Announcements Food & Drink

Ristorante Villa Francesca Fall Festival Special for North End Residents

Sunday through Thursday in November, North End residents are invited to enjoy a three-course lunch or dinner from Ristorante Villa Francesca for just $30 per person. This week, Dale Waddington of Desperate Housewives and Grey’s Anatomy stopped by Villa Francesca on Richmond Street. Thomas told her about his idea for a special for North End Read More…

Announcements Health & Environment

Fall/Winter Hours & Locations for NEW Health COVID Testing Sites

North End/Waterfront (NEW) Health will continue to offer COVID-19 testing in the North End and Charlestown during the fall and winter months. Locations and hours have been updated: North End siteDirectly behind NEW Health at 332 Hanover St.; entrance on North Bennet St.Tuesday and Thursday8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.*walk up only [no drive up testing]. Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

USS Constitution 223rd Birthday Celebration, 21-Gun Salute Oct. 21

USS Constitution and the USS Constitution Museum will celebrate the 223rd birthday of the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world during a Facebook Live presentation on Wednesday, October 21. The broadcast, beginning at 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time, will highlight pivotal moments in USS Constitution’s history, launch a special Museum project with Boston Public School Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

West End Library Programming Study; Virtual Meeting Oct. 22

The first community meeting for the programming study for the Boston Public Library’s West End Branch will be held October 22, 2020 at 6:30pm, via Zoom. The City of Boston is currently conducting a programming study at the West End Branch to review the existing conditions of the library, as well as its areas of opportunity. The meeting will be hosted by representatives from the City Read More…

Announcements Transportation

Overnight Work on Cross St. Between Fulton St. & North St.

Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will be conducting overnight work to trench across the I-93 northbound off-ramp at exit 23 and across Cross St. between Fulton St. and North St. in Boston. The work is scheduled to take place from Monday, October 5, through Thursday, October 8, during the overnight hours of 9:00 p.m. to Read More…

Announcements Health & Environment

Making Recovery Month Last: A Primer on Combating the Stigma of Addiction

With Recovery Month ending, it is a good opportunity for our community to stay mindful about stigma and its effects on peoples with substance use disorders. According to SAMSHA and Drugfree.org, approximately 23.5 million Americans are addicted to alcohol and drugs. That’s one in every 10 Americans over the age of 12.  Unfortunately, only 11 percent Read More…

Announcements Event Notices Health & Environment Kids & Families

Family to Hold Swabbing Event for Girl Needing Bone Marrow Transplant Match

The D’Amore and DiPrizio families are holding a swabbing event to find a bone marrow transplant match for Giovanna Grace. “Gigi” has been diagnosed with Mendelian Susceptibility which is a rare immune deficiency that causes severe infections. The father, Victor D’Amore, is the nephew of North End resident Natalina Tizzano and Gigi’s mother is Angela Read More…

Announcements Transportation

Overnight Pavement Marking Operations on Atlantic Ave. & Surface Rd.

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will be conducting overnight pavement marking operations at various intersections along Atlantic Ave. from High St. to Fulton St. and on Surface Rd. from Clinton St. to Oliver St. The work is scheduled to take place from Monday, September 28, through Friday, October 2, during the overnight hours of Read More…