Event Notices

Trellis Lighting at Christopher Columbus Park Set For Monday, November 21st

Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP), and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will host the 14th annual lighting of the park’s signature trellis on Monday, November 21, beginning at 5 p.m. Located at 110 Atlantic Avenue on Boston’s historic waterfront, Christopher Columbus Park is transformed into a holiday wonderland Read More…

Community

The Weekender: Coffee Shop Closure, Police Roundup, Parade Photos!

Recapping the top 5 posts this week from NorthEndWaterfront.com, enjoy! Boston Common Coffee Closing on Salem Street Many of you may have noticed this past week that Boston Common Coffee Co. has closed their North End location on Salem Street. Their last day of operation was October 31st where they gave complimentary coffee to patrons. View Read More…

Community

End of Daylight Saving Time on Sunday – “Fall Back” One Hour

It is that time of year, to “Fall Back” with the end of Daylight Saving Time (and gain one hour of sleep). The official change is a 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 6, 2016 when the correct time will be 1 a.m. Public safety officials recommend using the daylight savings change as a reminder to replace batteries in smoke Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Tree Trimming Time is Here at Faneuil Hall

The big Christmas tree has arrived at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, all ready for trimming before the holidays. (Photo by Matt Conti) “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Email your best photos to info@northendwaterfront.com. Please include a caption (or more) telling us about your photo. See past neighborhood photo posts.

Community

ABCD North End / West End Halloween Party Photos!

The ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) held its Halloween party on Monday, Halloween.  Staff and volunteers prepared a delicious and healthful meal of chicken, pasta, and greens to round out the influx of sweets, which included pumpkin pies to commemorate the arrival of fall weather.  Senator Joe Boncore and City Councilor Read More…

Community Photos & Videos Sports

Friends Of The North End Fall Bocce Tournament

Sunday, October 30, 2016, was the final day of the FONE fall bocce tournament. The tournament ended in a tie for first place between Team 4 whose players are Frank Julianello, Eric Marsh, Willie Celata and Anthony Gaeta and Team 3 whose players are Faust Freda, Joe Blazo, Anthony Cortese and Joe Ferullo. A final Read More…

Schools

Report Examines Irregularities on MCAS Tests at Several Mass. Schools, Including Eliot in Boston’s North End

MCAS test irregularities were reported this week at several Massachusetts schools, including the Eliot K-8 Innovation School in Boston’s North End. At the Eliot, an unusually high number of answers were erased and changed from incorrect to correct on the important standardized test, according to a report by WCVB TV5 Investigates. The State concluded it “was unable to determine the cause” of the unusually high rate Read More…

Government

Ballot Questions Breakdown: What You Need to Know

This coming Tuesday, November 8th will be Election Day in Massachusetts! Thousands will be drawn to polling locations to cast their ballot for the 2016 Presidential Race, but what about the 5 ballot questions? Besides the local, statewide and national candidates on the ballot, there will be 4 statewide questions and 1 question solely for Boston residents, and Read More…

Event Notices

November 5th: North End Premiere of “Boston’s North End: An Italian American Story”

St. Stephen’s Church on Hanover Street will be hosting a free showing of the highly anticipated documentary, Boston’s North End: An Italian American Story. The event is open to the public and will be held on Saturday, November 5th, doors open at 6:30pm, reservations are required and can be made by visiting NorthEndBoston.org, or by calling Read More…

Community Daily Briefs

3 Things for the Weekend: Trellis Preview, North End Film Premiere, Park Gala, Daylight Savings Ends

Three Things to Know for the Weekend! Do not forget that Daylight Saving Time ends at 2:00 AM on Sunday, November 6. 1. Trellis Lights Preview: https://www.instagram.com/p/BMWJpRQAxJ-/ 2. One event for today, plenty for the weekend! 7:00pm FOCCP Fundraising Gala at Boston Harbor Hotel. Located at 70 Rowes Wharf, Boston, view the FOCCP website for more information. Saturday, November 5 Read More…