Community Event Notices

May 26th ZLC Agenda: Quincy Court Renovation, NICO’s Restaurant, Caffe Pompeii / Splash

The Zoning, Licensing & Construction (ZLC) Committee of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 7:00 p.m. at the Mariner’s House, 11 North Square, North End, Boston. All are welcome to attend. Details and agenda in the following notice.

Government Police & Fire

City Highlights Public Safety for the Summer Season

MAYOR WALSH ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS AND VISITORS TO HAVE AN ENJOYABLE AND SAFE SUMMER Mayor Martin J. Walsh joined City officials to highlight the cross-departmental measures the City of Boston is taking to keep residents and visitors safe this summer. “Summer should be a time of joy and fun, and the City of Boston has wonderful programming Read More…

Community Health & Environment

Neighborhood Photo: Beautification Committee Spruces Up Cross Street Plaza

The North End Beautification Committee has recently spruced up the Cross Street plaza with new plantings. NEBC chairs are Patricia Thibotout, Allison Seavey and Dana Michalowski. Donations are always welcome and can be sent to the North End Beautification Committee, 100 Fulton St., 4v, Boston, MA 02109. Photos by Matt Conti.

Event Notices

Events: Blue Angels Flyover; Busy Week of Historical, Cultural Events

Looking to the week ahead after Memorial Day, many cultural and local events are set to round out the month of May. Take a look at some historical events, local meetings, and even having a beer with Paul Revere! Monday, May 25 Happy Memorial Day! Check out memorial day events across the city of Boston.  Read More…

Police & Fire

Home Invasion Suspect Arrested After Shooting Himself in the Foot

A violent home invasion and armed robbery occurred at 77 Endicott Street in Boston’s North End on May 23rd around midnight. There were four men – one with a sawed-off shotgun and two with knives – according to police reports from a female victim who was staying with her boyfriend at the apartment. She reported that the men were looking for something in Read More…

Arts & Culture Photos & Videos

“How Did Old North Become Old North?” [Speaker Series Video]

Robert Allison, Suffolk University History Department Professor and Chair, answers the question, “How did the Old North Church become Old North?” Christ Church was built in 1723 when there already was an “Old North,” the venerable Puritan Meeting House over which the Mathers presided. How did the upstart Anglican congregation become the Old North of Boston Read More…


Memorial Day Weekender: Life on the Corner, Hennessey Declared Winner, Pizzeria Regina Bankruptcy and More!

Holiday weekends are a time for people to appreciate and celebrate the things we have. Memorial Day weekend is unlike any other, not just the unofficial start of summer but also when we reflect on the sacrifices of our armed forces and their families! Top Posts This Week: Life on the Corner: Hey, Wall-Yo’ In this segment of the popular Read More…

Event Notices Health & Environment

Op-Ed: The Pathway to Recovery for Boston

The following commentary is by Boston City Councilors Bill Linehan and Frank Baker regarding a proposed home rule petition to fund addiction recovery through an alcohol tax in the city of Boston. The effects of substance abuse in Boston are eroding the foundations of our neighborhoods. The results of this epidemic burden our public safety Read More…

Event Notices

Rachel Revere Square Renovations; Public Meeting on Thursday, May 28

A community meeting is scheduled on Thursday night, May 28th, 6:30 p.m. to discuss upcoming renovations at Rachel Revere Park in North Square. All are welcome to the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 N. Bennet Street for this meeting. For more information, please call Allison Perlman at the Boston Parks and Recreation Department (617) 961-3035 or Read More…

Community Government

Wharf District Council Hears From Police, Block Party & Greenway

Highlights of the Wharf District Council (WDC) Meeting held on Tuesday, May 19, 2015: Jerry Wyner, WDC President opened the meeting and made introductions. Boston Police Department, District 1 Monthly Update – Captain Fong, Sergeant Chin, & Office Boyle and MBTA Transit Police Lieutenant/Commander Christopher Maynard. Captain Fong discussed police activities in the neighborhood. With Read More…