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…

Police & Fire

North End Resident Elected VP of Mass Bar Assn

From the Massachusetts Bar Association:

*Boston, MA* – North End resident Douglas K. Sheff has been elected vice president of the Massachusetts Bar Association for the 2009-10 year, beginning on Sept. 1. Senior partner at Sheff Law Offices in Boston, Sheff is a nationally renowned brain injury litigation expert and specializes in all aspects of personal injury law.

A past president of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Sheff has been appointed Trustee of the National College of Advocacy, which provides superior education and training for trial lawyers across the United States. Sheff is also a director of the Belli Society, an international group of distinguished trial attorneys and he has been awarded the ORT Award for integrity in the law.

Police & Fire

Weekly North End Police Log – August 21, 2009

Selected incidents from this week’s Boston Police Journal Log for the North End/Waterfront neighborhood. Larceny – 08/14/09 12:30am Victim reports on Atlantic Ave. an unknown person broke the lock off and stole her black moped. Unarmed Robbery – 08/16/09 11:00pm Victim reports on Hanover St., he put his cell phone into the pocket of his Read More…

Police & Fire

Police Release Sketch of North End Flasher

Boston Police released a sketch of a suspect responsible for an incident of open and gross lewdness in the North End. Investigators are asking for the public’s assistance in this matter. Detectives urge community members to come forward with any information regarding this incident. Boston Police continue to increase patrols to the area and have Read More…

Health & Environment Police & Fire

Heat Wave Advisory – NE Pool Open Late

The City of Boston has issued a Heat Wave Advisory (as if we didn’t know it was hot). More importantly, if you or someone you know is suffering from this heat, they can go to one of the City’s “Cooling Centers” that will stay open until 10 p.m. The closest is the Nazarro Community Center, Read More…

Police & Fire

Police Investigation of Weekend Lewdness Continues

The investigation continues regarding the indecent exposure incident in the North End in the early morning hours on Saturday around Unity Street and Unity Court. The Boston Globe is reporting that there is no confirmation whether this incident is related to the sexual assaults in April of this year, which are still open cases. In Read More…

Police & Fire

Indecent Exposure Incident in North End

=A police report from Area A-1 has been filed regarding an incident of indecent exposure last night (Saturday, August 15, 2009) around Unity Street/Unity Court. About 3:15am, a hispanic male, 30-35 years old, 5 feet 6-8 inches, bushy eyebrows, weighing 160 pounds approached the female victim as she was walking and started talking. When she Read More…

Police & Fire

Weekly North End Police Log – August 14, 2009

Selected incidents from the weekly North End/Waterfront Police Log: Larceny / Shoplifting 08/08/09 11:45pm The known male suspect stole 6 bottles of facial cream from a Hanover Street store. Merchandise recovered by store security. Auto Theft/ Motorcycle 08/09/09 12:30am-1:45am Victim reports his Duca 1098R (red) motorcycle was stolen from Fulton Street. Click here to see Read More…

Business Police & Fire

City Looking for North End Residents to Test its New iPhone Application to Report Problems

The City of Boston is inviting North End residents to be beta testers for its new iPhone application. Called Citizens Connect, the app will allow residents to take pictures of neighborhood problems and send them direct to City Hall for resolution. (Yes, I have already signed up.) Here is the information: Dear North End residents, Read More…

Police & Fire

Weekly Police Log for North End/Waterfront

Notable incidents in this week’s Boston Police journal log: Larceny in Building 08/06/09 05:00pm Victim reports an unknown person stole 2 tickets to the Kenny Chesney concert from the front desk of a Clinton Street restaurant. Vandalism 08/05/09 8:33pm Victim reports the known male suspect vandalized the victim’s 2009 Lexus E350 which was parked on Read More…