Community

NEWRA Agenda: Snow Hill St. Variance, Earlier Closings for Alcohol Licenses and Paul Revere House

North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association www.NEWRA.org July Meeting Agenda  Date: Thursday, July 8, 2010 Time: 7:00 PM Location:  Nazzaro Center 30 North Bennet Street    Reports   7:00 PM – 7:20 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 Read More…

Community Real Estate Transportation

WBUR Reports on the Greenway as a Waterfront Gateway

WBUR.org taped an audio piece examining the question of whether the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway is fulfilling its goal of being a gateway to Boston Harbor. “Here’s what we found: There’s a lot in the way. Office buildings, a hotel, a garage, the stockade fence in front of the Harbor Tower, even trees can really Read More…

Community Sports

North2South Baseball Classic – Photos

The brainchild of State Representative Aaron Michlewitz (D-Mass.), the North2South Baseball Classic is an All-Star baseball exchange that seeks to bring together two prominent Boston neighborhoods, the North End and South End. The mission of the North2South Baseball Classic is to annually unite these neighborhoods in the spirit of friendly competition and good will. The Read More…

Community

ParkARTS Returns to Christopher Columbus Park

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s annual ParkARTS program will once again be giving young boys and girls the opportunity to let their imaginations run wild in local parks during a series of creative children’s arts and craft workshops sponsored by Comcast. Children ages three to ten can enjoy the Artists in Residence Craft Workshops. Read More…

Community

NEWNC Supports ATM & Hears Request From “What’s Your Number?”

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) met on Monday, June 14th, where newly elected members Mario Alfano, Donna Freni and Giancarlo Tiberi sat for their first meeting after the May election. Officers were appointed in executive session with Stephen Passacantilli and Marie Simboli continuing as President and Vice-President, respectively, for another year. Mario Alfano was Read More…

Community Government

Senator Petruccelli Visits the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park

State Senator Anthony Petruccelli visited the volunteers of the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park at this week’s meeting. With the State budget under pressure, the Senator thanked the members for their efforts to look after the flagship park. Over the last few years, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) has lost over 30% of Read More…

Community

NEWRA Meeting Agenda – June 10, 2010

North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association Date: Thursday, June 10, 2010 Time: 7:00 PM Location:  Nazzaro Center 30 North Bennet Street Reports: 7:00 PM – 7:15 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 Read More…

Community

NEWNC June 14th Meeting Agenda

 North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council www.NEWNCBoston.org NEWNC June Agenda Monday June 14th 7:00 p.m. Nazzaro Center 221 Commercial St., Kevin Curry Seeking to add an ATM machine as an approved use for the property at the corner of Atlantic Avenue & Commercial Street. Current zoning includes a car wash, gas and service station, and Read More…

Community Transportation

North End Haz-Mat Truck Meeting Attracts Record Turnout

With an estimated 180 attendees, the intensity of community outrage was voiced at this week’s public meeting on hazardous material (haz-mat) trucks going through the North End/Waterfront neighborhood. “I can’t remember ever seeing such a large neighborhood turnout,” said State Representative Aaron Michlewitz, referring to the standing-room only crowd gathered at the Fairmont Battery Wharf Read More…