Archive for January, 2017

Scrimmages on TD Garden Court

January 29, 2017
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Scrimmages on TD Garden Court

Boston Community Collaborative recently coordinated a unique opportunity for some North End kids.   The group of kids, aged 8-16 got to scrimmage at the Garden on the parquet floor with the crowd cheering on just prior to tip-off of the Boston Celtics game vs. the Miami Heat on Friday, December 30.
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Praises All Around for Saving North End Nursing Home

January 29, 2017
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Praises All Around for Saving North End Nursing Home

By Phil Orlandella No voting items were on the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) January 9 monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. However, many residents gathered at the community public meeting to hear about and comment on the good news relating to the potential sale of the North End Nursing Home on...
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Quincy Court Development Nixed by NEWRA for the Second Time

January 29, 2017
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By Phil Orlandella Feelings were high at the February 10 monthly meeting of the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) held in the Nazzaro Community Center (which was completely full) over a request by Richard Travagline who is seeking to expand living space into the basement area of the two buildings located at 13-15 Quincy...
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Councilor Tito Jackson Announces Bid for Mayor

January 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When Councilor Tito Jackson took to the podium to announce his bid for mayor at the Haley House Cafe in Roxbury last Thursday, Jan. 12, he didn’t paint himself as a candidate for one particular group of people, but for all of the people of the city – in particular those...
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North End Citizen’s Bank Robbery Unsolved

January 29, 2017
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By Phil Orlandella Citizen’s Bank on Hanover Street was robbed at 11 AM on December 24 of $1980 in various denominations. Reportedly, the criminal handed a note to a teller asking for the money. No weapon (s) were involved during the crime. Suspect was described as a white male, 5’9”, age 40s to 50s...
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Mayor Walsh Speaks of Improving Infrastructure and Housing in State of the City Address

January 29, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen In a packed Symphony Hall, Mayor Martin J. Walsh delivered his third State of the City Address. In his address, Walsh committed to keeping Boston accessible to all residents by investing more money in affordable housing and upgrading infrastructure and transportation options. An effort from the Walsh Administration to create jobs...
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Local Man Arrested for Pulled a Fire Alarm at the Logan Airport Hilton Hotel

January 29, 2017
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Massachusetts State Police early Sunday morning arrested a local man who pulled a fire alarm at the Logan Airport Hilton hotel. Among the guests staying at the hotel at the time were the Pittsburgh Steelers, who were playing the Patriots in Sunday night’s AFC Championship. Evidence suggests that the suspect pulled the alarm as...
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R.U.F.F. News and Notes

January 29, 2017
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Happy 2017 to all of our RUFF Members! Apologies for the late update, RUFF has been very busy with planning and housekeeping this month. We have a couple fun events to announce and hope to see you there. We should be back on schedule with our newsletter in February. Hope to see you at...
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Boston Police Put A Hold on Media Monitoring Software

January 29, 2017
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Boston Police have decided not to go forward with any of the proposals submitted for social media monitoring software which has been opposed by various groups and individuals who believe the system is an invasion of privacy and transparency. Mayor Martin J. Walsh reportedly wants community input before BPD again requests proposals for software...
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North Street Grill Holds Benefit Event for Local Center

January 29, 2017
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By Phil Orlandella ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center recently honored North Street Grill as its partner of the month. Each year, owner Robin Sidell selects a charitable cause to support around the holidays, culminating in a big party at the North End eatery, a popular spot for local residents to dine. The...
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