In advance of Saturday’s community election for North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC), candidates were given the opportunity to introduce themselves to the community at this week’s NEWNC meeting.

NEWNC’s annual election is on Saturday, May 14, 2016, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 N. Bennet Street, North End, Boston. All North End / Waterfront residents (Ward 3, Precincts 1, 2, 3, and 4), age 18 and older, are eligible to vote in this year’s election. Bring proof of residence.

Candidates night remarks can be viewed in the above video, in ballot order:

  1. John Pregmon*  – North St.
  2. Brett Roman – Cleveland Pl.
  3. Zach Zimmerman** – Hanover St.
  4. Danielle D’Ambrosio – Hanover St.
  5. Anne Roach** – Charter St. 
  6. Gennaro Riccio* – Hanover St.
  7. Marie Simboli* – Prince St.
  8. Michael Bonetti – Hull St.

Notes:
*Incumbent
**Not present for candidates night video
Candidate Luigi Natale is no longer running after accepting a position on the staff of State Senator-elect Joe Boncore.

The six candidates with the most votes will be elected for a 2-year term and join the other current six members that have one year left remaining in their term. The other six standing members on the 12-person council are Philip Frattaroli, Carmine Guarino, Sean Hennessey, Jorge Mendoza and Ralph Verrocchi.

NEWNC recognized the contributions of those NEWNC members who are not running for re-election, Ryan Kenny, Jessica Dello Russo and notably Anne Devlin Tagliaferro who served for twenty consecutive years. 

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