Monday’s Guide: Orr’s Statue Moved, Development Parking, New Waterfront Park?

Preparing you for Monday Bobby Orr's statue has a new location: https://www.instagram.com/p/BSEhGD6jCWU/?taken-at=254372545 Notable news found elsewhere: Dreams of a common on the waterfront Hoping to bring a “jaw-dropping” park along Boston Harbor, one of the state’s biggest parks organizations is scouting sites in the Seaport, Fort Point, and East Boston. Although there has been no cost discussions yet, the nonprofit group has engaged landscape...

Items to Donate for FLEA MARKET

Here is what we are looking for for the St. Francis Flea Market: Clean out your closets, storage units and cellars and donate your unwanted household items, records, cds, books, small appliances, collectibles, toys, games,sports equipment, jewelry and similar items that are clean and in good condition for us to sell at our Flea Market. All items can be dropped off...

NBA All-Star Isaiah Thomas Congratulates Eliot Middle School Students on Improved Attendance

Eliot K-8 Innovation Upper School students celebrated the impressive and improved attendance rates in the Middle School with the Celtics Stay in School Assembly. Students in grades 3-5 were shocked last Thursday when Celtics two time NBA All Star Isaiah Thomas, retired local NBA player Dana Barros, and Coach Willie May arrived at the Nazzaro Center to congratulate them...

Pro and Anti Trump Groups March in North End

A pro-Trump rally at the Paul Revere Mall (Prado) in Boston's North End on Saturday was met with a counter demonstration as the two groups marched through the neighborhood toward Boston Common. "" Draped in American flags, several dozen Trump supporters participated in the march that was organized on Facebook along with other national "Make America Great" (MAGA) marches. The group posted, "We are marching to show...

The Weekender: N. Washington Street Developments, Winthrop Square, Tall Ship and More!

Real estate development leads off this week's five most popular posts. Catch up on the latest in The Weekender! Eastern Bakers Supply Co. Buildings Bought for New Development in Boston's North End The Eastern Bakers Supply Co. property at 133-169 North Washington Street in Boston’s North End has been acquired by Boston-based development firm Ad Meliora for $10.5 million. The row...

North End Library Friends Group Celebrates at Banner Fundraiser [Photo Gallery]

Friends of the North End Branch Library held a successful fundraiser this week celebrating recent successes at the neighborhood library. Dozens of library supporters gathered at Ristorante Lucia on Hanover Street. Leading the Friends group are President Chris Sabbey, Vice President Jean Casale, Treasurer Judith Ives and Secretary John Merry. The North End branch has a new acting librarian, Jennifer Hawes,...

Proposal Could Add More North End Liquor Licenses

A proposal to grant the City of Boston additional liquor licenses, North End included, has been announced by Mayor Martin J. Walsh and City Councilor Ayanna Pressley. It appears, the proposal is part of an ongoing effort to attract new businesses and restaurants, encourage expansion of current establishments and support Boston’s growing economy. Reportedly, the proposal would provide...

Mayor Walsh Visits the Eliot K-8 Innovation School

On Wednesday March 8th, Mayor Marty Walsh visited the Eliot K-8 Innovation School! We were very excited to have him in the North End and honored to have him present Principal Traci with a commendation for 10 years as the Proud Principal of The Eliot School. Principal Traci also took the Mayor to visit the new Upper School campus on...

Good Friday Celebration at Boston Harbor Community Church 

Suffering & Compassion will be held between 6:30p and 9:00pm.  The celebration is an interactive contemplation, with 8 stations based loosely on the traditional stations of the cross. The evening has been created so that you may move at your own pace. Join us at your leisure between 6:30pm and 7:30pm and find an informal space for contemplating the suffering & compassion of Christ. We...

Police Blotter: Daytime Bank Robbery and Larcenies

These incidents were reported on this week's Boston Police Journal Log. Robbery / Bank 03/21/17 11:33 am Male suspect robbed a Hanover St. bank of U.S. currency and fled on foot. Larceny 03/18/17 11:00pm – 1:00am Victim reports while at a Hanover St. establishment her wallet was removed from her jacket pocket. Victim stated the wallet contained credit/bank cards and personal papers. Larceny 03/20/17 5:13pm Victim reports a package...

Weekend Briefing: Tobin Bridge Work, Amtrak Options, Chocolate & Wine Pairing!

Happy Friday - Cheers to the Weekend! https://www.instagram.com/p/BR_FYmNh7zM/?taken-at=254372545 Notable news found elsewhere: Tobin Bridge Work to Resume MassDOT is reaching out to remind commuters that work will resume next week on the Tobin Bridge as the three-year steel preservation and painting project continues. Lane closures will take place as platforms along the bridge are installed, permanent lane restrictions will begin the week of...

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at ABCD North End / West End Neighborhood Center

The ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) held its St. Patrick’s Day party on Friday, March 17th. Nearly five dozen members of community, almost all of them seniors from the neighborhoods, came to the center at 1 Michelangelo Street in the North End to feast on festive green pea soup, corn bread, shepherd’s pie, cookies, and...