Monthly Archives: August 2014

Philip’s Salon Receives Good Neighbor Award

August 8, 2014
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Philip’s Salon Receives  Good Neighbor Award

Philip’s Salon on Hanover Street has been selected by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) has received the August “Good Neighbor” Award for their work in helping to keep the North End clean by sweeping the area in front of the Salon and removing trash and debris. For several years, NEWRA, has been selecting...

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Old North Foundation Songs of Liberty Concert

August 8, 2014
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Old North Foundation Songs of Liberty Concert

Essex Harmony, an auditioned Danvers-based mixed chamber specializing in “Singing School” early American choral music and contemporary American choral music, founded in 2006, will perform at the next Old North Foundation Songs of Liberty Concert. The musical group will perform an exciting and poignant William Billings music that includes song selections that demonstrate the...

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NEAA/Hill House Little League Ousted in Semi-finals

August 8, 2014
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Although the NEAA/Hill House 10-year-old Little Leaguers won their way into the Mayor’s Cup baseball tournament semi-finals, they found themselves against a very strong South End team and were eliminated in a must win game 8-4. The team earned their way into the semi-finals posting a 1-1 record before losing in the one game...

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Numerous Activities Scheduled for Pride Week

August 8, 2014
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There are still many free activities and programs planned for the rest of the week as part of North End Against Drugs 25th annual North End Family Pride Week which includes North End Family Pride Day on Sunday, August 10 starting at 12 noon. Activities that are planned are a movie night, a jamboree,...

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Give Veterans a Shot at Working

Providing summer jobs in the building trades for gang members in partnership with the unions has many drawbacks despite all the rhetoric put forth by Mayor Martin Walsh. “Operation Exit” which is designed to eventually place these known gang members into apprenticeships in the building trades will not deter crime as the Mayor and...

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If Everything Falls into Place, Boston Should Host Summer Olympics

Mayor Martin Walsh has set his sights on having Boston named as the host city of the 2024 Summer Olympics and is actively promoting the city with the governing body USOC, which makes the ultimate decision on what city will be selected. Reportedly, the mayor’s administrative staff is committed to gain a full understanding...

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Mayor Endorses Arroyo Candidacy

Former Boston City Councilor and unsuccessful mayoral candidate Felix Arroyo has been endorsed by Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh in the race for Suffolk County Register of Probate and Family Court. Arroyo is one of six candidates including incumbent Patty Campatelli on the ballot for the Democratic Party’s primary election scheduled for September 9....

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Miracles Do Happen

Dear Editor: Two and a half years ago I was in a coma for five days following surgery. After the fifth day I woke up to find my family were all there. They were the ones who told me what had happened. I was in total disarray. While I was in Intensive care I...

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The Society of San Rocco Procession

The Society of San Rocco Procession

The Society of San Rocco held their 2014 procession on Sunday, July 20th through the streets of Boston’s North End. Portuguese dancers from Rancho Folclorico de Peabody accompanied the procession as did the Roma Band and Northeast Italian Band.

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BWSC Scheduling North End Repairs

August 2, 2014
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Starting late August or early September, Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC) will begin major improvements to drains, sewers, excavated repairs, non-excavated repairs, point repairs, pipelining placement and lining repairs throughout many North End streets. The project could run until 2015 and cost millions of dollars to complete. While BWSC plans to do everything...

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