Arts & Culture Schools

Journal of the North End Historical Society – Call for Papers

The inaugural issue of the Journal of the North End Historical Society is issuing a call for papers. The Journal is multi-disciplinary and accepts submissions on a wide range of topics including history, geography, sociology, statistics, biography, and architecture, as well as state-of-the-field essays, book reviews, reviews of films, museum exhibitions, and Web sites. All Read More…

Sports

Bocce and Festivities at Italian Republic Day

Festa Della Repubblica – Italian Republic Day There was serious bocce at the May 30th tournament at the North End bocce courts on Commercial Street. The following day, an Italian style “piazza” was set up at Christopher Columbus Park with food, espresso and music. Bocce trivia: When I stopped by the tournament, the teams were Read More…

Transportation

Haz-Mat TaskForce Roundup Communication

The following email was sent by the “No HC” taskforce to residents of the North End/Waterfront community. Dear concerned residents, It’s been a busy week and I thought I’d take this time to quickly update you on some of the things going on: 1) Boston Herald article (June 11, 2010): A powerful article on US DOT’s ties to Read More…

Police & Fire

Weekly North End/Waterfront Police Blotter

Selected incidents from this week’s Boston Police Journal Log for the North End / Waterfront area: Breaking & Entering – Residential 06/04/10          5:00pm-9:00pm Salem St. resident reports his apartment was broken into; no sign of forced entry. Removed from apartment were a laptop, camera and camcorder. Breaking & Entering – Residential 06/06/10          12:30am –3:30am Thacher Read More…

Government Transportation

LaMattina Issues Letter Asking for Extension of City’s HazMat Ban

District 1 City Councilor Sal LaMattina sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Transportation asking Secretary LaHood and Administrator Ferro to extend the daytime ban of hazardous material trucks in the City of Boston. “Residents and business owners in Boston’s North End neighborhood, which I represent, are understandably concerned about giving free rein to Read More…

Arts & Culture Business Event Notices

Boston Harbor Parade of Lights

Parade of Lights Saturday, June 19, 2010, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM Boston Harbor Waterfront Sail Boston, Inc., in conjunction with Conventures, Inc., is hosting the 2010 Boston Harbor Parade of Lights. After an 8-year absence, the parade of ships returns with over 30 large boats on Saturday, June 19, from 8:30 to 10 p.m.. Read More…

Photos & Videos Real Estate

Island Global Yachting Takes Over Management of Boston Yacht Haven

Located on the harbor at the edge of Commercial Wharf, the storied Boston Yacht Haven is starting a new chapter through the hiring of Island Global Yachting (IGY) to manage the marina and hotel operations at the property. IGY manages 14 other marinas around the world, mostly on the East Coast and around the Caribbean. Read More…

Business Health & Environment

New England Aquarium’s Vet Helping Oiled Turtles in Gulf

Many sea animals are in trouble because of the devastating oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico. The New England Aquarium’s head vet, a.k.a. Dr. Turtle, is helping endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtles and blogging from the frontlines of this environmental disaster. Dr. Innis is working with a team of vets at the Aquarium of the Americas. He Read More…

People

Obituary: Antonette C. Crugnale of North End

Crugnale – Antonette C. (Passero), 67, of Boston’s North End, on Sunday, June 6, 2010. Loving daughter of Lena (DiAngelis) and the late Nicholas Passero. Beloved sister of the late Vincent A. Passero. Cherished aunt of Niki Ann Laakso of WI, and Vincent A. Passero Jr. of Boston. Great aunt of Grace Ann and Connor Read More…