Event Notices

Thursday July 11, 2013 News & Views: Ward 3 City Council Endorsements; NEWRA Meeting and Opera Concert Tonight

Breaking News:

  • After a marathon Candidates Night for Boston City Council, Ward 3 Democrats endorsed incumbent Sal LaMattina for District 1 City Councilor over John Riberio, Jr. and Brian Gannon. Neither incumbent Bill Linehan nor challenger Suzanne Lee received the 14 votes necessary for a District 2 endorsement. In the City Councilor At-Large race, the committee endorsed three candidates for the four open seats. The three endorsements went to incumbents Ayanna Pressley and Stephen Murphy along with challenger Michelle Wu. The complete 2 hour, 40 minute video from Candidates Night will be posted soon.
  • We were sorry hear of the passing of Miss Betsy, longtime teacher at Saint John School. We will follow up with an obituary and arrangements once available.

Neighborhood View of the Day:

City of Boston Archives shares this ca 1910-1920 photo of the Playground on Stillman Street in Boston’s North End from the Boston Landmarks Commission image collection.

Playground on Stillman Street – ca 1910-1920 – City of Boston Archives (licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 US License).

North End / Waterfront Events on the Calendar:

Thursday, July 11
  • 11:00am – Kids Garden Craft – NE Library
  • 4:45pm – Animal World’s Dino Discovery – NE Library
  • 6:00pm – Greenway District Zoning Implementation Overview – BRA Board Rm, City Hall 9th Fl
  • 7:00pm – NEWRA Monthly Meeting – Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St. – See the full agenda.
  • 7:00pm – Free Concert on the Prado – Grazia! Opera by NEMPAC – See the flyer.

View the details on upcoming events and meetings in the Events Calendar.

New on the Blog:

People are Talking:

  • S { Rest in Peace, miss Betsy. You will be missed. sorry to hear about you passing away. You were a fixture at St. John’s . } – Jul 10, 9:49 PM
  • S { Cops should be around. What is the problem? Too much going on and kids pissing all over. Each night. In front of restaurants etc. it… } – Jul 10, 9:26 PM
  • Diana { Beautiful photo! } – Jul 10, 9:01 PM
  • Life Long North End Resident { Southie is nice hah? I don’t blame you for moving. Best of Luck! And you are 100% right, The North End should have cops everywhere… } – Jul 10, 11:33 AM
  • Ann { SCARY and SAD!!!!! I lived RIGHT across the street from that corner (White Hen was my kitchen view!) for nearly 18 years, and left 5… } – Jul 10, 10:50 AM
  • Life Long North End Resident { The North End was always safe because of the people that lived in it. Now those people are either dead, in jail, old, or moved… } – Jul 10, 8:22 AM
  • Matt Conti { I updated the post on Tuesday night … near intersection of N. Bennet and Hanover … think car was initially parked on N. Bennet …… } – Jul 09, 11:05 PM

Join the discussion. Your comments are highly encouraged!

Boston Weather:

  • Thursday July 11
    Cloudy early with thunderstorms developing later in the day. Humid. High 82F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
  • 10-Day Forecast

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