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The 2016 Election – What’s on the Ballot?

November 4, 2016
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Q.1 Expanded Slot Machine Gambling This proposed law would allow the state Gaming Commission to issue one additional category 2 license which would permit operation of a gaming establishment with no table games and not more than 1,250 slot machines. The proposed law would authorize the Commission to request applications for additional license to...
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Lord Stanley, Meet Captain Chara

Lord Stanley, Meet Captain Chara

One of our photographers grabbed this historic shot Thursday morning of Boston Bruins Captain Zdeno Chara exiting the charter plane at Logan Airport while hoisting the Stanley Cup into the air. A small group of fans were there to cheer on the team as they arrived back in Boston just after 8:30 a.m. on...
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Craft sale

December 6, 2010
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Craft sale

Shown above and below North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) held its fourth Annual Craft Sale last Sunday in the Prado.
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Receiving what he deserved

December 6, 2010
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The Boston City Council’s vote to expel their colleague Chuck Turner last week was the right thing to do. The 11-1 vote showed the resolve of the council, despite many of its members fretting that Turner was their friend and it was a difficult vote to make considering all he had done for his...
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Dr. Johnson’s dilemma

December 6, 2010
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Boston School Superintendent Carol Johnson is attempting to close down 13 Boston Public Schools and to combine five others in order to cut a more than $50 million deficit the Boston School Department is facing. Dr. Johnson’s gambit – to close schools that can no longer sustain themselves – is a step in the...
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December 7, 1941

December 6, 2010
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More than 60% of the nation was born after the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. President Franklin Roosevelt called the attack despicable – a day that would live in infamy. As it turns out, the Japanese made a fatal mistake challenging the arsenal of democracy on that day 69 years...
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Obituaries 12-06-2010

December 6, 2010
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Leonard Tammaro Of Florida, formerly of the North End Leonard Tammaro of Lauderdale Lakes, Florida, formerly of Boston’s North End and Revere, died on November 27 following a valiant battle with kidney failure. Born and raised in Boston’s North End, he graduated from Boston College High School and served in the U.S. Air Force....
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A special day for the Previte Family

November 30, 2010
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A special day for the Previte Family

It was a great day in the life and times of the Previte Family of the North End recently when their newborn son Aidan Nicolo Previte was christened at St. Leonard’s Church by Father Antonio. It was a November 21 that will stand for the rest of Aidan’s life as a most special day. Shown...
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Obituaries 11-30-2010

November 30, 2010
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Benedict Lentini Had 25-year career at Mass State Lottery Benedict C. “Ben” Lentini, a 60 year resident of Everett, formerly of Boston’s North End, died on November 18 following a brief battle with cancer at Boston’s Brigham & Women’s Hospital. He was 82 years old. He was an alumnus of the Franciscan Seminary School...
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Thanksgiving 2010

November 22, 2010
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Everything about our lives and about the well-being of our nation has been put in question by the nagging recession that has cost so many jobs and our belief in the banking system and even our belief in our ability as a nation to overcome economic adversity. With Thanksgiving upon us, we agree there...
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