Monthly Archives: July 2014

North End Mother and Daughter Walk to Benefit Cancer Society

North End resident Marie Parker Orlandi and her daughter Karen Parker Meyers, for the fifth consecutive year, walked with their Relay for Life Team “Miles of Memories” to benefit the American Cancer Society. The benefit walk took place at the Burlington High School Track. “We do this in memory of those we love and...

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Residents Must Express Opinions at Community Meetings

After the fact. Monday night quarterback. These are a few of the sayings that related to North End/Waterfront residents who don’t attend neighborhood meetings and complain when it’s too late or not meaningful. The last NEWRA and NEWNC monthly meetings had standing room only crowds. Only because there was a major issue on the...

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Most People Don’t Know Who the Candidates Are

Massachusetts will elect another governor soon and if asked the question “Do you know who the gubernatorial candidates are?” Mostly, the response from people will be Ah! Of course some people will know one, possibly two candidates, maybe? In a few months, the state will be electing its number one official on Beacon Hill,...

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Downtown View: The Welcome Mat Is Yanked for Banks

What’s so bad about a bank? They seem pretty benign. Then why do ten Boston neighborhood shopping districts, including those in the North End and Charlestown, make them or any professional office a conditional or forbidden use on the first or basement floors? Why did the Boston City Council recently vote to make banks...

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South End Wins North2South Series

In what turned into a 13-12 slugfest, the South End Little League team capture the second game of the North2South two-game baseball series, 2-0. The North End team made a comeback but they fell one run short at tying the game 1-1. Representative Aaron Michlewitz sponsored this series between the two teams for the...

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FOCCP Independence Day Celebration

FOCCP Independence Day Celebration

FOCCP President Joanne Hayes-Rines welcomes everyone to the Independence Day Celebration.

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Junkies Reportedly Taking over Gassy’s Second-level

July 3, 2014
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Junkies Reportedly Taking over Gassy’s Second-level

Not only has the second flight of DeFilippo Park (Gassy) become a favorite place for drug uses to stick needles in their arms but is also fast becoming an ignored cleanup place, according to a resident. “There are needles and other debris like beer cans all over the place,” the concerned resident noted. “The...

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Saint Padre Pio Procession

Saint Padre Pio Procession

The fourth annual procession in honor of Saint Padre Pio was held on Sunday, June 22nd in the North End.

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Collecting for a Worthy Cause

July 3, 2014
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Life-long North End residents Barbara Maldero, is a advocate for the Pennies from Heaven program initiated for the defense of the unborn raising $1,100, one penny at a time. For years, Maldero has worked hard for this humanitarian purpose and she is already begun collecting pennies for next year’s drive. Maldero is well known...

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North End Restaurant Hosts Luncheon for Eliot School Staff

July 3, 2014
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Vinoteca di Monica, as they have done for several years now, held a special luncheon for all the teachers and staff from the Eliot School to celebrate another banner educational experience at the very popular school. “It’s an end of the year get together to say thank you to the staff at the school...

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