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Residents’ Association & Neighborhood Council Meeting with Mayor Walsh & Elected Officials Sept. 22

The North End/ Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) and the North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will hold a meeting with elected officials on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 7pm via Zoom. Mayor Marty Walsh, Senator Joe Boncore, Councilor Lydia Edwards, Councilor Annissa Essaibi-George, Councilor Ed Flynn, and Representative Aaron Michlewitz will provide updates on important Read More…

Featured Government Meetings

Elected Officials Discuss North End Projects; Homelessness in the Neighborhood; Cocktails To-Go; Police Reform Legislation

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. Follow along with the video or find it summarized below. Councilor Lydia Edwards (District 1) provided updates about North End improvements that were included in the City’s FY21 budget and other Read More…

Featured Meetings

Mayor Walsh to Join Elected Officials at Residents’ Association & Neighborhood Council Meeting July 22

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) and North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) will hold a joint neighborhood meeting on Wednesday, July 22 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. on Zoom. Mayor Marty Walsh, Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, Sen. Joe Boncore and Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards will join a neighborhood meeting to discuss state and city budgets, legislative initiatives, COVID-19 reopening plans, Read More…

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Announcements Government

From the Office of Senator Boncore: Senate Passes Bill to Invest in Massachusetts Transportation

The Massachusetts State Senate on Thursday, July 16, 2020, passed legislation to jumpstart investment in transportation infrastructure and make the Commonwealth’s transportation system more reliable and accessible to residents. Read the full release from the Office of Senator Joe Boncore below. The bill, An Act Authorizing and Accelerating Transportation Investment, authorizes more than $16 billion Read More…

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Legislature Passes Bill to Provide Relief and Improve Access to Unemployment Benefits

From the office of Senator Joseph Boncore: The Massachusetts Legislature passed a bill on Thursday May 21, 2020, that will provide additional Unemployment Insurance (UI) relief to low-income families, non-profit institutions and employers. An Act Providing Additional Support to Those Affected by the Novel Coronavirus Through the Unemployment Insurance System builds on UI legislation already Read More…

Featured Government Meetings

State Senator Joe Boncore Speaks to Neighborhood Council About Housing and Transportation [Video]

State Senator Joe Boncore spoke at the May 2019 meeting of the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) with a series of budget updates relevant to the community. Sen. Boncore gave special recognition to the efforts of State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz in his new role as Chair of the House Ways and Means Committee. Read More…

Schools

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…

Government Meetings

State Senator Joe Boncore Talks Transportation and Legislative Priorities

Senator Joe Boncore spoke this week to the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) highlighting his legislative and community priorities. Boncore began by thanking past NEWRA President Mary McGee for her service and congratulated his legislative colleague, State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz on being named Chair of the House Ways and Means Committee. (01:40 in Read More…