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City Considers Expanding Sidewalks; Opening Lanes to Pedestrians and Cyclists to Maintain Social Distancing

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh discussed creative ideas to maintain social distancing in public spaces as the City looks toward reopening plans during a media briefing on May 11, 2020. The City has been looking for ways to expand space for pedestrians, small business customers, cyclists, and bus commuters. Starting at 7:25 in the video, Mayor Read More…

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Weekly Top Reads: Feasts Canceled, Northern Ave. Bridge Design, Romano to be Neighborhood Liaison, Relief for Restaurants, Protest Against COVID-19 Shutdown, F-15 Flyover Video

This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured local events, people, development, transportation, businesses, and more. Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. Summer 2020 North End Italian Feasts & Processions Canceled For COVID-19 Concerns With no large public gatherings in the City of Boston being permitted this summer, city Read More…

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Weekly Top Reads: Safer Streets, North End Girl Scouts, Local Food Donations, Police Blotter, Shout Out to Nazzaro Center, NEMPAC Open Mic Video

This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured transportation, local groups, restaurants, police reports, music, and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. Reduced Traffic During Pandemic Prompts Discussion On Creating Safer Streets In Boston While Boston’s streets have significantly emptied during the current public health crisis, City Councilors Read More…

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Reader Poll: Should Masks Be Mandatory in Boston?

Starting Wednesday, April 29, face masks will be mandatory in the cities of Cambridge and Somerville; anyone in a public space without a face covering could receive a $300 fine. The order, an attempt to the slow the spread of COVID-19, applies to anyone over the age of two and includes individuals in restaurant/store pick-up Read More…

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Weekly Top Reads: COVID-19 Cases Surging, Grocery Difficulties, Medical Resources, Pizza Donations, Evictions Halted, and Eliot Strong Video

This week’s top posts on NorthEndWatefront.com were driven by COVID-19 and included statistics, food, healthcare, housing, schools, and some local acts of community support. Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. Boston COVID-19 Cases Surging Last week’s report from the Boston Public Health Commission showed a 67% increase in Read More…

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Gov. Baker Closes Schools for Reminder of Academic Year; Daycares Closed Through June 29

Governor Charlie Baker announced on Tuesday, April 21, that Massachusetts schools would remain closed for the rest of the academic year. State daycare centers will be closed until June 29. The announcement extends Gov. Baker’s earlier closure of schools due to COVID-19. Baker emphasized that Massachusetts is still in the midst of the coronavirus surge Read More…

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Reader Poll: Should Hanover Street Trade Car Traffic for More Dining Space?

How will restaurants and other businesses return to normal (whatever the new normal may look like) once the COVID-19 pandemic comes to an end? A recent article in the Boston Globe highlights different ideas by local tourism, restaurant, and hotel leaders to bounce back once the public health crisis subsides. One idea supported by the Read More…

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Weekly Top Reads: Police Blotter, Rent Relief Options, Dog Parks Closed, Feast Societies Fundraiser, Marathon Daffodils, An Oasis in the City

This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured crime, housing, food insecurity, community efforts, and parks. Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. Police Blotter: Stolen Wallet And Vandalized Motor Vehicles Every week Boston Police District A-1 shares recent incidents reported in the North End/Waterfront area. In early April, a series Read More…