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Event Notices Transportation

Warning to Resident Parkers About Special Event Towing

North End resident, Mary O., was caught in the parade parking restrictions on Patriot’s Day and has some suggestions for the signage and car towing process during special events. With the parade, Hanover Street had “No parking Monday” posted.  Typically, when there have been special events during the day, and signs don’t list a time, Read More…

Community People Sports

North End Runner Joins Pine Street in the Race to End Homelessness

The following news release is from Pine Street Inn regarding North Ender Beth Conway’s upcoming Marathon run. Beth Conway of Boston’s North End is running the 2014 Boston Marathon in support of the Pine Street Inn. This is Beth’s first marathon, and she is excited to run on behalf of and fundraise for Pine Street’s Read More…

Event Notices

Team Miles of Memories Benefit, Relay for Life, on April 16th

TEAM MILES OF MEMORIES AN  EVENT TO BENEFIT THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY RELAY FOR LIFE FILIPPO’S RISTORANTE Wednesday April 16th, 2014  6PM 283 Causeway St.  North End, Boston Tickets are $50 per person.  Make checks payable to: Marie Orlandi and mail to: Karen Meyers 52 Muller Rd, Burlington , MA 01803. 50% of the dinner Read More…

Event Notices

North End Resident Running Boston Marathon to Fight Stroke

News from the American Stroke Association and Tedy’s Team about Danielle Russell, a North End Resident who was standing just a few feet away from one of the bombs on Boylston Street at the 2013 Boston Marathon. Walking away physically unharmed, Russell will be running this year’s marathon to raise funds to fight Stroke.  Danielle Russell Read More…

Transportation

I-93 South Closed Overnight Tuesday into Wednesday Through Boston

The following news release is from MassDOT regarding the planned closing of I-93 South through Boston from Tuesday, April 8th at 11:00 pm through Wednesday, April 9th at 5:00 am for roadway sweeping, wall and sign washing. MassDOT to Motorists: Plan Ahead for I-93 Restrictions through Boston Complete Overnight Closure of I-93 Southbound is Tuesday, Read More…

Arts & Culture Schools

Cultural Facilities Fund Helps North Bennet Street School Expand

The following news release announces the second $250,000 grant from MassDevelopment’s Cultural Facilities Fund to the North Bennet Street School: MassDevelopment and the Massachusetts Cultural Council have provided a $250,000 Cultural Facilities Fund grant to North Bennet Street School (NBSS) in Boston’s North End. NBSS used grant funds to renovate a new facility on the Read More…

Community

A Neighborhood Rivalry

by Jessica Colarossi A political divide between two North End community groups seems to be growing larger, despite recent efforts to close the gap. The North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) and the North End Waterfront Resident Association (NEWRA) have been butting-heads over a proposal to merge their Zoning and Licensing Committees. In summary, NEWNC Read More…

Community People

Bud Ris, New England Aquarium Head, Steps Down; Nigella Hilgarth to Become President

The following news comes from the New England Aquarium regarding the resignation of Bud Ris, New England Aquarium CEO and President. Ris is also a North End resident. After 9 successful years at the New England Aquarium, CEO and President Bud Ris is turning the helm over to Nigella Hillgarth, head of San Diego’s Birch Read More…

Transportation

National Grid Begins 8-Week Natural Gas Project on Commercial Street

The following news release comes from National Grid regarding construction work on Commercial Street, starting this week and lasting eight weeks, between Greenough Lane and Battery Street. Traffic will continue to flow in both directions, but parking restrictions will be in place. National Grid Enhances North End NATURAL Gas Service Project on Commercial St. in Read More…

Community Sports

Photo Gallery: 2014 Nazzaro – NEAA Youth Basketball Banquet Awards

The NEAA-Nazzaro Center Basketball League held its annual award banquet on Sunday, March 30th at Filippo’s Ristorante, celebrating its 41st season this year. The Knights and Small Fry Leagues are among the most popular programs run out of the Nazzaro Center. The various levels of the league provide winter long basketball instructional and (mildly) competitive Read More…