Archive for December, 2015

NEAA Parade

December 24, 2015
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NEAA Parade

   Santa Clause led the North End Athletic Association Parade through the community streets in a Fire Engine.
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Rep Michlewitz Not Seeking State Senate Seat in Upcoming Election

December 24, 2015
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Rep Michlewitz Not Seeking State Senate Seat in Upcoming Election

Massachusetts State Representative Aaron Michlewitz ended speculation that he would seek the open State Senate seat vacated by Massachusetts State Senator Anthony Petruccelli, who recently announced he would be stepping down to pursue other career opportunities. Many had thought that Michlewitz, the popular North End Democrat, would enter the race, in what will be...
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NEWNC Supports Salem St Legal Occupancy Change

December 24, 2015
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By Phil Orlandella While the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) had opposed a request by Nicholas D’Amore to change the legal occupancy at 92-94 Salem Street at a prior monthly meeting. The community elected Council reversed its decision at its December monthly meeting voting 5-1 in favor. Plans call for changing the property to...
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From Our Readers

December 24, 2015
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Something has to be done Dear Editor, I do vehemently agree that something must be done to deal with the problem of prescription pain killer abuse. One death is far too many, let alone the much higher number quoted in the article I read. Unfortunately while limiting the amount of pills allowed in a...
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Downtown View:North Station Transportation Troubles

December 24, 2015
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Consider North Station. The Boston Redevelopment Authority has defined its area as extending from the river to New Sudbury Street and from Cambridge Street to North Washington Street. Parts of that area, especially around the terminal itself, used to offer cheap office rents and, except in the West End, not much housing. Some streets...
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New Tobacco Ordinance Effect of April 1 No Fooling

December 24, 2015
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 An ordinance signed by Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh to prohibit the use of smokeless tobacco and other tobacco products at professional sporting events, collegiate, high school and amateur sporting events will officially go into effect on April 1. No Fooling. In addition, the measure includes: baseball, softball, football, basketball, hockey, track and field,...
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Boston’s Public Health Successes Highlighted in the Report

December 24, 2015
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A report that recognized a snapshot of health outcomes across 26 major cities has named Boston for its remarkable strides in improving public health for city residents. Big Cities Health Coalition in its 6th edition of Big Cities Health Inventory, also noted decreases in the city’s diabetes mortality rate, heart disease mortality and cancer...
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Trellis Lighting At Christopher Columbus Park

December 10, 2015
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Trellis Lighting At Christopher Columbus Park

The 13th annual lighting of the Christopher Columbus Park trellis brought out hundreds on a chilly Monday night.
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North End Parcel 11A RFPs Available

December 10, 2015
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Request For Proposals for the sale of real property, Parcel 11A in the North End are now being accepted by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). Proposals for the fee simple sale of approximately two, 9500 square feet of land located at the corner of Hanover and Cross Streets. Terms and conditions for the...
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Mangia,Mangia Ready to Celebrate 29th Anniversary

December 10, 2015
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Mangia,Mangia Ready to Celebrate 29th Anniversary

Mangia, Mangia Restaurant on Endicott Street, across from Saint Mary’s Chapel has been serving breakfast and lunch for 29 years as of December 19, 1986. The eatery has been a popular spot to dine all these years and they continue to serve many local and other customers. Owner John Pagliuca in addition to running...
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