Weekly Top Reads: Inner Harbor Ferry, NEMPAC 128 North Street Bid, Fire Safety, Christmas Fund Luncheon Photos, & Santa Skate!

This week’s top posts covered a little bit of everything – transportation, real estate, awards, meetings, event photos and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles on from the past week.

Inner Harbor Ferry Could Connect Lovejoy Wharf, Eastie, Charlestown, Long Wharf, Fan Pier and More

Earlier this week, MassDOT and Boston Harbor Now met with the Seaport Economic Council to present the proposed short list for new or expanded ferry service. Included in the final short list is an Inner Harbor circulator. Read more here.

30 Year Anniversary: North End Restaurateur Frank DePasquale Presented with City Council Resolution by Sal LaMattina

In honor of his 30 year anniversary running successful businesses in Boston’s North End, restaurateur Frank DePasquale was presented with a Boston City Council resolution on Monday night by Councilor Sal LaMattina. Read more here.

Community Voices Strong Support for NEMPAC Bid at 128 North St., Tunnel Administration Building

North End residents packed into the Nazzaro Community Center for a meeting hosted by MassDOT to discuss the current invitation to bid on 128 North Street – the historic Tunnel Administration Building. The majority of attendees came out to voice their support for the North End Music and Performing Arts Center’s plan to pursue this bid. Read more here.

Boston Fire Marshall Follows Up on North End Fires With Safety Measures; Fire Dog Demonstration [Video]

Following up on the deadly Thanksgiving eve fire on Hanover Street, Fire Marshall and Deputy Chief Jack Dempsey spoke with the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) on Monday, December 11th. Read more and watch the video here.

North End Christmas Fund Luncheon Honors Francine Gannon, Laurie D’Elia and Carla Agrippino-Gomes [Photo Gallery]

In its largest luncheon event over the past 40+ years, the North End Christmas Fund Committee raised over $13,000 to send 300+ holiday checks to the needy and elderly in the community. Read more and see photos from the luncheon here.

Editor’s Choice

Santa Claus IS Coming to Town on Sunday; Christmas Parade & Santa Skate at Steriti Rink

Santa Claus will be making his annual helicopter ride from the North Pole to the North End on Sunday, December 17th. Festivities begin at 2:00PM at Puopolo Park on Commercial Street. There will be a short parade, skating, caroling, face painting and more! Read the full post here.

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