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North End Pride Day at Langone Park

August 14, 2012
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North End Pride Day at Langone Park

North End Pride Day, part of North End Against Drugs Annual North End Pride Week, attracted hundreds of people to Langone Park and the Bocce Courts. There was something to do for everyone including a free BBQ, games, face painting, crafts, musical entertainment, bocce, demonstrations and many other things. Pride Day has become a...

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NBSS, RUFF and a Friends Group Featured at Community Meeting

August 14, 2012
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NBSS, RUFF and a Friends Group Featured at Community Meeting

While there were no voting items on the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association agenda, there were three interesting presentations involving the North Bennet Street School, RUFF (Responsible Urbanites For Fido) and a new group calling themselves Friends of the North End Parks. The latter appears to be a duplicate of the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association...

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Dello Russo campaigning hard for Clerk of Courts

August 14, 2012
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Dello Russo campaigning hard for Clerk of Courts

The North End’s Robert ‘Bobby’ Dello Russo, a retired former longtime clerk of the superior court, has been campaigning hard throughout Suffolk County for the Clerk of Court position against his former boss, Clerk of Courts Maura Hennigan. “I am working hard. I am bringing a message of hope. My effort is intended to...

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Loud Party Broken Up by Police

August 14, 2012
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In response to a request by an Endicott Street resident, District A-1 Boston Police Sergeant Tom Lema reported on a loud party at 64 Endicott Street. “At 2:43am two officers were dispatched to the Endicott Street building where a 911 caller reported that 20 individuals were singing and making noise,” according to Sgt. Lema....

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Greenway Bill Signed into Law

August 14, 2012
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The Greenway legislation filed by State Representative Aaron Michlewitz is now on the books as law. While the bill left the funding issue alone, it brought the neighborhood into the picture by adding several community groups, changing the composition of the Conservancy Board of Directors. Both the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council and Residents’ Association...

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High Gear Jewelry Awarded Best of Boston 2012

High Gear Jewelry Awarded Best of Boston 2012

High Gear Jewelry on Hanover St. was honored once again at the Best Costume Jewelry Shop by Boston Magazine for 2012. Now celebrating 22 years in business in the North End, owner Merille Wolfson continues to adorn her many loyal customers. High Gear is known for it’s impressive and ever changing selection of jewelry...

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Residents Call for Larger Noise Fines

August 7, 2012
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City Councilor Sal LaMattina has prepared an ordinance to increase fines for loud noise in the City of Boston up to $300. On many occasions and at numerous neighborhood meetings residents loudly complained about the outrageous noise stemming from roof-top parties and people passing through the community during late night and early morning hours....

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Councilor Lamattina Files Nuisance Ordinance

August 7, 2012
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Public nuisance problems continue to plague the North End, especially on weekends but things appear to be getting somewhat better as Boston Police have concentrated more patrols in and near hot spots residents have identified. In addition, District One Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina has filed a nuisance control ordinance that if enacted will...

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Shooting Near Greenway Still Under Investigation

August 7, 2012
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Boston Police continue to investigate the shooting death of a man in the Waterfront area near the Boston Harbor Hotel and the New England Aquarium. Shots took place near the Greenway. The victim was taken to Tufts Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. After police responded to a report of shots fired, they...

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Young Couple Create Disturbance in Playground

August 7, 2012
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Two young unidentified people, who appeared to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs, delayed the monthly Boston Police Public Safety meeting by about forty minutes until police resolved the problem. First they were spotted on a bench in the Polcari Playground acting strangely and a local resident waiting for her children to...

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