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Columbus Day Parade Set for Oct 8

By Phil Orlandella This year’s Columbus Day Parade will be held on the North End side of the tunnel on Sunday, October 8 starting at City Hall Plaza making its way through the North End and several other parts of Boston. Part of the parade route includes: Atlantic Avenue, Hanover and Cross Streets where...

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The Greenway is Looking for Memberships

By Phil Orlandella The Greenway Parks are always full of local residents and other visitors enjoying the unique elements from flowers to arts and family fun, all of which would not be possible without the generosity of sponsors and members. From the families who visit The Greenway for the first time and arrived at...

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North End Dog Park Close for Upgrades

By Phil Orlandella Members of Responsible Urbanites For Fido (RUFF) got together on a recent Sunday afternoon for some fun and mingling before the DeFilippo dog park close for upgrades within the next week or so. Dog treats were provided free and participants brought some human treats to share. This was one last hang...

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NEWRA Seeks AirBNB Inventory

By Phil Orlandella The North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) has set its sights on forming an AirBNB inventory, or an inventory of confirmed addresses where short-term rentals are available. For some time, NEWRA and other community residents and neighborhood organizations have been concerned about short-term rentals. NEWRA President Mary McGee reportedly told members she...

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NEWNC Will Host New Owners of Nursing Home

By Phil Orlandella Due to the Columbus Day holiday, the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) monthly meeting has been changed to Tuesday, October 10 at 7 p.m. in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street according to President John Pregmon. Norman Rokeach, CEO of Marquis Health Services will attend the public meeting to...

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North End Library Schedule

North End Branch Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter St. Boston, MA 02113 (617) 227-8135 EVENTS FOR ADULTS Friday Films: Spine-Tinglers! — Fridays at 2:00 p.m. Friday October  6       2 pm   Psycho / 1960, 1 hr 49 mins Friday October  13     2  pm   Cat People  / 1942, 1 hr 13 mins Friday October 20      2...

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Boston Local Food Extravaganza Features Family Fun Zone

By Phil Orlandella Boston Local Food Festival held a special Family Fun Zone on The Greenway, that was filled with exciting interactive games and activities for the entire family. From getting physical to being in touch with animals of the land and sea, there was something to do for everyone at the Family Fun...

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Rodent Problem in Copps Hill Area Reported by Residents

By Phil Orlandella It appears that because of construction in the area there has been spotting of many rats in several areas in the North End including the Copps Hill Cemetery and Snow Hill Street. Apparently, the construction has forced the rats to higher grounds where they have settled in becoming more active during...

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Public Safety to Meet October 5

By Phil Orlandella Residents and the business community that want to hear the latest Part One Crimes committed in the North End during the month of September 2017 should attend the October 5 monthly District A1 Boston Police Public Safety meeting. Commanding Officer Captain Ken Fong and his staff will update residents, answer questions...

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North End Library Presents Author Talk

Anthony V. Riccio will discuss his book “From Italy to Boston’s North End-The Photographs of Anthony V. Riccio 1972-1982” which documents the arc of the Italian American Immigration experience with images of daily life taken in the rural villages of southern Italy to everyday life in one of America’s most famous Italian American enclaves,...

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