Residents’ Association June Reports: Parks, Mayor’s Office, and Zoning, Licensing & Construction Updates

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The North End / Waterfront Residents' Association (NEWRA) June meeting began with a series of important committee reports. Watch the full video above or use this timeline to jump to points of interest. (0:54) Robyn Reed, Chair of Parks & Open Spaces: Fitnesses classes in the parks have returned for the...

Plastic Bag Ban Discussed at Neighborhood Council [Video]

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Boston's new plastic bag ban was discussed at the June 2019 meeting of the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC). Ian Donnelly, Special Assistant to the Commissioner, Boston Environment Department, spoke to the group about how City is communicating and enforcing the ban across businesses in Boston. To date, the city has not been fining small...

Summer Events at the Paul Revere House

Once again our summer events showcase the talents of incredible musicians, artisans, artists, and performers. We encourage you to stop by on a Saturday afternoon this summer to immerse yourself in aspects of daily 18th century life, or make Boston a destination during our annual Harborfest celebration around the 4th of July.

Weekly Top Reads: 97 Salem Street, Annual Cornhole Classic, USS Constitution, Dock Square Garage, St. Anthony’s Centennial Gala & Boston Pride Photos

This week's top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured developments, neighborhood events, the USS Constitution, feast anniversaries, and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. Neighborhood Council Opposes New Development at 97 Salem Street In a vote of 1-8, the North...

City Council Updates: Diversity in Boston’s Art Communities and Textile Recycling

The Boston City Council will hold hearings regarding how to promote diversity in Boston’s art community. This comes after a controversy on how black students were treated on a school trip at the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) last month. Two seventh grade students said they were subjected to racist comments and harassment while...

NEMPAC Opera in the Park Moved to St. Stephen’s Church on Father’s Day

Due to rain in the forecast, NEMPAC has relocated this event to St. Stephen's Church, 401 Hanover Street. The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) has announced that Opera in the Park: “A Celebration of Eight Years of NEMPAC Opera Project” will return on Sunday, June 16,...

Letter to the Editor: Increasing Mentoring Programs

With the FY20 budget season coming to a close, the six legislators at the State House serving on the Conference Committee are considering many competing funding priorities, especially for state funds that support education and youth development. With different perspectives informing state budget priorities, one critical investment that we hope can be agreed upon is support of mentoring programs...

Neighborhood Photo: Summer in the City

A sure sign that summer is around the corner! Two North Enders' version of hanging on the stoop or tanning at the beach. They may not have a backyard but they've found a sunny piece of sidewalk! Photo submitted by Denise Clancey. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular...

Weekend Brief: St. Anthony’s Procession Friday Night, Father’s Day Weekend

Today is Friday, June 14 and if you enjoy working to enhance public access to the Harbor while protecting the region from the increasing risks and impacts of climate change, then Boston Harbor Now may just have the perfect job for you, read more about their new Director of Policy position here. Here's...

Dock Square Garage Housing Moves Forward With 6-Story Addition; 125 Feet High

The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) Board approved the hotly contested development plan at Dock Square Garage at its June 13th meeting. The project is located at 20 Clinton Street between the Haymarket Hotel (Parcel 9, under construction) site and Faneuil Hall Marketplace, directly across Surface Road from the Greenway's Parcel 12.

Summer Hours for BCYF Nazzaro Center

The BCYF Nazzaro Center will be changing its hours of operation during the summer months due to staffing issues as well as the operational needs of the Mirabella Pool.  The schedule is as follows: Monday - Friday (6:30 am - 9:00 pm) Saturday & Sunday (CLOSED) This schedule...

Boston Harbor Now Seeks Director of Policy to Advance Vision for Boston Waterfront

Boston Harbor Now has launched a search for a Director of Policy – a role that stands at the center of the organization’s work enhancing public access to the Harbor while protecting the region from the increasing risks and impacts of climate change. The Director of Policy will lead the development and implementation of creative and effective policy initiatives at...