State Demands Greater Accountability From Greenway Conservancy

In a scathing letter to the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, the State’s transportation department, MassDOT, has imposed strict conditions on the public funding...

75th Anniversary of Suffolk Downs Comes Amid Casino Proposal

NECN reports on the 75th Anniversary of Suffolk Downs and the prospects for a casino resort at the East Boston/Revere racetrack. Owners unveiled pictures...

Columnist Talks Neighborhood Groups, Including NEWNC & NEWRA

Karen Cord Taylor, at BostonColumn.com, pens about neighborhood groups in this week’s column. “Neighborhood associations are groups residents love to hate. They are always...

Mayor Menino Talks at NECC Breakfast; Proposes Closing Traffic on Hanover St.

Mayor Thomas Menino used a breakfast gathering of the North End Chamber of Commerce (NECC) to propose a new initiative to close Hanover Street...

Councilor Sal LaMattina Holds Fundraiser at Monica’s

District 1 Salvatore LaMattina held a fundraiser on June 23rd at Monica’s on Richmond Street in the North End. Click here to view more photos...

Senator Petruccelli Visits the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park

State Senator Anthony Petruccelli visited the volunteers of the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park at this week’s meeting. With the State budget under pressure,...

LaMattina Issues Letter Asking for Extension of City’s HazMat Ban

District 1 City Councilor Sal LaMattina sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Transportation asking Secretary LaHood and Administrator Ferro to extend the...

Republican Addivinola On Ballot Vs. Democratic Incumbent Petruccelli

Frank Addivinola is officially on the ballot as a Republican candidate for State Senate in the First Suffolk and Middlesex district which includes: Beacon...

Head of Federal Haz-Mat Agency Has Strong Ties to Trucking Industry

How could an obscure agency in Washington D.C. be so unreasonable and hardheaded to risk the public safety of Boston citizens just to save...

Haz-Mat Truck Public Meeting – Wed. June 2nd, 6:30pm, Fairmont Hotel

PETRUCELLI, MICHLEWITZ, LAMATTINA INVITE THE PUBLIC TO A MEETING ON HAZMAT TRANSPORTATION Federally mandated changes to regulations that govern the transport of hazardous materials...

Haz-Mat Truck Ban Goes Back in Effect Monday, May 24 (For 45 Days at...

One week after hazardous material (haz-mat) trucks showed up on the North End’s Commercial St., a City ban goes back in effect on Monday,...