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Weekly Top Reads: Feast Photos, Congressman Lynch Talks with Residents, Traffic Study, Municipal Harbor Plan Debate, Boat Cruise, & Movie Night

This week’s top posts on featured a little bit of everything – culture, politics, transportation, development, local activities, and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week.

99th Feast of Madonna Della Cava [Photo Gallery]

The Madonna Della Cava Society held their 99th annual feast last weekend, complete with food vendors, nightly entertainment, and of course, a procession through the streets of the North End. Read more and see photos from Friday night here and Sunday afternoon here.

US Congressman Lynch Confronted by Advocates at Neighborhood Meeting [Video]

A community meeting with U.S. Congressman Stephen Lynch became heated when political advocates stood up as a group to confront the 8th District representative on pressing national issues including border detention centers and presidential impeachment. Read more and watch the video here.

Study: Traffic Congestion From Bad to Worse

According to a newly released Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDot) study, traffic is only getting worse in the Commonwealth. Some of the most congested areas in the state are just outside Boston – I-93 North from Braintree to Neponset, Route 2 East around Alewife, and I-93 South in Medford. Read more here.

Downtown Municipal Harbor Plan Zoning Meeting Brings Crowd and Debate

A public meeting for the Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Plan zoning amendments continued debate regarding the controversial regulations. A presentation was given with an update on current affairs in relation to BPDA’s efforts to meet the demands of climate resiliency. Read more here.

Family Boat Cruise Supports North End Against Drugs [Photos]

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) hosted their annual family boat cruise in memory of Emilie Pugliano and Bobby DeCristoforo earlier this month. The cruise left from Long Wharf and was enjoyed by neighborhood residents and families, NEAA members, NEAD sponsors and friends. Read more and see photos here.

Editor’s Choice

North End Neighbors Gather for Movie Night at The Gassy

Boston Community Collaborative (BCC) hosts weekly movies at The Gassy / DeFilippo Playground on Prince Street on Wednesday evenings in July and August. This week’s film, Ratatouille, brought many North End families and neighbors to the park to enjoy a cool summer evening. See photos and the film schedule for the rest of the month here.