Sunset rainbow 🌇🌈
Did you see the rainbow last night? We scoured twitter for the best pics from the North End. Let us know if we missed any @NorthEndPage.
Two alarm fire at 288 Hanover Street; third fire on this block in five years
Boston Fire reported smoke showing from the roof at approximately 5:45pm Wednesday evening which turned out to be a two alarm fire in the building.
Spotted: The annual filling of the Mirabella Pool
Workers were busy shuttling water from Methuen to the North End to fill up the Mirabella Pools on Wednesday night. They told us it will take at least 18 truck loads. I didn't get a clear answer when I asked why they trucked it in from Methuen rather than use MWRA water 🤷♀️.
MBTA proposes eliminating Commercial Street bus stops
The MBTA unveiled its Bus Network Redesign Proposal yesterday. Among the proposed changes is the elimination of the #4 bus service whose inbound route ran along Commercial Street on weekday mornings - stopping at Hanover and Hull Streets.
North End Skinny House wasn't built out of "spite" - it's what remains of a larger original structure
North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council meeting - May 2022
Nazzaro Community Center to Reopen May 16
The two month lead paint remediation project at BCYF Nazzaro Community Center in the North End is complete and the center is scheduled to reopen on Monday, May 16.
The lead removal project included scraping loose and flaking lead paint on ceilings and stabilizing areas, leaving areas ready for paint, and cleaning rooms by HEPA vacuuming and TSP wash. Lead removal work has been safely completed in the gym, second floor rooms and hallway, the staircase, and areas of the exterior.
May NEWNC meeting agenda
The North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will hold its monthly meeting Monday, May 9th.
Join the meeting Monday night with this link:
Proposal to add one story and roof deck to 47-48 Snow Hill St. 47-48 Snow Hill is the cute three story building with dormers across from Copp's Hill. An abutters meeting was already held. Looking forward to seeing their plans.
Gigi Coletta wins District 1 City Council to replace Lydia Edwards
Gigi Coletta beat out Tania Del Rio to win the District 1 City Council seat left vacant by Lydia Edwards when she resigned to be a full-time State Senator. Coletta had worked previously as a staffer for Edwards.
Congrats to Coletta and Del Rio for a great campaign.