This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured people, businesses, schools, police, transportation, and more. Read more
Anthony Martignetti, well known for his part in the famous Prince Spaghetti commercial, has passed away at age 63. It was 1969 when 12-year-old Martignetti filmed the commercial as the boy running through the neighborhood while his TV mother yelled out “Anthony! Anthony!” from a window on Powers Court. Read more here.
I AM Books, an Italian American Cultural hub and bookstore, has announced they will be closing their physical location at 189 North Street in Boston’s North End. The store will remain open online and the owners will work to grow their virtual presence to continue their mission of providing a space for people to discover the intersection between Italy and the United States. Read more here.
In the latest COVID updates, Mayor Walsh announced on Friday that Boston Public Schools (BPS) will start the school year off completely remotely and then enter hybrid learning in stages by grade. Indoor movie theaters have begun to reopen, featuring a mix of popular films from previous years and new releases. Read more here.
In the most recent police report for District A-1, incidents included an office break-in that resulted in attempted cashing of a false check, and a stolen electric scooter. Read more here.
The North Washington Street Bridge replacement project is moving along with the temporary bridge now in full use and the old bridge nearly completely dissembled. Scheduled work over the next week includes demolition of east sidewalk and pier substructure, installation of silt curtain, warehouse columns pier repairs, and removal of deck span and asbestos duct bank by steel barge crane. Read more here.
Adam Castiglioni shared the photo below earlier this week of the removal of the old bridge.