Rowdy College Students on North St (Oh, in 1865)

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College students causing havoc in the North End? Some things never change as shown by this find by Harvard Law Librarian, Lesley Schoenfeld. Manuscripts...

Segway Hearing Requested by Councilor LaMattina

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City Councilor Sal LaMattina is calling for a hearing to discuss how the City should accommodate increasing Segway use on city streets and sidewalks....

North End Weekly Police Log – September 17, 2009

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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...

Weekly North End Police Log – September 10, 2009

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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...

“Pipe Down Please” – New Motorcycle Noise Reduction Program

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Boston Police unveiled a new voluntary program to reduce motorcycle noise on North End streets, called "Pipe Down Please." The Boston initiative is mirrored...

Gassy Park’s “Melted” Swing Quickly Replaced

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  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")....

Gassy Park Swings “Melted” by Vandals

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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...

North End Crime Roundup & Weekly Police Log

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Here is a roundup of incidents and updates discussed with Boston Police at the North End's September 2009 Public Safety meeting. Flasher Update The Police gave...

North End Crime Still Low, But Up From Last Year

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While still considered very low versus other areas of the city, North End crime incidents are now 8% of the total in Area A-1,...

Gennaro ‘Jerry’ Angiulo dies at 90

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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...

Weekly North End Police Log – August 27, 2009

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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...

North End Resident Elected VP of Mass Bar Assn

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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.