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Notable News Found Elsewhere: Old Map Changes Long Wharf Debate, Government Center T Stop Closing, Sexual Assault Updates, Foodies’ Feast and More

A plan to bring a restaurant development to Long Wharf by the Boston Redevelopment Authority has been stalled by a group of North End residents who have brought forward an old map found in Philadelphia, marking the territory as Federally protected space.  Speaking of food, is there a better place than the North End to Read More…

Event Notices Health & Environment

Public Hearing on March 3rd for Pilot Program of 6-9 AM Trash Placement Hours

District 1 City Councilor Sal LaMattina is sponsoring a public hearing at the City Council regarding the hours for residential trash placement and collection services. A proposed pilot program will be discussed for the downtown Boston neighborhoods eliminating the overnight placement of trash on the sidewalks and allowing trash to be put out beginning at Read More…

Event Notices Health & Environment

Heart Health Event at NEW Health on Thursday

Stop by North End Waterfront Health at 332 Hanover Street on Thursday, February 20 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. for the “Circle of Red” women’s heart disease prevention event. Nurses will be on hand to provide blood pressure screenings. You can also spin the heart-health wheel for a chance to win a small prize. Read More…

Event Notices Health & Environment Photos & Videos Sports Transportation

Residents’ Association Gives Mixed Reaction to Proposed Cycle Track on Commercial Street [Video]

As part of a series of community meetings on the proposed North End “cycle track,” city officials presented to the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) on February 13, 2014. The redesign of Commercial Street and part of Atlantic Avenue will incorporate a dedicated bicycle “cycle track” from Cross Street to Charter Street in Read More…

Arts & Culture Business Community

Old North Thanks Local Businesses as February 27th Gala Approaches

The Old North Church thanks the many North End businesses who have already contributed to our annual Gala and Silent Auction, to be held on February 27 from 6 until 9 at the Fairmont Battery Wharf. We have been overwhelmed by the generosity of our friends in the community. Proceeds from the gala will support Read More…

Real Estate

Joint Letter by Downtown Neighborhood Groups to State Agency Challenges Government Center Garage Redevelopment Proposal

Neighborhood associations from the North End, Beacon Hill and West End have coordinated in a joint comment letter expressing their concerns about the “One Congress” Government Center Garage redevelopment project and how it will impact the downtown community. Now that the public process has moved from the city’s “Article 80” review level at the Boston Read More…

Arts & Culture

New Book, “Mommy’s A Mole” Investigates 32-Year-Old Murder Case That Implicated North Ender Leonard Paradiso

Leonard Paradiso of the North End was known to residents of the community for pushing a cart selling clams for many years at the festivals of the patron saints. Paradiso was also known for his conviction of the 1979 murder of Marie Iannuzzi. He was also implicated by authorities for the 1981 murder of Joan Read More…

Arts & Culture Community

Madonna del Soccorso Women’s Society Presents Donation for Sacred Heart Church

As our last official act of charity, the Madonna Del Soccorso Women’s Society is pleased to donate our remaining assets of $585.48 to Father Antonio Nardoianni, Pastor of Sacred Heart and Saint Leonard’s Church, towards the urgent repairs to be done to the roof of Sacred Heart Church. I was informed that the repairs to Read More…