Monthly Archives: August 2012

North End Dodgers Take Home All-star Baseball Senior Championship

The North End Dodgers went into the Lou Tompkins All-Star Baseball Tournament of Champions as the #1 seed. In order to win the championship the Dodgers were going to need to win three games in three days against three stellar opponents. Led by the pitching of Greg Bilikas and Ryan Colbert and the all-around...

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Obituaries 08-14-2012

Theresa Cappello North End Resident Theresa (Pennachio) Cappello of the North End of Boston died on August 3. She was the beloved wife of the late Matthew Cappello, Sr. and loving mother of Matthew Cappello, Jr. and his wife, Patricia C. Cappello of Boston and Terri and her husband, Scott White of Cambridge. She...

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High Gear Jewelry Awarded Best of Boston 2012

High Gear Jewelry Awarded Best of Boston 2012

High Gear Jewelry on Hanover St. was honored once again at the Best Costume Jewelry Shop by Boston Magazine for 2012. Now celebrating 22 years in business in the North End, owner Merille Wolfson continues to adorn her many loyal customers. High Gear is known for it’s impressive and ever changing selection of jewelry...

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Residents Call for Larger Noise Fines

August 7, 2012
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City Councilor Sal LaMattina has prepared an ordinance to increase fines for loud noise in the City of Boston up to $300. On many occasions and at numerous neighborhood meetings residents loudly complained about the outrageous noise stemming from roof-top parties and people passing through the community during late night and early morning hours....

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Councilor Lamattina Files Nuisance Ordinance

August 7, 2012
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Public nuisance problems continue to plague the North End, especially on weekends but things appear to be getting somewhat better as Boston Police have concentrated more patrols in and near hot spots residents have identified. In addition, District One Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina has filed a nuisance control ordinance that if enacted will...

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Shooting Near Greenway Still Under Investigation

August 7, 2012
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Boston Police continue to investigate the shooting death of a man in the Waterfront area near the Boston Harbor Hotel and the New England Aquarium. Shots took place near the Greenway. The victim was taken to Tufts Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. After police responded to a report of shots fired, they...

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Young Couple Create Disturbance in Playground

August 7, 2012
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Two young unidentified people, who appeared to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs, delayed the monthly Boston Police Public Safety meeting by about forty minutes until police resolved the problem. First they were spotted on a bench in the Polcari Playground acting strangely and a local resident waiting for her children to...

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North End Crime Statistics Down, Again

August 7, 2012
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Sergeant Tom Lema, following a disturbance that delayed this month’s Boston Police Public Safety meeting, presented crime statistics based on the past 30 days. Once again the crime numbers were down in the neighborhood according to a report handed out at the community meeting held at the Nazzaro Community Center on North Bennet Street....

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The Long Hot Summer

The scorching heat of the past weekend and of the week before has left the neighborhood very, very hot. In fact, as all of us are completely aware, this has been a long hot summer – perhaps the hottest in recent memory. In other parts of the nation, states are experiencing drought conditions this...

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Obituaries 08-07-2012

Stephen Summa Of Chelsea, formerly of the North End Stephen R. Summa of Chelsea, formerly of the North End of Boston, died on July 25 after a long illness. He was the son of the late Gaspar and Helen (Forte) Summa of the North End; devoted father of Gina and Steven Summa; loving grandfather...

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