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Tuesday’s Brief: Free Saturday Parking, North End by Map, Outdoor Dining Ends Today, Winter Hat/Glove Collection

Today is Tuesday, December 1 and metered parking spots throughout downtown Boston will be free 2-hour parking on Saturdays through the end of the year to help support businesses that were hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, read more on MassLive.com. Here’s what else you need to know for today… 7:00PM North End by Map. Read More…

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Tuesday’s Brief: Everything You Need to Know About Out of State Travel Restrictions, Glimpse at New Waterfront Park, Thanksgiving 2020

Today is Tuesday, November 24 and if you’re planning on traveling out of state this week there may be some restrictions to make yourself aware of before hopping in the car or getting on a plane. Read more on Boston.com for the best way to share Thanksgiving dinner this year. Here’s what else you need Read More…

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Wednesday’s Brief: Recycling Dropboxes, Celebrating What Unites Us, Book Discussion

Todays is Wednesday, November 18 and if you have been looking for a place to drop used clothes and shoes, Boston Public Works, in partnership with Helpsy, have placed new dropboxes around the city. The closest locations to the North End and Downtown are in Eastie and South Boston. See the exact locations here. Here’s Read More…

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Monday’s Brief: Seaport Transforms into Winter Wonderland, Frog Pond Not Opening for Ice Skating This Year, North End in the Fall

Today is Monday, November 16 and the Seaport is transforming into a winter wonderland this holiday season. From huge pine trees to sparkling lights, the festive display has been dubbed “Snowport” for the upcoming winter months, read more on The Boston Globe. Here’s what else you need to know for today… Notable News: Frog Pond Read More…

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Weekend Brief: MA Coronavirus Deaths Surpass 10,000, City Officials Threaten to Remove Faneuil Hall Landlord, Rooftop Views

Today is Friday, November 13 and the Coronavirus deaths in Massachusetts have now surpassed 10,000 as the surge continues throughout the country, read more on Boston.com. Here’s what else you need to know for today… Notable News: Boston officials threaten to remove Faneuil Hall landlord over missed payments Boston City officials issued a notice of Read More…

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Wednesday’s Brief: Veteran’s Day Ceremony, Restaurant Strong Winterization Grants Now Available, Old North Speaker Series

Today is Wednesday, November 11 – Veteran’s Day. In November 1919, President Wilson proclaimed November 11 as the first commemoration of Armistice Day with the following words: “To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with Read More…

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Monday’s Brief: Hotel Proposed for James Hook & Co. Lobster Site, Neighborhood Council Meeting, Racism Public Health Crisis Hearing, COVID-19 Restrictions in Effect

Today is Monday, November 9 and the new COVID-19 restrictions are now in effect. Previous 24-hr businesses like Encore Boston Harbor have adjusted their hours of operation from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. While safety remains a top priority, Encore Boston Harbor President Brian Gullbrants said the change is a major blow to not Read More…

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Weekend Brief: New COVID-19 Rules in Effect, Parties & Gatherings Hearing, NEMPAC Family Open Mic Night, Pandemic Brings Communities Closer to Their Roots

Today is Friday, November 6 and 125 years ago today, a colorful Irishman from Boston’s North End, nicknamed “Honey Fitz” for his charming and loquacious ways, was elected to the U.S. Congress. Ten years later, John Francis Fitzgerald returned to Boston and ran for mayor. His victory rattled the Yankee establishment. He worked on behalf Read More…

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Wednesday’s Brief: Election Results Pending, New COVID-19 Restrictions, Virtual Film Discussion

Today is Wednesday, November 4th and the race for President of the United States is still very much active and ongoing as key states continue to count ballots and report results. Here in the Commonwealth, Democrat Ed Markey was re-elected to US Senate over Republican Kevin O’Connor. Question 1, the “Right to Repair” ballot question, Read More…

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Monday’s Brief: Vote!, Businesses Board Up Ahead of Election Day, North End Under Moonlight

Today is Monday, November 2 and tomorrow is election day! The polls will be open from 7:00AM to 8:00PM. Here’s a look at who’s on the ballots for North End / Waterfront residents. Enter your address here to see your sample ballot and read more about election day here. Here’s what else you need to know for today… Read More…

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Weekend Brief: Halloween Weekend Happenings, 2021 Boston Marathon Postponed

Today is Friday, October 30 and while Halloween weekend is looking very different from years past, Boston.com has pulled together 10 things to do this weekend to enjoy a safe and festive Halloweekend; read more on Boston.com. Here’s what else you need to know for this weekend… Notable News: Next year’s Boston Marathon will be Read More…