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The Weekender: Tall Ship Photos, North Washington Street Bridge, Eliot School Renovation, City Council Candidate Passacantilli, Sumner Tunnel Building Bids & Summer Events!

The Tall Ships decorated Boston Harbor this past week and, in doing so, also decorated our top posts! See photos of the ships and read about other popular topics from last week below.

Grand Parade of Sail. Photo Credit: Matt Conti

Photo Gallery: Tall Ships at Sail Boston 2017

The Tall Ships came to Boston and they were as stunning as could be! Last Saturday over 50 majestic ships from around the world arrived in Boston Harbor with a Grand Parade of Sail. The parade was followed by five days of nautical festivities with public boarding at several piers in Boston and Charlestown. See photos from the Parade and photos of the ships docked around the harbor.

Project Video: North Washington Street Bridge Reconstruction is Coming

At the June 2017 North End Waterfront Residents’ Association meeting, Nathaniel Curtis spoke about the upcoming North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project. The project, expected to last 4 years, will replace the current bridge that is over a century old with a newer, more modern design. Read more and watch the video.

Mayor Walsh, joined by local elected officials and community leaders. (Mayor’s Office Photo by Jeremiah Robinson)

Eliot School Breaks Ground for Two-Year Renovation of Commercial Street Building

City and Boston Public School officials held a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday to kick off the $20 million renovation of the John Eliot K-8 Innovation Upper School building at 585 Commercial Street in Boston’s North End. Read more about the project.

Passacantilli Kicks Off City Council Campaign; Receives Endorsement of Rep. Michlewitz

Stephen Passacantilli, candidate for Boston City Council District 1, held a campaign kickoff at Filippo’s on Thursday night where State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz gave an introduction and officially endorsed Passacantilli. Read more about the event and the City Council race.

128 North Street – Sumner Tunnel Administration Building (Photo by Cheryl Russo)

Sumner Tunnel Admin Building to See Competing Bids by North End Music and Performing Arts Center and the North Bennet Street School

At the June North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting, both Miguel Gomez-Ibanez, President of North Bennet Street School, and Dianne Royle, President of the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) outlined their needs for the Sumner Tunnel Administration Building. Read both sides of the potential bidding war.

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Top North End Summer Events!

This summer is shaping up to be a good one in the North End / Waterfront neighborhood with tons of local activities on the docket! Consider adding some of these notable events to this season’s to-do list.

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