Monthly Archives: February 2013

Statistics Show NE Crime Down 16%

February 12, 2013
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District A-1 Boston Police started off on the right foot this year as crime in the North End is reportedly down sixteen percent during the month of January 2013, compared to January 2012 according to Commanding Officer Captain Thomas Lee. The Captain told about 25 or so residents that attended the Boston Police monthly...

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North End Trash Survey Results Released

With 305 responses, the North End Trash and Recycling Survey results are in. The majority of North End residents that completed the survey want to keep the current 3 days per week of trash pickups including only 1 day of recycling. However, most residents would support putting out their trash later the night before...

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Senator Petruccelli Named Committee Chair

Senator Anthony Petruccelli, whose district includes the North End, has been named by Senate President Therese Murray as Chair of the Joint Committee on Financial Services. Aside from the Ways and Means Committee, this is the second most important committee in the Senate. It appears the Senator is moving his way up the Senate...

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Spelling Bee Contest Winners Moving On

Congratulations to the local students that captured their local Spelling Bee contest at the Nazzaro Community Center and will move on to the Boston Finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee contest which will be held at the Rabb Lecture Hall at the Copley Square Library this March 16. The Regional Review was proud...

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Health Center Steps Up to the Plate

Thus far, the North End Waterfront Health (NEW Health) has provided two sessions of free flu shots to North End residents during a time of a nasty flu outbreak in Boston. During this time hundreds of localities received much needed flu shots. The Center should be commended for their immediate action to this serious...

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Obituaries 02-12-2013

Mario Cacici Of Boston’s North End Mario Cacici of Boston’s North End passed away unexpectedly and peacefully on February 1 with family by his side. His loving family includes his devoted sister and caretaker Anita Cacici of the North End and brother Bob Cacici and his wife, Marina, of Miami, Florida. He also leaves...

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State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz Sets Legislative Agenda for New Session

State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz Sets Legislative Agenda for New Session

State Representative Aaron Michlewitz set his legislative agenda for the new session, filing over 20 bills on various issues ranging from the Election Laws reform, gun control, increasing safety standards for highway tunnels, and eliminating unnecessary fees imposed on Boston residents. “These pieces of legislation are reflective of a wide variety of diverse issues...

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Citizens Bank Foundation Supports Paul Revere Association Project

February 5, 2013
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Citizens Bank Foundation Supports Paul Revere Association Project

Citizens Bank Foundation has made a $30,000 grant to the Paul Revere Memorial Association’s Capital Campaign. The Association has been raising funds and working on a phased construction effort to rehabilitate an abutting 1835 two-family structure located in Lathrop Place in the North End. Eventually the building will be turned into an Education and...

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Sen. Petruccelli Re-appointed Chairman of the Joint Committee on Financial Services

Sen. Petruccelli Re-appointed Chairman  of the Joint Committee on Financial Services

East Boston Senator Anthony Petruccelli was again appointed chairman of the second most important committee in the Massachusetts Senate aside from Ways and Means late last week. Petruccelli will serve Chairman for the Joint Committee on Financial Services. Senate President Therese Murray made Petruccelli’s appointment. ”Last Thursday I was appointed by the Senate President...

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Local Roots; An Urban Farmers Market Opens on Hanover St.

Local Roots; An Urban Farmers  Market Opens on Hanover St.

The words “local, sustainability and relationships” describe the experience that three native North Enders want to bring to the neighborhood with the grand opening this week of Local Roots Market on Hanover Street. Local Roots is an urban, farmers market where fruit is “fast food” and the specialized grocery is offering regionally sourced vegetables,...

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