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…

Community Police & Fire

Gassy Park’s “Melted” Swing Quickly Replaced

  North End infants and toddlers rejoice! In a piece of good news, the Parks Department replaced the vandalized swing at the DeFilippo Playground (“the Gassy”). Resident Emily Lapkin reported the damaged swing on the Neighbors for Neighbors social network site for the North End over the Labor Day weekend. She found matches around the Read More…

Community Police & Fire

Gassy Park Swings “Melted” by Vandals

Emily Lapkin reports via Neighbors for Neighbors: “I’m just writing to tell everyone the sad news that the infant/toddler swings at the “Gassy” park on Prince Street have been vandalized. Today we took our daughter there to play, and were greatly disappointed to find a pile of matches on the ground and partially melted/warped rubber Read More…

Police & Fire

Gennaro ‘Jerry’ Angiulo dies at 90

Article roundup regarding the death of Jerry Angiulo: Mob boss Gennaro ‘Jerry’ Angiulo dies at 90 by Shelley Murphy, Boston Globe Staff Boston Mafia boss Jerry Angiulo dies, by Laurel J. Sweet, Boston Herald Angiulo not an everyman, but an every gangster by Howie Carr, Boston Herald Former Mafia underboss Gennaro Angiulo dies at 90 Read More…

Police & Fire

Weekly North End Police Log – August 27, 2009

Notable incidents from this week’s Boston Police Journal Log: Vandalism – 08/22/09 12:30pm Victim reports on Salem Street that an unknown person scratched the trunk and passenger side of his 2008 Mercedes E350. Larceny in a Building – 08/23/09  9:00pm-11:50pm Victim reports his lapyop was stolen from the lobby of a Parmenter st. building. Read Read More…