Monthly Archives: November 2013

North End Committee Planning Beautification/holiday Event

November 19, 2013
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Members of the North End Beautification Committee are working with local shopkeepers to put together their annual tree planting event on Cross Street in conjunction with the North End Christmas Stroll. Hot chocolate and cookies will be provided by Caffe Paradiso and a visit by Santa is also expected. The committee is hoping to...

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Statistics Show Less Crime in North End

November 19, 2013
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Part 1 crimes in the North End have continuously decreased over the past ten months according to a District A-1 Boston Police report. (listed below) Reportedly, District A-1 has the lowest Part 1 crime rate compared to other neighborhood Districts throughout the City of Boston. While not listed on the chart, loud noise parties...

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Community Needs to Prioritize Requests

North End/Waterfront residents, as well as the business community needs to put together a laundry list of what they want or expect to happen in the community over the next few years, a prioritized list at that. Like other neighborhoods throughout the City of Boston, everyone wants a piece of the pie and believe...

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Boloshin New Library Friends President

Friends of the North End Library have a new President, Susan Boloshin who is committed to providing bigger and better programs and activities for users of the 25 Parmenter Street location. Having local branches of Boston Public Libraries is an important educational tool, especially for students. They also offer many other programs, activities and...

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Obituaries 11-19-2013

Josephine Naples Lifelong Resident of Boston’s North End Josephine C. (Cesario) Naples, a lifelong resident of Boston’s North End, died after a short illness at Epoch Nursing Center of Melrose on November 6. She was 84 years old. Mrs. Naples, who was born, raised and lived in the North End for her entire life,...

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More Trash

More Trash

Trash left out on North End streets is getting out of hand. Hanover Street on a Friday afternoon.

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7-11 Construction Site Shut down by ISD

November 12, 2013
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7-11 Construction Site Shut down by ISD

The City of Boston Inspectional Services Department (ISD) for several violations shutdown the construction site of the new 7-11 at 342 Hanover Street. Construction is taking place at the former site of the White Hen Pantry, for the opening of a second 7-11 on Hanover Street which didn’t fit well with some residents that...

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New District A-1 Captain Reports North End Crime Down

November 12, 2013
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New District A-1 Captain Reports North End Crime Down

Inclement weather didn’t stop residents from finding their way to the Nazzaro Community Center for the District A-1 Boston Police Public Safety monthly meeting where updated 30-day Part 1 crimes were reported. Residents also had the opportunity to meet the new District Commanding Officer Captain James Hasson and to express opinions and make suggestions...

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Three Arrested, One for Assaulting a Police Officer

November 12, 2013
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Three non-North End residents were arrested last Saturday about 12:48am stemming from a loud noise party at 226 Hanover Street. Boston Police responded to the scene where the suspects were reportedly urinating, throwing beer and lit cigarettes from a fourth-floor fire escape. According to a District A-1 Police report, “On arrival, officers observed three...

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Chamber Guest Speakers/Community Events Scheduled

November 12, 2013
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Due to the Tuesday, November 5 City of Boston Municipal elections the North End Chamber of Commerce (NECC) will meet on Tuesday, December 3 at St. Leonard’s Hall on Prince Street. Besides regular Chamber business there will be two guest speakers. The implications of closing the Callahan Tunnel for extensive rehabilitation will be addressed...

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