Monthly Archives: March 2012

Looks Good, Feels Good: New Akesso Shoe has Health Care Professionals Enjoying Comfort

Looks Good, Feels Good: New Akesso Shoe has Health Care Professionals Enjoying Comfort

Leslie Clark is feeling more comfortable in her job thanks to a new shoe that is gaining popularity among health care professionals. A nurse practitioner at Massachusetts General Hospital, Clark has been wearing Akesso professional footwear for a month and she gives the new product positive reviews. “I said I would give this new...

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Good Neighbor Award presented to Pam Donnaruma

Good Neighbor Award  presented to Pam Donnaruma

Pam Donnaruma (right), publisher of the Post-Gazette at 5 Prince St., is the March 2012 winner of the Good Neighbor Recognition Award, presented by NEWRA Clean Streets Committee member, Janet Gilardi (left).  The monthly award is voted by the committee and given to local businesses and property owners that consistently keep their sidewalk and...

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ZLC Committee Tonight/March 27

March 29, 2012
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ZLC Committee Tonight/March 27

The NEWRA Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee will discuss three requests at tonight’s (March 27) meeting scheduled for 7pm at the Mariners House, 11 North Square. Matteo Gallo has filed a zoning appeal for conditional use to change the allowed use of the first floor from retail store to coffee shop at 236 Hanover...

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Back to Reality with Mark Twain

It was, we are certain, with great difficulty that most homeowners turned their heat on Saturday and Sunday due to the vastly changed weather situation. It is, forecasters predict, a condition appearing certain to continue for much of the week. All is not lost but then, everything about the heat we’ve experienced for the...

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Obituaries 03-27-2012

Lorraine Cefalo-Castiello Of Wakefield, formerly of East Boston Lorraine Cefalo-Castiello of Wakefield, formerly of East Boston, died at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital on March 20 after a brief illness. She was 69 years old. Born in the North End of Boston, she was the beloved daughter of the late Philip and Rose Cefalo and...

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North End Library Fundraiser

North End Library Fundraiser

“The Magic of Reading” was the theme behind the 3rd Annual Fundraiser for the Friends of the North End Branch Library, held on March 8, 2012 at the Fairmont Battery Wharf Hotel. It was a magical evening of cocktails, appetizers and big raffle prizes, all to support the neighborhood library. For more information on...

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Residents Call for More Trash Enforcement

March 20, 2012
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Residents Call for More Trash Enforcement

Residents at last week’s NEWRA Clean Streets Committee monthly meeting at the Nazzaro Community Center had only one thing on their minds, household trash placed out on the street illegally. They claimed it’s getting worse and there is no sign of it getting better unless the City starts to crack down with better enforcement....

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Baseball Season is Just Around the Corner

The sun is out, the fields are dry and baseball season is upon us! The NEAA is still taking registrations for our baseball programs but time is running out! NEAA baseball provides programs for players age 4-19 (age as of 4/30/2012). We start with tryouts for our Major League (ages 9-12) on Saturday March...

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Chaos Just Around the Corner

The transformer fire that plunged nearly the entirety of the Back Bay into darkness last week reveals how fragile our existence is and also how our lives can be altered dramatically in a matter of a few minutes. It also revealed how unprepared all of us are for life without electricity and to what...

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Obituaries 03-20-2012

Anna Zarella North End Resident Anna C. Zarella of Boston’s North End died on March 11. She is survived by her children: Paul M. Zarella and his wife, Rita, Carol A. Regan, Angela Zarella  and her partner, Cynthia Walsh and Michael R. Karnes; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, as well as her sister Mary...

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