Monthly Archives: April 2013

Daffodil Day at North End Park

Daffodil Day at North End Park

The Friends of the North End Parks joined with the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and North End Beautification Committee for the 1st Annual Daffodil Day on Sunday, April 14, 2013. The event celebrated the beauty of Spring on the Greenway with daffodils, music, poetry and fun. City Councilor Sal LaMattina led the ribbon...

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Northender Injured Severely in the Marathon Bombing

Northender Injured Severely in the Marathon Bombing

The North End community is rallying around longtime North End resident Roseann Sdoia who was severely injured during last week’s Boston Marathon bombing. Friends and family of Sdoai have established a website on gofundme.com with the goal of raising $750,000 for Sdoai’s recovery. Already the group has raised $213,281 as of Monday. Sdoai was...

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Candlelight Vigil in the North End

Candlelight Vigil in the North End

North End City Councilor Sal LaMattina and State Representative Aaron Michlewitz during the candlelight vigil in the North End to honor the victims of last week’s Boston Marathon bombing.

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Two New North End Businesses Approved

The City of Boston Board of Appeal has approved a request to open a Pinkberry Frozen Yogurt store with take-out at 285 Hanover Street. NE Frog Pond LLC will operate the business until 11pm on weekdays and 12 midnight on weekends. In addition, the Board approved a request by Alvaro Sandoval to open a...

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Menino Probably the Most Popular Mayor Ever

In less than a year, a legacy will come to an end, as Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s 20 year reign as the city’s top elected official will come to an end. The five term mayor has always displayed willingness and dedication to make Boston a “World Class City”. He has certainly accomplished this...

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Parents Need to Talk to Teens Regarding Drinking

It’s vital that parents and teens sit down and talk about the risks of drinking. Discussing this topic with teens can be challenging, but being too strict could cause them to rebel. Open communications in a positive manner is a great way to start and makes it easier to come back to the topic...

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Obituaries 04-23-2013

Domenic Paternese North End Resident Domenic Paternese of Boston’s North End died on April 19. He was 97 years old. The loving husband of Gloria J. (Maccalone) Paternese, he was the cherished father of Brenda Corso and her late husband, Jerry, Donna Alessi and her husband, Richard, Michael Paternese and his wife, Anita, and...

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Dodecahedron Sculpture Reconfigured at Armenian Heritage Park

Dodecahedron Sculpture Reconfigured at Armenian Heritage Park

The Abstract Sculpture, a split dodecahedron, at the Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway was reconfigured on Sunday morning, April 7, 2013. The reconfiguration is the first time the sculpture has been changed since the park was dedicated in May 2012. The sculpture and its annual reconfiguration celebrates the immigrant experience – symbolic of...

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Board of Appeal Approves Salem Street Addition

April 16, 2013
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A proposal to build an additional story to 78-80 Salem Street to expand the first floor restaurant, Trattoria Pulcinella to the second floor was approved by the City of Boston Board of Appeal by a unanimous vote according to the owner’s Attorney William Ferullo. While owner Chris Young made all the necessary changes to...

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North Ender Hurling for Fitchburg State Falcons

April 16, 2013
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North Ender Hurling for Fitchburg State Falcons

North End resident Michael Martignetti is currently pitching for the Fitchburg State Falcons as a relief and sometimes spot starter on the 9-4-1 team. The Freshman, started his last game against Clark University hurling 5 solid innings, allowing 2 runs on 4 hits while striking out 4 batters. Michael is a product of the...

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