Monthly Archives: May 2013

Vote in the Community Election

An important community election will be held in the North End on Saturday, May 18. On that day, six of the members of the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council will be elected by local residents to serve two-year terms on the community advisory board. The Council, which meets monthly, discusses and votes on proposals and...

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Obituaries 05-07-2013

Nicolina ‘Lena’ Passero Of Boston’s North End Nicolina “Lena” Passero of Boston’s North End died on May 1. She was 93 years old. The cherished daughter of the late Carmella (Fiorentino) and Antonio DiAngelis, she was the beloved wife of the late Nicholas J. Passero, loving mother of the late Antonette C. Crugnale and...

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Boston Strong

Boston Strong

Boston Strong – North End Strong on Prado with Old Glory.

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Boston SHINES Cleans Up North End

Boston SHINES Cleans Up North End

Boston SHINES annual North End Clean-Up Program attracted many local residents who helped beautify the neighborhood by picking up debris from parks and streets. In addition, the community’s local officials, Representative Aaron Michlewitz and Councilor Sal LaMattina participated in the clean-up projects.

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North End Societies Host Neighborhood Candlelight Vigil & Procession

North End Societies Host Neighborhood Candlelight Vigil & Procession

The North End Societies, known worldwide for the famous summer feasts and religious processions, joined together on Sunday for a solemn walk and vigil in remembrance and prayer for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings and its aftermath. The candlelight vigil, sing-a-long and procession started on Endicott Street at the St. Anthony’s Club...

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Champ DeMarco Book Signing in the North End

Champ DeMarco Book Signing in the North End

Caffe Victoria on Hanover Street, North End was the site of a book signing by former Welterweight Champion of the World (1955) Tony DeMarco, a former Fleet Street resident. Copies of DeMarco’s autobiography “Nardo: Memoirs of a Boxing Champion” were available for purchase at the Italian Caffe. DeMarco who is often spotted in the...

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DePasquale Venture/DJ Steve Aoki Donate $10,000 to One Fund Boston

World renown DJ Steve Aoki recently teamed up with Frank DePasquale of DePasquale Ventures to hold a fundraiser for The One Fund Boston at Umbra Prime, Franklin Street, Boston. Both Aoki and DePasquale donated $5,000 each to this worthy cause that will benefit the victims of the Patriot’s Day Boston Marathon bombings. “It was...

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Commercial Street Outdoor Patio Approved

Billy Tse Restaurant, 240 Commercial Street, has received approval from the Licensing Board of the City of Boston to open a 20 seat outdoor patio with a closing time of 12 midnight. The two North End community groups were split on this request. By a vote of 5-3, the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC)...

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Scholarships Available for North End Students

North End students should be signing-up for scholarships being provided by North End Against Drugs Michelina and Raymond Costa fund. This is the ninth year these scholarships will be presented to K-8 grades, high school, preschool and college students. Applications can be picked up at the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street and...

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Help Beautify North End Parks

Friends of The North End Parks are residents and other interested citizens who want the dream of beautiful parks to become a reality. Their goals are to beautify the parks so the community has world class gardens, engage the community so they can enjoy being involved in their parks and create a space that...

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