Featured Government

Councilor Essaibi-George Makes Masks for COVID-19 Frontline Workers and Local Residents

City Councilor At-Large Annissa Essaibi-George set up a mask-making operation out of her business Stitch House, a local yarn and crafting store in Dorchester, at the beginning of the City’s lockdown due to COVID-19. Word about the masks spread, and one of the sewing teachers at StitchHouse organized a grassroots mask-making effort—Boston Area Mask Initiative. Read More…

Featured Government Meetings

At-Large City Councilor Essaibi George Talks Schools, Food Insecurity, and Homelessness

At-Large City Councilor Annissa Essaibi George presented updates and goals for her third term on the Boston City Council at the February North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) meeting. Essaibi George is a former Boston Public Schools (BPS) teacher having taught for thirteen years at East Boston High School before joining the City Council. In addition, Read More…

Featured Government Photos & Videos

Ward 3 Democrats Candidates Night for Mayor and At-Large City Council; Committee Endorses Incumbents

The Ward 3 Democratic Committee held a candidates night in Boston’s North End on October 25th, inviting those running for Boston Mayor and City Council At-Large to speak to constituents and answer questions from residents. After the candidate presentations members of the Ward committee held a vote, endorsing incumbent Martin J. Walsh for Mayor in the Read More…

Kids & Families Photos & Videos Schools

St. John School Hosts Annual Back to School Party

Last weekend St. John School’s Principal, Karen McLaughlin, and Director of Advancement, Lisa Santarpio, as well as all of our teachers, hosted our annual Welcome Back to School event for all of our new and returning St. John School students with over 350 attendees coming out for the fun-filled day at the Marriott Residence Inn on Read More…

Government

City Councilor Annissa Essaibi-George Day in the North End

City Councilor At Large Annissa Essaibi George recently toured Boston’s historic North End on her eighth monthly Annissa-At-Large day. Councilor Essaibi-George spent a day in the North End visiting the community centers, local businesses, historical and cultural sites, and meeting with residents. “The North End is truly a beautiful place. I had so much fun Read More…

Event Notices Government

North End Annissa-At-Large Day on August 18th

City Councilor-At-Large Annissa Essaibi-George is excited to announce her eighth monthly “Annissa-At-Large Day,” on Wednesday, August 18 in Boston’s historic North End. “I’m so excited to spend the day in the North End, the rich history and culture, fantastic food, public space and of course all of our friends and neighbors, make this neighborhood such a treasure for Read More…

Community Event Notices People Schools

Boston Councilor Annissa Essaibi-George Visits St. John School

Boston Councilor Annissa Essaibi George and Alana Olsen, Chief of Staff, Office of Boston City Councilor Annissa Essaibi George visited St. John School’s 4B class with Mr. Christopher Coleman this past Friday. Councilor George talked with the class about her current job as a city councilor, what her day is like, how she helps her Read More…

Community Government

New City Councilor At-Large Annissa Essaibi-George Speaks to North End Residents [Video]

New City Councilor At-Large Annissa Essaibi-George spoke last week to the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) just a few weeks into her first term on the Boston City Council. Dorchester resident and former East Boston High teacher, Essaibi-George replaces Stephen Murphy as one of the four at-large councilors representing all of Boston’s neighborhood. Essaibi-George Read More…

Community Government

Three of Four At-Large Councilors Oppose Lewis Wharf Hotel Project

Three of the four At-Large City Councilors have written letters to the Boston Redevelopment Authority opposing the proposed Lewis Wharf hotel development. Michelle Wu, Ayanna Pressley and Stephen Murphy have come out against the project by proponents JW Capital Partners and Moriarty & Associates. (See letters below.) The office of City Councilor At-Large Michael Flaherty has Read More…

Event Notices Government

Ward 3 Democratic Committee Elects Delegates for 2015 State Convention

The Ward 3 Democratic Committee held their annual caucus at the Nazzaro Center in Boston’s North End. Electing delegates to represent Ward 3 of Boston at the Democratic State Convention, residents trekked in from the South End, Chinatown, and Bay Village to be in attendance. State Representative Aaron Michlewitz was on hand to welcome everybody and Read More…