Arts & Culture Featured

Old North Suspends On-Site Programming

After being closed for nearly four months due to the Coronavirus, the Old North Foundation reopened the historic site to visitors on July 16, 2020. Unfortunately, the Foundation is unable to sustain operations under the ongoing pandemic restrictions, and has announced it will suspend on-site programming. Read the full statement from Old North Executive Director Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured

Paul Revere House Podcast & Old North Lantern Lighting to Commemorate Patriots’ Day

The Paul Revere House and the Old North Church & Historic Site, two North End sites that played pivotal roles in Paul Revere’s midnight ride 245 years ago, will commemorate Patriots’ Day a bit differently this year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these sites will celebrate virtually with videos, podcasts, and at-home activities. Revere House Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

10 on 10: Women in the Workforce | Old North Speaker Series—Online Webinar

This event has been converted to an online webinar and conversation format. Old North Speaker Series—10 on 10: Women in the Workforce Tuesday, March 31, 2020Spotlight Presentations: 6:30 – 7:30 pmCommunity Conversation: 7:30 – 8:30 pm Join us for a virtual celebration of influential women past and present! Hear from ten powerhouse women working in Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

POSTPONED: The 245th Lantern Ceremony at Old North April 19

This event has been postponed due to COVID-19. While the in-person ceremony has been canceled, the lanterns will be still be lit on display in the steeple on Saturday, April 18 from sundown for three nights and days to mark the historic anniversary of Paul Revere’s legendary ride. Watch in real time by tuning-in live Read More…

People

Old North Bids Fond Farewell to Rev. Stephen Ayres and Wife, Lisa Ayres

After twenty-two years of celebrating mass at the Old North Church in Boston’s North End, Vicar Rev. Stephen Ayres has retired from his position as Vicar of Old North Church as well as Executive Director of the Old North Foundation. Rev. Ayres preached his final sermon at Old North on Sunday, December 22, with Bishop Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Old North Gift Shop Gets a New Roof

The Old North Gift Shop received a new roof this week, courtesy of a matching grant from the Freedom Trail Foundation. The gift shop is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily and is full of unique items for the holiday season! Photo submitted by Rev. Steve Ayres. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Read More…

Arts & Culture Government

Old North’s Rev. Ayres Supports Commission to Commemorate 250th Anniversary of American Revolution

Rev. Stephen Ayres of Boston’s Old North Church spoke at a recent State House hearing in support of establishing a commission to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution. The petition, listed as Bill S.1813 under the M.A. legislature, requests a commission that would develop a comprehensive plan for promoting and celebrating the 250th Read More…

Meetings

Old North Church Presents Garden Improvement Proposal for Community Preservation Grant

The Old North Church Foundation is seeking support for a Community Preservation Act (CPA) grant to supplement its own fundraising as part of renovations for its North garden area, along with accessibility and related infrastructure renovations. Rev. Stephen T. Ayres, Vicar and Executive Director of the Foundation, presented to North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association Read More…

Featured Meetings

Old North Receives Support for Community Preservation Act Application for Capital Improvements

Rev. Stephen Ayres gained unanimous support (7-0) from the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) to apply for Community Preservation Act (CPA) funding for capital improvements to the Old North campus. Old North is applying for a CPA grant to remodel and open up the North Side courtyard and gardens. They would also like Read More…

Arts & Culture Photos & Videos

Patriots Corner Gallery “Rally Point” Exhibit at Old North’s Clough House – May 17 through July 15

RALLY POINT: BRAVERY + ACTIONPatriots Corner Gallery at Old North ChurchClough House, 21 Unity Street, BostonMay 17 – July 15, 2019 Old North Church & Historic Site presents its first art show in the exhibition space, Patriots Corner Gallery, located in the Clough House on Unity Street.  The famous signal lanterns of April 18, 1775, displayed in the Old Read More…