Monthly Archives: August 2013

Dodgers Pitcher Hurls No-hitter

Local Superstar Vincent Lopriore threw a no-hitter striking out 15 in a playoff game for the 21u NEAA Dodgers in the Lou Tompkins league. Lopriore was dominant with his blazing fastball, hard running slider and over the top curveball. The team from Maynard tried all different approaches to handle Lopi but nothing worked. “I’ve...

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Government Center Garage Plans Gaining Local Support

August 7, 2013
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Government Center Garage Plans Gaining Local Support

Development of the Government Center Garage has lingered for years with no resolve for far too long according to proponents for the newest proposal on the table submitted by The HYM investment Group. The multi-million, mix use project has the support of local elected officials, North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) conditionally. To date, the...

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Residents Call for More Police Presence

August 7, 2013
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Residents Call for More Police Presence

More police presence in the North End was clearly expressed by residents at last week’s District A-1 Boston Police Public Safety monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. Over fifty residents told sergeant Tom Lema that the greatest need in the community is additional police patrols especially to control the current growth of...

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There is a Boston City Council Race

While all the attention has been given to the Mayor of Boston race, let’s not forget there are Boston City Council at Large and District races as well. Surely, the race to become the City’s top politician deserves top billing but it is important to recognize there are many candidates seeking to serve on...

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Chamber Planning Many Community Endeavors

It should be noted that the North End Chamber of Commerce is making every effort to become more and more involved with community activities. One of the endeavors currently being planned is a major street clean-up in conjunction with the City of Boston involving Chamber members, volunteers and the Department of Public Works. The...

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Neaa Senior Dodgers Move into Final Four of Tompkins Tournament

The NEAA Senior Dodgers (21u) have moved into the final four for the Lou Tompkins All-Star baseball Tournament of Champions.  In order to get to the final 4, the Dodgers had to come out of a double elimination bracket that consisted of the #1, #4, #5 and #8 seeds. On Tuesday July 30,  the...

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Obituaries 08-06-2013

Rosario ‘Billy’ Balliro Decorated Korean Veteran, Revere Businessman Rosario C. “Billy” Balliro died at his Revere residence following a brief illness on July 23. He was 78 years old. Born and raised in Boston’s North End, he attended Boston Schools and entered the US Army during the Korean Conflict in September of 1952, serving...

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