Welcome back to our weekly update that highlights some of the cases appearing on 311 in the North End/Waterfront neighborhoods. All 311 cases are public information and can be found at 311.boston.gov.
Large Tree Falls in Charter Street Park
“Big tree down from the storm. New saplings would be appreciated. Thanks!”
The original 311 post can be found here. This case was submitted and opened on March 3rd, 2018. As of March 7th, 2018 the case is still open.
Hanover Street Pothole Patched Over
“Second huge pothole on Hanover St. very dangerous for both cars and pedestrians what a disgrace the North End is the leading form of revenue for Boston and this is what it’s beginning to look like along with other major issues.”
The original 311 post can be found here. This case was submitted and opened on February 28th, 2018. It was closed on March 1st, 2018 with the following message: “Closed with status: Case Resolved. Pothole repaired.”
Broken Picnic Table at North Square
“At north square there is a broken picnic table with nails sticking out of it. Children from Saint John’s School always play in the square. Can be a dangerous accident if a child falls.”
The original 311 post can be found here. This case was submitted and opened on February 24th, 2018. It was closed on February 28th, 2018 with the following message: “Closed with status: Case Resolved. Remove table.”
Damaged Tree on Hanover Street
“This tree split during the recent storm. A large limb fell onto Hanover Street. The limb has been removed but the inside of the tree is rotted and unsafe. I’m reporting this in the hopes the damaged tree can be removed so no one gets hurt.”
The original 311 post can be found here. This case was submitted and opened on March 4th, 2018. As of March 7th, 2018, the case is still open.
Remember, to report a claim with 311, you can call 311, go to the 311 website, tweet at 311, or download the app. What do you think about these 311 cases? Follow our “What’s The 311?” tag to see past week’s postings!
3 Replies to “What’s The 311? Fallen Tree in Charter St. Park, Hanover St. Pothole, Broken Picnic Table, and Damaged Tree on Hanover St.”
The north end is a Mess,just wait till the summer when it Is also filthy…..
There must be hundreds of potholes and uneven sidewalks exactly like this one ~~~~or worse !!!
What is this City’s Public Works Department thinking when they come to the spot and pour some LOOSE TAR PEBBLES on top of the hole~~~~~it is like putting a band-aid on someone who is HEMORRHAGING !!!
A few years ago, I reported a 3 inch height difference between the brick sidewalk and the concrete sill~~~the truck finally came to take care of the problem~~~~4 men showed up (money wasted) One of them shoveled 2 piles of LOOSE TAR PEBBLES on to the area, and gave it a little pound. I told them that this will not take care of the problem~~~they shrugged and left. Well, now there are 3 levels to this edge !!!! It really did make it worse!! I am so very sick and tired of falling on uneven sidewalks and streets !!!! A person cannot take their eyes off of our next step for one minute !!!!
AHHH OLD STORY!!!! from an OLD PERSON~~~~that’s how I feel these days !!
The tree was a good call. Looks like it is just waiting for the next wind storm. It’s on its way to death.
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