Community Featured Government People

Meet the 2020 – 2021 Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) Officers

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) recently announced six new members, each who will serve a two-year term as part of the volunteer community organization. Learn more about the newly appointed/re-appointed members below (*incumbent). These introductions will also be part of the June NEWNC meeting, to be held virtually on June 8, 2020. 1. Kevin Drew: 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…

Community Featured Government

North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) Announces New Members

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) has announced six new members, each who will serve a two-year term as part of the volunteer community organization. The newly appointed/re-appointed members, in alphabetical order, are: Kevin Drew Joel (Jody) Faller* Kevin Fleming Rory Harrington Brett Roman* Marie Simboli**incumbent No election will be held this year 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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North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) Election Update: Candidacy Announcements Due May 4

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) has announced a revised plan for their annual election due to COVID-19. Interested individuals must announce their candidacy to the Council by Monday, May 4 at 11:59 p.m. The election has been delayed to a tentative date of September 19, 2020. If you have previously pulled your Read More…

Community Government

North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) April Meeting and Election Canceled

After discussing alternative meeting solutions for this month’s NEWNC meeting, we have officially decided to cancel our April 2020 meeting due to the ongoing circumstances.  It also appears that due to the ongoing situation, we will most likely be postponing the 2020 NEWNC Election normally scheduled for May. We plan to provide an additional update regarding officially Read More…

Business Featured

Are You Open? Enter Your North End / Waterfront Business Listing

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) is building a listing of North End restaurants and cafes, shops and boutiques, liquor stores, animal and child care services, etc. that are open and offering services during the COVID-19 outbreak. The goal is to have a go-to listing of businesses so that the community can support each other. Read More…

Community Featured Government Meetings

North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council 2020 Elections; Nomination Papers Due May 4

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) Election is currently scheduled for Saturday, May 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Nazzaro Center (30 N. Bennet Street). All North End residents 18 and older (City of Boston, Ward III, Precincts 1, 2, 3, or 4) interested in running should email NEWNC directly Read More…

Featured Health & Environment Meetings

North End Waterfront Health Coalition Manager Perry Discusses Substance Abuse Prevention & Outreach

David Perry, Coalition Manager at the North End Waterfront (NEW) Health Center led a discussion on substance abuse, support, and local resources at the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) March meeting. The mission is to educate, prevent, and treat some of the substance abuse disorders that are within the North End community. The primary concerns, Read More…

Community Featured Meetings

Updates on Cutillo Park, North End Clean Streets, and Nazzaro Building Presented to Neighborhood Council

Kirsten Hoffman presented updates from the Friends of Cutillo Park, the North End Clean Streets Committee, and the Boston Architectural College’s study on future uses of the Nazzaro Center building at the March North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting. (0:00) Friends of Cutillo Park Cutillo Park, located off of Stillman Street, dates back to the Read More…

Featured Health & Environment Meetings

Sewer and Water Work Will Impact North End Starting in April

Boston Water & Sewer Commission (BWSC) presented project plans for upcoming construction and related traffic changes at the March North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting. BWSC Director of Construction Peter Salvatore and Project Manager Jean-Luc Teixeira shared that construction is scheduled to begin in April and last through October. The biggest impacts will be parking Read More…

Featured Meetings

Neighborhood Council March Updates: Bova Resigns, NEWNC Candidate Forms Available, Spring Sports, Dog Park Trial Separation

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council March meeting began with a series of committee updates. Watch the full update in the video below or jump to points of interest using the timeline. NEWNC President Brett Roman began the meeting with his president’s report. He opened with an update that Patrick Bova, previously chair of the public Read More…