Government Health & Environment

Mayor’s Column: Updates to Trash and Recycling Pickup Will Improve Efficiency & Convenience for North End Residents

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh One of the most fundamental ways we can improve the quality of life in our neighborhoods is by proactively addressing the basic needs of our residents. The men and women of our Public Works Department do a great job keeping our communities clean and in good condition for the benefit Read More…

Commentaries Government

Mayor’s Column: Celebrating One Boston Day

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh: Every year on the third Monday in April, tens of thousands of athletes gather in Hopkinton, and begin the 26.2-mile journey to Boylston Street in Boston. All along the Marathon route, spectators cheer on their friends, family members, and complete strangers. It brings our city together like nothing else. That’s Read More…

Featured Government Schools

Mayor’s Column: High-Quality Pre-Kindergarten for All

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh On April 2nd, we made a promise: in five years, Boston will achieve high-quality Universal Pre-Kindergarten for every four-year-old in the city. In the last five years, we’ve added 750 pre-K seats that are high-quality, and proven to close the achievement gap. Now, we’re going to be investing $15 million Read More…

Event Notices Government

Mayor Walsh to Present New Affordable Housing Funding Wednesday, February 20

Mayor Walsh will announce new funding to preserve and create hundreds of affordable housing units across the City on Wednesday, February 20 at 10:30 a.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 41 N. Margin Street in the North End. Read more in the announcement, posted below, and on the City of Boston website.

Community Featured Government

Mayor Walsh: Kids Deserve State of the Art Community Center; Will Work With Community on Existing Nazzaro Center Building

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh gave his take on the Nazzaro Center building and prospects for a new community center, in an interview this week with Mayor Walsh said he has been surprised about the concerns regarding the current Nazzaro Center building. “The Nazzaro Center building is a beautiful building. If we were to build Read More…

Commentaries Government

Mayor’s Column: State of the City

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh: Earlier this month, I gave my State of the City address at Symphony Hall. It’s one of my favorite events because it’s a chance to speak directly to the people of Boston about the progress we’ve made, the challenges that remain, and where we’ll go from here. It’s also a Read More…

Featured Government Health & Environment

North End Climate Resilience Planning Part of Mayor Walsh’s 2019 Environment & Transportation Agenda

Mayor Walsh has announced his 2019 environment and transportation legislative package containing six bills focused on preparing for and mitigating climate change, as well as advancing transportation projects and increasing safety on city streets. The first of two environmental bills focuses on the Mayor’s plan for a Resilient Boston Harbor to protect against rising sea levels Read More…

Commentaries Featured Government

Mayor’s Column: Setting the Record Straight About the Nazzaro Community Center

By Martin J. Walsh For over a century, the Nazzaro Community Center has represented the heart and soul of the North End. Generations have gathered there to learn, play, and have fun. While carrying on the rich traditions of this historic neighborhood, it’s also important that the center respond to the community’s changing needs. Throughout Read More…

Government Transportation

Mayor’s Column: How We’re Working to Replace the North Washington Street Bridge

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh The North Washington Street Bridge, also known as the Charlestown Bridge, has been an important connector between the North End and Charlestown for more than a century. I’m proud that now, it’s getting the upgrade it deserves. We recently began construction to replace the bridge with a new one that Read More…

Event Notices

Cancelled: Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour Comes to Cross Street Plaza

This event was cancelled due to weather. Come see Mayor Walsh’s Enchanted Trolley Tour that will be stopping by the corner of Hanover and Cross Streets at 2 p.m! Meet Santa and his holiday helpers while enjoying some light refreshments as the tree is lit. Please note, due to the Prado restoration this annual event will Read More…