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‘Girl’ Friends of the North End to Hold Eighth Annual Reunion

August 11, 2018
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Filippo’s Ristorante, 282 Causeway Street will once again be the site of the annual “Girl” Friends of the North End Reunion, on Saturday, September 22 at 6:30 PM. This event has become very popular and very well attended. Space is limited. Tickets are $55 per person and the deadline for reserving a seat is...

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NEAD Family Fun Festival A Week-Long Schedule of Events

August 11, 2018
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North End Family Fun Festival was a series of activities and events held at several venues throughout the community. It all started with a free boat Cruise from Long Wharf. National Night Out held at DeFilippo Park featured free pizza, a DJ, a balloon guy, face painting, a reptile petting zoo, a slush cart,...

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99th St Anthony’s Feast Announced by Society

August 10, 2018
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The 99th annual celebration of Saint Anthony’s Feast has been announced by the Society. Festivities for the North End extravaganza will be held the weekend of August 23 to 26 on Endicott, Thacher and North Margin Streets, starting with the Feast of Santa Lucia (Saint Lucy) on Thursday. The extremely popular and well attended...

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North End Sons and Daughters of Italy Forming

August 10, 2018
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A movement is currently underway to return a local porch chapter of the North End Sons and Daughters of Italy in America, according to North End resident Luigi Natale who is spearheaded the endeavor along with Damien Paolo, John Pregmon and several other interested community residents. Currently, the group is registering potential members, spreading...

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Greenway to Host Boston Local Food Festival

August 10, 2018
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Hailed as one of the top 10 food events in the city, the 9th Boston Local Food Festival returns to The Greenway. Produced by the Sustainable Business Network (SBN) of Massachusetts with a goal of promoting “Healthy Local Food for All”. The Festival has become New England’s premier event for restaurants, chefs and food...

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North End All Stars Beat Maine 12-11 in Action

August 10, 2018
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It started with a simple email inquisition. The question was posed: would the North End under 9 year old All Stars like to scrimmage their counterpart from the Pine Tree State? After a rigorous exchange spanning a few weeks – the game was on and the date was confirmed; that is, until Mother Nature...

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News and Notes

BOSTON HAS A NEW POLICE COMMISSIONER Superintendent in Chief of the Boston Police William Gross has been promoted to Commissioner. Gross is the first African-American to ever hold the top cop job. Gross is a proven leader who is trusted and respected in the community, as well as by his colleagues in the Boston...

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Cooling Off

Cooling Off

Cool off this summer on The Greenway with a splash in a Greenway fountain open daily from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. There are seven water features on The Greenway.

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Council Votes to Oppose Smoke Shop

July 28, 2018
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Council Votes to Oppose Smoke Shop

For the second community monthly meeting, North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC), residents flocked to the Nazzaro Community Center, to oppose Charter Realty’s proposal to open a Starbucks at 198 Hanover Street only to learn both the Starbucks and Citizens Bank have been taken off the agenda by the applicant. However, residents made it clear...

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Mercantile Wharf Residents at Risk of Losing Their Homes

July 28, 2018
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Mercantile Wharf tenants turned out in force at the Mayor’s Coffee Hour, held at Columbus Park, to express concerns relating to the FY 2019 $3.3 billion-dollar budget that did not include, for the third year in a row, a $5 million pilot City Rent Subsidy Program. The City Rent Subsidy Program, proposed by a...

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