Community

Reminder: No Trash Collection on Thanksgiving Day

Please be advised there will be no trash or recycling collection on Thursday, November 28, 2019 which is Thanksgiving Day. The next trash collection will be on Monday, December 2nd. Plan ahead and see boston.gov/trash for more information. *Sponsored Post* Contact us at info@northendwaterfront.com to have your event, business, non-profit or announcement featured in a Sponsored Post.

Featured Health & Environment

New Trash Schedule on Mondays and Thursdays; Clean Streets Flyer

Changes to the citywide trash collection services began on July 1. For the North End, the first Thursday of the new schedule will be July 4th. Trash collection will begin on Thursday morning at 6 a.m. There is no delay for the Fourth of July holiday. Residents are encouraged to put their trash and recycling Read More…

Featured Meetings

Boston Public Works Explains New Trash / Street Sweeping Schedule for the North End

Brian Coughlin, Superintendent of Waste Reduction for the City of Boston Department of Public Works joined the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association June meeting to discuss changes to the city’s trash and recycling pick-up, beginning July 1st. Starting July 1, Capital Waste will return to Boston as the City’s trash collector. Trash pick-up will Read More…

Government Health & Environment

Mayor’s Column: Updates to Trash and Recycling Pickup Will Improve Efficiency & Convenience for North End Residents

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh One of the most fundamental ways we can improve the quality of life in our neighborhoods is by proactively addressing the basic needs of our residents. The men and women of our Public Works Department do a great job keeping our communities clean and in good condition for the benefit Read More…

Community

Public Works Officials Discuss Trash Collection Changes, Effective July 1st

Chris Osgood, Boston’s Chief of Streets, and Brian Coughlin, Public Works Superintendent, addressed the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) this week regarding the upcoming changes to citywide trash collection services. Specifically, there is a new weekly schedule and pickup start time for the North End and downtown neighborhoods. North End / Waterfront trash Read More…

Community Featured Health & Environment

Reader Poll: Do You Support the Upcoming Switch to an Earlier Time for Trash Collection?

As of July 1, 2019, trash and recycling collection in the City of Boston will begin one hour earlier, at 6 a.m. The City stresses that this earlier time will allow workers to get a jump-start on their day-long collection efforts, reducing congestion on city streets during peak hours. However, some residents are concerned that Read More…

Community Featured

What’s The 311? Overflowing Compost, Endicott Street Light Repaired, Shopping Cart Full of Trash

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. Compost Bins Overflowing at Nazzaro Center “The compost (not trash) at the Nazzaro Community Center in the North End of Boston is overflowing, people are trying Read More…

Community Health & Environment

Trash Improvements at Cutillo Park

The Friends of Cutillo Park have been working with the Parks Department to get a new, park-like trash barrel that was installed last Friday next to the basketball court at the Park, located on Stillman Street in the North End. The previous lone trash barrel in Cutillo Park, which was a 55-gallon drum, was recently Read More…

Event Notices

North End Clean Streets Meeting January 31

The North End Clean Streets Committee will hold a public meeting on Thursday, January 31 at 6:30 p.m. at the Nazzaro Center. The Clean Streets Committee is part of District One City Councilor Lydia Edwards’ proposal to tackle the neighborhood’s persistent trash issues with a new non-profit structure similar to a BID. The committee will Read More…

Community Featured

What’s The 311? Sink Hole Returns at Columbus Park and Trash Non-Issue on Hull Street

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. Christopher Columbus Park Pot Hole Still There “Hole in the harborwalk in front of Christopher Columbus park” The original 311 post can be found here. The Read More…

Community Featured

Reader Poll: Would You Donate to a Clean Streets Program for the North End?

Earlier this month, City Councilor Lydia Edwards spoke at both the North End Residents’ Association and North End Neighborhood Council November meetings to propose a new solution to the North End’s persistent trash problems – a voluntary clean streets program run by a local non-profit. With this program, tenants, landlords and businesses could donate on Read More…