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…

Police & Fire

Weekly Police Log – July 31, 2009

Vandalism 07/25/09 7:56pm Prince St. condo reports an unknown person broke a courtyard storm window and fled the area. Breaking & Entering – Non-Residential 07/28/09 5:40am Atlantic Avenue bike store reports an unknown person broke the store window and stole a bicycle valued at $1300.00. Breaking & Entering – Residential 07/30/09 7:31pm Male victim reports Read More…

Police & Fire

Weekly Police Log – July 24, 2009

Selected entries from this week’s Boston Police journal log: Vandalism 07/17/09 7:00pm-10:30am Victim reports 1997 Honda Accord was parked on Prince st. and had the pass. side door lock broken. Larceny ( bike ) 07/18/09 8:00pm- 10:00am Victim reports his 18 spd. Columbia bike (white) was locked to a pole on Charter St. and an unk. Read More…

Police & Fire

Police Informational Tool – Crime Reports

Sgt Tom Lema and the Information Systems Group at the Boston Police distributed an informative guide for using Crime Reports, the neighborhood crime trend system. Crime Reports uses data from the Boston Police (uploaded nightly) and overlays it on a Google map. Click here to see the slides for how Crime Reports works (pdf). I Read More…

Police & Fire

Weekly Police Log – July 16, 2009

Notable Incidents in this week’s police log for the neighborhood: Drugs/ Poss. Cl C (with intent to distribute) 07/10/09 10:55am Female suspect arrested on Stillman st. for Poss. of Cl C drugs with intent to distribute after mv stop. Breaking & Entering – Residence 07/11/09 12:16am Two suspects arrested (1) male and (1) female for Read More…

Community Food & Drink Police & Fire Real Estate

Fireworks at NEWNC Meeting Over Barber Shop Zoning Variance

Everything was going smoothly last night at the Fairmont Battery Wharf during the July NEWNC (North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council) meeting, until the last agenda item regarding 113 Salem Street. Owner Arthur Caras, his attorney, and contractor Michael Dello Russo presented plans to expand the existing barber shop and nail salon in the rear of the Read More…