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Local Elected Officials Support North End Head Start

by Phil Orlandella Senator Anthony Petruccelli and Representative Aaron Michlewitz took time out from their busy schedules to participate in a reading program with the children at ABCD’s North End Head Start Program on Moon Street. Both elected officials have supported the local Head Start Program throughout the years and are currently attempting to...

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Representative Michlewitz Reachable on New Website

by Phil Orlandella In order to keep the Third Suffolk District informed on news and events involving himself, future volunteer and campaign activities State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz has launched a new updated website, www.aaronforrep.com. “Interaction with constituents on a more active and in-depth level is my goal,” Michlewitz said. “Although personal interactions will always...

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Boston Shines schedules North End Clean-Up

-by Phil Orlandella Boston Shines along with Mayor Thomas M. Menino will conduct a major North End neighborhood clean-up, its ninth annual event to keep communities clear of debris and other objects. The Mayor is encouraging North End residents to participate and bring out friends, family members, neighbors and colleagues for some old fashion...

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Obituaries 04-05-2011

Rita Lucente Of Revere, formerly of the North End Rita (Napoleone) Lucente of Revere died on March 29 after a long illness. She was 82 years old. A homemaker, born and raised in the North End and East Boston, she lived in Revere for most of her adult life. She was the beloved wife...

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NEWRA Committee Pushes New Broom Clean-Up Campaign

NEWRA Committee Pushes New Broom Clean-Up Campaign

-By Phil Orlandella The next North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association Clean Streets Committee meeting will be important to the success of a new idea, Spazzare! (to clean), geared toward cleaner North End streets. Committee chair David Grant and other members and residents are hoping to draw a large gathering to get the awareness campaign up...

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Armenian Heritage Park Contractor Named by MassDOT

Armenian Heritage Park Contractor Named by MassDOT

-By Phil Orlandella The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that Barletta Heavy Division has been named General Contractor for the Armenian Heritage Park on the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway. Reportedly construction is slated to begin this spring 2011 on the park which is designed to commemorate lives lost during the Armenian Genocide...

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Giant Anteater exhibit at Zoo

Giant Anteater exhibit at Zoo

-By Phil Orlandella A new exhibit featuring a giant Anteater named “Jockamo” a one-year-old will open at the Franklin Park Zoo starting Saturday, April 2 inside the Tropical Forest. Giant anteaters are the largest known species of anteater reaching between 6-8 feet in length and weighing between 60-140 pounds. Anteaters have no teeth and...

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NE mounts Clean Streets Awareness

NE mounts Clean Streets Awareness

-By Phil Orlandella Spazzare! (to sweep) is a public awareness campaign to draw attention to the need for cleaner streets was announced at NEWRA’s monthly meeting by new committee chair David Grant of Battery Street. The public relations promotion has drawn the attention of several neighborhood residents who turned out for the committee’s monthly...

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NBSS Seeks Move to North Street Site

NBSS Seeks Move to North Street Site

-By Phil Orlandella North Bennet Street School has apparently out-grown its facility and is seeking to play Monty Hall and make a deal with the City of Boston to purchase the defunct printing plant and district 7 police station on North Street for the school which was founded in the North End in 1881....

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Spring is Here? Think Again

-By Joshua Resnek When it began snowing about 1:30 p.m. Monday, thoughts of spring were obliterated. That’s New England for you, shattering dreams of warmth and ease at the end of a long winter. It has been, by all accounts, a very, very long winter. It has been a very expensive winter for fuel....

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