Just as we are heading into the thick of the holiday season, it seems like the area may also be jumping into political season as well!
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The political season seems to be hitting the North End / Waterfront and surrounding area a little sooner than expected. Massachusetts Senator Anthony Petruccelli is resigning his Senate seat, leaving many to consider a run for the vacancy, read the article for more on Petruccelli and potential candidates who could be seeking election.
A notice was posted to notify abutters that work is being planned at 221-227 Commercial Street, the former site of a Lavanderia shop and a gas station before that. The triangular property abuts the Prince Building at Atlantic Avenue and has recently changed owners and is being slated for a new development. View the post for more on the notice.
Incident Report: Suspicious Package Detonated, Broken Dry Cleaners Window, Bakery Customer Assaulted
In addition to the suspicious package being left by a homeland security vehicle on Atlantic Avenue, the neighborhood had two particular incidents involving BPD, including a broken window at a Fleet Street dry cleaners and a pickpocket dispute that led to a fight, view the report.
With sale prices in November ranging from 340,000 to $1,650,000, it is hard to argue that there is a vast range of properties for sale in the North End / Waterfront. View the post for the complete listing of real estate sales.
Profiling skits from Rosaria DiFinzio’s My Corner of Boston performed at the North End Union in 1990, the stories tell of a North End packed with several busy funeral homes, where, “wakes and funerals were a big deal in the Italian North End.” Watch the video and read more.
There are still two chances to catch local choirs singing holiday music with free hot chocolate and treats by popular Greenway and Boston Public Market vendors. A seasonal favorite for many, the Carousel along the Rose Kennedy Greenway will feature performances on Friday December 11th and December 18th, read the post for more details.