Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Laptop and Monitor Stolen, Loud Music and Drinks After Hours

Reported incidents from this week’s Boston Police Journal Log are shown below, courtesy of Boston Police Department District A-1. License Premise Violation 01/26/14 –  2:20am A Salem Street restaurant was issued a license premise violation after the licensing unit observed patrons at the bar consuming alcohol drinks after hours. In addition to the drinks, amplified Read More…

Community Schools

Mayor Marty Walsh and Honored Guests Read with Eliot Students

As part of Boston Partners in Education’s Big Cheese Reads program, the Eliot K-8 Innovation School hosted Mayor Marty Walsh, State Street CEO Jay Hooley and CMO Hannah Grove , and Boston Pops Conductor Keith Lockhart! Readers met with middle school students to share a story, and answer questions about their personal and professional journeys. Mayor Walsh emphasized Read More…

Event Notices

The Latest and Greatest: Police Chase Update, Prado History, Trash Problems, Neighborhood Photo’s and More

Crime and trash lead this week’s top posts in the North End. We spend some time looking back and post a photo of Bruins Captain Zdeno Chara with some young fans. Read about the people and the fascinating events that took place to make what the Prado (Paul Revere Mall) is today, enjoy the weekend! Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Government Schools

State Representative Aaron Michlewitz Takes Part in St. John School’s K4B “Royal Reader” Program

St. John School continued their Royal Reader Program with State Representative Aaron Michlewitz joining Ms. Daniella Frattaroli’s K4B class on Thursday, January 30th.  Aaron read the story “The Giving Tree” by Shel Silverstein to the students. “Our students were very excited to have State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz come into our class and read them a Read More…

Government Photos & Videos Transportation

Commercial Street Redesign with Cycle Track Presented by City Officials [Video]

This video shows the third meeting, held on January 28, 2014, regarding the redesign of Commercial Street and part of Atlantic Avenue to incorporate a dedicated bicycle “cycle track” from Cross Street to Charter Street in the North End / Waterfront. The main feature of the cycle track is to elevate the bike lane to Read More…

Community People

Greenway Conservancy Promotes Jesse Brackenbury to Executive Director

The Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy Board of Directors has dropped the “acting” from Jesse Brackenbury’s title and voted unanimously on Tuesday evening to appoint him as Executive Director. Brackenbury has been filling the interim role at the non-profit since Nancy Brennan resigned from the position about a year ago. “Jesse Brackenbury has proven that Read More…

Community Event Notices Schools

Eliot School Free Skate on February 1st

Parents, Students, Teachers, Partners and Friends of the Eliot:  Please join us for the Eliot School Spirit Skating Party on Saturday, February 1st from 2-4 pm at DCR’s Steriti Memorial Rink located at 561 Commercial St., Boston. Show your school pride by wearing your Eliot gear; and gather your friends and family for this FREE fun-filled afternoon on the ice!  In addition to mingling Read More…

Daily Briefs Event Notices

Notable News Found Elsewhere: Graffiti, Public Food Market, Italian Immigration and More!

See what mobile app may help you stay in touch with your fitness goals this year around the North End. This week, many mourn the loss of longtime Channel 5 anchor, Chet Curtis at the local funeral home. Also, graffiti has made its way from Boylston Street to the North End. Bostoniano brings an insightful interview with Massachusetts Read More…