Editorials

Opinion

By Phil Orlandella Mayor has much more experience and know-how than opponents Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh has done an admirable job relating to the North End/Waterfront community in general. Like all the other neighborhoods throughout Boston, the North End/Waterfront has its needs, issues and problems that the residents want resolved. But it’s a...

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How We’re Making Boston an Age-Friendly City

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh What does it mean to be an age-friendly city? It means a city that adapts its structures and services to provide accessibility and inclusion to residents of all ages and abilities. That’s why we’ve created the Age-Friendly Boston Action Plan to serve as our City’s blueprint to make Boston...

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City Produces Outstanding North Square Improvement Project

Plans to revitalize the historic North Square area are on a fast-track on the Freedom Trail near Paul Revere’s House and the Rachel Revere Park is close to completion. The artwork consisting of four sculptures relating to local themes should be in place later in 2017. Street and sidewalk renovations will take place in...

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Get Ready for North End Feast Season

Summer is the traditional feast season in the North End community with thousands of local residents and visitors flocking into the neighborhood for each of the festivities, held on weekends for the most part. Feasts are a celebration of neighborhood patron saints for many societies located in the community. Societies work hard to organize...

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Opinion

By Phil Orlandella Tina Natale a wise selection by NEMPAC The North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) continues to add quality members to its Board of Directors. Tina Natale, the newest selection, has all the tools and desire to help NEMPAC continue to grow into a productive and viable community resource. A...

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North End/Waterfront Voters Need to Figure Out the Best Candidate

Now that District 1 Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina has officially stated he will not run for re-election, the North End/Waterfront community must play a huge role in voting for his replacement. Currently, there are three candidates seeking a two-year seat on the Council, two from East Boston and one North Ender. The District...

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Silence Has No Echo

The current drug use and sales in the North End are no secret to residents and the business community. Yet, not too many of them have stood tall when it comes to helping District A1 Boston Police act on the drug issues which are without question the major contributors to neighborhood crimes of all...

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Opinion

By Phil Orlandella Mayoral race totally lackluster/boring The 2017 rates for the City’s top post has been boring and totally lackluster, to say the least. Even the media is not given any real time to the election. Could be too soon? The mud sliding has not yet started. There is nothing interesting to report...

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From Our Readers

North End Seniors Express Thank You Dear Editor, The North End Seniors would like to extend our deepest gratitude to everyone who helped make our recent Bingo Fundraiser a huge success. Al Dente, Amici’s, Antico Forno, Anthony’s on the Waterfront, Artu, Bangs of Boston, Bella Vista, Beneventos, Billy Tse, Boston Barber, Cafe Vittoria, Cantina...

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Capital Budget Will Make A Major Difference In the North End

The 2018 City Capital Budget for the North End has funds allocated to make some things bigger and better for the community that encompasses several historic places along the Freedom Trail. Many improvements will be made to the Eliot School, North Square, Columbus Park, Nazzaro Community Center and the Paul Revere Mall (Prado). Boston...

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