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Neighborhood Council & Residents’ Association Support Forcella Extension

The North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) and the North End/ Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) both voted unanimously to support the extension of Forcella restaurant into an adjacent space at 37 North Square. The restaurant presently occupies approximately 400 square feet with twenty-eight seats pre-COVID. Due to the current physical distancing requirements, Forcella’s existing space Read More…

Featured Meetings

Neighborhood Council Committee Reports; Council to Draft Pinnacle Opposition Letter; Updates from A-1 Captain

The North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) October 2020 meeting started with a series of notable reports and updates, summarized below. John Romano, Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services: The eviction and mortgage moratorium will end on October 17th. Registration deadline to vote in the November 3rd election is on October 24th. NEWNC Committee Reports: Greenway Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Featured

Christopher Columbus Statue to be Replaced by Italian Immigrant Statue in North End’s Waterfront Park; Knights Will Display Old Statue

Mayor Marty Walsh announced on Monday evening to the North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) that the fragile condition of the Columbus statue after its recent beheading by vandals means that it will not be returning to its pedestal in Christopher Columbus Park. Instead, the Boston Arts Commission will begin a process to design and Read More…

Meetings

Neighborhood Council Oct. 5 Agenda: Mayor Walsh Provides Update on Christopher Columbus Statue, A-1 Captain Ciccolo, Forcella Seeks Expansion

Agenda addition: Mayor Walsh will attend this meeting to provide updates on the Christopher Columbus Statue and take feedback from the community on the review process. The North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, October 5, 2020 at 7pm via Zoom. This month’s meeting will be held on the Read More…

Community Featured Government Meetings

Elected Officials Discuss FY21 Budget; Restaurant Relief; Developments Impacting North End & Waterfront

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) and North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) hosted a virtual joint meeting to hear updates from local elected officials on Tuesday evening. Follow along with the video or find points of interest summarized below. Senator Joe Boncore provided updates regarding restaurant relief, transportation, police reform legislature, and the Commonwealth’s budget. Read More…

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

Neighborhood Council Committee Reports; Updates From Save Boston’s Waterfront & Old North

The North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) September 2020 meeting started with a series of notable reports and updates, summarized below. Brett Roman, NEWNC President’s Report: Members were reminded that the North End/ Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) and NEWNC will host a joint meeting on Tuesday, September 22nd at 7pm with local elected officials. Agenda Read More…

Business Featured Food & Drink Meetings

Daily Catch Waterfront Petitions Restaurant Expansion to Residents’ Association & Neighborhood Council

Daily Catch Waterfront, located at 65-69 Atlantic Avenue, sought support to expand their restaurant into an adjacent former laser studio from the North End/ Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) and the North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC). NEWRA voted to oppose the project 15-2 and NEWNC unanimously voted to support the project with nine votes. The Read More…

Featured Meetings Real Estate

Neighborhood Council Opposes Revised St. Leonard’s Rectory Conversion Proposal

A revised proposal for the former St. Leonard’s rectory at 14 N. Bennet St. was opposed 5-4 by the North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) during their monthly meeting on Monday evening. The proposal is requesting to change the legal occupancy of the building from a rectory to six residential units. The previous version, which Read More…

Event Notices Meetings

Neighborhood Council Sept. 14 Agenda: Save Boston’s Waterfront, N. Washington St. Bus Lane, Old North Updates, 14 N. Bennet St. Conversion, Daily Catch Waterfront Expansion Request

The North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, September 14, 2020 at 7pm via Zoom. In addition to the monthly committee reports, the meeting will hear from Save Boston’s Waterfront voicing opposition to the Harbor Garage Redevelopment project plans, a presentation regarding the N. Washington St. proposed bus lane, Read More…

Featured Government Meetings

Elected Officials Discuss North End Projects; Homelessness in the Neighborhood; Cocktails To-Go; Police Reform Legislation

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) and North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) hosted a virtual joint meeting to hear updates from local elected officials. Follow along with the video or find it summarized below. Councilor Lydia Edwards (District 1) provided updates about North End improvements that were included in the City’s FY21 budget and other Read More…

Community Featured Government Meetings

Mayor Walsh Provides Updates on COVID-19, Schools, Parking, Outdoor Dining, Parks & Violence

The North End/ Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) and North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) hosted a virtual joint meeting on Wednesday evening to talk with local elected officials about updates for the neighborhood in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Mayor Marty Walsh discussed the current COVID-19 data and the City’s reopening plan. Boston entered Read More…