Community Transportation

North End Haz-Mat Truck Meeting Attracts Record Turnout

With an estimated 180 attendees, the intensity of community outrage was voiced at this week’s public meeting on hazardous material (haz-mat) trucks going through the North End/Waterfront neighborhood. “I can’t remember ever seeing such a large neighborhood turnout,” said State Representative Aaron Michlewitz, referring to the standing-room only crowd gathered at the Fairmont Battery Wharf Read More…

Community Photos & Videos

Christopher Columbus Park in Bloom

The horticulture volunteers from the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park have been very busy pruning, weeding and fertilizing the Waterfront Crescent and the Rose Garden in preparation for the blooming season.  The rewards were a magnificent display of wisteria blooms during May as well as the beginning of blooming in the Crescent (Creeping Blue Geraniums Read More…


Obituary: Margaret DeMarco of North End

DeMARCO, Margaret 88, of Boston’s North End, on Sunday May 30, 2010. Cherished wife of the late William DeMarco. Loving mother of William DeMarco and his wife Marcia, Janis Mercadante and her husband Richard, Maria Peracchi-Smith and her fiance Pablo Hernandez, and the late Marguerite Steriti. Beloved grandmother of 17 and great-grandmother of 10. Cherished Read More…

Health & Environment

La Famiglia Giorgio Receives Good Neighbor Award

Al Giorgio (center) of La Famiglia Giorgio on Salem Street accepts the May 2010 Clean Streets Good Neighbor Award from Marie Simboli and Michael Bloomer. The award is given out monthly by the Clean Streets committee to businesses and property owners that consistently clean their sidewalks and gutters. Photo by Phil Orlandella.