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Weekly Top Reads: Suspect Arrested for Armed Robberies, Prado Reopening, Santa Maria di Anzano Feast, City Council Candidates, Northern Ave. Bridge & NEAD Scholarships

This week’s top posts on featured an arrest for recent robberies, the unveiling of local restoration projects, the start of feast season and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week.

Suspect Arrested for Multiple Armed Robberies in the North End

Surveillance photo distributed by Boston Police.

Boston Police are reporting that District A-1 officers arrested a suspect wanted in connection of three recent armed robberies in the North End, including a recent incident at Bob’s Grocery. Read more here.

North End’s Paul Revere Mall, the Prado, Reopened by Mayor Walsh After $3 Million Restoration

Mayor Marty Walsh officially reopened the Paul Revere Mall, known as the Prado, in Boston’s North End on Tuesday morning. The unveiling comes after nearly $3 million in improvements to revitalize the urban plaza and open space. Read more and see photos here.

114th Feast Honoring Santa Maria di Anzano [Procession Photos]

The first Sunday of June always brings the first Italian religious procession of the season to Boston’s North End, honoring Santa Maria di Anzano. The 114-year-old society held a Mass in Italian at St. Leonard Church, followed by a lunch and procession. Read more and see photos here.

Over Sixty Candidates Running for Boston City Council

More than 60 Boston residents plan on running for office in the upcoming election. The city will most likely see a primary election when it comes to the councilor at large seats. There will be more than 15 candidates vying for a spot. Read more here.

Officials Get Feedback on Northern Ave Bridge

It was standing room only for latecomers to a meeting about the design aspects of Northern Avenue Bridge. Built in 1908, today’s Northern Avenue Bridge was in service for over a century, before it was closed in 2014. The city is now hoping to rebuild the 110-year-old bridge for a new era. Read more and see photos here.

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North End Against Drugs Awards $8,000 in 2019-2020 Scholarships

North End Against Drugs, through the Raymond and Michelina Costa Scholarship Program, awarded $8,000 in scholarships this year to forty-four deserving students. Read more and see a photo of the awardees here.