Monthly Archives: September 2012

Resident’s Association Supports Three Requests

September 18, 2012
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A new CV 7-Day malt and wine license, a malt and beverage addition and the transfer of a take-out license were all supported by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) at their monthly meeting held last week. In addition, NEWRA guest speaker was Senator Anthony Petrucelli whose district includes the North End/Waterfront. NEWRA also...

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Cannoli Robbery in the North End

September 18, 2012
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The North End has had its share of crime in the past but there has never been an armed robbery for a cannoli until last week when Boston Police responded to a call at 3:38am on Thursday, September 13 for a person with a knife at Bova’s Bakery on Salem Street. Police found Robert...

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Bartlett Place Improvements in the Making

September 18, 2012
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Potential plans to make public use of the City owned section of Bartlett Place was discussed at a recent meeting scheduled by the City of Boston Public Works Department held at the Nazzaro Community Center. Numerous residents attended the public meeting to hear the City’s plans and to offer suggestions for the estimated $110,000...

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Traffic, Again

September 18, 2012
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Saturday afternoon in the North End and all was well. Thousands of strollers and tourists crowding the sidewalks. Many more sipping coffee at cafes or waiting in long lines to get into favored restaurants. At Mike’s, the line was so long and so thick with people, strollers had to go off the sidewalk into...

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Obituaries 09-18-2012

September 18, 2012
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Pasquale ‘Pat’ Coppola Retired Herald Delivery Driver and Teamsters Union Representative Pasquale A. “Pat” Coppola of St. Petersburg, Florida, formerly of Boston’s North End, a retired Boston Herald Delivery Driver, died on September 13. He was 91 years old. Mr. Coppola was employed in the Delivery Department of the Boston Herald for more than...

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Hundreds of Students Move into the North End

September 11, 2012
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Hundreds of Students Move into the North End

Saturday, September 1 was a busier than usual day in the North End, as hundreds of college students began moving in. Some of the streets were crowded with U-Haul, Hertz and other types of vehicles, but the movement did not create any major disturbances as in the past. North End residents could be seen...

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Flames Gut Cooper St. Building

September 11, 2012
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Flames Gut Cooper St. Building

Boston Fire Fighters responded to a four-alarm fire, last Tuesday evening about 11pm, at 26 Cooper Street in the North End. A woman was seriously burned as she desperately ran through the flames to exit from her, third floor apartment. She was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital for treatment according to EMS and fire...

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Remembering September 11, 2001

September 11, 2012
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The more that time passes, the more we tend to forget the stark terror and horrible outcome of the terrorists attacks which killed so many, while at the same time awakened the nation to the worldwide terrorist threat. The passing of time, however, doesn’t dim the memory of just how bad this attack was,...

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Fighting Cancer with a Walk

September 11, 2012
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The neighborhoods in and around downtown Boston, including our own, were crowded Sunday with walkers and many, many observers and silent participants doing their thing to raise money for the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk. According to the Jimmy Fund, approximately $7.5 million was raised for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and 8500 men...

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Obituaries 09-11-2012

September 11, 2012
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Angelo ‘Gabe the Painter’ Virgilio North End Resident Angelo G. “Gabe The Painter” Virgilio of Boston’s North End died on August 31. The beloved husband of Lucy (DiOrio), he was the devoted father of Donna Marie Virgilio, Peter C. Virgilio and Elizabeth, all of the North End; dear brother of the late Anthony Virgilio...

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