St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at ABCD North End/West End Center

The ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) held its St. Patrick’s Day party on Friday, March 11th.  Nearly 5 dozen members of community, almost all of them seniors from the neighborhoods, came to the center at 1 Michelangelo Street in the North End to feast on corned beef with all the trimmings, Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Flying Irish on St. Patrick’s Day

It’s all Irish on St. Patrick’s Day with the huge flag flying in the Rowes Wharf arch. (Photo by Matt Conti). “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on Email your best photos to Please include a sentence (or more) telling us about your photo. See past neighborhood photo posts.

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Neighborhood Photos: From Southie to the North End for St. Patrick’s Day

“We all feel Irish today,” says Michelle Descamps Mario with this photo from South Boston. And of course, Peter Baldassari puts a North End angle on the holiday with his lighted display at All Saint’s Way on Battery Street. Plus, it doubles in its celebration of St. Joseph’s Day on March 19th. “Neighborhood Photo” is Read More…

Police & Fire Transportation

City Plans for Safe and Festive St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

Mayor Menino encourages family-friendly holiday, reminds all to celebrate responsibly The City of Boston has again made plans to ensure a safe and festive St. Patrick’s Day weekend. The Boston Police Department (BPD) will increase patrols, focusing not only on Sunday’s parade in South Boston, but also at drinking establishments on St. Patrick’s Day and Read More…

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Boston Police District A-1 Speak to Residents’ Association on Quality of Life and Licensing Issues

Boston Police District A-1 Captain Thomas Lee and Sergeant Thomas Lema spoke to the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) regarding enforcement of the recently passed Nuisance Control Ordinance and how they are dealing with neighborhood quality of life issues. Much of the discussion centered around late night noise, loud parties, alcohol license closing Read More…

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Neighborhood Photo: Irish Flag at Rowes Wharf

An iPhone photo of the biggest Irish flag in Boston! “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on The North End’s fabled streets and the phenomenal views of the waterfront are literally “picture perfect” for resident and professional photographers. To have your photo featured, email it to Please include a title, date taken, your Read More…

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Neighborhood Photo: St. Patrick’s Day on All Saints Way

All Saints Way never disappoints and this year’s St. Patrick’s Day display is a winner. Plus, it doubles in its celebration for St. Joseph’s Day on March 18th. Thanks to everyone who sent in photos of the Battery St. feature by Peter Baldassari. I caught this lighted version one night this week. “Neighborhood Photo” is Read More…