Monthly Archives: July 2010

Trash, Trash, Everywhere!

North Ender Adam Balsam went out for a walk last weekend and found trash everywhere. “I couldn’t stop myself from snapping some quick pics.”...

Mayor’s Weekly Column

From the Desk of Thomas M. Menino

There has been a lot of focus over the last several months on the troubling increase in gang-related youth violence in our neighborhoods. While gang violence is certainly not a new issue, the nature of gang activity among youth has evolved and we have had to adapt our strategy accordingly. In collaboration with state and federal government agencies and community partners, the City of Boston has launched a targeted, community-based strategy to more effectively suppress violence in Boston’s neighborhoods and support the families and residents in those communities. Reducing violence is a job that no single agency can do alone, but it’s one we all can do if we act together.

Pizzeria Regina Tops Santarpio’s

The North End’s Pizzeria Regina won the trophy in a showdown against East Boston’s Santarpio’s on the Food Network’s “Food Feuds.” The segment was...

Spagnuolo’s Restaurant Wins Clean Streets Committee Good Neighbor Recognition Award

NEWRA’s Clean Streets Committee members Michael Bloomer and Janet Gilardi presented Claudia Spagnuolo of Spagnuolo’s Restaurant with the July 2010 Good Neighbor Recognition Award....

State Demands Greater Accountability From Greenway Conservancy

In a scathing letter to the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, the State’s transportation department, MassDOT, has imposed strict conditions on the public funding...

Greenway Gets Free Wi-Fi Internet Access

Free Wi-Fi internet access is now available on the Greenway parks from the North End to Chinatown. Look for the “Greenway” wireless network on...

Boston Magazine Reports on LNG Tankers in Boston Harbor

Boston Magazine presents an in-depth piece in its July issue on LNG tankers in Boston Harbor. “LNG tankers have been controversial ever since they...

Greenway Conservancy Celebrates Rose F. Kennedy’s Birthday

Note: The Rolling Teapot and Party will be at the Greenway North End Parks at 3:00 pm on Thursday, July 22nd. Below is the...

Friends of Christopher Columbus Park Sees the Fruits of Their Labor

Highlights and news from the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) meeting on July 13th meeting: Membership - The organization reports 187 members in...

North End Boutique Sale Day – Sat. July 31st

Saturday, July 31st is North End Boutique Day from 12:00 - 5:00 pm. Participating retail stores: Acquire, Velvet Fly, Injeanius, Twilight, High Gear Jewelry, North End...

NEAA Starts New Soccer Program

The North End Athletic Association (NEAA) is going to start a soccer program for the young kids in the neighborhood. There will be two...

Obituary: Phyllis Charlton of the North End

CHARLTON, Phyllis 77, of Boston’s North End, on Wednesday July 7, 2010. She is survived by her three children, Cathi Charlton of Norton, David...