The October 2019 North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting started with a series of notable reports by council and committee members. Follow along or jump to items of interest in this video timeline.
Welcome by NEWNC President Brett Roman (00:00 in video)
NEWMA’s annual Teal Pumpkin Trick-or-Treat in the North End will take place on Halloween, October 31st, beginning at 3:30 p.m. NEWMA is encouraging both residents and local businesses to participate in the Teal Pumpkin Project. See this post for details. (01:20)
The Recovery Outreach Community (ROC) Teen Saturday program will host its 14th annual Haunted Halloween Carnival on October 31st at the Nazzaro Playground from 3pm – 6:30pm. There will be rides, a bounce house, super slides, kiddie obstacle courses, food, drinks, pumpkins, face painting, movies and more! View the flyer. (03:30)
Clean Streets Committee Fall Cleanup and Luncheon is scheduled for November 2nd. Meet at the Prado at 9:30 to pickup equipment and spread out to cover various North End areas, meeting up again at 12 noon at the Prado for a luncheon. See this post for more information. (02:40)
North End Youth Hockey registration is still open, for a November 2019 start. See this post for more. (03:50)
The 4th Annual North End Basketball Bonanza will take place on Friday, November 8 from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. at the Nazzaro Center. Read more. (04:20)
Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services – Maria Lanza (05:40)
Mayor Walsh released Boston’s updated Carbon Action Plan last week. The plan unveils strategies for accelerating action to reduce carbon emissions in Boston and outlines immediate next steps for zero net carbon new construction in municipal buildings. See the release.
Join the ribbon cutting this Sunday, 12-3pm, for the latest Eliot School building at 585 Commercial Street.
The City along with NEW Health are raising awareness about accidental needle pricks in the streets and parks. Do not pickup needles, but report to 311. See this post for more information.
District 1 City Councilor Lydia Edwards Office – Michael Bonetti (08:30)
Councilor Edwards has proposed an overall of the Zoning Board of Appeal to prevent conflicts and include neighborhood input. View the post.
Public Safety Report – Patrick Bova (09:30)
View the latest crime incidents from the October public safety meeting here.
Harborfront Alliance Update – Brett Roman and John Pregmon (12:00)
RUFF Report – Ashley Leo (13:10)
RUFF will be hosting a spirited bake-off (for humans) on Sunday, October 20th, 1-3pm. All welcome at the Prince Street dog park.
Parking and Traffic Committee – Joel Faller (13:50)
Take the survey on what issues you would like addressed regarding traffic and parking.