Community Health & Environment

Greenway North End Parks Volunteer Clean-up on March 18th

The Greenway Conservancy has announced a volunteer clean-up of the North End parks on Thursday, March 18th from 9am-12pm. Here are the details: It’s time to wake up the Greenway from its winter hibernation! Our first scheduled horticulture activity is next Thursday March 18th in the North End for a spring cleanup!  5-8 Volunteers will help assist Read More…

Health & Environment Police & Fire

Dog Rabies & Licensing Clinic on March 22nd

On March 22nd from 4:00 – 7:00 pm at the Nazarro Community Center (30 N. Bennet St.), the City of Boston will be holding a Rabies and Licensing Clinic. Vaccine Cost: Rabies ($5 and $2 for seniors) License Fee: $6.00 Spayed Female/Neutered Male $17.00 for intact Male or Female $50.00 for Pitbull and Pitbull Mix Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Schools

Friends of the NE Branch Library Present at NEWRA Meeting

Friends of the North End Branch Library presented at this week’s North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association(NEWRA) to update the neighborhood on the library’s activities and the latest news on the budget crisis that may lead to the closure of some branches in the Boston Public Library system. President, Robin Ardito, and Paula Luccio, Vice-President started off Read More…

Photos & Videos

Animated Coverage of LaMattina Getting Hit by a Segway

Chuck Burlap of Boston24.com Action News pokes fun of Councilor Sal LaMattina taking a hit from a Segway in an experiment with Commissioner Tom Timlin.  Universal Hub reported that at a recent City Council hearing, LaMattina recalled the stunt from when he was in the City’s Transportation Department. “It hurt,” he says. The Segway bit starts about Read More…

Police & Fire

Coast Guard Describes Yemenese LNG Tanker Precautions in Boston Harbor

Captain Healey, Sector Commander and Port Captain in charge of the Coast Guard faclity in the North End, made a presentation at this week’s North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) meeting regarding the safety and security of the Yemenese LNG tankers coming through Boston Harbor.  “I cannot guarantee there will not be an incident, but we are taking the Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

Donations Starting This Week for Book Sale

The Friends of the North End Branch Library will begin accepting donations for it’s upcoming May 22nd Book Sale on Monday, March 15th. We welcome gently used or new books, DVDs, Videos, CDs, and Books on Tape. You can leave your donations in the back program room under the sign marked “Leave Your Donations Here”. Read More…

Arts & Culture Business Community Event Notices

NEAD Offering Discount Tickets to Globetrotters Family Day

Once again thanks to the generosity of the TD Garden Charities, NEAD (North End Against Drugs) is able to offer discount tickets to the Harlem Globetrotters for the annual Globetrotters Family Day. The show is on Sunday March 28th at 1pm.  Tickets cost $11 each. Deadline is Thursday March 18th at 5pm. Please let John Romano at Read More…

Arts & Culture Business Photos & Videos

More Movies to Film in North End?

Given the number of movies we have seen filming recently in the North End area, it is noteworthy that a State legislature committee defeated an effort to rescind tax credits to movie companies. House Bill 3854 was an attempt to cut the film tax credit but rejected by the Joint Committee on Revenue this week. Read More…

Business Community Food & Drink

Conservancy Issues RFP For Food Vending in North End & Wharf District Greenway Parks

The Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for food vending carts at four locations on the North End and Wharf District Parks. Submissions are due April 2nd and vendors are expected to start operating on June 1st. (View the RFP.) According to the RFP excerpt below, these are the Read More…

Community Real Estate

NEWRA & NEWNC Support 31 Tileston Street Zoning Relief & Renovation

At this week’s NEWNC and NEWRA meetings, both neighborhood groups supported the proposed renovation and zoning relief for 31 Tileston Street. Mirella Petruccelli has filed for a zoning relief as part of a renovation of three residential units on the upper floors of the 4 story building.  Extension of nonconforming commercial use (first floor) is the Read More…