Community Kids & Families

North End Against Drugs Family Dinner/Talk with Police Commissioner Gross

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) held a family dinner/family talk on Monday, November 18 at the BCYF Nazzaro Center in the North End. The room was filled to capacity to hear our guest speaker, Boston Police Commissioner William Gross. The Commissioner spent the first half of the evening sitting amongst the attendees talking with parents and Read More…

Featured Meetings

Wharf District Council Police Update: Late-Night Robberies; Assault; Increased Surveillance

Boston Police Department (BPD) Sergeant Steven Moy and Sergeant Ted Boyle, in attendance on behalf of Captain Fong, provided a police report at the November Wharf District Council (WDC) meeting. There have been four reported incidents, three occurring in the vicinity of Coogan’s, located at 171 Milk Street: Two late-night robberies outside of Coogan’s over Read More…

Featured Government

Boston City Council Holds Hearing on Summer Violence

The city council is trying combat issues of summer violence in the city.  During a hearing earlier this week, the council discussed several ways to combat the issue.  “Violence happens all year but there is an uptick during the summer,” said councilor Kim Janey during the meeting.  The Boston police department said they are adding Read More…

Government

Boston City Council Votes to Strengthen the Trust Act

During the regular city council meeting, Councilor Josh Zakim proposed new amendments to strengthen Boston’s Trust Act.  The Trust Act is a citywide ordinance that prevents Boston Police from detaining immigrants on the request of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). “It’s important to stand up for our values,” said Zakim during the meeting.  The Read More…

Business Food & Drink

Tiki Rock Wants to Add Bottle Service

Tiki Rock, located on 2 Broad Street, is looking to add bottle service to their establishment. The popular restaurant and bar met with the Wharf District Council to discuss their plans. If approved, bottle service would only be allowed on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights and Sundays during brunch. Due to Boston’s laws, patrons will Read More…

Featured Government

Boston City Council Considers Raising the Age of Retirement for Police Officers

The Boston City Council is looking at extending the required retiring age for Boston Police officers. During the regular city council meeting, Councilor Michael Flaherty requested a public hearing surrounding the retirement age for police officers. Currently, police officers are required to retire once they reach 65 years old.  “It’s 2019. Does 65 make sense?” Read More…

Government

Boston City Council to Hold Nightlife Safety Hearing

After recent tragic events involving the kidnapping and murder of a young woman, the Boston city council will hold a hearing on nightlife safety. During the city council meeting, Boston city councilor Annissa Essaibi-George requested the meeting, saying it was the council’s job to make sure public safety concerns are met. “We need to take Read More…

Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Two Local Business Burglaries

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Burglary11/10 – 11/12/18      5:30 p.m. – 9:05 a.m.Salem Street hair salon reports an unknown person broke into the building. A rear second floor door was found open and U.S. currency was removed from the cash Read More…

Featured Meetings Police & Fire

Public Safety Meeting: Six Arrests, Stolen Vehicle, CVS Theft, Apartment Break-In and Package Theft

Boston Police District A-1 provided North End / Waterfront residents an update on recent neighborhood crime incidents, summarized below, at the November 2018 North End Public Safety Meeting. Crime in District A-1 is down 1% YTD. Aggravated Assault (1)– 185 Fulton Street: An elderly resident (who may have dementia) allegedly struck the victim with a phone. Read More…

Police & Fire

North End / Waterfront Local Police Information & Drug Take Back Day

The North End / Waterfront is part of Boston Police District A-1. Our local Boston Police Department (BPD) station is located at 40 New Sudbury Street, Boston MA 02114. In case of emergency, dial 911. To reach the community service desk for non-emergencies, dial 617-343-4240. District A-1 Police hold a monthly North End Public Safety Read More…