State Representative Aaron Michlewitz Appointed Vice Chairman of Transportation Committee

State Representative Aaron MichlewitzState Representative Aaron Michlewitz was appointed Vice-Chairman of the Joint Committee on Transportation by Speaker Robert DeLeo for the 2011-2012 Legislative Session. The transportation industry is a major sector of the Commonwealths economic vitality and transportation policies have significant impact throughout the 3rd Suffolk District. “I am truly honored to be named Read More…


NEWRA Parks Committee Changes Meeting Date and Location

The meeting of NEWRA’s Parks and Open Spaces Committee, originally scheduled for February 1 at the Nazzaro Center, has been postponed and relocated to Tuesday, February 8, 2011, 7:00 p.m. at the ABCD Center, 1 Michelangelo St (corner of Michelangelo and Charter Streets). Contact for more information. The committee also reminds residents of the Read More…


Globe Watch Investigates the Parking Scam on Commercial Wharf West

Comments by readers regarding the parking trap on Commercial Wharf West attracted the attention of Boston Globe investigative reporter, Christina Pazzanese, who writes for the Globe Watch column. (See “Beware the Parking Trap at Commercial Wharf West”). In today’s paper, Globe Watch reviews the situation. Residents of Commercial Wharf West in the North End Read More…

Real Estate

City Auctioning Old Equipment from Closed Printing Plant on Corner of North and Richmond Streets

June 30, 2010 was the last day of operations at the City’s printing plant on the corner of Richmond & North Streets. Now, the contents will go up for auction. (Photo: Matt Conti) The Boston Globe’s Andrew Ryan reports on the upcoming auction of the contents of the City’s old printing plant on the corner Read More…


Councilor At-Large Felix Arroyo and Four North End Restaurants on NEWRA’s February 10th Agenda

North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association February Meeting Agenda Thursday, February 10, 2011 7:00 PM Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St. Announcements 7:00 PM – 7:10 PM Conversation with At-Large City Councilor Felix Arroyo 7:10 PM – 7:30 PM Councilor Felix Arroyo will discuss his work and priorities in his first term in office and Read More…

Business Event Notices

Old State House Behind the Scenes Tour

Upcoming event by the North End Historical Society: On Tuesday, February 8, at 5:30 p.m., at the Old State House, 206 Washington Street, Downtown Crossing The Bostonian Society, which operates the 1713 Old State House as a museum, is offering the NEHS a behind-the-scenes tour of the 298-year-old tower, along with a tour of the Read More…

Police & Fire

Weekly North End / Waterfront Police Blotter

This week’s Boston Police Journal Log for the North End / Waterfront area:
Missing Property
01/21/11          2:26pm
Female victim reports she left her wallet on the counter while paying for merchandise at a Hanover St. pharmacy. When she returned to the store after realizing she left it there, it was gone. Management will review store video.
Larceny from Motor Vehicle

01/25/11          8:00am -8:00pm
Victim reports on Parmenter St. 2011 Honda Accord had the rear passenger window broken. Removed from vehicle was an iPod, stereo, GPS system and a subwoofer.

Food & Drink Real Estate

NEWRA’s ZLC Committee Hears Applications For Vito’s, Marisa’s, Monica’s, Giorgio’s and Lincoln Wharf

Four of the five agenda items were restaurant-related licensing issues at this week’s meeting of the Zoning, Licensing & Construction (ZLC) Committee, part of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). There also was a zoning variance request from a Lincoln Wharf condo owner. ZLC meetings are informational only and there are no votes. Read More…

Health & Environment

Snow Emergency Lifted at 6pm on Thursday January 27

Snow emergency/parking ban lifted 6pm Thu 1/27. Enforcement continues thru 6pm. Cars in alternate lots to be moved before 8pm. More: or 617-635-4500 A snow emergency has been declared as of 7pm on January 26th.   More information available at:   Know Snow » Press Release »