Indians Top Cardinals 17-3

The Indians topped the Cardinals 17-3 on a beautiful night for baseball under the lights in the nightcap of the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) majors double header.  The Indians benefited from the efforts of a tight pitching staff led by veteran Brianna Woods, and featured the pitching debuts of rookies Sam Griffin, Liam...

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Making the North End Shine

Making the North End Shine

The rain on Saturday morning did not deter these hearty residents from cleaning the North End.

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Salem Street Business Occupancy Change Supported

May 13, 2014
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Salem Street Business Occupancy Change Supported

Ristorante Rigoletto, 115-117 Salem Street, received support (23-7) by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) to expand its occupancy to include restaurant use. The premises is currently permitted for coffee shop, pastry shop and ice cream shop. Seating capacity is 40 and the hours of operation 10 a.m. to 12 a.m. seven days a...

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NEWNC Election Is on Saturday

May 13, 2014
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Seven candidates have been certified to run in the 2014 North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) elections this coming Saturday, May 17 in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street from 10 AM to 2 PM. There are six seats open for two-year terms. Voters can vote for up to six candidates. Residents must...

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RUFF Offers Dog Training

May 13, 2014
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Responsible Urbanites For Fido (RUFF) has lined up a great dog trainer, Janet Vera, to do some sessions with the neighborhood group, according to President Leslie Horn. Vera is a professional dog trainer and canine behavioral specialist currently working with some North End dog owners. “RUFF hopes Janet will become a great addition to...

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Feasts Attract Thousands of Visitors to the North End

A huge attraction to the North End each year are the many religious feasts held throughout the neighborhood. Local societies have been coordinating these events in honor of their patron Saints for many, many years on the streets of the North End. For some time now, the societies have been working with the City...

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Second State-wide Candidates Night

Another candidates night has been scheduled by the Ward 3 Democratic Ward Committee for state-wide candidates seeking election. All Democratic candidates running for the office of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer and Attorney General have been invited to attend, deliver brief remarks and answer questions posed by Ward 3 residents. The Committee and its chairperson...

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Indians/Cubs Tie 5-5; Opens Baseball Season

The Indians versus Cubs had a great game to start off the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) 2014 season. The Cubs starting pitcher Francis Shea made the first out ofthe season, handling a sharp comebacker from Indian Sam Griffin. The Indians dug in and scored two runs when Charlie Griffin drove the first one...

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Boston Public Market Coming Soon to Space at Haymarket T Station

Boston Public Market Coming Soon to Space at Haymarket T Station

In Boston alone, farmers markets have more than doubled in the past 10 years, and Massachusetts ranks third in the nation in number of farmers markets per person. The Boston Public Market, a nonprofit organization founded in 2001, hopes to improve upon these statistics even more. With a nearly final 85-year lease for an...

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Taste of the North End

Taste of the North End

More than thirty North End eateries and local beer and wine distributors showcased a wide-range of food and beverages at the 21st Taste of the North End.

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Greenway Community Representative Presents Update to NEWRA

May 5, 2014
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North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association’s Community Representative on the Greenway Conservancy, Robyn Reed, presented a report relating to the Greenway at the last NEWRA monthly meeting. Robyn’s update was as follows.  “I responded to Dave Kubiak’s question from the March meeting regarding the lease extension that the Greenway has with the DOT. Our current lease...

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NEAA Baseball Opening Day Activities Set for May 10

May 5, 2014
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Rain dampened the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) Baseball Opening Day activities. NEAA Baseball Director Ralph Martignetti was forced to re-schedule the festivities to Saturday, May 10 with the entire league playing games. This year, opening day will be played in memory of Ralph DeMarco a life-long member of the Association. Besides the Little,...

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Neighborhood Cleanup Is Set for This Saturday

May 5, 2014
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A major street, parks and playgrounds cleaning-up will take place on Saturday, May 10 from 9 AM to 12 PM. Check in at the Prado at 8:30 AM. The North End Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the City of Boston for Boston Shines for the much needed community trash pick-up. Participants will receive...

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North End Businesses Not Helping Street Trash Pickup

Warmer weather has flooded the North End with visitors, diners and shoppers. Everywhere the eye can see there are people, people, people, especially on weekends. A business owner’s dream. It’s really only the beginning of what’s to come, more visitors resulting in a street and sidewalk trash problem once the very few trash receptacles...

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Frattaroli Family Should Be Commended

Once again, the Frattorolli family spearheaded the 21st Taste of the North End, a popular neighborhood event that benefits the community in several ways. Funds raised help the Casa Monte Casino that provides a place to stay for impoverished families from around the world while their children receive serious medical attention in Boston. Local...

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North End Shop and Nibble Attracts Many Customers

The North End Shop and Nibble Neighborhood Shopping Tasting Stroll was so successful, that organizers are thinking about making it an annual event. “It was a really successful business community event,” one coordinator Marian Klausner told the Review. “Restaurants that provided food for tasting, told us that they receive some business from people stopping...

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Helmets on

Helmets on

The warmer weather has started the bike tours. Riders are seen exiting Christopher Columbus Park.

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Body Found in Boston Harbor Identified as North End Resident

Body Found in Boston Harbor Identified as North End Resident

Authorities have identified a body found in Boston Harbor at Long Wharf as missing person, Eric Munsell, the 24-year-old North End resident who had not been seen since February 8th. He was a recent Boston University graduate and working as an engineer at General Electric. A “non-viable male” body was pulled from the harbor...

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Senator Petruccelli Runs Boston Marathon

Senator Petruccelli Runs Boston Marathon

A stellar finish for the North End’s very own, Senator Anthony Petruccelli who completed the 2014 Boston Marathon.  Competing in his first full marathon, Senator Petruccelli began training immediately following last year’s tragedy starting with what was most comfortable for him- short runs of three to five miles, and eventually progressing to long nineteen...

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NEAD Easter Party

NEAD Easter Party

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) and the Nazzaro Community Center held another successful Easter party.

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NEMPAC Students Are Eager to Start “Keys 4 Kids” Pledge-a-thon

The students of NEMPAC’s private music instruction program have geared up to start collecting their pledges for a month long pledge-a-thon “Keys for Kids”. “Keys 4 Kids will give students motivation to practice! By reinforcing practice, students will receive the maximum benefits from their weekly music lessons. As a result, NEMPAC expects to see...

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Same-day Trash Pickup Seems Bleak

The fact that Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has publicly stated he has not yet taken a position on same-day trash pickup for residential trash and the overwhelming cost to implement the program in certain communities, clearly indicates that the proposed program is not on anyone’s radar at this time. Over 800 signatures of North...

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It Takes Two to Tango

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council president, along with other elected community members, has made a gallant attempt to unite the community by merging with the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association. However, it has become completely obvious that NEWRA is not interested and has rejected a sit-down meeting to at least discuss the idea. While the...

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Martignetti Makes Fitchburg “Walk-off”

Fitchburg St University was in a battle with Bridgewater St University for the 4 seed in the upcoming playoffs and North Ender stalwart Mike Martignetti was right in the middle of it. Bridgewater raced out to a 8-0 lead but Fitchburg battled back and found themselves trailing 8-6 in the last inning. North End...

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