Monthly Archives: August 2009

North End Resident Elected VP of Mass Bar Assn

From the Massachusetts Bar Association:

*Boston, MA* – North End resident Douglas K. Sheff has been elected vice president of the Massachusetts Bar Association for the 2009-10 year, beginning on Sept. 1. Senior partner at Sheff Law Offices in Boston, Sheff is a nationally renowned brain injury litigation expert and specializes in all aspects of personal injury law.

A past president of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Sheff has been appointed Trustee of the National College of Advocacy, which provides superior education and training for trial lawyers across the United States. Sheff is also a director of the Belli Society, an international group of distinguished trial attorneys and he has been awarded the ORT Award for integrity in the law.

Bank “Wins” Yacht Haven Auction

Northern Bank & Trust, holder of the mortgage, was revealed as the winner of last week's auction for Yacht Haven, the bankrupt property off...

Weekly North End Police Log – August 21, 2009

Selected incidents from this week's Boston Police Journal Log for the North End/Waterfront neighborhood. Larceny - 08/14/09 12:30am Victim reports on Atlantic Ave. an unknown person...

NEWRA Celebrates at Summer Party

Last night was the Annual Summer Party for the North End/Waterfront Residents' Association (NEWRA). The big occasion was held at the Pilot House which...

Compromise Reached on Salem Street Barber Shop Expansion and Roof Deck

One of the most contentious issues at recent neighborhood meetings has been resolved through a compromise between abutters at 44 Prince Street and the...

Police Release Sketch of North End Flasher

Boston Police released a sketch of a suspect responsible for an incident of open and gross lewdness in the North End. Investigators are asking...

Heat Wave Advisory – NE Pool Open Late

The City of Boston has issued a Heat Wave Advisory (as if we didn't know it was hot). More importantly, if you or someone...

Police Investigation of Weekend Lewdness Continues

The investigation continues regarding the indecent exposure incident in the North End in the early morning hours on Saturday around Unity Street and Unity...

Resident To Compete In Ironman For Charity

You may have seen Jon Larson running around the neighborhood and he has a lot of training yet in front of him. The North...

Montreal’s BIXI Wins Boston Bike-Share Contract

And the winner is ... BIXI!?!?! Boston has selected a vendor for its pilot bike-share program called the BIXI system coming from Public Bike...

Indecent Exposure Incident in North End

=A police report from Area A-1 has been filed regarding an incident of indecent exposure last night (Saturday, August 15, 2009) around Unity Street/Unity...

Yacht Haven Goes For $8 Million at Auction

Today's auction for Yacht Haven, the bankrupt property off Commercial Wharf, brought an $8 million top bid from an unknown buyer. The identity is...