Community Event Notices

Greenway Programming Update

The Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy issued the following reminder of its seasonal and ongoing programming activities on the parks. Boston Public Farmers Market In addition to fresh produce, farmers sell eggs, cheeses, meats, breads, baked goods and other wholesome products grown or made in Massachusetts. When: Tuesdays and Thursdays through October 27th, 11:30 am-6:30 Read More…


Nominations Open For NEAD Community Service Awards

It is time again for North End Against Drugs Annual Community Service Awards. Everyone knows someone who volunteers, donates or otherwise helps out in the North End to make it a better place for everyone to live, play and work.  Take a few minutes to nominate the special person, business or group.  The deadline is Read More…


North End Jewelry Store Promotes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Filthy Rich Jewelry Store at 402 Hanover Street is promoting Breast Cancer Awareness Month by donating 25% of selected earrings proceeds to the Susan G. Komen Foundation for a Cure.

“With a large array of jewelry pieces fashioned after a wealth of different celebrities from Jackie Kennedy to Marilyn Monroe, Filthy Rich of Boston has chosen to feature Christina Applegate for this very special cause as the star is a well-known breast cancer survivor and awareness activist.”

More information on the charity can be found at and the promtion at The press release is shown below.

Community Health & Environment

North End Greenway Gardens – Call For Volunteers

Volunteer Call!   Come Help Care for the North End Greenway Gardens! The Horticulture staff is seeking a group of five or so volunteers to assist with gardening tasks in the North End Parks on Friday, October 16th.  Tasks will include deadheading (cutting back spent flower heads and finished plants), weeding.  Meeting location will be the Read More…

Community Event Notices

Greenway Conservancy Comes to the Neighborhood

Neighborhood residents had plenty of questions for the Greenway Conservancy in its first comprehensive update to the neighborhood since taking over control of the parks. Representing the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Conservancy was Executive Director, Nancy Brennan. The North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) provided the forum during its October 8th meeting as well as a list Read More…

Community Event Notices Government

Neighborhood Reps Choke at Bocce Game

The Herald is reporting that the home town bocce crew was beat by a group of outsiders today, in a benefit game for the Columbus Day Committee. State Representatives Aaron Michlewitz, Carlo Basile, State Senator Anthony Petrucelli and City Councilor Sal LaMattina lost to Representatives Marty Walz, Kathi Anne Reinstein, Thomas Golden and Katherine Clark. Read More…


NEWRA’s Annual Meeting is Thursday, October 8th

The North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) will have their Annual Meeting at 7pm this Thursday, October 8th at the Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. The agenda includes 2 licenses and a Greenway update. Plus, there will be officer elections and refreshements after the meeting. *Annual Meeting Agenda* Date: Thursday, October 8, 2009 Time: 7:00 Read More…