North End Parents Announce Email Campaign to Expand the Eliot School

A message from Jen Bowen Flynn, regarding an email campaign for the expansion of the Eliot School: Hi neighbors! Welcome back from school vacation (for those of you who enjoyed last week off!).  After a recent conversation with Martha Pierce (Mayor’s Education Advisor), we learned that she received about 100 calls on Thursday, April 14th. Read More…

Police & Fire

Weekly North End / Waterfront Police Blotter – April 25, 2011

This week’s Boston Police Journal Log for the North End / Waterfront area: Violation Auto Laws 04/15/11    9:43am Male suspect was summonsed to court for operating under a suspended license on Salem St. Motor vehicle, 1996 Nissan Altima, was towed. Larceny from Motor Vehicle 04/16/11    5:00pm-7:51pm Victim reports his 2009 Honda Pilot was broken into Read More…

Health & Environment

Clean Streets Committee Preps for Spazzare Rollout on Saturday, April 30, 2011

Clean Streets Committee Chair displays a stenciled “Paul Revere with a Broom” dustpan for Spazzare.The NEWRA Clean Streets Committee is busy getting ready for the Saturday, April 30th rollout of its new “Spazzare” (“to sweep”) program. The launch is scheduled with this year’s annual Boston Shines clean-up. Chair David Grant reviewed the plans at this Read More…

Event Notices Photos & Videos

Assignment: 1 Day in Boston – Patriot’s Day

Photographer Christine Barton was selected to take part in “Assignment: 1 Day in Boston” ( by the Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism and Special Events. She was asked to go out on Patriot’s Day and capture the spirit of the city. She chose the Paul Revere ride re-enactment that took place on Hanover St. in Read More…


Six Zoning & Licensing Applications on NEWRA’s ZLC Committee Agenda for April 26, 2011

The agenda for the next meeting of the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association’s Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee, on Tuesday, April 26 is shown below. NEWRA meetings are open, and North End/Waterfront residents are especially invited to participate in the discussions. More information on NEWRA can be found at  Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee Meeting Read More…

Community Sports Transportation

Bike Lane on Atlantic Ave. and Commercial St. in North End – Public Meeting April 28, 2011

Bike Lane Meeting Atlantic Ave/ Commercial Street April 28, 2011 6 PM – 8 PM Nazarro Center, 30 North Bennett St, Boston SUBJECT: DISCUSSION TO UNDERSTAND NEIGHBORHOOD INTEREST IN BIKE LANES ON ATLANTIC AVE & COMMERCIAL STREET What are bike lanes? Bike lanes are sections of road designated for exclusive use by cyclists.  Paint or Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Event Notices Photos & Videos

Video: NEAD Easter Party & Puppet Show

North End Against Drugs and NSTAR held its annual Easter Party on Saturday April 16, 2011 at the Nazzaro Center. There were photos with the Easter Bunny, egg coloring and a puppet show titled “Springtime Stories” performed by Sparkies Puppets. Here is a short video with some highlights from the event: The party was attended Read More…

Community Sports

Neighborhood Soccer Classes Starting Up This Spring

Super Soccer Stars is running soccer classes again this Spring! Due to high
demand, SSS has expanded its classes and is now offering sessions at 3 locations
around the neighborhood including Puopolo Park, Nazzaro Center and Boston Harbor
Community Church (9 Salutation Street). The full schedule is shown below.
To register, log on to
Click on Massachusetts.
Click on Spring Season.
Select your desired location from the drop down menu at the right.
Very low coach to child ratio. Classes are FUN and very engaging! Many North End/Waterfront families have taken these classes over the years.