Blog Archives

Question 3

October 23, 2012
By

North End residents will be casting a vote on Election Day on Question 3 – by voting yes or no on a proposed law that will eliminate state criminal and civil penalties for the medical use of marijuana by qualifying patients. Only those who are sick with a variety of debilitating and painful medical...

Read more »

Physician Prescribed and Assisted Suicide

October 16, 2012
By

North End residents voting on November 6 will have the option to vote for or against a ballot measure regarding physician prescribed and assisted suicide. It is, obviously, an important ballot question as it goes to the core of how we view life and what we are prepared to do to stop unnecessary suffering...

Read more »

Hennigan Victorious over Dello Russo

September 11, 2012
By

The North End’s Robert Dello Russo did well locally but overall didn’t score as well as hoped and ended up losing the political race for the Criminal Clerk of the Suffolk Superior Court to incumbent Maura Hennigan. Dello Russo was again attempting to unseat Hennigan, The Jamaica Plain Democrat got 63 percent of the...

Read more »

Campatelli upsets LaMattina for Register of Probate

September 11, 2012
By

North End City Councillor Sal LaMattina lost a very close race to East Boston’s Patty Campatelli last Thursday. When all the ballots were counted, LaMattina’s supporters were stunned by the results, which showed Campatelli winning by a more than 500 vote margin out of a near 30,000 votes that were cast. LaMattina received 879...

Read more »

Pulcinella Mozzarella Bar E Ristorante

August 21, 2012
By
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...

Read more »

Dello Russo campaigning hard for Clerk of Courts

August 14, 2012
By
Dello Russo campaigning hard for Clerk of Courts

The North End’s Robert ‘Bobby’ Dello Russo, a retired former longtime clerk of the superior court, has been campaigning hard throughout Suffolk County for the Clerk of Court position against his former boss, Clerk of Courts Maura Hennigan. “I am working hard. I am bringing a message of hope. My effort is intended to...

Read more »

Seasonal Sidewalks and Hanover Street

May 9, 2012
By
Seasonal Sidewalks and Hanover Street

The newest idea city planners and civil engineers have suggested for Hanover Street are seasonal sidewalks – that is – sidewalks that extend to the extent that parked cars are removed from the equation on Hanover Street during the spring summer and early fall. Extended sidewalks allow for dining on sidewalks, one of the...

Read more »

New Suffolk University President Nurturing Academic Excellence

April 10, 2012
By
New Suffolk University President Nurturing Academic Excellence

Dr. James McCarthy is the ninth president of Suffolk University who began his tenure at Suffolk on Feb. 1. He came to the university after serving for five years as provost and senior vice president at Baruch College of the City of New York. He is first and foremost an academic with a Ph.D....

Read more »

DePasquale Gives Lesson in Restaurant Marketing

April 3, 2012
By

When Japan Airlines announced some months back it was going to expand its service from Boston to Tokyo and from Tokyo to Logan as soon as it took possession of the new Boeing 787, a few people listened up carefully and began drawing up their own plans. North End restaurateur Frank DePasquale was one...

Read more »

DiMasi Going Back to Kentucky Prison

March 16, 2012
By

For those of us who have had tremendous losses in our lives, there is no joy in reporting someone else’s demise. For the North End’s Sal DiMasi, this is a month of great strain and heavy loss. The Federal government shipped him from the lock-up in Kentucky to a lock-up in Rhode Island. The...

Read more »