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Weekly Top Reads: North End Historical Society, Closed Storefronts, Commercial Wharf Hearing, Remembrance Day, Mayor’s Youth Council, and Basketball Bonanza

This week’s top posts on featured local milestones, businesses, real estate, students, Veterans Day, and more. Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week.

Celebrating 10 Years at North End Historical Society with Author Stephen Puleo

The North End Historical Society (NEHS) celebrated their ten year anniversary with author Stephen Puleo sharing his ten favorite things about the North End. In this article, Alex Goldfeld, President of the NEHS, recalls how the society first began. Read more here.

Closed North End Storefronts Multiply as Seasons Change

It is the time of year when the tourist traffic starts to dwindle and neighborhood businesses often decide to make a change, remodel or even close the doors for good. See what storefronts are empty or under construction in this recap.

Commercial Wharf Ch. 91 Legislation Heard at State House

A hearing was recently held at the Mass. State House on Bill H833, regarding Commercial Wharf and its ongoing dispute with the State Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) regarding Chapter 91 requirements at the North End / Waterfront property. Read more here.

Remembrance Day Wreath Laying and Medal Award at Old North

Bagpipes were heard in the North End on Sunday morning for Remembrance Day, a British tradition recognized at the Old North Church in cooperation with the British Consulate General and the British Officer’s Club of New England. Read more and see photos here.

Eighty-Five Boston High Schoolers Sworn in to Mayor’s Youth Council

The 2019-2020 Mayor’s Youth Council (MYC), comprised of 85 high schoolers who will work to improve Boston’s communities and empower other young people, was sworn in last week by Mayor Walsh and the Department of Youth Engagement and Employment. Read more here.

Editor’s Choice

Basketball Bonanza Brings Dozens to Nazzaro Court Competition [Photos]

North End Against Drugs (NEAD), with collaboration from State Representative Aaron Michlewitz and Rocco’s Cucina, hosted the 4th Annual North End Basketball Bonanza at the Nazzaro Center on Friday evening. More than 40 children from the neighborhood attended! Read more and see photos here.

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