Community Government

Neighborhood Council Announces New Executive Officers for 2018-2019 Term

The 2018-2019 North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council announced new officers following its annual election.  NEWNC executives were appointed by fellow council members in executive session. 2018-2019 NEWNC Officers President – John Pregmon Vice-President – Brett Roman Secretary – Tina Natale Sergeant at Arms – Marie Simboli There are currently a total of 11 members on the Neighborhood Council. 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…

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…

Community Real Estate

Neighborhood Groups Disagree on Basement Expansion Project for 32 Charter St.; Discuss AirBnb Concerns [Videos]

The two North End / Waterfront neighborhood groups disagreed on whether to support or oppose a zoning variance request for a residential expansion project at 32 Charter Street. In both meetings, residents questioned whether the unit is being setup for short-term rental use, such as AirBnb. Chris Olson and his attorney, William Ferullo, made their Read More…

Community Featured Police & Fire

Neighborhood Council Addresses Peace Garden Disturbances [Video]

Video from the July 10, 2017 meeting of the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) Earlier this week, NorthEndWaterfront.com published this piece by resident Thomas Schiavoni regarding disturbances from an illegal “deck” on a fire escape right above the Peace Garden at Saint Leonard Church. At the Neighborhood Council meeting on July 10th, the Council discussed Read More…

Community Featured

Reports from the June 2017 Neighborhood Council Meeting [Video]

Several members from local elected officials’ offices, along with the Council’s president, provided updates at the Neighborhood Council meeting on June 12th, 2017. Use the timeline to jump to specific areas of interest in the video. (00:00) John Pregmon – Neighborhood Council President Pregmon welcomed new members to the Neighborhood Council: Tina Natale, Tania Green, Read More…

Event Notices

Neighborhood Council Welcomes North Bennet Street School and Friends of Christopher Columbus Park [Agenda]

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, June 12, 2017, 7:00 p.m. at the Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. There are no items to be voted on during this month’s meeting. A full agenda is shown below.