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Weekly Top Reads: Tileston Street Properties, Feasts Schedule, Encore Harbor Ferry, Preservation Award, Friends of North End Library, & Joe LaFauci

This week’s top posts on featured feasts, ferries, awards, community groups and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week.

Tileston Street Properties to be Declared Surplus by City

The Mayor’s office has filed an order to declare surplus two parcels of City-owned land in the North End with vacant buildings and transfer the care, custody, management and control of said property to the Public Facilities Commission. Read more here.

North End Italian Feasts & Procession Schedule – Summer 2018

Feast season is upon us! Use this schedule to mark your calendars for the North End Processions and Feasts this summer. Read more here.

Encore Ferry to Carry Passengers Between Casino and Harbor Points

Three European-style motor yachts will shuttle guests and employees between the Encore Boston Harbor gaming resort in Everett and points along the Harbor when the casino opens in June 2019. Read more and see photos here.

Paul Revere House Education & Visitor Center Receives Historical Preservation Award

For its success at restoring and preserving the historic Lathrop Place at North Square, The Paul Revere House Education & Visitor Center has received a 2018 Massachusetts Historical Commission Preservation Award. Read more and see photos here.

Community Chat: Learn About the Friends of the North End Library

The Friends of the North End Branch Library presented at the May meeting of the Neighborhood Council to bring awareness to its activities on behalf of the library. FONEBL President Chris Sabbey and Vice President Rita Pagluica spoke about how the Friends group sponsors programming and improvements to the library. Read more and watch the video here.

Editor’s Choice

Remembering Joe LaFauci

This sentimental story about Joe LaFauci doubles as a historical piece about the North End during the twentieth century. Joe Sarno writes about his friend, and also about daily life when St. Mary’s Church still stood on Endicott Street. Read more here.