Archive for July, 2018

Cooling Off

Cooling Off

Cool off this summer on The Greenway with a splash in a Greenway fountain open daily from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. There are seven water features on The Greenway.
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Council Votes to Oppose Smoke Shop

July 28, 2018
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Council Votes to Oppose Smoke Shop

For the second community monthly meeting, North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC), residents flocked to the Nazzaro Community Center, to oppose Charter Realty’s proposal to open a Starbucks at 198 Hanover Street only to learn both the Starbucks and Citizens Bank have been taken off the agenda by the applicant. However, residents made it clear...
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Mercantile Wharf Residents at Risk of Losing Their Homes

July 28, 2018
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Mercantile Wharf tenants turned out in force at the Mayor’s Coffee Hour, held at Columbus Park, to express concerns relating to the FY 2019 $3.3 billion-dollar budget that did not include, for the third year in a row, a $5 million pilot City Rent Subsidy Program. The City Rent Subsidy Program, proposed by a...
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NEWRA Opposes Fleet Street Proposal

By a vote of 15-13, the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) did not support a request by Fiumara Realty Trust’s owner to erect a two-story vertical addition to the existing three-story building at 38 Fleet Street and to change the occupancy from three residential units to five residential units. Victor Brogna, chair of NEWRA’s...
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Teamsters Endorse Rollins for DA

Rachael Rollins announced that Teamsters Local 25 has endorsed her candidacy for Suffolk County district attorney. “Rachael Rollins is the most qualified candidate in this race,” said Teamsters Local 25 President Sean M. O’Brien. “Rachael has experience as a federal and state prosecutor and as a defense attorney.  She has a keen understanding of our...
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Comm Ave Bridge Replacement Project to Start July 26

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is reminding members of the public of its upcoming intensive construction operations to replace the westbound side of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge over 15 and one-half days from Thursday, July 26, through Saturday, Aug. 11. During these construction operations, MassDOT said there will be significant service impacts to...
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DCR Selects Night Shift Brewing to Operate Seasonal Beer Garden on Esplanade

July 28, 2018
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Following a competitive process, the Department of Conservation and Recreation has selected Everett-based Night Shift Brewing to operate a seasonal beer gardens on the Charles River Esplanade that will open later this month. “The Department of Conservation and Recreation continues to explore unique opportunities that provide the public with exceptional experiences within the state...
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Commissioner Evans Bids Farewell after 39 Years at BPD:Mayor Walsh Immediately Makes Historic Appointment of Chief Bill Gross as New Superintendent

Police Commissioner William Evans announced at a press conference Monday morning that he would resign from his post as commissioner to spend more time with his family and to be the head of public safety at Boston College (BC). At the same time, Mayor Martin Walsh announced the historic appointment of the first African...
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Community News

Executive Committee Meeting North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) Executive Committee monthly meeting will be held on Monday, July 30 at 7 PM at the ABCD Center, 1 Michelangelo Street. NEWRA Monthly Meeting The next North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, August 9 at 7 PM in the Nazzaro...
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North End Movie Nights at Gassy Start August 15

July 28, 2018
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Boston Community Collaborative will host “North End Movie Nights” in August at the DeFilippo Park (Gassy) with pizza served at 7 p.m. and the movies starting at dark on Wednesdays. This is an annual free event and all are welcome. Rain location: Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. August 15-Marmaduke, August 22-Shrek, August...
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