Event Notices

A Weekend in Boston: Events Throughout the City January 18 – 20

Welcome to A Weekend in Boston, a weekly post about events occurring over the upcoming weekend throughout all of Boston. For events coming up in the North End, see the event calendar. For more information on each event, click on the event title. Remember a week ago when I said we have yet to see Read More…

Government Schools

City Council Considers Reverting to an Elected School Committee; Pressley Discusses City Gun Violence

At the last city council meeting for 2018, Councilor Annissa Essaibi George discussed her recent hearing on whether or not Boston should go back to an elected school committee. Boston Public School’s committee is currently made up of seven members appointed by the Mayor and has been since 1992. Prior to that, there was a Read More…

Featured Government

Pressley Says Goodbye to Boston City Council as She Prepares for Congress

City Councilor Ayanna Pressley said her goodbyes at the Boston City Council meeting on Wednesday afternoon. Pressley is getting ready to leave the council for Congress in January. She has been on the Boston City Council for 8 years, serving with 25 councilors and under two mayors. Pressley made national news in the September primary elections Read More…

Community Government

Three of Four At-Large Councilors Oppose Lewis Wharf Hotel Project

Three of the four At-Large City Councilors have written letters to the Boston Redevelopment Authority opposing the proposed Lewis Wharf hotel development. Michelle Wu, Ayanna Pressley and Stephen Murphy have come out against the project by proponents JW Capital Partners and Moriarty & Associates. (See letters below.) The office of City Councilor At-Large Michael Flaherty has Read More…

Event Notices

Monday Night! Neighborhood Council Agenda: Neighborhood Services, Waterfront Cafe, Monica’s Trattoria, Etc Juicery and NBSS

North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council Website: www.NEWNCBoston.org Email: info@newncboston.org NEWNC AGENDA Monday, September 8, 2014, 7:00PM Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St. 1. Welcome: NEWNC President 2. Call to order & Roll Call: NEWNC President 3. Meeting Protocol: NEWNC Vice President 4. Report from the offices of local elected officials 5. Committee Reports: a. Resident Parking/Traffic Committee: Read More…

Food & Drink Government

City Councilor Pressley Seeks to Remove State Cap on Alcohol Licenses

The Boston City Council’s Committee on Government Operations will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, August 14, 2013, at 2:00 PM in the Council Chambers on the 5th floor of City Hall. The subject of the hearing is a Home Rule Petition filed by At-Large City Councilor Ayanna Pressley seeking changes to the way alcohol Read More…

Government

City Councilor At-Large, Ayanna Pressley, Speaks at Neighborhood Council Meeting [Video]

Boston City Councilor At-Large Ayanna Pressley attended a recent North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting and spoke for a few minutes to the public in attendance. She addressed her efforts to lift the State cap on alcohol licenses in the City of Boston and to encourage new restaurants in developing neighborhoods. The Councilor Read More…

Community People

NEWRA Introduces New Officers at Annual Meeting

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association, NEWRA, held its annual election on Thursday night, introducing four officers to its executive ranks for the upcoming year. President – Jim Salini Vice-President – Victor Brogna Secretary – David Kubiak Treasurer – Michael Giardiello Joining in congratulating the incoming and outgoing officers was City Councilor-At-Large, Ayanna Pressley. Read More…

Government Photos & Videos

Boston City Council Inauguration 2012 – Photos

The 2012 Boston City Council Inauguration ceremony was held today at Faneuil Hall. For the North End / Waterfront, East Boston & Charlestown, Councilor Sal LaMattina starts his 6th year representing District 1 after running unopposed in the November 2011 election. Councilors-At-Large representing the entire city include Felix Arroyo, John Connolly, Stephen Murphy and Ayanna Read More…

Government

Incumbents Win Re-election in City Councilor-At-Large Race; Unopposed LaMattina Continues To Serve As District 1 Councilor Including North End

With all the precincts reporting, the four incumbents in the City Councilor-At-Large race have been re-elected for another two year term. Leading the pack was Ayanna Pressley, followed by Felix Arroyo, John Connolly and Stephen Murphy. Former mayoral candidate, Michael Flaherty, narrowly missed out with a 5th place showing. In the North End / Waterfront, Read More…