The Weekender: Cutter James, St. Agrippina Feast, Community Award, Crime Reports and More!

Recapping the “critical” articles from around the neighborhood, the following is a list of posts over the last week that got the most traffic!

Top Posts of the Week:

Saint Agrippina Feast Procession Photos, courtesy of Matt Conti.
Saint Agrippina Feast Procession Photos (Photo by Matt Conti)

Photo Gallery: 101st Saint Agrippina Feast Sunday Grand Procession

The 8 hour grand procession of the 101st Saint Agrippina Feast is captured in this photo gallery that puts you in a front row seat with the bands, the procession, the traditional “Tug of War” and “Dance of 20 Men.”  View the gallery of more than 100 photos by Matt Conti!

North End’s Base Boston Welcomes Newest U.S. Coast Guard Cutter James

The North End Coast Guard base welcomed the latest Coast Guard ship to be commissioned, the 418-foot National Security Cutter James is among the largest ships in the Coast Guard fleet.  View the post for more information!

Photo courtesy of, The Boston Herald.
Photo courtesy of, The Boston Herald.

Notable News: Healthcare Hero Carla Gomes, 1934 Heatwave, AirBnb Regs, Garbage Ripper, Regina’s Top 10!

Watch a news segment regarding Airbnb regulations, read about the volunteer work from North End native Carla Gomes, and take a look at a throwback photo to how North Enders used to cool off before the pool! Read the post for the complete article compilation.

July 2015 North End / Waterfront Real Estate Sales

Being one of the most desired places to live in Boston, the North End real estate market continues to thrive in all price ranges. In the month of July, apartments were sold $375,500 all the way to $2.1 million, read the sales for everything in between!

Photo by Conor Finley.
Photo by Conor Finley.

Crime Reports: Street Fight, Feast Pickpocket, Dog Park Sleeper, Heroin Possession

Boston Police were on hand this past week for the North End public safety meeting to speak about recent crime in the neighborhood. Read the report for all incidents and their plan for feast safety and September move-in’s.

Editor’s Pick:

David Marx Presented with Community Service Award for Public Safety Work

For his efforts as the North End Public Safety Committee Chairman for the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council, the Area A-1 Boston Police recognized David Marx with the Community Service Award for Public Safety.  View the post for more on Marx and his involvement with the community.

While we are on the subject of summer weekends in the North End, take a look at the 2015 North End Feast Schedule!