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North Ender Raises Pennies from Heaven

By Phil Orlandella Lifelong North End resident Barbara Maldero wants to help the poorest of poor and plans to devote her life to meet her goal as a member of the Catholic Daughters of America, Court Ausonia 781, which raises money to fund Cardinal Sean O’Malley’s programs in support of the unborn. For many...

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Council President Wu Files Right to Change Ordinance

By Phil Orlandella An ordinance which would codify the right of Boston residents to install personal electric vehicle charging stations has been filed by City Council President Michelle Wu. Under the ordinance, property owners would be allowed to install electric vehicle charging without condominium or homeowners’ associations banning or placing unreasonable regulations on the...

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Boston Police District A-1 Captain Fong Recognized for Leadership on Feast Weekends

By Matt Conti The September 2017 North End Public Safety Meeting was highlighted by the recognition of Boston Police District A-1 Captain Kenneth Fong who was presented with a City Council citation by Councilor Sal LaMattina. “Working with Boston Police, Mayor Walsh’s office and Rep. Michlewitz, I want to thank Captain Ken Fong for...

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Christopher Columbus Park Celebrates Fall Annual Festival and Charity Drive

Friends of Christopher Columbus Park will once again host their annual Fall Festival on Columbus Day. This free neighborhood event, which draws people of all ages from across the city and surrounding suburbs each year, will be held Monday, October 9 from 12-4 p.m. The festival will kick off with a parade around the...

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Edwards Releases Housing and Development Policy

Lydia Edwards, candidate for Boston City Council, released a comprehensive development and housing policy platform today outlining her plan to mitigate over development, protect the character of our neighborhoods, and ensure that city government fights to keep middle class families in Boston.  “Our neighborhoods are at a pivotal moment that requires bold, innovative leadership,”...

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NSC Outgoing Volunteers Thanked At Goodbye Party

By Phil Orlandella Staff and volunteers gathered at the North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center to say goodbye to the following departing volunteer: Lizabeth Castrillon, Case Manager; Nikola Kovacevic, ESOL Coordinator; Courtney Johnson, West End Project Coordinator and Eve Howell, Case Manager I. Castrillon left to spend more time with her daughter. Johnson is...

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North End Pride Day Bocce Tournament

September 22, 2017
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North End Pride Day Bocce Tournament

First place winners Natale DeMarco and Matteo Narcia (maroon shirts), Second place Andrea Justin and Henly Dunne (yellow shirts), Third place Peggy and Bob Magri (red shirts), St. Joseph Society sponsors Jim Montarano and Mark Ravanese with Tournament organizers Donato Frattaroli, Pamela Donarumma, Pam Modugno.

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Boston Barber Company Welcomes New College Students

September 22, 2017
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Boston Barber Company Welcomes New College Students

By Phil Orlandella “Move in college weekend in the North End is always a challenge,” City of Boston Neighborhood Services Liaison, Maria Lanza said, “It’s also a time to welcome many residents to the tightknit communities they call home.” During the move-in, that kind of friendliness was on display with Robert Dello Russo, owner...

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NEAD Holds Election of Officers

September 22, 2017
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By Phil Orlandella North End Against Drugs (NEAD) held its’ annual election of officers. John Romano and Maria Puopolo were re-elected to President and Clerk. Karen D’Amico was elected to the office of Treasurer, apost she had previously held for several years. Long time Board member and treasurer for the last couple years, Carl...

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NEMPAC Annual Fundraiser Set for Sept 21

September 22, 2017
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By Phil Orlandella North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) annual fundraiser “Autumn Jazz Soirée” on the Prado will be held on Thursday, September 21 from 6 PM to 9 PM. The special event will feature live music from Scanzonati and special NEMPAC performers from the non-profit organization. Tickets include food, beer and...

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