Fmr. City Councilor & Mayoral Candidate John Connolly Endorses Stephen Passacantilli for City Council

News from the campaign office of District 1 City Council candidate, Stephen Passacantilli: Former City Councilor At-Large and Mayoral candidate John Connolly endorsed City Council candidate Stephen Passacantilli at a Charlestown event hosted by BPS parents from across the district.  In the 2013 Mayoral Election, Connolly won both Charlestown and the North End in both the Preliminary Read More…


John Connolly Holds Mayoral Campaign Event at Billy Tse’s Restaurant in North End [Photos]

[responsive_youtube] Surrounded by enthusiastic supporters, mayoral candidate John Connolly spoke at a North End / Waterfront campaign fundraiser on Tuesday night at Billy Tse’s Restaurant. Attracting many neighborhood residents and business owners, the reception was organized by Nasser Buisier, Billy Tse, Vito Ascolillo, Carmela Laurella and Stephen DeAngelis. Connolly gave a brief speech emphasizing Read More…

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Mayoral Candidate John Connolly Headlines Chamber Meeting; Toni Gilardi Receives Cleanup Awards [Video]

Video timeline: 02:30 Mayoral candidate John Connolly; 19:40 Operation Cleanup Review; 20:15 Councilor LaMattina and commendations for NECC VP Toni Gilardi; 24:25 General discussion The North End Chamber of Commerce hosted Mayoral Candidate John Connolly at Tuesday’s monthly meeting held on October 1, 2013. It was a standing room only crowd with North End business Read More…

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Mayoral Candidate John Connolly is Featured Speaker at North End Chamber of Commerce Meeting on October 1, 2013

Please join the North End Chamber of Commerce for their monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 3:30 P.M. St. Leonard’s Hall, 35 Prince Street Featured Speaker: Mayoral Candidate John Connolly Also, an update from: City Councilor Sal LaMattina Other agenda items: trash cleanup review and NECC advertising opportunities. The Chamber is pleased to invite Read More…


How the North End Voted in the Boston Mayoral and City Council Preliminary Election

The votes are in for the preliminary election for Boston Mayor and City Council. The City of Boston website has the overall totals but here are some neighborhood results. District 1 City Council (North End, Charlestown and East Boston) For District 1 City Councilor, incumbent Sal LaMattina easily topped the ticket with 7,066 votes, 73% Read More…


Mayoral Candidate John Connolly Visits Christopher Columbus Park Tot Lot

On the day before the September 24th Preliminary Election, mayoral candidate and poll front-runner John Connolly spent about an hour visiting with North End / Watefront parents at the popular tot lot in Christopher Columbus Park. Photos by Jane Gorham Connolly.

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Downtown View: No Rest for Boston Voters

The Cape will suffer an economic downturn this summer. Fewer people can take a vacation. The reason: it seems that half the citizens of Boston are running for office. They must stay in the city and campaign. This is occurring just when we thought we could come up for air after the 2012 campaign in Read More…


FastFrame Grand Opening and Ribbon-Cutting

The official ribbon-cutting and Grand Opening for FastFrame at 116 Lewis Wharf was held last week. State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz and City Councilor John Connolly participated in the event with owner, Peter Crossley. A number of neighborhood residents showed up for some refreshments which also featured a painting raffle. North End Artist, Michael Dean, donated Read More…