Monthly Archives: September 2017

5th Annual Illuminate the Harbor

5th Annual Illuminate the Harbor

The fifth annual Illuminate the Harbor took place on Thursday, Aug. 31.

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Third Annual Carnival of Dogs

Third Annual Carnival of Dogs

The Carnival of Dogs presented by TD Bank returns to The Greenway on Saturday, September 9th from 10a-2p in the North End Park. This celebration welcomes dogs and their humans to The Greenway for a day of activities, vendors, and treats! TD Bank will be on hand with games and prizes, the Boston Veterinary...

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Prince Street Resident Receives Good Neighbor Award

Prince Street Resident Receives Good Neighbor Award

By Phil Orlandella Prince Street resident Sue Benveniste has been presented the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) “Good Neighbor Award” for cleaning the area in front of her home on a regular basis. “She was raised in California, in an Italian household and remembers that in order to go out to play she had...

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Democrats Challenge the New MBTA GM/CEO Qualifications

By Phil Orlandella Shortly after Governor Charlie Baker made the selection of Luis Ramirez to serve as the MBTA General Manager and CEO, the Massachusetts Democratic Party jumped all over the appointment questioning his qualifications and ability to turn around the struggling public system. Democrats are weary of Ramirez, because of his former employer...

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Rash of Arrests Will be Discussed At North End Public Safety Meeting

By Phil Orlandella District A1 Commanding Officer Captain William Fong had the foresight to increase police presence during the four days of the Fisherman’s Feast in the North End which became hectic with numerous arrests being made within the neighborhood. Most arrests involve public drinking and public nuisance situations by young and older teenagers...

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College Students Return to North End

By Phil Orlandella Labor Day weekend was a busy time in the North End as hundreds of college students moved in for the school season. The city had several Public Works vehicles and employees patrolling the neighborhood to pick up discarded items left on sidewalks or in the street.             Boston Police also had...

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North End Library Programs

Bead-Dazzled! Beginner Beading for Adults –@ 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Learn to create a beautiful beaded bracelet that you can wear or gift! Please call the library at 617-227-8135 to reserve a spot. Friday Film & Discussion: Boston — Fridays at 1:00 p.m. Friday Sept. 15       1 pm   Mystery Street / 1950, 1 hr...

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Three North Enders Named to SPARK Boston Council

Three North End residents have been selected by Mayor Martin Walsh to serve on the 2017-2018 SPARK Boston Council made up of a 38-member group that will spend the next 12-months working to continue to open up new lines of communication between young adults and leaders in City government. Selected were: Rourke Harrington, Maggie...

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North End Entertainer Off to Rio de Janeiro

By Phil Orlandella North End resident and entertainer Joe Nicholson, known as the “Gringo da Viola” has left for Rio de Janeiro to perform in a series of shows. Even though his last performance at the Tropical Café in Framingham was supposed to be his last gig in New England, he was invited to...

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Annual Boston Local Food Festival on the Greenway

By Phil Orlandella More than 40,000 local eaters are expected to attend the 8th annual Boston Food Festival, where over 100 vendors will be featured at New England’s largest Farmers’ Market held on The Greenway. Each year, for one spectacular day, The Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts presents the festival, celebrating the joys of...

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