Month: October 2021

Janey Erases Columbus Day

With one swoop of her pen Acting Mayor Kim Janey erased a holiday that local Italians in the North End and throughout Boston have been celebrating for generations. By executive order last week, Janey established Monday, October 11, and every…

Mayoral Candidates on NEWRA Agenda

Both Boston mayoral candidates, Annissa Essaibi George and Michelle Wu will be discussing their platform and answering questions at tonight’s (Oct. 14) North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly public meeting via Zoom. NEWRA will address several other issues and proposals…

FOCCP Celebrates 20th Anniversary

A special meeting celebrating the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) 20th anniversary was held on October 12. FOCCP Board member Patricia Sabbey’s fascinating photo-packed time travel from pre-colonial days to the present was featured. Members learned why the park…

In Brief

NEWNC Addresses Variance Change There was only one voting agenda item on the October North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) monthly meeting. An application by Cross Street Ventures, LLC, for a variance to turn a currently finished basement space at 114…