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New England Aquarium Dives Deep – Presents Reopening Plans and State of Affairs to Neighborhood Groups

Suzanne Matus, the New England Aquarium’s Vice President of Marketing and Communications, recently gave a “State of the Aquarium” update before two community groups, NEWNC (North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council) and NEWRA (North End/Waterfront Residents Association). Pandemic Effects and Reopening Plans On March 13th, the Aquarium closed its doors due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Ticket sales Read More…

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Neighborhood Will Decide on Columbus Statue, Say Walsh and Michlewitz; Talk Outdoor Tables, Feasts, Pool, Voting at Residents Meeting [Video]

NEWRA MEETING VIDEO Click/tap here to view the video of Mayor Mayor Marty Walsh and State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, as well as the entire North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) meeting. Use the password: 7Z!+uG8. (including the period) Following a brief COVID-19 update, Boston Mayor Walsh and State Representative Aaron Michlewitz weighed in on Read More…

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June 11 Residents Association Agenda: Mayor Marty Walsh, Rep. Michlewitz, New England Aquarium, Dolce Liquor License, John Romano North End / Waterfront / West End Liaison

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, June 11th, 2020 beginning at 7:00 PM. The agenda, as well as Zoom login information, may be found below. Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh  Rep. Aaron Michlewitz Introduction – John Romano, our new North End/Waterfront/West End liaison, Office of Neighbhorhood Services, Read More…

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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…

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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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CANCELLED: Residents’ Association Mar. 12 Agenda: Harbor Garage Redevelopment—Presentation, Q&A, NEWRA Comment Letter

In light of Governor Baker’s declaration of an emergency regarding the spread of Coronavirus, NEWRA is postponing its March 12th meeting to ensure the safety of its members and meeting guests. The March North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) meeting will be on Thursday, March 12, 2020. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. at Read More…

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Tenants’ Rights and Housing Resources Provided by Office of Housing Stability [Video]

Katie Forde from Boston’s Office of Housing Stability (OHS) gave a presentation about resources and tenants rights at the February North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) meeting. Part of the Department of Neighborhood Development, the OHS was created in 2016. Its primary goals are to: Assist Bostonians with identifying and accessing rental housing they can afford, Read More…

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27 Sheafe Street Changes Supported by Residents’ Association (NEWRA)

A petition to change the legal occupancy of 27 Sheafe Street from five residential units to eight residential units and add a private roof deck for exclusive use by unit 7 was supported by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) by a vote of 16–2. Attorney Daniel Toscano, representing building owner Peter McGuinness, presented the Read More…

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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…

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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…

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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…