Boston Fire Department responded to an alarm on Wednesday night around 7:00 pm at the Mariner Building, 300 Commercial Street. Essentially closing the street, the fire trucks extended their ladders although it did not appear as though residents were evacuating. The street was cleared about 15 minutes later.
70th Anniversary of the Great Brink’s Robbery in Boston’s North End
On January 17, 1950, the Great Brink’s Robbery took place in Boston’s North End at the corner of Commercial and Prince Streets. Still known today as the “Brink’s Garage,” the property marks where $1,218,211.29 in cash and $1,557,183.83 in checks, money orders, and other securities were taken in the “crime of the century” and the Read More…
Neighborhood Council Supports New Construction at 25 Atlantic Ave
The North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) supported a petitioner seeking zoning relief for a new residential building at 25 Atlantic Avenue. The new construction, owned by Richard Walsh of Walsh Brothers Construction located at 25 Atlantic Ave (210 Commercial Street), would be a five-story, six residential unit building with a common roof deck (55 Read More…
National Grid Begins 8-Week Natural Gas Project on Commercial Street
The following news release comes from National Grid regarding construction work on Commercial Street, starting this week and lasting eight weeks, between Greenough Lane and Battery Street. Traffic will continue to flow in both directions, but parking restrictions will be in place. National Grid Enhances North End NATURAL Gas Service Project on Commercial St. in Read More…
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Wow, Matt. What a view. What a shot. Snowflakes and all.
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