Monthly Archives: July 2017

Edwards Endorsed by Unions

32BJ SEIU, representing 18,000 property service workers in the Massachusetts, Boston Teachers Union, representing 10,000 education professionals, and SEIU Local 888, representing over 8,000 public service workers and higher education workers in Massachusetts, announced their endorsement of Lydia Edwards for the District 1 seat to represents the North End, Charlestown and East Boston. “Lydia...

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West End Library Schedule

A full schedule of events and activities are scheduled at the West End Library, 151 Cambridge Street. For details call 617-523-3957. And The Oscar Goes to…A Film Series-Wednesdays at 3pm.  Summer Film Series honoring Best Picture winners from 2008-2016.   Sponsored by The Friends of the West End Branch Library. Wednesday July 12      3pm The...

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Opinion

By Phil Orlandella Passacantilli the right choice for District 1 Councilor District 1 Boston City Councilor candidate Stephen Passacantilli, a life-long North End resident, without question has the necessary neighborhood experience that would nake him a viable and reliable elected official to represent the North End, East Boston, Charlestown and part of the Waterfront...

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Native American Mascots Not Disrespectful

State legislation that will prevent Massachusetts from using native American mascots is not a great idea. Mascots are not meant to be a negative way of demeaning native Americans in any way, shape or form. They are simply a name for teams, not an insult, and have been used for many, many years. No...

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Family and Medical Leave Bills Should Move Forward

Several bills relating toward creating a comprehensive paid family and medical leave insurance program is currently at the State Legislature waiting for action to be taken. Members of the Raised-Up Massachusetts coalition of community organizations, religious groups, and labor unions recently expressed their support for these bills at a legislative hearing on June 13....

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Sports 07-11-2017

Cardinals Rule: Capture 2017 NEAA Baseball Championship By Phil Orlandella Posting a 6-4 record in the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) regular baseball season, the Cardinals, the defending 2016 championship team, became the number one seed in the playoffs. The Cards went on to beat both the Cubs and Indians in four consecutive games...

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