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Pagliuca’s Restaurant Receives Good Neighbor Award

After a few month hiatus due to COVID-19, NEWRA is back to recognizing local people and businesses with the Good Neighbor Award. Recognition Chair Janet Gilardi said, “I have to commend all the businesses and property owners for continuing to keep our North End clean! There are so many wonderful and conscientious people here and they Read More…

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RUFF Dog Group Welcomes New Board Members

The RUFF North End Dog Group has announced four new members will join their Board: Cristhel Lopez, ChairpersonMadeline Ugarte, MarketingAlyssa Nations, Membership (also a writer for NorthEndWaterfront.com!)Harrison Lebov, Esq., RUFF Legal RUFF’s Board of Directors is a group of volunteers who work with the city, state, and community members to maintain the two dedicated parks Read More…

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Obituary: Geraldine Ellen (DiNunzio) Romano of Romano Florist in Boston’s North End

Geraldine Ellen (DiNunzio) Romano of Saugus and formerly of Boston’s North End passed away on September 19, 2020. Beloved daughter of the late Ciriaco and Ellen (Leo) DiNunzi. Loving wife of Nicholas “Nicky” Romano, owner of Romano Florist on Hanover Street. Adored mother of David Romano and his wife Carolyn of Naples, FL, Nichlas “Brock” Romano and Read More…

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Old North Church Welcomes New Vicar Rev. Dr. Matthew Cadwell

Rev. Dr. Matthew Cadwell has accepted the Call to serve as Vicar-in-Charge at Old North Church in Boston’s North End. He will begin his ministry at Old North on November 16, 2020. Rev. Cadwell replaces Vicar Rev. Stephen Ayres, who retired in December 2019 after twenty-two years of celebrating mass at Old North. Rev. Cadwell Read More…

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North End Against Drugs Elects New Officers for 2020-2021

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) Board of Director’s elected its slate of officers for the upcoming year at their annual meeting on September 8, 2020. The new officers are: President: John PregmonVice President: Steven SicilianoClerk: Maria LanzaTreasurer: Ann FitzgeraldPresident Emeritus: John Romano The new officers look forward to working with the community over the next year to Read More…

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Greenway Conservancy’s Brackenbury Departing for Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation

After 11 years with the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, Executive Director Jesse Brackenbury is departing for New York to become CEO of the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation. Brackenbury will remain with the Conservancy for another seven months to oversee the transition while its Board conducts a national search for a new director. Brackenbury joined Read More…

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Obituary: Cindy Lea Colafella (Hansen) of Boston’s North End & St. John School

Cindy Lea Colafella (Hansen) born November 27, 1949 passed away on August 22nd, 2020 after a long and courageous battle with Multiple Sclerosis at the age of 70. Cindy was the daughter of the late Barbara Ellen (Merry) and Richard Hansen. She was the most devoted wife of 41 years to her husband Giuseppe “Gino” Read More…

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Anthony Martignetti Passes Away, Well Known for Prince Spaghetti Commercial in North End

Anthony Martignetti, well known for his part in the famous Prince Spaghetti commercial, has passed away at age 63. It was 1969 when 12-year-old Martignetti filmed the commercial as the boy running through the neighborhood while his mother (played by Mary Fiumara) yelled out “Anthony! Anthony!” from a window on Powers Court. He later worked Read More…

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Eliot School Teacher N’Dia Riegler Named 2020 Massachusetts History Teacher of the Year

N’Dia Riegler, a teacher at The Eliot K-8 Innovation School, has been named the 2020 Massachusetts History Teacher of the Year, an award presented annually by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to K-12 American history education. Inaugurated in 2004, the History Teacher of the Year Award highlights the Read More…