City Employee Helps Woman to Safety in North End Fire

A 19-year veteran of the city’s Transportation Department, Jay Richards was “Johnny on the Spot” while on duty in the North End, when a...

Scenes from Saturday’s Protests

https://youtu.be/q9WYXLStsLY The "free speech" rally on Boston Common was quickly drowned out by the thousands of protestors that denounced racism. Rally attendees were escorted out...

Police Send Message to Teens Not to Come and Drink in North End Parks

I spent over an hour on Friday evening riding along with Boston Police Captain Fong and Sgt. Doris in their squad car here in...

Multiple Arrests in North End as Police Say “Enough is Enough” to Youth Mayhem

https://youtu.be/OvLRz5mWfMQ Responding to the recent mayhem by mostly out-of-town youths on feast weekends in the North End, Boston Police made several arrests on Friday night...

The Weekender: Large Youth Crowds, Police Address Concerns, Nursing Home Thanks, Government Center Garage...

Last week's top read posts saw a lot of focus on neighborhood safety and what is being done to improve it during these busy...

Officials Meet to Boost Security Measures on Feast Weekends

Local officials representing the North End / Waterfront met Thursday morning at City Hall with Boston and State Police regarding stepped up measures to...

District A-1 (Downtown) Commanding Officer Encourages Those Attending North End Feasts To Do So...

The following is a message from District A-1 (Downtown) Captain Kenneth Fong, posted today on BPDNews: “As you know, the North End of Boston proudly...

Video: Teens Get Violent on Commercial Street

https://youtu.be/0U6q1wJarhM Threats, racial slurs and violent acts from some of the teen invasion are shown in this video on Commercial Street, shared by a neighbor,...

Hundreds of Teens Continue to Swarm North End / Waterfront Streets and Parks

This weekend continued the scene where hundreds teenagers swarmed the North End streets, waterfront and parks. A concerned resident shares this eyewitness account: "Every summer we...

District A-1 Boston Police Address Teen Hordes, Homelessness, Feast Coverage and Noise Complaints

http://youtu.be/M1nfxXHoIUw Summer in the North End / Waterfront always requires more police presence due to an abundance of warm weather events including feasts, concerts, park...

Police Blotter: Cleaners Window Crashed, St. Anthony’s Safe Stolen

These are the latest crime incidents reported on the weekly Boston Police District A-1 journal log. Vandalism 08/10/17     2:11am Male suspect punched and shattered the...

District Crime Incidents Tick Up 2%; Public Safety Meeting Rundown

Boston Police District A-1 provided an update on recent neighborhood crime incidents, summarized below, at the August 2017 North End Public Safety Meeting. The overall...