Community Featured Health & Environment

What’s the 311? Illegal Dumping on Endicott St., Property Protection Concerns

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. Illegal Dumping on Endicott Street This 311 user says, “Illegal dumping. Somebody is dumping home appliances and remodeling debris in front of our property at 219, Read More…

Announcements Government

Councilor Edwards Announces Hire of Jesse Purvis as Director of Policy

Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards, representing District One (North End, East Boston, and Charlestown), has announced the hire of Jesse Purvis as the new Director of Policy in her office. Purvis joins the office after graduating from UMass Law where he served as a Public Interest Law Fellow and founder of the school’s local chapter Read More…

Event Notices Meetings

Neighborhood Council June 8 Agenda: New England Aquarium, North End Music & Performing Arts Center, 272 Hanover St. Dolce Inc.

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will hold their June meeting virtually on Monday, June 8, 2020 beginning at 7PM. The agenda, as well as Zoom login information, may be found below. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82849039569?pwd=WUdveCtWYjgvdUV1aDMydzYvZHd5Zz09Meeting ID: 828 4903 9569Password: 562527 One tap mobile:+13017158592,,82849039569# US (Germantown) +13126266799,,82849039569# US (Chicago) Dial by your location:+1 301 715 Read More…

People

Obituary: Charles B. Morris of Medford and formerly of Boston’s North End

Charles B. “Chippy” Morris of Medford and formerly of Boston’s North End passed peacefully on May 30th surrounded by his family. He was the son of the late Charles W. and Amelia (DeCristoforo). Beloved husband of 37 years to Concetta “Connie” (De Rienzo) and the loving father of Gina and her husband Michael Leary of Burlington, Charles Read More…

Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Table Mercato Coming Soon, Owners Survey Damage

Today is Tuesday, June 2 and Massachusetts politicians took to Twitter yesterday in response to Sunday’s protests in Boston and the violence that followed—including State Representative Aaron Michlewitz (North End, Downtown, South End) who commented on the peaceful protests and condemned those who vandalized and looted businesses. Here’s what else you need to know for Read More…

Community Featured Government People

Meet the 2020 – 2021 Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) Officers

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) recently announced six new members, each who will serve a two-year term as part of the volunteer community organization. Learn more about the newly appointed/re-appointed members below (*incumbent). These introductions will also be part of the June NEWNC meeting, to be held virtually on June 8, 2020. 1. Kevin Drew: Read More…

Kids & Families Schools

North End Against Drugs 2020-2021 Raymond & Michelina Costa Scholarship Program Application Deadline June 8

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) has announced their annual Michelina & Raymond Costa Scholarship / Educational Fund. Applications for the 2020-2021 scholarship are due June 8th. 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 Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Mostly Peaceful Weekend Protests Turn Ugly Sunday Night

Thousands of protestors marched in mostly peaceful protests over the weekend joining in the nationwide calls for justice after the death of George Floyd. Shortly after 9pm on Sunday night, protesters and police began to clash in the Downtown Crossing, and then continuing toward the Boston Common, Chinatown and Back Bay areas. Chaos reigned on Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Protests End in Violence, Boston Offices Set to Reopen Today, Book Discussion “The Dutch House”

Today is Monday, June 1, and last night Boston protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd began peacefully, but ended in violence and arrests. Read more on The Boston Globe. Here’s what else you need to know for today… 6:45PM: Boston Public Library Book Discussion: The Dutch House Ages 18+. Join this virtual discussion Read More…

Community Featured Kids & Families Photos & Videos Schools

Rolling Parade for Class of 2020 North End Graduates [Photo Gallery]

A rolling Class of 2020 Graduation Parade was held on Saturday morning to recognize Boston North End seniors who have missed their formal ceremonies this year. Organized by State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, dozens of vehicles made their way through the streets stopping at the homes of over 20 graduates. Seniors received commendations from the Massachusetts Read More…