Nazzaro Center Turkey Giveaway [Photos]

The BCYF Nazzaro Center, along with Representative Aaron Michlewitz and Senator Joe Boncore, held a turkey giveaway for seniors on Monday, November 23rd.  Nazzaro Center Administrative Coordinator Steven Siciliano extended a huge thank you to all who participated, especially to Rep. Michlewitz’s office for donating the turkeys. Photos courtesy of the Nazzaro Center.

Community Featured Government Meetings

Elected Officials Discuss FY21 Budget; Restaurant Relief; Developments Impacting North End & Waterfront

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) and North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) hosted a virtual joint meeting to hear updates from local elected officials on Tuesday evening. Follow along with the video or find points of interest summarized below. Senator Joe Boncore provided updates regarding restaurant relief, transportation, police reform legislature, and the Commonwealth’s budget. 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…

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…

Event Notices Government

Rep. Aaron Michlewitz Coffee Hour Dec. 7

Join State Representative Aaron Michlewitz for his fall coffee hour on Saturday, December 7 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Caffe Nero at 506 Washington Street. See the event flyer posted below. Watch Rep. Michlewitz’s update to the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) at their November meeting here.

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Rep. Michlewitz Visits North End Residents

State Representative Aaron Michlewitz recently visited residents at the Mariner Building on Commercial Street for a meet and greet. Photo by Frankie Boyer. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on Send in your photos using our Submit a Post form, via email to or tag @northend.waterfront on Instagram. Please include a caption or story telling us about your photo. See Read More…

Arts & Culture Kids & Families

Geraldine Marshall Music Scholarship Application Now Open for 2019-2020

The North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) is honored to continue, for its fifth year, the Geraldine Marshall Scholarship, a full-year scholarship awarded to four North End children under the age of 18 for music lessons or to participate in one of NEMPAC’s artistic programs. The Scholarship preserves the legacy of Geraldine Marshall, Read More…


Eliot Debate Team Welcomes Senator Boncore and Representative Michlewitz

A group of 15 middle school students from the Eliot School and the Josiah Quincy Upper School (JQUS) recently discussed immigration, housing policy, and climate issues with State Senator Joe Boncore and State Representative Aaron Michlewitz, the elected officials who represent both schools. The students are members of their schools’ debate teams run in partnership Read More…

Featured Government Transportation

Rep. Michlewitz Cautions Against Scooters in the North End

Aaron Michlewitz, State Representative and Chair of the Massachusetts House Ways and Means Committee, is urging Mayor Walsh and Chief of Streets Chris Osgood to consider temporary restrictions on micro-mobility vehicles in the interior of the North End. Boston City Council recently passed an ordinance regarding micro-mobility vehicles, including scooters like Bird and Lime. The Read More…


State Rep. Michlewitz’s Winter Newsletter: Legislative Priorities, Short-Term Rental Legislation, Climate Change Plan

Winter newsletter from State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz representing the Third Suffolk District (North End, Waterfront, Chinatown, South End, Downtown, Leather District, Bay Village, and portions of the West End, Beacon Hill and the Back Bay): Welcome to my quarterly newsletter! This newsletter will be an opportunity for me to provide you with updates on what Read More…

Featured Government

North End’s State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz Named Chair of Prominent House Ways and Means Committee

State Representative Aaron Michlewitz, 40, has been named Chair of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee by Speaker Robert DeLeo. The appointment comes ten years after the Democrat from Boston’s North End was first elected to the Mass. House of Representatives through a special election to fill the seat formerly held by Speaker Sal Read More…