Community Featured Government Meetings

Elected Officials Discuss FY21 Budget; Restaurant Relief; Developments Impacting North End & Waterfront

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) and North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) hosted a virtual joint meeting to hear updates from local elected officials on Tuesday evening. Follow along with the video or find points of interest summarized below. Senator Joe Boncore provided updates regarding restaurant relief, transportation, police reform legislature, and the Commonwealth’s budget. Read More…

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Residents’ Association & Neighborhood Council Meeting with Mayor Walsh & Elected Officials Sept. 22

The North End/ Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) and the North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will hold a meeting with elected officials on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 7pm via Zoom. Mayor Marty Walsh, Senator Joe Boncore, Councilor Lydia Edwards, Councilor Annissa Essaibi-George, Councilor Ed Flynn, and Representative Aaron Michlewitz will provide updates on important Read More…

Community Featured Food & Drink Meetings

City Hearings Dish Out Details on Extension of Outdoor Dining and Heating Options

Conducting two hearings on Thursday, the City of Boston’s Licensing Board in concert with an interdepartmental team discussed details related to outdoor dining. Following the Walsh administration’s decision to extend outdoor dining until at least December 1st in an effort to offer continued relief for the restaurant industry in the wake of the COVID-19 publish Read More…

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Neighborhood Council Committee Reports; Updates From Save Boston’s Waterfront & Old North

The North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) September 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 Tuesday, September 22nd at 7pm with local elected officials. Agenda Read More…

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Daily Catch Waterfront Petitions Restaurant Expansion to Residents’ Association & Neighborhood Council

Daily Catch Waterfront, located at 65-69 Atlantic Avenue, sought support to expand their restaurant into an adjacent former laser studio from the North End/ Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) and the North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC). NEWRA voted to oppose the project 15-2 and NEWNC unanimously voted to support the project with nine votes. The Read More…

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Wharf District Council Reports: State Rep. Michlewitz, Pinnacle at Central Wharf, New Public Art, Water Taxi Service Paused

The Wharf District Council (WDC) held its September meeting on Tuesday, September 15th via Zoom. A number of notable reports and community updates were included as part of a full agenda. Update From State Representative Aaron Michlewitz Unpacking issues related to the state budget in his capacity as the Chairman of the Ways and Means Read More…

Featured Meetings Real Estate

Neighborhood Council Opposes Revised St. Leonard’s Rectory Conversion Proposal

A revised proposal for the former St. Leonard’s rectory at 14 N. Bennet St. was opposed 5-4 by the North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) during their monthly meeting on Monday evening. The proposal is requesting to change the legal occupancy of the building from a rectory to six residential units. The previous version, which Read More…

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Save Boston’s Waterfront Voices Opposition to Chiofaro’s Pinnacle; Residents’ Association Drafts Letter in Response to Project Proposal

Save Boston’s Waterfront, an effort supported by the New England Aquarium, presented their opposition to the Chiofaro Company’s Pinnacle project during the monthly North End/ Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) meeting. Surrounded by controversy, the Chiofaro Company has proposed a project called the Pinnacle at Central Wharf as an effort to redevelop the current Harbor Garage Read More…

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Neighborhood Council Sept. 14 Agenda: Save Boston’s Waterfront, N. Washington St. Bus Lane, Old North Updates, 14 N. Bennet St. Conversion, Daily Catch Waterfront Expansion Request

The North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, September 14, 2020 at 7pm via Zoom. In addition to the monthly committee reports, the meeting will hear from Save Boston’s Waterfront voicing opposition to the Harbor Garage Redevelopment project plans, a presentation regarding the N. Washington St. proposed bus lane, Read More…

Featured Meetings Transportation

Residents’ Association Hears Updates on N. Washington St. Bus Lane Proposal

Boston Transportation Department (BTD) Transit Team Director Matt Moran and Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) Transportation Planner Jack Halverson joined the North End/ Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) during their monthly meeting to provide updates on the proposed N. Washington Street bus lane. See the full video at the bottom of this page or find Read More…

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Hundreds Zoom in for Harbor Garage Redevelopment Meeting on Chiofaro’s Pinnacle Project

The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) held a virtual meeting on Wednesday evening to update the Chiofaro Company’s proposal on Pinnacle at Central Wharf project, intent on replacing the Harbor Garage. With BPDA public meetings resuming, the September 9th Harbor Garage Redevelopment Meeting, a successor to the public meeting held in February, saw plenty of Read More…

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Residents’ Association Sept. 10 Agenda: N. Washington St. Bus Lane, Harbor Garage Redevelopment, Save Boston’s Waterfront, Daily Catch Waterfront Expansion Request

The North End/ Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, September 10th, 2020 at 6:30pm via Zoom. The meeting will include three presentations regarding the N. Washington St. proposed bus lane, the Harbor Garage Redevelopment project proposal for a 600-foot high building, and Save Boston’s Waterfront voicing opposition to the Harbor Read More…