Obituary: Marion Louise (Mele) Driscoll of Boston’s North End

Marion Louise (Mele) Driscoll of Boston’s North End, passed away on November 26, 2020. Loving daughter of the late Salvatore and Madeline (DiMattia) Mele. Beloved wife of the late Edward Peter Driscoll, Jr. Loving mother of Maureen Imbergamo and her husband Frank of Medford, Andrea Driscoll of the North End, and the late John Driscoll. Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Male Arrested on Salem St. for Obstructing Police Responding to Call

At about 1:31 PM on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, officers assigned to District A-1 made an onsite arrest in the area of Salem Street and Wiget Street in Boston’s North End, according to While enroute to a radio call for a domestic violence incident in the North End, officers driving on Salem Street activated Read More…

Health & Environment

Support NEW Health’s Food Insecurity Program this Holiday Season with the Gift of Giving

As the holiday season rolls around and the COVID testing lines continue to fill with eager travelers, we are again reminded of the severity of this pandemic’s lasting effects. For some, this may be the first time they see their family since the pandemic began, for others, this may be the first time without a Read More…

Announcements Arts & Culture

New Public Art Brings Light to Government Center Garage Underpass

New public art installation, Float, located at One Congress Street at the Bulfinch Crossing development, brings animal-inspired animated artwork, such as feathers and distinctive patterns, through engaging and slow moving color changes to the once dark underpass. The new digital art experience was created by Pamela Hersch, a Boston-based musician, photographer, and video artist originally from Read More…

Photos & Videos

North End Beautification Committee Brings Christmas Tree to Top of Hanover Street

The North End Christmas tree at the corner of Cross and Hanover Streets has arrived. There is no lighting event this year, but the tree is fully decorated for the season. The tree, along with wreathes and other decor for the Cross St. plaza, is organized by the North End Beautification Committee. The North End Read More…


Nazzaro Center Turkey Giveaway [Photos]

The BCYF Nazzaro Center, along with Representative Aaron Michlewitz and Senator Joe Boncore, held a turkey giveaway for seniors on Monday, November 23rd.  Nazzaro Center Administrative Coordinator Steven Siciliano extended a huge thank you to all who participated, especially to Rep. Michlewitz’s office for donating the turkeys. Photos courtesy of the Nazzaro Center.

Featured Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Bocce Courts at Langone Park

Work continues on the renovations to Langone and Puopolo Parks on Commercial Street. Maryann O’Brien shares these photos from Copps Hill Terrace of four bocce courts with two more on the way. Construction began in Summer 2019 on the project to renovate the parks which, in addition to the turf, includes adding open spaces, making the area more Read More…

Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Everything You Need to Know About Out of State Travel Restrictions, Glimpse at New Waterfront Park, Thanksgiving 2020

Today is Tuesday, November 24 and if you’re planning on traveling out of state this week there may be some restrictions to make yourself aware of before hopping in the car or getting on a plane. Read more on for the best way to share Thanksgiving dinner this year. Here’s what else you need Read More…