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Event Notices

Mass Pike Lane Closures Again This Weekend – Plan Around Delays

MassDOT has issued the following news release to remind motorists to expect delays because of lane closures on the Mass. Pike, I-90, this weekend. MOTORISTS: LANE RESTRICTIONS ON PIKE THRU BOSTON RESUME THIS WEEKEND; PLAN AROUND DELAYS BOSTON – Thursday, March 27, 2014 – Today, the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) and the Massachusetts Department Read More…

Event Notices

Eliot School Public Meeting to be Held on Tuesday, April 8th

Eliot School Community and Boston Public Schools invite you to a presentation   Discussions will focus on the new construction at the old North Bennet St. School and the master plan for the Eliot School Community Tuesday, April 8, 2014 6:00 – 7:30 pm Nazzaro Community Center 30 North Bennet Street, Boston

People Police & Fire

Sgt. Tom Lema Leaving District A-1 for Lieutenant Position in Boston Police Department

In the following letter to the community, Sgt. Tom Lema announces that he will be leaving District A-1 as Community Service Supervisor to accept a promotion to Lieutenant within the Boston Police Department. Sergeant James Chin will be his replacement. For almost eighteen years, I have been the community service supervisor for District A-1 and Read More…


North End Youth Wins BC High Scholarship

William J. Kemeza, President of Boston College High School, is pleased to announce that Christian Cattaneo of the North End, has been named a recipient of a Boston College High School Academic Merit Scholarship. Each year, Boston College High School awards over $1.7 million in scholarship and financial aid to qualified students. This year the Read More…


Boston Hearings and Public Comments Sought on Casino Proposals [Poll]

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is hosting two public meetings this week in Boston regarding the proposed resort casino developments in Everett (Wynn) and Revere (Mohegan Sun / Suffolk Downs). We have heard that hundreds of people are expected to testify at these hearings being held at the Boston Convention Center. However, written comments via email Read More…

Police & Fire

Boston Gun Buyback Program Starts March 24th

The 2014 Boston Gun Buyback Program asks you to turn your “Piece for Peace” and receive a $200.00 Visa® gift card. This program will take place beginning March 24, 2014 and run Monday through Friday 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at various designated drop-off sites throughout the city. If you do not wish to deliver Read More…

Health & Environment Transportation

Tough Luck for Car Owners That Read the Street Cleaning Signs on Prince Street

It was a street cleaning snafu Tuesday morning on Prince Street, says Charles Sether. The signs for street cleaning were changed out and Prince Street now is posted as being cleaned from noon time until 4 on Tuesdays. A lot of people left their cars on the street and they got towed when the street Read More…


North End Youth on BC High’s Award Winning Robotics Team

News from Boston College High School: Michael Laposata of the North End, a sophomore member of the Boston College High School’s FIRST* Robotics team, traveled to Nashua , NH on March 1 to compete in the Granite State District event against 38 other New England Robotics teams. The BC High team named their Robot FRC Read More…

Community Event Notices

Greenway North End Parks Community Meeting on Wednesday March 12th

The following announcement comes from the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy regarding a March 12th community meeting on the North End Parks. Come to the North End Parks Community Meeting The Greenway Conservancy staff along with Greenway Board Members John Pregmon and Robyn Reed invite you to discuss planning for horticulture and infrastructure in the Read More…

Community Event Notices

Fundraiser in Memory of Stephen Perez

North End resident, Matthew Imbergamo, is running this year’s historic Boston Marathon in memory of Stephen Perez who also grew up in the North End. Stephen was a veteran who’s life was taken too soon when he was murdered a few years ago in Boston. He is also the inspiration for the annual “Stephen’s Run.” Read More…

Event Notices

North End Youths Earn Boston College High School Honors

Matthew L. Nescio ’14 and Nicholas A. Benning ’15 of the North End achieved High Honors for the Second Quarter at Boston College High School. For High Honors a student must have at least a 3.80 quality point average and all grades ‘”C+” or higher. Michael Laposata ‘16 achieved Honors. For Honors a student. must Read More…