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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…

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Monday’s Brief: Early Voting Underway, Understanding Ballot Questions, NEMPAC Music Theatre Workshop

Today is Monday, October 19 and early voting is currently underway in the state of Massachusetts. This past weekend, hundreds of Boston residents took to the polls at Fenway Park. If you didn’t get to Fenway, don’t worry! There are twenty-one early voting locations in the City and 17 ballot dropboxes, just some of the Read More…

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Weekend Brief: Walsh Warns Against House Parties During COVID Uptick, NEMPAC Open Mic Night, BPL Virtual Film Club

Today is Friday, October 16 and Mayor Marty Walsh warns against house parties during the current COVID-19 uptick saying, “We are gonna be cracking down,” read more on CBS Boston. Here’s what else you need to know for today… 6:00PM NEMPAC Open Mic Night – Halloween Theme! North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) Read More…

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Wednesday’s Brief: Baker Unveils $171M Plan as Eviction Ban Set to Expire, Another Regina’s Location Closes, Iconic Views

Today is Wednesday, October 14 and sources say another Pizzeria Regina location, this one in Kingston, has closed and is no longer listed on the company’s operating locations on their website. This is the second location to close in just a few months following their Allston closing in July, read more on NBCBoston.com. Here’s what Read More…

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Weekend Brief: Boston Public Schools Delay Return of In Person Learning, Revere in Perspective, Climate Change & Community Planning

Today is Friday, October 9 and heading into Columbus Day weekend, the Italian American Alliance is ‘surprised’ over plans for the Christopher Columbus statue, read more on Boston.com. Here’s what else you need to know for today… 3:30PM Revere in Perspective: Artistry, Labor, and Luxury – Roundtable Discussion. The North End’s Paul Revere Memorial Association Read More…