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Reader Poll: How Do You Feel About the Mandatory Flu Shot for Students?

Earlier this month, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced a public health mandate that requires nearly all students in the state to get a flu shot before the end of the calendar year. The goal behind this requirement, according to Baker, is to reduce flu-related illness while the nation continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic. Public Read More…

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Learn About Gap Year Student Exchange at the North End Library

Join past, present, and prospective gap year students to share experiences. Refreshments provided. This program is made possible by Boston High School Education. Questions? Email When: Tuesday, July 10 @ 2:30 – 5:30 p.m. Where: North End Branch Library, 25 Parmenter Street

Community Featured Health & Environment

September’s Annual Move In Weekend Brings Trash Mountains and Street Ballet

The annual move-in street trash piles started September 1st in their typical mountain style. The first trash pickup helped, but it took more cycles by Boston Public Works before things started looking up later in the day. By the end of the day Friday, most of the North End streets looked to be in decent Read More…

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Copp’s Hill Moment: Moving Day!

It’s that time of the year again. The transitional season – not quite summer, not quite fall – known as moving-in-and-out-days throughout Boston’s neighborhoods. North Enders, in particular, get to witness this annual migratory ritual at close range when building entrances and sidewalks are festooned with oversized mattresses, broken couch frames, desk lamps, laundry baskets, Read More…

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Move-In Week is Here; Just Look at the Sidewalks

It’s here, the annual tradition of “move-in” week as all the student apartments turnover around September 1st. Unfortunately, there is a no regard for trash rules with everything just thrown out on the streets and sidewalks. In this selection of photos taken on Wednesday night, Mark Petrigjno captures a series of trash and furniture piles. Read More…