Monthly Archives: May 2013

Committee Seeks Improvements to Local Parks and Open Spaces

May 14, 2013
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More than 60 North End residents turned out for last week’s North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association Parks and Open Spaces Committee monthly meeting held at the Nazzaro Community Center. Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina and Boston Parks and Recreation Commissioner Antonia Pollak were invited to discuss several issues, concerns and answer questions relating to future...

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Voters Need to Turn out in Force

Now that the special election to nominate a Democrat and a  Republican candidate to compete for the U.S. Senate seat held by the late Ted Kennedy is over, it’s time for voters to decide who should represent them in Washington. Having a solid go to guy serving Massachusetts is extremely important for many reasons...

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Treat the North End Like Your Neighborhood

The warmer weather is finally here and not a moment too soon. People are now enjoying the various parks in the North End and especially the Greenway. Thousands of visitors are expected to visit, the North End to shop, dine and go to the many historical sites the neighborhood has to offer. North End...

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NEAA Little League Baseball

Game One: Tigers Vs Cubs On a glorious Saturday afternoon, the NEAA kicked off their 2013 Little League Baseball Season with the early season favorite Tigers playing against a very young but inspired Cubs team.  The Cubs surprised early, a thunderous double by Soto got the game started.  He later scored on a fielder’s...

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Obituaries 05-14-2013

John Colvario Retired Truck Driver John Colvario of Winthrop, formerly of the North End of Boston, died May 9 at the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Cambridge. He was 66 years old. Born in Boston, the beloved son of the late Madeline (Carterano) and Joseph Colvario, he lived in the North End of Boston before moving...

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Police Report North End Crime Down 25%

May 9, 2013
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Police Report North End Crime Down 25%

District A-1 Boston Police Captain Thomas Lee and Officer Ted Boyle were given a rousing round of applause relating to police actions following the Boston Marathon bombings at last week’s North End Public Safety meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. Residents presented them with BPD Boston Strong t-shirts. Captain Lee spoke about the...

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100th Birthday

100th Birthday

Lucy DeCristoforo, a life-long resident of the North End recently celebrated her 100th Birthday at the North End Spaulding Nursing Home with her family

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Nine Candidates Are Running in NEWNC Election

The following nine residents have filed papers to be candidates for the six open seats in the May 18, 2013 NEWNC election: A. Damien DiPaola, Lathrop Pl. B. Philip Frattaroli, Harris St.* C. Robert Gomes, Commercial St. D.  Maria Lanza, Commercial St. E. David Marx, Thacher St.* F. Jorge Mendoza, Stillman Pl.* G. Stephen...

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Mayor’s North End Coffee Hour May 15

May 9, 2013
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Mayor Thomas M. Menino and the Boston Parks Department will host the 15th annual neighborhood Coffee Hour in the North End on Wednesday, May 15 from 9:30-10:30am in Christopher Columbus Park. The popular coffee hour provides residents a unique opportunity to speak directly to the Mayor about open space and other needs in the...

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Standup and Be Heard

North End residents have a great opportunity not only to be heard relating to concerns facing the community, at the same time they can obtain first hand information on proposals that directly impact the neighborhood. Anything and everything that is requested to occur in the community goes before two neighborhood advisory groups that make...

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