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NEAA North End Christmas Parade Dec. 12

November 30, 2010
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For the 40th year, the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) will conduct its annual North End Christmas Parade with the arrival of Santa Claus by helicopter at Puopolo Memorial Park on Commercial Street. The holiday event will be held on Sunday, December 12 at 1pm and features many characters like Donald Duck, Mickey Mouse,...

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Mendoza family hosts fundraiser for Eliot School

November 22, 2010
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Mendoza family hosts fundraiser for Eliot School

Another successful fundraiser to benefit the Eliot School, organized by the Mendoza family, took place at their restaurant Vinoteca di Monica on Richmond Street. Last year, the Mendoza family hosted event raised $17,000 for the Charter Street School to purchase supplies and equipment. This year $20,000 was raised for a two-year total of $37,000....

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NEWRA says no to Bricco expansion

November 22, 2010
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NEWRA says no to Bricco expansion

Despite full support from abutters and other residents, the committee voted to oppose a plan by Frank DePasquale to expand Bricco Restaurant into the adjacent property he purchased from Nobile Insurance. The NEWNC also supported the request by a 10-0 vote. It appears that residents were concerned with additional noise on Hanover Street. "Bricco’s...

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NEWRA Clean Streets Committee seeks co-chairs

November 22, 2010
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NEWRA Clean Streets Committee seeks co-chairs

Several topics were discussed at the recent NEWRA Clean Streets Committee meeting including the announcement co-chairs Naomi Paul and Patricia Thiboutot are stepping down after a two-year stint on the active committee. The co-chairs were recognized by Councilor Sal LaMattina, DPW Assistant Commissioner Frank O’Brien, NEWRA’s new president Stephanie Hogue and every committee member...

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Remembering the way it was – The Evening News with Walter Cronkite

November 22, 2010
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Remembering the way it was – The Evening News with Walter Cronkite

I first met Walter Cronkite in the early afternoon, November 22, 1963. I was 13 years old. We met briefly on the day that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. I was a newly minted freshman at Ocean City High School, built high on a hill overlooking the Atlantic in 1912...

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Just a couple more minutes…

Just a couple more minutes…

Pagliuca’s Restaurant owner/chef Joe Pagliuca prepares some delicious Italian food at his Parmenter Street eatery. The restaurant has been recently expanded and attracts many customers including regulars like the Haymarket Pushcart Association Lunch Bunch.

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NEWNC supports Brico’s expansion

November 15, 2010
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NEWNC supports Brico’s expansion

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) pitched two 10-0 shut-outs at their recent monthly meeting at the Nazzaro Community Center. Council members voted 10-0 to support a request by Frank DePasquale owner of the property at 241 Hanover Street to expand his restaurant, Brico’s into the newly purchased property formerly Nobile Insurance Agency. The...

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LaMattina/Arroyo hold Veterans Services Hearings

November 15, 2010
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LaMattina/Arroyo hold Veterans Services Hearings

On the Monday before Veterans Day, Boston City Councilors Sal LaMattina and Felix G. Arroyo held a hearing at City Hall to ensure Boston veterans are provided with a safe and healthy environment when returning home from Iraq or Afghanistan. The hearing, attended by many veteran organizations, also concentrated on making sure veterans all...

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DA Conley discusses bullying issues with local students

November 15, 2010
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North End Against Drugs (NEAD), North End Community Health Center and District Attorney Dan Conley recently teamed up to advise 200 students from St. John and the Eliot Schools about bullying at St. John’s Hall. Assistant DA Gerry Stewart and other staff from Conley’s office introduced students in attendance to a presentation designed to...

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Teens raise funds to battle Breast Cancer

November 8, 2010
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Teens raise funds to battle Breast Cancer

Members of the Nazzaro Community Center Teen Program, under the direction of one of the parents Captain Roseann Romano, spent the better part of October planning a fundraiser for the "Susan G. Komen Passionately Pink for the Cure" endeavor to help battle breast cancer. The group raised $2,200, about $800 short of their goal,...

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