Public Meeting Sept. 19: 41 N. Margin Street (Knights of Columbus) to Become Senior Housing

The Boston Planning & Development Agency will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, September 19 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 41 North Margin Street (Knights of Columbus Hall). The proponent seeks to convert this building into a five-story, mixed-use development that would contain 23 senior affordable housing units and a renovated Knights of Columbus Hall. Read more about...

Tuesday’s Brief: 10 Events for History Buffs, Eat Through the City in 24 Hours, Man’s Best Friend

Things to know for Tuesday Today is Tuesday, September 18 and if you only had 24 hours in Boston, where would you recommend eating? Check out Eater Boston's how-to guide for the best way to eat your way through Boston in 24 hours.  Here's what else you need to know for today... Notable News: 10 Events for History Buffs to Check Out This Fall If...

From the Councilor: Chain Store Zoning Legislation, Luxury Housing Concerns, Planning for East Boston

September Newsletter from City Councilor Lydia Edwards: The diversity of our neighborhoods is a blessing - as we wrap summer and turn into fall, I've been fortunate to join events celebrating the Italian, Mexican, and Salvadoran communities among others, congratulate new citizens on finishing their journey, and meet with constituents about issues ranging from rats to redevelopment plans.  At City Hall, I've been advocating for changes to...

North End Order Sons & Daughters of Italy in America Present at Neighborhood Council Meeting

Luigi Natale and Andrew Battaglia presented the new North End Order Sons & Daughters of Italy in America (OSIA) to council members and attendees at the Neighborhood Council September meeting. The Order was originally started in the North End in 1905. It's an Italian-American 501c3 charitable organization that preserves history and culture. Luigi and Andrew, along with several others, are...

Residents Association Community Updates on Artificial Turf, NEWRA Elections, Zoning Requests, Community Center

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https://youtu.be/I_4UwAb9iFg The North End / Waterfront Residents' Association (NEWRA) met for their monthly meeting on September 13, 2018. The meeting started with a series of community reports, shown in the above video. Follow along or jump to subjects of interest using this summary timeline. (00:00) Welcome and introductions - NEWRA President Mary McGee (01:50) Chapter 91 Educational Forum by Conservation Law Foundation, sponsored...

Monday’s Brief: Somerville to Observe Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Upcoming Concerts, Morning Waterfront Walks

Things to know for Monday Today is Monday, September 17 and if you enjoy listening to a good cello, mark your calendars for the North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) inaugural concert featuring world-renowned cellist Dr. Francesco Mastromatteo and Boston-based acclaimed pianist Dr. Christina Wright-Ivanova on Sept. 28. Read more here. Here's what you need to know for the week ahead... Notable News: The City of Somerville...

Neighborhood Council Supports Use of Community Preservation Funds for Old North Crypt

Rev. Stephen Ayres spoke to the Neighborhood Council at their September meeting regarding the use of community preservation act funds to make the Old North crypt handicap accessible. The Community Preservation Act (CPA) provides money for local projects in the areas of historic preservation, affordable housing, and parks and open space. As part of the application process, groups must present...

Police Blotter: Package Theft and Stolen Scooter

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Larceny 09/09/18     6:18pm Victim reports an unknown person stole her delivery package from her Commercial Street residence. The package contained a Fire TV stick media player. Auto Theft (Scooter) 09/11 - 09/12/18     11:00pm - 6:00am Victim reports he locked his 2015 Roughhouse Genuine scooter...

Pianist Emmet Cohen to Perform Jazz Concert Fundraiser at The Living Room Oct. 3

Jazz Pianist Emmet Cohen will perform at The Living Room on Wednesday, October 3 from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. This event is a fundraiser for the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC), sponsored by Meghan and Neil Denenberg and hosted by The Living Room. To purchase tickets, click here.

Weekly Top Reads: Community Center Site Debate, Man Falls from Party Cruise, Council Votes Against Citizens Bank, Artificial Turf Wins Out, Santa Rosalia Procession, TONE Bocce Tournament

This week's top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured real estate proposals, local events and the end to the turf wars. Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. Opposition Emerges Toward Potential North End Community Center Site Next to Mirabella Pool A mass mailing was sent to thousands of North End / Waterfront residents this week opposing...

Obituary: Anna M. (LoPiccolo) Campo of Boston’s North End

Anna M. (LoPiccolo) Campo of the North End, passed away on September 14, 2018, the oldest flying angel of The Fishermans Feast of the North End. Beloved wife of the late Anthony Campo. Beloved mother of Camille Carregal of Malden, Rita Sacco and her husband George of East Boston, Nadine Solimine and her husband Joseph of Peabody. Cherished grandmother of...

Neighborhood Video: 90th Birthday Celebration For Teresa Colarusso

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Surprising their favorite neighbor, Teresa Colarusso, North End neighbors Conor and Mike put together a cake with 90 candles for her 90th birthday. Boston Fire Department was on hand for the special occasion, held last week. Happy Birthday, Teresa!     “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Send in your photos using our Submit a Post form, via email to info@northendwaterfront.com...