Featured Meetings Real Estate

Residents’ Association Supports 49-49R Charter St. Renovations

The North End/ Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) voted unanimously with 24 votes to approve revised plans for 49-49R Charter Street. The proposal, which originally called for a one-story addition, finally gained support after being opposed in two previous petitions to NEWRA. The finalized plan seeks to convert the building from six residential dwellings to seven Read More…

Meetings Real Estate

New Plan Sans Addition Receives Council Support for 49 Charter Street

A new plan for 49 Charter Street received unanimous support from the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) at their December 2019 meeting. The revision maintains the property as three stories, without the previously proposed one-story addition that would have made a fourth floor. NEWNC has previously opposed the addition of a fourth story Read More…

Featured Meetings Real Estate

Council Votes to Oppose New Plan for 49 Charter Street Addition

In a vote of 5-3, the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) voted to oppose a one-story addition at 49-49R Charter Street. NEWNC’s vote concurs with that of the Residents Association that similarly voted against the plan for a second time, despite revisions. Attorney Daniel Toscano presented the new proposal at the October 2019 Read More…

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Residents’ Association Opposes Revised Proposal for 49-49R Charter St. Addition

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) voted 22-1 in opposition to a one-story addition at 49-49R Charter Street. The proposal, presented at NEWRA’s October meeting, was a revised version of an earlier petition that was opposed by NEWRA in July. The original plans proposed a full one-story addition to the top of the Read More…

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Residents’ Association Opposes Addition to 49-49R Charter Street

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) voted 26-2 in opposition of a one-story addition at 49-49R Charter Street at their July meeting. The proposal also calls for legalizing the present basement occupancy. The changes would result in a change of the total occupancy from six to eight residential units. Watch the presentation by Read More…

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Council Unanimously Opposes Addition at 49 Charter Street [Video]

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) voted unanimously on Monday night to oppose a proposal to add a one-story addition at 49-49R Charter Street. The petition also calls for legalizing the basement and boosting the occupancy from six to eight residences. Abutters with 4th and 5th floor windows facing the property adamantly objected Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Two Business Break-Ins; Vandalism

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Larceny Theft from Building / Vandalism05/08/19 2:45 a.m.Police officers responded to a commercial alarm at a Hanover Street business. On arrival, the front door had been smashed with a brick. At this time, police officers were unable Read More…

Community Health & Environment

What’s the 311? Broken Wall at Park, Freedom Trail Bricks, and Light Out on Charter and Foster Streets

Welcome back to our weekly update that highlights some of the cases appearing on 311 in the North End/Waterfront neighborhoods. All 311 cases are public information and can be found at 311.boston.gov. Broken Wall at Christopher Columbus Park “Near the water sprinklers 02109.” The original 311 post can be found here. The case was submitted and opened on Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Car Tires Slashed; Verbal Altercation Leads to Fighting

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Vandalism03/06 – 03/07/19       7:30 p.m. – 7 a.m.Victim reports she parked her 2010 Mercedes-Benz on Charter Street. When she returned to her vehicle the next day, an unknown person had slashed the front and Read More…

Community Featured

What’s The 311? Missing Street Light, Damaged Street Sign, and Hanover Sinkhole

Welcome back to our weekly update that highlights some of the cases appearing on 311 in the North End/Waterfront neighborhoods. All 311 cases are public information and can be found at 311.boston.gov. Street Light Missing on Charter Street “Who is in charge of replacing this red light that was broken AWHILE ago on the fire emergency pole located Read More…