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Thursday’s Brief: Mandatory North End Licensing Board Hearing, Informational Meeting on Temporary Heaters for Outdoor Dining, Harbor Garage Virtual Impact Advisory Group Meeting

Today is Thursday, September 17 and here’s what you need to know for today… 11:00AM Emergency Informational Meetings on Temporary Heaters & Outdoor Dining. The City’s Licensing Board, in partnership with an interdepartmental team including, but not limited to, the Boston Fire Department, the Inspectional Services Department, the Boston Transportation Department, the Public Improvement Commission, the Read More…

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Wednesday’s Brief: Wu Will Run for Mayor, Boston Public Market Reopens, Downtown Bike Network To Become Permanent, Boston Common Master Plan Virtual Open House

Today is Wednesday, September 16 and the Boston Public Market is reopening starting today with new rules to follow COVID-19 guidelines and a new outdoor plaza, read more on Boston.com. Here’s what else you need to know for today… 6:00PM Boston Common Master Plan Virtual Open House. The Boston Parks and Recreation Department has announced Read More…

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Tuesday’s Brief: Police Dept. Task Force Suggests New Office, Wharf District Council Meeting, Designing for Equity & Engaging Diverse Communities, Global Warming & Cooling in Early Boston, Boston’s Streets Before 1701

Today is Tuesday, September 15 and the task force that was charged with recommending how Boston can tackle police department reform has suggested the city create the Office of Policing Accountability and Transparency to review and resolve civilian complaints against police, read more on Boston.com. Here’s what else you need to know for today… 5:00PM Read More…

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Monday’s Brief: Neighborhood Council Meeting, More Restaurants Could Close, Three States Removed From Quarantine Exemption, Patriots Win

Today is Monday, September 14 and with outdoor dining season soon coming to an end, Boston could continue to see more restaurant closures as the pandemic continues, read more on The Boston Globe. Here’s what else you need to know for today… 7:00PM NEWNC Meeting. The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will hold its September Read More…

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Weekend Brief: Remembering 9/11, Teachers to be Randomly Tested for COVID-19 Weekly, USS Constitution Sept. 11 Commemoration

Today is Friday, September 11, the nineteenth anniversary of the attacks on the United States, read more about some local events to commemorate the anniversary. Here’s what else you need to know for this weekend… 8:30AM USS Constitution Sept. 11 Commemoration. The crew of USS Constitution is scheduled to commemorate the tragic loss of life Read More…

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Thursday’s Brief: COVID-19 Testing Lab Suspended After 400 False Positive Results, Electoral Recount Process Hearing, NEWRA Meeting

Today is Thursday, September 10 and Coronavirus testing at a Boston lab was suspended after an investigation uncovered nearly 400 false positive COVID-19 results, read more on NBC Boston. Here’s what else you need to know for today… 10:00AM Hearing to discuss Boston’s Electoral Recount Process. The City Council Committee on Civil Rights will hold Read More…

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Wednesday’s Brief: Home Buyers Flock to the Burbs, NEMPAC Welcome Back Days, Celebrate What Unites Us, The Shape of Play, Harbor Garage Redevelopment Meeting, Taste of North End

Today is Wednesday, September 9 and if you’ve been thinking of leaving the city and potentially buying real estate in the suburbs, you’re not the only one. All it took was a global pandemic for millennial home buyers in Boston to start doing the previously unthinkable – now making it a norm for houses in Read More…

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Tuesday’s Brief: Walsh Says Michelle Wu Will Run for Mayor, NEMPAC Welcome Back Days, Civilian Review Board Hearing, Virtual Boston Marathon Underway

Today is Tuesday, September 8 and the virtual Boston Marathon is officially underway with people running all over the world. Some running a bit closer to Boston are still planning to finish their 26.2 mile run at the finish line on Boylston Street, read more on CBS Boston. Here’s what else you need to know Read More…

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Monday’s Brief: One in Five Restaurants Closed, Students Building Violins from Home, Serenity in the North End

Today is Monday, September 7 and almost six months after the initial shutdowns of COVID-19 began in Massachusetts – almost one in five restaurants across the state have permanently closed, read more on the Boston Herald. Here’s what else you need to know for today… Notable News: North Bennet Street students build violins in their Read More…

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Weekend Brief: Sending a Taste of Massachusetts, Boston Falls in Ranks as a Tourist Destination

Today is Friday, September 4 and if you know someone who is missing a taste of home—or more specifically missing a taste of the North End, now you can send them exactly that, read more on the Boston Herald. Here’s what you need to know for this weekend… Notable News: Labor Day weekend travel: Flights Read More…

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Thursday’s Brief: Record Breaking Turnout for Sept. 1 Primary, “Rising Stars Award” Chefs to be Featured in Restaurant Week, Rhythm of the Night

Today is Thursday, September 3 and later this month 22 chefs and food world pros from the Boston area will be featured in a restaurant week to share their mouthwatering dishes after being named “Rising Stars Award” winners by StarChefs, read more from Boston Magazine. Here’s what else you need to know for today… Notable Read More…

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Wednesday’s Brief: Encore Lays off Hundreds of Employees, The Old Neighborhood, 25% of Faneuil Hall Businesses Remain Closed

Today is Wednesday, September 2 and 25% of businesses in Faneuil Hall still remain closed amid the ongoing pandemic—some of which have closed for good, read more on NBC Boston. Here’s what else you need to know for today… Notable News: Encore Boston Harbor is laying off hundreds of employees because of COVID-19 Even after Read More…