Monthly Archives: October 2017

Tomasone Recipient of Ted Williams Home Run for Humanity Award

Tomasone Recipient of Ted Williams Home Run for Humanity Award

By Phil Orlandella Former North End resident and community activist Robert “Ted” Tomasone, Clerk Magistrate of Somerville District Court, was honored with the Ted Williams Home Run for Humanity Award at the Boston Area Church League annual Fellowship luncheon held at the Back Bay Hilton. Tomasone has dedicated his life helping the North End/Boston...

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From Nazzaro Center to Uncle Sam

From Nazzaro Center to Uncle Sam

By Carl Ameno Nicholas Ryan Shea, current West End resident, former North End resident and lifelong Nazzaro Center member, has enlisted in the Army and is currently in Ft. Jackson SC undergoing his 10-week basic combat training stint. Nicholas, a graduate of the Eliot and East Boston High, has qualified to train as a...

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Passacantilli Wins Preliminary,Edwards takes Charlestown and Eastie in Close Election

By John Lynds and Seth Daniels The North End’s Stephen Passacantilli topped the ticket in the District 1 City Council race during last Tuesday’s Preliminary Election. While Passacantilli held a narrow vote margin over challenger Lydia Edwards from East Boston after all the votes were tallied last week, he has an impressive showing in...

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Columbus Day Parade Set for Oct 8

By Phil Orlandella This year’s Columbus Day Parade will be held on the North End side of the tunnel on Sunday, October 8 starting at City Hall Plaza making its way through the North End and several other parts of Boston. Part of the parade route includes: Atlantic Avenue, Hanover and Cross Streets where...

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The Greenway is Looking for Memberships

By Phil Orlandella The Greenway Parks are always full of local residents and other visitors enjoying the unique elements from flowers to arts and family fun, all of which would not be possible without the generosity of sponsors and members. From the families who visit The Greenway for the first time and arrived at...

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North End Dog Park Close for Upgrades

By Phil Orlandella Members of Responsible Urbanites For Fido (RUFF) got together on a recent Sunday afternoon for some fun and mingling before the DeFilippo dog park close for upgrades within the next week or so. Dog treats were provided free and participants brought some human treats to share. This was one last hang...

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NEWRA Seeks AirBNB Inventory

By Phil Orlandella The North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) has set its sights on forming an AirBNB inventory, or an inventory of confirmed addresses where short-term rentals are available. For some time, NEWRA and other community residents and neighborhood organizations have been concerned about short-term rentals. NEWRA President Mary McGee reportedly told members she...

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NEWNC Will Host New Owners of Nursing Home

By Phil Orlandella Due to the Columbus Day holiday, the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) monthly meeting has been changed to Tuesday, October 10 at 7 p.m. in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street according to President John Pregmon. Norman Rokeach, CEO of Marquis Health Services will attend the public meeting to...

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North End Library Schedule

North End Branch Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter St. Boston, MA 02113 (617) 227-8135 EVENTS FOR ADULTS Friday Films: Spine-Tinglers! — Fridays at 2:00 p.m. Friday October  6       2 pm   Psycho / 1960, 1 hr 49 mins Friday October  13     2  pm   Cat People  / 1942, 1 hr 13 mins Friday October 20      2...

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Boston Local Food Extravaganza Features Family Fun Zone

By Phil Orlandella Boston Local Food Festival held a special Family Fun Zone on The Greenway, that was filled with exciting interactive games and activities for the entire family. From getting physical to being in touch with animals of the land and sea, there was something to do for everyone at the Family Fun...

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