Monthly Archives: March 2012

Commercial Trash Pick-up Times Discussed

March 8, 2012
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While discussions centered around a Home Rule Petition that would regulate commercial trash collection times throughout the City of Boston, no official suggestions were determined at a recent Boston City Council hearing. The Home Rule Petition was filed by Councilors Felix Arroyo and Mike Ross based on numerous complaints by residents, including North End/Waterfront...

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Thirty Local Eateries Participate in Upcoming Restaurant Week

March 8, 2012
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Thirty North End/Waterfront eateries are participating in Restaurant Week Boston, more than last year’s participants. Restaurant Week takes place March 18-23 and March 25-30 and features, prix fixe three course dinners for $33.12, three course lunches for $20.12 and two course lunches for $15.12. Prices are per person and exclude beverages, tax and gratuity....

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The Winter That Wasn’t

The Winter of 2012 is almost history and there has been virtually no snow, no freezing cold for weeks at a time, no parked cars buried in the drifts nor are their mounds of trash buried in the ice that usually collects along the gutters and on the sidewalks. All of this translates into...

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Sal in Rhode Island

Former Speaker of the House Sal DiMasi has requested the court to consider his request to make his recent transfer to a federal facility in Rhode Island a permanent thing. Why not, we wonder? What would be the problem with allowing Sal to be in a Rhode Island lock-up instead of being in a...

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Obituaries 03-06-2012

Father Emery Parillo OFM Franciscan Priest Father Emery Parillo, OFM died on February 16. He was 82 years old. Born in Boston  to the late Jennie (Verderico) and Dominic Parillo on June 20, 1929 as Dominic Parillo, he entered the Franciscan Province of the Immaculate Conception on July 14, 1947.  He made his first...

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