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North End National Night out

North End National Night out

The 2014 National Night Out held in the North End attracted hundreds of participants to the Paul Revere Mall (Prado) during North End Pride Week. Many activities, events and educational programs were held along with a free BBQ.

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Our Opinions

Getting illegal guns off the streets is a must Getting illegal guns off of Boston streets has to be given more priority by Mayor Martin Walsh and the Boston Police Department. Guns are the number one weapon used in homicides, with a high percentage of unsolved murders relating to gun usage. Reportedly, gangs are responsible...

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A Month in the Country

Karen is taking her first break since beginning to write in this space. She is offering some of her most remarked-upon columns for you to enjoy again. (first published in August 2013) For the first time since I was 18 years old, I have spent a month in the country. And what a beautiful...

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Obituaries 08-12-2014

Louis ‘Gigi’ Capozzi North End Resident, formerly of Revere Louis A. “Gigi” Capozzi of the North End of Boston, formerly of Revere, died unexpectedly on August 3. He was the beloved husband of Florence ( Sarno) Capozzi with whom he shared 60 years of marriage; loving father of Claire Marrone and her husband, Dennis...

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First Sunday

First Sunday

The First Sunday Afternoon at the Park for Families and Friends will be hosted by the American Heritage Foundation on the Greenway with games for kids, special guests, live music, free ice cream and a walk through the Greenway, Columbus Park, Faneuil Hall Market Place and the Waterfront. For details email info@armenianheritagepark.org.

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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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