Government Schools

North End NSC ESOL Program Visit the MA State House and Representative Michlewitz

The English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes from the North End visited the state house to meet with Representative Aaron Michlewitz and to view the student profiles from the Boston Adult Literacy Initiative (ALI) on display in Doric Hall. The ALI is comprised of Boston adult basic education providers that receive funding from the Read More…

Police & Fire Schools

Children’s H1N1 Flu Clinic at North End Community Center

The North End Community Health Center is running a Children’s Flu Clinic to administer the H1N1 (Swine) Flu Vaccine.
Please call 617-643-8100 for an appointment.
The Center is also administering regular (seasonal) flu vaccines.
For more general information on the flu: or the CDC site.

If your child is a patient of the North End Health Community Health Center, please consider taking advantage of the H1N1 Children’s Flu Clinic.

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Arts & Culture Schools

NEMPAC Children’s Italian Starts October 20th

From NEMPAC: Holy Cannoli!  😉  NEMPAC’s offering of Children’s Italian is a go – it will begin Tuesday, 10/20: Children’s Italian Using an immersion technique children learn Italian by listening and repeating words and phrases as they engage in craft projects and sing along activities. Tuesdays 4:00 – 4:45 pm, ages 4 – 7 Location:  Read More…


Nazzaro Center Open Playgroup Reminder

With the weather getting colder, it is a good time for a reminder of the indoor morning open playgroup at the Nazzaro Center for the school year 2009-2010. Tuesdays 9:00-12:00 Thursdays 9:00-12:00 Fridays 9:00-12:00 Nazzaro Community Center 30 North Bennet Street Register at the front desk, or call 617-635-5611. $10/year for families Open to all Read More…


North End’s Eliot School Improves Test Scores

After Statewide release of MCAS and “No Child Left Behind” scores today, a Boston Public Schools’ press release had good news for the North End’s Eliot School. “The John Eliot K-8 School in the North End posted significant MCAS gains, with double-digit increases in the percentage of students passing and achieving proficiency in nearly every Read More…

Health & Environment Schools

Marine Mammal Center Opens to the Public at New England Aquarium

The New England Aquarium opened the $10 million open-air Marine Mammal Center which is free to the public on the Harborwalk around the aquarium. The New Balance Foundation contributed $3 million of the cost and received naming rights. Northern fur seals are the main attraction as they swiftly skim the harbor water in a shallow Read More…


Fairmont Donates to Eliot School

Neighborhood residents and this blog have been rightfully critical of many of the Fairmont Battery Wharf’s recent applications for late night alcohol service at over 160 outdoor patio seats and a valet license on Commercial Street. With a pending entertainment license, this strain might continue for a while longer. However, I wanted to post a Read More…

Health & Environment Schools

Flu Concerns Close North End’s Eliot School

Concerns regarding the spread of the flu has caused officials to close the North End’s Eliot School during the first week of June, in addition to other Boston schools. Excerpts from the press release: Superintendent Carol R. Johnson announced today that three additional Boston Public Schools will be closed for seven calendar days because of Read More…