Monthly Archives: January 2012

Matt Conti an Active North End Resident

January 31, 2012
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Matt Conti an Active North End Resident

North End resident and neighborhood activist Matt Conti addressed North End issues in an exclusive interview with the Regional Review. Conti once an elected member of the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council provided the community newspaper a candid point of view regarding several topics relating to the neighborhood. Conti is also very active and supports...

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Public Safety Meeting Feb.2

January 31, 2012
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The North End/Waterfront/Boston Police monthly Public Safety meeting will be held this Thursday, February 2 in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. District A-1 Commanding Officer Captain Bernard O’Rourke, Sergeant Tom Lema and/or Officer Ted Boyle will present a 30 day crime up-date for the neighborhood, crime prevention tips and answer questions...

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Shake the Tree Hosts NEMPAC Event Feb. 1

January 31, 2012
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North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) will hold a Wine and Cheese Party, hosted by Shake The Tree, 67 Salem Street. A portion of all sales will go to help build this community program. NEMPAC provides courses in music, drama and Italian language for toddlers, children and adults and hosts a community...

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In Memoriam

Mayor Kevin White’s death is a moment for all of us to remember him and the days when he managed this city with an iron fist. He was above all, a real Bostonian with his early roots in West Roxbury and his adult life spent on Beacon Hill. He loved Boston. He loved downtown...

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Obituaries 01-31-2012

Rocco Balliro North End Resident Rocco A. Balliro of Boston’s North End died January 18. He was 75 years old. The son of the late Angela (Richardi) and Rosario C. Balliro, he was the brother of Mary Tzannos, Francis Bent, Lucille Winship, Rosario (Billy), Bruno Balliro, the late Josephine (Novello), Florence (Monteforte), Rosalie (Foy),...

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City Feast Gives Bostonians a Reason to Eat, Anything

City Feast Gives Bostonians a Reason to Eat, Anything

If you’ve been saying “no” to the bread basket since forming your resolutions for the New Year, here’s a loophole- the North End’s 7th Annual CityFeast. Boston’s favorite Italian neighborhood  is inviting food lovers to dine for a cause at a choice participating restaurant on Sunday, Jan. 29.  The unique event will include a...

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Wounded Warrior Project Fundraiser at Lucia’s

Wounded Warrior Project Fundraiser at Lucia’s

It was a big night for fundraising in the North End to support the Wounded Warrior Project, where friends and neighbors gathered at Lucia’s on Hanover St. on behalf of three soldiers currently deployed in Afghanistan. Ricky Scimeca from the North End, along with friends Robert McCarthy, Justin Santoro and David McGrath are “rucking”...

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New West End Civic Association President No Newcomer to Area

New West End Civic Association President No Newcomer to Area

When Joseph McDonald – the newly appointed president of the West End Civic Association (WECA) – returned to the neighborhood in 2003, much had changed since urban renewal forced him and his family from their home more than 50 years earlier. “People didn’t live at home,” McDonald said of the West End during his...

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LaMattina/City Officials Inspect Local Parks

January 24, 2012
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Members of the NEWRA Parks and Open Spaces Committee have toured DiFilippo Playground and Paul Revere Mall (Prado) with Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina and representatives from the Boston Parks Department to assess the needs of the public spaces including structural repairs. Committee members Ann Pistorio and David Kubiak pointed out the damaged areas...

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The Patriots Super Bowl Bound

The New England Patriots pulled off a classic victory Sunday at Gillette Stadium. In a skin of their teeth victory following one of the team’s less than stellar performances, they beat the Baltimore Ravens in a thriller that came down to field goal kick the Ravens missed with 11 seconds remaining in the game....

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