Archive for January, 2013

Obituaries 01-15-2013

January 15, 2013
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Charles Vitale Late Proprietor of Puritan Fish Charles J. Vitale of Revere, formerly of the North End of Boston, died on January 6. The late proprietor of Puritan Fish Co., Boston Fish Pier and a member of the Madonna Del Soccorso Fishermans Club, he was the beloved husband of Rita (D’Ortona) Vitale with whom...
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Callahan Tunnel,Now a Dangerous Ride

January 8, 2013
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Callahan Tunnel,Now a Dangerous Ride

If you are from the North End you already know that the Callahan Tunnel that connects the North End to East Boston is not one of the most eye-appealing tunnels. However, two weeks ago the tunnel went from an eyesore to dangerous. A 100 lb. wall panel in the tunnel fell off the wall...
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Yearly Crime Numbers Down in North End

January 8, 2013
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Yearly Crime Numbers Down in North End

Crime statistics in the North End over the past year (Dec. 2011 to Dec. 2012) have dropped ten percent according to District A-1 Boston Police Commanding Officer Thomas Lee. The Captain made the announcement at last week’s Public Safety monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center to about thirty or so residents in...
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Council Withdraws License Transfer Support

January 8, 2013
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Council Withdraws License Transfer Support

Support for a beer, wine and liqueurs license transfer request to the Salem Group LLC., which plans to open a cafe shop called Rigoletto at 115A Salem Street has been withdrawn by the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council due to conflicting information regarding the building Condo Association’s approval. The group could not produce any letter...
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Nuisance Control Ordinance Passes

January 8, 2013
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Loud parties and gatherings cause significant behavior leading to sleep disturbances and anxiety creating a substantial disturbance of the quiet enjoyment of the neighborhoods throughout Boston. Loud apartment and rooftop parties have created excessive and unnecessary noise in the North End/Waterfront neighborhood for many years and residents have called for some action by elected...
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Salem Street One-Story Addition Opposed

January 8, 2013
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A proposal by Chris Young to construct a second floor addition at 78-80 Salem Street was opposed by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association and was taken off the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council agenda until further notice. Plans also call for extending the first floor restaurant “Pulcinella Mozzarella Bar and Ristorante” to the proposed second...
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Welcome Back,Mayor Menino

January 8, 2013
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It’s nice to have Tom Menino back on the job We wish to add our voice to the chorus of residents who have been delighted to see the return of Mayor Tom Menino  to his office at City Hall. For one thing, it will be a relief to see an end to the speculation...
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Small Fry Basketball League Entering Second Half

January 8, 2013
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Small Fry Basketball is underway at the Nazzaro Community Center Gym with eight teams participating in the two division league sponsored in part by the North End Athletic Association. The all volunteer program is broken up into four Varsity and four Junior Varsity teams made up of boys and girls. A regular season will...
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Obituaries 01-08-2013

January 8, 2013
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Pasquale ‘Pat’ Lochiatto Member of BC College Hall of Fame and Boston English Hall of Fame for Track and Field; Selected to Compete in 1956 Olympics, Former Proprietor of E.B. Lumber Yard Pasquale A. “Pat” Lochiatto of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on January 3. A graduate of Boston College, Class 1955, he was  a U.S....
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Santa Arrives at the Nazzaro Center

January 1, 2013
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Santa Arrives at the Nazzaro Center

Santa made an early visit to the Nazzaro Center last Wednesday and arrived with a sleigh full of gifts for the members there.
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