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Top Moments on the Greenway

Top Moments on the Greenway

What a terrific year it was on The Greenway. Numerous records were set this year with over 400 free events and the highest number of Carousel riders ever. On top of that, there were dozens of amazing moments from the year that have been whittled down into a Top 20 Moments.

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Running for A Cause:North End Woman to Run Boston Marathon for Saint Jude Hospital

Running for A Cause:North End Woman to Run Boston Marathon for Saint Jude Hospital

By Phil Orlandella North End resident Heather MacLeod is training hard to run in her first Boston Marathon to raise funds for Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital which she said, “does great things for children and their families.” Saint Jude combats childhood cancer, with...

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North End Nursing Home Sold, Residents Have Option to Remain

By Phil Orlandella There is a feeling of relief for families who have loved ones residing in the North End Nursing Home on Fulton Street since the sale of the facility to Tryco Partners LLC.  Residents now have an option either to remain or...

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Cause of Hull Street Fire Undetermined

By Phil Orlandella While there are several rumors circulating throughout the neighborhood relating to the Christmas morning five-alarm fire at 52 Hull Street in the North End, nothing official...

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12th Annual North End City Feast Benefits Joslin Diabetes Center’s High Hopes Fund

By Phil Orlandella Six North End eateries will participate in the 12th annual City Feast that will benefit the Joslin Diabetes Center’s High Hopes Fund. Founded in 2005 by...

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Greenway’s Top Moments of 2016!

2016 was another banner year on The Greenway, as we hosted over 400 free events, and attracted numerous artists and designers to create thoughtful installations throughout the park. All...

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NEAD Sunday Night Bingo Fundraiser

A 20-game benefit Bingo will be held by North End Against Drugs (NEAD) for adults only  in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street on Sunday, January 29...

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MassDOT Encourages Drivers to Give Snow Plows Extra Space

So far, this season, there has been an increase in the number of snowplows and spreaders being struck by vehicles during snow removal, according to the Massachusetts Department of...

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Boston’s Use of Dry Ice for Rodent Control is Placed on Temporary Ban

By Beth Treffeisen A successful new program of using carbon dioxide in the form of dry ice for rodent control was recently put on hold after it came to...

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From Our Readers

Non building security has near fatal consequences Dear Editor, The appalling lack of security measures coupled with an almost toxic apathy on the part of the Boston Housing Authority...

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Helping Boston’s Homeowners

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh When I ran for Mayor, I knew I wanted to make Boston a city where every resident can afford to live, work and raise...

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Opinion

By Phil Orlandella Blocking handicap spaces has started again Several North End residents continue to place chairs and/or orange cones in handicap designed parking spaces preventing other handicapped drivers...

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Our Opinions

The streets will be alive with the smell of pot smoke Marijuana is now recognized as a legal substance for adults 21 years of age and over, rules and...

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Obituaries 01-10-2017

Luigi Areniello Member of Local 1552 Meat Cutters Union Luigi Areniello of Boston’s North End died on January 2 surrounded by his loving family. He was a member of...

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Christmas Morning Fire

Christmas Morning Fire

A Christmas morning fire caused heavy damage to a four-story building at 52 Hull St. Firefighters first arrived on the scene at 4:15 a.m. and immediatedly called for backup...

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Santa Skate and Toy Drive Brings Holiday Cheer to the Italian Home for Children

Santa Skate and Toy Drive Brings Holiday Cheer to the Italian Home for Children

By Conor Finley The holiday event season continues throughout the North End Steriti Rink was the sight for the 8th annual Santa Skate & Toy Drive, sponsored and organized...

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Police Arrest Leominster Man Connected with NE Stabbing

By Phil Orlandella Police have arrested Anthony Spinelli, 44, of Leominster in connection with the alleged stabbing of Bobby Pirelli (late 50s), a resident of Ausonia Council Apartments on...

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Local Opposition Mounting for Municipal Harbor Plan

By Phil Orlandella A draft proposal by the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) for a Municipal Harbor Plan has generated a lot of opposition from North End/Waterfront residents. Some residents...

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Officials Remind Residents of New Marijuana Regulations

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has recognized marijuana as a legal substance for adults 21 and over, and the City of Boston reminded residents of the rules and standards that...

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Council President Wu and Walsh Propose Entertainment Assistance for Small Businesses

A proposal to expand the “Acoustic on Main” pilot program allowing small businesses in designated business districts to host acoustic performances without obtaining a live entertainment license from the...

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Final Climate Ready Boston Report Outlined

A final report for Climate Ready Boston, the city’s initiative to prepare for the impacts of climate change has been released by Mayor Martin J. Walsh at a press...

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Opinion

By Phil Orlandella Make plans for snow removal It’s only a matter of time until Old Man Winter decides to once again dump large amounts of snow on the...

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More Residents Should Be Attending Neighborhood Meetings

More local residents should be attending the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC), North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) and the North End Public Safety meetings held in the Nazzaro Community...

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Happy and Healthy New Year to All

The New Year is about to ring in with hopes that all residents and the business community have a prosperous, safe, happy and healthy 2017. It’s a time to...

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