Community Health & Environment

NEWRA’s Parks Survey Now Online

NEWRA’s Parks & Open Spaces Committee is asking residents to fill out a survey regarding the needs and priorities of our neighborhood parks and other open spaces. The survey can now be filled out online at http://newra.org/parksurvey.html. The online survey is exactly the same as the previously distributed written version. There is no need to Read More…

Community Sports

Walking Through DeFilippo Park, “The Gassy”

NEWRA’s Parks & Open Spaces Committee toured DeFilippo Park on April 10th to brainstorm ideas for improving the open space for residents. Also known as “The Gassy,” neighbors complain the park does not get the attention of higher profile parks, despite its heavy use and dense surroundings. About 10 people showed up for the walkthrough, Read More…

Health & Environment Police & Fire

Dog Rabies & Licensing Clinic on March 22nd

On March 22nd from 4:00 – 7:00 pm at the Nazarro Community Center (30 N. Bennet St.), the City of Boston will be holding a Rabies and Licensing Clinic. Vaccine Cost: Rabies ($5 and $2 for seniors) License Fee: $6.00 Spayed Female/Neutered Male $17.00 for intact Male or Female $50.00 for Pitbull and Pitbull Mix Read More…

Community

North End Dog Group Survey

The North End Dog Group has become a very active constituency within our neighborhood, especially as they work toward the creation of a dog park.  They are doing a survey and asking neighborhood dog owners to participate. Anya Potter leads up the dog group and shares the following message. Dear Dog Members, As responsible dog Read More…

Business

New “Ultimate Wave Tahiti” Movie at Aquarium IMAX

Catch The Ultimate Wave Tahiti 3D! Bring the kids, head south to this tropical paradise only at the Simons IMAX Theatre. Sea turtles, surfers and sunshine – there’s something for everyone in this family-friendly 3D adventure!  Swim with sea turtles, humpback whales, sharks and schools of fish in the captivating coastal reefs of Tahiti. Watch Read More…

Business

School Vacation Tips for the Aquarium

With more than 30,000 animals to meet, the Aquarium is a great place to visit during school vacation. Make your experience a splashing success with these simple tips! Plan ahead and purchase your tickets in advance. Avoid crowds, come before 10:30 am or after 3:00 pm. Get express entry and discounts by becoming a member! Read More…

Event Notices

Lather up for Labs

Doggie Wash-a-Thon on February 21st, 10am-2pm in Charlestown Our volunteer washers will do you proud and make your dog the cleanest pooch around. Join Lucky Lab Rescue and Adoption at Durty Harry’s and for only $15 our volunteer washers will clean your dirty dog. Nail trims for $10 will also be available. All proceeds from Read More…

Arts & Culture

North End Activist Authors New Children’s Book, “Trooper, the Shetland Sheepdog”

Meet Phyllis Rugnetta and her Sheltie dog, the main character in her first children’s book, “Trooper.” First, let’s introduce Phyllis … Born and raised in the North End; third generation where she says “There is no place like home – the North End Waterfront.” Phyllis prides herself on the fact that her Italian grandparents who Read More…