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Photos: Santa Arrives by Helicopter in the North End

Santa Claus, always one for an entrance, arrived by special North Pole helicopter to Puopolo Park in the North End / Waterfront. This holiday tradition brought out Mayor Thomas M. Menino, State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, Councilor Sal LaMattina along with hundreds of residents and visitors. Hosted by the Nazzaro Community Center, North End Against Drugs Read More…

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City Hosting Inauguration Weekend Events

For Immediate Release                                                                                                                                 For More Information Contact: Press Office, 617-635-4461

City to host fun, free events for residents during Inauguration 2010 Weekend

Free public skating at Frog Pond in addition to family open houses, book giveaways, & live performances at libraries

Mayor Thomas M. Menino announced today that the City of Boston will sponsor a series of free public events in honor of the City’s 2010 Inaugural events.  In the weekend leading up to the Inauguration of Mayor Menino and City Councilors, residents will have the chance to take advantage of free public skating at both the Frog Pond and Fenway Park in addition to a number of events, including open houses, book giveaways, and live performances, at branches of the Boston Public Library.  Mayor Menino and City Councilors will be sworn into office during a ceremony on Monday, January 4 at Faneuil Hall.

Business Transportation

Get Ready For More Quack! Quack!

The City has lifted its 11 year old moratorium on new sight-seeing vehicle licenses, starting in March 2010. Nearly every sight-seeing bus goes through or around the North End/Waterfront neighborhood. Get ready for more trolley loudspeaker announcements and of course, more Quack, Quack! …………………………….. Press Release Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Police Commissioner Edward Davis Read More…