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Obituary: Pasquale Petti of Boston’s North End

Pasquale Petti, 84, of Boston’s North End, passed away on April 13, 2020.  He was born in Boston on December, 24, 1935, the son of the late Peter and Rose (Luongo) Petti and was a lifelong resident of the North End. He was a laborer most of his life, working hard to support his family.  Read More…

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Obituary: Elena (Intagliata) Romeo of Swampscott & Formerly Boston’s North End

Elena (Intagliata) Romeo, 100 years of age, of Swampscott, formerly of Boston’s North End and Augusta, Sicily passed away on Monday, March 23, 2020. Cherished daughter of the late Salvatore and Concetta (Bellisimo) Intagliata. Beloved wife of the late Giovanni Romeo. Loving mother of Maurizio Romeo and Ferruccio Romeo and his wife Joanne. Caring sister Read More…

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Thank You from the Family of Giovanna “Jeanie” Lanza

The family of the late Giovanna “Jeanie” Lanza, wish to express their deep appreciation to the countless family, friends, colleagues and government officials who have offered such kind support and messages of sympathy and compassion in our time of need. We want to thank those of you that we were unable to greet in person, due Read More…

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Obituary: Viola (Delliago) Dello Russo of Boston’s North End

Viola (Delliago) Dello Russo of Boston’s North End passed away on March 18, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Loving wife of the late Anthony Dello Russo. Beloved mother of Angela Allen and her husband Richard of Malden and Thomas Dello Russo of the North End. Cherished grandmother of Jack Allen and his wife Jennifer of Reading Read More…

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Massimino’s Hosts Fundraiser for Neighborhood Network Center [Photos]

A fundraiser to support the Neighborhood Network Center (NNC) Inc., a 501c organization that creates and promotes a culture of wellness, vitality, and success in the Roxbury and Dorchester, was held at the North End’s Massimino’s Cucina Italiana, sponsored by owner Paul D’Amore. [Please note this event was held weeks ago, before coronavirus precautions went Read More…

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Obituary: Antoinette “Penny” Louise LaFrazia

Antoinette “Penny” LaFrazia, 95, of Boston and Florida, passed away on Tuesday March 10, 2020 at Cornerstone Hospice, Ocooe, FL with her loving family by her side. Beloved daughter of the late Pasquale and Filomena (Ficociello) Contrado. Loving wife of the late Frank LaFrazia. Cherished mother of Frank Jr.and spouse Lorraine, Patricia Della Pelle and Read More…

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Ten North End Residents to Run Boston Marathon for Dana-Farber

North End residents Emily Watson, Kathleen Splaine, Lindsay Lavin, Zachary Melnick, Robyn Olson, Karly Murphy, Erin Merritt, Tess Regan, Meghan Weiler, and Jennifer Murphy are running to conquer cancer as members of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team in the 124th Boston Marathon.   The runners, along with more than 500 Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge teammates, will run Massachusetts’ historic Read More…

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North End Residents to Run Boston Marathon for Mass General

North End residents Jay Karamourtopoulos and Erin Durgin will run in the 124th Boston Marathon on April 20 as part of the Massachusetts General Hospital Marathon (MGH) Team. The two will be supporting two important causes: Karamourtopoulos for the Mass General Hospital for Children Pediatric Cancer Team and Durgin for the Emergency Response Fund. The runners supporting Read More…

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North End Resident Kathryn Burton Named Mayor Walsh’s Chief of Staff

Kathryn R. Burton, a resident of Boston’s North End, has been named Chief of Staff for Mayor Marty Walsh. Burton is currently Director of Operations for New Boston Ventures and previously served as Chief of Staff for then-Massachusetts Treasurer Steven Grossman. In this new role, Burton will focus on accelerating the implementation of the Mayor’s Read More…

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Obituary: Giovanna “Jeanie” (Fralliciardi) Lanza of Boston’s North End

Giovanna “Jeanie” (Fralliciardi) Lanza of Boston’s North End passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on March 1, 2020.  Beloved wife of the late Joseph R. Lanza. Loving mother of Joseph A. Lanza and his wife Lorena of Revere, Kenneth R. Lanza and Michelle Petrigno of the North End, and Christopher Lanza and his wife Read More…