Community Event Notices Sports

ROC Haunted House Carnival 2010

ROC Teen Saturday hosted its “bigger than ever” Haunted House and Carnival at the Nazzaro Center playground on Friday, October 29, 2010. Beantown Bootcamp’s John Wayman also presented a check to the Nazarro Center to support fitness-related children’s activities. Photos courtesy of Stephen “Virgil” Virgilio. See the photo gallery and their Facebook album.


Suzanne Bump Campaigns in North End With Tony DeMarco & Sal LaMattina

Democratic State Auditor Candidate Suzanne Bump campaigned in the North End today with current State Auditor Joe DeNucci, former boxing champ Tony DeMarco and City Councillor Salvatore LaMattina.  DeNucci has endorsed Bump to replace him after he retires in January after 24 years as State Auditor.

Police & Fire Transportation

North End / Waterfront HazMat Task Force Makes Information Request

The North End / Waterfront HazMat Task Force wrote a letter to the State and City transportation departments requesting detailed information regarding the types and quantities of hazardous materials that travel on designated HC routes. Transportation officials are conducting a public safety study of hazardous material cargo truck routes in and around the City of Read More…


Republican State Senate Candidate Frank Addivinola Interview, Part 3

Angelica and Frank Addivinola, Jr. This is the third and final part of an interview series with the Republican candidate for State Senate, Frank Addivinola, Jr. who is running against Democratic incumbent State Senator Anthony Petruccelli for the First Suffolk Middlesex District. In addition to the North End, the district includes Beacon Hill, Cambridge, East Boston, Revere and Winthrop.

Read Part 1 and Part 2 of my interview with Frank Addivinola, Jr. and the interview series with Sen. Petruccelli: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3.

In this third part of the series, Frank Addivinola, Jr. talks about libraries, development, public safety, parks, technology, heritage and how he is differentiating his campaign in the State Senate race.


Obituary: Oliviero Federico of the North End

FEDERICO, Oliviero 83, of Boston’s North End, on Wednesday, October 27, 2010. Loving husband of Maria Federico, cherished brother of Filomena Federico of Argentina, the late Domenico and Pierino Federico, Giulia Tomasilli and Regina Tecca. Oliviero is survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Funeral from Boston Harborside Home 580 Commercial St., BOSTON, MA 02109 Read More…

Police & Fire Real Estate

North End Developer and Reporter Agree to Dismiss Lawsuit

A defamation lawsuit by North End developer Steven Fustolo against local reporter Fredda Hollander was dropped this week as both sides agreed to dismiss all claims. The lawsuit originally alleged defamation based on several articles Hollander wrote for the Regional Review, a local newspaper serving Boston’s North End community.  The articles in question reported on Read More…


State Senate “Degree-Gate” Investigation by Globe

Andrew Ryan of the Boston Globe investigates the college degree records of incumbent State Senator Anthony Petruccelli (Democrat), finding he does not have a degree from the University of Rochester as previously listed on his website. “Petruccelli, 38, attended the college from 1991-1995, but records show he did not graduate and “does not have a Read More…