This past week in the North End / Waterfront was as good as it gets – MCAS scores through the roof for the Eliot School and a new mural on the Greenway at Dewey Square. An exciting election proved to come down to the wire for City Council and Mayor. Be sure to catch it all, right here at NorthEndWaterfront.com! 

Artist Matthew Richie Completes New Greenway Mural at Dewey Square
Artist Matthew Richie painted the finishing touches on Friday afternoon to complete the new 70 foot mural titled Remanence: Salt and Light (Part II) at Dewey Square on the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway. The mural program is a partnership between the Institute of Contemporary Art and the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy. Read More

Globe Interviews Original Anthony About Prince Spaghetti Commercial Remake Without Him
Following up with Anthony Martignetti, the Boston Globe asks why the new Prince Spaghetti commercial has a new actor instead of the original Anthony! Read More

How the North End Voted in the Boston Mayoral and City Council Preliminary Election
The votes are in for the preliminary election for Boston Mayor and City Council. The City of Boston website has the overall totals but here are some neighborhood results. Read More

 

Lots of energy by volunteers at Operation Cleanup sponsored by the North End Chamber of Commerce

Chamber Organizes Successful “Operation Clean-Up” in North End [Photos]
Operation Clean-up brought out nearly 100 folks from the North End community on Saturday morning to make the neighborhood shine. Sponsored by the North End Chamber of Commerce (NECC), the cleanup event was themed, “This is My North End” with participation from dozens of businesses, residents and students from Suffolk University. Read More

North End’s Eliot K-8 School Achieves Top MCAS Scores
Just six years ago, the Eliot K-8 School’s MCAS scores were among the worst in the city. But today, under the leadership of Principal Traci Walker-Griffith, this public school in Boston’s North End is the city’s top school in English Language Arts and second in Math based on the same MCAS scale. Read More

 

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Little Free Libraries Pop Up On Greenway
Looking for a new read? Be sure to check out the two Little Free Libraries that are now in operation right here on our Greenway parks. These “oversized bird houses” operate with no charges, cards or late fee’s – just a “take one, leave one” honor system. These homemade boxes allow neighbors to share their favorite reads and enjoy some favorites of others. Read More

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 outdoor courts, the bocce tourney was moved inside the Steriti Rink. Despite the weather, bocce players indulged in a true Italian tradition while raising money for a good cause. Read More

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