Business Featured People

Pagliuca’s Restaurant Receives Good Neighbor Award

After a few month hiatus due to COVID-19, NEWRA is back to recognizing local people and businesses with the Good Neighbor Award. Recognition Chair Janet Gilardi said, “I have to commend all the businesses and property owners for continuing to keep our North End clean! There are so many wonderful and conscientious people here and they Read More…

Commentaries Featured Health & Environment

Life on the Corner: The Boston Floating Hospital

I read recently that Tufts Medical Center is renaming the Boston Floating Hospital and it will now be known as the Tufts Children’s Hospital. Although I think this is sad, I suppose they have to compete with Children’s, MGH/Brigham, and Boston Medical Center, and a name change might better reflect the hospital’s present location. To Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

North End Water & Sewer Works Oct. 2020 Update: New Hydrants for Fulton St.; Work Continues on Battery St., Cleveland Pl., & Commercial Wharf N.

The October 2020 work plan by Boston Water & Sewer Commission is shown below. In September, sewer pipes were replaced on Margaret St. and Battery St., and sewer lines were lined on Commercial Wharf N., and Cleveland Pl. In October, residents can expect to see work continue on Battery St., Cleveland Pl., and Commercial Wharf N., as Read More…

Featured Government

Register to Vote by Oct. 24; Early Voting & Ballot Dropbox Locations

Twenty-one early voting locations and 17 ballot dropboxes are just some of the ways Boston residents can cast their votes leading up to the November 3, 2020 election. This election will include races for Senator in Congress, Representative in Congress, Governor’s Councilors, Senator in General Court, Representative in General Court, Register of Probate, and Office Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

Two Charged in Connection to Holyoke Soldiers’ Home COVID-19 Outbreak; Brigham & Women’s Sees Cluster Among Staff and Patients [COVID-19 Weekly Update]

There were fourteen new COVID-19 cases this week in the Downtown, North End, Beacon Hill, and Back Bay neighborhoods, according to the Boston Public Health Commission’s weekly report through September 24th. Visits to the Emergency Department for COVID-19-like-illness decreased from 2.6% to 2.1%. The City of Boston reported 16,924 total cases with 410 new cases this week Read More…

Community Featured

Weekly Top Reads: Winding Down NorthEndWaterfront.com, Outdoor Dining Heaters, New Vicar for Old North, NEMPAC Renovations, Elected Officials Talk Budgets & Development, RUFF Board of Directors

This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured restaurants, arts, religion, government, local groups, and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. Editor’s Note: Winding Down Our Community News Project After nearly 12 years, NorthEndWaterfront.com will be winding down over the next few months and cease publishing in January 2021. This announcement Read More…

Business Community Featured

Editor’s Note: Winding Down our Community News Project

After nearly 12 years, NorthEndWaterfront.com will be winding down over the next few months and cease publishing in January 2021.  This announcement comes with great respect and much gratitude to our strong and supportive readership. Simply put, the site has over-stretched our technical and spare-time limits as an ad-hoc operation. Year after year, I wondered Read More…

Community Featured Government Meetings

Elected Officials Discuss FY21 Budget; Restaurant Relief; Developments Impacting North End & Waterfront

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 Tuesday evening. Follow along with the video or find points of interest summarized below. Senator Joe Boncore provided updates regarding restaurant relief, transportation, police reform legislature, and the Commonwealth’s budget. Read More…

Community Featured People

RUFF Dog Group Welcomes New Board Members

The RUFF North End Dog Group has announced four new members will join their Board: Cristhel Lopez, ChairpersonMadeline Ugarte, MarketingAlyssa Nations, Membership (also a writer for NorthEndWaterfront.com!)Harrison Lebov, Esq., RUFF Legal RUFF’s Board of Directors is a group of volunteers who work with the city, state, and community members to maintain the two dedicated parks Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured

NEMPAC Unveils Renovations to Prado Building & Hull St. Space to Foster Sense of Home for Artists

Where is home for you? The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) calls the city of Boston home. While our geographical footprint throughout the state’s capital has certainly grown through the years, the heart of our home has always been the Prado Building. Owned by the George Robert White Foundation, this 1940s bathhouse is Read More…

Event Notices Featured Meetings

Residents’ Association & Neighborhood Council Meeting with Mayor Walsh & Elected Officials Sept. 22

The North End/ Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) and the North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will hold a meeting with elected officials on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 7pm via Zoom. Mayor Marty Walsh, Senator Joe Boncore, Councilor Lydia Edwards, Councilor Annissa Essaibi-George, Councilor Ed Flynn, and Representative Aaron Michlewitz will provide updates on important Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Attempted Scooter Theft; Stolen Bicycle

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Investigate Property09/09/20    11:00 p.m.Witness observed four male suspects attempting to steal a Honda scooter from in front of a Prince Street building. The suspects were in the process of  cutting the chain lock from a street Read More…