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Witness Protection Program Needs More Funding

Cutting the Suffolk County District Attorney’s witness protection budget handicaps the process of capturing and prosecuting criminals, especially major crimes including homicides both unsolved or future crimes. For the third consecutive year, lawmakers put aside only level funding for a program to protect witnesses that provide crucial information to help resolve murders and some...

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Witnesses/911 Calls Will Help Resolve Unsolved Homicides

Unsolved homicides in Boston has certainly caught the eye of the general public and an outcry to resolve them can be heard throughout the City of Boston. Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office needs witnesses to come forward or call 911 in order to arrest and prosecute the people responsible for these...

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Boston Is Entitled to Casino Funds

Excluding Boston status as a surrounding community with the $1.6 billion Winn Casino project in Everett by the state Gaming Commission has Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh fuming, and rightly so. The Mayor called the move “a sham” and a snub of all the city taxpayers. We agree. As Walsh stated, “It just shows...

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Mitt. A Democrat?

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. Mitt. A Democrat? (first published in December, 2011 (It probably applies to gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker as well.) Our guy Mitt has met trouble lately in his...

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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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