Featured Meetings

Wharf District Council June Reports: Police Update, MBTA Ferries Resuming, Aquarium Reopening Plans

The Wharf District Council (WDC) held its June meeting on Tuesday, June 16, via Zoom. A number of notable reports and community updates were included as part of a full agenda. Boston Police – Public Safety Report Captain Fong, who is set to retire Friday, delivered his final active duty police report. One International Place Read More…

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Wharf District Council June 16 Agenda: Updates on Boston Harbor Garage and Hook Projects, State Street Renovation, Supporting Outdoor Seating at Wharf District Restaurants

The Wharf District Council will host their June meeting on Tuesday, June 16 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. virtually on Zoom. See the full agenda and Zoom login information posted below. Join via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82197608136?pwd=ckVLWDY1aTlvaDlJSDNSdE8zb21IUT09 Meeting ID: 821 9760 8136 Password: 466781 One tap mobile +13017158592,,82197608136#,,1#,466781# US (Germantown) +13126266799,,82197608136#,,1#,466781# US (Chicago)

Featured Government Meetings

Mayor Walsh Discusses City’s Reopening Strategy with Wharf District Council

Stressing the need for a slow and cautious approach to reopening the City, Mayor Walsh opened his discussion with the Wharf District Council at their May meeting by referencing the latest COVID-19 numbers, which as of Wednesday, May 20, stood at 588 deaths and over 12,000 reported cases in Boston. Watch the full meeting video Read More…

Featured Meetings

Wharf District Council Updates: Police Report, Greenway News, Workplace Safety and Public Transit

The Wharf District Council (WDC) held its May meeting on Tuesday evening. The following reports and community updates were presented as part of a full agenda. The WDC welcomed the new North End & West End Liaison John Romano and recognized Councilor Ed Flynn’s volunteer initiative that helped arrange 5,000 phone calls to seniors and Read More…

Featured Meetings Transportation

Northern Avenue Bridge: “People First” Design Presented to Wharf Council

City officials gave a design preview of the new Northern Avenue bridge to the Wharf District Council this week in a presentation entitled “Boston Bold: A People First Experience.” The old Northern Ave. bridge was deemed a navigation hazard by the USCG (United States Coast Guard) and closed in 2014. After preliminary meetings, officials said Read More…

Meetings

Wharf District Council Hears Pinnacle / Harbor Garage Update, MBTA/Aquarium Flood Project, 55 India St., 30-36 Batterymarch

The Wharf District Council (WDC) held its February meeting on Tuesday evening at The Boston Harbor Hotel. With over 100 people in attendance, a number of notable reports and community updates were included as part of a full agenda. Pinnacle at Central Wharf / Harbor Garage: Rob Caridad and Steve Mitchell, representing The Chiofaro Company, Read More…

Featured Meetings Police & Fire

Wharf District Council Police Update: Assault, Stolen Computers, Attempted ATM Theft, Public Disturbances

Boston Police Department (BPD) Sergeant Steven Moy, in attendance on behalf of Captain Fong, provided a police report at the February Wharf District Council (WDC) meeting. There have been seven reported incidents, largely occurring in and around State St. BPD has undertaken efforts to roll out increased surveillance in addition to upgrading lighting by Spring Read More…

Community Featured Health & Environment Photos & Videos

Wharf District Public Realm Video: A Vision for the Future

The Wharf District Council (WDC) has released their Public Realm Video, a presentation the Council hopes will inspire conversation and guidance around climate resiliency, connectivity, and accessibility. The WDC has spent several months collecting ideas from stakeholder meetings and public charrettes on what local individuals hope to see as the future of the wharf district. Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured

New Year’s Midnight Fireworks Over Boston Harbor [Photo Gallery]

What a show! Boston’s waterfront was packed with revelers ringing in the 2020’s decade watching the midnight fireworks over Boston Harbor. Thanks to tremendous support from businesses and neighbors around the harbor, the annual New Year’s Eve fireworks show featured two dueling barges this year, creating a dazzling display visible across Boston’s waterfront communities including Read More…

Featured Meetings

Wharf District Council Police Update: Late-Night Robberies; Assault; Increased Surveillance

Boston Police Department (BPD) Sergeant Steven Moy and Sergeant Ted Boyle, in attendance on behalf of Captain Fong, provided a police report at the November Wharf District Council (WDC) meeting. There have been four reported incidents, three occurring in the vicinity of Coogan’s, located at 171 Milk Street: Two late-night robberies outside of Coogan’s over Read More…