Update on North Washington Bridge Replacement Project; Temporary Bridge Finalized

State transportation officials issued an update on Monday regarding the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project. Notably, plans for a temporary bridge discussed at previous meetings have been confirmed in order to provided greater access for traffic during construction, including cars, bikes and pedestrians along the Freedom Trail. An existing playground at Paul Revere Park in Charlestown will be relocated...

Najarian Lecture on Human Rights at Faneuil Hall Nov. 14

The Najarian Lecture on Human Rights, a public program of the Armenian Heritage Park, will host Incarceration: Untangling the Web of Injustice on Wednesday, November 14 at 7:30 p.m. at Faneuil Hall. The speakers will be Andrea J. Cabral, former Massachusetts Secretary of Public Safety, and Chief Executive Officer, Ascend Mass; and Mark A. Levin, Vice President of Criminal Justice, Texas...

Complete CORI Request for Coaches / Volunteers at Nazzaro Center Oct. 17

Registration for the Nazzaro Center / NEAA Small Fry Basketball League opened last week and, in order to prepare for the upcoming season, the Nazzaro Center is looking for assistance with coaching and volunteering. If you are interested, you must be CORI cleared, no exceptions. To assist with this and to make it convenient for everyone, representatives from the city will...

New Nazzaro Center Director Steven Siciliano Speaks at Neighborhood Council Meeting

New Nazzaro Center Director Steven Siciliano introduced himself and spoke about his vision for the Center at the October Neighborhood Council meeting. He will take on the position previously held by Carl Ameno who retired earlier in the year. Steven is currently the Chief Probation Officer in South Boston District Court and will be transitioning to Nazzaro Center Director full-time in the coming...

RSVP for Boston Community Collaborative’s Halloween FUNraiser

Join Boston Community Collaborative the weekend before Halloween for their 6th annual Halloween FUNraiser! The fun begins at 7 p.m. at Filippo's Restaurant. See the full event flyer below and RSVP here!

City Council Hearing on Proximity of Alcohol and Cannabis Businesses to Recovery Facilities

City Councilor Lydia Edwards is calling a hearing to assess Boston's regulations of bars, liquor stores and cannabis establishments near substance abuse treatment facilities. The hearing will discuss the current siting requirements for businesses serving these products and consider an update to the distance-based buffers while creating fairness between industries, according to Edwards. Right now, the distance required between cannabis establishments...

North End Halloween Parade & Party on Saturday, October 27th

North End Halloween Parade will be held on Saturday, October 27th, 1:00 p.m. starting at Hanover & Battery Streets. The 67th Annual Outdoor Halloween Party and Parade will begin at Hanover and Battery Streets in Boston’s North End. Sponsored by the Madonna Della Cava Society and the Mayor’s Office. The highlight is the parade through the North End streets (so be...

Third Annual North End Basketball Bonanza Nov. 16

The third annual North End Basketball Bonanza will take place Friday, November 16 from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. at the Nazzaro Center. The event is hosted by North End Against Drugs (NEAD) and State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, along with Rocco's Cafe who is graciously donating the pizza. See the full event notice below. See photos from last year's basketball bonanza.

Monday’s Brief: North Station Bridge Replacement, City Council Hearing, Immigrant Families Rally, NEAD Family Dinner

Things to know for Monday Today is Monday, October 15 and if this past weekend's fall weather has you in the mood to cozy up and enjoy a warm meal, check out what's heating up in Boston's food scene this month via Hoodline.  Here's everything you need to know for today... 10:00AM City Council Hearing on Dockless Mobility & Electric Scooters. Members of...

What’s The 311? Broken Sidewalk on Cross Street, Salem Street Pot Hole, and Trash Bags Cut Open on Moon Street

Welcome back to our weekly update that highlights some of the cases appearing on 311 in the North End/Waterfront neighborhoods. All 311 cases are public information and can be found at 311.boston.gov. Broken Sidewalk on Cross Street "This is the spot where on the night of August 23rd I tripped and broke my arm. My sister reported it to 311 and within 24 hours...

Friends of Cutillo Park Share Goals for the Park at Neighborhood Council Meeting

Kirsten Hoffman led a community chat about the Friends of Cutillo Park and their efforts to improve the park at the October North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council meeting. Cutillo Park is located between Stillman Street and Morton Street in the North End. The park has been neglected over the past number of years, and has unfortunately seen incidents of drug...

October Newsletter from RUFF North End

October Newsletter from RUFF North End Dog Group: Fall has descended upon New England and there is no better season for our pups! Lots of fun outdoor events happening in October, in the North End and around the area. We encourage everyone to invite new dog owners or neighbors to the dog park and make them aware of what RUFF does....