Government People

City Councilor Sal LaMattina Considering Election Run for County Register of Probate

District 1 City Councilor, Sal LaMattina, is considering a run for the Register post at the Suffolk Probate and Family Court. People close to the situation have confirmed the election run is under serious consideration as first reported by the Dorchester Reporter. LaMattina told the Reporter he is talking with constituents to “see if this Read More…

Real Estate Schools

Eliot School Parents Hear From North Bennet Street School President About North St. Buildings, Potential Swap And Eliot Expansion

Miguel Gómez-Ibáñez, President of the North Bennet Street School, presented to the Eliot School Family Council this week regarding a likely NBSS bid for the North St. buildings as part of a building swap. He asked for the support of the Eliot parents based on his proposal’s potential for expanding the Eliot K-8 school into Read More…

Event Notices Government

Ward 3 Democrats to Hold Caucus in North End on February 18, 2012

For Immediate Release: January 24, 2012 Contact: Jason A. Aluia – 617-447-4987 Ward 3 Democrats To Hold Caucus – Saturday, February 18, 2012 Registered Democrats in Ward 3 of Boston will hold a caucus at the Nazzaro Community Center, (30 North Bennett Street) on Saturday February, 18, 2012 at 10:30 AM to elect delegates to Read More…

Community Government People

Herald Cover Story: Misdirected Email Reveals Salary Details at Greenway Conservancy

The mix of high executive salaries and public funding of the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy is once again making news. On the cover of today’s Boston Herald is “Our Little Secret“, a story regarding a misdirected email by Greenway Conservancy Executive Director, Nancy Brennan, regarding her compensation. An errant email sent to a Herald Read More…

Real Estate

Ask Toni & Maria – Real Estate Column #7

“Ask Toni & Maria” is a real estate column written by Toni Gilardi and Maria DiTullio from Elite Boston Landmark Realty. Have them answer your questions in an upcoming column by emailing info@bostonlandmark.com. 1. Hi Toni and Maria, I received an offer to purchase on my condominium in the North End. I am having a Read More…

Government Police & Fire

Shredder Truck Complaint at Romney Headquarters, 585 Commercial St.

A Citizens Connect user complains to the city today about a shredder truck, illegally parked outside Romney headquarters at 585 Commercial St. Mitt Romney’s giant Shredder Truck illegally parked outside his office on Commercial Street. This giant shredder truck often parked in tow zone in front of Romney National HQ, yet never towed or ticketed. Read More…

Arts & Culture Community

NEMPAC Names Evelyn Harper as Merit Scholarship Recipient

The North End Music & Performing Arts Center names Evelyn Harper as Merit Scholarship Award Recipient for the 2012 Winter Quarter. Evelyn is one of NEMPAC’s more advanced students, studying violin with Sarah Glenn for over two years. She has continued to show growth in her technique and musicality, and is a very dedicated, diligent student Read More…

Business Community

Boston Conservation Commission to Hear Boston Boat Basin LLC, Yacht Haven, Request for New & Replacement Pilings and Floats

PUBLIC HEARING In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L. Chapter 131, Section 40, the Boston Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing in Boston City Hall, Room 801 on February 1, 2012 to review the following projects to determine what conditions, if any, the Commission will impose in order to protect the interests Read More…

Community Event Notices

NEWRA Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee Agenda for January 24, 2012

The North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association’s Zoning, Licensing and Construction (ZLC) Committee will meet this Tuesday evening, January 24.  NEWRA meetings are open, and all North End/Waterfront residents are invited to participate in these important neighborhood discussions.     NORTH END/WATERFRONT RESIDENTS’ ASSOCIATION Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee Meeting Agenda     Tuesday, January 24, 2012, 7:00 PM Mariners Read More…

Business Food & Drink

Speculating on Caffe Graffiti and the Future of the Cross Street Plaza

North Enders have noticed that Caffe Graffiti has been closed so far in January with no activity other than the Christmas tree blowing around on the ground in its outdoor seating area. Now, Boston dining scene websites are speculating it may be more than just a seasonal closing.  While other restaurants simply close for a Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Food & Drink

Soprano’s “Vito”, Joe Gannascoli, Creates Best Selling Sandwich at Pauli’s on Salem Street

When actor Joe Gannascoli came into Pauli’s North End shop, owner Paul Barker did not know his best selling sandwich was about to be created. Joe played the character Vito from The Sopranos and said to Paul, “I will make you famous.” “The Vito” sandwich is made of chicken cutlets, imported ham, provolone cheese, roasted Read More…

Event Notices

February School Vacation Programs at the Paul Revere House

February School Vacation Programs at the Paul Revere House Fun and Games in the 1700’s Wednesday, Feb. 22, 10:30-12:00 and Thursday, Feb. 23, 2:00-3:30, 2012 In colonial Boston did men, women, and children work from sunrise to sunset? The answer is a resounding NO! During a tour of the Revere House, children (and accompanying adults) Read More…