Event Notices Featured Meetings

Residents’ Association & Neighborhood Council Meeting with Mayor Walsh & Elected Officials Sept. 22

The North End/ Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) and the North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will hold a meeting with elected officials on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 7pm via Zoom. Mayor Marty Walsh, Senator Joe Boncore, Councilor Lydia Edwards, Councilor Annissa Essaibi-George, Councilor Ed Flynn, and Representative Aaron Michlewitz will provide updates on important Read More…

Featured Meetings

Mayor Walsh to Join Elected Officials at Residents’ Association & Neighborhood Council Meeting July 22

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) and North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) will hold a joint neighborhood meeting on Wednesday, July 22 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. on Zoom. Mayor Marty Walsh, Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, Sen. Joe Boncore and Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards will join a neighborhood meeting to discuss state and city budgets, legislative initiatives, COVID-19 reopening plans, Read More…

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Announcements Government

From the Office of Senator Boncore: Senate Passes Bill to Invest in Massachusetts Transportation

The Massachusetts State Senate on Thursday, July 16, 2020, passed legislation to jumpstart investment in transportation infrastructure and make the Commonwealth’s transportation system more reliable and accessible to residents. Read the full release from the Office of Senator Joe Boncore below. The bill, An Act Authorizing and Accelerating Transportation Investment, authorizes more than $16 billion Read More…

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Announcements Government

Legislature Passes Bill to Provide Relief and Improve Access to Unemployment Benefits

From the office of Senator Joseph Boncore: The Massachusetts Legislature passed a bill on Thursday May 21, 2020, that will provide additional Unemployment Insurance (UI) relief to low-income families, non-profit institutions and employers. An Act Providing Additional Support to Those Affected by the Novel Coronavirus Through the Unemployment Insurance System builds on UI legislation already Read More…

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Announcements Government Health & Environment

From the Office of Senator Boncore: Bill to Collect Vital Public Health Data, Establish COVID-19 Diversity Task Force

The Massachusetts State Senate has passed bipartisan legislation to promote equity and transparency as the Commonwealth continues to confront the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill, An Act Addressing COVID-19 Data Collection and Disparities in Treatment, would increase the amount of statewide, publicly available data as it relates to the coronavirus, and establish a task force to Read More…

Featured Government Health & Environment

Elected Officials Provide COVID-19 Updates: State Legislation, Healthcare Needs, Transportation, North End Projects

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) and North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) hosted a virtual joint meeting on Monday evening to talk with elected officials about the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. State Representative Aaron Michlewitz provided a brief overview of state legislation that has been passed in response to the public health crisis. He expressed a Read More…

Featured Meetings

Neighborhood Council & Residents’ Association Joint Meeting with Elected Officials May 11

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) and North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) will hold a joint neighborhood meeting on Monday, May 11 at 7 p.m. on Zoom. Elected officials State Representative Aaron Michlewitz, Senator Joe Boncore, and City Councilor Lydia Edwards will provide updates on legislative initiatives, reopening plans, resources, unemployment, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, Read More…

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Announcements Government

From the Office of Senator Boncore: Student Opportunity Act

The Massachusetts Senate unanimously passed the Student Opportunity Act, an unprecedented $1.5 billion new investment in Massachusetts K-12 public education. Assuming inflation, over time the bill could provide an estimated $2.2 billion.  The Student Opportunity Act significantly helps school districts that serve high concentrations of low-income students. At the same time, school districts across the Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

North End Rehab’s Ribbon Cutting Unveils New Facility Changes

The North End Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, a member of Marquis Health Services, held an open house on Wednesday, September 25. Guests were able to tour the facility and learn more about the recently completed renovations. A number of elected officials, healthcare professionals and neighborhood residents stopped by for a social hour which was capped Read More…

Featured Government Meetings

State Senator Joe Boncore Speaks to Neighborhood Council About Housing and Transportation [Video]

State Senator Joe Boncore spoke at the May 2019 meeting of the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) with a series of budget updates relevant to the community. Sen. Boncore gave special recognition to the efforts of State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz in his new role as Chair of the House Ways and Means Committee. Read More…

Daily Briefs

New Year’s Eve Brief: Harbor Fireworks, Waterfront Ice Sculpture Stroll, Wharf District Walking Tour

Things to know for Monday Today is Monday, December 31 – New Years Eve! In partnership with the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park, the Wharf District Council, Boston Harbor Now and the City of Boston, fireworks will be shot off from a barge between Long Wharf and Fan Pier to celebrate the start of 2019, see Read More…

Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Langone/Puopolo Park Meeting, Hypodermic Needle Surges, Signs of Fall

Things to know for Tuesday Events for Tuesday, October 24: 6:30PM Meeting on Langone & Puopolo Park Improvements at Nazzaro Center. The community will come together for a meeting at 30 N. Bennet Street to discuss the proposed improvements for Langone & Puopolo Parks on Commercial Street in the North End, view additional details here. Read More…