Monthly Archives: April 2013

North End Baseball Opening Day/Quadruple-header

April 16, 2013
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A quadruple-header will kick-off the North End Athletic Association 2013 Baseball Opening Day at Langone Park, Commercial Street on Saturday, April 27 starting at 10am with two back to back Minor League games. Following the Minor League contests, the Majors (Little League) will also play back to back games starting at 2pm. This year’s...

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North End Benefits from Strong Elected Officials

The North End should be grateful it has three young elected officials that continuously respond to the issues facing the neighborhood, in a timely manner at that. Obviously, the community wants elected officials to play key roles in the welfare and quality of life issues and situations that need to be addressed, sometimes on...

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Neighborhood Committees Make Tough Decisions

It is without question tough to serve on community groups that are compelled to make decisions that directly affect the community they live in. It is simply no easy task telling a friend or neighbor that he or she cannot have a liquor license, expand their business, build higher or many other requests in...

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Obituaries 04-16-2013

Pasquale Bono Of Revere, Formerly of the North End Pasquale Bono of Revere, formerly of the North End, died on April 12. He was in his 94th year. A retired longshoreman and a US Navy veteran of World War II, he was the beloved husband of Mary (DeCristoforo) Bono with whom he shared 55...

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Police Report North End Crime Down

April 9, 2013
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Police Report North End Crime Down

Once again District A-1 Boston Police, which includes the North End/Waterfront community, was the leader in crime reduction (30%) than any other district throughout the City, according to Captain Thomas Lee, District Commander. In the North End crime statistics, with the exception of breaking and entering, were down. However, police reported that an arrest...

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Neighborhood Council Supports Five Requests

April 9, 2013
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Neighborhood Council Supports Five Requests

Five requests relating to local projects were supported by the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) at their monthly meeting held on Monday, April 1 at the Nazzaro Community Center. By a vote of 7-0 the Council supported a request by Louis Finnacharo to convert a three family residential building at 3 Garden Court to...

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Good Neighbor Award to Bricco and Frank DePasquale

Good Neighbor Award to  Bricco and Frank DePasquale

The Good Neighbor Recognition Award for April 2013 was presented to Bricco Ristorante and owner Frank DePasquale, on behalf of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). The presentation was made by NEWRA President, Jim Salini, and Recognition Committee Chair, Janet Gilardi outside Bricco Ristorante at 241 Hanover Street. In addition to being...

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DA Dan Conley Announced His Run for Mayor of Boston

DA Dan Conley Announced His Run for Mayor of Boston

Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley announced his run for Mayor of Boston at a press conference last week. “Boston is a great city, and with the right leadership and vision, its best days are still ahead,” said Conley. “So today I am officially declaring that I am a candidate for Mayor of Boston....

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Vehicles Need to Be Moved for Street Cleaning to Be Effective

Due to weather related issues, the Department of Public Works (DPW) was forced to delay the North End Mechanical Street Cleaning program. The delay left the local streets in deplorable condition, through no fault of DPW. Currently, the street cleaning program is underway and beginning to make a clear difference. The program will continue...

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Join Boston SHINES for North End Clean Up

Boston SHINES will be in the North End on Saturday, April 27 to clean-up a few parks and playgrounds, like the group does each year. The participants will meet at the Prado at 9am where Boston SHINES will hand out gloves and other equipment and to coordinate volunteer assignments. This is a terrific opportunity...

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