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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…

Featured Police & Fire

Male Arrested on Salem St. for Obstructing Police Responding to Call

At about 1:31 PM on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, officers assigned to District A-1 made an onsite arrest in the area of Salem Street and Wiget Street in Boston’s North End, according to BPDNews.com. While enroute to a radio call for a domestic violence incident in the North End, officers driving on Salem Street activated Read More…

Featured Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Bocce Courts at Langone Park

Work continues on the renovations to Langone and Puopolo Parks on Commercial Street. Maryann O’Brien shares these photos from Copps Hill Terrace of four bocce courts with two more on the way. Construction began in Summer 2019 on the project to renovate the parks which, in addition to the turf, includes adding open spaces, making the area more Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured Photos & Videos

Blue Trellis Lights Shine Once Again

Despite the ongoing pandemic, the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department continued the tradition of annual lighting of the park’s signature trellis on Monday night. Park goers will also get to listen to a holiday soundtrack as they walk under the trellis. This year represents the 18th year Read More…

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…

Community Featured Meetings

Wharf District Council Meeting Reports: Cannabis Dispensary at 150 State St., Climate Ready Boston, State St. Renovation Project

The Wharf District Council (WDC) held its November meeting on Tuesday, November 17 via Zoom. A number of notable reports and community updates were included as part of a full agenda. Verdant Cannabis Dispensary at 150 State Street Former Boston City Councilor Tito Jackson, Founder and CEO of Verdant Medical Inc, gave a detailed presentation Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Stolen Sunglasses & Package Theft

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Larceny11/15/20      6:37pmMale suspect asked to try on a pair of Ray Ban sunglasses inside a Hanover Street optical store. The store clerk further stated the suspect walked out the door wearing the glasses.  Larceny From Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Wharf District Council Police Update: Vandalism, Larcenies, Loud Motorcycles

Boston Police Department (BPD) Sergeant Steven Moy provided a police report at the November Wharf District Council (WDC) meeting. Before reviewing the most recent criminal incidents, Sergeant Moy along with BPD Captain Robert Ciccolo spoke to continued concerns regarding the homeless population in and around the Wharf District. With cold weather posing considerable risk for Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured

Photo Gallery: VFW North End Post 144 Veteran’s Day Ceremony

The North End Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 144 held their annual ceremonies to honor and remember the U.S. military veterans of the North End. Prayers, wreath laying, and remembrances took place on the Paul Revere Mall (Prado). Following the ceremonies, the veterans attended mass at St. Leonard Church with Fr. Michael Della Penna. Read More…

Featured Transportation

N. Washington St. Bridge Update: Demolition 95% Complete; Vibratory Hammer Work Continues 7AM – 3PM

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 weeks of November 15 – November 28, 2020. Vibratory Hammer Noise Impacts  A vibratory hammer is being used to install the five cofferdams which will be needed to build the piers of Read More…

Business Featured Food & Drink

Boston Public Market Encourages Shopping Local for Thanksgiving

*Sponsored Post* The Boston Public Market is encouraging everyone to support their local business vendors by shopping at the BPM for your Thanksgiving meal. Read more and see the Market’s Thanksgiving shopping hours in the flyer below. The Boston Public Market, located at 100 Hanover Street, is an indoor, year-round marketplace featuring 30 New England Read More…