North End’s Francesco Santaniello Graduates from Boston College High School

Boston College High School’s 155th Commencement took place on Sunday, May 19. Among the graduates was North End resident Francesco Rosario Santaniello. He plans on a College Prep year at Trinity Pawling in the fall. President Grace Cotter Regan and the Board of Trustees presented diplomas to 253 members of the class of 2019. Mr. Stephen Hughes, a 1973 graduate of BC High and Principal of the school, gave the address.

Obituary: Robert Neil Dyro of Boston’s North End

Robert Neil Dyro, left this world suddenly on Friday, June 7, 2019.  Robert was born in Portland, Maine, on July 15, 1948, the son of Dorothy (Bakiewicz) Dyro and Frederick Dyro. He was a talented artist and photographer, and he brought a taste for life that was unequaled.  After retiring...

Residents’ Association June 13 Agenda: Changes to Neighbor Notification Policy; Greenway Programming; Trash Pick-Up Updates

The June North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) meeting will be on Thursday, June 13, 2019. The meeting will be at 7:00 p.m. at the Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. This month’s agenda can be found below.

Wednesday’s Brief: Bruins to Play Game 7, Ferry Service Expansion Push, Tea & Tranquility, Musical Film, Reiki Clinic, Library Meeting, Celebration of the Transitus

Today is Wednesday, June 12 and it's game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals! Whether you're going to be at the Garden for the 8 p.m. final or at a local watch party, be sure to share your support for the Bruins! Boston.com has even pulled together a running list of food and drink specials in honor...

Neighborhood Council Opposes New Development at 97 Salem Street

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In a vote of 1-8, the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) voted to oppose a new development at 97 Salem Street. The current one-story property is occupied by Curator and the former location of Boston Common Coffee. The new petition is brought by Salem Street Realty Trust, controlled by former North...

Crime Report: Drug Investigation at Cutillo Park, Breaking & Entering at Two North End Businesses, Overnight Sneaker Thief

Boston Police District A-1 provided North End / Waterfront residents an update on recent neighborhood crime incidents, summarized below, at the June 2019 North End Public Safety Meeting. Aggravated Assaults (2)5/3/19 at 1 p.m.: Domestic violence incident between two brothers. One allegedly went through the other’s personal belongings. Physical altercation followed. Victim was hit in...

Reader Poll: Do You Support the Upcoming Switch to an Earlier Time for Trash Collection?

https://poll.fm/10340869 As of July 1, 2019, trash and recycling collection in the City of Boston will begin one hour earlier, at 6 a.m. The City stresses that this earlier time will allow workers to get a jump-start on their day-long collection efforts, reducing congestion on city streets during peak...

“The Little Prince” Presented by the NEMPAC Opera Project

Thursday, June 20, 2019, at 7:30 pm, Faneuil Hall’s Great Hall, Boston Saturday, June 22, 2019, at 7:30 pm, Faneuil Hall’s Great Hall, Boston NEMPAC Summer Kick-Off Party | Opening Night, Thursday, June 20, 2019, at 5:30-7:30 pm, Anthem Kitchen & Bar, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston. A fundraiser to support NEMPAC performance programs and upcoming 2019-2020 season. Kick-Off Party tickets available individually...

Boston Pride Parade [Photo Gallery]

The 2019 Boston Pride Parade celebrated its way through the city's streets this past weekend, beginning in Copley Square and ending at City Hall Plaza. This year's parade saw a record 431 marching groups, up from 352 last year. According to the Boston Pride website, 55% of the groups were non-profit / grassroots organizations...

Successful 10th Annual Eliot Spring Gala

The tenth annual Eliot Spring Gala was a night to remember with many committee members organizing another great event to support the Eliot School in Boston's North End. The Eliot School Family Council hosts the gala every spring to celebrate another year of academic achievement. The event features live...

Waterfront Wednesdays: Cruisin’ Into Boston

Boston Harbor Now’s Director of Policy Jill Valdes Horwood and Director of Planning Alice Brown host a bi-weekly video blog covering topics related to the harbor. Watch their most recent episode about Boston's cruise ship community below. In this five minute vlog, Brown and Horwood discuss Boston's cruise ship terminal, Flynn Cruiseport Boston,...

North End Knights Appreciation Night at the Nazzaro Center

By Al Vilar The CYO St. Leonard’s Nazzaro Center Knights 2016 High School Division State Championship team has finally received some overdue recognition! The 2016 North End Knights were two-time league champions. They made the State Championship in 2015, but were defeated. In 2016, this same...