Police & Fire

Weekly Police Journal Log for North End/Waterfront

Here are some notable incidents from this week’s Boston Police Journal Log. Larceny from Motor Vehicle 12/19/09          10:30am-11:15am Victim reports his 2000 Chrysler Town & Country van was broken into through the passenger side window on Commercial Street. Removed from vehicle was his GPS system. Assault & Battery 12/20/09          1:25am Male victim reports he was Read More…

Health & Environment

H1N1 on the Decline But Health Commission Still Urges Vaccine

You may have noticed the spread of the H1N1 flu decreasing lately in Boston and elsewhere.   In the middle of holiday festivities and to-do lists, you may be asking whether getting the vaccine is still important.  What many people don’t know is that flu season typically lasts through May, and that past pandemics have occurred in waves.  In other words, it’s possible that we will see another increase in H1N1 and/or seasonal flu in the months ahead. 


Real Estate

Yacht Haven Gets a Premium Bid for $9.9 Million

Banker & Tradesman is reporting that Yacht Haven, the marina property near Commercial Wharf, has attracted a premium price and is under agreement for $9.9 million. The buyer is Charles Lagasse, a Newburyport developer, through a company called Boston Boat Basin, LLC which is also associated with Steve Karp’s New England Development. The price has Read More…

Health & Environment Meetings Police & Fire Real Estate Transportation

Officials Meet for Cross St. Sidewalk Walkthrough

Public officials met last week for a walkthrough of the Cross St. sidewalk plaza area to discuss a potential reconfiguration of the traffic and parking situation. The City’s Transportation Commissioner, Tom Timlin, attended along with MassDOT representative John Romano, State Representative Aaron Michlewitz and City Councilor Sal LaMattina. The officials agreed the situation presents public Read More…

Health & Environment Police & Fire Transportation

City of Boston Declares Snow Emergency

Mayor Thomas M. Menino today declared that a snow emergency and parking ban will go into effect at 10:00 p.m. Saturday, December 19, 2009. Mayor Menino would like to remind residents of the following: The City of Boston encourages businesses to ask employees to work from home when possible, take public transportation, and be prepared Read More…