Police & Fire

Police Blotter – Widet Street Break-In and Vandal Throws Brick Through Commercial Street Store

Reported incidents on this week’s District A-1 Boston Police Journal Log for the North End / Waterfront area: Breaking & Entering – Residential 05/20/12 4:30pm – 10:00am Wiget St. resident reports an unknown person entered through a rear window off the fire escape and removed his watch and Macbook computer. Vandalism 05/22/12 3:15am Witness reports Read More…

Event Notices

Public Art Unveiling at Harbor Islands Pavilion on Greenway – May 31, 2012

Just in time for the summer season, the Boston Harbor Islands will be debuting a new public art installation along the waterfront next Thursday, May 31st at the Boston Harbor Islands Pavilion on the Greenway! Boston CyberArts, National Park Service, and Boston Harbor Island Alliance are partnering to sponsor the installation of a video piece Read More…

Transportation

Downtown Traffic Advisory for “Run to Remember” on Sunday, May 27, 2012

City of Boston Traffic Advisory, Run to Remember The Boston Transportation Department would like to inform motorists to expect delays and traffic congestion on Sunday, May 27, 2012, due to the annual Run to Remember that will be taking place in the City. Nearly 6,000 runners will participate in Boston’s Run to Remember 2012.  They Read More…

Event Notices

Boston Harbor Island Alliance 2012 Gala & Online Auction

On Thursday, June 21, 2012, the Boston Harbor Islands Alliance will have a gala at Fort Warren on George’s Island from 5:30-9:30pm. Dedicated ferries will greet guests at Long Wharf, adjacent to Christopher Columbus Park and provide continuous service all night. Attire is “Island Chic.” An online auction will go live on June 4 … Read More…

Schools

Saint John School Opens 2nd K4 Program, New K3 Slots Available and Extended Afterschool Program

St. John School “In the News” Located in Boston’s Historic North End 9 Moon Street, Boston, MA 02113 617-227-3143 x102 www.sjsne.com St. John School Opens a 2nd K4 Program We are now taking new registration for a 2nd K4 program.  Anyone interested in registering for K4 for the 2012-2013 school year, should call Mrs. DeLeo Read More…

Community Schools

Nazzaro-NEAD Award 2012 Scholarships and Hold Year-End Music Concert

In what has become an annual tradition, North End Against Drugs punctuated the Nazzaro Center’s year ending concert with the selection of its scholarship recipients, 11 North End students in three categories who received a total of $7,000 towards their future tuition costs (in addition, in an ongoing effort to somehow incorporate the Eliot public Read More…

Boston Monuments of Memorial Day

“In 1868, Commander-in-Chief John A. Logan issued General Order No. 11 calling for all Departments and Posts to set aside the 30Th of May as a day for remembering the sacrifices of fallen comrades, thereby beginning the celebration of Memorial Day.” (Taken from the Stone) Thus began the birth of our Memorial Day Weekend, Boston, Read More…

Community Event Notices

All Hands on Deck: Memorial Day Weekend Family Fun at the USS Constitution Museum

Learn about the life of Marines and sailors at sea by learning to march, deciding whether to “sign on” to Constitution, and taking part in other demonstrations and craft activities.  Discover Constitution’s history with the new exploratory activity, “Mutinous Expedition: A Quest Based on Honest Truth.” May 26-28, 9am-6pm For more information, call (617) 426-1812 Read More…

Police & Fire

Son of Winter Hill Gang “Executioner” Identified as Salem Street Robber

Vincent Martorano, son of Winter Hill gang hitman, John “The Executioner” Martorano, has been identified by Boston Police and reported in the Boston Herald as the suspect in the previously reported arrest of the Salem Street drive-by robbery. Martorano is accused jumping out of a 2006 black Chrysler 300 to attack and rob a 26 Read More…

Schools

Eliot K-8 School Expansion Agreement Cheered by Parents and Officials

  There was resounding applause at the Eliot K-8 School on Tuesday night as North End and Downtown Boston families joined with City and Boston Public School officials to celebrate an agreement substantially expanding the Eliot to a second campus at the nearby North Bennet Street School buildings. Importantly, BPS Superintendent Carol Johnson announced that Read More…

Community

NEWRA Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee Meeting Agenda for May 29, 2012

NORTH END/WATERFRONT RESIDENTS’ ASSOCIATION Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee Meeting Agenda     Tuesday, May 29, 2012, 7:00 PM Mariners House, 11 North Square, 2nd Floor Zoning Appeals and License Applications 7:00 PM – 7:20 PM 216 Hanover Street, Improv Asylum, Norm Laviolette has applied to the Licensing Board to add cordials to the existing Malt and Wine License. 7:20 PM – 7:40 PM Read More…