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Arts & Culture Event Notices

Celebration of the Transitus of Saint Anthony of Padua & Feast Day Mass June 12 – 13

The Parish of St. Leonard’s will commemorate the last moments of St. Anthony’s life on Friday, June 12 at 8 p.m. A Mass will take place on Saint Anthony of Padua’s traditional feast day, Saturday, June 13, at 5 p.m. Due to COVID-19 restrictions set forth by the City & Archdiocese of Boston, St. Leonard’s Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Hanover St. Restaurant Window Broken, Trespassing, Stolen Package

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Trespassing05/27/20     3:15 p.m.Commercial Street building property manager informed responding police officers that there was an unknown male suspect in the building who was being very disruptive and had no reason to be inside the apartment building. Police officers Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Rainbow Over Boston Harbor

“This muted rainbow expresses a glimmer of hope,” says Dr. Joseph Mendola who shared this photo looking out toward East Boston and Logan Airport following a brief period of rain Sunday afternoon. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Send in your photos via email to info@northendwaterfront.com or tag @northend.waterfront on Instagram. Please include a caption or story telling Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Potential Looters Arrested on Commercial St. Alley

At about 9:19 PM on Monday, June 1, Boston Police officers made two arrests of potential looters, according to BPDNews.com, resulting in the recovery of multiple bricks and burglarious tools in the area of 160 State Street Downtown. While on patrol in the area of Merchants Row in Faneuil Hall, officers observed two males in Read More…

Announcements Government

Councilor Edwards Announces Hire of Jesse Purvis as Director of Policy

Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards, representing District One (North End, East Boston, and Charlestown), has announced the hire of Jesse Purvis as the new Director of Policy in her office. Purvis joins the office after graduating from UMass Law where he served as a Public Interest Law Fellow and founder of the school’s local chapter Read More…

People

Obituary: Charles B. Morris of Medford and formerly of Boston’s North End

Charles B. “Chippy” Morris of Medford and formerly of Boston’s North End passed peacefully on May 30th surrounded by his family. He was the son of the late Charles W. and Amelia (DeCristoforo). Beloved husband of 37 years to Concetta “Connie” (De Rienzo) and the loving father of Gina and her husband Michael Leary of Burlington, Charles Read More…

Transportation

N. Washington St. Bridge Project Update: Temporary Bridge Fender System Work 6AM – 1AM; Lane Reductions Continue

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 week of May 31 – June 13, 2020. Travel Impacts N. Washington St. Inbound: Off-peak daytime lane reductions across the bridge and additional lane reductions at Keany Square will continue. One lane across Read More…

Featured Government

Councilor Essaibi-George Makes Masks for COVID-19 Frontline Workers and Local Residents

City Councilor At-Large Annissa Essaibi-George set up a mask-making operation out of her business Stitch House, a local yarn and crafting store in Dorchester, at the beginning of the City’s lockdown due to COVID-19. Word about the masks spread, and one of the sewing teachers at StitchHouse organized a grassroots mask-making effort—Boston Area Mask Initiative. Read More…

Health & Environment

Boston Parks Rank #9 in the U.S. for Access, Size, and Amenities

Boston came in ninth in a national ranking of city parks based on citizens’ access to parks and park amenities. The annual ParkScore list, compiled by The Trust for Public Land, uses mapping technology and demographic data to determine how well the largest cities in the United States are meeting the need for parks. Boston Read More…