Featured Health & Environment

What’s the 311? Public Drinking in North Square, Basketball at Polcari Playground, Parking Spot Request on Hull St. & Commercial St., Mask Concerns

Welcome back to our weekly update that highlights some of the cases appearing on 311 in the North End/Waterfront neighborhoods. All 311 cases are public information and can be found at 311.boston.gov. Public Drinking in North Square This 311 user says, “There are 7 people probably in their 20s, all gathered outside in the newly renovated North Square Read More…

Community Transportation

“Godmothered” Filming at North Square Continues Feb. 28

Due to weather, filming of “Godmothered” for the Disney+ streaming movie service had to be cancelled on February 6 and has been rescheduled for Friday, February 28, 2020. Filming will occur on February 28 at North Square, with prep work taking place on February 26 & 27. North Square past the split to Moon St., Read More…

Community Transportation

Filming for “Frills” Feb. 3–5 on Salem St. and North Square

Magic Wand Productions will be filming scenes for its new movie Frills in the North End on February 3 through February 5, 2020. Note this is an updated schedule – filming on Salem St. has been changed from Monday, 2/3 to Wednesday, 2/5. North Square notice remains the same. On February 5, Salem Street between Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured Photos & Videos

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Celebrates Renovated North Square

Mayor Martin J. Walsh joined North End community members, A+J Art+Design, and the North End project team for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the reconstructed North Square on Monday afternoon. Students from the North End’s Eliot School and St. John School performed songs for attendees of the ceremony. Mayor Walsh talked Read More…

Event Notices

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for North Square Sept. 23

A ribbon cutting ceremony for the new North Square and the North Square stories public artwork will be held on Monday, September 23 from 1:15 p.m. – 2 p.m. in North Square in Boston’s North End. Join Mayor Marty Walsh, A+J Art+Design, and the North End project team to celebrate the renovated square and the Read More…

Featured Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: New & Improved North Square

After almost two years of reconstruction, North Square is nearly finished! With bricks and cobblestone back in place, residents and visitors can now walk freely through the square again. The purpose of this revitalization, defined back in October 2017, was to “improve the ability for people to enjoy the square by developing its identity as Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Assault & Battery; Stolen Bag

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Assault & Battery (Dangerous Weapon)07/25/19      8 p.m.Police officers working a construction detail on North St. were informed by neighbors that a male suspect was harassing people walking by their building. Police officers attempted to talk Read More…

Featured Meetings

Four Sculptures to be Installed at North Square

Anne Hirsch and Jeremy Angier from A+J Art+Design presented an update on the North Square art project and the four sculptures designed for the Square at the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) and North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) July meetings. A+J Art+Design was selected to create the artwork for the renovated Read More…

Community Featured

What’s The 311? North Square Bricks, Thank You to Bill, Prince Street Lights Out, Salem Street Pothole Goes Unresolved

Welcome back to our weekly update that highlights some of the cases appearing on 311 in the North End/Waterfront neighborhoods. All 311 cases are public information and can be found at 311.boston.gov. North Square Bricks in Need of Replacing “Newly historically restored North Square in front of Paul Revere’s house dig up and patched by National Grid. Will Read More…

Community Featured Transportation

North Square Construction to Resume in Spring 2019

With most of the sidewalk and cobblestone work completed, construction work in North Square is wrapping up for the season. Boston Public Works and their contractor plan to be back in May 2019 to complete the central gathering area, the sidewalks at the top of the square and the intersection at Garden Court and Moon Read More…