Enjoy recapping the top 5 posts this week from NorthEndWaterfront.com!

Police Blotter: Ransacked Mercedes, Stolen Wallet!

The police blotter brings details of incidents involving local police, like the female victim who had her 2006 Mercedes C-Class ransacked on Salem Street and the victim who had an unknown person steal her wallet at Hanover and Richmond Streets. Read the post for complete details!

National Park Service 6(f) boundary map for LWCF project at Long Wharf
National Park Service 6(f) boundary map for LWCF project at Long Wharf

BRA Loses in Court (Again) in Effort to Commercialize End of Long Wharf

After a decade long effort by the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) to lease the end of Long Wharf for a restaurant development, the BRA lost their appeal in federal appeals court. The appeals court affirmed a decision made last year by a federal judge who ruled in favor of the National Park Service (NPS) to keep the area as open park space, read the article for more on the case.

Friends of the North End Enjoy 44th Annual Reunion

The Sons of Italy Hall in Winchester was packed with 170 men for the Friends of the North End gathering to reminisce their cherished boyhood and dine together. Mario Di Leo, 89 and Nicholas Vaccaro Jr., 21 were recognized as the oldest and youngest North Enders in attendance, view the post for more on the event.

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Rendering of hotel proposal at Lewis Wharf - JW Capital Partners
Rendering of hotel proposal at Lewis Wharf – JW Capital Partners.

State Regulator Opposes Lewis Wharf Hotel Building Over Submerged Harbor Pilings

The controversial proposal for a hotel at Lewis Wharf could be forced to be significantly reduced in size after the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection confirmed that a new development cannot extend over pilings or piers that are below water at high tide. There is a 30-day comment period before a final ruling, read the post for more details and information.

Obituary: Eugene Giangregorio of Geno’s Salon

Eugene “Geno” V. Giangregorio, the former owner of Geno’s Salon in the North End passed away this past week, leaving behind a large family with several grandchildren. Read the full Obituary.

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