Monthly Archives: September 2011

Stanley Cup Parade in the North End on Labor Day, September...

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The World Champion Boston Bruins are back in town and before they get back to work, there will be a Stanley Cup neighborhood parade! As...

Photos: Northern North End at Night

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//   Night views of the North End, this time around the Copp’s Hill and northern part of the neighborhood shot on September 2, 2011. Photos...

BPD Detective Updates Community on Recent Sexual Assault & Fighting Incidents...

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At last night’s North End Public Safety Meeting, Boston Police brought in Lt. Detective Chuck Wilson to update the neighborhood on the latest sexual...

Move In North End Trash Piles – September 2011 – They’re...

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They’re here! The annual September student moving ritual is upon us. The new neighbors have arrived and that means a lot of trash on...

Minimal Reaction From Suburbanites on HazMat Truck Re-Routing from Boston to...

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This video shows the August 30, 2011 public hearing held in Waltham, Mass. regarding the proposed re-routing of pass-through hazardous material (hazmat) trucks from...

8 Security Tips for New Arrivals to the North End from...

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Safe At Home – Eight Security Tips for New Arrivals to the North End
(Compiled by the North Bennet Street School, Boston)

With the hassles of move-in behind you, it’s time to settle in and enjoy your new digs, right?  Well, yes – provided you’ve taken some time to think about the security of that apartment or house you’ll be living in. 

September is a high turnover month in the North End, which means properties may be more vulnerable to break-ins while their occupants are getting to know their new surroundings.

But there are ways to make your home safer.  David Troiano, a registered master locksmith and head instructor at North Bennet Street School’s locksmith training program, suggests a two-step approach.