A North End resident, Barbara Dobry, shares this note and photo comparison on Saturday, December 28, 2013. Saturday is the one day of the week where residential trash is not supposed to be put out on the neighborhood streets.
She writes, “I had a few errands to run on Parmenter and Salem Streets. It is disheartening to see trash on the sidewalk on both streets on a Saturday afternoon. The worst trash site I noticed today was at a recent sidewalk memorial for Vittorio Recupero (one of our tailors here in the North End) who had died on November 19th. What a revolting act of disrespect for such a lovely man. Why do people do this sort of trashing?”