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Transportation

Discounted Government Center Garage Parking for North End Residents

Complimentary parking for North End residents at the Government Center garage to mitigate the loss of residential street parking due to cafe zones came to an end on December 1. The Government Center Garage is now offering a monthly rate of $250 for North End residents who are either new customers or customers currently on the Read More…

People

Obituary: Marion Louise (Mele) Driscoll of Boston’s North End

Marion Louise (Mele) Driscoll of Boston’s North End, passed away on November 26, 2020. Loving daughter of the late Salvatore and Madeline (DiMattia) Mele. Beloved wife of the late Edward Peter Driscoll, Jr. Loving mother of Maureen Imbergamo and her husband Frank of Medford, Andrea Driscoll of the North End, and the late John Driscoll. Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Male Arrested on Salem St. for Obstructing Police Responding to Call

At about 1:31 PM on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, officers assigned to District A-1 made an onsite arrest in the area of Salem Street and Wiget Street in Boston’s North End, according to BPDNews.com. While enroute to a radio call for a domestic violence incident in the North End, officers driving on Salem Street activated Read More…

Announcements Arts & Culture

New Public Art Brings Light to Government Center Garage Underpass

New public art installation, Float, located at One Congress Street at the Bulfinch Crossing development, brings animal-inspired animated artwork, such as feathers and distinctive patterns, through engaging and slow moving color changes to the once dark underpass. The new digital art experience was created by Pamela Hersch, a Boston-based musician, photographer, and video artist originally from Read More…

Photos & Videos

North End Beautification Committee Brings Christmas Tree to Top of Hanover Street

The North End Christmas tree at the corner of Cross and Hanover Streets has arrived. There is no lighting event this year, but the tree is fully decorated for the season. The tree, along with wreathes and other decor for the Cross St. plaza, is organized by the North End Beautification Committee. The North End Read More…

Featured Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Bocce Courts at Langone Park

Work continues on the renovations to Langone and Puopolo Parks on Commercial Street. Maryann O’Brien shares these photos from Copps Hill Terrace of four bocce courts with two more on the way. Construction began in Summer 2019 on the project to renovate the parks which, in addition to the turf, includes adding open spaces, making the area more Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Stolen Sunglasses & Package Theft

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Larceny11/15/20      6:37pmMale suspect asked to try on a pair of Ray Ban sunglasses inside a Hanover Street optical store. The store clerk further stated the suspect walked out the door wearing the glasses.  Larceny From Read More…

Featured Transportation

N. Washington St. Bridge Update: Demolition 95% Complete; Vibratory Hammer Work Continues 7AM – 3PM

Below is the construction look ahead for the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project as provided by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) for the weeks of November 15 – November 28, 2020. Vibratory Hammer Noise Impacts  A vibratory hammer is being used to install the five cofferdams which will be needed to build the piers of Read More…

Featured Government Health & Environment

Mayor’s Column: Help Your City by Getting Tested for COVID-19

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged us in profound ways, and has impacted nearly every aspect of city life. Although we have made great progress since the spring in controlling the spread of the virus, Boston has been facing an increase in COVID-19 positive rates for the last few weeks. Currently, Read More…