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West End Library Programs

West End Library features Cary Grant movies A film series celebrating Cary Grant will be held every Wednesday at 3pm at the West End Library, 151 Cambridge Street. The film series featuring Cary Grant is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Wednesday January 24-His Girl Friday Wednesday January 31-Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream...

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NSC Enrolls 50 Students from 19 Countries

By Phil Orlandella Many immigrants go to the North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NSC) to attend the English for Speakers of Other Languages program.             “These are people who mainly come to the North End or West End Neighborhood Centers to work and attend classes,” according to NSC Director Maria Stella Gulla. The...

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North End Library Programs

North End Branch Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter St. Boston, MA 02113 (617) 227-8135 EVENTS FOR ADULTS Friday Films: Films Set in Boston Friday January 19    2 pm    Home Before Dark (1958 / 136 mins) Friday January 26     2 pm    The Brink’s Job (1978 / 104 mins) Computer Instruction for Adults by Appointment –...

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Community News

NEAD Bingo             North End Against Drugs (NEAD) will hold its annual adult bingo fundraiser on Sunday, January 28 starting at 1 PM. Doors open at 12 noon. For details call 617-570-9749 or 617-605-6124. Library Daily Book Sale Expanded             Friends of the North End Library have improved and expanded its daily book sale...

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In Brief

By Phil Orlandella City Releases RFQ for Memorial The Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture in collaboration with the Boston Arts Commission and MLK Boston has released a Request For Qualification (RFQ) for an artist to create a memorial dedicated to Martin Luther King, Jr. and Corella Scott King in Boston.             “This memorial...

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Saying Goodbye

Saying Goodbye

After almost 30 years of public service, including 11 years as District One Councilor, Sal LaMattina retired. LaMattina delivered his farewell address at the city council meeting.

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Mayor Walsh Sworn in to Serve Second Term:Promises Opportunity to Every Resident in the City

Mayor Walsh Sworn in to Serve Second Term:Promises Opportunity to Every Resident in the City

By Beth Treffeisen On New Year’s Day morning, Mayor Martin Walsh took his oath of office, and was sworn into his second term as the 54th Mayor of Boston in front of a large crowd filled with residents, supporters, faith leaders and elected officials in the Cutler Majestic Theatre. Former Vice President Joseph R....

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Edwards to Keep Focused on People as District 1 Councilor

By Seth Daniel If Monday’s inauguration is any indicator, don’t expect new North End City Councilor Lydia Edwards to be all that distracted by the pomp and circumstance of City Hall. A veteran of department-level work in the Hall for a few years, Edwards stepped up on Monday, Jan. 1, to be inaugurated with...

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BPS Decides Not to Change School Start Times

By John Lynds In a letter to Boston Public School (BPS) families, BPS Superintendent Tommy Chang announced that the school department would not implement the proposed change to school start times. BPS held meetings where parents aired their grievances over the process and suggested the change to school start times in the neighborhood would...

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LaMattina says Farewell in Speech Before the Council

Councilor Sal LaMattina represented the north slope of Beacon Hill for many years and was the current councilor for the North End, East Boston, and Charlestown . By John Lynds On Dec. 13. after eleven and half years as District 1 City Council, and a thirty year career as a public servant for the...

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