Police & Fire

Police Journal Log – Week Ending October 1, 2009

Selected incidents from this week’s Boston Police journal log for the North End/Waterfront neighborhood: Larceny from MV 09/25/09          11:26am Victim reports his rented 2000 Toyota Camry was broken into front passenger side window inside of a Clinton St. garage. Removed from the vehicle was a backpack containing camera equipment. Assault & Battery 09/26/09          2:00am Male Read More…

Police & Fire

Bank Robbery (for real) at Sovereign Bank on Hanover St

Sovereign Bank at 287 Hanover StreetBoston Police are reporting  through Twitter that the Sovereign Bank at 287 Hanover Street was robbed Thursday morning. The robber gave a note to the teller, but showed no weapon. The description is white male, 5′ 8″, 30’s, black t-shirt. Although this robbery does not appear to be part of 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…

Community Food & Drink Police & Fire

Globe Highlights “Culture Clash” in North End

In a front page article, the Boston Globe highlights the changes happening in the neighborhood. (“Culture Clash in the North End” by Jenna Russell, September 29, 2009). The reporter presents the various sides of the issues relating to late-night revelry and how it is conflicting with the interests of North End residents. Your humble editor Read More…

Police & Fire

Lawsuit Filed Over Hanover Street Incident From March 2009

The North End’s Hanover Street was the location described in Michael O’Brien’s lawsuit filed last week against police officers when his pal hit a double-parked BMW. The March 2009 incident spiraled out of control when O’Brien tried to record the officers who alledgedly responded with excessive force. The following is an excerpt of the complaint via Universal Hub. The BPD and City of Boston have not yet responded to the complaint. The Globe also reported on the lawsuit in this article.

 

 

Police & Fire

North End/Waterfront Weekly Police Journal Log – September 25, 2009

Notable incidents from this week’s police journal log: Vandalism 09/19/09          12:30am Victim reports unknown person broke the front windshield on his 2004 Chevy Cavalier on Prince Street. Larceny 09/19/09          6:00pm-8:00pm Victim reports he fell asleep in Copps Hill Terrace Park and an unknown person stole his backpack containing personal property. Click to view the entire Read More…

Business Police & Fire

“The Cheeseman” and “The Cheese Shop”

  “Fresh Cheese” from Endicott St. has reopened on Fleet St. as “The Cheese Shop.” Carmen DiNunzio, “The Cheeseman”, was sentenced for 6 years with 3 years probation. However, the prosecutors’ request that he be banned from the North End once he is released was denied by the judge. The full Boston Globe article can Read More…

Business Government Police & Fire

Segway Hearing Requested by Councilor LaMattina

City Councilor Sal LaMattina is calling for a hearing to discuss how the City should accommodate increasing Segway use on city streets and sidewalks. Segways are the 2-wheeled, self-balancing electric vehicles uses for personal transportation. These upright mobility devices can reach speeds up to 13 miles per hour. Some interesting notes from the hearing request: Read More…

Police & Fire

North End Weekly Police Log – September 17, 2009

There are two drug-related arrests in this week’s North End/Waterfront police log. Drugs/Possession Cl. A 09/11/09          12:52pm Two male suspects arrested on Hanover Street & Prince Street intersection for possession of Class A (heroin) with intent to distribute. Assault & Battery 09/11/09          4:10pm-6:00pm Male suspect pushed a service repairman in his Commercial Street apartment regarding Read More…

Police & Fire

Weekly North End Police Log – September 10, 2009

Attempted Unarmed Robbery 09/04/09          1:25am Female victim was approached by 3 suspects  on Clinton Street (2) male and (1) female. They attempted to steal the victims cell phone. Victim fought off suspects who fled on foot. Larceny in a Building 09/07/09          11:00pm Victim reports an unknown person stole his cell phone from a Hanover Street Read More…

Health & Environment Police & Fire

“Pipe Down Please” – New Motorcycle Noise Reduction Program

Boston Police unveiled a new voluntary program to reduce motorcycle noise on North End streets, called “Pipe Down Please.” The Boston initiative is mirrored after a successful program in Golden, Colorado named “Silence is Golden.” The police will be handing out cards requesting cooperation from bikers on the neighborhood’s residential streets. Police intend to initially Read More…