Armenian Heritage Park Under Construction

Armenian Heritage Park Under Construction

Armenian Heritage Park, a gift to the City of Boston and the Commonwealth from Massachusetts Armenian-Americans, is under construction on the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston. For further information about the Park and the Party at the Other Park! – Fenway Park – to benefit the Endowment, please visit www. Armenian Heritage Park.net

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Crime Statistics Decrease 13 Percent in the North End

November 8, 2011
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Crime Statistics Decrease 13 Percent in the North End

Year-to-date crime figures in the North End have dropped 13 percent with 39 fewer incidents from January 1 to October 31, 2011, according to a report issued by Boston Police Captain Bernard O’Rourke, Commanding Officer District A-1. The Captain told residents at the NEWNC Public Safety Committee monthly meeting that crime statistics are down...

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Community Groups Seek Mall Repairs

November 8, 2011
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Community Groups Seek Mall Repairs

Once again discussions centered around the Paul Revere Mall (Prado) at last week’s NEWRA Parks and Open Spaces Committee monthly meeting held at the Nazzaro Community Center. Matt Black, a member of the Friends of the Prado, gave the committee an overview of the condition of the Mall which is on the Freedom Trail...

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NEAD Community Service Awards Winners for 2011

2011 Robert Decristoforo President’s Award: Matt Conti 2011 Barbara Decristoforo Senior Award: Lillian Ferullo & Mary Anne Tordiglione 2011 Emily Pugliano Public Service Award: Nicole Leo 2011 John Dexter Award Unsung Hero Award: Rebecca Griffin 2011 Uncle Fred Carangelo Organization Award: Friends of the North End Library 2011 N.E.A.D. Alumnus Award: John Pagliuca 2011...

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Get Out and Vote

Today is Election Day and if you are a registered voter you should get out to vote. Although no political positions directly representing Beacon Hill, Back Bay and the North End are being contested, Tuesday’s municipal election features a very hotly contested At-Large City Council race. Beacon Hill’s city council representatives, District 8’s Mike...

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The Turning Back of the Clock

This weekend marked the turning back of our clocks one hour as all of us know. That one hour taken away causes the sunset in the weeks to come near to 4:30 p.m. – a truly ungodly hour for a sunset. What’s worse is the hour of sunrise. At this point in time, we...

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NEAA Basketball at the Nazzaro Center

Who needs the NBA!  The Nazzaro Center and the North End Athletic Association are teaming up once again to provide the neighborhood with one of the best in-house basketball programs in the city.  Bigger and better than previous years, the Small Fry League, as it is generally called, will consist of three divisions covering...

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Obituaries 11-08-2011

Rose Kelly Somerville resident Rose M. (LaMonica) Kelly of Somerville died on October 29. She was 103 years old. She was the beloved wife of the late Richard P. Kelly, Sr.; loving mother of Richard P. Kelly, Jr. and his wife, Bobbie of Calfornia, Paul F. Kelly of Barnstable, Lorraine K. Dollwet and her...

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Getting Around

November 1, 2011
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Getting Around

Segway are still a main source of transporta­tion in the community. Shown is pick-up site on Commercial Street.

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Under New Management

November 1, 2011
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Under New Management

Serving you…A full service multi level salon and spa-La Piu Bella-Salon 26 is under new management and staffed by a talented team. Located at 26 Parmenter Street, Salon 26 is offering a 25% discount to first time customers. Walk-ins accepted. Appointments 617-523-2426 or www.salon26boston.com. Shown (l to r) Kiani Williams, Shaida Karimi, Nicole Maras,...

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Sergeant Thomas Lema Receives Public Service Award

November 1, 2011
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Boston Police Sergeant Thomas Lema, no stranger to the North End/Waterfront community, was recently honored by the Boston Municipal Research Bureau with a Public Service Award. Sgt. Lema was presented the annual Henry L. Shattuck Public Service Award for his work serving the downtown area’s diverse community, particularly for his work with the homeless....

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North End Post 144 Celebrates 90th Anniversary

November 1, 2011
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North End Post 144 Veterans of Foreign Wars celebrated their 90th Anniversary with over 200 people at the U.S. Coast Guard Base on Commercial Street. In the spring of 1921, a group of 25 World War 1 veterans gathered under the direction of Anthony Iasi, to consider the establishment of a VFW Post in...

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North End/Waterfront Gets Bike Lane

A bike lane is being installed on Commercial Street from Atlantic Avenue to Causeway Street, according to Mayor Thomas Menino’s Boston Bikes. Sections of the road designated for exclusive use by cyclists will be painted or thermoplastic markings plus signage marking the lanes. Green color or flexible barriers could be added for emphasis. A...

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Does Weekend Storm Speak Volumes About Winter to Come?

Most of us heard the lament loudly and clearly over the weekend about the snow coming so early, preceding even this week’s Halloween celebration. In more ways than we care to conjure up, snow this early and so plentiful in nearly all of Massachusetts except for Boston and the coastal area, is a bad...

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In Dewey Square

The protestors in Dewey Square are finding out exactly what kind of devotion to task it takes to camp outside in Boston as the winter sets in. We are reminded of General George Washington’s troops doing the same here and in Cambridge during the winter of 1775 and during a number of winters that...

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Obituaries 11-01-2011

Rose Marie Logiudice Former North End Resident Rose Marie (Marciante) Logiudice of Reading, formerly of Cambridge and the North End of Boston, died on October 21. She was 83 years old. She was the beloved wife of Vincent Logiudice; devoted mother of Angelo Logiudice of Cambridge, John Logiudice of Cambridge and Karyn Logiudice of...

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Tirella Receives Good Neighbor Award

October 25, 2011
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Tirella Receives Good Neighbor Award

Each month the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association Clean Streets Committee recognizes a local business or resident as a Good Neighbor for continuously cleaning the sidewalk and curb in front of their place of business or dwelling. Michele Tirella has been selected to receive the October 2011 award for her daily cleaning on several streets...

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Clean Streets Committee Still Battling Household Trash Problems

October 25, 2011
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Clean Streets Committee Still  Battling Household Trash Problems

The North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association Clean Streets Committee continues to do its part educating the community on how they can contribute to keeping neighborhood streets and gutters clean and how to properly put out trash and recycle during the designated hours, according to committee member Janet Gilardi. Many efforts and programs have been attempted...

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Government Center Garage Plans to Be Filed

October 25, 2011
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) expects the new owner of the Government Center Garage site will file a Project Notification Form (PNF) sometime before the end of the year, according to a North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee report. This will apparently trigger the commencement of the BRA’s Article 80 Large...

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North End Halloween Party and Parade

October 25, 2011
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The Madonna Della Cava Society will hold its 60th Halloween North End Party and Parade on Hanover and Battery Streets his weekend, Saturday, October 29 from 1-3pm with a rain delay on Sunday, October 30, same time, same location. The special spooking party is held in conjunction with the Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism...

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At the Museum of Science…

If you have an interest in ancient Italian history and culture then you need to get yourself over to the Museum of Science for the Pompei exhibit. Get a glimpse of daily life in Pompei before the explosion of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. There are hundreds of artifacts – even body casts – which...

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Bricco’s Seeks Take-out

One of local entrepreneur Frank DePasquale’s signature restaurants, Bricco, is seeking a take out license. The Hanover Street restaurant would like customers to be able to purchase food to go, bread and pastries, et cetera from a new bakery to be added to the premises. Mr. DePasquale has shown over the years that he...

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Biking the North End Closer to Reality

Within a few months, the city will be making public plans for a bike lane from Atlantic Avenue to Hull Street. In a way, this is a virtual revolution that is destined to change driving habits and the persona of the North End itself. While Atlantic Avenue to Hull Street by itself isn’t inclusive...

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Obituaries 10-25-2011

Ignazio ‘Jerry’ Catania North End Resident Ignazio “Jerry” Catania of Boston’s North End died peacefully in his home on October 12. He was 95 years old. He was the beloved husband of the late Catherine (Mirabella) Catania and is survived by many loving nieces and nephews, including Nicholas Catania, Richard Catania, Patricia Smith and...

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