Daily Briefs

Weekend Brief: Coffee Hour with Lydia Edwards, Hearing on Parking Fines, NBSS Graduation Parade

Things to know for Friday Today is Friday, June 1 and starting at 11 a.m., the North Bennet Street School’s Class of 2018 will be parading through the North End to their graduation at the Old North Church, continue reading.  Here’s what else you need to know for today… 10:00AM Coffee Hour with Councilor Edwards. Read More…

Featured Photos & Videos

Historic Neighborhood Photo: JFK Campaigning in the Prado

With the anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s birthday earlier this week, it seemed fitting to feature this photo of his congressional campaign in the North End in June of 1946. At only 29 years old and with little political experience, JFK was running on the idea of youthfulness and change. He focused on organizing parties to meet Read More…

Community Government

Neighborhood Council Announces New Executive Officers for 2018-2019 Term

The 2018-2019 North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council announced new officers following its annual election.  NEWNC executives were appointed by fellow council members in executive session. 2018-2019 NEWNC Officers President – John Pregmon Vice-President – Brett Roman Secretary – Tina Natale Sergeant at Arms – Marie Simboli There are currently a total of 11 members on the Neighborhood Council. Read More…

Announcements Schools

North Bennet Street School Graduation Parade Friday, June 1

North Bennet Street School’s Class of 2018 will be parade through the North End to their graduation at the Old North Church at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 1. The group will leave from the School at 150 North Street and travel along Richmond Street, up Salem Street and file into the Old North Church. Read More…

People

Mother’s Day at the North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center [Photos]

The ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) held its Mother’s Day party on Friday, May 11th. Over 40 mothers and their spouses and friends turned out for a hearty, home-cooked meal of green salad, potato salad, chicken, pasta and cake, all lovingly prepared and served by NE/WE NSC staff and volunteers. The moms Read More…

Community

What’s The 311? Asphalt in the Prado, Needles Around the North End, Loose Bricks on Hanover Street

Welcome back to our weekly update that highlights some of the cases appearing on 311 in the North End/Waterfront neighborhoods. All 311 cases are public information and can be found at 311.boston.gov. Asphalt Put Into The Prado Between Bricks and Concrete “Someone put asphalt on the historic Prado!!!! Who would do this?” The original 311 post can be Read More…

Announcements Community Health & Environment

Grass Over Artificial Turf Recommended in Letter to Parks Project Manager

Local resident John Modzelewski urges the design team to reconsider their proposal of artificial turf for the multi-use field at Puopolo Park in a letter to the Boston Parks & Recreation Department Project Manager. John lists seven arguments for natural grass over synthetic turf and notes that other local areas, including the Boston Common, the Esplanade Read More…

Announcements Arts & Culture

Adult Book Discussion Club: “Lincoln in the Bardo”

George Saunders’ 2017 novel begins in February 1862, when the Civil War is raging and the nation has begun to realize it is in for a long, bloody struggle. Meanwhile, President Lincoln’s beloved eleven-year-old son, Willie, has succumbed to illness, and finds himself in a strange purgatory where ghosts mingle, gripe, commiserate, quarrel, and enact bizarre Read More…

Event Notices Government

North End Coffee Hours with Councilor Lydia Edwards

City Councilor Lydia Edwards will be hosting a North End coffee hour on the first Friday of every month this summer, the first being June 1st from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at The Thinking Cup at 236 Hanover Street. In announcing these coffee hours, Edwards expressed her excitement to meet with community members one-on-one Read More…

Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Celebrating Pride Month, Bow & Arrow 4th Anniversary, Meet the Owners Behind Tresca

Things to know for Thursday Today is Thursday, May 31 and if you’re looking for ways to celebrate the start of Pride Month, join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street as they present the Pineapple Project, an original play about gender, creativity, and each child’s freedom to be who they are, continue reading.  Here’s Read More…

Sports

North End Softball Starts June 4th

The men’s North End Softball League is scheduled to kick off Monday, June 4th. This is a modified pitch league that plays Monday – Thursday evenings starting in June and ending in September. The league will have 8 teams and play at Puopolo Park. Included in these 8 teams are the defending champions Corner Café, Rocco’s, Cobblestone Café, Sail Loft, Read More…

People

North End’s Teddy Pasto Runs Boston’s “Run To Remember” Half Marathon

Teddy Pasto of the North End completed Boston’s Run to Remember half marathon this past Sunday in memory of his grandfather, Bill Ruprecht. During his life, Bill served in the Air Force and was the Commander of the AMVETS post in Randolph, a position that he was very proud to have for many years. Sadly, he passed Read More…