Reminder: No Trash Collection on Thanksgiving Day

Please be advised there will be no trash or recycling collection on Thursday, November 28, 2019 which is Thanksgiving Day. The next trash collection will be on Monday, December 2nd. Plan ahead and see for more information. *Sponsored Post* Contact us at to have your event, business, non-profit or announcement featured in a Sponsored Post.

Police & Fire

Tagger Shown in the Act on Commercial Street

Following up on our “Where’s the 311?” post regarding new grafitti tags in the past week, Adam from DJ Management shares these photos from a video camera outside their Commercial Street property. The photos show a tagger spray painting while holding a skateboard. “He hit a ton of properties on Friday between midnight and 1am,” Read More…

Event Notices

North End Against Drugs & Nazzaro Center Present Family Fun Night at Sturbridge

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) in conjunction with the BCYF Nazzaro Center present a family fun night at Old Sturbridge Village’s Christmas by Candlelight, Saturday December 7, 2019. This trip includes pizza lunch, transportation, and admission to Old Sturbridge Village Christmas by Candlelight. Lunch will start at the Nazzaro Center at 2 p.m. and the Read More…

Event Notices

“Holidays at the Hall” at Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Starting Thanksgiving holiday weekend, Holidays at the Hall will be in full swing at Faneuil Hall Marketplace! There will be concerts, special events, holiday pop-up with Santa, “Deck the Hall Stroll” and the return of the spectacular light and sound show Blink! One of the big highlights is the annual holiday tree lighting, taking place Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Featured Kids & Families Photos & Videos

17th Annual Trellis Lighting Kicks Off Holiday Season

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department celebrated the 17th annual lighting of the park’s signature trellis on Monday night. The annual kick-off to the holiday season brought entertainment by the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC), singer Sharon Zeffiro, singer-songwriter A. P. Black, crooner Gian Faraone, Read More…

Community Featured

What’s the 311: Needle on Sun Court, Battery St. Graffiti, Delivery Truck in the Bus/Bike Lane

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 Needle Found at Sun Court This 311 user reported a needle found on Sun Court Street, near where where students enter and exit the St. John Read More…

Featured Government

Rep. Aaron Michlewitz Highlights Legislative Bills Passed on Education, Vaping and Distracted Driving

State Representative Aaron Michlewitz (D-North End) reviewed his legislative priorities and goals as the House will recess for the holidays. In February 2019, Rep. Michlewitz was named Chair of the Ways and Means Committee, responsible for crafting the Commonwealth’s $43 billion budget. “It’s been a very busy session but we’ve made progress on a number Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

Meet the Makers: Colonial Craft Faire at Paul Revere House Dec. 7 & 8

Did you know that Paul Revere and his fellow Congregationalists likely worked on Christmas Day and saved gift exchanges and parties for New Year’s Day? No matter when or how you celebrate the closing of the year, it is often a time to express our love and appreciation with a thoughtful token. Find the perfect Read More…

Event Notices

ZLC Committee Nov. 26 Agenda: 14 N. Bennet St. Petition to Change Rectory to Residential Units

The November Zoning, Licensing and Construction (ZLC) Committee meeting will be held Tuesday, November 26 at 7 p.m. at the Mariners House, 11 North Square, 2nd floor. The ZLC will hear an appeal to change the legal occupancy of the rectory at 14 N. Bennet St. to eight residential units and to erect a one-story Read More…

Event Notices

Christopher Columbus Park Holiday Trellis Lighting Nov. 25

The 17th annual holiday trellis lighting at Christopher Columbus Park will take place on Monday, November 25 starting a 5 p.m. Join Mayor Walsh, the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park, and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department for this festive celebration! Entertainment will be provided by students and instructors from the North End Music and Read More…