Community People

Distributions Make Holidays at the ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center Merry and Bright

Buone Feste! December was a time filled with holiday distributions for the seniors and families that the ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) serves. Although sadly due to COVID-19 there was no December holiday party, staff strove to create feelings of joy and delight in some surprises during this unprecedented year. Thanks to Read More…

Announcements Community

Supermarket 2021 Shuttle Schedule & Food Pantry Hours

Here are the updated supermarket shuttle schedules for Star Market and Stop & Shop for 2021. If you have any questions regarding the bus schedule, call 617-523-8125. ABCD Neighborhood Service Centers’ food pantries are open during the COVID-19 pandemic. The North End/West End Center food pantry is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Read More…

Community Featured Meetings

Edwards, Boncore, Wu and Walsh Discuss Development, Police Reform, MBTA Service Cuts, COVID-19, & Outdoor Dining

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) and North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) hosted a virtual joint meeting to hear updates from local elected officials on Wednesday evening. City Councilor Lydia Edwards (District 1) provided updates regarding recent City Council resolutions. Councilor Edwards started her talking points off with an announcement that the City Council recently Read More…

Community Featured

Snow Angel Program Returns for 2020-2021

The “Snow Angels” program, an initiative started by District 1 City Councilor Lydia Edwards in 2018, will continue to connect elderly and disabled residents unable to shovel in front of their homes to on-call, neighborhood volunteers ready to help. “The Snow Angels program is about neighbors helping neighbors and coming together as a community,” said Read More…

Community Featured

North End Christmas Fund to Provide Help to Families & Seniors; Donate Now

North End Christmas Fund needs your support! For over 40 years the North End Christmas Fund has been providing help to families and seniors at Christmas time. The program was started by Uncle Fred Carangelo, working with the various social service agencies in the neighborhood to help those who may have lost their job, had Read More…

Community Kids & Families

Steriti Rink Public Skating Starts Dec. 5

Public Skating at the Department of Conservation & Recreation (DCR) rinks, including the North End’s Steriti Rink located at 561 Commercial Street, begins Saturday, December 5, 2020. Steriti Rink hours are as follows: Sunday: 3pm – 6:50pm Monday, Tuesday & Thursday: 12pm – 2:20pm Wednesday: public stick time 10am – 11:50am; public skating 12pm – 2:50pm; Friday: 12pm Read More…


Nazzaro Center Turkey Giveaway [Photos]

The BCYF Nazzaro Center, along with Representative Aaron Michlewitz and Senator Joe Boncore, held a turkey giveaway for seniors on Monday, November 23rd.  Nazzaro Center Administrative Coordinator Steven Siciliano extended a huge thank you to all who participated, especially to Rep. Michlewitz’s office for donating the turkeys. Photos courtesy of the Nazzaro Center.

Community Featured

Thanksgiving Turkeys and Meals Bring Cheer to the ABCD North End/West End NSC

Thanksgiving looks different for everyone in 2020, and the ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) is no exception! The center missed having its annual turkey feast with all the trimmings, including visits from elected officials wanting to visit with and give gifts to their constituents. However, it still strove to provide a Read More…