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NEMPAC Summer Concert Choir Shines at Hatch Shell

NEMPAC Summer Concert Choir Shines at Hatch Shell

On August 1st, 2018, NEMPAC Summer Concert Choir had the honor to open with a pre-concert prelude for the Boston Landmarks Orchestra’s Verdi Requiem at the Hatch Shell in Boston, with hundreds in attendance at this beautiful and distinguished outdoor performance space. Maestro Christopher Wilkins, Conductor and Music Director of the Boston Landmarks Orchestra,...

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Recommendation Released on Youth Substance Use

A five-year strategic plan to prevent and address youth substance use in the City of Boston has been recommended and released by Mayor Martin Walsh. “This plan takes us in a new direction of being intentional about equity and making sure that we are supporting all of our youth with the resources they need...

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Eagle Bank Expands Commercial Lending Division

We are pleased to announce the expansion of our Commercial Lending Division. Joining our existing team of seasoned commercial lenders are Michael Connelly, SVP, Team Leader, Rebecca Gardner, VP, Commercial Loan Officer, Jody Goodwin, VP, Commercial Production & Servicing, Lianne Thibeault, AVP, Construction Loan Portfolio Officer, John Wilson, AVP, Loan Portfolio Manager, and Robert...

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Community News

GIRL FRIENDS OF THE NORTH END The eighth annual “Girl” Friends of the North End Reunion will be held on Saturday, September 22 at 6:30 PM at Filippo’s Ristorante. For details call 617-742-6912. SAINT ANTHONY’S FEAST Saint Anthony’s Feast will be held on the weekend of August 23-26 on Endicott, North Margin and Thacher...

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Dog Park Closure on Feast Weekends

We know this information will disappoint many of you, but we hope that you appreciate how hard it was to make this dog park a reality and now we need to take necessary steps to preserve it. With August here we welcome the old tradition of the North End feasts. These celebrations have been...

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Geraldine Marshall Music Scholarship Fund in Fourth Year

The North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) is honored to continue to offer the Geraldine Marshall Scholarship, and to preserve the legacy of a woman who loved children and the arts.  The Geraldine Marshall Scholarship Fund enters its fourth year of awarding four North End children, under the age of 18, with...

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News and Notes

BOSTON HAS A NEW POLICE COMMISSIONER Superintendent in Chief of the Boston Police William Gross has been promoted to Commissioner. Gross is the first African-American to ever hold the top cop job. Gross is a proven leader who is trusted and respected in the community, as well as by his colleagues in the Boston...

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National Grid Open to Negotiations

At National Grid, we’re industry leaders in the clean energy transition. We take seriously our responsibility to help solve major energy challenges, while meeting our customers’ evolving expectations and ensuring that the cost of our service is sustainable for years to come.  Our effort to keep costs reasonable for our customers has led to...

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A Tragedy That Affected All of Us

The news reports about the tragic motor vehicle accident that claimed the life of a 32-year-old Cape Cod man who had just become a new father  — as he was returning home at night from the hospital after visiting with his wife and child — caused all of us to pause for a moment...

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Hands-Free Driving Law Needed

Public safety advocates have been disappointed this week that the legislature has failed to adopt a bill in this legislative session that would ban the use of mobile electronic devices while operating a motor vehicle unless the devices are used in hands-free mode. Distracted driving is a huge and ever-growing problem, surpassing drunk driving...

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