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Weekly Top Reads: Redcoats Occupy Boston, Public Safety, Columbus Day Parade Photos, Councilor Edwards’ Newsletter, Eliot School Dance Party and Music Scholarships

This week’s top posts on featured event photos, public safety, updates from city council, schools and music awards! Read on below to see the most popular articles from the past week.

Redcoats Occupy Boston Again, 250 Years After 1768 British Troop Landing [Photos]

Long Wharf was once again the site of a landing of British troops, as re-enactors commemorated the 250th anniversary when the seven-year occupation of Boston began in 1768. A Revolution 250 event, “Boston Occupied: An Insolent Parade” featured over 150 Redcoat actors who occupied downtown Boston last weekend. See photos here.

Public Safety Meeting: One Arrest for Attempted Kidnapping at Faneuil Hall, Two Residential Breaking & Entering Incidents, Six Larcenies

Every month Boston Police District A-1 provides North End / Waterfront residents an update on recent neighborhood crime incidents at the North End Public Safety Meeting. This article shares information from the October meeting, which include a series of thefts and one arrest. Read more here.

Columbus Day Parade in East Boston [Photo Gallery]

On Sunday, October 7th, the annual Columbus Day Parade was held in East Boston. The parade began at Suffolk Downs, marched down Bennington Street, and ended at Maverick Square near the waterfront. Read more and see photos here.

From the Councilor: Construction Project Job Opportunities, Unpaid Property Taxes Forgiveness, East Boston Master Plan

Lydia Edwards, City Councilor for District One (North End, Charlestown and East Boston), shares her October newsletter featuring ongoing efforts including jobs, taxes, developments and more. Read more and see the full newsletter here.

11th Annual Back to Eliot School Dance Party

With the Prado under construction, Eliot School students, teachers and staff took their annual back to school dance party over to Langone Park on a sun-filled Friday afternoon. Now in its 11th year, the tradition allowed everyone to get outside and dance the afternoon away! Read more and see photos here.

Editor’s Choice

Marshall Music Scholarships Awarded to Four Local Children at NEMPAC

The North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) and State Representative Aaron Michlewitz recently selected Anna Carey, Caroline Carey, Preston Horan, and Vera-Lyn Routhier Gomez as the four recipients of this year’s Geraldine Marshall Music Scholarship. Read more and see photos here.