Transportation

Callahan Tunnel Rehab Project Nears Completion For Early March Re-opening

Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) officials gave a project update and underground tour of the Callahan Tunnel on Friday as the $25 million rehabilitation project draws to a close. The official re-opening date for the tunnel remains March 12th, but MassDot officials are hopeful it will be a bit earlier. The primary work now completed Read More…

Event Notices People

Candlelight Vigil for Missing Person Eric Munsell Scheduled for Saturday, March 1st

CANDLELIGHT VIGIL PLANNED FOR MISSING BOSTON UNIVERSITY ALUM ERIC MUNSELL Family, Friends, City Officials To Gather along Boston’s Waterfront WHEN:                    Saturday, March 1, 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm WHERE: Adjacent to Long Wharf, Opposite Legal Seafood Restaurant 255 State Street, Boston WHO: Keith Munsell, father of Eric Munsell, Family and Friends of Eric Munsell Read More…

Event Notices

Latest & Greatest: Salem Street in 1949, The New Spin on Restaurant Week, Copp’s Hill Moment and More

The weekly roundup brings some of the usual suspects, pertaining to the police blotter and the trash problems that continue to haunt local residents. The North End has seen quite a bit of change over the years, take a look at what Salem Street looked like in 1949, straight from a man who is in the Read More…

Community Police & Fire

Suffolk University’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon Chapter Presents a New and Improved Firefighters’ Boot

Suffolk University’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon (ΣΑΕ) fraternity worked with Metal Tronics Inc. to construct a new Firefighters’ Boot to replace the one that was stolen last year from the Hanover Street fire station.  The “fill the boot” money is collected to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).   In September of 2013, Engine 8, Ladder 1 of Boston Fire, located at 392 Hanover Read More…

Business Community Event Notices

Friends of Maiti Nepal Fundraiser at Shake the Tree on March 6th

A fundraiser to support Friends of Maiti Nepal will be held on March 6th, 6-8pm at Shake the Tree (67 Salem St.). The event is being organized by North End resident Briggitte Cazalis to help the organization that rescues girls in Nepal. Proceeds from bracelets made by the Nepal women will be available to help Read More…

Commentaries Community

If Streets Could Talk: Unity Street

UNITY ST (a link that runs parallel between Salem St. and Hanover St.) — feeding from the head of Garden Court, Unity Street is a narrow passageway that serves as a vessel for the surrounding streets- Hanover St, Charter St, Tileston St, Salem St.   Unity Street is also an old neighborhood watermark. Centuries ago, the Read More…

Business Daily Briefs Event Notices

Notable News Found Elsewhere: Sochi Olympics Impact on North End Businesses, Restaurant Reviews & Snowblower Joyriding

The Olympics in Sochi took away the Bruins for a few weeks, see what impact that had on local restaurants, bars, and hotels. The news this week really showcased the amount of great restaurants in the North End, with new openings from Ward 8, to the old local favorites like Galleria Umberto’s.  Prezza, Carmelina’s, and Ernesto’s also were Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

Goody Glover’s and Saporo di Napoli/Rigoletto at March 10th Neighborhood Council

NORTH END / WATERFRONT NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL Email: info@newncboston.org Website: www.NEWNCBoston.org NEWNC AGENDA Monday, March 10, 2014 7:00PM Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St. 1. Welcome: NEWNC President 2. Call to order & Roll Call: NEWNC President 3. Meeting Protocol: NEWNC Vice President 4. Report from the offices of local elected officials 5. Committee Reports: a. Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

NEMPAC Brings Italy’s Songs to Boston’s “Little Italy” for a One-of-a-Kind Event

On March 15, 2014, NEMPAC and North Bennet Street School are collaborating to create “O Sole Mio”. A truly unique combination of vocal performances and informal lectures that hopes to create a newfound appreciation for the Italian heritage that flows so strongly through the North End. Sponsored by the Friends of the Italian Consulate Center Read More…