“Pipe Down Please” Cards on the Street

The Boston Police have started handing out the "Pipe Down Please" cards to encourage bikers to be more courteous and obey the law. Samples...

LaMattina Sponsors “Scooter Parking” Hearing

The Boston City Council’s Committee on City and Neighborhood Services will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 2:00 PM in...

Residents Vent Late-Night Concerns at Public Safety Meeting

With record high attendance, Thursday’s October 1st NEWNC Public Safety meeting became a forum for residents to discuss the late night noise issues raised...

Guest Commentary on Public Safety Meeting

I was gratified to see a standing-room-only turnout at the recent NEWNC Public Safety Committee meeting. State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, City Councilman Sal LaMattina,...

Police Journal Log – Week Ending October 1, 2009

Selected incidents from this week's Boston Police journal log for the North End/Waterfront neighborhood: Larceny from MV 09/25/09          11:26am Victim reports his rented 2000 Toyota Camry was...

Bank Robbery (for real) at Sovereign Bank on Hanover St

Sovereign Bank at 287 Hanover StreetBoston Police are reporting  through Twitter that the Sovereign Bank at 287 Hanover Street was robbed Thursday morning. The...

Meeting to Address Late Night Activity

State Representative Aaron Michlewitz invites people to discuss the problems addressed in the recent Boston Globe article, "Culture Clash in the North End" at...

Globe Highlights “Culture Clash” in North End

In a front page article, the Boston Globe highlights the changes happening in the neighborhood. ("Culture Clash in the North End" by Jenna Russell,...

Lawsuit Filed Over Hanover Street Incident From March 2009

The North End's Hanover Street was the location described in Michael O'Brien's lawsuit filed last week against police officers when his pal hit a double-parked BMW. The March 2009 incident spiraled out of control when O'Brien tried to record the officers who alledgedly responded with excessive force. The following is an excerpt of the complaint via Universal Hub. The BPD and City of Boston have not yet responded to the complaint. The Globe also reported on the lawsuit in this article.

 

 

North End/Waterfront Weekly Police Journal Log – September 25, 2009

Notable incidents from this week's police journal log: Vandalism 09/19/09          12:30am Victim reports unknown person broke the front windshield on his 2004 Chevy Cavalier on Prince Street. Larceny 09/19/09         ...

“The Cheeseman” and “The Cheese Shop”

  "Fresh Cheese" from Endicott St. has reopened on Fleet St. as "The Cheese Shop." Carmen DiNunzio, "The Cheeseman", was sentenced for 6 years with 3...

Rowdy College Students on North St (Oh, in 1865)

College students causing havoc in the North End? Some things never change as shown by this find by Harvard Law Librarian, Lesley Schoenfeld. Manuscripts...