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December 8th Council Agenda: Battery & Prince Street Zoning, Plus Faneuil Hall Market Changes

North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council Website: Email: NEWNC AGENDA Monday, December 8, 2014, 7:00PM Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St. 1.  Welcome:  NEWNC President 2.  Call to order & Roll Call:  NEWNC President 3.  Meeting Protocol:  NEWNC Vice President 4.  Reports from the Offices of Local Elected Officials 5.  Committee Reports: […]

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December 11th Residents’ Association Agenda: Residential Zoning, Greenway Conservancy, Beautification Committee & Holiday Reception

The December 11, 2014 agenda for the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) includes: 102 – 104 Prince Street – Residential Zoning / Addition / Legal Occupancy 16 – 18 Battery Street – Residential Zoning / Legal Occupancy / Roof Deck Greenway Conservancy Presentation – Executive Director Jesse Brackenbury North End Beautification Committee […]

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Downtown Waterfront Planning Initiative

BRA Is Ready To Draft a New Municipal Harbor Plan

The Boston Redevelopment Authority has finished presenting individual projects for the Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Planning initiative and begins the process of drafting the MHP in consultation with the Advisory Committee. The committee heard a presentation from Mathew Littell, Utile Inc., about the “guiding principles and guidelines for urban design […]

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Waterfront Planning Shadows, Chapter 91 and Harbor Garage Alternatives

At this week’s meeting, the Boston Redevelopment Authority had Bruce Carlisle, Director of Coastal Zone Management, talk about the State’s Chapter 91 licensing process under which the BRA and the Municipal Harbor Plan (MHP) Advisory Committee will prepare recommendations. The state is looking for specific requirements for substitute provisions (when relaxing some requirements) […]

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North Square Beta Design

Neighborhood Reacts Negatively to Preliminary North Square Reconstruction Design [Meeting Video]

At a public meeting on Wednesday night, North End residents and stakeholders harshly criticized a preliminary design for the reconstruction of North Square. Boston Public Works has budgeted $2 million to make site improvements for historic North Square. Centrally located in Boston’s North End, it is one of the country’s oldest public squares […]

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TBHA President, Vivien Li (left) and Executive Director Julie Wormser, thank Brian Dacey for five years of service as Board Chair.

Boston Harbor Association Holds Annual Meeting Aboard “Majesty”

Looking ahead to new challenges and partnerships, The Boston Harbor Association (TBHA) held their 2014 Annual Meeting on Tuesday night. The event took place at the Long Wharf dock aboard the Majesty, courtesy of Boston Harbor Cruises. Longtime Board Chair, Brian Dacey, received honors as did Board Treasurer Bernie Dreiblatt. Both executives […]

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