Monthly Archives: May 2014

Feasts Attract Thousands of Visitors to the North End

A huge attraction to the North End each year are the many religious feasts held throughout the neighborhood. Local societies have been coordinating these events in honor of their patron Saints for many, many years on the streets of the North End. For some time now, the societies have been working with the City...

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Second State-wide Candidates Night

Another candidates night has been scheduled by the Ward 3 Democratic Ward Committee for state-wide candidates seeking election. All Democratic candidates running for the office of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer and Attorney General have been invited to attend, deliver brief remarks and answer questions posed by Ward 3 residents. The Committee and its chairperson...

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Indians/Cubs Tie 5-5; Opens Baseball Season

The Indians versus Cubs had a great game to start off the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) 2014 season. The Cubs starting pitcher Francis Shea made the first out ofthe season, handling a sharp comebacker from Indian Sam Griffin. The Indians dug in and scored two runs when Charlie Griffin drove the first one...

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Boston Public Market Coming Soon to Space at Haymarket T Station

Boston Public Market Coming Soon to Space at Haymarket T Station

In Boston alone, farmers markets have more than doubled in the past 10 years, and Massachusetts ranks third in the nation in number of farmers markets per person. The Boston Public Market, a nonprofit organization founded in 2001, hopes to improve upon these statistics even more. With a nearly final 85-year lease for an...

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Taste of the North End

Taste of the North End

More than thirty North End eateries and local beer and wine distributors showcased a wide-range of food and beverages at the 21st Taste of the North End.

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Greenway Community Representative Presents Update to NEWRA

May 5, 2014
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North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association’s Community Representative on the Greenway Conservancy, Robyn Reed, presented a report relating to the Greenway at the last NEWRA monthly meeting. Robyn’s update was as follows.  “I responded to Dave Kubiak’s question from the March meeting regarding the lease extension that the Greenway has with the DOT. Our current lease...

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NEAA Baseball Opening Day Activities Set for May 10

May 5, 2014
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Rain dampened the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) Baseball Opening Day activities. NEAA Baseball Director Ralph Martignetti was forced to re-schedule the festivities to Saturday, May 10 with the entire league playing games. This year, opening day will be played in memory of Ralph DeMarco a life-long member of the Association. Besides the Little,...

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Neighborhood Cleanup Is Set for This Saturday

May 5, 2014
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A major street, parks and playgrounds cleaning-up will take place on Saturday, May 10 from 9 AM to 12 PM. Check in at the Prado at 8:30 AM. The North End Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the City of Boston for Boston Shines for the much needed community trash pick-up. Participants will receive...

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North End Businesses Not Helping Street Trash Pickup

Warmer weather has flooded the North End with visitors, diners and shoppers. Everywhere the eye can see there are people, people, people, especially on weekends. A business owner’s dream. It’s really only the beginning of what’s to come, more visitors resulting in a street and sidewalk trash problem once the very few trash receptacles...

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Frattaroli Family Should Be Commended

Once again, the Frattorolli family spearheaded the 21st Taste of the North End, a popular neighborhood event that benefits the community in several ways. Funds raised help the Casa Monte Casino that provides a place to stay for impoverished families from around the world while their children receive serious medical attention in Boston. Local...

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