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North End Against Drugs 2020-2021 Raymond & Michelina Costa Scholarship Program Application Deadline June 8

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) has announced their annual Michelina & Raymond Costa Scholarship / Educational Fund. Applications for the 2020-2021 scholarship are due June 8th. North End residents who are in kindergarten through college are eligible to participate. Students who attend tuition-based schools are eligible for a scholarship. Students who attend public schools are eligible for Read More…

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Rolling Parade for Class of 2020 North End Graduates [Photo Gallery]

A rolling Class of 2020 Graduation Parade was held on Saturday morning to recognize Boston North End seniors who have missed their formal ceremonies this year. Organized by State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, dozens of vehicles made their way through the streets stopping at the homes of over 20 graduates. Seniors received commendations from the Massachusetts Read More…

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North Bennet Street School “In The Making” Series Features Crafts– and Tradespeople

The North Bennet Street School (NBSS) has launched a new virtual series, “In the Making,” to keep NBSS students, faculty, exhibitors, and community members connected during this time of social distancing. May is typically when NBSS hosts their annual Celebration of Craft, a nearly two-month-long exhibition of student and alumni work featuring hand-carved furniture and Read More…

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City Council Discusses Banning Facial Recognition; Regulating Surveillance Information Sharing

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to accelerate the advancement of surveillance technology for public safety purposes to monitor the spread of the virus. The Boston City Council recently discussed proactive measures to regulate the use of some surveillance technology while eliminating inaccurate facial recognition. Councilors Michelle Wu (At-Large) and Ricardo Arroyo (District 5) proposed the banning Read More…

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Eliot School Shout Out to Nazzaro Center

The North End’s Eliot School gave a special shout out to the Boston Center for Youth and Families (BCYF) and Nazzaro Center for providing free, healthy meals for students every day. During the COVID-19 pandemic, all Massachusetts schools, including Boston Public Schools, are closed. In addition to the difficulties of transitioning to online learning, this Read More…

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Eliot School Video Encourages Strength & Hope During COVID-19

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced on Tuesday, April 21, that schools would be closed for the remainder of the academic year due to COVID-19. Boston Public Schools, including the North End’s Eliot School, have been closed since mid-March. Eliot School faculty have been collaborating and planning improved virtual learning experiences for the remainder of the Read More…

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North Bennet St. School to Remain Closed for In-Person Work/Teaching This Semester

The North Bennet Street School (NBSS) has announced the school will not reopen for in-person work or teaching this semester due to COVID-19. NBSS closed its building on North Street on March 11, just before Mayor Walsh closed all Boston Public Schools, as the spread of coronavirus began to escalate. Since then, NBSS has moved Read More…

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Boston Public Health Commission Declares Health Emergency; Restaurant Restrictions, School Closings

The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) has declared a public health emergency in the City of Boston due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This will allow BPHC to increase the availability of staff and resources dedicated to the response effort. Declaring a public health emergency can also help cities seeking additional resources and support from Read More…

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Boston Public Schools to Close Until April 27

Mayor Walsh and Boston Public Schools Superintendent Brenda Cassellius have announced the district-wide closure of all Boston Public Schools for students, effective on Tuesday, March 17. At this time, schools are expected to reopen on Monday, April 27, following April vacation.  Schools will be open for a regular school day on Monday, March 16 to Read More…

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Eliot School Closed for a Week Due to Positive Coronavirus Case

Boston Public Schools has closed the North End’s Eliot K-8 Innovation School through March 18th due to a presumptive positive case of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 in a non-student member of the school community. The three Eliot school buildings (Charter St., North Bennet and Commercial Street) are expected to re-open on Thursday, March 19th. In Read More…

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Eliot Ensembles Concert Showcases Student Performers

The Eliot K-8 Innovation School and the North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) recently presented the first annual “Eliot Ensembles Concert,” an event highlighting the performances of the Eliot Band, Eliot Music Ensemble, and Eliot Choir programs that were clapped along by a warm audience of family and friends. This performance celebrated the hard work of all the Read More…