Community Featured Government

Five Candidates Elected in 2018 Election for North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council

On Saturday, May 19th, residents voted to elect five members to the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council. 2018 NEWNC Election ResultsMarie Simboli – 83 votesJohn Pregmon – 61 votesBrett Roman – 49 votesPatrick Bova – 39 votesJoel (Jody) Faller – 33 votes All of the candidates listed above will be serving a two-year term on the Read More…

Community Featured Government

Five Candidates Running for Six Open Seats on North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC)

Candidates for the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) introduced themselves at this week’s meeting in preparation for the Saturday election on May 19th. View the video above to hear from the following five candidates, in ballot order: 1 – Joel “Jodi” Faller 2 – Patrick Bova 3 – John Pregmon (i) 4 – Brett Read More…

Meetings

Next Phase Starting for North End Water, Sewer and Drainage Project

Irene McSweeney from Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC) presented an update on the North End improvements project at the April North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting. Work on phase 3 of these improvements will begin this spring. The BWSC will send out monthly updates to the community as project details unfold. Watch Read More…

Meetings

6 Hull Street Petitions Neighborhood Council to Legalize Existing Conditions of 5-Unit Dwelling

Adam Griffith and Joseph Carregal presented at the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) April meeting seeking approval to legalize existing conditions at 6 Hull Street of a 5-unit dwelling. The building currently has 5 units, but it was recently discovered to be legally listed as only a 4-unit dwelling. The council voted unanimously (7-0) in Read More…

Featured Meetings Transportation

Initial Questions About North Washington Street Bridge Project Answered at Neighborhood Council Meeting

Jeff Dietrich led a community chat at the April North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting to answer questions about the North Washington Street Bridge project and encourage residents to attend the upcoming public meetings. Thursday, April 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Bunker Hill Knights of Columbus in Charlestown. Thursday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured Meetings

A&J Art + Design Presents North Square Redesign Update at Neighborhood Council Meeting

Ann Hirsch and Jeremy Angier of A&J Art+Design presented an update on the North Square public art project at the March North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council meeting. The artwork, expected to be installed in September / October 2018, will include four interactive sculptures: 1. North Square View in 1798 (2:12) 2. Bronze map of the Read More…

Featured Meetings

HarborWalk Signage Project Presented at Neighborhood Council Meeting

Liz Nelson Weaver and Jan Engelman of the Friends of the Boston HarborWalk presented the HarborWalk Signage Project at the March North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting. The Friends of the Boston HarborWalk’s mission is to enhance enjoyment of the HarborWalk. They do three major things (00:46): monthly walks of the HarborWalk, the signage Read More…

Business Featured Meetings

Neighborhood Council Votes Against Going Bananas Malt & Wine License

Frank Scire and his attorney Rashi Mangalick petitioned the North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) for support of a new malt and wine license at Going Bananas at the March NEWNC meeting. The council voted 6-1 in opposition to the license. Frank Scire, owner of Going Bananas, said he wants to offer a small, limited Read More…

Meetings

Neighborhood Council Votes in Support of 38 Fleet Street Addition

The North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council voted 7-0 in support of Chris Fiumara’s proposal to add a two-story addition to 38 Fleet Street. Fiumara, the building owner, and his mother Maria attended the meeting represented by Attorney George Morancy. The building construction would change the building’s occupancy from a three-family to a five-family dwelling. Currently Read More…

Community Featured Meetings

Neighborhood Council Votes to Support 283 Hanover St. Restaurant (Former Pinkberry); Also Traffic, Storm Recovery & Public Safety Updates

The future of 283 Hanover Street was discussed at a brief Neighborhood Council meeting on Monday, January 8th, 2018. Attorney Daniel Toscano represented Frank and Karen Pellino, who wish to open a sit down restaurant at the Hanover Street location. The Council gave unanimous support to the Pellino’s new proposed restaurant. Currently, Frank and Karen own Pellino’s Ristorante Read More…

Event Notices

Neighborhood Council October 10th Agenda: 431-439 Hanover St., 25-29 Prince St. (Assaggio), 5-7-9 Jerusalem Pl. & Chat with Marquis Health [Agenda]

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at 7:00pm at the Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. Variance requests will be heard regarding 431 Hanover St., 25-29 Prince St. (Assaggio), and 5-7-9 Jerusalem Place. In addition, Marquis Health Services will attend to discuss their Read More…

Community Featured

Neighborhood Council Reports and AirBnb Update from State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz

Aaron Michlewitz, Maria Lanza, and the Neighborhood Council’s President, John Pregmon provided updates at the Neighborhood Council meeting on July 10th, 2017. Use the timeline to jump to specific areas of interest in the video. (00:00) John Pregmon – Neighborhood Council President Marquis, the new owners of the North End Nursing Home, will come to Read More…