Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Crowds, The Noise, The Congestion, The Laughter and Good Eating are Worth it

With the St. Anthony’s Feast nearly upon us (August 26-28), it is as good a time to take stock of the summer fading away and what it has brought us. It has been a good summer with solid business for nearly all the North End’s many businesses. Especially when one considers the difficulties of...

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Another Assault

The sexual assault over the weekend of a young woman walking home early in the morning of a new day is a reminder to us all that we live in the city and that in the city there are real nut cakes who are unable to control themselves. We are grateful that no one...

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Obituaries 08-23-2011

Phyllis Stevens Of Mission Hill, formerly of the North End Phyllis T. (Albanese) Stevens of Mission Hill, formerly of the North End, died on August 18. She was the beloved wife of the late Lt. Charles C. (BFD). For information and guestbook: www.gormleyfuneral.com. William J. Gormley Funeral Service 617-323-8600 - Carolina Indiciani Of Medford,...

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Boston Boxing Legend Tony DeMarco Releases Autobiography in North End

Boston Boxing Legend Tony DeMarco Releases Autobiography in North End

Event: Former undisputed Welterweight Champion, Tony DeMarco, receives Man of the Year award and releases his new autobiography. Date: Thursday, August 18, 2011 Time: Approximately 8:45 p.m. Place: Madonna del Soccorso “Fisherman’s Feast”, Fleet St. & Lewis St., North End, Boston MA Many people know him as “The Champ” or simply as Tony. Some...

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Public Restrooms Main Topic at Newra Meeting

Public Restrooms Main Topic at Newra Meeting

One of the agenda items at last week’s NEWRA monthly meeting was public toilets in the community, or lack of thereof. Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina was invited to the NEWRA meeting to discuss this issue which residents have reportedly expressed concerns. The Councilor told residents that he wanted to help out but needs...

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North End Pride Week Attracts Hundreds

North End Pride Week Attracts Hundreds

North End Pride Week, despite some weather setbacks, was still another terrific week-long event filled with something for everyone to do or participate in. Hundreds of people turned out for the numerous activities, events and programs. This event is a true North End tradition.

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NEAA Dodgers Teams Make the Playoffs

Sponsored by the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) the three Dodgers traveling Baseball teams put together a solid 2011 season. Each team played well enough to make the playoffs in the RBI Baseball League sponsored by the Red Sox. Ralph Martignetti who coordinated the Dodgers Baseball Program and coached as well said, ” The...

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The Summer of Our Discontent

Where did the summer go ? What has happened to the economic recovery ? How did the easy and seemingly pleasant and uneventful spring devolve into the plunging stock market and volatile mix of  bad economic news from around the globe ? At the beginning of summer everything about our lives in Boston appeared...

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Obituaries 08-16-2011

Rudolph Celani Of Revere, formerly of the North End  Rudoph F. “Rudy” Celani of Revere, formerly of the North End of Boston, died on August 6. He was the beloved husband of the late Wanda J. (Alunni); father of John of California, Edward and his wife, Eliane of East Boston, Wanda and her husband,...

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North End Family Pride Day a Huge Success

August 9, 2011
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North End Family Pride Day a Huge Success

North End Family Pride Day, part of North End Family Pride Week, was another huge success with hundreds of people showing up for the popular and largest attraction of the seven day neighborhood endeavor. Numerous agencies were represented including North End Against Drugs, North End Community Health Center, Museum of Science, STEP, Save the...

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