People

Obituary: Josephine Helen (Monaco) Battista

BATTISTA, Josephine Helen (Monaco) Lifelong resident of Boston’s North End, in her 94th year, September 28, 2010. Beloved wife of the late Gaetano Battista; loving and devoted mother of Marie A. & William J. Barber of Winchester, MA, and Guy A. & Madeline A. Battista of Denver, Colorado; cherished Grandmother of Jacqueline M. Battista of Read More…

Police & Fire

Weekly North End / Waterfront Police Blotter

Selected incidents from this week’s North End / Waterfront Police Blotter: Assault & Battery (DW) 09/25/10          8:06pm Police Officers responded to a North St. restaurant for a report of a stabbing. On arrival they found a male victim who was struck in the face with a glass by a co- worker. Victim received facial injuries Read More…

Government Health & Environment Transportation

Globe Features North End Pilot Program for Winter Street Sweeping

A new winter visitor to the North End.The Globe’s David Abel gets a jump on Monday’s community meeting regarding the upcoming pilot program for year-round street sweeping on the North End streets. This winter will be the first time that mechanical street sweeping will continue past November when it usually stops until April. This also Read More…

Food & Drink

Strega Waterfront’s Opening Round-up

Building on the success of Strega Ristorante in the North End, Nick Varano opened Strega Waterfront on Fan Pier in the Seaport District. Here is a round-up from the opening of Strega Waterfront. On the left, the Herald’s Matt Stone captures ESPN’s Steven Levy, Chazz Palminteri, Strega’s Nick Varano and Tony Sirico Jr. (Pauly Walnuts) from Read More…

Business Community Real Estate Transportation

Trying Again on Parcel 7 & 9; RFP Guidelines Meeting #2

There was a bit of déjà vu at this week’s planning meeting, the second of five, regarding the RFP guidelines for the development of Parcels 7 & 9. This meeting reviewed the previous proposals and history of the project. The meeting was conducted by Peter O’Connor (MassDOT), John Romano (MassDOT) and Drew Leff (GLC Development Read More…

Community

Greenway Carousel Community Meeting Report

This report on the Greenway Conservancy community meeting is contributed by Diane Valle. The meeting took place at the Aquarium Learning Lab at the Harbor Garage on September 29, 2010. Nancy Brennan, RFKGC Executive Director introduced a three month feasibility study to site a proposed, new, custom-designed carousel on The Greenway.  The existing carousel is Read More…

Community

Greenway Conservancy Annual Meeting Agenda

  ANNUAL MEETING OF THE ROSE KENNEDY GREENWAY BOARD OF DIRECTORS and LEADERSHIP COUNCIL Tuesday, October 5, 2009  5:30 – 7:30 P.M. Metro Meeting Centers – Boston 101 Federal Street, 4th Floor   AGENDA 5:30 PM  RECEPTION                                                                                                                               6:00 PM  ANNUAL MEETING I.    Welcome  and Acknowledgements           Peter Meade, Chair        II.  FY2010 Year in Review Read More…

Community Schools

Homework Assistance at North End Branch Library

Homework Assistance Program (HAP) North End Branch Library Free drop-in tutoring. Available in all subject areas to students in grades K – 8. Provided by high-achieving high school student mentors from Boston’s public and private schools. Monday – Thursday 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. at all BPL locations Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Read More…