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Six Residents Elected to North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC)

Elected to the 2016 Neighborhood Council (NEWNC), from left to right, Brett Roman, Danielle D’Ambrosio, Gennaro Riccio, Marie Simboli, Michael Bonetti and John Pregmon

2016 NEWNC Election Results – 355 Total Ballots
(Top 6 Are Elected to NEWNC)

1. 243 Votes – Michael Bonetti
2. 237 Votes – Marie Simboli
3. 179 Votes – Gennaro Riccio
3. 179 Votes – Danielle D’Ambrosio
5. 147 Votes – John Pregmon
6. 120 Votes 
 Brett Roman
—–Top six candidates above are elected to NEWNC—–
7. 81 Votes – Anne Roach
8. 66 Votes – Zach Zimmerman

There were 355 total votes cast in the 2016 election on Saturday, May 14th to fill six open seats on the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC).

A new record for most votes was set by Michael Bonetti (243 votes) followed closely by Marie Simboli (237 votes), who both had more than the 223 votes received by Maria Lanza in the 2015 election. Other candidates elected for a 2-year term on the Neighborhood Council include Gennaro Riccio, Danielle D’Ambrosio, John Pregmon and Brett Roman.

The top six candidates with the most votes are elected for a 2-year term and join the other current six members that have one year left remaining in their term. The other standing members on the 12-person council are Philip Frattaroli, Carmine Guarino, Sean Hennessey, Jorge Mendoza and Ralph Verrocchi. (One seat was vacated by Maria Lanza and will be left open until next year’s election.)

The first NEWNC meeting with the new council members is scheduled for Monday, June 13, 2016, 7:00 p.m. at the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 N. Bennet Street, North End, Boston.

About the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC)
NEWNC was created in 1985 by the Mayor’s Office in an effort to increase communication between the neighborhoods and city agencies. NEWNC is comprised of twelve North End/Waterfront residents who serve as an advisory board to the City of Boston in municipal affairs.  Council members are elected to a two-year term and terms are staggered so that six seats are filled each year.  The Council meets on the second Monday of each month. For more information visit:

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