Editorials

North End Holiday Stroll a Great Way to Shop

Over the years, the North End Holiday Stroll has attracted many customers to the annual neighborhood event involving twenty boutiques and shops that will stay open late night for holiday shopping directly in the community and take advantage of some great discounts. The stroll is a great way to discover some of the many businesses, have...

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Communications and Cooperation Keys to Eliot School Construction

Design and construction plans for a new Eliot Innovative School at 39 North Bennet Street were revealed last week at a public hearing in the Nazzaro Community Center. The major project will create an inconvenience for the North End for twenty-three months with street closures, the takingof numerous parking spaces and noise. For several years,...

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Joslin Center to Honor Carla Gomes

Former North End residents and local business owner Carla Agrippino Gomes will be honored by the Joslin Diabetes Center recognizing her for her support for the center’s life savings care and research. Carla has been a familiar face around the center for the past 23 years with her son David who was diagnosed with type 1...

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From Our Readers

Holiday Appeal Dear Editor Happy holidays! As you know from reading about our work in the community, many of the 2,400 clients we serve a year in the North End, West End, and surrounding neighborhoods are immigrants, elderly, non-English speaking, homebound, disabled, and alone. The holidays are wonderful, but many of the seniors who...

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Neighborhood Engagement Walks Provide Valuable Information

Neighborhood Engagement Community Walks being held in the North End community have become a great service to residents, especially abutters of proposed projects. These on the spot meetings held by the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services provides the community a firsthand opportunity to see potential projects before they begin and express their point of...

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Marathon Memorial Should Be on the Top of the List

Placing a memorial for the victims and survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing is simply the right thing to do for these innocent people that had to pay a terrible price for being at the wrong place at the wrong time. The mourning and suffering still continues from this uncalled for act of terrorism...

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Opinions

November 7, 2014
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Support NEBC holiday decorations Each year, the North End Beautification Committee (NEBC) decorates several local streets for the holiday season. The volunteer organization has helped put the community in the holiday spirit with festive decorations. In order to complete this yearly community endeavor, NEBC needs financial support from neighborhood residents and the business community....

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NEMPAC Provide a Great Service to the Neighborhood

North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) was founded in 2001 by a group of local residents seeking musical programming in the community. They have succeeded by leaps and bounds and continue to move forward each year with musical opportunities for the neighborhood. In 2008, the Robert White Foundation donated the use of...

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NEWRA Elects Officers

Four North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) members were named as officers by the community based all volunteer organization. NEWRA members have shown their support and confidence in the officers that are expected to provide leadership for the organization that apparently has close to 300 registered members of the non-profit neighborhood group. Congratulations to President...

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Charlie’s Problem

Charlie Baker has intrigued some of my Democratic friends. They worked with him in government or insurance and admire his management acumen. But he has problems if he expects Democrats to turn tail or Independents to support him. Many of them speak to his character. Let’s name them. Smart enough? In his 2010 gubernatorial...

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