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Spectacular

A snapshot from a spectacular sunset behind the The Greenway sculpture!

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Boston’s Historical Past Weekend Celebration Held

Boston’s Historical Past Weekend Celebration Held

As part of Boston’s historical past, Mayor Martin J. Walsh welcomed The Hermione to Boston Harbor. The ship, an 18th century frigate, brought France’s Marquis de Lafayette to Boston during the American Revolution against the British. Following its historic return to Boston, the ship makes its way up the eastern seaboard for her US...

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Briefs

Women’s Bike Ride and Festival held Boston Bikes and Bites, the largest biking event for women in New England, for the first time featured food prepared by local celebrity chefs. Music for the event was provided by Zili Misik an all female band. Group rides of 10, 30 and 50 miles were coordinated and...

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Let’s Identify Illegal License Holders

Illegal immigrants and other fraudsters from out-of-state have apparently been able to obtain fake Massachusetts licenses according to an internal audit that comes as Governor Charlie Baker axed a company charged with fixing the out-of-date registry system that has been plagued with apparent glitches. Reportedly, the system isn’t equipped to converse out-of-state licenses and...

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New West end Museum Board President just what the Doctor Ordered

The West End Museum has a new President of its Board of Directors, Dr. Susan Hanson who has vast experience and a wealth of knowledge in historic projects in seven states. She also held several positions at the Smithsonian Institution. Dr. Hanson has 30 plus years of comprehensive experience in the historic field working...

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Going for the Mold

So we didn’t go for the gold after all. Instead we retreated to moldy old Boston where you wouldn’t want to do anything brash, imaginative or interesting. “We have our hats,” said the old Yankee lady, but Boston’s other tribes share her attitude. We don’t need anything new. I am usually an optimist, which...

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Opinion

NEMPAC Opera soars North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) set the stage with a stunning rendition of Puccini’s “La Boheme” in the Great Hall at Faneuil Hall and a free community performance featured at Saint Stephen Church on Hanover Street. Entering their fourth year of the opera project, NEMPAC has successfully seen...

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From our Readers

My point of view On June 13, 2013 the North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council had their monthly meeting. At the end of the meeting it was a total disaster and a disappointment to the remaining council members that stood in shock. As for myself I am totally embarrassed by the behavior of these two...

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Obituaries 08-04-2015

Francesca Concetta Badolato Meatball Queen of Limoncello Restaurant Francesca Concetta Badolato of Somerille died June 28 surrounded by her family. Born in Montepaone, Calabria, Italy, she was the daughter of Gregorio and Innocenza Prestera and the wife of the late Alfredo Badolato, beloved Mama of Lino and his wife, Lydia of Medford, Gregorio of...

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Sand Sculpting Festival

Sand Sculpting Festival

It might be Revere Beach, but it didn’t stop a North End landmark – the Old North Church (and the Zakim Bridge in the background) from sprouting out of the sand as the International Sand Sculpting Festival on Revere Beach kicked off in earnest Monday morning. Sculptors will be working on the centerpiece sculpture...

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