Monthly Archives: December 2011

Obituaries 12-20-2011

Stanley Gizzi Of Melrose, formerly of the North End Stanley A. Gizzi of Melrose, formerly of the North End, died on December 12. He was the beloved husband of 56 years of Betty J. (Darrah) Gizzi; devoted father of Patricia Coburn of Melrose and Dennis M. Horgan and his his wife Carolyn of Wakefield;...

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North End Christmas Parade Attracts Hundreds

December 13, 2011
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North End Christmas Parade Attracts Hundreds

The holiday spirit was flowing and children’s faces were glowing when Santa Claus arrived at Puopolo Park by helicopter to participate in the 41st Annual North End Christmas Parade presented each year by the North End Athletic Association. Hundreds of North Enders residents and former North End residents and friends turned out for the...

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City Funding Requested for Park Repairs

December 13, 2011
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City Funding Requested for Park Repairs

Several topics were discussed at the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association Parks and Open Spaces Committee monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. Committee chair Ann Pistorio reported that the Snow Hill wall is finally completed and the City has started excavation for the new Tot Lot in DeFilippo playground which should be completed...

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Thirty-two Housing Units Supported by NEWRA

December 13, 2011
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Thirty-two Housing Units Supported by NEWRA

Michele Holdings LLC by a slim vote of 15-13 received support from the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association to create 32 units of housing in four different buildings in the North End. The site includes: 55 Cooper Street, 57-59 Cooper Street and 45-51 North Washington Street, formerly Joe Tecce’s Restaurant. Space will be made for...

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Clean Streets Committee to Set Goals

December 13, 2011
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Priorities and goals will be the topic of discussion at tonight’s (12/13/11) NEWRA Clean Streets Committee monthly meeting. The Committee has many items on their plate and they have been working hard to make some headway on many fronts. Chairman David Grant has asked members to present goals and priorities at the Tuesday, December...

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Businesses Call for Extended T Hours

December 13, 2011
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Boston bars and restaurants are calling for late-night weekend T schedules to beef-up business. They believe businesses are missing out on millions of dollars worth of customer spending when the T shuts down at midnight on weekends. Lawmakers are reportedly being pushed to extend subway service to 2am with the idea of the extended...

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The End of Occupy Boston

Mayor Thomas Menino did the right thing in the end, evicting without incident the remaining numbers of those who will go down in local folklore for many years to come as the Occupiers of Boston. As nearly everyone in Boston knows, the end did not come with a bang, as TS Eliot so brilliantly...

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Obituaries 12-13-2011

Thomas Malvarosa, Sr. Of Dorchester, formerly of the North End Thomas M. Malvarosa, Sr. of Dorchester, formerly of the North End of Boston, died on November 2. A Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department employee for more than 13 years, he was the beloved husband of Thomas M. Malvarosa, Jr. of Dracut, Nancy A. and her...

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Two North End Students Win Best-in-show at Recent Prestigious Furniture Competition

Two North End Students Win Best-in-show at Recent Prestigious Furniture Competition

Budding custom furniture makers Charles Ambriano, 21, and Juan Pablo Blanco, 28, took top honors in two different furniture making categories at the 16th annual Fine Furnishings & Fine Craft Show held recently in Providence, Rhode Island. Ambriano’s hand crafted drum table (shown) was awarded Best in Show for a traditional furniture piece created...

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Crime Continues to Drop in North End

December 6, 2011
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Crime Continues to Drop in North End

Crime in the North End continued to drop over the past 30 days according to a District A-1 Boston Police Report presented at a Public Safety meeting held last week in the Nazzaro Community Center. While auto theft went from none to three over this period, larceny from a motor vehicle dropped from twelve...

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