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DeFilippo Park Topic of Discussion at Committee Meeting

By Phil Orlandella NEWRA Parks and Open Spaces Committee has moved its public meeting from Tuesday, January 4 to Tuesday January 11 to hopefully attract more residents to discuss the rehabilitation of DeFilippo Park on Prince Street. The Committee for months has made it public that they are attempting to spearhead a plan to...

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BWSC neighborhood meetings

By Phil Orlandella Representatives from the Boston Water and Sewer Commission will be in the North End at the North End Library to assist their customers in a wide-range of categories. Meetings will be held at the library 25 Parmenter Street from 10am to 12 noon on Thursdays January 6 and February 3. Representatives...

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Ringing in 2011

New Year’s Eve was a big win for restaurant, café and shop owners of every kind in the North End. The North End was host to large and boisterous crowds as the New Year’s Eve partying got underway. Overall, North End retailers said it was a very good year in 2010. If the hearty...

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Resolutions

During this, the first week of the New Year, many of us will attempt to keep resolutions made in the heat of the moment shortly before the clock struck midnight over the weekend. Resolutions, as we have come to understand them in practice and reality, are much harder to keep than to make. New...

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Obituaries 01-04-2011

Salvatore Amoroso Past member of Mariners House of The North End Salvatore J. Amoroso of East Boston died on December 23. A US Merchant Marine veteran of World War II, he was a Life Member of the DAV and a past member of the Mariners House, North Square, North End of Boston. He was the devoted father of Steven of...

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NEAA Christmas Parade Best Ever

NEAA Christmas Parade Best Ever

-By Phil Orlandella Hundreds of local residents, families and friends turned out for the traditional NEAA North End Christmas Parade which saw the arrival of Santa Claus by helicopter at Puopolo Park on Commercial Street. The 40th annual holiday event made its way through the community spreading seasonal cheers. Many bands, horse drawn carriages,...

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Out with the Old, in with the New

Another year of our lives is coming to a close. The year is ending not with a bang, but rather, with a whimper, as TS Eliot might have written of it. It was the best of years. It was the worst of years as Charles Dickens might have put it. Mark Twain wrote that...

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Obituaries 12-28-2010

Delsia D’Arrigo North End resident Delsia H. (Francescone) D’Arrigo of Boston’s North End, formerly of Somerville, died on December 18. She was the beloved wife of the late Biagio D’Arrigo; devoted mother of Domenic D’Arrigo and his wife, Wanda, of Minnesota, and Donna Lauria of Saugus; loving grandmother of Dana, Evan and Diana D’Arrigo,...

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Corner Cafe receives Good Neighbor Award

Corner Cafe receives Good Neighbor Award

By Phil Orlandella Richy “Shy” Loungo, owner of Corner Cafe on Salem Street was recently presented the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association’s Clean Streets Committee “Good Neighbor” Award. The monthly award is presented to a business and/or resident that continuously helps to keep the neighborhood clean by removing debris and clutter from the sidewalk and...

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NEWRA Committee presented 10 Good Neighbor Awards

By Phil Orlandella Since the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association Clean Streets Committee began presenting their “Good Neighbor” Award in March 2010, ten local businesses have been recognized for helping to keep the neighborhood sidewalks and curbs clear of clutter and debris. The recipients were nominated by a sub-committee and voted on by the full...

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