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North End’s Michele Toper Wins Annual Mayor’s Garden Contest and 2020 Hall of Fame Induction

The North End’s own Michele Toper took first place in the Porch, Balcony or Container category of the 2019 Mayor’s Garden Contest. As a three-time winner in the citywide competition, she was also selected to be inducted in the 2020 Hall of Fame. “I am honored to win first prize and to be inducted into Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured

Paul Revere House Education & Visitor Center Receives Historical Preservation Award

For its success at restoring and preserving the historic Lathrop Place at North Square, The Paul Revere House Education & Visitor Center has received a 2018 Massachusetts Historical Commission Preservation Award. The Paul Revere property is more than just the iconic Paul Revere House that brings many tourists along the Freedom Trail to the North Read More…

Community People

Joanne Hayes-Rines Honored by North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA)

Joanne Hayes-Rines was honored for her leadership in the community by the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). Presenting the award, a framed Harbor Fireworks print, was State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, NEWRA President Mary McGee and Treasurer Sue Benveniste at their April 12th meeting. (See 16:30 in video for award presentation.) Joanne is well-known as Read More…

Schools

North End & West End Students Earn Boston College High School Honors

The following Boston College High School students from the North End achieved High Honors for the second quarter: Christian Cattaneo 2018 Pietro Brocca 2021 Liam Walsh 2021 For High Honors a sophomore, junior, or senior must have at least a 3.80 quality point average and all grades ‘”C+” or higher. A freshman needs a 3.6 Read More…

Featured Food & Drink

North End’s Galleria Umberto Receives 2018 America’s Classics Award from James Beard Foundation

Quite an honor was bestowed upon the North End’s own Galleria Umberto as the James Beard Foundation selected the pizzeria to receive one of the five 2018 America’s Classics awards. This national recognition is given to “regional establishments, often family-owned, that are cherished for their quality food, local character, and lasting appeal.” Galleria Umberto 289 Hanover Street, Read More…

Schools

North End & West End Students Earn Boston College High School Honors

The following Boston College High students achieved High Honors for the first quarter: Christian Cattaneo 2018 of the North End. Pietro Brocca 2021 of the North End. Liam Walsh 2021 of the North End. The following Boston College High students achieved Honors for the first quarter: Carter Begley 2020 of the West End. Mika Bauk 2021 of the West End. Emiliano Valencia-Donohue 2021 of Read More…

Kids & Families Schools

North End Student Wins BC High Awards

William J. Kemeza, President of Boston College High School, is pleased to announce that North End resident Christian Cattaneo, class of 2018, received a St. Anselm Book award, a Stephen J. Collins Scholarship – Chinese exchange and Academic excellence in Chinese IV Honors at an end of the year assembly to honor BC High undergraduates. Boston College High School Read More…

Real Estate

Paul Revere House Wins 2017 Preservation Achievement Award

The Paul Revere House, 19 North Square, in Boston’s North End was one of ten winners for the 2017 Preservation Achievement Awards by the Boston Preservation Alliance. Selected projects had to demonstrate significant contributions to the character of Boston’s built environment. The Paul Revere Memorial Association opened its new Education and Visitor Center at Lathrop Read More…

Announcements Schools

North End and West End Youth Earn Boston College High School Honors

Christian Cattaneo 2018 of the North End achieved High Honors for the Fourth Quarter at Boston College High School. Carter Begley 2020 of the West End achieved High Honors for the Fourth Quarter at Boston College High School. Michael Bennett 2019 and Henry Vaule 2019 achieved Honors. For High Honors a Freshman must have at least a 3.6 quality point average and all grades ‘”C+” or higher. For Honors a Read More…

Kids & Families People

North End Student Honored as 2017 Red Sox Scholar

The Red Sox Scholars Program presented by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center honored North End student Ana Heredia as one of this year’s Red Sox Scholars in a special ceremony preceding the Red Sox-Tigers game on Sunday, June 11. Ana is a seventh grader at John Eliot School K-8 where she has maintained a high Read More…

Arts & Culture Business Featured People

North End’s Philip Frattaroli Receives “I Migliori in Mens et Gesta” Award

Photo: Philip Frattaroli receives “I Migliori” Award from Pirandello President Frank Ciano and Master of Ceremonies Stefano Salimbeni, RAI Italia (Photo by Rosario Scabin, Ross Photography) Receiving one of the nine prestigious “I Migliori” awards this year from the Pirandello Lyceum was Philip Frattaroli from Boston’s North End. The annual “I Migliori in Mens et Gesta” award ceremony was held on April Read More…

Event Notices People

Museum Marks Irish Heritage Month by Honoring Notable West Enders of Irish Descent

As part of Irish Heritage Month, The West End Museum is once again celebrating notable West Enders of Irish descent. On Tuesday, March 14, the Museum will host its Irish Heritage Honoree Night from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public. This year’s honorees are Read More…