Corner Café Rules Again

October 5, 2018
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The Corner Café, for the 18th time in 22 years, took home the North End Men’s Softball Championship. The Corner was the #1 seed in the playoffs after a 15-1-1 regular season. The team blends the talents of longtime stars like Steve “Donuts” Passatempo, Andrew Madden, Anthony Coppola, Vince DiNictolis, Mike Unwin and Michael...
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Carnival of Dogs

September 20, 2018
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Carnival of Dogs

TD Bank’s Carnival of Dogs held on The Greenway drew many participants who enjoy a variety of dog friendly activities and vendors.
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NEWRA Votes on Four Agenda Items

September 20, 2018
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Four voting items were on the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) October monthly meeting agenda. NEWRA supported Rev. Stephen T. Ayers, Vicar and Executive Director of the Old North Church and Foundation request to apply for Boston Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds for a grant to help make the Old North crypt handicap accessible....
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North End Knights of Columbus Housing Public Meeting Held

September 20, 2018
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Affirmative Investments, Inc., the East Boston Community Development Operation (CDC) and representatives from the North End Knights of Columbus Lodge 1513, held a public meeting at the Knights Hall, 41 North margin Street to discuss a proposal for the five-story structure, approximately 24,257 square feet of property. Plans call for 23 units of affordable...
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Council Opposes Citizen Bank Relocation

September 20, 2018
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A request by Citizens Bank for a conditional use permit for a bank and ATM in preparation for its apparent relocation to 198 Hanover Street, the property of Charter Street Realty, was opposed 4-1 by the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) at its September monthly meeting. Several months ago, NEWNC did not support the...
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NE Sons and Daughters of Italy Formation Endeavor Underway

September 20, 2018
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Luigi Natale, one of the many people working to establish a North End Sons and Daughters of Italy, presented information pertaining to the endeavor at the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) monthly meeting. Natale told the Council and residents that attended the meeting, the registration is already underway and that about 100 people have...
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Community News

September 20, 2018
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Public Safety Meeting The next Boston Police District A1 North End Public Safety meeting will be held on Thursday, October 4 at 7 PM in the Nazzaro Community Center. NEWRA Monthly Meeting The next North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, October 11 at 7 PM in the Nazzaro...
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North End Library Programs

September 20, 2018
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EVENTS FOR ADULTS Friday    Sept. 21     1 pm   To Die For Friday    Sept. 21      1 pm   The Trouble with Angels One-on-One Computer Assistance for Adults by Appointment – Wednesdays 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Call 617.227.8135 to reserve a 30-minute spot for personalized assistance with PC computing, laptops, iPads, tablets, the BPL catalog, and online...
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R.U.F.F. News and Notes

September 20, 2018
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Labor Day has come and gone, but the nice weather remains.  We encourage everyone to invite new dog owners or neighbors to the dog park and make them aware of what Responsible Urbanites For Fido (RUFF) does. Responsible owners are the foundation of RUFF and we are always looking to bring in new members. Keep...
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Political News and Notes

September 20, 2018
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Ortega Named Chief Kara Elliott Ortega has been appointed Chief of Arts and Culture for the City of Boston by Mayor Martin Walsh (was interim Chief). Ortega worked as the Director of Planning and Policy in the Arts cabinet for three years, playing a leadership role in the development and implementation of Boston Creates,...
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Paul Revere House Fall Events

September 20, 2018
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September 22, Tinsmithing Demonstration 1:00-3:00 Who made the ubiquitous lanterns, sconces, and other tin wares of the 18th century? A tinker! Larry Leonard produces and sells examples of his craft while describing the techniques, tools, and materials used since the Reveres’ era.   September 29, Printing Demonstration, 1:00-3:00 Did you know Paul Revere worked as...
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North End Resident Named to Fisher College Board of Trustees

September 20, 2018
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Fisher College has announced Managing Director International at Tito’s Handmade Vodka, John McDonnell of the North End, as a new member of the Board of Trustees. The Board currently consists of 14 members, including four officers. McDonnell has extensive leadership experience, managing top brands in the distilled spirits industry for over 30 years.  He...
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NEMPAC Presents Jazz Pianist at Living Room

September 20, 2018
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A one-night performance of International Virtuoso Jazz Pianist Emmet Cohen will be held at the Living Room Restaurant and Lounge, 101 Atlantic Avenue, North End on Wednesday, October 3 from 7:30 PM to 9 PM. Doors open at 6 PM. Sponsored by Meghan and Neil Denenberg, the special performance will benefit the North End...
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ABCD Bouna Sera Fundraiser

September 20, 2018
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Ten North End residents will participate in the 8th ABCD North End annual Bouna Sera fundraising events, an evening with friends and celebrities. It begins with a wine reception on Thursday, October 4 from 5:30 PM to 7 PM at 60 State Street, 26th floor, Wilmer/Hole with several celebrities, followed by dinner at 7:30...
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West End Library Programs

September 20, 2018
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Book Discussion Group to meet at West End Branch Library The West End Branch of the Boston Public Library, located at 151 Cambridge St., welcomes the Book Discussion Group on Thursday, Sept. 20, at 3 p.m. September is National Recovery Month.  Its purpose is to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use...
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Sal Balsamo Honored at 15th Annual Taste of the North End Bocce Tournament

September 20, 2018
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Beating out over 100 players, Nino Rinaldi and Matteo Norcia won the first place trophy at the 15th Annual Taste of the North End Bocce Tournament, held on September 9, 2018 in Boston’s North End. Second place went to consistent top performers, Peggy and Bob Magri, with third place to Giovanni DiPierro and Gerry...
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Boston Local Food Festival held on The Greenway

September 20, 2018
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The Greenway was recently transformed into the nation’s largest local and sustainable food hub, the Boston Local Food Festival. Hundreds of festival goers engaged with local chefs, farmers, fisherfolk, food truck vendors, chef demos, a seafood throwdown, a family fun zone, a New England Village and special foods. Participants also learned about the benefits...
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Opinion

September 20, 2018
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Artificial turf planned       at Puopolo Park Several community meetings have been held regarding many improvements to Langone Field, Puopolo Park and other public areas along the Commercial Street complex. Plans for the renovations were presented by the City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department, at each meeting and basically agreed on by residents that...
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Massachusetts Needs Gov Charlie Baker

September 20, 2018
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With the state primary election now concluded, the ballot for the state election in November has been set, providing voters with the opportunity to see how the candidates match up for the various offices. Many of these contests feature either newcomers to the political scene or candidates for higher office who have not been...
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Thousands Turn out for 99th St Anthony’s Feast

September 10, 2018
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Thousands Turn out for 99th St Anthony’s Feast

This year’s Saint Anthony’s feast saw an enormous turnout, from both near and far the event.
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Rachael Rollins Wins Suffolk County D.A. Race, Galvin Tops Zakim

September 10, 2018
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Rachael Rollins won the election for Suffolk County District Attorney Tuesday in the five person race to fill the seat left by outgoing D.A. Dan Conley. Rollins defeated Greg Henning, Shannon McAuliffe, Evandro Carvalho and Linda Champion. With her win Rollins will be the first female-candidate of color to hold the position in the...
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Governor Files Short-Term Rental Bill

September 10, 2018
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North End/Waterfront community organizations, residents and other interested parties have been patiently waiting for legislation governing and regulating short-term rentals that have been supported throughout the community. At a North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) meeting, the community received not so good information that Governor Charlie Baker has requested several amendments. The Governor did so...
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North End 12U Team Captures Boston City Baseball League Championship

September 10, 2018
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A feisty and determine 12u team selected out of the NEAA Majors Program stared down and defeated rivals Charlestown, in the semi-finals, and South Boston, in the finals to capture the 2018 BCBL Championship. The North End Team coached by Jon Larson, John Pezzuto and managed by Juli McHugh had a complete effort throughout...
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NEAD Hosts Johnny Paolo Bocce Tournament

September 10, 2018
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One of the main attractions being held at the 2018 North End Against Drugs (NEAD) Family Pride Day is the popular and competitive annual Johnny Paolo Bocce Tournament held at the local courts on Commercial Street. Registration for the fund-fill torment will be held at the courts on Saturday, September 15 starting at 12...
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