Community Real Estate

221-227 Commercial Street Presents ATM Variance

Kevin Curry, co-owner of 221-227 Commercial Street, presented to the NEWRA Zoning, Licensing & Construction Committee 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 drop off/pick up laundry. The location is currently leased to Read More…

Community Sports

2010 NEAA Youth Baseball League Opening Day – Saturday, May 1st

North End Athletic Association (NEAA) Youth Baseball League Opening Day – Saturday, May 1st Langone Park, Commercial Street Official Ceremonies start at 12:30 pm Double Header: 1:00 pm Indians vs Cubs; 3:30 pm Red Sox Vs Cardinals 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm Players Barbecue – In Memory of Frankie Vilar More information at


Parks Department Announces 2010 Garden Contest

PRESS RELEASE CONTACT: Mary Hines (617) 635-4587 PARKS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES 2010 GARDEN CONTEST Two new categories added Boston’s local gardeners have until July 16 to register for Mayor Menino’s 2010 Garden Contest presented by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department and sponsors Comcast and the Boston Herald. Launched 14 years ago as part of Mayor Thomas Read More…

Community Event Notices Transportation

Bike Event at Christopher Columbus Park – Sunday May 2nd

There is a bike event this Sunday at Christopher Columbus Park from 11am to 3 pm. Here is the information from the sponsors: Come kick off Bike Month with Urban AdvenTours this Sunday in Christopher Columbus Park from 11am to 3pm. That’s right across the street from the Urban AdvenTours Headquarters and Show Room on Read More…

Community People

NEWNC Honors Bobby DeCristoforo

In Memory of Robert J. “Bobby D.” DeCristoforo We honor the tremendous contributions that Bobby DeCristoforo made as the longest-serving member of the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council, Chairman of the NEWNC Public Safety Committee and as Founder and President of North End Against Drugs.  We will deeply miss our neighbor and friend.  With heartfelt sympathy Read More…

Community Health & Environment

NEWRA’s Parks Survey Now Online

NEWRA’s Parks & Open Spaces Committee is asking residents to fill out a survey regarding the needs and priorities of our neighborhood parks and other open spaces. The survey can now be filled out online at The online survey is exactly the same as the previously distributed written version. There is no need to Read More…

Community Real Estate

BRA Announces 7th Meeting on Greenway District Planning Study

The Boston Redevelopment Authority invites you to attend the seventh public meeting on the Greenway District Planning Study. Thursday, April 29, 2010 6-8 PM at the BRA Boston City Hall, 9th Floor, Board Room BRA staff and the consultant team will present the final design guidelines and massing recommendations for the Rose Kennedy Greenway District. If Read More…


Election of FOCCP Officers & Directors

Election of FOCCP Officers and Directors

The election for Officers and Directors at Large will be held on Tuesday May 11, 2010. FOCCP is accepting nominations for Officers and Directors. The specific positions up for election are:

Vice President
Director At Large (2)

Deadline for nominations is Tuesday, April 27th.  As stated in the By-laws of the organization, “there shall be no nominating committee.”  This means that members in good standing (members who have paid their annual membership dues of $15.00) who wish to run for election, nominate themselves.

If you wish to nominate yourself to run for any of the Officer or Director positions, please submit a nomination statement to the Clerk, Liz Greene, by emailing her at:  Your nomination statement must include your name and address, the position you would like to run for and we encourage you to submit a statement in support of your candidacy.  This information will be posted on the FOCCP website before the May 11th meeting so all members will have an opportunity to see who the nominations are for each position.

We are accepting self-nominations through Tuesday, April 27th.