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Weekly Top Reads: Boat Ashore, Giangregorio Brothers Honored, Commercial Wharf Plans, Parade Photos, 49-49R Charter St., & NEW Health Board

This week’s top posts on featured local events and people, strong weather, redevelopments, parades and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week.

Bomb Cyclone Brings Boat Ashore at Sargent’s Wharf

Wednesday night’s “bomb cyclone” caused a storm surge in Boston Harbor toppling boats, including this “Rush” sailboat at Sargent’s Wharf on the North End waterfront. Read more and see storm photos here.

Giangregorio Brothers of Green Cross Pharmacy Honored [Photos]

Local officials congratulate the Giangregorio family.

This year’s Michael A. Nazzaro Community Service Award was presented to Fernando “Freddy” & Joseph “Peppi” Giangregorio at Friday evening’s reception by the North End Columbus Day Celebration Committee. Read more and see photos here.

Tavistock Presents Commercial Wharf Plans at First Public Meeting

Tavistock Development Company, commercial property owners along Commercial Wharf in Boston’s North End, presented their redevelopment proposal to a packed house of residents on Thursday evening. Read more and see renderings here.

Italian Heritage Celebrated at Bi-Annual North End Columbus Day Parade [Photo Gallery]

Colonial Firing Squad

The Bi-Annual Columbus Day Parade took place on Sunday October 13, beginning at City Hall Plaza and winding through the North End / Waterfront neighborhood. Parade coordinator Louis Strazzullo said this year was the largest showing, with people lining the streets. Read more and see photos here.

Residents’ Association Opposes Revised Proposal for 49-49R Charter St. Addition

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) voted 22-1 in opposition to a one-story addition at 49-49R Charter Street. The proposal was a revised version of plans that were presented and opposed by NEWRA in July. Read more and watch the video here.

Editor’s Choice

NEW Health Names North End Resident Jason Aluia to Health Center Board Chair

North End Community Health Committee Inc. has named a new chair to its consumer board of directors. D/B/A North End Waterfront Health (NEW Health) Jason Aluia was elected to the position and assumed his role October 1. Read more here.