Arts & Culture

An Offer Not Refused; Buyer Pays $625,000 for Mario Puzo Archive

An archive of the late Mario Puzo’s writings sold this week for $625,000 at RR Auction in Boston’s North End. Puzo wrote many novels of which his book, The Godfather, became a film classic. The auction house said the winning bidder was from the U.S. and “wishes to remain anonymous.” “No writer has made as indelible an Read More…

Event Notices

NEWRA Zoning, Licensing & Construction Committee Meeting on February 23rd

The Zoning, Licensing and Construction (ZLC) Committee of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) will have a meeting on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 7:00 p.m. at the Mariner’s House, 11 North Square, 2nd Floor. Abutters and the public are welcome to attend. The agenda is shown below.  


The Weekender: Missing Person Alert, Senate Candidates, Jaywalking, and More!

Looking to stay up to date on the top stories published by North End / Waterfront? No problem. . . Top 5 Posts of the Week: Missing Person Alert: Zachary Marr Last Seen Outside “Bell in Hand” Bar Boston Police are asking for help seeking 22-year-old Zachary Marr of Harvard, Massachusetts, after he went missing outside of Read More…


Obituary: Johnny “Shoes” Cammarata of Boston’s North End

CAMMARATA, John J. “Shoes” Lifelong resident of Boston’s North End, suddenly, on Feb. 20, 2016. Beloved husband of Sandra (Piccadaci). Devoted father of John and his wife Darlene of Revere, Linda Ryan of Melrose and Cheryl Panetta and her husband Steven of Billerica. Loving grandfather of Alyssa, Steven, Brendon and Gabrielle. Dear brother of Josephine Read More…


ABCD North End/West End Enjoys a Fun Winter’s Day at Wright’s Farm!

Seniors at the ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) enjoyed a fun winter’s day at the famous Wright’s Farm Restaurant and Gift Shop in Harrisville, Rhode Island on February 4th.  Nearly five dozen seniors and students from their English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program attended, accompanied by NE/WE NSC staff Read More…

Police & Fire

Police Reports: Multiple Larcenies, Laptop and Bicycle

The following incident report is courtesy of District A-1 Boston Police: Larceny (Bike) 02/10/16  ~  10:57am Victim reports that she noticed the storage room light on in her Henchman Street residence. Upon further checking she noticed her bicycle (Giant, color black) was stolen. Larceny in Building 02/13 – 02/14/ 2016  ~  10:00pm – 2:00am A Read More…

Community Police & Fire Real Estate

FEMA / Americorps Introduce New Flood Maps Effective March 2016

On March 16, 2016, new FEMA flood maps go into effect in Boston. Representatives from FEMA and Americorps spoke about the implications at the February meeting of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is a federal program that mandates flood insurance for any structure located in a high-risk area (the Read More…


Top Tweets of the Week: Kasich Visit, Hull Street Alley, Food Heaven, @EversourceMA and More!

Sift through all the tweets to find the true talk of the town, take a look below! Top 10 North End / Waterfront Tweets From This Week: Kasich on visiting Massachusetts: “I’m trying to get a table at Paradiso on the North End of Boston, but I’m not sure I can do that." — Thomas Kaplan Read More…


North End Against Drugs Adult BINGO a Huge Success

North End Against Drugs held its annual Adult Bingo Fundraiser on Sunday January 31st, the bye week before the SuperBowl. Over 50 people attended and everyone had an awesome time. There were great baked goods donated by NEAD members and several of the bingo participants. The Nazzaro Center made fresh popcorn and coffee. The event Read More…