Monthly Archives: June 2013

Ernesto’s Pizzeria

Ernesto’s Pizzeria

A mural of Frank Sinatra is shown on the security grate of Ernesto’s Pizzeria on Salem Street.

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DPW Has Re-surfaced Most of the Sidewalks on Salem Street

DPW Has Re-surfaced Most of the Sidewalks on Salem Street

City of Boston Department of Public Works (DPW) has re-surfaced most of the sidewalks on Salem Street. Reportedly, some new lighting is possible for the street in the near future.

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Public Comment Period Hearing for Government Center Project

June 26, 2013
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An extremely important public hearing was held by the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) regarding the potential development of the Government Center Garage by Bulfinch Congress Holdings, LLC. The meeting was held to discuss the Project Notification Form (PNF) filed with the BRA for the proposed development of the Government Center Garage located at One...

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Representative Michlewitz Endorses Richie for Mayor

June 26, 2013
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Mayoral candidate Charlotte Golar Richie has picked up the endorsement of State Representative Aaron Michlewitz whose district includes the North End/Waterfront community. “Charlotte is clearly the most qualified candidate in the field,” Michlewitz noted. “Her wealth of experience in the legislature, the Menino and Patrick administrations and in the non-profit world makes her uniquely...

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NEWRA Members Elect Officers

June 26, 2013
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At their June monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center, the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) elected officers. Once again Stephen Passacantilli was elected President, Philip Frattaroli was elected Vice-President and John Pregmon was elected Secretary. NEWRA is an elected community group that consists of twelve members.  

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Chamber Rekindles “Little Italy” Theme

June 26, 2013
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The North End Chamber of Commerce has rekindled the use of the label “Little Italy” on their taxi-top advertisement and official stationary. The Chamber is also planning a thirty-second commercial with the theme “My North End” for Comcast. The commercial will highlight what the North End businesses have to offer featuring various people and...

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It’s Time to Tackle Trash Problems

There are several Boston neighborhoods that would like to enjoy a three day trash pick-up that the North End has in place, but constantly abuses the perk. Household trash is consistently placed out on the sidewalks illegally by residents who could care less. At times there are televisions, refrigerators, mattresses, furniture, beer bottle cases...

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Don’t Forget to Vote-Today

Today, Tuesday, June 25, 2013 is the special election to replace former US Senator John Kerry in Washington DC. The eventual winner will serve a two-year term until the regular six-year term election is held. The Regional Review urges all Massachusetts registered voters to make the time to get to the polls to cast...

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NEAA Dodgers Ready to Defend Title

The NEAA Senior Dodgers (21u) opened defense of their Lou Tompkins All-Star Championship by thumping both Acton and Winthrop this weekend. The Dodgers opened in Acton and handed them a sound 7-1 loss. Greg Bilikas pitched 6 innings allowing only one hit and one walk. His pitching dominance was backed with rock solid defense...

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St. Anthony of Padua Procession

St. Anthony of Padua Procession

In celebration of Saint Anthony’s Feast Day, a procession was held from Saint Leonard Church through the streets of Boston’s North End. Over four hours, the statue of Saint Anthony was carried on the shoulders of dedicated worshipers accompanied by the music of the North End Marching Band. At the end of the procession,...

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