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The Weekender: DA Drops Charges, Old North Wins Suit, Needle Sightings & Boat Break-In

The Weekender is a weekly compilation of the most popular posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com for some weekend catch up.

Top Posts This Week:

Cake Eating, Beer Drinking, Cigar Smoking, Rolex Wearing Suspect Breaks Into Boat

This is certainly unlike any story you have ever read. A man was arrested at Commercial Wharf after breaking and entering into a boat. Making himself right at home, the victims came back to the boat and walked in on the man, “sitting on their couch eating their cake and smoking a cigar with several beer cans lined up on their coffee table.” Continue Reading

The historic Old North Church on Salem Street  (NEWF Photo)
The historic Old North Church on Salem Street (NEWF Photo)

Old North Church Wins “Slip and Fall” Court Ruling Because It Does Not Charge an Entry Fee

In 2006 while entering a pew box in the Old North church, a tourist from Georgia tripped and severely hurt herself. Seeking compensation, the courts ruled in favor of the Church, citing that Old North’s liability is limited under the Recreational Use statue because entry to the facility is free of charge. View Post for more details on the case and decisions.

DA Drops Charges Against North End Man for Valentine’s Day Sexual Assault

The Suffolk District Attorney’s office has dropped the charges against Ross Currier, the North End man who was arrested as a possible suspect in the Valentine’s Day sexual assault on Unity Street. “The evidence does not support the charges,” said the DA. Currier also speaks out to the press. View the post.

Police Blotter: Assault With Glass Bowl on Fleet Street

Catch up on the crimes that have been around the neighborhood, including an arrest and charges of assault with a deadly weapon on Fleet Street. View Post

Luigi Lola Shoes Logo

Neighborhood Gal, Charlene Love, Opens Luigi & Lola Shoes on Hanover Street

A new establishment is opening on Hanover Street and this time, it’s not a restaurant. Focusing on handbags, wallets, briefcases, jewelry, and high quality shoes. Owner Charlene Love, a North Ender, is working to be a high-end boutique, while maintaining a wide price range. View Post

Editor’s Picks:

Rendering of Boston Public Market and the Parcel 7 garage at the corner of Blackstone and Hanover Street (BPMA)
Rendering of Boston Public Market and the Parcel 7 garage at the corner of Blackstone and Hanover Street (BPMA)

Needle Watch on Richmond Street

Check out these alarming photos of multiple sightings of drug needles on Richmond Street. Keep an eye out, as the needles are often left on the strip of grass between the side of the Callahan Tunnel building and the dog run. View Post

Boston Public Market Comes Closer to Fruition [Video]

Construction is expected to start this year on the $15 million Boston Public Market project. Check out the proposed design for the project that is expected to include a Market Hall with space for about 50 vendors selling local food products. A restaurant and education display space is also included as part of the plan. View Post

Have a great weekend!