Top 5 Posts of the Week: Labor Day Fireworks, Code Enforcement, Police Activity!

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Photo by Matt Conti!
Photo by Matt Conti!

Fireworks on Boston Harbor for Labor Day Weekend [Video and Photos]

For the fourth year in a row, Labor Day weekend fireworks took Boston Harbor by storm, as part of programming by Summer on the Waterfront. The barge was anchored between the North End and Seaport with crowds viewing from Christopher Columbus Park, view the post to view the finale video and photos.

NORTH END MOMENT: Code Enforcement Overkill

At what point does code enforcement become out of hand? Three potted plants were discarded along the sidewalk on the corner of Salem and Cooper Streets after a produce stand was ordered to vacate their stand that was a “was a beloved summertime fixture for North Enders,” read the post.

Police Arrest “Fiddler on the Roof” Imitator in North End

Damian Tejada, 24, of New York was arrested on multiple counts of Breaking & Entering after an early morning call on Sunday, September 4th at 10 Thacher Street. After attempting to break into two separate apartments before running away from the scene, read the incident to hear how police captured and arrested Tejada.

Help Boston Police identify a Male Suspect wanted for a sexual assault.
Help Boston Police identify a Male Suspect wanted for a sexual assault.

Sexual Assault on Greenway; Police Seek Help to Identify Suspect

In the early morning hours around 4:00am, Boston Police officers responded to a call for a report of a sexual assault to a woman who was walking through the Greenway in the direction of the Carousel. Described as either a white or white Hispanic male in his 40’s to 50’s with scruff on his face, read the post for the complete description of the suspect.

Police Blotter: Permit Violation/Robbery and Disorderly Conduct/Underage Drinking

In addition to the “Fiddler on the Roof” and the Sexual Assault on Greenway, Police were busy around the neighborhood with multiple larcenies, robbery and assault after a city code enforcement violation, view the post for the complete blotter.