Police & Fire

Police Captain Thomas Lee of District A-1 Leaves Boston for Portsmouth, Rhode Island Chief Job

Commissioner Ed Davis isn’t the only one leaving the Boston Police. After 32 years on the force, BPD District A-1 Captain Thomas F. Lee accepted a job as the new police chief in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. The Newport Daily News and Portsouth Patch reported Lee was unanimously voted in by the Portsmouth Town Council on Read More…

Community Food & Drink Photos & Videos Sports

10th Annual “Taste of the North End” Bocce Tournament to Benefit Neighborhood Charities

Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the annual “Taste of the North End” Bocce Tournament featured high level bocce play and an Italian-style barbeque on Sunday, September 22, 2013 at Langone Park.  The annual bocce event is organized by Donato Frattaroli of Lucia Ristorante and Chris Zizza of C&R Flooring. This year, due to the rain-soaked Read More…

Business Community

Joi Salon Brings Joy to Nazzaro Center

For the second year in a row, Joi Salon on Atlantic Avenue, made the Nazzaro Center the beneficiary of their annual fundraiser. At their gathering on a beautiful August evening that drew more than 100 people, the staff held a raffle and sold products with a percentage of the proceeds going to the Nazzaro Center’s Read More…


Mayoral Candidate John Connolly Visits Christopher Columbus Park Tot Lot

On the day before the September 24th Preliminary Election, mayoral candidate and poll front-runner John Connolly spent about an hour visiting with North End / Watefront parents at the popular tot lot in Christopher Columbus Park. Photos by Jane Gorham Connolly.


ABCD North End / West End NSC Thanks “Buona Sera” Fundraising Supporters

The ABCD North End/West End NSC (NE/WE NSC) wanted to honor all those who made their June fundraiser a success. They continued the fun on the rooftop of their location at the site of the former Michelangelo School, which currently houses the senior center and 71 units of HUD 202 housing and is home to Read More…

Event Notices Health & Environment

Boston Public Works Informational Meetings and Online Survey for Upcoming Residential Trash Contract

The City of Boston is considering the next 3-year contract for residential trash pickup that will go into effect in July 2014. In preparation for the bidding and contract terms, Public Works is holding a series of informational meetings and distributing an online survey. The meeting for North End, Beacon Hill and West End residents Read More…

Community Event Notices

Check Out The Exciting Things Coming This Week Including Preliminary Election for Boston Mayor and City Council

Back to the grind. Wish we could rewind back to Friday at 5? Don’t worry, you’re not alone, we’re all in this together – put your hands in, we’ve got 40 cents. This week has some great things going on that you should take a look at. A big Primary Election on Tuesday to narrow Read More…

Government Photos & Videos

Philip Frattaroli Holds Pre-Election Day Rally in North End [Photos]

Two days before the preliminary election on Tuesday, September 24th, City Councilor At-Large candidate Philip Frattaroli, held a pre-election rally at his North End restaurant, Ducali Pizzeria. He spoke about his efforts to traverse the city leading up to the election and emphasized his experience in running a small business and community involvement. Frattaroli’s campaign Read More…