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NEAA 20u Dodgers Win

September 11, 2014
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NEAA 20u Dodgers Win

The NEAA 20u Dodgers won the 2014 BASE HITZ Championship by sweeping through the playoffs with a powerful display of pitching, defense and offense. The BASE HITZ league is the brain child of Robert Lewis Jr and pits some of the best teams in the area against each other. Teams from Lawrence, Lowell, South...

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New NEMPAC Board of Director President

September 11, 2014
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New NEMPAC Board of Director President

North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) has a new President of the Board of Directors. Diane Borriello Royle, formally of the West End, recently moved to the North End where her father was born on Henchmen Street and her daughter Jen lives nearby. She and her late husband Frank, resided in Mansfield...

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Lia Tota Steps Down As Center Executive Director

September 11, 2014
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Lia Tota Steps Down As Center Executive Director

Following 30 years as the Director of ABCD’s North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center, Lia Tota has stepped down from her community position on August 29. However, Tota will stay with the organization on a part-time basis as a community advocate with a focus on the West End neighborhood. “Working part-time will allow me...

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New Salon Coming to Hanover Street

September 11, 2014
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New Salon Coming to Hanover Street

Bow & Arrow, a Beauty Collective will open its first salon in the North End at 215 Hanover Street this month, featuring a creative take on the upscale beauty and wellness industry for men and women. The new salon will exclusively use and sell products made from ingredients safe for the environment, the client,...

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NEWRA Monthly Meeting Sept.11

September 11, 2014
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There will be no voting requests at this Thursday’s September 11 North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting scheduled for 7pm in the Nazzaro Community Center. Presentations will be given on the North Bennet Street School’s (NBSS) interest in the Department of Transportation Building, 128 North Street. NBSS President Miguel Gomez-Ibanez will discuss this...

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The Ones That Didn’t Get Away

The Ones That Didn’t Get Away

Anthony Caturano, owner/chef of Prezza in the North End, snagged a 104 inch, 590 pound tuna at the recent Bluefin Blowout Tournament held in Gloucester. Children’s Floating Hospital at Tuft’s University Medical Center received approximately $11,000 from the benefit tournament. Caturano’s catch earned him3rd place in the tournament. Ten year old Rocco Orlandella, while...

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Next Level Fitness Opens on Endicott Street

Next Level Fitness a 2 time Boston’s A List top 5 Personal Training company acquired Astrid Bengtson’s Body Talk Factory at 133 Endicott Street in the North End neighborhood. Next Level Fitness owner Micah Logan believes that his company will continue the high level training Astrid started three years ago when she founded Body...

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Mohegan Sun Points Program Includes North End

September 3, 2014
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North End businesses along with more than 400 Greater Boston businesses will benefit from a Mohegan Sun Casino points program. The Connecticut-based casino will allow customers to use points earned from spending money at the slots or tables to dine out in the North End and other restaurants that sign-up for the program. Points...

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Councilor Lamattina Wants Rental Websites Hearing

September 3, 2014
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A close look at the practices of several short-term rental websites will be discussed at a possible public hearing being called for by Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina. The Councilor apparently has heard many complaints on this subject ranging from loud parties to home and apartments where tenants cycled through like revolving doors. Dealing...

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Council Approves Trust Act/mayor:Signs Bill

September 3, 2014
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By a unanimous vote, the Boston City Council has approved an ordinance that will stop police from holding illegal immigrants for Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents unless they have a criminal warrant. Supporters believe, “The Trust Act will not only protect immigrants but all residents of the City of Boston.” The measure, proposed by...

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