Monthly Archives: August 2012

St. Anthony’s Feast

St. Anthony’s Feast

The North End celebrates the 93rd annual St. Anthony’s Feast.

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Pride Week Bocce Tournament Winners

August 28, 2012
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Pride Week Bocce Tournament Winners

One of the most popular activities held at the annual North End Pride Week coordinated by North End Against Drugs is the Bocce Tournament held at Langone Park. This year the tournament was conducted in memory of the late North End resident Johnny Paolo, who actually coordinated the event each year for NEAD. Replacing...

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Woman Assaulted/Robbed on Hanover Street

August 28, 2012
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While walking down Hanover Street, near Commercial Street,a female victim reported to police she was pushed from behind by a female subject about 11:15pm. Reportedly, a fight ensued between both females with the suspect’s boyfriend intervening, apparently tossing the victim down on the pavement and punched her in the face. According to a District...

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New Intersection Campaign Underway

August 28, 2012
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Based on an existing state motor vehicle law which prohibits drivers from entering an intersection when the vehicle will not be able to pass directly through it to the other side, a “Don’t Block the Box” campaign has been introduced in the City of Boston. A collaboration between the City of Boston and MASCO...

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Rat Poison Ingested by Local Dogs

August 28, 2012
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An incident occurred recently when local dogs ate some rat poison that was loosely left out on Greenough Lane. Both dogs consumed a fair amount of the blue colored rat poison and ended up at the Angel Memorial Hospital where they were treated and released. Team members of RUFF (Responsible Urbanites For Fido) all...

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The Summer of 2012

For those of us who regret the end of summer, who refuse to believe that it is nearly done, well, it is that time of the year again when summer is breathing its last breath, when each day at the beach is one of the last days at the beach this season, and when...

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Obituaries 08-28-2012

Anthony Natola Of Malden, formerly of the North End Anthony J. Natola of Malden, formerly of Boston’s North End, died on August 19. He was the devoted husband of the late Marietta (Ruggiero) Natola; beloved father of Marie Natola, Anthony Natola Jr., and Loretta Sullivan and her husband, William, all of Malden and the...

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Lawyers Appeal Dimasi Conviction

August 28, 2012
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An appeal has been filed by former Speaker of the House Sal DiMasi’s lawyers to hopefully overturn the life-long North End resident’s conviction or corruption chargers. Last week in a petition, reportedly 100 pages long, DiMasi’s lawyers argued that the U.S. District Court Judge failed to properly explain to jurors the definition of corruption...

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Street Scene

Street Scene

Huge crowds lined the sidewalks and heavy traffic clogged Hanover Street over the weekend. Shown above is Hanover Street about 3:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

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Pulcinella Mozzarella Bar E Ristorante

August 21, 2012
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Pulcinella Mozzarella Bar E Ristorante

Giovanni Oliva’s Pulcinella Mozzarella bar and ristorante on Salem Street is a creation that puts to work 30 years of experience in the restaurant business. Pulcinella is trendy, Italian design conscious to a fault and the food prepared under the watchful eye of Chef Norik Massihi, brings to a new level Mediterranean style cuisine...

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