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.

Five Needles Found Throughout the North End Last Week

Three separate 311 posts about needles discovered in the North End were reported in early April. All three were posted within one week from each other.

A needle was found in the grass near the skating rink in the North End.

“On the right side of ice rink in the North End”

The first case was originally submitted and opened on April 7, 2019. It was then closed on the same day on April 7, 2019 with the following message: “Closed with status: Case Resolved. 1 needle is recovered from this location.”

“The needle is next to the curb in front of 11 Cooper St (on that side of the street).”

The second case was originally submitted and opened on April 1, 2019. It was then closed on the same day on April 1, 2019 with the following message: “Closed with status: Case Resolved. 1 needle is recovered from this location.”

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“In the alley way to the right of the door at 21 North Bennet St Boston 02113.”

The third case was originally submitted and opened on April 7, 2019. It was then closed on the same day on April 7, 2019 with the following message: “Closed with status: Case Resolved. 3 needles are recovered from this location.”

Fore more information about needle safety in Boston, head to Boston’s Safe Needle and Syringe Disposal website.

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2 COMMENTS

  1. The City has installed some receptacles for the used needles in some parks near schools in parts of the city. But the addicts still choose to toss the syringes wherever they choose. The next plan that’s being discussed by the geniuses in City Hall is to have ar

    places where the junkies can shoot up in private.
    It’s a losing battle.

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