Featured Government People

John Romano Takes Post as North End / Waterfront & West End Liaison for Mayor’s Office

John Romano has accepted the position as the North End, Waterfront, and West End Liaison for Mayor Martin J. Walsh in the Office of Neighborhood Services. He replaces Maria Lanza, who left the post in January after serving for four years. “I couldn’t be happier to serve the community that raised me and help my Read More…

Photos & Videos Sports

Fenway Photo: North End Athletic Assoc. Hosts Families at Red Sox Game

The North End Athletic Association (NEAA) sent 50 members to the Red Sox Game vs the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night July 18. The Red Sox eventually won the game in 15 innings. Longtime volunteer organizer, John “JR” Romano, is seen here watching over the 50 players and families at the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) Read More…

Community

State Representative Aaron Michlewitz sponsors 7th Annual North 2 South All Star Game

On Sunday June 25th and Wednesday June 28th the North End will meet the South End in the spirit of baseball through the 8th Annual ‘North 2 South Baseball Classic’. Sponsored by State Representative Aaron Michlewitz, the classic will be played by the Little League All-Star teams from the North End Athletic Association and South Read More…

People

John Romano Honored With Community Service Award at St. Joseph’s Feast

  The Saint Joseph’s Society held an awards ceremony honoring John “JR” Romano with a Community Service Award. JR was recognized by his many years of dedicated leadership and commitment to the important civic and charitable organizations benefiting the North End. The event was part of Friday night’s opening for the 89th Annual St. Joseph’s Read More…

Event Notices People

John Romano to Receive Community Service Award at St. Joseph’s Feast on October 3rd

Announcement from the St. Joseph Society: On Friday, October 3, 2014, the St. Joseph Society will open its 89th Annual Feast outside its headquarters at 467 Hanover Street. At 7:00 p.m., the Society will hold an awards ceremony honoring John Romano with a Community Service Award in recognition of his many years of Dedicated Leadership Read More…

Community Event Notices

Last Chance for Tickets – Dare to Dream Auction & Gala to Benefit St. John School on April 26, 2013

*Tickets are selling fast for this fun, exciting evening.* Join us for an exciting evening while supporting this major fundraiser for St. John School, the last Catholic school in Boston’s North End/Waterfront. Tickets on sale until April 22, 2013 St. John School 2013 Dare to Dream Auction & Gala to Benefit the Education Fund Friday, Read More…

Community People Photos & Videos

North End Against Drugs Family Dinner / Family Talk Celebrates John Romano’s Service and Features Children of Alcoholism Speaker

In his last official event as the group’s President, John Romano, hosted the North End Against Drugs Family Dinner / Family Talk on Monday night, January 7, 2013 at the Nazzaro Community Center. City Councilor Sal LaMattina presented a citation on behalf of the Boston City Council to recognize Romano’s 23 years of service with Read More…

Community People

John Romano Steps Down As President of North End Against Drugs; Debra DeCristoforo Elected

John Romano is stepping down as President of North End Against Drugs (NEAD), an organization he helped start 23 years ago. Known around the North End simply as “JR,” he has decided to spend more time with his family and other community interests. A native North Ender, Romano has established a strong record of leadership Read More…