Featured Meetings

Neighborhood Council Hears Updates on Phase III in Boston, Discusses N. Washington St. Bridge Progress

The North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) July 2020 meeting started with a series of notable reports and updates, summarized below. Brett Roman, NEWNC President’s Report: Members were reminded that the North End/ Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) and NEWNC will host a joint meeting on Wednesday, July 22nd at 6pm with local elected officials. Councilor Read More…

Meetings Transportation

Public Meeting on Potential N. Washington St. Outbound Bus Lane July 15

The City of Boston and MBTA are partnering on potential bus lane improvements to North Washington Street. In order to facilitate better northbound bus service, they are investigating a potential outbound bus lane. This lane would not impact existing parking or the bike lane. A virtual public meeting will provide residents an opportunity to share their Read More…

Event Notices Meetings

Neighborhood Council July 13 Agenda: Licensing Board COVID-19 Guideline Updates, 210 Endicott St. Elevator Extension, Table Mercato Seeks to Operate Take-out

The North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, July 13th, 2020 at 7pm via Zoom. The meeting will include three discussions, in addition to the monthly committee reports. Chairwoman of the Boston Licensing Board, Kathleen Joyce, will provide information regarding COVID-19 guidelines and other updates. A petitioner at 210 Read More…

Featured Meetings Transportation

Traffic Pattern Changes as Shift to N. Washington St. Temporary Bridge Begins

The North Washington Street Bridge will be entering a new stage where traffic will be shifting onto the temporary bridge during the weekend of July 17–19. The replacement project for the North Washington Street Bridge (also known as the Charlestown Bridge) was approved back in March 2018 and is estimated to be completed in 2023 Read More…

Featured Meetings

Wharf District Council June Reports: Police Update, MBTA Ferries Resuming, Aquarium Reopening Plans

The Wharf District Council (WDC) held its June meeting on Tuesday, June 16, via Zoom. A number of notable reports and community updates were included as part of a full agenda. Boston Police – Public Safety Report Captain Fong, who is set to retire Friday, delivered his final active duty police report. One International Place Read More…

Arts & Culture Health & Environment Meetings

New England Aquarium Dives Deep – Presents Reopening Plans and State of Affairs to Neighborhood Groups

Suzanne Matus, the New England Aquarium’s Vice President of Marketing and Communications, recently gave a “State of the Aquarium” update before two community groups, NEWNC (North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council) and NEWRA (North End/Waterfront Residents Association). Pandemic Effects and Reopening Plans On March 13th, the Aquarium closed its doors due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Ticket sales Read More…

Community Featured Government Meetings

Neighborhood Will Decide on Columbus Statue, Say Walsh and Michlewitz; Talk Outdoor Tables, Feasts, Pool, Voting at Residents Meeting [Video]

NEWRA MEETING VIDEO Click/tap here to view the video of Mayor Mayor Marty Walsh and State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, as well as the entire North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) meeting. Use the password: 7Z!+uG8. (including the period) Following a brief COVID-19 update, Boston Mayor Walsh and State Representative Aaron Michlewitz weighed in on Read More…

Community Meetings

Neighborhood Council June Updates: Restaurant Patio Proposals, Summer Jobs Program, New Greenway Art, Ruff Dog Parks Reopening

The June 2020 North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting started with a series of notable reports. Read the full briefing or jump to points of interest broken out by topic below. City officials are currently considering restaurant patio proposals for sidewalk expansions. Restaurant owners are encouraged to consult with the Licensing Board for Read More…

Event Notices Meetings

June 11 Residents Association Agenda: Mayor Marty Walsh, Rep. Michlewitz, New England Aquarium, Dolce Liquor License, John Romano North End / Waterfront / West End Liaison

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, June 11th, 2020 beginning at 7:00 PM. The agenda, as well as Zoom login information, may be found below. Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh  Rep. Aaron Michlewitz Introduction – John Romano, our new North End/Waterfront/West End liaison, Office of Neighbhorhood Services, Read More…

Community Featured Food & Drink Meetings

Dolce Cafe Liquor License Transfer Supported by North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council

Dolce Cafe, owned by DePasquale Ventures, made its case for a liquor license transfer at a virtual North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council meeting on Monday, June 8th. Attorney Ryan Gazda of Mcdermott Quilty & Miller LLP represented the proponent. Located at 272 Hanover St, the gelateria formerly held a Beer, Wine and Cordials license during Read More…

Event Notices Meetings

Neighborhood Council June 8 Agenda: New England Aquarium, North End Music & Performing Arts Center, 272 Hanover St. Dolce Inc.

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will hold their June meeting virtually on Monday, June 8, 2020 beginning at 7PM. The agenda, as well as Zoom login information, may be found below. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82849039569?pwd=WUdveCtWYjgvdUV1aDMydzYvZHd5Zz09Meeting ID: 828 4903 9569Password: 562527 One tap mobile:+13017158592,,82849039569# US (Germantown) +13126266799,,82849039569# US (Chicago) Dial by your location:+1 301 715 Read More…

Featured Government Meetings

Mayor Walsh Discusses City’s Reopening Strategy with Wharf District Council

Stressing the need for a slow and cautious approach to reopening the City, Mayor Walsh opened his discussion with the Wharf District Council at their May meeting by referencing the latest COVID-19 numbers, which as of Wednesday, May 20, stood at 588 deaths and over 12,000 reported cases in Boston. Watch the full meeting video Read More…