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…

Featured Government Kids & Families

Coronavirus Pandemic Draws Sharp Attention to Boston’s Childcare Crisis

City Councilors Liz Breadon (District 9), Michelle Wu (At-Large), and Andrea Campbell (District 4) are urging the City to consider ways to support the childcare industry during and after COVID-19 to ensure affordable access to care remains available when workers begin to reenter the workforce as the state reopens. As the coronavirus pandemic continues to Read More…

Government Health & Environment Police & Fire

New City Task Force to Address Illegal Fireworks

The City of Boston has announced a new task force to address the increase of illegal fireworks in Boston’s neighborhoods. While there have always been some illegal fireworks leading up to the Fourth of July, this year has been worse than usual. Fireworks calls to the Boston Police Department were up by a factor of Read More…

Daily Briefs

Weekend Brief: Celebrating What Unites Us, Greenway Carousel Reopens, Labyrinth Walking

What’s Open and Closed in Massachusetts? Still wondering what may be open and what may still be closed as phase 2 of the state’s reopening plan continues? Check out a full business reopening status update on NBC Boston. Today is Friday, June 26 and here’s a joke from local comedy writer Ben Alper: “The Boston Read More…