Police & Fire

BPD: Super Bowl Safety Tips for Patriots Fans Looking to Behave Like Champions

Captain Bernard O’Rourke told North Enders at tonight’s public safety meeting that Police will have a “full collar” on Super Bowl Sunday (all officers working). There will be additional patrols in the North End with particular attention to N. Washington St. and the area around North Station. Boston Police are distributing “A Message of Safety” Read More…

Police & Fire

“Spiderman” Thief Used North End Rooftops and Tunnel Ramp to Evade Police

At tonight’s public safety meeting, Boston Police described the scene this morning in the North End as officers pursued a “spiderman” thief who jumped over several rooftops to evade authorities. However, the suspect apparently dropped an ID so detectives are following up. Police said the man was selling stolen property in the North End when Read More…

Police & Fire

Weekly Police Blotter: Hanover St. Brawl, Robbery and Break-In

Highlights from this week’s Boston Police Journal Log for the North End / Waterfront area: Vandalism 1/29/12             2:06am Witness reports a group of males were fighting in front of a Hanover St. restaurant and one of the suspects was thrown against the front window and door of the business. The restaurant front right window and Read More…

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North Bennet Street School Offers Tips on Buying Jewelry for Valentine’s Day

Along with flowers, candy and a romantic dinner out, jewelry will again be one of the most popular ways to say “I love you” this Valentine’s Day. Last year, consumers spent an estimated $3.5 billion on Valentine’s Day jewelry, according to the National Retail Federation. Consumer spending is expected to be up this year, with Read More…


NEWRA to Host Conversation with James W. Hunt, Boston’s Chief of Environmental and Energy Services

The February 9, 2012 meeting agenda for the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) is shown below. The meeting begins at 7:00 pm at the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 N. Bennet St. More information about NEWRA can be found at www.NEWRA.org. A pdf version of the agenda is available here.

Community Government

The Greenway Conservancy Strikes Back!

Not content to take the medicine the State offered in its letter yesterday to move forward with a phase-out of government funding, the Greenway Conservancy came out swinging with a multi-colored slideshow defense, insisting that it needs to keep its public funding. The Conservancy has been under fire given revelations of excessive salaries and transparency Read More…

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“The Masters” Win Indoor Bocce Tournament Benefiting North End Against Drugs

“The Masters” took the trophy in this year’s indoor bocce tournament as part of the North End Against Drugs “SKATE DATE” Event on Sunday January 29th at the Steriti Skating Rink on Commercial Street. This was the first year “The Masters” entered the tourney with members Paul Dipesa, Joe Mendola, Cathy and Ken Strum. Mikey Read More…

Community Government

The Axe Comes Down: State Plans To Pull All Funding From Greenway Conservancy

The State’s regulator and owner of the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway parks, MassDOT, issued a strident and clear set of conditions to the Greenway Conservancy as part of a lease extension coming up in 2014. MassDOT Secretary Richard A. Davey reminds the Conservancy that it was always supposed to be self-sustaining through private funds. Instead, Read More…