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Photo Gallery: VFW North End Post 144 Veteran’s Day Ceremony

The North End Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 144 held their annual ceremonies to honor and remember the U.S. military veterans of the North End. Prayers, wreath laying, and remembrances took place on the Paul Revere Mall (Prado). Following the ceremonies, the veterans attended mass at St. Leonard Church with Fr. Michael Della Penna. Read More…

Featured Government

Celebrate Memorial Day Safely by Participating Virtually

City Councilor Ed Flynn (District 2) expressed the importance of recognizing our fallen heroes on Memorial Day in the absence of the City’s usual large gatherings during the Council’s weekly meeting. Memorial Day weekend has always been a day filled with age-old traditions from the Memorial Day Flag Garden in the Boston Common to a Read More…


Veterans Day Observances Celebrate Stories and Sacrifices Spanning Generations

Numerous tributes and special events happening throughout the city on Veterans Day offered opportunities to remember and thank those who have served in the Armed Forces, both living and deceased. One such event was the VFW North End Post 144 Veterans Ceremony at Old North’s Memorial Garden. “As long as two comrades survive—so long will Read More…

Photos & Videos

Photo Gallery: VFW Post 144 Veterans Day Parade and Ceremonies

The North End Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 144 held its annual parade in Boston’s North End on Veterans Day, November 11th. Ceremonial stops were made at the Iraq/Afghanistan memorial at Old North Church, the VFW plaque on the Prado and during a Mass at St. Stephen’s Church. Michele Morgan captures these photos of Read More…

Community Photos & Videos

Photo Gallery: North End VFW Post 144 Memorial Day Procession

VFW Post 144 held their annual Memorial Day ceremonies in the North End. A Mass was held at St. Leonard Church followed by a procession on Hanover Street to the memorials on the Prado and the military dog tag display outside Old North Church. Photos by Michele Morgan.

Community Sports

VFW Post 144 Hosts Soldiers Home Bocce Tournament [Photos]

On Thursday, August 13, VFW Post 144 of the North End sponsored their 3rd Annual Bocce Tournament at the outdoor courts adjacent to Andrew Puopolo Park. The purpose of the tournament is to show respect to and honor the service of the residents of the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home. The Friends of the North End, members Read More…


Friends of the North End Hold Successful Clothing Drive for Veterans

The Friends of the North End, (FONE), held their 2014 Christmas clothing drive for veterans. This year’s recipient organization was the Edith Rogers Memorial Hospital for Veterans in Bedford, MA, to whom a substantial amount of clothing was donated. Every year during the Christmas season the FONE donates clothing and other necessary items to Veterans. Read More…

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VFW North End Post 144 Charitable Endowment Night

North End Post 144, Veterans of Foreign Wars, held its annual Charitable Endowment Night on October 21, 2010 at the Nazzaro Center. Post 144 presented donations to the North End Athletic Association (NEAA), North End Against Drugs (NEAD), Nazzaro Center, North End Community Health Clinic, Casa Monte Cassino, New England Homeless Veterans Shelter, the Saint Read More…