Arts & Culture

Religious Festivals: From Ancient Italy to the Feasts of Boston’s North End

On March 27, 2011, Suffolk University’s Alumni Association hosted a lecture at the Fairmont Battery Wharf Hotel on the religious festivals from the time of ancient Italy and how they have endured in today’s North End. The well-attended event featured Suffolk University history professor Dr. Matteo Casini and Dr. Augusto Ferraiuolo, author of Religious Festive Read More…

Health & Environment

North End Community Health Center Reflects on Joint Commission Accreditation

by Marianne Aiello

It may not seem like there is any difference between being treated by a private practice physician or a North End Community Health Center doctor—but there often is. The Health Center is accredited by the Joint Commission, and in doing so, must follow a wide array of high-quality patient care and safety standards that private practices outside of a facility setting are not required to follow.

In fact, in 1997, the North End Community Health Center was the first community health center in Massachusetts to ever receive Joint Commission accreditation.

Police & Fire

Weekly North End / Waterfront Police Blotter

Selected incidents from this week’s Boston Police A-1 District for the North End / Waterfront area:

Receiving Stolen Property
03/26/11    7:51am
Male suspect arrested on Endicott St. for possession of stolen property, over the counter medications that were stolen from a downtown pharmacy.

Breaking & Entering – Residential
03/28/11    9:30am-12:30pm
Snowhill St. resident reports an unknown person entered the apartment and removed 2 laptops, sports memorabilia, jewelry and computer equipment.

Breaking & Entering – Residential
03/28/11    5:08pm -5:38pm
Clark St. resident reports front door forced open and removed from the apartment was jewelry, bank cards, computer equipment, camera and an iPod.

Drugs/Possession Cl. A with intent to distribute

03/29/11    2:00pm
Male suspect arrested for possession of Class A heroin with intent to distribute at Endicott and Thacher Streets.

Community Event Notices

NEAD Annual Easter Party on April 16, 2011

  There will be photos with the Easter Bunny, egg coloring, and more from 10am to 11am.  There will also be a puppet show from 11am to 12 Noon.  The puppet show, titled “Springtime Stories” will be performed by Sparkies Puppets. The Party is sponsored by Michael and Richard Giannasoli In Memory of their mother Read More…

Community Health & Environment

Boston Conservation Commission Public Hearing Agenda for April 6, 2011

 PUBLIC HEARING In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L. Chapter 131, Section 40, the Boston Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing in Boston City Hall, Room 801 on April 6, 2011 to review the following projects to determine what conditions, if any, the Commission will impose in order to protect the interests Read More…