Community Event Notices

Helping Marathon Amputees Through Climbing Bunker Hill Monument

Elena Barbara has started a “climbing Bunker Hill Monument campaign” to raise money for the 14 victims of the Boston Marathon attacks who are now amputees. To reach the top of the monument takes 294 steps. Her goal is to raise $1 per step, for a total of $8,820. Elena is an “Eliot School Mom” Read More…

People Photos & Videos Police & Fire

Thank You Boston Police District A-1

At the May 2013 North End Public Safety meeting, residents thanked Boston Police for their work after the Boston Marathon bombings. District A-1 Captain Thomas Lee and Officer Ted Boyle are shown above holding their “Boston Strong” t-shirts. Both officers were at the finish line during the bombings. District A-1 hosts a monthly public safety Read More…

Event Notices Police & Fire

Terror Precautions and Auto Thefts / Larcenies Discussed at Public Safety Meeting [Video]

Video: North End Public Safety Meeting, May 2, 2013 at the Nazzaro Community Center with Boston Police District A-1 District A-1 Boston Police Captain Thomas Lee and Officer Teddy Boyle hosted the May 2013 North End Public Safety meeting. After the recent Marathon bombings, residents expressed great appreciation for the efforts of the Boston Police Read More…

Food & Drink Health & Environment People

North Street Grille Runs Successful Fundraising Campaign for Roseann’s Recovery Fund

After the Boston Marathon bombings, North Street Grille posted a fundraiser where appetizer sales went to Roseann Sdoia’s Recovery Fund through April 30th. Owner and North End resident, Robin Sidell, shares this update. Thank You everyone for your support. We raised over $2,100 for the Roseann Sdoia’s Recovery Fund. Roseann lives in the North End Read More…

Health & Environment People Police & Fire

North End’s Roseann Sdoia Gets Celebrity Support and Shares Story with 20/20 on Her Recovery from Marathon Bombings

As Roseann Sdoia continues her recovery from a serious injury in the Boston Marathon bombings, many have reached out to the North End resident including several celebrities. New England Patriots Tight-End, Rob “Gronk” Gronkowski, stopped by as did actor Kevin Spacey and several Red Sox players. See more photos at the Recovery Fund page where more than Read More…

Photos & Videos

May 2013 NEWF Wallpaper Calendar

For May 2013, this month’s wallpaper calendar photo recognizes the “Boston Strong” and “North End Remembers” signs from the remembrances and vigils after the Boston Marathon bombings. The photo shows the famous Prado with the base of the Paul Revere statue surrounded by lit candles. Of course, feel free to make your own wallpaper from Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

Video: Eucharistic Congress Candlelight Procession Through North End by Hundreds of Young Catholics

[responsive_youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LbBqLM_uET8] Scheduled just days after the Boston Marathon bombings, this year’s Eucharistic Congress candlelight procession through the North End almost didn’t happen. As described in a Boston Pilot article, organizers were sensitive to the demands of Boston Police coming off that week’s ordeal. Thanks to a willing police detail, hundreds of young adults were able Read More…

Community Event Notices

BINGO Fundraiser in Support of Roseann Sdoia on Sunday, May 19th; Registration Open

Nazzaro Community Center will be hosting a BINGO fundraiser in honor of “Roseann Sdoia” a North End Resident who was severely injured at The Boston Marathon. She suffered serious injuries as a result of the explosions and has lost a leg at the knee. She has already undergone several surgeries with some to follow. It Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos Police & Fire

Reflection, Prayer and Song at Interfaith Vigil for Marathon Tragedy Victims Including North Ender, Roseann Sdoia [Photos]

A North End Interfaith Neighborhood Vigil and Remembrance Service was held on Thursday evening for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings of April 15, 2013 and the brave men & women who responded to the tragedy. Special prayers were offered for the recovery of Roseann Sdoia, a North End resident, who was seriously injured Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos Police & Fire

Video: North End Societies Procession and Vigil on the Prado to Remember Marathon Victims

Video: The North End Societies held a solemn procession and vigil on Sunday, April 21, 2013, to remember those affected by the Boston Marathon bombings. Representing the societies, Jason Aluia from St. Anthony’s Club, spoke to the crowd about remembering the victims of the attacks and the aftermath. There was a special prayer for North Read More…

Community Event Notices Sports

Fitness Together Run & Fundraiser to Benefit “The One Fund”

We Are Fitness Together Boston  Run & Fundraiser MAY 11th at 1:00PM We hope you and any affected family members and friends are recovering and moving forward with a renewed sense of purpose after the Boston Marathon terrorist attack in our city. Last week was filled with grave tragedy, disbelief, horror & fear, but also Read More…