Editorials

From Our Readers

Non building security has near fatal consequences Dear Editor, The appalling lack of security measures coupled with an almost toxic apathy on the part of the Boston Housing Authority (BHA) and the Manager at the Ausonia Apartments on Fulton Street in Boston’s North End have finally resulted in  a resident of said building coming...

Read more »

Helping Boston’s Homeowners

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh When I ran for Mayor, I knew I wanted to make Boston a city where every resident can afford to live, work and raise a family. Since I’ve been elected, Boston has grown — fast. Our population is expanding rapidly and we’re expected to reach over 700,000 residents by...

Read more »

Opinion

By Phil Orlandella Blocking handicap spaces has started again Several North End residents continue to place chairs and/or orange cones in handicap designed parking spaces preventing other handicapped drivers from using the spot. These are not private parking spots and anyone with the proper handicap identification plates or placards can utilize the space. Hopefully...

Read more »

Our Opinions

The streets will be alive with the smell of pot smoke Marijuana is now recognized as a legal substance for adults 21 years of age and over, rules and standards have been enacted within the new law that will be enforced. However, the law prescribes penalties but doesn’t explain how the law will be...

Read more »

Opinion

By Phil Orlandella Make plans for snow removal It’s only a matter of time until Old Man Winter decides to once again dump large amounts of snow on the streets and sidewalks of the community. Residents need to be prepared to move their vehicles for the city to provide adequate snow removal. Make plans...

Read more »

More Residents Should Be Attending Neighborhood Meetings

More local residents should be attending the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC), North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) and the North End Public Safety meetings held in the Nazzaro Community Center on a monthly basis. These organizations are the pulse of the neighborhood that deal with construction, occupancy changes, height additions, beer, wine, cordial and...

Read more »

Happy and Healthy New Year to All

The New Year is about to ring in with hopes that all residents and the business community have a prosperous, safe, happy and healthy 2017. It’s a time to reflect the past year and plan for things to come. Bringing in a new year means hope, opportunity and new challenges. The Regional Review wishes...

Read more »

Opinion

By Phil Orlandella Tis the season for petty crimes Christmas is just around the corner and it’s a time of giving but it can also be a time of taking, especially for Grinches that are looking to destroy the spirit of the holiday. These nasty people are called thieves and they will attempt to...

Read more »

NE/WE NSC Needs Financial Support to Assist Elderly

By Maria Stella Gulla Many of the 1,400 clients we serve annually in the North End, West End and surrounding neighborhoods are elderly immigrants who are non-English speaking, home-bound, disabled, and alone.  They are the “hidden poor”. Our elderly residents are once again facing hunger in a time of economic uncertainty, rising rents and...

Read more »

Have a Happy and Safe Holiday Season

The Christmas season is only a sleigh ride away with holiday spirit spreading throughout the neighborhood like a beautiful white snow fall. It’s a joyous time for sharing during a special time of the year. Families and friends will get together for Christmas lunch, dinner or parties in celebration of love and remembrance. It’s...

Read more »