Featured Health & Environment

What’s the 311? Graffiti at Cutillo and Dog Parks, Fireworks, Helicopters, Social Distancing

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. Graffiti at Cutillo and Dog Parks Graffiti in the swing set area of Cutillo Park off of Morton St in North End. Same “tagging” that was Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

COVID-19 Testing Site Opens Outside Nazzaro Center in the North End

North End Waterfront (NEW) Health has opened a COVID-19 testing site in the North End outside the Nazzaro Community Center. The testing site opened Tuesday, June 30. State Representative Aaron Michlewitz joined the NEW Health team at 9 a.m. and was recognized for his efforts in helping to establish the new site. The North End Read More…

Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Containing Coronavirus, Expanding Public Space, N. Washington St. Bridge Meeting

Today is Tuesday, June 30th and according to one model the state of Massachusetts is among only 4 states on track to containing the coronavirus, read more. Here’s what else you need to know for today… 6:30PM Public Meeting: Shift to Temporary N. Washington St. Bridge. The North Washington Street Bridge will be entering a Read More…

Kids & Families Schools

North End Against Drugs and Raymond & Michelina Costa Scholarship Program Award $3,100 to Local Students

North End Against Drugs, through the Raymond and Michelina Costa Scholarship Program, awarded $3,100 in scholarships this year to seventeen deserving students. North End Against Drugs (NEAD) held their first ever virtual scholarship drawing on June 23, 2020. Thanks to the generosity of several businesses and individuals, NEAD was able to award five $500 scholarships to students attending Read More…

Arts & Culture

Neighborhood Drawings: Boston Hardware

This week’s neighborhood drawing depicts Boston Hardware on Fleet Street in the North End. The store specializes in Touraine paint products, as indicated by its street sign, but you can find many other items inside such as tools and household supplies. Drawing by Sandro Carella, North End resident, architect, and co-founder of Crosstown Foundation for Read More…

Event Notices Transportation

Public Meetings Regarding Shift to Temporary N. Washington St. Bridge

The North Washington Street Bridge will be entering a new stage where traffic will be shifting onto the temporary bridge. The traffic shift is currently slated to occur during the weekend of July 17–18, with all traffic shifted to the temporary bridge by July 19th. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and the City of Boston will Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

North End Water And Sewer Works July 2020 Update: Work Continues on Tileston St. & Lewis St., New Projects Begin on Margaret St. & Cleveland Pl.

The July 2020 work plan by Boston Water & Sewer Commission is shown below. In June, water main work was completed on parts of Lewis and Tileston Streets. In July, expect work on Lewis and Tileston Streets to continue, as well as new work to start on Margaret Street and Cleveland Place. See below for Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

Massachusetts One of Four States On Track for Containing COVID-19; Nearly 70% Patients Recovered [COVID-19 Weekly Update]

Massachusetts was named one of four states for being on track with containing COVID-19 alongside New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut. According to COVIDActNow, the Commonwealth has been effective in widespread testing and contact tracing. The state has also experienced a decrease in active cases with an infection rate of about 0.75 and a low Read More…

People

Obituary: Josephine “Fina” Buceta of Boston’s North End

Josephine “Fina” (Lopez) Buceta of Boston’s North End passed away surrounded by family on June 25, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Jose Buceta. Loving mother of Anthony Buceta of the North End and the late Joseph “Joe Cool” Buceta and his surviving wife Dina of the North End. Adored grandmother of Natalie Buceta and the late Read More…

Community Featured

Weekly Top Reads: Outdoor Dining Inspections, Free Parking for Some Residents, North End COVID Testing, Multiple 311 Reports for Fireworks, Unarmed Community Response System, Mask Commentary

This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured businesses, health, parking, government, fireworks, and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. City To Do Random Inspections Of North End’s Outdoor Dining North End restaurants will now be subjected to random inspections after the licensing board received dozens of complaints Read More…