Love Your Block Mini-Grant Applications Now Open

Applications for the 2019 Love Your Block mini-grants are being accepted now through March 1, 2019.

City Councilors File Petition for 6% Real Estate Transfer Tax to Combat Housing Speculation

From the Offices of Boston City Councilors Lydia Edwards and Kim Janey: Councilors Lydia...

Walsh Contrasts State of the City to That of the Union

Mayor Marty Walsh gave the State of the City address on Tuesday, January 15 at Symphony Hall in Boston. 

Althea Garrison Joins the Boston City Council

Althea Garrison. Always a bridesmaid, never a bride no more for Althea Garrison who was sworn in to...

North End Climate Resilience Planning Part of Mayor Walsh’s 2019 Environment & Transportation Agenda

Mayor Walsh has announced his 2019 environment and transportation legislative package containing six bills focused on preparing for and mitigating climate change, as well...

Governor Baker Signs Short-Term Rentals Bill

Governor Baker signed a bill to tax and regulate short term rentals in Massachusetts on Friday, December 29. The North End's own Rep. Aaron Michlewitz...

Statewide Short-Term Rentals Regulations Back on the Table

State regulations on short-term rentals (AirBnB, HomeAway, VRBO, etc.) are back on the table after the Massachusetts House and Senate reached an agreement in...

City Councilor Lydia Edwards’ One Year Report

Lydia Edwards, City Councilor for District One (North End, Charlestown and East Boston) has released a report summarizing the issues she worked on at...

Mayor’s Column: Reducing Disposable Bags in Boston

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh The City of Boston’s new plastic bag ordinance is a big step forward in our work to cut carbon emissions,...

City Council Considers Reverting to an Elected School Committee; Pressley Discusses City Gun Violence

At the last city council meeting for 2018, Councilor Annissa Essaibi George discussed her recent hearing on whether or not Boston should go back...

Mayor’s Column: Setting the Record Straight About the Nazzaro Community Center

By Martin J. Walsh For over a century, the Nazzaro Community Center has represented the heart and soul of the North End. Generations have gathered...

City Council Considers Buffer Zones for Marijuana Dispensaries

The Boston City Council considered putting restrictions on marijuana dispensaries and liquor stores opening near rehabilitation facilities at their meeting on Tuesday morning. District One...
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