Monthly Archives: December 2014

NEAA Christmas Parade Rolls in the Holiday Spirit

December 24, 2014
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NEAA Christmas Parade Rolls in the Holiday Spirit

Hundreds of people patiently awaited the arrival of Santa Claus by helicopter at Puopolo Park on Commercial Street in the North End. Santa visited the community for the annual North End Athletic Association (NEAA) North End Christmas Parade which wound its way through neighborhood streets spreading the holiday spirit, led by a Boston Police...

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North Bennet Street School Goes Solar

North Bennet Street School Goes Solar

The North Bennet Street School is the first participant in the Race to Solar program to install a solar energy system and complete energy efficiency upgrades. Race to Solar is a multi-city program to bring solar energy to nonprofits in Boston and Cambridge. The Race to Solar provider, SunBug Solar, installed a 50kW solar system...

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North End Beautification Committee Sets 2015 Goals

December 24, 2014
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A community based volunteer organization, the North End Beautification Committee (NEBC) has set its goals for 2015 events and projects. Plans call for banners for the entrances to the North End, benches for Cross Street planters and continued maintenance of these planters. Recipients of the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) Great Neighbor Award for...

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Officer Ted Boyle Honored at the Community Event

December 24, 2014
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Officer Ted Boyle Honored at the Community Event

When District A-1 Boston Police Community Service Officer Ted Boyle was announced as the recipient of the Fred “Uncle Fred” Carrangelo Award for his 20 years of outstanding service to the North End, he received a standing ovation from the 200 or so people that attended the annual North End Christmas Fund Benefit Lunch...

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North End Christmas Parade Sets the Holiday Spirit

The holiday spirit was spread through the North End as the 44th annual North End Christmas Parade hosted by the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) made its way through the community. Hundreds of families found their way to Puopolo Park on Commercial Street to see Santa Claus arrive by helicopter and lead the seasonal...

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Downtown View Wishing Charlie Well

Charlie Baker won the gubernatorial race in November fair and square. I do not necessarily believe he won because he was a different candidate than he was four years ago. I do not necessarily believe he won because Martha Coakley was a weak candidate. Maybe she was, but maybe she wasn’t. Conventional wisdom is...

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Opinion

December 24, 2014
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More positive police stories should be published Police behavior continues to dominate the news. Protest, rallies, speeches and violence have and will continue to be covered extensively as they should be. However, there is never any positive stories produced about police action that is covered on a regular basis that reflect the many good...

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Obituaries 12-23-2014

Laura Cantalupo Of Revere Laura L. (Capodilupo) Cantalupo of Revere died on December 9 in her 101st year. The beloved wife of the late Alfred, she was the devoted mother of Patricia Gaeta of Revere and step daughter Mary Ann Murphy and her husband, Donald of Waltham; loving grandmother of Paul Gaeta of Revere,...

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Nazzaro Youth Can Do

Nazzaro Youth Can Do

The Nazzaro Center has just concluded its annual can drive by amassing an astounding 323 cans and other packaged foodstuffs in just a little over three weeks!   This was truly a remarkable exercise in civic enterprise by the 90+ youth members of the center, members who ranged in age from 6-18 years old....

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Nazzaro Community Center Basketball Programs

Nazzaro Community Center Basketball Programs

The Nazzaro Center has just recently begun its basketball programs for all-ages, but there is still plenty of room for anyone wishing to sign up.  They offer basketball from October through February for all levels of boys and girls ages 4-17. The cost is only $25 for the season, free if you are already a...

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