Monthly Archives: December 2011

NEAA Basketball at the Nazzaro Center

NEAA Basketball at the Nazzaro Center

Who needs the NBA!  The Nazzaro Center and the North End Athletic Association have teamed 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, provides basketball for all age of...

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The French Cultural Center’s “A Taste of Bordeaux” Dinner

The French Cultural Center’s  “A Taste of Bordeaux” Dinner

The French Cultural Center (located at 53 Marlborough Street) hosted “Le Tour De France Viticole 2011”, A Taste of Bordeaux on Monday, November 21st , for 130 guests at The Chilton Club. The sold-out  benefit raised funds for the Center’s “Accent on Success” after-school program, providing French language instruction at the elementary level for...

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NEWRA Committee to Address 4 Requests

December 23, 2011
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Four items of request are scheduled for discussion at the next NEWRA Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee meeting, according to co-chair David Kubiak. In addition, the committee will present brief updates on five matters of concern. The agenda will include the following: Laz Parking is seeking renewal of its condition use permit at the...

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Out with the Old; in with the New

It was a turbulent and tumultuous year in some parts of the world. In this nation, it was, above all, a year when we got more of the same rather than the dramatic change needed to alter our course. The economy improved just a bit but millions remain unemployed, businesses refuse to hire new...

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Obituaries 12-27-2011

Kayla Noel Walsh Everett resident Kayla Noel Walsh of Everett died unexpectedly on December 20 after a courageous battle with chronic illness. She was 22 years old. She was the devoted and caring daughter of Elena Cacciola-Walsh of Everett and Michael Walsh of Westwood; proud sister of Michael and Jenna Walsh, both of Everett;...

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Cooking in the North End: Since 1975, Buonopane Has Been Sharing Her Favorite Italian Recipes

Cooking in the North End: Since 1975, Buonopane Has Been Sharing Her Favorite Italian Recipes

Walk into the cooking section of any bookstore  and you’ll see Marguerite DiMino Buonopane smiling back at you. Buonopane, a legendary chef whom the Boston Herald called “the best cook in Boston’s North End” appears with arms folded on the cover of her own book “The North End Italian Cookbook,” now in fifth all-new...

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Thirty-two New Apartments Approved in North End

December 20, 2011
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Thirty-two New Apartments Approved in North End

All three requests before the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council monthly meeting received an 8-0 vote in favor of the applications. The Council favored zoning relief changes to four North End buildings including 51-53 North Washington Street the site of the former Joe Tecce’s Restaurant for Michele Holdings, LLC. Once the building is complete, all...

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Rep. Michlewitz Appointed Committee Chairman

December 20, 2011
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Rep. Michlewitz Appointed Committee Chairman

House Speaker Robert DeLeo has appointed State Representative Aaron Michlewitz, whose district includes the North End/Waterfront neighborhood, as Chairman of the Joint Committee on Election Laws. “I am truly honored to be named Chairman of the Election Laws Committee. I am excited to start working with the committee and to take on this new...

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Committee Calls for More Trash Enforcement

December 20, 2011
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Discussions on setting some priorities and goals for NEWRA Clean Streets Committee kept going in circles as the committee could not create any objectives. Household trash placement, dirty streets and much needed enforcement by the City of Boston Code Enforcement took up most of the discussion throughout the community meeting that only attracted about...

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Merry Christmas Happy Holiday

Christmas 2011 is days away. Most of us are busy preparing for the holiday. All of us this year are receiving a great present – the official end of the war in Iraq. Nine Christmas celebrations have come and gone since we invaded Iraq. Thousands of brave Americans died there and tens of thousands...

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