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Obituary: Christine Barraso

Christine (Guarino) of Boston’s North End passed away on April 1, 2010 at the age of 96. Born in Boston on December 2, 1913 to the late Giuseppe and Concetta Guarino, Christine is survived by her beloved husband of 67 years Pasquale (Pat) Barrasso of Boston’s North End, her daughters Elaine O’Brien and husband John Read More…

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Jennifer Lane, North End Resident, Named Top Ten Financial Advisor

North End resident, Jennifer Lane, was named a Top Ten Financial Advisor in Women’s Business’ Readers’ Choice Top Ten Financial Advisors. Lane is a principal at Compass Planning Associates. Jonathan M. Place, who nominated Lane, said, “I had meetings with four advisors before I met Jennifer, who was the antithesis of the others. She really Read More…

Arts & Culture People

St. Leonard’s Music Director Wins Award

The Music Director at St. Leonard’s Church in the North End, Kevin Galie, has been awarded the prize “i migliori” from the Pirandello Lyceum of Massachusetts (www.pirandello.com), the organization that sponsors St. John’s School Saturday Italian Program for Children and Adults. Kevin is also the director of the Coro-Dante, that has performed several concerts at Read More…

Event Notices People Police & Fire

Candlelight Vigil Held at Christopher Columbus Park for Missing Person

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Eugene Losik can contact detectives at 617-343-4248. Anonymous calls can be made to 1-800-494-TIPS. Several dozen people attended a candlelight vigil held tonight at Christopher Columbus Park to raise awareness of the missing person case of Eugene Losik, 25, who disappeared early Saturday morning. Losik was last seen Read More…

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Frankie Vilar Passes Away

Francisco M. Vilar VILAR Francisco M. “Franky” “Pacito” Vilar, age 52, of Boston’s North End, died suddenly on February 8, 2010. He will be deeply missed by his family and is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Al and Angela “Mudge” Vilar; loving nieces and nephews, Guarino and Isabella Vilar, Jase Cherchi, Ronald, Gia, Joseph, Read More…