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North End Columbus Day Parade

North End Columbus Day Parade

The bi-annual North End Columbus Day Parade was held Sunday October 8th, beginning at City Hall Plaza and making its way through downtown Boston, the waterfront and into the North End.

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Major North Square Repairs Announced by Mayor Walsh

By Phil Orlandella A short time after the city completed renovations in Rachel Revere Park in the historic North Square area of the North End, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh officially held a ground-breaking ceremony for construction of new sidewalks, street pavement and an art project in the square where Paul Revere’s House stands....

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NEWNC Unofficially Supports Four Agenda Items

By Phil Orlandella While the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) failed to generate a quorum, they unofficially supported four agenda items. Apparently, they will conduct another meeting or contact no-show members to secure their votes. President John Pregmon statement, “As you know, NEWNC did not obtain a quorum for Monday’s meeting. Our bylaws instruct...

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Protesters March to Columbus Park

By Phil Orlandella Calling for the end of Columbus Day commemorations, dozens of protesters marched from Park Street to the North End ending their march at Christopher Columbus Park where they placed negative signs around the statue of the navigator. One sign read, “Christopher Columbus was a genocidal slave trader.” Another read, “Columbus Day...

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Eliot School Receives New Furniture from BuildBPS

By Phil Orlandella First expenditures of Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s $1 billion BuildBPS initiative, a $13 million investment in every Boston Public School (BPS) building to provide immediate, tangible, short-term capital investments for the current school year has been announced. The Eliot K-9 Innovation School recently received tables of alternating heights and movable...

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NEWRA Elects Officers

By Phil Orlandella An election of officers was the main part of the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) October monthly meeting held at the Nazzaro Community Center. Elected were: President Mary McGee, Vice President David Goggins, Treasurer Sue Benveniste, Secretary Jennifer Crampton and Sergeant of Arms Cheryl Delgreco. District 1 Boston City Council candidates...

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Former House Speaker Sal DiMasi and City Councilor Sal LaMattina Honored with Michael A. Nazzaro Public Service Awards

By Matt Conti Former House Speaker Sal DiMasi and District 1 City Councilor Sal LaMattina were honored with the Michael A. Nazzaro, Jr. Public Service Award at this year’s Columbus Day Celebration Reception. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh took part in the presentations as did State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, State Sen. Joe Boncore and City...

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I Am Books Event

Lost Boston depicts demise of city structures Lost Boston by Anthony M. Sammaro depicts a nostalgic journey back in time to visit some of the disappeared buildings and places in all their grandeur before the wrecking ball and decline set in. From the 1870s up to the present day, 68 different losses are represented  in...

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RUFF Newsletter

DOG PARK UPDATE! After 3 long years our dream of a safe, off-leash, urban dog park is coming true. Construction has begun at the Prince street dog park location! It will continue through the end of October. Our contractors and the team are hard at work to complete this project on time. Feel free...

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West End Library Programs

New and ongoing programs featured at the West End Library Many programs, events and activities have been scheduled for this November at the West End Library, 151 Cambridge Street. Five films will be shown, a short story discussion and a book discussion and numerous ongoing programs for all ages. For more details call 617-523-3957....

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