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“Mather Redux” Brings Perspective on the North End’s Cotton Mather [Photos]

The symposium MATHER REDUX: New perspectives on Cotton Mather culminated on Mather’s home turf this weekend in Boston’s North End. Alex Goldfeld, Board President and Historian of the North End Historical Society expertly led a tour exploring places related to the much-misunderstood cleric, physician and philosopher. Sites included the corner of Richmond and North Streets Read More…

Community Health & Environment

North End Beautification Committee Update and Request for Donations

As Halloween slowly approaches us, The North End Beautification Committee (NEBC) pilot program which began Memorial Day weekend has proven to be a great success! This pilot program partnered with Work, Inc. and the Dept. of Public Works to beautify the streets throughout the North End. The primary goal of this program is to collect Read More…


Obituary: Ernest J. Carpenito, Jr. of Boston’s North End

Ernest J. Carpenito Jr. of Boston’s North End on October 21, 2013. Beloved husband of Maureen A. (Lally) Carpenito. Loving son of Ernest J. Sr. and Clementina (Baldassarre) Carpenito of Boston’s North End. Dear brother of Frances Gilardi and her husband Richard of N. Reading. Also survived by loving nieces and nephews. A Mass of Read More…

Event Notices

Fundraising & Friend-Raising At Tresca To Help Fight Cystic Fibrosis

The following news release comes from Tresca and Team Trevor regarding a benefit for Cystic Fibrosis research: Fundraising & Friend-Raising At Tresca To Help Fight Cystic Fibrosis “Boston’s Finest’s” Jennifer Penton – Special Guest Tresca, one of the North End’s most exceptional dining destinations, is generously joining with Team Trevor to host a special fundraising Read More…

Police & Fire Transportation

Police Blotter: North End Parking Rage Leads to Assault

Reported incidents on this week’s Boston Police Journal Log are listed below for the North End / Waterfront area, courtesy of BPD District A-1. Assault & Battery 10/14/13 9:43am Female victim reports she was assaulted (pushed and shoved) by the female suspect over a parking spot on Commercial Street. Victim was able to take a Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices Food & Drink

Notte Rose at Gennaro’s – Fundraising for Sounds of Italy Festival on October 22, 2013

Notte Rose is a fundraising event to benefit the Sounds of Italy concert series. It will be held on October 22, 2013 at Gennaro’s 5 North Square in Boston’s North End. See the video and flyer below for tickets and more information.

Food & Drink Health & Environment

La Galleria 33 Receives Good Neighbor Recognition Award

The Good Neighbor Recognition Award for October 2013 was presented to Rita DiPietrantonio who owns La Galleria 33 with her sister Lisa. The award was given by the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). The presentation was made by NEWRA Recognition Committee Chair, Janet Gilardi, outside the Italian Restaurant at 125 Salem Street. The monthly Read More…

Business Event Notices

Shop ‘Til You Drop in NYC With St. Anthony’s Society

SHOP TIL YOU DROP WITH ST. ANTHONY’S SOCIETY – NEW YORK CITY. Come join us on Saturday, November 30, 2013 for a fun filled day to fabulous New York City. You will enjoy many Christmas displays throughout the City. We depart the club via North Washington/Causeway St. at 7:30 A.M. Prior to departure you will Read More…

Event Notices

Italian Heritage Month Photo: Three Flags

October is Italian Heritage Month: These Three Flags are a symbol for me, my life as an Italian National, a Naturalized American Citizen, and a Commonwealth of Massachusetts Employee, I am proud to be all three, and I give all three my best there is to give of me! (this photo was taken by: Vanessa Read More…


Obituary: Cheryl Ann Nason of the North End

Cheryl Ann “Queen” Elizabeth Nason, of the North End passed comfortably at home surrounded by family. Cheryl’s “New Journey” reunites her with her loving mother, Althea Virginia Nason, Father, Dominic “Foxx” Covino, brother Damiano “Dom” Nason and special friends, Baron and Chloe. Cheryl’s passing sadly separates a cherished sister from, Althea Nason of the North Read More…