Community Police & Fire

Nazzaro Center Magnificent 7 Re-Boot

Seven extraordinary girls from the Nazzaro Center’s Youth Program showed amazing community spirit and displayed a sense of civic responsibility seldom seen in adults when they took it upon themselves to raise money for the North End fire station that had recently been robbed of their muscular dystrophy fundraising ‘boot’! Those familiar with the Hanover Read More…

Police & Fire

Boston Fire Boot for Muscular Dystrophy Charity Stolen from North End’s Hanover Street Station

Boston Fire (Engine 8, Ladder 1) at 392 Hanover Street reported to Boston Police that an unknown person stole the charity “Fire Boot” and associated lock box from in front of the station. The longstanding “Fill the Boot” collection supports the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). The incident is believed to have occurred early on Friday Read More…

People Photos & Videos

Party Photos: “Blazers & Baubles” Comes to Battery Wharf to Benefit the Zack Heger Foundation

Benefiting the Zack Heger Foundation for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, it was a picture-perfect sunset Thursday night filled with “Blazers & Baubles” hosted by WCVB-TV Channel 5’s Bianca de la Garza. Joining Bianca at the Fairmont Battery Wharf was North End resident Jess K. Williams along with 28 Degrees owner Bill Emery, Lauren Fish, Rodney Heger, Read More…

Community Event Notices Health & Environment Police & Fire

Boston’s Fire Fighting Bachelors Auctioned Off to Benefit Local 718’s Fill the Boot for MDA Fund


Who:     Boston Fire Fighters Local #718, 10 Boston Fire Fighter bachelors, Boston Cannons LAX dance team and the Muscular Dystrophy Association

What:    $10 at the door, which includes two drinks courtesy of Bacardi and Sam Adams, access to the patio cook out and the chance to win a date with one of Boston’s most eligible fire fighters

When:    Cook out 4-8 p.m., auction 8-10 p.m., Thursday June 9

Where:   Dillon’s Restaurant and Bar, 955 Boylston St. Boston

Community Health & Environment Police & Fire

Filling the Boot to Benefit the MDA

Benjamin Hennessy Martin, 2, of the North End got a chance to explore the inside of a Boston fire engine during Friday’s Fill-the-Boot drive to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) at the Copley Square Farmers Market. Boston Fire’s Engine 3 of the South End raised $1,500 toward their $100,000 total goal and will continue Read More…