Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: BPS Nurse & Emotional Support Hearing, On This Day: Tony DeMarco Becomes World Welterweight Champion

Today is Monday, April 1 and on this day in 1955 Tony DeMarco from the North End won the World’s Welterweight title. Known as the “Flame and Fury of Fleet Street”, DeMarco is honored with a statue on the corner of Hanover and Cross Streets. He will also be inducted into the International Boxing Hall Read More…

Featured Government

Boston Council Passes Scooter Ordinance; Discusses City Noise Levels

The Boston City Council passed an ordinance regarding scooters during a recent city council meeting. The unanimously-passed ordinance sets new rules and regulations to emerging scooter and other micro mobility companies. “This is really exciting and an incredibly important step,” said Councilor Matt O’Malley. O’Malley said he supports scooters in Boston because it gets people Read More…

Kids & Families Schools

2019-2020 Raymond & Michelina Costa Scholarship Applications Due May 13th

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) is happy to announce our annual Michelina & Raymond Costa Scholarship / Educational Fund. North End residents who are in kindergarten through college are eligible to participate. Students who attend tuition-based schools are eligible for a scholarship. Students who attend public schools are eligible for a $100 Staples gift card.  The winners Read More…

Announcements Commentaries

Op-Ed: Just Say No to the Dock Square Project

By Erik Lund The Dock Square project, as proposed, is much too massive in contrast with the scale of the Quincy market area and will damage one of Boston’s greatest institutions and attractions. It should not be granted the numerous permits and variances it has requested, and the vote after BPDA’s Tuesday meeting should be Read More…

Transportation

North Washington St. Bridge Construction Update March 31 – April 13

Below is the construction look ahead for the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project as provided by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). Temporary Bridge Construction:Driving of bent supports for the temporary roadway bridge continues along with construction of supports to carry utilities over a temporary utility bridge. One of the bridge bent supports is being installed Read More…

Community Featured

Weekly Top Reads: Climate Resiliency, Affordable Housing, Waterfront Wednesdays, North End Student Chairs BC High Model UN, and Neighborhood Center St. Patricks Day Party

This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured climate studies, affordable housing, students, seniors and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. Boston’s Environment Commissioner Talks Climate Resiliency for North End / Downtown [Video] Chris Cook, chief of environment, energy and open spaces for the City of Boston recently Read More…

Daily Briefs

Weekend Brief: Thinking Bigger, Blood Drive, Friday Film Series

Today is Friday, March 28 and here’s what else you need to know for today… 1:00PM Blood Drive at the Nazzaro Center. The Nazzaro Center will be hosting a Blood Drive for the Red Cross from 1-6 pm in the community room. The Red Cross is in need of all blood types. Would you be Read More…

Featured Government Schools

Boston City Council Learns About School Safety

The Boston Council held a hearing earlier this week regarding school safety. Councilor Annissa Essaibi George requested the hearing, saying it is vital to know how the Boston Public School Department is protecting children. “School safety has always been top of my mind,” she said. “We need to create a community that is safe and Read More…

Kids & Families Sports

North End Athletic Association Cheers on the Celtics

The North End Athletic Association (NEAA) sent 20 players and family members to the Celtics game vs the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday, March 24.  While the Celtics did not play a very good game, the NEAA players and their families had an awesome time. For some of the younger attendees, it was their very first Read More…

Photos & Videos

Silk Scarf Painting Day at the North End / West End Neighborhood Service Center [Photos]

Karen Halloran, Community Liaison for Marquis Health Services, recently hosted a silk scarf painting event at the ABCD North End / West End Neighborhood Service Center. The seniors had a great time creating their newest accessory! See photos from the event below. If you’re interested in hosting a silk scarf day with your group, you Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

Poetry of Martin Scorsese’s “Mean Streets”

David Blair’s new book of essays Walk Around discusses Martin Scorsese’s 1973 film Mean Streets as a poetic text and touchstone toward understanding urban geographies and as an introduction to personal art. David will join film series curator Barry Marshall in introducing the movie with a reading from his entertaining work about watching Mean Streets Read More…