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…

Health & Environment Meetings Police & Fire

Grill Regulations on Decks & Balconies

A recent Globe article gears up readers for the summer grilling season. For better or worse, the most relevant section to the roof decks and balconies in the North End/Waterfront neighborhood is the Safety section: “Safety – Before buying either type of grill, it’s good to be acquainted with safety rules. State law prohibits liquid Read More…

Meetings Police & Fire

Public Safety – “Good Month in North End”

Captain O’Rourke of District A-1 Police reported that May was a good month for the North End, in terms of relatively low crime incidents with no homicides or sexual assaults. After the 2 attacks in April, police have increased patrols throughout the neighborhood and engaged in more proactive questioning of suspicious people by officers. In Read More…