Community Government

House Passes Legislation for Greenway Conservancy Reform; Adds Neighborhood Representation

The Massachusetts House of Representatives unanimously passed a major legislative amendment on Wednesday that would significantly change the governance structure of the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy. Should the Senate and Governor’s office also approve, the legislation would require a higher level of transparency by the private, non-profit operator of the public parks as well Read More…

Community Sports

NEAA Youth Baseball Team Lineups for Mayor’s Cup, North2South, Suburban & Italy Games

Upcoming special games and team lineups for the North End Athletic Association Youth Baseball League. Major’s Youth Baseball All-Star Game – Friday, June 22, 2012, 7pm Saturday, June 23, 2pm at Langone Park, Campochairo Field on Commercial Street. This year, the game will be played in memory of good friend, Johnny Paolo. Pizza and snacks Read More…

Police & Fire

Endicott Street Break-in and Underage Public Drinking in Gassy Flights on Weekly Police Blotter

This week’s reported incidents for the North End / Waterfront area are shown below from the Boston Police Journal Log, courtesy of District A-1. Breaking & Entering – Residential 06/17/12 1:00pm – 1:15pm Endicott St. resident reports an unknown person entered her apartment (no sign of forced entry) and removed 2 laptops and a ring. Read More…

Community Sports

Cardinals Take 2012 NEAA Majors Championship, Beating the Tigers 10-5

The Saint Agrippina Cardinals won the NEAA little league championship, capping off the best season of the NEAA only league.  The Cardinals won all ten regular season games and followed that up by winning all three of their playoff games. The game started off poorly for the Cardinals, as the Tigers scored five runs in Read More…

Community Government Sports

North2South Baseball Classic Game Played at Langone Park [Photos]

The first game of the 3rd Annual North2South Baseball Classic was held on Tuesday at Langone Park, between the North End and South End Little League programs. A second game will be held next Sunday at Peter’s Park in the South End. The series is sponsored by State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz bringing together the Little Read More…

Schools

North End Resident Graduates from the Winsor School

A North End resident is among the 51 accomplished young women who graduated on June 7 from the Winsor School in Boston. Zoe Kurtz will attend Vassar College. She was co-head of the economics club and SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), and a member of the community service club and the crew team. In addition, Read More…

Health & Environment

City of Boston Issues Heat Wave Advisory Starting June 20, 2012

Temperatures are expected to be well in the 90’s this week. Find ways to stay cool and look out for your neighbors! The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory starting Wednesday June 20, 2012. The North End’s Mirabella Pool is not scheduled to open until June 23rd (maybe earlier?), but the sprinkler spray Read More…

Sports

Cardinals Sweep Cubs in NEAA Playoffs

by Ralph Martignetti For the fourth straight year, the Cardinals and Cubs met in the NEAA playoffs. The past two years, the Cubs knocked the Cardinals out in single elimination. This year, the Cardinals got a measure of revenge with a two game sweep by scores of 8-1 and 9-4. The Cardinals set the tone Read More…

People

Local Celebrities and Restaurants Support “Buona Sera” Fundraiser for ABCD Center

Local celebrities and government officials joined with representatives from Action for Boston Community Development for the recent fundraiser “Buona Sera: An Evening with Friends.” The fundraiser took place June 7 at the State Room, on the 33rd floor of 60 State St., next to Faneuil Hall. Proceeds from the fundraiser benefit ABCD’s North End/West End Read More…