Archive for December, 2017

Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour

December 13, 2017
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Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour

In his fourth neighborhood trolley tour, Mayor Marty Walsh continued the tradition with a stop in the North End on Sunday afternoon. Kids of all ages came out to see Santa and the lighting of the Prado tree on the Paul Revere Mall.
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NE Library Holiday Open House

December 13, 2017
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NE Library Holiday Open House

By Patricia Sabbey The Friends of the North End Library delivered holiday sparkle to the neighborhood at the recent celebration at the library. Musical entertainment was provided by the “The Joneses”, a local duo who perform at various functions in the North End and around the state. In addition to the music, a complimentary...
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New Year’s Eve Fireworks Returns to Boston Harbor

December 13, 2017
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By Matt Conti Get your party hats and noisemakers to ring in 2018 because New Year’s Eve fireworks are returning this year to Boston Harbor. The 40-year tradition is back with two, yes two, fireworks barges for a big show starting at midnight. With double barges, fireworks will be visible across Boston’s waterfront, including...
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North Station Area Mobility Action Plan Released

December 13, 2017
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By Phil Orlandella A long awaited North Station Area Mobility Action Plan dealing with possible major traffic conditions has been released by the City of Boston. The plans for the area adjacent to the Bulfinch Triangle, North End, and West End has been developed with input from residents and the business community to deal...
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New Light Shows at Greenway Carousel

December 13, 2017
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By Phil Orlandella Through January 1, 2018, at The Greenway Carousel, a New Light Show timed to some of your favorite holiday songs will be held. It’s a nice way to enjoy an unforgettable holiday trip and take a spin against the backdrop of bright, festive lights with family and friends.             Shows every...
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Renovation and Reopening of Saint Leonard Church

December 13, 2017
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By Bennett Molinari and Richard Molinari  Saint Leonard Church recently underwent a much-needed year-long renovation project. The multi-million-dollar project, completed in December, is one of the most extensive restorations of the church since its construction in 1885. The sensitive renovation of the historic church focused on the refurbishment of the beautiful stained-glass windows that...
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East Boston Savings Bank’s Annual Holiday Auction Nets $75,000 for Local Charities

December 13, 2017
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East Boston Savings Bank’s 32nd Annual Holiday Auction raised over $75,000 for local charities. EBSB employees, family, friends and vendors gathered at the Danversport Yacht Club where items donated by Bank employees, family members, local businesses and vendors were auctioned off to the highest bidder.  Other items others were offered through raffles that took...
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Italian-American Christmas Concert Set in North End

December 13, 2017
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The Saint Leonard Choral Society accompanied by The North End Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Dan Drzymalski will perform its annual Christmas Concert on Saturday, December 16 starting at 6pm. This year’s concert is entitled “An Italian-American Christmas Concert”. Continuing with tradition, the concert will be held in the lovely setting of...
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Santa Claus to Visit North End on Dec 17

December 13, 2017
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By John Romano Santa Claus will be making his annual helicopter ride from the North Pole to the North End on Sunday, December 17. Festivities begin at 2 p.m. at Puopolo Park on Commercial Street. Join Santa’s friends and elves and sing along to your Christmas & Holiday favorites with the North End Marching...
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Holiday Quilt Show on Display at City Hall

December 13, 2017
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By Phil Orlandella The Proper Bostonian Quilters Holiday Quilt Show is now on display at Boston City Hall through December 29 in the Scollay Square Gallery on the third and fifth floor balcony of Boston City Hall. “City Hall is such a great venue for exhibiting our quilts, and we are proud to contribute...
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