Real Estate Schools

Eliot School Parents Hear From North Bennet Street School President About North St. Buildings, Potential Swap And Eliot Expansion

Miguel Gómez-Ibáñez, President of the North Bennet Street School, presented to the Eliot School Family Council this week regarding a likely NBSS bid for the North St. buildings as part of a building swap. He asked for the support of the Eliot parents based on his proposal’s potential for expanding the Eliot K-8 school into Read More…

Real Estate

City Chief Says Renovating Vacant North St. Buildings Too Expensive As Option to Expand Eliot School

The Boston Business Journal’s Thomas Grillo reports the City of Boston is no longer considering the former police station and printing plant on North St. to expand the Eliot School. Michael Galvin, chief of public property for the Thomas M. Menino administration, said the cost to turn the shuttered printing department and the former police Read More…

People Schools

North Bennet Street School Students Win Award for Top Furniture Making Craftsmanship

Photo: North Bennet Street School students Juan Pablo Blanco and Charles Ambriano pose with their award-winning tables inside the school’s Gallery store.  The two took top honors at the 2011 Providence Fine Furnishings & Fine Crafts Show. Budding custom furniture makers Charles Ambriano, 21, and Juan Pablo Blanco, 28, took top honors in two different Read More…


Eliot School Expansion: Back to School Roundup

Back to school season has brought renewed attention to the lack of classroom and student space at the North End’s highly regarded public Eliot School. For the current school year, the Eliot on Charter St. is using three classrooms at the nearby North Bennet Street School. Still, parents continue to push city officials for a Read More…

Police & Fire Schools

8 Security Tips for New Arrivals to the North End from the North Bennet Street School

Safe At Home – Eight Security Tips for New Arrivals to the North End
(Compiled by the North Bennet Street School, Boston)

With the hassles of move-in behind you, it’s time to settle in and enjoy your new digs, right?  Well, yes – provided you’ve taken some time to think about the security of that apartment or house you’ll be living in. 

September is a high turnover month in the North End, which means properties may be more vulnerable to break-ins while their occupants are getting to know their new surroundings.

But there are ways to make your home safer.  David Troiano, a registered master locksmith and head instructor at North Bennet Street School’s locksmith training program, suggests a two-step approach.

Community Schools

Eliot School to Expand Classes Using Space at North Bennet Street School

As a short-term solution to expand the North End’s Eliot School, Boston Public Schools announced that three new classrooms will be made available at the North Bennet Street School for the 2011-2012 school year. “While the district searches for a long-term solution to address the increased demand at the highly-successful Eliot K-8 School in the Read More…

Community Real Estate Schools

NEWRA Releases Letter on North End Schools

The Executive Committee of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association sent out a notice on Wednesday, June 8th with their recent letter regarding the expansion of the Eliot School and the North Bennet Street School, both located in the North End. The NEWRA message is shown below. On May 19, NEWRA sent a letter Read More…


North Bennet Street School Graduates 91 at Old North Church Ceremony.

North Bennet Street SchoolNews from the North Bennet Street School: An enthusiastic crowd of families, staff and well-wishers packed the Old North Church last Friday to celebrate the class of 2011 as they graduated from North Bennet Street School. At total of 91 students received diplomas signifying their success in one of the school’s eight Read More…

Photos & Videos Real Estate Schools

North End Parents Refine Their Message Toward Options for Eliot School Expansion

North End parents spoke at this week’s Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting to refine their message for an expansion of the Eliot School, an issue recently featured on the front page of the Boston Globe. Specifically, the parents are not necessarily tied to the concept of a swap between the North Bennet Street School and the Read More…