Friends of the North End Branch Library Elect New Officers

Congratulations to the recently elected officers of the Friends of the North End Branch Library! Shown in the photo above, from the left, Donna Wells, Treasurer, Jim Salini, Secretary, Robin Ardito, President and Paula Luccio, Vice President. In addition, the Library’s Holiday Open House will be on Saturday, December 3rd from 12:00-3:00. And the Winter Read More…

Business Health & Environment

Michele Tirella Receives Good Neighbor Recognition Award From Clean Streets Committee

  Michele Tirella received the October 2011 Good Neighbor Recognition Award from NEWRA’s Clean Streets Committee. The Clean Streets award is voted by committee members on a monthly basis in recognition of businesses and property owners that keep their sidewalk and gutter free of trash and debris. View previous recipients of the Good Neighbor Recognition Read More…


Veterans Day – November 11, 2011

VFW Memorial on the Paul Revere Mall – Prado The annual Boston Veterans Day parade will start at 1:00 pm at Boston Common ending at City Hall where a ceremony will take place. Old North Church will also be offering “Behind the Scenes” tours for active and retire military families from 10am-4pm.


Obituary: Anna R. Chirichiello of the North End

CHIRICHIELLO, Anna R. (Poupolo) 84, of Boston’s North End, on Nov. 7, 2011. Daughter of Angelo Poupolo & Domenica (Bucci). Beloved wife of the late Rocco J. Chirichiello. Loving mother of John Chirichiello & the late Carol Settipane-Curran. Grandmother of John Settipane & Paula Palmer, and Great-Grandmother of John, James & Alessandra. She also leaves Read More…


There’s An App For The Freedom Trail

Freedom Trail Announces First Official Smartphone Application The Freedom Trail Foundation is making the leap from the 17th to the 21st century with the first official Freedom Trail smartphone and tablet application.  Available for iOS and Android devices, the new Freedom Trail® app features 16 official historic sites of Boston’s Freedom Trail.  The first of Read More…


Incumbents Win Re-election in City Councilor-At-Large Race; Unopposed LaMattina Continues To Serve As District 1 Councilor Including North End

With all the precincts reporting, the four incumbents in the City Councilor-At-Large race have been re-elected for another two year term. Leading the pack was Ayanna Pressley, followed by Felix Arroyo, John Connolly and Stephen Murphy. Former mayoral candidate, Michael Flaherty, narrowly missed out with a 5th place showing. In the North End / Waterfront, Read More…


Poll Results Show a 5-Way Race for the 4 City Councilor-At-Large Seats

Note: This is not a scientific poll. The results are representative only of self-selected website visitors. This poll is now closed. See results from previous polls. See this post for the video of the candidate forum: Differences Highlighted at Boston Neighborhoods City Councilor-at-Large Candidates Forum (Video) Don’t forget to cast your real vote on Election Read More…


Obituary: Rosario George Coppola of the North End

COPPOLA Rosario George “Georgie Hats” of the North End of Boston, November 2, 2011. Beloved husband of the late Louise (LuLu Manganiello) Coppola and loving father of Charles Coppola of Weymouth, Ann and her husband Emil Bevilacqua, Barbara and her husband James D’Ambrosio and Anthony and his wife Candy Coppola all of Boston. Also survived Read More…

Police & Fire

Larceny & Warrant Arrest Lead This Week’s Police Blotter for the North End / Waterfront

Highlights from this week’s Boston Police A-1 journal log for the North End / Waterfront area: Larceny in a Building 10/29/11              3:30pm-3:40pm Employee reports on North Square that unknown person stole her Kindle electronic reader from the building. Warrant Arrest 11/01/11              3:04pm Male suspect arrested on Prince St. after being observed trying to open front Read More…

Business Police & Fire

Disrespect Shown for Flag on City’s Old Printing Building on North Street

Have you ever noticed how the American flag on the North St. printing building is always tangled and flown at night without being illuminated? Residents continue to complain to the City about the disrespect being shown to the flag on the prominent North End building near the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway. Submitted by Bill Lane.