Monthly Archives: August 2011

New Cello Instructor Hired

August 9, 2011
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New Cello Instructor Hired

Emma Davis-Oeth has been hired as the new Cello Instructor at the North End Music and Performing Arts Center. “Emma’s enthusiasm, knowledge of teaching and her extensive performance experience will make her a great addition to our school and community,” said Sheri Snow Private Musical Instructor Coordinator. Emma recently finished her Master of Music...

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23 North End/Waterfront Eateries Participate in 2 Week Promotion

August 9, 2011
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More than 200 of the region’s best restaurants including 23 from the North End/Waterfront community will participate in Restaurant Week Boston scheduled between August 14-19 and August 21-26. Diners can take advantage of prix fixe three course dinners for $33.11, three course lunches for $20.11 and two course lunches for $15.11 in Boston’s Historic...

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Snow Hill Wall Demolition Completed

August 9, 2011
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The very heavy downfall didn’t wash out the NEWRA Parks and Open Spaces Committee monthly meeting held at the Nazzaro Community Center. Chairperson Anne Pistorio advised the committee of several things that have already occurred and others that are about to happen. She noted that two trees on Snow Hill Street and Cleveland Place...

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Night out Washed Out

Inclement weather dampened the North End National Night Out festivities scheduled in the Paul Revere Mall (Prado) on Hanover Street. Hundreds of people usually attend this annual event that features everything from a free BBQ to entertainment. Due to other activities scheduled during the week as part of North End Family Pride Week, the...

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Bike Sharing for Boston a Novel Transportation Venture

Going from place to place around downtown Boston and some of its neighborhoods on rented bicycles available at various locations is a novel idea whose time has arrived. Bicycling this city, or for that matter, any great city, gives one a better perspective on city life and the experience injects a bit of the...

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Playoff Round-Up

North End 10-Medfield 3 Spotting Medfield a three run first inning lead the North End came back scoring in every inning but the 1st for a 10-3 victory moving on to the next playoff round versus an 8-2 Newton Central. Starting pitcher Lorenzo Pantaleo struggled in the 1st and 2nd innings but along with...

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Obituaries 08-09-2011

Ralph Squillante Barber and Talented Percussionist Ralph Squillante of Medford, formerly of the North End of Boston, died on August 2 at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He was 80 years old. Born and raised in Boston’s North End, the son of the late Alfonso and the late Mary (DiMicchilo) Squillante, he was a US...

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It Was Not All Business: The North End Dodgers Took Time out from the Lafesta Baseball Exchange for a Little Fun

August 2, 2011
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It Was Not All Business: The North End Dodgers Took Time out from the Lafesta Baseball Exchange for a Little Fun

The North End Dodgers (13-15 year olds) Baseball team traveled to North Adams to participate in the 21st Annual LaFesta Baseball Exchange, a two game series both home and away. The North Adams team will travel to the North End the first week in August for two games at Puopolo Park during North End...

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Four Public Meetings Scheduled on Routes for Hazmat Vehicles

August 2, 2011
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Following several public meetings a City of Boston study and numerous comments and letters sent to MassDOT, four public meetings have been scheduled to discuss the possible City of Boston’s proposed Non-Radioactive Hazardous Material route on city streets. The City’s proposal to ban hazmat cargo vehicles from Boston’s streets, unless they have business on...

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House Passes Sales Tax Holiday Legislation: Tax Free Weekend Set for August 13 and 14

State Representative Aaron Michlewitz this week joined his colleagues in the Massachusetts House of Representatives in approving legislation that would allow a state sales tax holiday on August 13th and 14th of this year to encourage consumers to shop at local businesses across the state. “With folks across the Commonwealth continuing to struggle through...

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