Monthly Archives: November 2011

North End Teens Support Local Soldier

November 15, 2011
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A collection drive of goods and food, along with 55 personalized cards and letters created by the members of the Nazzaro Center Youth Program was recently mailed to North End soldier Ricky Scimeca who is currently serving his country in Afghanistan. “The response to this endeavor was overwhelming,” Center Director Carl Ameno said. Two...

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Election Results

Last week’s citywide election results prove that the times are changing and that the electorate is changing with them. The top two vote-getters in the citywide At-Large race were Ayanna Pressley and Felix Arroyo, two incumbents with extremely varied constituencies throughout the city. Although topping the ticket or coming in second in balloting doesn’t...

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Obituaries 11-15-2011

Anna Chirichiello North End resident Anna R. (Poupolo) Chirichiello of Boston’s North End died on Nov. 7. She was 84 years old. She was the daughter of the late Angelo Poupolo and Domenica (Bucci); beloved wife of the late Rocco J. Chirichiello; loving mother of John Chirichiello and the late Carol Settipane-Curran; grandmother of...

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Armenian Heritage Park Under Construction

Armenian Heritage Park Under Construction

Armenian Heritage Park, a gift to the City of Boston and the Commonwealth from Massachusetts Armenian-Americans, is under construction on the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston. For further information about the Park and the Party at the Other Park! – Fenway Park – to benefit the Endowment, please visit www. Armenian Heritage Park.net

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Crime Statistics Decrease 13 Percent in the North End

November 8, 2011
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Crime Statistics Decrease 13 Percent in the North End

Year-to-date crime figures in the North End have dropped 13 percent with 39 fewer incidents from January 1 to October 31, 2011, according to a report issued by Boston Police Captain Bernard O’Rourke, Commanding Officer District A-1. The Captain told residents at the NEWNC Public Safety Committee monthly meeting that crime statistics are down...

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Community Groups Seek Mall Repairs

November 8, 2011
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Community Groups Seek Mall Repairs

Once again discussions centered around the Paul Revere Mall (Prado) at last week’s NEWRA Parks and Open Spaces Committee monthly meeting held at the Nazzaro Community Center. Matt Black, a member of the Friends of the Prado, gave the committee an overview of the condition of the Mall which is on the Freedom Trail...

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NEAD Community Service Awards Winners for 2011

2011 Robert Decristoforo President’s Award: Matt Conti 2011 Barbara Decristoforo Senior Award: Lillian Ferullo & Mary Anne Tordiglione 2011 Emily Pugliano Public Service Award: Nicole Leo 2011 John Dexter Award Unsung Hero Award: Rebecca Griffin 2011 Uncle Fred Carangelo Organization Award: Friends of the North End Library 2011 N.E.A.D. Alumnus Award: John Pagliuca 2011...

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Get Out and Vote

Today is Election Day and if you are a registered voter you should get out to vote. Although no political positions directly representing Beacon Hill, Back Bay and the North End are being contested, Tuesday’s municipal election features a very hotly contested At-Large City Council race. Beacon Hill’s city council representatives, District 8’s Mike...

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The Turning Back of the Clock

This weekend marked the turning back of our clocks one hour as all of us know. That one hour taken away causes the sunset in the weeks to come near to 4:30 p.m. – a truly ungodly hour for a sunset. What’s worse is the hour of sunrise. At this point in time, we...

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NEAA Basketball at the Nazzaro Center

Who needs the NBA!  The Nazzaro Center and the North End Athletic Association are teaming up once again to provide the neighborhood with one of the best in-house basketball programs in the city.  Bigger and better than previous years, the Small Fry League, as it is generally called, will consist of three divisions covering...

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