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…

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Announcements Government

Legislature Passes Bill to Provide Relief and Improve Access to Unemployment Benefits

From the office of Senator Joseph Boncore: The Massachusetts Legislature passed a bill on Thursday May 21, 2020, that will provide additional Unemployment Insurance (UI) relief to low-income families, non-profit institutions and employers. An Act Providing Additional Support to Those Affected by the Novel Coronavirus Through the Unemployment Insurance System builds on UI legislation already Read More…

Announcements Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Seaport Flags for Memorial Day

American Flags decorate the lawn along the Harborwalk in Boston’s Seaport in observance of Memorial Day. Photo submitted by Jon Campanelli. “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 past neighborhood Read More…

Announcements Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: North End Wisdom

Just a little bit of North End Wisdom! Photo by Pearson O’Meara. “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 past neighborhood photo posts.

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Announcements Government Health & Environment

From the Office of Senator Boncore: Bill to Collect Vital Public Health Data, Establish COVID-19 Diversity Task Force

The Massachusetts State Senate has passed bipartisan legislation to promote equity and transparency as the Commonwealth continues to confront the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill, An Act Addressing COVID-19 Data Collection and Disparities in Treatment, would increase the amount of statewide, publicly available data as it relates to the coronavirus, and establish a task force to Read More…

Announcements Food & Drink Photos & Videos

Ray Bourque Brings Meals to Hanover St. Firehouse

Hockey star Ray Bourque delivers pizzas, pasta, and meatballs from his restaurant, Tresca, to the firefighters at the Hanover Street firehouse in Boston’s North End. Tresca also recently donated food to healthcare workers at Mass General, one of several North End restaurants to donate food to frontline workers fighting COVID-19. Photo submitted by Peter Weber.

Announcements

LISC Small Business Relief Grants; Applications Due Apr. 28

ABCD North End / West End Neighborhood Service Center shares information about the LISC Small Business Relief Grants that supports small businesses and enterprises affected by COVID-19. According to the LISC website, applicants may apply for one business only and must be 18 years of age to apply. Awards will be made to qualified businesses, Read More…

Announcements People

Obituary: Bernard J. Doherty

Bernard Joseph Doherty, former stockbroker, Massachusetts Boxing Commissioner and Irish-American of legendary toughness and charisma, died April 11th, 2020 at the age of 83. He leaves behind his son, Greg Doherty, of Kensington, California; his daughter, Kate Quigley of Marblehead, Mass; five grandchildren; his brothers Tony and John and their families; and a number of Read More…