Community Health & Environment

Dogi-Pots Coming to a Park Near You

The NEWRA Clean Streets Committee has been looking for a way to help dog owners clean up after their dogs. Chris Young, the committee’s liaison to the North End Chamber of Commerce and business community, took charge of the effort and recently purchased five “Dogi-Pot” facilities that will be mounted on poles at neighborhood parks. Read More…

Business Food & Drink

Frank DePasquale Returns As President of the North End Chamber of Commerce

The North End Chamber of Commerce (NECC) has announced that Frank DePasquale will return as President of the organization, transitioning the role from Joanne Prevost Anzalone, effective July 1, 2010. The announcement follows a well-attended breakfast at Cafe Pompeii earlier this week, featuring Mayor Tom Menino as guest speaker. “Frank DePasquale now has more time Read More…

Business Food & Drink Government

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 to traffic on certain weekends or one day per week, such as Saturdays. Labor Day weekend was suggested by the Mayor as a slow weekend in the City and/or during the Read More…

Food & Drink

First Annual North End Restaurant Week

March 28th – April 2nd  and April 4th – April 9th Lunch: $20.10 Dinner: $33.10 Click for Participating Restaurants   News release from the North End Chamber of Commerce Boston’s North End Neighborhood to Kick-Off First Annual North End Restaurant Week Participating eateries to dish out special three-course prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus March 28th Read More…

Business Food & Drink Health & Environment

Chamber Supports Morning-Only Trash Disposal

At a lightly attended post-holiday meeting, the North End Chamber of Commerce focused on trash and rat issues in the neighborhood. Members were supportive of a change to a morning-only timeframe for property owners and residents to put out their trash. Restaurant trash is generally picked up 7 days a week at night by private Read More…

Food & Drink Police & Fire Real Estate

Chamber of Commerce President Responds to Globe Article

In a letter to the Boston Globe, North End Chamber of Commerce (NECC) President, Joanne Prevost Anzalone, responded to the recent Globe article, “A Culture Clash in the North End,” republished here with the author’s permission. Let’s work together in the North End, October 9, 2009 Re: “A Culture Clash in North End” by Jenna Read More…