Community News

NEAD Bingo

            North End Against Drugs (NEAD) will hold its annual adult bingo fundraiser on Sunday, January 28 starting at 1 PM. Doors open at 12 noon. For details call 617-570-9749 or 617-605-6124.

Library Daily Book Sale Expanded

            Friends of the North End Library have improved and expanded its daily book sale program. For details visit

FOCCP Monthly Meetings

            Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) will hold its meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM in the Mariners House, 11 North Square, 2nd Floor.

Langone/Puopolo Parks Meeting

            Boston Parks and Recreation Department will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, February 23 at 6:30 PM in the Nazzaro Community Center. Topic: Langone and Puopolo Parks.

NEWNC         Monthly Meeting

            The next North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) monthly meeting will be held on Monday, February 13 at 7 PM in the Nazzaro Community Center.

Free English Classes Offered

            Free English Classes are being offered at the ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center, 1 Michelangelo Street. Open enrollment. Classes include education and career advising. Details are available by calling 617-523-8125 or email

Complimentary       Wine Tasting

  1. Cirace + Son, Inc., 173 North Street, North End offers complimentary Wine tasting on Fridays from 5-7 p.m. All are welcome to participate by visiting the award-winning shop. For details call 617-227-3193

W.E. Library Book Discussion

            West End Library will hold a book discussion on Wednesday, January 18 at 2 PM. Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine. Copies of the book are available at the library. For details call 617-523-3957.

Review Seeks   North End News

            The Regional Review would like to hear from residents and the business community regarding North End news.

            Send letters, stories and photos to Please include a phone number so the newspaper can call responding with questions.

FONE Bocce at Skating Rink

            Friends of the North End Bocce will continue through the winter months every Sunday morning at the Steriti Rink indoor courts. Spectators are welcome to attend. Spring/Summer tournaments will begin in late May.

FOCCP presents “Tunnel of Love” at Park’s Trellis

            Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) is gearing up to turn on the park’s well-known Trellis into a Tunnel of Love for Valentine’s Day on Sunday, February 10 from 4-9 PM. The event is free and open to the public.

Named Catholic Conference        All-Star

            Dom “DJ” DeCenso has been named a Catholic Conference Football All Star. He plays both defensive nose tackle and offensive right guard for Saint Mary’s School.

North End Student Accepted to Boston Latin

            North End student Richard Bova, a seventh-grade junior varsity hockey team standout, has been accepted to Boston Latin High School.