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BWSC neighborhood meetings

By Phil Orlandella Representatives from the Boston Water and Sewer Commission will be in the North End at the North End Library to assist their customers in a wide-range of categories. Meetings will be held at the library 25 Parmenter Street from 10am to 12 noon on Thursdays January 6 and February 3. Representatives...

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NEAA Christmas Parade Best Ever

NEAA Christmas Parade Best Ever

-By Phil Orlandella Hundreds of local residents, families and friends turned out for the traditional NEAA North End Christmas Parade which saw the arrival of Santa Claus by helicopter at Puopolo Park on Commercial Street. The 40th annual holiday event made its way through the community spreading seasonal cheers. Many bands, horse drawn carriages,...

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Corner Cafe receives Good Neighbor Award

Corner Cafe receives Good Neighbor Award

By Phil Orlandella Richy “Shy” Loungo, owner of Corner Cafe on Salem Street was recently presented the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association’s Clean Streets Committee “Good Neighbor” Award. The monthly award is presented to a business and/or resident that continuously helps to keep the neighborhood clean by removing debris and clutter from the sidewalk and...

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NEWRA Committee presented 10 Good Neighbor Awards

By Phil Orlandella Since the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association Clean Streets Committee began presenting their “Good Neighbor” Award in March 2010, ten local businesses have been recognized for helping to keep the neighborhood sidewalks and curbs clear of clutter and debris. The recipients were nominated by a sub-committee and voted on by the full...

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Clean Streets Committee seeks additional members

By Phil Orlandella Guest speaker Frank O’Brien  Assistant Commissioner for the City of Boston Department of Public Works, told members of the NEWRA Clean Streets Committee that the extended North End Mechanical Street Cleaning Pilot Program is working well. He also noted that the program ends December 31 and begins again this coming March....

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Nazzaro Center Toys for Tots drive for the Shriner’s

Nazzaro Center Toys for Tots drive for the Shriner’s

-By Phil Orlandella Coming off of two successful holiday fundraising initiatives, the Nazzaro Community Center has embarked on a third effort, a toy drive for the Shriner’s Burn Institute on Blossom Street, West End. Mira Giangregorio, Youth Worker at the Center, participated in a similar effort when she was a teenager, presented the Toys...

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Boston Wish List

If you can donate or help us find donations of any of these items, please contact David Simon, Senior Therapeutic Recreation Specialist at (617) 371-4896 or e-mail Dsimon@shrinenet.org.  All items must be new and latex-free for use in the hospital.  Thank you for thinking of us! Fall 2010 Top Five Wish List Items •   ...

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Parks and Open Spaces Committee targets Gasy as number 1 priority

-By Phil Orlandella NEWRA Parks and Open Spaces Committee at last week’s monthly meeting announced its number one goal for 2011 is the rehabilitation of DeFillippo Playground (Gasy) on Prince and Snow Hill Streets. Beside the City’s commitment to repair the Snow Hill Street wall which is a potential public safety problem, the committee...

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Craft sale

Craft sale

Shown above and below North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) held its fourth Annual Craft Sale last Sunday in the Prado.

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Crime flattens out in North End

December 6, 2010
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In addition to announcing that the alleged North End Church bandit was apprehended, after being caught on video tape. Area A-1 Commanding Officer Captain Bernard O’Rourke told residents at a public safety meeting that crime in the area has increased slightly on a year to date basis. He also noted that over the last...

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