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City Responds to Development Planning Task Force For North End Waterfront Parcels

In an effort to avoid another war after the Lewis Wharf Hotel debacle, nine North End / Waterfront condominium boards reached out to city officials in a joint letter (pdf) to address the remaining open development parcels in the neighborhood. Specifically, the letter identified areas of development concern at Commercial Wharf, Lewis Wharf, Sargent’s Wharf, and vacant lots Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Tuesday Sunrise over Harbor Burroughs Wharf

Sunrise over the harbor at Burroughs Wharf on Tuesday morning after the rain. Photo taken by Paul Lennon. (Submitted by Heather Annese.)   “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on Submit your interesting photos using our Submit a Post form or tag @northend.waterfront on Instagram. Please include a caption or story telling us about your Read More…

Police & Fire

City Employee Helps Woman to Safety in North End Fire

A 19-year veteran of the city’s Transportation Department, Jay Richards was “Johnny on the Spot” while on duty in the North End, when a fire broke out August 3rd on the 6th floor of a Burroughs Wharf condo. The assistant parking enforcement supervisor ran down Battery Street, where he was knocking on doors, telling people Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Fire Erupts on Roof at Burroughs Wharf

Crews battle fire along Battery Street in N End. #7News — Eric Kane (@EricKaneTV) August 3, 2017 Boston Fire Department responded to a 2-alarm fire seen on the roof of Burroughs Wharf at 50 Battery Street in Boston’s North End. Flames were seen on the roof facing Commercial Street and BFD tweeted they had Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Harbor Serenity

Bob Somerville captures “Harbor Serenity” in this photo of the garden fountain at Burrough’s Wharf. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on Email your best photos to Please include a sentence (or more) telling us about your photo. See past neighborhood photo posts.

Event Notices Police & Fire

New Boston Fire Marine Dock to Suppress Noise, Increase Safety and Usability

The Boston Fire Department (BFD) held a presentation regarding the planned improvements to the BFD Marine Unit boat dock at Burroughs Wharf in the North End. The original dock had been corroded to the point where it was at risk of sinking and determined to be unsafe. The dock houses the John S. Damrell, the city’s main firefighting Read More…

Event Notices Police & Fire

Public Meeting: Improvements for Boston Fire Marine Unit Boat Dock at Burroughs Wharf

Please join the Boston Fire Department (BFD) for a presentation regarding improvements to the BFD Marine Unit boat dock at Burroughs Wharf.   Nazzaro Community Center 30 North Bennet Street, Boston Tuesday, January 20, 2015 6:00pm-7:00pm Contact: Jim McGaffigan, City of Boston Property and Construction Management

Police & Fire

Beware Angry Birds on Harborwalk Between Burroughs and Union Wharves

A complaint on Citizens Connect to the Mayor’s 24-hour hotline is reporting: “A very aggressive bird (bluejay maybe) attacks anything, human or dog, that comes through this part of the Harborwalk between 40 Battery and Union Wharf. Can animal control do something about it?” The iPhone report also includes the photo of the territory, shown Read More…