This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured an arrest for recent robberies, the unveiling of local restoration projects, the start of feast season and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week.
Boston Police are reporting that District A-1 officers arrested a suspect wanted in connection of three recent armed robberies in the North End, including a recent incident at Bob’s Grocery. Read more here.
Mayor Marty Walsh officially reopened the Paul Revere Mall, known as the Prado, in Boston’s North End on Tuesday morning. The unveiling comes after nearly $3 million in improvements to revitalize the urban plaza and open space. Read more and see photos here.
The first Sunday of June always brings the first Italian religious procession of the season to Boston’s North End, honoring Santa Maria di Anzano. The 114-year-old society held a Mass in Italian at St. Leonard Church, followed by a lunch and procession. Read more and see photos here.
More than 60 Boston residents plan on running for office in the upcoming election. The city will most likely see a primary election when it comes to the councilor at large seats. There will be more than 15 candidates vying for a spot. Read more here.
It was standing room only for latecomers to a meeting about the design aspects of Northern Avenue Bridge. Built in 1908, today’s Northern Avenue Bridge was in service for over a century, before it was closed in 2014. The city is now hoping to rebuild the 110-year-old bridge for a new era. Read more and see photos here.
North End Against Drugs, through the Raymond and Michelina Costa Scholarship Program, awarded $8,000 in scholarships this year to forty-four deserving students. Read more and see a photo of the awardees here.