Editorials

Opinion

By Phil Orlandella Society takes pride in their holiday event Saint Agrippina to DiMineo Benefit Society held its 23rd annual Christmas program for North End children this past Sunday at their Chapel on Hanover Street. Each season the holiday activities attract more residents as the special effort by the society gets bigger and better....

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How We’re Supporting Small Businesses During the Holidays to Keep Our Neighborhoods Thriving All Year Long

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh I grew up in a neighborhood of hardworking families, where everything seemed within reach. It was thanks in large part to our incredible small and local businesses. For years, these local landmarks have carried on the traditions of my neighborhood, and generated the prosperity that’s helping Dorchester thrive to...

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A New Community Center Would Be Great

North End residents are being asked by Public Facilities about building a new or repairing the community center on North Bennet Street. It appears, and is mainly agreed on, that the Nazzaro Community Center has outgrown its capacity and there is really no room to expand programs and activities or create new programs at...

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Police Make Quick Arrest Relating to the North End Incident

District A1 Boston Police swung into immediate action responding to a 911 call from a woman claiming she was indecently assaulted by a male subject in the North End at 2:30 a.m. on Friday, November 17. Gathering additional information, description, etc., plus viewing a camera on Hanover Street, police arrested the suspect in less...

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Opinion

By Phil Orlandella Senator Boncore hosts holiday luncheon A terrific Thanksgiving luncheon for North End seniors was sponsored by State Senator Joseph Boncore in the Nazzaro Community Center. Seniors enjoyed turkey and all the trimmings, dessert and beverages. It was a fun time for everyone that attended the turkey day festivities sponsored by Senator...

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Creating Homes, and Giving Thanks

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh During this time of the year, it  is not only a time to gather around the table with family, friends, and loved ones; it’s also a time to reflect on the year past and to consider all the things we have to be grateful for. I know I have...

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Mayor Committed to North End Improvements

Some major improvements will take place in the North End during 2018 and 2019 due to the commitment of Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and various City of Boston departments that have been working closely with neighborhood residents and community organizations. Several major projects have already been approved and will begin shortly. North Square...

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Building a Future for All of Us

By Mayor Marty Walsh I’m lucky to call Boston home. My parents immigrated here with little more than their hope for a better life. They raised me in Dorchester, where I learned the value of hard work, second chances, and standing up for what you believe in, no matter what. And this city made...

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Opinion

By Phil Orlandella Mayor a solid ally Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has been convincingly reelected to another four-year term as the main man at City Hall. As far as the North End/Waterfront neighborhood, the Mayor has produced in a totally positive manner in many shapes and forms over the years. He has been a...

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Minimum Wage Increase Will Benefit over a Million Workers

Legislation to gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2021 will benefit 1.1 million workers in the state, or 33 percent of the workforce. Currently the minimum wage is $11 per hour. Reportedly, 91 percent of workers who will be affected are 20-year-olds or older, 55 percent are women and 58 percent work...

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