Using the examples from the recent closing hour extension requests for The Living Room, Monica’s and Tresca restaurants, Boston Globe Your Town reporter, Jeremy Fox, analyzes the differing opinions of the Residents’ Association (NEWRA) and the Neighborhood Council (NEWNC). In a district where the once-dominant population of working-class immigrants is being replaced by college students […]
Archive | March, 2011
The Friends of the North End Branch Library are now accepting new or gently used books, DVDs, CDs, videotapes and audiobooks for our upcoming Book Sale. We do not accept toys or damaged books. The Book Sale date is Saturday, May 21, 2011. The raindate is June 4, 2011. Time is from 10 am – […]
CONWAY, Dr. Ronald X. (Ret. Capt. B.P.D.) Of Quincy, formerly of Dorchester, March 18. Beloved husband of Patricia A. (Sullivan). Loving son of the late George L. & Loretta E. (Byrnes) Conway. Devoted father of Ronald X., Jr., Christopher J. & his wife Susan, all of Quincy, Kara B. Norton & her husband Ronald of […]
HUGHES, Craig F. Age 78, of Boston’s North End, died March 10, 2011, after a brief illness. Mr. Hughes, the former President of Relocation Corporation of New England, retired in 1991. He was born in New York City, attended NYU and served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War. A former resident of […]
The long-awaited Stop & Shop on Canal Street in the West End may finally be happening, according to Tom Grillo of the Boston Herald: “Stop & Shop is expected to break ground this fall on Canal Street near the TD Garden.” “Trinity Financial recently reached an agreement with Stop & Shop to build a long-awaited […]
Poll results indicate 43% ate out in the North End, 22% elsewhere in Boston with 35% not participating. Don’t forget, North End Restaurant Week continues on through April 3rd. More details. Polls are offered for those readers interested in expressing an opinion. The results are representative only of those self-selected Internet users. This was […]
Here are a couple of photos from tonight’s “super-moon” over Boston Harbor, taken from the North End. The moonrise on March 19, 2011 was the biggest full moon in nearly 20 years, at near “perigee” when it is closest to the earth. The second photo is more exposed and shows Logan’s airport tower on the […]
Latest news from the Armenian Heritage Foundation:
BARLETTA HEAVY DIVISION NAMED GENERAL CONTRACTOR
Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that Barletta Heavy Division has been named General Contractor for Armenian Heritage Park on the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston. Construction is slated to begin this Spring 2011.
A message from the North End Athletic Association: The NEAA is gearing up for our spring baseball programs. We have baseball for 4 to 12 years old, boys and girls. Clinic for 4 year olds: Sat mornings from 10 to 11:15am with Coach Dom C. T-Ball for 5 year olds – Sunday Mornings […]
Reported incidents from this week’s District A-1 Boston Police Journal Log for the North End / Waterfront area:
Breaking and Entering – Residential
Victim and roommate report that an unknown person entered their Hull St. apartment through an unlocked door and removed a laptop and iPod.
Larceny from Motor Vehicle
Victim reports his 2006 Dodge Caravan was unlocked in a Commercial St. parking lot and an unknown person removed a backpack containing a laptop, walkie-talkies, clothing and charger cords from the car.
Assault & Battery on Police Officers
Police officers responded to Salem St. to break up a fight in the street. On arrival, police confronted two brothers who were fighting in the street. Then, the suspects turned against the officers and assaulted them. Suspects placed under arrest at this time.
There were several notable announcements at the March 14, 2011 meeting of the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council. View the following video clip which includes: NEWNC member roll call, protocol and announcements Greenway – new committee focusing on the North End Parks Resident Parking Committee on TD Garden game night enforcement Hanover Street – […]
It was a “Spazzare!” brainstorming session at the Clean Streets Committee meeting this week, led by new chairman David Grant (center in photo above). Joining the clean-up effort was District 1 City Councilor Sal LaMattina (right in photo) and Public Works’ Frank O’Brien (left). As announced last week, Spazzare (“to sweep” in Italian) is a […]
Miguel Gomez-Ibanez, President of the North Bennet Street School, provided an update on the school’s expansion plans at this week’s North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting. NBSS is requesting neighborhood support to move to the former City of Boston Printing Building on the corner of North and Richmond Streets along with the old […]
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ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center Participates in the Annual Feinstein $1 Million Giveaway to Fight Hunger NOW THROUGH APRIL 30th Please send monetary donations, gift certificates for food, or non-perishable food items to the: ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center1 Michelangelo StreetBoston, MA 02113(off Charter Street – in former Michelangelo School building)(617) […]
Officers of the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park at the March meeting. From the left, Beverly, Meghan, Joanne, Virginia, Trish, Liz and Anne. FOCCP meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at the Mariners’s House in North Square. This year is a milestone for the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park – their 10th Anniversary! […]
In addition to Boston’s celebrations for St. Patrick’s Day and Evacuation Day, many in the North End are recognizing March 17, 2011 for the 150th Anniversary of the Unification of Italy. U.S. President Barak Obama has made an official proclamation to celebrate the anniversary. The Consul General of Italy in Boston, Giuseppe Pastorelli, will mark […]
by Marianne Aiello
Thirty years ago, physicians at the North End Community Health Center put down paper patient charts for good as the health center became the first in Massachusetts to begin using electronic medical records.
In 1981, the health center was chosen for a pilot program to adopt the then-new technology. No other community health center in the state was utilizing electronic medical records at that time.
“It was an exciting time because it was new, groundbreaking, and a pilot program,” says Diane Tanso, transportation supervisor at the health center.
The North End Music and Performaing Arts Center (NEMPAC) invites you to participate in our Private Music Instruction program. This Spring, we will continue to offer guitar, voice, piano, saxophone, trumpet, percussion and violin lessons as well as improvisation and small adult ensemble classes. Children and adults, beginner or more advances musicians are all encouraged […]
Responding to fan mail from an elderly resident, Shaquille O’Neal, surprised patients and staff for their Celtics Viewing Party on Monday night at the Spaulding North End Nursing and Therapy Center. TheBostonChannel.com has a photo slideshow.
NEMPAC has announced the ACT I Players’ upcoming performances of Ernest Thompson’s On Golden Pond, directed by Lauren B. Nelson and starring the North End’s own Laurie D’Elia and Bill Lane. Four shows will be held on Sunday, 3/27, at 2pm and 7pm, Monday, 3/28, at 7pm, and Tuesday, 3/29, at 7pm, at the Improv […]