Event Notices Meetings

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…

Featured Meetings Real Estate

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…

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…

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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…

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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…