Early Voting in Boston Now Through November 2

Vote Early Boston, a citywide effort to allow early voting for the upcoming 2018 state election, is taking place October 22 through November 2. Boston’s main...

Wharf District Council Discusses Coastal Resilience

The Wharf District Council met to discuss the coastal resilience study as it applies to Downtown Boston and the North End. Two years ago, the Boston...

Life on the Corner: Election Day

When the Southern Italians first arrived in America, their first ports of entry were the big eastern cities – Boston, New York, Philadelphia and...

City Reaches Goal of Park Access for All Boston Residents Within a Ten Minute...

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and The Trust for Public Land announced at Christopher Columbus Park in the North End on Friday, October 19, that...

The Scooters Are Coming! Boston City Council to Pilot New Transportation Option

Scooters have been popping up everywhere in Boston and city officials have decided to start a pilot program that could launch next spring embracing...

City Council Hearing on Proximity of Alcohol and Cannabis Businesses to Recovery Facilities

City Councilor Lydia Edwards is calling a hearing to assess Boston's regulations of bars, liquor stores and cannabis establishments near substance abuse treatment facilities. The...

Residents Association Elects New Slate of Officers for 2018-2019 Term

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) elected a new slate of officers for the 2018-2019 term at its annual meeting on Thursday, October 11th. Outgoing NEWRA...

Mayor’s Column: How We’re Creating More Affordable Housing

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh Boston is going through a period of historic growth--- the kind our city hasn’t seen in decades. More people are...

District One City Councilor Edwards Runs B.A.A. Half Marathon for Cancer Research

City Councilor Lydia Edwards ran the Boston Athletic Association Half Marathon this past weekend to raise funds for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Lydia Edwards is the...

From the Councilor: Construction Project Job Opportunities, Unpaid Property Taxes Forgiveness, East Boston Master...

October Newsletter from Lydia Edwards, City Councilor for District One (North End, Charlestown and East Boston): This week, two important mobilizations came right to our...

Workshop Encourages Residents to Advocate for Chapter 91 Waterfront Rights

The Conservation Law Foundation held a forum on September 20th about the role of Chapter 91 in protecting Boston’s waterfront, sponsored by the local...

From the Councilor: Chain Store Zoning Legislation, Luxury Housing Concerns, Planning for East Boston

September Newsletter from City Councilor Lydia Edwards: The diversity of our neighborhoods is a blessing - as we wrap summer and turn into fall, I've been...