA will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, July 14 at 7pm in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. The agenda includes: Presidents’ Report, summer party update, Clean Streets Committee, Parks and Open Spaces Committee and Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee reports. There will be only one agenda item that requires a...

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The Dead of Summer

It is the dead of summer, that moment in our lives and in the life of the summer when there is as much summer in front of us as behind us. For those of us who love the heat, who love the summer, who wait for it all winter and who yearn for it...

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North 2 South Classic Baseball Series Played

Last season the North 2 South Classic saw both teams win home games in Little League competition sponsored by State Representative Aaron Michlewitz. This year the results were just a little different as the North End team managed a 4-4 tie at home but lost a close 1-0 game to the South End team...

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