Monthly Archives: April 2014

Helmets on

Helmets on

The warmer weather has started the bike tours. Riders are seen exiting Christopher Columbus Park.

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Body Found in Boston Harbor Identified as North End Resident

Body Found in Boston Harbor Identified as North End Resident

Authorities have identified a body found in Boston Harbor at Long Wharf as missing person, Eric Munsell, the 24-year-old North End resident who had not been seen since February 8th. He was a recent Boston University graduate and working as an engineer at General Electric. A “non-viable male” body was pulled from the harbor...

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Senator Petruccelli Runs Boston Marathon

Senator Petruccelli Runs Boston Marathon

A stellar finish for the North End’s very own, Senator Anthony Petruccelli who completed the 2014 Boston Marathon.  Competing in his first full marathon, Senator Petruccelli began training immediately following last year’s tragedy starting with what was most comfortable for him- short runs of three to five miles, and eventually progressing to long nineteen...

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NEAD Easter Party

NEAD Easter Party

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) and the Nazzaro Community Center held another successful Easter party.

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NEMPAC Students Are Eager to Start “Keys 4 Kids” Pledge-a-thon

The students of NEMPAC’s private music instruction program have geared up to start collecting their pledges for a month long pledge-a-thon “Keys for Kids”. “Keys 4 Kids will give students motivation to practice! By reinforcing practice, students will receive the maximum benefits from their weekly music lessons. As a result, NEMPAC expects to see...

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Same-day Trash Pickup Seems Bleak

The fact that Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has publicly stated he has not yet taken a position on same-day trash pickup for residential trash and the overwhelming cost to implement the program in certain communities, clearly indicates that the proposed program is not on anyone’s radar at this time. Over 800 signatures of North...

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It Takes Two to Tango

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council president, along with other elected community members, has made a gallant attempt to unite the community by merging with the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association. However, it has become completely obvious that NEWRA is not interested and has rejected a sit-down meeting to at least discuss the idea. While the...

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Martignetti Makes Fitchburg “Walk-off”

Fitchburg St University was in a battle with Bridgewater St University for the 4 seed in the upcoming playoffs and North Ender stalwart Mike Martignetti was right in the middle of it. Bridgewater raced out to a 8-0 lead but Fitchburg battled back and found themselves trailing 8-6 in the last inning. North End...

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Egg Hunt

Egg Hunt

Many North End residents turned out for the first Easter Egg Hunt held at Christopher Columbus Park.

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NEWNC Supports New Mexican Restaurant

April 21, 2014
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NEWNC Supports New Mexican Restaurant

Three requests were voted on at the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. Several committee reports and other items of community interest were presented. NEWNC supported a change of occupancy which included a beer and wine license from Ferrara’s to Urban Cantina at 76 Salem Street. Also supported by...

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