Monthly Archives: August 2013

Parcel 9 Proposal Benefits Pushcart Vendors

August 20, 2013
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Supporters of the Parcel 9 project, that weren’t selected to develop on the site adjacent to the North End, have apparently taken the attitude of let’s cooperate with Normandy Real Estate Partners to make things go as smooth as possible. The developer plans to build a 180 room, multi-market hotel and a first floor...

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Parcel 9 Developer Selected

Finally, following years and years of public hearings, neighborhood meetings, lobbying, support and opposition and a wealth of elected officials’ support, MassDOT has finally designated a developer for the Central Artery Parcel 9 site. Named as the developer, Normandy Real Estate Partners, plans to build a 180 room, mid-market hotel and a first floor...

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NEAA Dodgers (16-18) Take Home RBI Championship

The NEAA Dodgers 16-18 year old team completed their summer long season by defeating the Jamaica Plain Angels 2 games to 1 to win the best of three RBI Senior Division Championship. The Dodgers were the number one seed after posting an undefeated regular season but the Angels proved to be worthy opponents and...

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Obituaries 08-20-2013

Ida DeAngelico Longtime Waitress for Salenora Catering Inc. Ida (Montagna) DeAngelico, a 55 year resident of Revere, died at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center of Revere on August 12. She was 82 years old. She was born and raised in Boston’s North End where she attended school and lived until moving to Revere 55...

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Madonna Della Cava Feast

Madonna Della Cava Feast

The 93rd Madonna Della Cava Feast with the exposition of the image of the Madonna was held this weekend on Hanover and Battery Streets. Four bands were on hand with traditional songs of cele­bration including the NorthEast Italian Band, St. Alfio’s Band, Sons of Italy Drum Corps and the Defenders. The image of Maria...

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North Square Main Topic at NEWRA Meeting

August 13, 2013
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North Square Main Topic at NEWRA  Meeting

The main topic discussed at the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting last week centered around North Square. One presentation that was clearly opposed was the placing of 19 Hubway rental bikes in the chained-off area of North Square by the City. Residents felt it would be dangerous for bikers riding on cobblestones,...

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Archeologist Unearths Artifacts in North End

August 13, 2013
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Archeologist Unearths  Artifacts in North End

Artifacts that can hopefully provide a better look at 1700 Boston were uncovered in Boston’s North End. This past spring, during two-weeks of digging, city archeologist Joseph Bagley and a group of volunteers collected thousands of items behind the Clough House from the early neighborhood days. Reportedly, the whole back yard at 21 Unity...

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Surveys Says…: More Police Presence Wanted in the North End

August 13, 2013
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An electronic survey, with close to 300 responses, clearly indicated more police presence is wanted in the North End. District A-1 Boston Police Sergeant Tom Lema was given the results of the survey at the recent Public Safety meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center which was attended by over 50 residents. A copy...

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MassDOT Designates Developer for Central Artery Parcel 9

Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Secretary & CEO Richard A. Davey today announced that MassDOT has selected Normandy Real Estate Partners as the developer of Central Artery Parcel 9, located on the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway at North and Hanover streets in Boston’s emerging Market District. Normandy’s proposed development calls for a 180-room, mid-market...

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Residents Balk at Franchise

There seems to be a storm brewing in the North End relating to franchise chains re-occupying vacant local stores. The possibility of a second 7-Eleven franchise has prompted a petition opposing the Hanover Street opening at the site currently occupied by the White Hen Pantry The other 7-Eleven store is also located on Hanover...

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