Community Event Notices People Schools

St. John School Hosts Ice Skating Party

St. John School celebrated the start of National Catholic Schools Week with our first annual family skate night at Steriti Rink. The skating party was a huge success with a turnout of over 250 family members as well as our teachers and administrators. Catholic Schools week is a celebration of Catholic education in the United States. St. John School Read More…

Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Attempted Breaking & Entering, Pick-Pocket on Hanover Street

From this week’s District A-1 Boston Police blotter: Attempted Breaking & Entering 01/23/15  ~  3:52am Police Officer’s responded to a report of vandalism in progress at a Salem Street residence. At this time the male suspect fled and was stopped at Prince Street and Salem Street. Suspect was arrested for attempted breaking & enter along with malicious Read More…

Community Sports

NEAA Celebrates at Annual Baseball Awards Ceremony [Photo Gallery]

Friday January 23rd about 100 Major League players, ages 9-12, parents and coaches filled the conference room of the Nazarro for the 2014 baseball awards ceremony. The night featured trophies, medals, Regina pizza and wild applause as the players from the 2014 season took their bows. The night started with league coordinator John Romano welcoming Read More…


State Senator Anthony Petruccelli Promoted to Majority Whip

News from the office of State Senator Anthony Petruccelli: Massachusetts State Senator Anthony Petruccelli was promoted to Majority Whip in the Massachusetts State Senate.  The Majority Whip helps craft the Senate agenda and contributes to the building of the Senate Calendar, which controls when bills will come up for debate.   The structure of the Senate has Read More…


This Week’s Top 10 @NorthEndBoston Tweets: Deflate-Gate Cookies, #JimmyJohns, 18th Century Red Glass Bead

Even though most of the focus in social media is on #DeflateGate, @NorthEndBoston and the #NorthEnd #Waterfront were still tagged in tweets from locals, visitors, and everything in between! The Top 10 North End / Waterfront Tweets From This Week: [View the story “Top Tweets for 1/22/2015” on Storify]

Government Real Estate

State Legislators Aim to Crack Down on AirBnb Short-Term Rentals

A new bill by State Representatives Aaron Michlewitz and RoseLee Vincent would introduce the strictest regulations in the country for short-term rentals by companies such as AirBnb, Homeaway and Flipkey. Both Democrats, Michlewitz represents the North End, South End and parts of downtown Boston while Vincent hails from Revere. The legislation, if passed, would legalize the gray-area Read More…

Event Notices Police & Fire

New Boston Fire Marine Dock to Suppress Noise, Increase Safety and Usability

The Boston Fire Department (BFD) held a presentation regarding the planned improvements to the BFD Marine Unit boat dock at Burroughs Wharf in the North End. The original dock had been corroded to the point where it was at risk of sinking and determined to be unsafe. The dock houses the John S. Damrell, the city’s main firefighting Read More…

Event Notices

Wharf District Council January 2015 Meeting Highlights

Wharf District Council Meeting Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Custom House, 1st Floor, Liberty Room  The meeting covered the following: o   Boston Police Department Captain Fong and Sergeant Chin: an update on police activity in the Wharf District.  Crime is down. o   The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy presentation on the Janet Echelman Art Exhibit: to be placed over Read More…

Community Daily Briefs

Notable News: Later Hours for Bars, Rising Sea Levels, Parking Problems, Extended School Days, and “A Faneuil Hall for Bostonians”

Mayor Marty Walsh has started his second year into his first term while Governor Baker has started his second week in the corner office and already the policy proposals are in full force. Whether it is the growing pains associated with parking in downtown neighborhoods or extending bars and restaurants to 4 a.m., it seems like change proposals are Read More…