Weekly Top Reads: Halloween Parades and Costumes, Climate Change Resiliency, Youth Music Scholarships, Photo Winner & Community Center Survey

This week’s top posts featured Halloween photos, local awards, climate change planning and more! Read on to see the most popular articles from the past week below.

Photos: 66th Annual North End Halloween Parade

Last Saturday was perfect weather for the 66th annual North End Halloween Party! The celebration, hosted by the Madonna Della Cava Society, featured a parade through the streets along with entertainment, food and games for the whole family. See photos from the parade and the halloween costume runway here.

City Announces Measures to Protect East Boston and Charlestown From Climate Change

Earlier this week Boston City Hall announced plans to implement new resiliency measures to protect East Boston and Charlestown from current and future flooding as a result of climate change. The measures include elevating a section of Main Street in Charlestown and installing a deployable floodwall across the East Boston Greenway. Read more here.

Boston Community Collaborative’s 5th Annual FUNraiser – a Great Time!

Guests had a great time at Boston Community Collaborative’s fifth Annual Halloween Costume party FUNraiser last weekend. The event featured dinner, a live band and a costume contest! Read more and see photos of the guests in their costumes here.

NEMPAC and State Rep. Michlewitz Award Four North End Youth Music Scholarships

The North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) congratulated four recipients of the Geraldine Marshall Music Scholarship this year! Due to overwhelming support from the community and State Representative Michlewitz to carry on the Scholarship, NEMPAC was able to double the awards this year by providing now four students with full music tuition support. Read more here.

Nicole Alexandra Cacchiotti, Suffolk University Student, Chosen as National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Photography Grand Prize Winner

Nicole Alexandra Cacchiotti, Global Business Student at Suffolk University, was chosen as the Grand Prize Winner of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Photography Competition. The competition asked photographers, amateurs and professionals, to submit images that best captured “That’s Amore”, and received entries from all over the world. Read more here.

Editor’s Choice

North End Community Center Study Survey

This new online tool, A Day in the Life of the North End, was designed for residents to tell the city how the Nazzaro community center fits into your life, and how a new or renovated building could better meet the community’s needs. Read more and fill out the survey to share your opinions here.

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