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Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Rain on the Prado

A pedestrian walks down Hanover Street past an empty Paul Revere Mall, possibly carrying take out from a local restaurant. Many neighborhood eateries are still offering take out and delivery during the COVID-19 emergency. See a list of open businesses and what services they are offering here. Photo by Lisa Armstrong. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular Read More…

Featured Schools

North Bennet St. School to Remain Closed for In-Person Work/Teaching This Semester

The North Bennet Street School (NBSS) has announced the school will not reopen for in-person work or teaching this semester due to COVID-19. NBSS closed its building on North Street on March 11, just before Mayor Walsh closed all Boston Public Schools, as the spread of coronavirus began to escalate. Since then, NBSS has moved Read More…

Featured Government Health & Environment

Voluntary 9PM–6AM Curfew, Face Covers Encouraged for All, Recreational Sports Areas Closed

Effective Monday, April 6, new, tighter restrictions will be put in place in the City of Boston to reduce the impact and spread of the coronavirus. Announced by Mayor Marty Walsh on Sunday, April 5, every individual is now encouraged to cover their mouth and nose when out in public. This includes when on essential Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Flowers Sprouting

April showers are hopefully bringing some May flowers! Frankie Boyer spotted some flowers already blooming at the Armenian Heritage Park along the Greenway. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Send in your photos using our Submit a Post form, via email to info@northendwaterfront.com or tag @northend.waterfront on Instagram. Please include a caption or story telling us about your photo. See Read More…

Announcements Business

Crowdfunding Campaign to Help Boston Main Streets Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19

In an effort to support the storefront small businesses across Boston’s 20 Main Street districts, the Boston Main Streets Foundation (BMSF) has established a $100,000 COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund and is seeking the public’s help to double this amount through online crowdfunding donations. The Boston Main Streets Foundation COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund will distribute $1,000 Read More…

Featured Government Health & Environment

Extended Closing to May 4th for Non-Essential Businesses; Stay-at-Home Advisory Remains in Effect

State officials extended the emergency order closing of non-essential businesses through May 4th and announced several updates related to the COVID-19 outbreak. In addition, the Department of Public Health’s Stay-At-Home Advisory remains in effect. Hotels, motels, and short-term rentals may now only be used for efforts related to fighting COVID-19, like front line health workers Read More…

Government

Councilor Edwards Proposes Using Community Preservation Act Funds for Emergency Rental Relief

District One City Councilor Lydia Edwards, who is also the Chair of the Boston City Council Committee on Housing and Community Development, is proposing a reallocation of $2 million of Community Preservation Act revenue to an emergency rental voucher program to provide relief for residents economically impacted by COVID-19. The Community Preservation Act (CPA) typically provides Read More…