Monthly Archives: September 2011

Boston Police Address Crime Issues in North End

September 13, 2011
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Boston Police Lieutenant of Detectives Chuck Wilson, a former North End resident, told residents at a recent Public Safety meeting that the investigation of the sexual assault near Garden Court was ongoing and there are possible suspects in the case. He also advised residents to take precautions by being aware of their surroundings and...

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DiMasi Paying for His Mistakes

September 13, 2011
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Sal DiMasi will be going away to prison for at least 8 years following his sentencing in Federal District Court last week. His 16 minute “I am a broken man” speech to the court before sentence was announced by Judge Mark Wolf represented just about everything that was wrong about Sal’s defense of his...

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After the Memorial

September 13, 2011
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Many of us are left with the palpable feeling that we are a good and decent nation, with a good and decent people, following the dignified nationwide slate of memorials that were held to commemorate the lives of the dead and the sacrifice they made on September 11, 2001. It was also a day...

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Sal DiMasi

September 13, 2011
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The trials and tribulations of Sal DiMasi’s life are not so different from our own. We mean that all of us make decisions in our lives about how we will go forward in our lives. Sal made his and must live with them as we make ours and must live with them, too. In...

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Hanover Street Reprise?

September 13, 2011
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Last Thursday marked the first time in its modern history that the entirety of Newbury Street was shut down to automobile traffic in order to host a fashion-fine automobile extravaganza. Herb Chambers, the automobile tycoon and fashion maven, showed what he is all about, bringing to the street about 40 of his finest automobiles,...

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Obituaries 09-13-2011

September 13, 2011
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Louis Ficociello North End resident Louis Ficociello of Boston’s North End died on September 5. He was 83 years old. He was the beloved son of the late Marietta “Mary” (DeAngelis) and Benigno “Benny” Ficociello; cherished brother of Teresa Storella and her husband, Carmine of Medford, Gilda Liggiero of Medford, Evelyn Ficociello of the...

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Thank You, Whole Foods

Thank You, Whole Foods

ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) thanks Whole Foods Market on Cambridge Street for heading up the outstanding “Wish-List” fundraiser on Aug. 20 to increase supplies in the ABCD West End Emergency Food Pantry, located in the Boston Public Library at 151 Cambridge St. ABCD NE/WE NSC (West End Senior Center)...

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Q and A with Congressman Mike Capuano

Q and A with Congressman Mike Capuano

Congressman Mike Capuano represents the North End. He remains, after all these years, outspoken, independent and avowedly wed to the needs of the voters of this district. The following is a Q&A with Congressman Capuano conducted earlier this week with Josh Resnek of the Regional Review. Question: Your feeling about the economy today. Are...

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The End of Summer

The summer of 2011 is easing itself into the history books. It will go down as a summer marked by deepening discontent over the national predicament – which is, simply put – it appears we’ve come nearly the end of the line of leading lives continually spending and borrowing more than we have or...

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Obituaries 09-06-2011

Rose Marie Veloso Of Medford, formerly of the North End Rose Marie T. (Palazzolo) Veloso of Medford, formerly of the North End of Boston, died on August 30. She was the beloved wife of the late Abilio E.; devoted mother of Joseph M. Veloso and Marie N. Veloso, both of Medford and loving grandmother...

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