Community Event Notices

R.O.C.K.S. the Block at the North End’s Mirabella Pool on Sunday, August 4, 2013

Boston Centers for Youth & Families and the Nazzaro Center is putting on a FREE BLOCK PARTY at the North End’s Mirabella Pool on Sunday, August 4, 2013 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. There will be a free healthy cookout, family-friendly games, activities, music and swimming!


Obituary: Rosalie “Lucy” (Palazzolo) Schreiber

Rosalie “Lucy” (Palazzolo) Schreiber, 79, on July 22,2013 of San Diego, Ca. formerly North End of Boston. Daughter of the late Benjamin Palazzolo & Mary (Frontera), wife of the late Gordon M. mother of Romano “Mano” & wife Marsha, the late Anthony, Rita Ducommun & husband Dwayne, Marcus & wife Anne, Michelangelo & Robert Smith. Read More…

Police & Fire

HazMat Incident on Jerusalem Place in North End

Boston Fire Department was on Salem Street Monday afternoon investigating a hazardous material incident at Jerusalem Place. A building was evacuated for a few hours due to carbon monoxide levels. Boston Fire attributes the CO to have come from a generator at nearby Cooper Street. Meghan Johnson shares this photo from the scene. (Via Adam Read More…

Event Notices

Monday July 29, 2013 News & Views: NEMPAC R.O.C.K.S. Jazz Workshop

Neighborhood View of the Day: Have you been hearing the feast music? One of the regular bands is the Northeast Italian American Band shown below from Sunday’s St. Joseph’s Feast. More photos here. North End / Waterfront Events on the Calendar: NEMPAC R.O.C.K.S. with a free jazz music workshop on the Prado, starting at 1:00 Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

Photo Gallery: 88th Saint Joseph’s Feast 2013 Grand Procession

The 88th Saint Joseph’s Feast Grand Procession was held on Sunday, July 28th for seven hours through the streets of the North End. Starting off the procession, a representative of the Mayor’s office in Riesi, Sicily read a special proclamation for the feast. The photo gallery below shows photos from the Feast along with hours Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Event Notices

“All-4-One” Headlines 99th Saint Agrippina Feast on August 2-4, 2013 – Poster & Schedule

Celebrating the 99th Anniversary in honor of Saint Agrippina di Mineo August 2 – 4th, 2013 Each year for the past 98 years this group of devoted people come together to renew their faith in Saint Agrippina in Boston’s North End, as was the custom in the land of origin, Mineo, Sicily. Each year everyone Read More…

Health & Environment Police & Fire Transportation

Bikers Cause Tension on Hanover Street

It’s the height of the summer and that means the bikers are back in the North End, especially on Hanover Street where they park and hang out. Resident and Carmelina’s restaurant owner, Damien DiPaola, sends in these photos citing the motorcycles took at least four residential parking spots on Saturday night, revved up noise and Read More…

Event Notices

Sunday, July 28, 2013 News & Views: St. Joseph’s Feast Grand Procession, FIGMENT Day 2 and Movie in the Park

Neighborhood View of the Day: It was a perfect Saturday night to stroll at the Saint Joseph’s Feast, listen to the music and enjoy some food and games. North End / Waterfront Events on the Calendar: 1:00 pm – Grand Procession for the Saint Joseph’s Feast through the streets of the North End. Starts at Read More…

Police & Fire

Fight Leads to Stabbing of Homeless Man on Long Wharf

A mid-day fight at Long Wharf resulted in the stabbing of a 22 year-old homeless victim who was transported to Mass General Hospital for treatment. The incident occurred shortly before noon on Tuesday, July 23, 2013. According to a Boston Police report, officers responded to a stabbing call at 66 Long Wharf and found a Read More…