“Go Red for Women” Day Raises Awareness for Heart Disease in Women

Friday February 3, 2017 is national “Go Red for Women” day. People are asked to wear red to raise awareness about the rate of...

Video: Boston’s Environmental Chief Discusses Climate Ready Boston Report

https://youtu.be/TFXm2t73s4s Boston's Chief of Environment, Open Space, and Energy, Austin Blackmon, spoke about the latest Climate Ready Boston report at this week's North End / Waterfront Neighborhood...

Video: Nursing Home Transfer Cheered at Neighborhood Council

https://youtu.be/qRrKAHRwOUA Residents were in a congratulatory mood on Monday night as Spaulding (Partners Healthcare) presented plans that will keep open the North End Nursing and Rehab Center by transferring...

North End Nursing Home & Rehab Facility to Stay Open With New Operator, Marquis...

The North End nursing home and rehabilitation center in Boston's North End will be leased to a new operator, keeping it open for existing...

Downtown View: Too Much Trash

Karen is taking a break. This column appeared in December, 2014. Read it for nostalgia because times have changed. Now several downtown neighborhoods enjoy...

North End Water and Sewer Work Continues in January 2017

The January 2017 work plan by Boston Water & Sewer Commission is shown below, as part of Phase 2 of the multi-year North End Water &...

North End and Downtown on Regular Trash / Recycling Schedule Through Holidays

There will be no change to the Monday and Friday trash and recycling schedule through Christmas and New Year's. Christmas trees can be placed...

Snow Turning to Rain Saturday into Sunday as Temperatures Moderate

5am weather briefing from the National Weather Service - Boston: As to snow ... Winter Weather Advisories continue through as late as 3 pm. This may...

Promote Food Safety this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to share good food with friends and family. Here are some tips to make it a safe and healthy day: ...

Great American Smokeout Encourages Smokers to Quit for One Day

The Great American Smoke Out is held every year on the third Thursday of November.  This year it is on November 17, 2016. The first Smoke...

Take the “High Tide” Climate Change Survey Before Art Exhibit Leaves North End

The popular "High Tide" public art exhibit by Carolina Aragón is being removed this weekend, so take a final gander before it leaves the...

NEW Health: Spread COPD Awareness in November

November is COPD Awareness Month. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, commonly referred to as COPD, is a serious lung disease that makes it hard for...