2 hours ago

Emerald Necklace Conservancy to Celebrate 20 Years with Art Exhibition

The Emerald Necklace Conservancy turns 20 this year, and to celebrate, they have proposed a 12-week art exhibition in the parks. This is one of three initiatives the Conservancy is pursuing to honor the anniversary.

    Emerald Necklace Conservancy to Celebrate 20 Years with Art Exhibition
    The Emerald Necklace Conservancy turns 20 this year, and to celebrate, they have proposed a 12-week art exhibition in the parks. This is one of three initiatives the Conservancy is pursuing to honor the anniversary. Exhibition Curator and Project Manager Jen Mergel presented the proposal at a Boston Art Commission hearing on June 12.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

2 hours ago

Police Briefs 06-19-2018

Beacon Hill Beat

    Police Briefs 06-19-2018
    Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Assault and Battery 06/03/18 - A Charles Street restaurant worker reported another employee assaulted him at around 4 p.m. The supervisor said the victim got into a verbal altercation with an employee over doing his side work before it escalated into a physical assault.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

2 hours ago

Kingsley Montessori Graduation

Dorothy Elizabeth Russell and Ceva Gabrielle Stanley embrace and remember some great memories from elementary school during the Kingsley Montessori School graduation on Thursday, June 13, in the Back Bay Events Center. Graduates were encouraged by Kingsley alumnus Max Aboko-Cole, who delivered the alumni address, and is now a student at American University.

    Kingsley Montessori Graduation
    Dorothy Elizabeth Russell and Ceva Gabrielle Stanley embrace and remember some great memories from elementary school during the Kingsley Montessori School graduation on Thursday, June 13, in the Back Bay Events Center. Graduates were encouraged by Kingsley alumnus Max Aboko-Cole, who delivered the alumni address, and is now a student at American University.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

2 hours ago

Residents Lack Access to Primary and Specialty Care

While Massachusetts has led the nation with health care reform, residents of the Commonwealth continue to lack basic access to primary and specialty care across the state. Poor patient access to care, an uncontrolled opioid epidemic and rising healthcare costs together present a perfect storm.  Many states however, have been proactive about removing practice barriers to increase access to NP driven care.

    Residents Lack Access to Primary and Specialty Care
    While Massachusetts has led the nation with health care reform, residents of the Commonwealth continue to lack basic access to primary and specialty care across the state. Poor patient access to care, an uncontrolled opioid epidemic and rising healthcare costs together present a perfect storm.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

2 hours ago

Charles River Watershed Association Welcomes New Executive Director

The Charles River Watershed Association announced that it has named Emily Norton, who is currently director of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Sierra Club, as CRWA’s new executive director. She succeeds longtime CRWA Executive Director Bob Zimmerman.

    Charles River Watershed Association Welcomes New Executive Director
    The Charles River Watershed Association announced that it has named Emily Norton, who is currently director of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Sierra Club, as CRWA's new executive director. She succeeds longtime CRWA Executive Director Bob Zimmerman. Norton, of Newton, brings widespread experience in both politics and environmental advocacy to CRWA.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

2 hours ago

Carvalho Sees His Public Service as Setting Strong Foundation for DA Run

Evandro Carvalho believes his campaign for Suffolk County District Attorney is picking up momentum with just under three months to go before the Democratic primary is held on Sept. 4.

    Carvalho Sees His Public Service as Setting Strong Foundation for DA Run
    Evandro Carvalho believes his campaign for Suffolk County District Attorney is picking up momentum with just under three months to go before the Democratic primary is held on Sept. 4.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

2 hours ago

Letters to the Editor

My vote in support of Mayor Walsh’s Short Term Rental Ordinance

    Letters to the Editor
    My vote in support of Mayor Walsh's Short Term Rental Ordinance Dear Editor: "Last night, along with many of my colleagues, I attended a 'Make Boston Affordable!' community meeting and rally at the Boston Teachers Union co-sponsored by MAHA and the GBIO.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

2 hours ago

Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

SUMMER EVENING AT OTIS HOUSE THIS THURSDAY

    Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner
    SUMMER EVENING AT OTIS HOUSE THIS THURSDAY Get your tickets online at www.bhcivic.org or call the BHCA office at 617-227-1922. The Beacon Hill Civic Association has various committees that focus on a targeted range of issues and initiatives aligning with the BHCA mission.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

2 hours ago

City Council Adopts Amended Short-Term Rental Ordinance:Eliminates Investor Units, Leeway on Owner-Occupants

The Boston City Council voted late Wednesday afternoon to adopt Mayor Martin Walsh’s amended short-term rental ordinance by a vote of 11-2, eliminating the controversial investor units that have been described as “de facto hotels,” but also giving some new leeway to owner-occupants to rent out their units for short-term platforms.

    City Council Adopts Amended Short-Term Rental Ordinance:Eliminates Investor Units, Leeway on Owner-Occupants
    The Boston City Council voted late Wednesday afternoon to adopt Mayor Martin Walsh's amended short-term rental ordinance by a vote of 11-2, eliminating the controversial investor units that have been described as "de facto hotels," but also giving some new leeway to owner-occupants to rent out their units for short-term platforms. "We have eliminated the investor units that are putting pressure on our housing market, and we're also allowing this industry to operate and grow," said Councilor Michael Flaherty, who chaired the committee that looked at the new effort.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

4 hours ago

5 hours ago

Thursday’s Brief: Best People-Watching Spots, Spectacle Island Fireworks, Don Giovanni & Opening Night Reception, Gentle Yoga

Event Notices

    Thursday's Brief: Best People-Watching Spots, Spectacle Island Fireworks, Don Giovanni & Opening Night Reception, Gentle Yoga - NorthEndWaterfront.com
    Things to know for Thursday Today is Thursday, June 21 and be sure to tune in at noon today for a Facebook Live event on the WGBH News page for the latest installment of Inside Boston with Joe Mathieu. This week's episode will focus on Boston's historic North End neighborhood.
    https://northendwaterfront.com

5 hours ago

The North End shared a link.

    Thursday's Brief: Best People-Watching Spots, Spectacle Island Fireworks, Don Giovanni & Opening Night Reception, Gentle Yoga - NorthEndWaterfront.com
    Things to know for Thursday Today is Thursday, June 21 and be sure to tune in at noon today for a Facebook Live event on the WGBH News page for the latest installment of Inside Boston with Joe Mathieu. This week's episode will focus on Boston's historic North End neighborhood.
    https://northendwaterfront.com

13 hours ago

B/Spoke Is Debuting Their Signature Bootcamp Class in Boston

1 Federal Street rooftop/Photo credit Elisif Photography

    B/Spoke Is Debuting Their Signature Bootcamp Class in Boston
    With a rooftop workout and summer solstice afterparty. Thursday marks the longest day of the year and the official beginning of summer (as if Monday's temps weren't enough to convince us of that) and B/SPOKE studios is celebrating. You can enjoy the extra sunlight from the rooftop of 1 Federal St.
    https://www.bostonmagazine.com

13 hours ago

The North End shared a link.

    Here are the Pizza Makers for the 2018 Boston Pizza Festival - NorthEndWaterfront.com
    The 2018 Boston Pizza Festival is only a few weeks away. The second iteration of the festival will take place on July 7th and 8th at City Hall Plaza from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on both days. A complete list of vendors at the festival has been announced.
    https://northendwaterfront.com

14 hours ago

Here are the Pizza Makers for the 2018 Boston Pizza Festival

Event Notices

    Here are the Pizza Makers for the 2018 Boston Pizza Festival - NorthEndWaterfront.com
    The 2018 Boston Pizza Festival is only a few weeks away. The second iteration of the festival will take place on July 7th and 8th at City Hall Plaza from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on both days. A complete list of vendors at the festival has been announced.
    https://northendwaterfront.com

14 hours ago

City Council Committee on Government Operations Working Session on Dockets #0101 and #0987

1 City Hall Square

    City Council Committee on Government Operations Working Session on Dockets #0101 and #0987
    A working session on Docket #0101, order approving a petition for a special law re: "An Act to Regulate Lobbying Activities before the City of Boston," and Docket #0987, an ordinance amending Chapter 2 of the City of Boston Code, Ordinances, Regarding Lobbyist Registration and Regulation.
    https://www.boston.gov

14 hours ago

The North End shared a link.

    Cubs Win Out Over Tigers in Major League Championship Series - NorthEndWaterfront.com
    The Cubs have swept the Tigers in the best of three series, earning the title of 2018 Major League Champions.It has been said that the Tigers and Cubs have been rivals for as long as anyone can remember. Only a few players remain in the league today from days when a young and ambitious, Luigi ...
    https://northendwaterfront.com

15 hours ago

Cubs Win Out Over Tigers in Major League Championship Series

Kids & Families

    Cubs Win Out Over Tigers in Major League Championship Series - NorthEndWaterfront.com
    The Cubs have swept the Tigers in the best of three series, earning the title of 2018 Major League Champions.It has been said that the Tigers and Cubs have been rivals for as long as anyone can remember. Only a few players remain in the league today from days when a young and ambitious, Luigi ...
    https://northendwaterfront.com

16 hours ago

The North End shared a link.

    Social Highlights This Week: National Cannoli Day, Swim Season, Neon Art & Flowers - NorthEndWaterfront.com
    Check out our weekly social media highlights from residents, visitors, and more in the area. To be featured, tag us @northend.waterfront on Instagram, @northendboston on Twitter, @northendwaterfront on Facebook. Use hashtags #northendboston or #bostonwaterfront. Photos from Greenway Installation One of the best things about working in the North End is being so close to Boston's ...
    https://northendwaterfront.com

17 hours ago

Social Highlights This Week: National Cannoli Day, Swim Season, Neon Art & Flowers

Photos & Videos

    Social Highlights This Week: National Cannoli Day, Swim Season, Neon Art & Flowers - NorthEndWaterfront.com
    Check out our weekly social media highlights from residents, visitors, and more in the area. To be featured, tag us @northend.waterfront on Instagram, @northendboston on Twitter, @northendwaterfront on Facebook. Use hashtags #northendboston or #bostonwaterfront. Photos from Greenway Installation One of the best things about working in the North End is being so close to Boston's ...
    https://northendwaterfront.com

18 hours ago

The North End shared a link.

    Carolyn Lynch Garden Opens at North End Greenway Park (Plus, Bench Swings are Back) - NorthEndWaterfront.com
    There is a new horticulture hotspot in the 'hood! The Carolyn Lynch Garden debuted this month on the Greenway's North End Parks showing off the completely restored public space. The garden is located on the south side of Hanover Street (also known as Parcel 10), across from the Haymarket Hotel site.
    https://northendwaterfront.com

19 hours ago

LICENSING BOARD HEARING

1 City Hall Square

    LICENSING BOARD HEARING
    The Licensing Board will hold a hearing on June 27 at 10 a.m. Cafe Juiceup D/B/A: Cafe Juiceup 1290 BLUE HILL AVE MATTAPAN, MA 02126 License #: LB 365398 Has applied for a Common Victualler License to be exercised on the above - Café with retail take out.
    https://www.boston.gov

19 hours ago

Carolyn Lynch Garden Opens at North End Greenway Park (Plus, Bench Swings are Back)

Arts & Culture

    Carolyn Lynch Garden Opens at North End Greenway Park (Plus, Bench Swings are Back) - NorthEndWaterfront.com
    There is a new horticulture hotspot in the 'hood! The Carolyn Lynch Garden debuted this month on the Greenway's North End Parks showing off the completely restored public space. The garden is located on the south side of Hanover Street (also known as Parcel 10), across from the Haymarket Hotel site.
    https://northendwaterfront.com

19 hours ago

The North End shared a link.

    Chairman of ADCO Ford Cavallari Breaks Down AirBnB Ordinance to Residents' Association - NorthEndWaterfront.com
    Ford Cavallari, Chairman of the Alliance of Downtown Civic Organizations, explained the recently passed AirBnB ordinance at the June North End / Waterfront Residents' Association (NEWRA) meeting last Thursday. Watch the video above and follow along with this summary. This new ordinance essentially bans investors.
    https://northendwaterfront.com

20 hours ago

Chairman of ADCO Ford Cavallari Breaks Down AirBnB Ordinance to Residents’ Association

Meeting Reports

    Chairman of ADCO Ford Cavallari Breaks Down AirBnB Ordinance to Residents' Association - NorthEndWaterfront.com
    Ford Cavallari, Chairman of the Alliance of Downtown Civic Organizations, explained the recently passed AirBnB ordinance at the June North End / Waterfront Residents' Association (NEWRA) meeting last Thursday. Watch the video above and follow along with this summary. This new ordinance essentially bans investors.
    https://northendwaterfront.com

21 hours ago

South Station’s Well Coffee House to Expand Downtown

The Well Coffee House will soon expand beyond South Station. A second location opens in the next two to three weeks in the space left vacant by Pret a Manger (1 State St.) in Downtown Boston, according to community liaison Julie Love.

    South Station's Well Coffee House to Expand Downtown
    The Well Coffee House will soon expand beyond South Station. A second location opens in the next two to three weeks in the space left vacant by Pret a Manger (1 State St.) in Downtown Boston, according to community liaison Julie Love. The Well Coffee House is a Christian non-profit cafe staffed by volunteers.
    https://boston.eater.com

28 hours ago

28 hours ago

The North End shared a link.

    Wednesday's Brief: Family Separation Demonstration, Historic Worship Sites Tour, Tea & Tranquility, Adult Book Discussion - NorthEndWaterfront.com
    Things to know for Wednesday Today is Wednesday, June 20 and if you're looking for something to do this evening, there are still spaces left for a special tour "Brethren, Bethel, and Basilica" - that highlights Community Worship Sites in and around Boston's historic North Square and a rare behind-the-scenes tour of Sacred Heart Church.
    https://northendwaterfront.com

29 hours ago

Wednesday’s Brief: Family Separation Demonstration, Historic Worship Sites Tour, Tea & Tranquility, Adult Book Discussion

Daily Briefs

    Wednesday's Brief: Family Separation Demonstration, Historic Worship Sites Tour, Tea & Tranquility, Adult Book Discussion - NorthEndWaterfront.com
    Things to know for Wednesday Today is Wednesday, June 20 and if you're looking for something to do this evening, there are still spaces left for a special tour "Brethren, Bethel, and Basilica" - that highlights Community Worship Sites in and around Boston's historic North Square and a rare behind-the-scenes tour of Sacred Heart Church.
    https://northendwaterfront.com

34 hours ago

The North End shared a link.

    Reader Poll: North-South Rail Link or South Station Expansion? - NorthEndWaterfront.com
    A recent study shows that connecting North and South Station by tunnel would cost at least $12 billion, possibly as high as $21.5 billion, depending on the number of tracks. This proposal is in competition with the idea of an expansion of South Station to increase train service to the south and west, which would ...
    https://northendwaterfront.com

35 hours ago

Reader Poll: North-South Rail Link or South Station Expansion?

Community

    Reader Poll: North-South Rail Link or South Station Expansion? - NorthEndWaterfront.com
    A recent study shows that connecting North and South Station by tunnel would cost at least $12 billion, possibly as high as $21.5 billion, depending on the number of tracks. This proposal is in competition with the idea of an expansion of South Station to increase train service to the south and west, which would ...
    https://northendwaterfront.com

38 hours ago

North End Resident Celebrates 98 Years Young

People

    North End Resident Celebrates 98 Years Young - NorthEndWaterfront.com
    North End resident Paul Farris celebrated his 98th birthday on June 17, 2018. Paul is a longtime volunteer with The Franciscan Food Center at St. Anthony Shrine, which threw a celebration in his honor to mark the occasion. Not long ago, Paul "retired from volunteering," but was drawn back to this ministry after seeing a ...
    https://northendwaterfront.com

39 hours ago

The North End shared a link.

    Copp's Hill Burying Ground Recommended for Community Preservation Act Funding - NorthEndWaterfront.com
    Copp's Hill Burying Ground has been recommended to receive $104,400 as part of the spring pilot program for the City's Community Preservation Act funding. This program will fund ready-to-go projects focused on historic preservation, affordable housing, and parks and open space. Copp's Hill Burying Ground is one of 35 recommended projects, selected by the Community Preservation ...
    https://northendwaterfront.com

40 hours ago

Copp’s Hill Burying Ground Recommended for Community Preservation Act Funding

Arts & Culture

    Copp's Hill Burying Ground Recommended for Community Preservation Act Funding - NorthEndWaterfront.com
    Copp's Hill Burying Ground has been recommended to receive $104,400 as part of the spring pilot program for the City's Community Preservation Act funding. This program will fund ready-to-go projects focused on historic preservation, affordable housing, and parks and open space. Copp's Hill Burying Ground is one of 35 recommended projects, selected by the Community Preservation ...
    https://northendwaterfront.com

42 hours ago

The North End shared a link.

    Eliot School Cheers 8th Graders at Old North Church Ceremony - NorthEndWaterfront.com
    The Eliot Innovation School celebrated its 8th graders at a promotion ceremony held at Old North Church last week. Eliot Principal Traci Griffith said, "We are proud of who our grade 8 students are today and who they will become tomorrow!" The keynote speaker was Mr. Michael O'Neill, School Committee Member.
    https://northendwaterfront.com

43 hours ago

Eliot School Cheers 8th Graders at Old North Church Ceremony

Schools

    Eliot School Cheers 8th Graders at Old North Church Ceremony - NorthEndWaterfront.com
    The Eliot Innovation School celebrated its 8th graders at a promotion ceremony held at Old North Church last week. Eliot Principal Traci Griffith said, "We are proud of who our grade 8 students are today and who they will become tomorrow!" The keynote speaker was Mr. Michael O'Neill, School Committee Member.
    https://northendwaterfront.com

43 hours ago

Occupancy Change at 20 Moon St. Tabled at Neighborhood Council on Roof Deck and AirBnb Concerns [Video]

Meeting Reports

    Occupancy Change at 20 Moon St. Tabled at Neighborhood Council on Roof Deck and AirBnb Concerns [Video] - NorthEndWaterfront.com
    The property owner of 20 Moon Street, Jonathan Raisz, is petitioning the Boston Zoning Board of Appeal (ZBA) to change the legal occupancy of the existing building from one commercial / four residential to a five unit residential dwelling. The proposal would make the garden level unit residential, which is currently zoned as commercial.
    https://northendwaterfront.com

44 hours ago

Public Improvement Commission hearing

1 City Hall Square

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As shown on a plan entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Marquee License Plan, Boylston Street and Washington Street, Boston Proper,” 1 sheet dated May 30, 2018.

...Arlington Street, Boston Proper, on its easterly side at address #52-78 located generally between Park Plaza and Columbus Avenue, and consisting of seating for 12 persons and approximately 280 square feet within the public...

As shown on a set of plans entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Specific Repair Plan, 150 Seaport Boulevard, Seaport,” 3 sheets dated May 4, 2018.

1-70 Vallar Road, Faywood Road, 160-248 Waldemar Avenue; East Boston – Discontinuance, Widening & Relocation, Specific Repairs – On a set of joint petitions by Trinity Orient Heights Phase Two Limited Partnership and the Boston Housing Authority

1-70 Vallar Road, Faywood Road, 160-248 Waldemar Avenue; East Boston – Discontinuance, Widening & Relocation, Specific Repairs – On a set of joint petitions by Trinity Orient Heights Phase Two Limited Partnership and the Boston Housing Authority

    Public Improvement Commission hearing
    The Public Improvement Commission is holding a hearing on June 21 at 10 a.m. Public Hearing On a petition by Orange Barrel Media LLC for the granting of a Projection License for the installation of a digital marquee over a portion of the sidewalk within Boylston Street, Boston Proper, on its northerly side at 621 Washington Street located west of Washington Street.
    https://www.boston.gov

2 days ago

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