Monthly Archives: September 2011

NEAA Youth Soccer

September 27, 2011
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NEAA Youth Soccer

About 60-70 youth registered for the Soccer Program which will take place at both Langone and Puopolo Parks on Commercial Street.

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Monica’s Receives Good Neighbor Award

September 27, 2011
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Monica’s Receives Good Neighbor Award

The North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association Clean Streets Committee recently presented  their “Good Neighbor” Award to Monica’s on Richmond Street. Each month the committee selects a local business that continuously helps keep the neighborhood clean by sweeping the sidewalk and curb in front of their place of business. Committee members presented the award to Jorge...

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NEAD Community Awards Banquet/October 21

September 27, 2011
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North End Against Drugs (NEAD) is seeking nominations for its Community Awards Banquet. “Nominees must be deserving individuals, businesses or organizations who have made  living, working or playing in the North End better,” President John Romano said. Only one person can be nominated in each category. Form on page 8. The Banquet is scheduled...

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Paul Revere House Receives Funds Needed for Repairs

September 27, 2011
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In an attempt to repair ongoing storm weather infiltration at the historic Paul Revere House and the adjacent Pierce/Highborn House located at North Square, the oldest public square in the United States, the National Park Service, US Department of the Interior has awarded the Memorial Association $543,000. The funding will also be used to...

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Hanover Street in the Fall

September 27, 2011
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A walk down Hanover Street when the leaves are falling and it is still warm enough to be in short sleeves at the end of September makes life worth living. A stroll through Paul Revere Park with a mixture of people – old locals and gawking tourists – seated playing a card game or...

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Sal DiMasi

September 27, 2011
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For the North End’s Sal DiMasi, the former Speaker of the House, things are going from bad to worse. Last week, Judge Mark Wolf ruled that he must give himself up and report to prison on November 16. DiMasi will not be allowed to stay out on bail – a free man- while his...

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The Patriots

September 27, 2011
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That was a fabulous game, the Patriots loss to Buffalo with three seconds to go. The Pats were 7 point favorites. So if you bet based on the victory they achieved the week before, that’ll teach you…to bet. There is always next week.

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Obituaries 09-27-2011

September 27, 2011
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Alec Alexander Retired Boston Police Officer Alec J. Alexander of Boston’s North End died on September 21. He was 91 years old. A US Marine Corps veteran of World War II and a retired Boston Police Officer, he was the beloved son of the late Alessandro and Ella (Schiavone) Alexander; loving husband of Maria...

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Thanks for the Beautiful Flowers

September 20, 2011
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Thanks for the Beautiful Flowers

Neighborhood flower boxes cascade into perfection this time of year. Here’s a big, “Thank You!” to the gar­deners who have provided color and beauty for neighbors and visitors to enjoy.

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Hanover Street Take-out Restaurant Supported by NEWNC

September 20, 2011
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Hanover Street Take-out Restaurant Supported by NEWNC

A request by Philip Consolo for zoning relief to change a former Hanover Street bakery (Lyndells) to a small take-out restaurant and a request for a 7-Day Common Victualler License was supported by the NEWNC 7-0 at their monthly community meeting. The new 227 Hanover Street, Hot Tomatoes establishment will also provide delivery and...

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