Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Quiet Week in North End / Waterfront

Reported incidents from this week’s Boston Police Log are shown below, courtesy of BPD District A-1. 03/23/2014 75 ENDICOTT ST INVESTIGATE PERSON 03/24/2014 320 HANOVER ST TOWED MOTOR VEHICLE PARKING VIOLATION 03/27/2014 150 NORTH ST TOWED MOTOR VEHICLE 03/27/2014 89 COMMERCIAL ST SICK/INJURED/MEDICAL – PERSON 03/27/2014 9 SALUTATION ST LARCENY NON-ACCESSORY FROM VEH. $200 & Read More…

Photos & Videos Police & Fire

Daily Photo: Neighborhood Salon Honors Firefighters

After this week’s tragic Back Bay fire, North End shops are honoring the fallen firefighters in various ways. Shown here is the window of Philip’s Salon on Hanover Street with the American flag and numbers from Ladder 33, Engine 15 station. Both Lt. Edward Walsh and Firefighter Michael Kennedy worked out of Ladder 33, Engine Read More…

Community Event Notices

Freedom Trail Foundation Tours Start Up Again For Spring

The following news release comes from the Freedom Trail Foundation: Spring has sprung, and it’s time the Freedom Trail Foundation’s 18th century costumed guides will be out on the Trail in full force offering a full menu of fun and educational tours. The Freedom Trail Foundation’s tours currently holds two tours daily departing from Boston Read More…

Government People Police & Fire

City Hall Ceremony and Moment of Silence Honors Fallen Firefighters [Photos]

Mayor Martin Walsh, Boston Fire Department members, elected officials and family members of Lieutenant Edward Walsh and Firefighter Michael Kennedy gathered on City Hall Plaza Friday afternoon to raise the BFD flag and observe a moment of silence in their honor.  Lt. Walsh and firefighter Kennedy both lost their lives fighting a 9 alarm blaze Read More…

Community Event Notices Government Photos & Videos Real Estate

Downtown Waterfront Activation and Public Realm Draft Plan [Video]

An updated draft of the Downtown Waterfront Activation and Public Realm Plan was presented this week by Utile’s Matthew Littell to the advisory committee tasked with recommending actions to the Boston Redevelopment Authority for the planning area that runs from Long Wharf to the Hook Lobster site. This is the second iteration in the draft Read More…

Event Notices

The Weekender: Police Release Video, Dog Drama, Long Wharf News and the Dodecahedron Returns!

The Weekender is a weekly compilation of the most popular posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com for some weekend catch up. Top Posts This Week: Police Release Video of Suspect in Sexual Assault Case A video captured from the area of Salem and Hull Streets shows a possible male suspect for the sexual assault that took place on the Read More…

Photos & Videos

Daily Photo: Overnight Trash Strewn on Hanover Street Freedom Trail

Today’s photo is unfortunately of a trash pile strewn over Hanover Street and the historic North End Freedom Trail. “This is why garbage should not be put out overnight, says resident and business owner Damien DiPaola who shares the scene from Friday morning. “We need to have garbage out the morning of pickup, after 5 Read More…

Event Notices Government Photos & Videos Real Estate

Boston’s Chief Planner: Mayor Walsh Not Tied to Greenway Guidelines or Heights for Downtown Development [Video]

Chief Planner, Kairos Shen, of the Boston Redevelopment Authority presented “Planning Area Urban Design Context” on Wednesday, March 26th, to the Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Planning Advisory Committee. Shen began by comparing the key role of New York City’s Central Park to that of the Inner Boston Harbor after the cleanup. Both the Inner Harbor Read More…

Photos & Videos

Daily Photo: Sunny North End Aerial From the Top of 60 State Street

It almost feels like Spring and the sun was shining today as shown in this aerial photo of the North End by David Marx from the top of 60 State Street. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Did you take an interesting photo in or around Boston’s North End / Waterfront? Have it Read More…

Event Notices

Mass Pike Lane Closures Again This Weekend – Plan Around Delays

MassDOT has issued the following news release to remind motorists to expect delays because of lane closures on the Mass. Pike, I-90, this weekend. MOTORISTS: LANE RESTRICTIONS ON PIKE THRU BOSTON RESUME THIS WEEKEND; PLAN AROUND DELAYS BOSTON – Thursday, March 27, 2014 – Today, the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) and the Massachusetts Department Read More…