Featured Meetings

Residents’ Association Feb. Meeting Reports: Harbor Garage, Greenway, ZBA Hearing for Rectory Conversion

The North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) began their February meeting with a series of important updates and committee reports. Watch the full presentation below or skip to points of interest using the timeline. President Cheryl Delgreco opened the meeting with a reminder that the Harbor Garage redevelopment project will be discussed at a public meeting Read More…

Featured Government Meetings

At-Large City Councilor Essaibi George Talks Schools, Food Insecurity, and Homelessness

At-Large City Councilor Annissa Essaibi George presented updates and goals for her third term on the Boston City Council at the February North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) meeting. Essaibi George is a former Boston Public Schools (BPS) teacher having taught for thirteen years at East Boston High School before joining the City Council. In addition, Read More…

Featured Meetings Real Estate

471-477 Hanover St. Opposed by Residents’ Association (NEWRA)

The North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) voted against the 471-477 Hanover St. proposal at their February meeting in a vote of 4 in support, 14 opposed. The proposal, presented by Attorney Dan Toscano, seeks to change the legal occupancy from seven residential units to six, expanding each unit to create newly-renovated, high-end condominiums. The main Read More…

Community Health & Environment People

Jimmy Gannon Receives Good Neighbor Award

Jimmy Gannon was recently presented with the Good Neighbor Recognition Award for his efforts in keeping the North End neighborhood clean. Jimmy Gannon has been a North End resident for 50 years. In selecting Gannon for the good neighbor award, recognition chair Janet Gilardi said: “He may not have been born here, but, his heart was Read More…

Featured Meetings

NEWRA ZLC Report: New Community Process for 27 Sheafe St. & Executive Suites Amendment Explained

Victor Brogna from the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA)’s Zoning, Licensing & Construction (ZLC) Committee shared four updates at the January NEWRA meeting. Watch the full presentation in the video or skip to points of interest using the timeline below. Community Zoning, Licensing & Construction (ZLC) Committee report (0:34) At the January 28 ZLC Read More…

Community Featured People

Kirsten Hoffman Nominated to Greenway Conservancy Board by North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA)

The North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) nominated Kirsten Hoffman as the NEWRA’s representative to Greenway Conservancy Board replacing Robyn Reed who completed her six-year term on the Board. “The interrelationship of the historic North End and the Greenway is vital to both, particularly as we see more development,” said Hoffman in a letter handed out Read More…

Community Featured Real Estate

Park at Sargent’s Wharf Proposed as Part of One Waterfront Initiative

The Trustees of Reservations managing director, Nick Black, presented the idea of a new park and open space in the North End at Sargent’s Wharf to the North End/Waterfront Residents Association (NEWRA) at the January meeting. As part of the Trustees’ One Waterfront Initiative, the proposal explored the idea of converting the parking lot at Read More…