Event Notices

NEWRA December Agenda & Membership Drive

NEWRA Logo ClearThe North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) is having their December meeting on Thursday, December 10th. The agenda is shown below and also available at www.newra.org. There will also be holiday refreshments at the end of the meeting.

NEWRA Membership Drive – This is also the time of year that NEWRA is having its annual membership drive. New members are welcome to join and existing members are encouraged to renew before the end of the calendar year.

You can become a member or renew by filling out the membership form and bringing it to an upcoming meeting or mail it to the address on the form. Due are $10/year and membership is open to residents who maintain their primary residence in the North End/Waterfront area. See the membership page at www.newra.org for more information.


December Meeting Agenda
Date: Thursday, December 10, 2009
Time: 7:00 PM
Location:  Nazzaro Center
30 North Bennet Street

7:00 PM – 7:30 PM
•    President’s Report
•    Reports from City Hall:
–  Nicole Leo, Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services
–  Kathy Carangelo-McIsaac, Councilor Sal LaMattina’s Office
•    Membership Committee
•    Clean Streets Committee
•    Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee

•    Committee on Parks and Public Spaces
First meeting to be held in January, 2010
Date to be announced, Nazzaro Center

Zoning and Licensing Applications
7:30 PM – 7:50 PM
112 Prince St., Damian Szary (building owner) is seeking a zoning variance for floor-area ratio to expand the first floor unit into the basement and increase the living space by 300 square feet, as part of ongoing renovation of the building.  Use of building will remain 4 residential units, to be sold as condos.

7:50 PM – 8:10 PM
Ristorante Lucia, 415 Hanover St., Donato Frattaroli has applied for a zoning variance from the Board of Appeal to allow live entertainment in the basement level of the restaurant to include not more than two instruments, not more than one vocalist, and comedian.  The entertainment would cease at 11:00 P.M.  If zoning relief is granted, application will then be filed with the Mayor’s Office of Consumer Affairs and Licensing for the live entertainment license.

New Neighborhood Business

8:10 PM – 8:20 PM
Candy Store
LULU’s Sweet Shoppe, 57-1/2 Salem Street,
will make a short presentation about the new store that will sell candy and other sweets in the former location of Dairy Fresh Candies.

Holiday Refreshments
8:20 PM
Please join us and your neighbors in a holiday celebration with light refreshments!

Don’t forget to renew your NEWRA membership for 2010!
Membership forms should be filled out and brought to the meeting or mailed in at the address on the form. More information is available at www.newra.org page.

See the community calendar for all neighborhood meetings.