Event Notices

Wharf District Council Sept. 11 Agenda: Police Update, Northern Avenue Bridge, Harbor Cruises & Community Projects

The Wharf District Council will host their September meeting on Tuesday, 9/11 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the Norman Leventhal Center, 20 Rowes Wharf. Agenda items are listed below. Police Update – BPD District A-1 Captain Kenneth Fong Northern Avenue Bridge – Update on Project and discussion including Wharf District community input on proposed bridge Read More…

Transportation

Street Closures Impacting Wharf District – Franklin & Oliver Streets – January 17 & 18

Parts of Franklin and Oliver Streets will be closed over the weekend, impacting driving in the Wharf District. Closures and detours will start on Friday, January, 16, 2015 at 10 PM and run through to Sunday, January  18, 2015 at 5:00 PM. More details in the notice and sketch below. .

Government

New City Council Redistricting Map Impacts North End / Waterfront; Downtown & Wharf District Joins Southie

On its third try, the Boston City Council voted 11-2 for a new redistricting map, including a significant change to the North End / Waterfront’s District 1, currently represented by Councilor Sal LaMattina. Much of Downtown and the Wharf District now join with South Boston’s District 2, currently represented by Councilor Bill Linehan. LaMattina voted Read More…

Government

Mayor Menino Vetos City Council Redistricting Plan, Including Changes to North End / Waterfront

Remember that new City Council map that narrowly passed after a redistricting process? Well, forget about it because Mayor Tom Menino just vetoed it. According to a letter to the City Council, Boston’s Mayor said that, My central objection is my concern that the plan concentrates our many citizens of color into too few districts, Read More…

Government

City Council’s Redistricting Puts Downtown / Wharf District With Southie, Keeps North End With Charlestown & Eastie

As required by law after the latest 10-year census, the Boston City Council narrowly approved by 7-6 a redistricting map that made significant changes to the North End / Waterfront’s District 1, currently represented by Councilor Sal LaMattina, and Downtown/South Boston’s District 2, currently represented by Councilor Bill Linehan. The North End’s Precincts 1-4 of Read More…

Real Estate

Poll Results – Wharf District is Not Yet a Neighborhood

We asked you whether the Wharf District has established itself as a neighborhood. With less than 20% answering “yes” most think it might in time with 30% saying “never.” Note: This is not a scientific poll. The results are representative only of self-selected NorthEndWaterfront.com website visitors. This poll is now closed. A new poll is Read More…