Meetings Police & Fire

Robberies and Loud Parties Discussed at Public Safety Meeting

Catching a church robber, cracking down on disruptive parties and an attempted robbery at the 7-11 were the highlights from this month’s NEWNC Public Safety meeting. Attending from the Boston Police, District A-1, were Captain Bernard O’Rourke, Sergeant Thomas Lema and Officer Teddy Boyle (pictured left to right above). Church “Poor Box” Robber Caught – Read More…

Meetings Police & Fire

Halloween Party & Assault on the Police Blotter for the North End / Waterfront

Selected incidents from this week’s Boston Police Journal Log for the North End / Waterfront area: Noisy Party 10/30/10          1:00am Police officers responded to a Prince St. building for a loud party. About 100 party goers were at the home. The party was cleared and tenants will be summoned to court. Assault & Battery (Deadly Weapon – Baseball Read More…

Health & Environment Meetings Police & Fire Transportation

HazMat Truck Task Force Update & Population Density Data Sheet

An update from the North End/Waterfront HazMat Task Force: Neighbors, I hope you are enjoying the summer.  It’s been a while, so this note is to let you know that the Hazardous Material Truck issue is still alive and that your neighbor activists are still active, both out in front and behind the scenes.  By Read More…

Health & Environment Meetings Police & Fire

City Abandons Idea For Morning-Only Trash Disposal Pilot Program

After a series of meetings this week, City officials have abandoned the anticipated North End pilot program for a “morning-only” trash disposal window of 6:00 am – 9:00 am. The program would have encouraged residents to put out there household garbage in the morning rather than the night before. The concept was the latest in Read More…

Meetings Police & Fire

Police: “The Neighborhood is Safe”

This is a first-hand report from the Public Safety meeting held at the Nazzaro Center on January 7, 2010, sponsored by NEWNC and the Boston Police. Attending the meeting was NEWNC Public Safety Committee Chair, Bob DeCristoforo, Boston Police Captain Bernard O’Rourke, Sergeant Tom Lema and Officer Teddy Boyle. State Representative Aaron Michlewitz was also Read More…

Meetings Police & Fire

Public Safety Meeting: Thursday, January 7th

After the recent armed robbery attempts in the North End, Bob DeCristoforo, Chair of NEWNC’s Public Safety Committee reminds residents: The PUBLIC SAFETY MEETING IS THURSDAY JAN 7 AT NAZZARO CENTER 6:30PM….this is where you hear the accurate  information from the Police…this is where you can voice your comments and concerns FACE TO FACE with Read More…

Health & Environment Meetings Police & Fire Real Estate Transportation

Officials Meet for Cross St. Sidewalk Walkthrough

Public officials met last week for a walkthrough of the Cross St. sidewalk plaza area to discuss a potential reconfiguration of the traffic and parking situation. The City’s Transportation Commissioner, Tom Timlin, attended along with MassDOT representative John Romano, State Representative Aaron Michlewitz and City Councilor Sal LaMattina. The officials agreed the situation presents public Read More…

Meetings Police & Fire

Police Report a Calm Month in the Neighborhood

November was a calm and largely uneventful month, according to Sergeant Tom Lema and Officer Teddy Boyle who led this month’s NEWNC Public Safety Meeting, along with committee chair Robert “Bobby D” DeCristoforo. The two officers, along with Captain O’Rourke were recently honored at this year’s awards dinner sponsored by North End Against Drugs. There Read More…

Meetings Police & Fire

From the Franciscan Friars at St. Leonard’s

Attention to parishioners of St. Leonards, Sacred Heart, St. Stephens and St. Mary’s: We are in the process of requesting our Regional Bishop to celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation in our parish by the Fall of 2010.  The Chancellery Office requires that we have not less than 15 candidates to the Sacrament of Confirmation.  Please, Read More…

Community Meetings

GLC Meeting Next Week – Yes, Another One!

The Greenway Leadership Council (GLC) represents the public’s interest in advising the Greenway Conservancy. The GLC is having their second meeting in two weeks on Tuesday, October 20th. The details and agenda are shown below. The meeting is open to the public. Rose Kennedy Greenway Leadership Council Meeting October 20, 2009 4:00 – 6:00 pm Read More…

Government Meetings Police & Fire

Meeting to Address Late Night Activity

State Representative Aaron Michlewitz invites people to discuss the problems addressed in the recent Boston Globe article, “Culture Clash in the North End” at Thursday’s October 1st NEWNC Public Safety meeting at the Nazzaro Center (30 N. Bennet St.) at 6:30 pm. Check the Calendar for details on all upcoming meetings and events. See also: Read More…