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.
Trash Left Out on Multiple Streets in The North End
“Disgusting streets in the north end on garbage day! Almost every street around here looks like this!”
“Sidewalks around north end are terrible. This is on Prince Street this afternoon.”
“We are drowning in trash here in the North End. We should not have to live like this. It’s unsanitary and disgraceful. We have people who pick through the trash all night long and scatter the trash all over.”
The original 311 posts can be found here, here, and here. These cases were submitted and opened on June 1st, 2018. The cases were then closed on June 4th, 2018 with the following message: “Closed with status: Case Resolved.”
Electrical Box Needs Repair after Vehicle Hits it on North Margin Street
“Last Sunday, a vehicle struck an electrical box in front of 69 North Margin Street, North End. The subsequent debris was removed by DPW Staff. As you can see, electrical wires can be seen coming out of a pipe on the sidewalk. If these wires are live, they present a serious safety hazard. Please address this issue immediately.”
The original 311 post can be found here. This case was submitted and opened on June 1st, 2018. It was then closed later that same day with the following message: “Closed with status: Case Noted. Reason for reallocation: CITY FORCES PICKED UP AND MADE SAFE. THIS ELECTRIC BOX BELONGS TO ST. ANTHONYS FEAST IN THE NORTH END. THEY WERE NOTIFIED.” Additional information regarding this case (photo and comment) was provided to North End Waterfront.
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