Featured Meetings

Neighborhood Supports Old North Grant Application to Browne Fund for Garden Fountain

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) voted unanimously to support Old North’s application for a fabrication grant from Boston’s Edward Ingersoll Browne Fund to construct a fountain. This competitive grant is designated for public art and gardens in the City of Boston. Rev. Stephen Ayres, representing the Old North Foundation, explained the grant Read More…

Featured Meetings Real Estate

Neighborhood Council Opposes 2 Snelling Place Addition

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) voted unanimously to oppose a petition to build a one-story addition and private roof deck at 2 Snelling Place at their March meeting. Attorney Dan Toscano presented the proposal to extend the living space for the first floor unit at 2 Snelling Place, located just off of Read More…

Featured Meetings

Neighborhood Council Committee Reports and Petition for Parking Lot Renewals

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) held their monthly meeting on Monday, February 11. The meeting began with a series of reports followed by a petition for parking lot renewals. Watch the video above and follow along with this timeline. (1:02) Maria Lanza from the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services spoke about the Read More…

Featured Government Meetings

State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz Discusses Re-Precincting, Traffic Violations, Commercial Wharf, and Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing

State Representative Aaron Michlewitz, representing the Third Suffolk District which includes the North End and Waterfront, spoke at the February North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting regarding the bills he has filed for the new legislative calendar. Watch the full presentation above, or use the timeline below to skip to topics of interest. Read More…

Featured Meetings Real Estate

Chase Bank Supported by Neighborhood Council for the Corner of Cross & Salem Streets

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) voted unanimously to support Chase Bank’s proposal for a retail bank at 50 Salem Street. While the Council echoed what community members have previously said about wanting a local business at this highly-contested corner, they agreed with the proponents on the need for stability. Peet’s Coffee lasted Read More…

Event Notices

Neighborhood Council Feb. 11 Agenda: Parking Lot Renewals; Chase Bank at Salem & Cross Streets

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, February 11, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. at the Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. At this month’s meeting, the Council will hear a petition for Chase Bank to open a retail bank and possible cafe at 50 Salem Street, formerly Read More…

Featured Meetings

Plastic Bag Ban Updates Presented at Neighborhood Council

Stephanie Acquario, Boston’s Disposable Bag Reduction Coordinator, spoke at the January North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council meeting about the plastic bag ordinance that went into effect on December 14, 2018. The plastic bag ban requires all retailers in the City of Boston to transition away from plastic bags to paper, compostable or reusable bags Read More…

Featured Meetings

Neighborhood Council Committee Reports and Bylaws Review

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) held their monthly meeting on Monday, January 14. The meeting began with a series of reports followed by a discussion of the NEWNC bylaws. Follow along with this summary and video timeline. (00:35) Maria Lanza gave a report from the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services. Mayor Walsh Read More…

Event Notices

Neighborhood Council Jan. 14 Agenda: NEWNC Bylaws and Plastic Bag Ordinance

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, January 14, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. at the Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. At this month’s meeting, the Council will go over revisions to the NEWNC bylaws. There will also be a community chat about the plastic bag ban Read More…

Featured Meetings

Boston Groundwater Trust Update at Neighborhood Council Meeting

Boston Groundwater Trust Executive Director Christian Simonelli presented an update on the Trust’s work monitoring the city’s groundwater levels at the November Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting. Boston Groundwater Trust (BGwT) was established in 1986 to monitor groundwater levels in the city where there are wood piling supported buildings to make sure water levels remain above these Read More…

Featured Health & Environment Meetings

Save the Harbor / Save the Bay Pop-Up Museum at 226 Causeway Street

North End resident and Artist-in-Residence Robyn Reed along with Chris Mancini from Save the Harbor / Save the Bay presented the interactive pop-up museum at 226 Causeway Street at the November Neighborhood Council meeting. Save the Harbor is using the space as a pop-up museum for an interactive, educational exhibit to learn about Save the Harbor’s Read More…

Kids & Families Meetings Sports

North End Youth Hockey Community Chat at Neighborhood Council Meeting

Brett Roman and Mike Pergola led a community chat at the November Neighborhood Council meeting about the North End youth hockey program, which is beginning its seventh winter season at the Steriti Rink on Commercial Street. The 15-week program is $375 per child and runs from mid-November to mid-March every Saturday from 8 a.m. to Read More…