This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured history, government, local fundraisers, homelessness and more. Read on below to see some of the most popular articles from this past week.
Gary Gregory, print master and founder of the Printing Office of Edes & Gill at Old North Church & Historic Site has printed the Boston edition of the Federal Convention, known to Americans today as the U.S. Constitution, for the first time since 1787. Read more and see photos here.
Stores and restaurants in Massachusetts would be barred from giving customers single-use plastic bags under a bill that cleared a legislative committee last week. Under this bill, stores would be barred from providing a single-use plastic bag starting Aug. 1, 2019. Read more about this ban and what it means for you here.
In December, Eliot School families and partners gathered together to celebrate at the annual “Evening for Education” event. Their fundraising initiative “All in With Technology” is aimed at supporting the growth and development of the Eliot learning community with the enhancement of technology curricular, resources and tools. Read more and see photos here.
Earlier this week, hundreds of advocates traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet with Congress and demand a fix to the Health Center Funding Cliff. Many more coworkers, board members and patients across the country joined them in solidarity by wearing red for the Red Alert for Community Health Centers campaign. Read more here.
A “point in time” census of Boston’s homeless was made at the beginning of February as hundreds of volunteers fanned out across the city. Mayor Marty Walsh kicked off the annual count from Boston City Hall where organizers divided into teams with map routes and supplies. Read more and see photos here.
The ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) held its Valentine Party early in February. It was a cheerful, cozy celebration with nearly three dozen members of the community in attendance. Read more and see photos here.