Event Notices Photos & Videos

North End Supports St. Francis House at 6th Annual Bake Sale & Flea Market

The North End Friends of St. Francis House held their 6th annual Bake Sale and Flea Market over the past two days at the Nazzaro Center. Early tallies indicate the fund raiser will exceed the $16,000+ raised last year. The Nazzaro Center was overflowing with neighborhood donations of all types of flea market items. Plus, Read More…

Police & Fire

Weekly North End/Waterfront Police Blotter

Highlights from this week’s North End Police Journal Log: Robbery (knife) 03/12/10          9:00pm Male suspect robbed a N. Washington St. parking lot attendant at knifepoint of US currency. Suspect fled on foot. Breaking & Entering (Non-residential) 03/14/10          5:00pm-10:50am Lewis Wharf office building was broken into through a rear window and a laptop was removed. Attempted Breaking Read More…

Event Notices

Free Lectures and Tours With North End Historian

Upcoming free lecture and walking tours with North End Historian Alex Goldfeld. More information at www.AlexGoldfeld.com. Next Thursday, March 25, 7 p.m. At the Vilna Shul, 18 Phillips Street on Boston’s Beacon Hill The North End and Four Centuries of Immigration in Boston Using the North End, Boston’s oldest neighborhood, as a constant reference point, Read More…

Community Real Estate

BRA Takes a Conservative View in Recommending Lower Heights Along Greenway Parks

The crowd was large and restless for this long-awaited meeting, but the Boston Redevelopment Authority managed to strike a balance that resulted in more compliments than criticisms toward its guidelines for up to 19 new development projects along the Rose Kennedy Greenway.  As one audience member appreciated, “this is the first meeting that is more Read More…

Health & Environment Meetings Police & Fire

City Abandons Idea For Morning-Only Trash Disposal Pilot Program

After a series of meetings this week, City officials have abandoned the anticipated North End pilot program for a “morning-only” trash disposal window of 6:00 am – 9:00 am. The program would have encouraged residents to put out there household garbage in the morning rather than the night before. The concept was the latest in Read More…

Schools

North Bennet Street School Workshop Program

The North Bennet Street School Workshop Program offers short-form courses in bookbinding, carpentry, fine woodworking, jewelry making, locksmithing, and preservation carpentry. Take a look at the new Spring and Summer 2010 catalog. FREE ARTIST TALKS Bookbinder Todd Pattison presents:  19th Century Bookbinders’ Mistakes- Why they are so fun to look at! Throughout the 19th century, there Read More…

Community Real Estate

Zoning, Licensing & Construction Committee Meeting Agenda for March 23rd

Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee Meeting Agenda Tuesday, March 23, 2010, 7:00 PM The Pilot House, 2 Atlantic Avenue Zoning and Licensing Applications 7:00 PM – 7:15 PM 221-227 Commercial Street, Kevin Curry has applied for a variance from the Boston Zoning Code to include an existing ATM machine in the description of allowed uses of the property at the Read More…

Community

Wet Weather Closes City Athletic Fields

Boston Parks Commissioner Antonia M. Pollak has announced that all Boston Parks and Recreation Department playing fields and ball diamonds are closed through next Monday, March 22. “Due to the heavy rains through the weekend, we are closing all our fields for the protection of both players and the turf itself,” Commissioner Pollak stated, noting Read More…