Monthly Archives: September 2013

Captain Lee, Sergeant Lema and Officer Boyle Should Be Commended

September 17, 2013
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District A-1 Boston Police Commanding Officer Captain Thomas Lee, Sergeant Thomas Lema and Officer Ted Boyle do an admirable job working with North End/Waterfront residents and the business community making the neighborhood the safest area in the City of Boston. Official reports indicated the neighborhood crime rate (part 1) have dropped 22 percent since...

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LaMattina Calls for Public Safety Study

September 17, 2013
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Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina has suggested that the Mayor and the Boston City Council conduct a study that would combined the North End/Waterfront and Charlestown neighborhoods into one police district with its own captain. The Councilor has raised the idea in both communities at public hearings. Stemming for residents calling for better police...

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Gigi Reppucci in the Flower Pot Garden at the Polcari Playground

September 10, 2013
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Gigi Reppucci in the Flower Pot Garden at the Polcari Playground

Life-long North End resident Gigi Reppucci in the flower pot garden at the Polcari Playground next to the Nazzaro Center. Gigi, on a daily basis waters and preserves the flowers which he set up in the playground.

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Residents Call for Better Police Response

September 10, 2013
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Residents Call for  Better Police Response

Lack of police response, late police response and the attitude of some police responders was expressed by North End residents at last week’s Boston Police Public Safety meeting held at the Nazzaro Community Center. Over 50 residents turned out for the monthly meeting with many of them complaining about this situation to Commanding Officer...

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North End Chamber of Commerce Honors Commissioner Davis

September 10, 2013
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North End Chamber of Commerce Honors Commissioner Davis

North End Chamber of Commerce guest speaker Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis received a standing ovation at the business communities monthly meeting for his outstanding job as Boston’s top-cop and for his solid efforts during the unfortunate Boston Marathon bombing incident. The commissioner spoke mainly regarding public safety in the North End, including the...

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Two Legal Occupancy Changes Requested

September 10, 2013
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Two legal occupancy changes requested by the owners of local buildings will be scheduled for discussion at upcoming neighborhood meetings. The owner of 6 Foster Street is seeking to change the legal occupancy from three to four apartments by adding a new fourth floor. Expanding the first floor into the basement is also part...

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‘Moving In’ the North End Went Smoothly

September 10, 2013
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Over the Labor Day weekend, hundreds of college students moved into the North End with virtually no problems. No parking signs designating areas for moving vehicles to park and unload were placed in plenty of time, giving residents and visitors ample time relating to the movement restrictions. The City of Boston Department of Public...

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North Ender Playing Squirt Hockey for Charlestown

September 10, 2013
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North End resident Amanda Forziati skated for the Charlestown Youth Hockey Association on the Mite B Team last season and is moving up to the Squirt Team this year. Amanda also plays on the under-ten girls team, maximizing her ice time, preparing for her Squirt Team appearance. “The level of confidence my daughter gets...

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Obituaries 09-10-2013

September 10, 2013
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Emma Freni Member of Ladies Auxiliary Revere Moose Emma (DeLuca) Freni of Revere, formerly of Boston’s North End, died at home surrounded by her family on August 31. She was 84 years old. Born and raised in Boston’s North End, Emma moved to Revere in 1958 and was a member of the Revere Loyal Order...

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Kindergarten Days Party

Kindergarten Days Party

The North End Library hosted a “Kindergarten Days Party” for local families. Arts, crafts and a parade were among the activities.

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