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Tuesday’s Brief: Everything You Need to Know About Out of State Travel Restrictions, Glimpse at New Waterfront Park, Thanksgiving 2020

Today is Tuesday, November 24 and if you’re planning on traveling out of state this week there may be some restrictions to make yourself aware of before hopping in the car or getting on a plane. Read more on Boston.com for the best way to share Thanksgiving dinner this year. Here’s what else you need Read More…

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Monday’s Brief: Seaport Transforms into Winter Wonderland, Frog Pond Not Opening for Ice Skating This Year, North End in the Fall

Today is Monday, November 16 and the Seaport is transforming into a winter wonderland this holiday season. From huge pine trees to sparkling lights, the festive display has been dubbed “Snowport” for the upcoming winter months, read more on The Boston Globe. Here’s what else you need to know for today… Notable News: Frog Pond Read More…

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Weekend Brief: MA Coronavirus Deaths Surpass 10,000, City Officials Threaten to Remove Faneuil Hall Landlord, Rooftop Views

Today is Friday, November 13 and the Coronavirus deaths in Massachusetts have now surpassed 10,000 as the surge continues throughout the country, read more on Boston.com. Here’s what else you need to know for today… Notable News: Boston officials threaten to remove Faneuil Hall landlord over missed payments Boston City officials issued a notice of Read More…

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Wednesday’s Brief: Veteran’s Day Ceremony, Restaurant Strong Winterization Grants Now Available, Old North Speaker Series

Today is Wednesday, November 11 – Veteran’s Day. In November 1919, President Wilson proclaimed November 11 as the first commemoration of Armistice Day with the following words: “To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with Read More…

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Monday’s Brief: Hotel Proposed for James Hook & Co. Lobster Site, Neighborhood Council Meeting, Racism Public Health Crisis Hearing, COVID-19 Restrictions in Effect

Today is Monday, November 9 and the new COVID-19 restrictions are now in effect. Previous 24-hr businesses like Encore Boston Harbor have adjusted their hours of operation from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. While safety remains a top priority, Encore Boston Harbor President Brian Gullbrants said the change is a major blow to not Read More…

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Weekend Brief: New COVID-19 Rules in Effect, Parties & Gatherings Hearing, NEMPAC Family Open Mic Night, Pandemic Brings Communities Closer to Their Roots

Today is Friday, November 6 and 125 years ago today, a colorful Irishman from Boston’s North End, nicknamed “Honey Fitz” for his charming and loquacious ways, was elected to the U.S. Congress. Ten years later, John Francis Fitzgerald returned to Boston and ran for mayor. His victory rattled the Yankee establishment. He worked on behalf Read More…

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Monday’s Brief: Vote!, Businesses Board Up Ahead of Election Day, North End Under Moonlight

Today is Monday, November 2 and tomorrow is election day! The polls will be open from 7:00AM to 8:00PM. Here’s a look at who’s on the ballots for North End / Waterfront residents. Enter your address here to see your sample ballot and read more about election day here. Here’s what else you need to know for today… Read More…

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Wednesday’s Brief: Last Day to Request Mail-in Ballot, North End COVID testing to Remain Throughout Winter

Today is Wednesday, October 28th and the North End/Waterfront (NEW) Health will continue to offer COVID-19 testing in the North End and Charlestown during the fall and winter months, continue reading. Here’s what else you need to know for today… Last Day to Request a Vote-By-Mail Ballot. All Massachusetts registered voters have received a vote-by-mail Read More…

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Monday’s Brief: Sewer Samples Show COVID-19 Spike, FBI Investigating Ballot Box Arson, Night Stroll

Today is Monday, October 27 and federal authorities are investigating possible ballot box arson outside of the Boston Public Library downtown after a fire was set around 4 a.m. Sunday morning, read more on Boston.com. Here’s what else you need to know for the week ahead… Notable News: New sewer samples from the Boston area Read More…

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Weekend Brief: Boston Public Schools Shift to All Remote Learning, Cobblestone Cafe Closes, Last Day to Register to Vote

Today is Friday, October 23 and Cobblestone Cafe on Hanover Street has closed according to a post on their Facebook page. Cobblestone Cafe first opened in 2013, taking over the space that had been home to Hot Tomatoes Express. Read more from Boston Restaurant Talk. We are incredibly sad to announce that Saturday (9/26) will Read More…

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Wednesday’s Brief: Boston Ranked 13th ‘Rattiest’ City, Local Restaurants go into Hibernation, Celebrate What Unites Us, USS Constitution Birthday 21-Gun Salute

Today is Wednesday, October 21 and according to a new report, Boston’s booming rat population has landed it ranked as the 13th “rattiest” city in America as officials predict the situation will only get worse, read more on Boston.com. Here’s what else you need to know for today… 10:00AM Celebrate What Unites Us: Mexican Heritage. Read More…