Monthly Archives: January 2013

Rep. Aaron Michlewitz Sets New Legislative Priorities: Gun Control, Early Voting...

As he begins his third term in the Massachusetts State Legislature, Representative Aaron Michlewitz has put forth an aggressive agenda of legislative proposals for...

Agenda: Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy Meeting 1/29/13

The Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has issued the agenda for this week's meeting of the Board of Directors. The public meeting is on...

Picture Puzzle: Winter in the Gassy

This week's picture puzzle features a snowy scene at the Gassy playground. I found this one a bit harder because a lot of the...

NEWRA Zoning, Licensing & Construction Committee Agenda for January 29, 2013

Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee Meeting Agenda Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 7:00 PM Mariners House, 11 North Square, 2nd Floor Zoning Appeals and License Applications 7:00 PM – 7:20...

NEWF Sunday 1/27/13: Skate Date & CityFeast 2013

What's Happening In The North End / Waterfront: It is "The Bye Week" so there is no football. But, there is a lot else going...

Honoring Mary Romano on Her 80th Birthday

State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz presented a commendation from the State House to "North End Matriarch" Mary Romano on her 80th Birthday. Photo courtesy of the...

“Journalese, A Dictionary for Deciphering the News” Co-Authored by North End...

Longtime North Ender, Bob Skole, has co-authored a new book with Paul Dickson, Journalese, A Dictionary for Deciphering the News. Neighbors that know Bob...

St. Leonard Choral Society in the North End Recruiting New Members

St Leonard Choral Society Music Director, Dr. Dan Drzymalski, is putting together a concert in May along the themes of Motherhood, Peace, and Mary....

NEWF News & Views for Saturday Jan. 26, 2013: Meat Market...

Neighborhood View of the Day: When it gets dark early, the lights and activities from shops are much more apparent when walking down the street,...

“Boston’s Back” – City Hall Says Recession is Over

Residents and local business owners probably already figured out the recession ended just by looking at the number of people in the restaurants and...

Poll Results: Lighted Trees / Structures, Winter Gardens and Ice Sculptures...

With 244 total votes, the Greenway Winter Lights poll results decisively show a preference for lighted trees and structures, as well as winter gardens...

City of Boston Failing Weight Loss Challenge

The City of Boston is failing miserably at the Mayor's Million Pound Challenge. Launched last Spring to great fanfare, Bostonians have only lost 74,597...