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Looking at the News: The Future is Grim for DiMasi

June 28, 2011
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It was a bad day for the North End last week when Sal DiMasi was convicted of seven out of nine counts in Federal Court. A Jury of his peers decided he is guilty and there really isn’t very much he can do about it. Of course, he can appeal and he will appeal...

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The Cup Comes Home

The Cup Comes Home

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NBSS/Eliot School Issues Still not Resolved

-By Phil Orlandella A letter of support was sent to the Mayor, other elected officials, the Boston Finance Commission and the Boston Redevelopment Authority clearly indicating the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association’s concerns of the status of the Eliot School and the North Bennet Street School. NBSS has on several occasions indicated that unless they...

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North End Documentary in the Making

-By Phil Orlandella A $10,000 grant has been awarded to the North End Historic Society by the Baxter Foundation to produce an eight minute trailer about the North End. Kendall Productions has apparently started filming interviews with people with knowledge of the North End. According to James Pasto a member of the society, “The...

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Fourteen Local Students Receive Scholarships

-By Phil Orlandella North End Against Drugs, the Nazzaro Community Center and several donors made it possible for fourteen local students to receive scholarships to help with their all important education. The awards were announced through a raffle held at the Center following a musical concert by the Nazzaro Center’s Band under the direction...

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Second Annual North 2 South Baseball Classic

Little League teams from the North End Athletic Association and the South End Baseball League will play a two game tournament series, one game at each other’s field on Sunday June 26 and Tuesday June 28. Sponsored by State Representative Aaron Michlewitz the second annual North 2 South Baseball Classic games will start at...

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Red Sox/Cubs in Championship Series

The first place Red Sox played their way into the NEAA Majors baseball finals shutting out the Indians 4-0 gaining a spot in the 2 out of 3 games Championship Series against the Regional Review Cubs who knocked off the favorite St. Agrippina Cardinals. Five Red Sox pitchers, Lorenzo Pantaleo, Anthony Ruzzo, Timmy Martin,...

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Graphic Boomer Tell All Memoir – The Evening News with Walter Cronkite

June 20, 2011
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Graphic Boomer Tell All Memoir – The Evening News with Walter Cronkite

The Evening News with Walter Cronkite evokes a time, the years 1967-1971, and the shift in ideals and experience through the closely observed eyes of Jack Krivitsky. He goes off to college in 1967 straddling two worlds: the upper middle class Jewish world where he’s grown up privileged on Boston’s North Shore, and is...

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Lord Stanley, Meet Captain Chara

Lord Stanley, Meet Captain Chara

One of our photographers grabbed this historic shot Thursday morning of Boston Bruins Captain Zdeno Chara exiting the charter plane at Logan Airport while hoisting the Stanley Cup into the air. A small group of fans were there to cheer on the team as they arrived back in Boston just after 8:30 a.m. on...

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Summer in the City

Summer in the City

In this fabulously colored Michael Clough photograph some of the well- known locals on their favorite corner are shown enjoying a summer day. Can you identify where in the North End this photograph was taken?

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