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Basketball Clinic at Nazzaro Center

Basketball Clinic at Nazzaro Center

Joey Cincotti, 7, and Leo Griffen, 8, battle for the ball.

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Film Premiere of Italian American Documentary About the North End Through the Years

Film Premiere of Italian American Documentary About the North End Through the Years

by Matt Conti Boston’s North End: An Italian American Story had its neighborhood premiere recently on Hanover Street at St. Stephen’s Church. The documentary film chronicles the North End from the immigration era to modern times. This is the first feature length, high definition film to chronicle the vibrant Italian American community that has called the...

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NEMPAC Executive Director Finalist for SPARK Boston Impact Awards

NEMPAC Executive Director Finalist for SPARK Boston Impact Awards

By Phil Orlandella North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) Sherri Snow is a finalist in SPARK Boston, Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s millennial engagement program, Impact Awards. She has been nominated by the general public in the category of Community Building and Neighborhood Improvements for her leadership role in the non-profit organization. Two...

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NEWNC Supports Three Agenda Requests

By Phil Orlandella Members of the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) voted unanimously to support three requests at the recent monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. State Representative Aaron Michlewitz updated NEWNC on three issues related to the community. Save Our North End Waterfront presented information on a draft policy change related...

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Mayor Walsh Hosts Italian American Heritage Luncheon

By Phil Orlandella Mayor Martin J. Walsh joined hundreds of North End residents and local elected officials, Senator Joe Boncore, Representative Aaron Michlewitz and Councilor Sal LaMattina at the Coast Guide Base to commemorate the accomplishments of Italian Americans throughout history and their viable contributions to the City of Boston’s culture and growth. The...

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Another Successful NEAD Family Dinner

By Phil Orlandella As usual, North End Against Drugs (NEAD) held another highly successful NEAD Family Dinner/Family Talk at the Nazzaro Community Center which was filled wall-to-wall with local residents. Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh did a fantastic job as the event’s guest speaker. Attendees enjoyed a nice meal, a beverage and desserts provided...

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City Releases Imagine Boston 2030 Draft Plan

An Expanding Opportunity, Imagine Boston 2030’s draft plan of priority action areas and major initiatives that apparently will support a thriving city by expanding opportunity, supporting a dynamic economy, enhancing quality of life and preparing for climate change has been put forth by Mayor Martin J. Walsh. More than 12,000 residents apparently helped shape...

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NEAA North End Christmas Parade December 11

By Phil Orlandella The arrival of Santa Claus by helicopter at Puopolo Park on Commercial Street will kick off the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) 46th annual Christmas Parade on Sunday, December 11 at 1 PM. (Rain date: December 18) Santa will greet everyone once he is officially on the ground and proceed to...

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North End Christmas Fund Luncheon

By Phil Orlandella Fillipo’s Ristorante Ballroom, 283 Causeway Street, North End will be the site of the annual North End Christmas Fund Luncheon on Thursday, December 15 at 12 noon. The holiday special event will benefit North End families and senior citizens during the holiday season. By your ticket early, admittance by ticket only...

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Boston Officials to Allow Self-Driving Vehicles

The City of Boston, in partnership with nuTonomy, will begin testing autonomous or self-driving cars in the Seaport District by the end of 2016. Governor Charlie Baker and Mayor Martin Walsh simultaneously approved the testing through executive orders. Once testing begins, the city’s Boston Transportation and the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics will...

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