Community News

Trolley Tour and Tree Lighting

The Mayor’s annual Enchanted Trolley Tour has been officially canceled.

Former North Ender Elected New Hampshire State Representative

Former North End resident Peter Petringo has been elected to the New Hampshire, Hillsborough 23rd District State Representative.

Peter currently resides in Milford, New Hampshire with his wife Marie and has two children Chris and Laura.

He was very active in community affairs when he lived in the North End.

Kids Movie Fundraiser at Nazzaro Center

A City of Boston CANshare Drive 2018 will be held at the Nazzaro Center tomorrow night Friday, December 14 at 7 p.m. with the showing of Dr. Seuss, “Grinch”.

The benefit is for members and non-members ages seven and under. A parent must accompany the child at all times. Donation is $10 per child.

Hot dogs and snacks will be provided. Feel free to bring blankets and or pillows.

Nazzaro Center Vacation Schedule

A December Vacation Schedule has been established for Nazzaro Community Center.

  • Monday, December 24-Open all day.
  • Tuesday, December 25-Closed.
  • Wednesday, December 26-open 8-6. Swimming, cost free, be at Center by 11 AM.
  • Thursday, December 27-open 8-6. Movies (TBA) cost $12.00.
  • Friday, December 28-open 8-6. Ice-skating, cost $5. Free if you have your own skates. Helmets are strongly recommended. Be at the Center by 10:30 a.m..
  • Monday, December 31-open 8-5.

After school hours are not in effect this week. No refunds.

NEWRA Monthly Meeting

North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Nazzaro Community Center.

North Street Grille Neighborhood Night to Benefit Community

North Street Grille, 229 North Street will host “Neighborhood Night” on the first Thursday of each month from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m..

The owners will donate 30% of the proceeds to neighborhood organizations.

Jan. 3, donations will go to NEAD for the annual scholarship fund.

Feb. 7, donations will go to NEAD for its Annual Drug Awareness Day.

NEMPAC Offers Two Children’s Programs

North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) is offering two programs, First Steps and Family Music Makers, for children ages six months to three years of age.

To learn more about First Steps and Family Music Makers call 617-227-2270 or visit

Fireworks Display

Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) will bring in the new year (2019) with a firework display on Tuesday, December 31, with two barges of firework at midnight on the Boston Harbor.

Complimentary          Wine Tasting

  1. Cirace and Son, Inc., 173 North Street, North End offers complimentary Wine tasting on Fridays from 5-7 p.m. All are welcome to participate by visiting the award-winning shop. For details call 617-227-3193.

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NSC Christmas Party

The North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NSC) will hold its Christmas Holiday Party on Friday, December 14 at 12:30 p.m. For details call 617-523-8125. Performance by NEMPAC at 3:30 p.m.

Public Safety Meeting

The next North End Public Safety meeting with District A1 Boston Police will be held at the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street on Thursday, January 3 at 6 p.m.

NEWNC Monthly Meeting

North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will hold its next public meeting on Monday, January 14 at 7 p.m. at the Nazzaro Community Center.

NEWRA Monthly Meeting

North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) will hold its next public meeting on Thursday, January 10 at 7 p.m. at the Nazzaro Community Center.

Nazzaro Center Christmas Party

The Nazzaro Community Center will hold its Christmas Party from members on Wednesday, December 19 from 3  to 6 p.m.. For details call 617-635-5166.

Trip to Thompson Island

A New Year’s Day Boat Trip to Thompson Island will be held on Tuesday, January 1 at 12 noon by the Friends of Boston Harbor Islands, Inc. For details call 781-740-4290.

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