Featured Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Hanover St. Restaurant Window Broken, Trespassing, Stolen Package

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Trespassing05/27/20     3:15 p.m.Commercial Street building property manager informed responding police officers that there was an unknown male suspect in the building who was being very disruptive and had no reason to be inside the apartment building. Police officers Read More…

Community

Art Installation at Christopher Columbus Park: “Even if you don’t see it, it is there”

Being responsive to our common needs and interconnectedness during these challenging times, the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park’s Art Curator Robyn Reed recently hung a new art installation at the Park entitled, “even if you don’t see it, it is there.“ Drawing inspiration from graffiti artist DAKU, who incorporates shadows in his work, Robyn chose Read More…

Community Featured Health & Environment

Local Cases Continue Decline; Massachusetts Enters Phase II [COVID-19 Weekly Update]

There were five new coronavirus cases reported this week in the Downtown, North End, Beacon Hill, and Back Bay neighborhoods reported by the Boston Public Health Commission’s weekly report through June 4th. That represents about a 75% decrease in new cases from the prior week where there were twenty new cases. The total number of Read More…

Community Featured

Weekly Top Reads: Protests Call for Justice; Graduation Parade, Looters Arrested; Real Estate Sales, New Neighborhood Council Members, Pop-Up COVID Testing Site

This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured protests, police reports, local celebrations, real estate, community groups, healthcare, and more. Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. Mostly Peaceful Weekend Protests Turn Ugly Sunday Night Thousands of protestors marched in mostly peaceful protests last weekend joining in the nationwide calls Read More…

Daily Briefs

Weekend Brief: Some Restaurant Patios May Reopen Monday, Celebrating What Unites Us, Open Mic Night, Future of Attending a Sporting Event

Today is Friday, June 5 and tomorrow Gov. Baker announces if phase two of the state’s reopening plan will move forward, which would mean several restaurants that are already set up for patio seating like Mare and Trattoria ll Panino in the North End could open as early as Monday, read more on Eater Boston. Read More…

Commentaries

Commentary on Not Having a Traditional High School Graduation Ceremony

COVID-19 canceled celebrations, graduation speeches, prom, and other events for the class of 2020. When they will attend their 25th high school reunion in 2045, what will these students remember of their senior year?  For most high school seniors, the first week of June usually means walking at graduation and completing the traditional rites of passage Read More…

Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: No Shows to Office Reopening, Protests Mostly Peaceful Continue, Boston Harbor for All, Cannabis Regulation,Virtual Movie Club

Today is Thursday, June 4. Protests have been mostly peaceful the last two nights, read more on WHDH.com. Here’s what else you need to know for today… 8:45AM Boston Harbor for All: Waterfront Parks & Public Spaces. Join Boston Harbor Now along with public, private, and nonprofit partners for our second biennial symposium on how Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Potential Looters Arrested on Commercial St. Alley

At about 9:19 PM on Monday, June 1, Boston Police officers made two arrests of potential looters, according to BPDNews.com, resulting in the recovery of multiple bricks and burglarious tools in the area of 160 State Street Downtown. While on patrol in the area of Merchants Row in Faneuil Hall, officers observed two males in Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

Community Rallies Behind NEW Health’s Food Insecurity Program

North End Waterfront (NEW) Health donated another round of grocery store gift certificates to the Eliot and Harvard-Kent schools in May 2020. The money for these donations was generated through NEW Health’s food insecurity program, Over the Bridge. Among other funds raised, NEW Health received an $800 donation from North End Athletic Association (NEAA) for Read More…