Monthly Archives: October 2011

Tirella Receives Good Neighbor Award

October 25, 2011
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Tirella Receives Good Neighbor Award

Each month the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association Clean Streets Committee recognizes a local business or resident as a Good Neighbor for continuously cleaning the sidewalk and curb in front of their place of business or dwelling. Michele Tirella has been selected to receive the October 2011 award for her daily cleaning on several streets...

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Clean Streets Committee Still Battling Household Trash Problems

October 25, 2011
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Clean Streets Committee Still  Battling Household Trash Problems

The North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association Clean Streets Committee continues to do its part educating the community on how they can contribute to keeping neighborhood streets and gutters clean and how to properly put out trash and recycle during the designated hours, according to committee member Janet Gilardi. Many efforts and programs have been attempted...

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Government Center Garage Plans to Be Filed

October 25, 2011
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) expects the new owner of the Government Center Garage site will file a Project Notification Form (PNF) sometime before the end of the year, according to a North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee report. This will apparently trigger the commencement of the BRA’s Article 80 Large...

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North End Halloween Party and Parade

October 25, 2011
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The Madonna Della Cava Society will hold its 60th Halloween North End Party and Parade on Hanover and Battery Streets his weekend, Saturday, October 29 from 1-3pm with a rain delay on Sunday, October 30, same time, same location. The special spooking party is held in conjunction with the Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism...

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At the Museum of Science…

If you have an interest in ancient Italian history and culture then you need to get yourself over to the Museum of Science for the Pompei exhibit. Get a glimpse of daily life in Pompei before the explosion of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. There are hundreds of artifacts – even body casts – which...

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Bricco’s Seeks Take-out

One of local entrepreneur Frank DePasquale’s signature restaurants, Bricco, is seeking a take out license. The Hanover Street restaurant would like customers to be able to purchase food to go, bread and pastries, et cetera from a new bakery to be added to the premises. Mr. DePasquale has shown over the years that he...

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Biking the North End Closer to Reality

Within a few months, the city will be making public plans for a bike lane from Atlantic Avenue to Hull Street. In a way, this is a virtual revolution that is destined to change driving habits and the persona of the North End itself. While Atlantic Avenue to Hull Street by itself isn’t inclusive...

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Obituaries 10-25-2011

Ignazio ‘Jerry’ Catania North End Resident Ignazio “Jerry” Catania of Boston’s North End died peacefully in his home on October 12. He was 95 years old. He was the beloved husband of the late Catherine (Mirabella) Catania and is survived by many loving nieces and nephews, including Nicholas Catania, Richard Catania, Patricia Smith and...

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Greenway Reflection

Greenway Reflection

On beautiful fall days this fountain adds sparkle, movement, and reflection to the North End. According to the Greenway  Conservancy,“This  fountain harkens back to a century ago when a canal connected the harbor to important industrial operations.”A map from 1722, shows a canal, called the Mill Creek, running through this location.

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Happy Birthday, Josephine

Happy Birthday, Josephine

State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz congratulates life-long North End resident Josephine Gaeta who recently celebrated her 102nd Birthday.

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