Photos & Videos Police & Fire

Surveillance Video of North End Indecent Assault Released by Boston Police

Community Alert UPDATE: Boston Police Release Surveillance Video of North End Indecent A & B Suspect Detectives Seeking To Identify Suspect and Potential Witnesses From BPDNews.com: Today Boston Police detectives are releasing a surveillance video which captures an image of the suspect believed to be connected to the indecent assault incident which occurred in the Read More…

People

Obituary: Edith (Marotta) Manni of the North End

MANNI Edith (Marotta), 87, of Boston’s North End, on Tuesday August 23, 2011. Beloved daughter of the late Antonetta (Gianelli) and Anthony Marotta. Loving wife of the late Louis Manni. Cherished mother of Verna Manni, Louis Manni, Annette Creelman, Maria Festa, and Michael Manni. Loving grandmother of nine and great-grandmother of one. Beloved sister of Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Event Notices

End of Summer Events From NEAD, NEMPAC, Boston R.O.C.K.S. & the Boston Foundation

News from NEAD about two end of summer events coming up: 1) NEAD & Boston R.O.C.K.S. Season Finale Extravaganza   North End Against Drugs in conjunction with Mayor Menino’s Boston R.O.C.K.S. summer program will have our season ending extravaganza.  The program is for 8 to 16 year old boys and girls.  Children under 8 can participate Read More…

Transportation

State Hearing on HazMat Truck Routing Brings Out North End / Waterfront Community, Elected Officials and Trucking Companies

Video: MassDOT public hearing at 10 Park Plaza, Boston on August 23, 2011 regarding the proposed re-routing of hazmat pass-through trucks from the North End / Waterfront and downtown to Route 128 and other highways outside the city. The North End / Waterfront community showed up in force on Tuesday at the first of four Read More…

Arts & Culture Community

NEMPAC Performs Story of Madonna Del Soccorso Di Sciacca at 2011 Fisherman’s Feast

Wondering about the story of Madonna del Soccorso di Sciacca and the Fisherman’s Feast? Hear the history of the tradition in this video of a play by the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC). The performance was held on Saturday, August 20, 2011 at the 101st Fisherman’s Feast and produced by NEMPAC’s Emily Read More…

Police & Fire

Weekly Police Blotter for North End/Waterfront

Highlighted incidents on the North End / Waterfront Journal Log for the week ending 8/17/11, courtesy of District A-1 Boston Police. Assault & Battery with a Deadly Weapon 08/14/11              12:10am Male victim reports he was assaulted by a group of males on Commercial Street. Suspects struck the victim with a glass bottle and a bat. Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

Video: Flight of the Angel at 101st Fisherman’s Feast 2011 in North End

The famous “Flight of the Angel” is shown in the video from Sunday, August 21, 2011 at the finale of the 101st Fisherman’s Feast in honor of Madonna del Soccorso di Sciacca. After an all-day procession through the streets of the North End, the statue of the Madonna returns to the center of the feast Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Event Notices Photos & Videos

Chu Ling Dance Performance at Christopher Columbus Park [Photos]

It was a picture-perfect summer night for the Chu Ling Dance performance at Christopher Columbus Park this week, part of the weekly Waterfront Performing Arts Series. Photographer Christine Barton captured these terrific photos, noting that “Mother Nature was kind that evening – a beautiful night to match the beautiful performances.” See more of Christine’s work Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Event Notices

Saint Anthony’s 2011 Feast Poster & Schedule

Courtesy of the Saint Anthony Society, here is the official poster 2011 Saint Anthony’s Feast – 92nd Anniversary – Italian Religious Street Festival in honor of Saint Anthony Di Padua Da Montefalcione being held on August 26 – 28, 2011 in Boston’s North End on Endicott, Thacher and N. Margin Streets. The Feast in honor Read More…

Community People Photos & Videos

North End Boxing Champion, Tony DeMarco, Receives Italian-American Award and Releases Memoirs at 2011 Fisherman’s Feast

Former World Welterweight Boxing Champion Tony DeMarco came home this weekend to the Fisherman’s Feast in Boston’s North End to receive the 2011 Italian-American Award and release his new autobiography, “Nardo – Memoirs of a Boxing Champion.” The video above shows the award ceremony, Tony’s speech and a few other special guests. Check out TKOTony.com Read More…