Community Featured

What’s The 311? Missing Street Light, Damaged Street Sign, and Hanover Sinkhole

Welcome back to our weekly update that highlights some of the cases appearing on 311 in the North End/Waterfront neighborhoods. All 311 cases are public information and can be found at 311.boston.gov. Street Light Missing on Charter Street “Who is in charge of replacing this red light that was broken AWHILE ago on the fire emergency pole located Read More…

Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Missing Package and Stolen Motorcycle

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Larceny09/04/18     11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.Victim reports he had a package delivery stolen (Black & Decker microwave) from the main entrance of his Charter Street residence. Auto Theft / Motorcycle09/04 – 09/05/18     10:00 p.m. Read More…

Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Shoplifting and Package Larceny

Recent incidents from the Boston Police District A-1 Journal Log for the North End / Waterfront area: Larceny/ Shoplifting12/30/17     8:05amMale suspect stole shaving supplies and a can of Red Bull from a Hanover St. pharmacy. Suspect fled on foot. Larceny / Shoplifting12/22/17          11:30pmMale suspect observed on video stealing numerous unknown Read More…

Event Notices Real Estate

Council Gives Unanimous Support to 47 Charter Street Renovation [Video]

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NENNC) voted 9-0 in support of zoning relief for 47 Charter Street owner Anna Dibenedetto (47 Charter St Realty Trust), represented by Attorney Daniel Toscano. Ms. Dibenedetto was born and raised in the North End and is married to Jose Duarte of Taranta Restaurant on Hanover Street. The property owner has applied to the Read More…

Event Notices

NEWRA Supports Zoning Request at 47 Charter Street

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) voted 13-10 in support of a zoning request by 47 Charter Street owner Anne Dibenedetto (47 Charter St Realty Trust), represented by Attorney Daniel Toscano. Ms. Dibenedetto was born and raised in the North End and is married to Jose Duarte of Taranta Restaurant on Hanover Street. The property owner has Read More…

Business Event Notices Food & Drink Photos & Videos

NEWNC Supports The Juicery, Rigoletto and Charter St. Zoning Requests

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) met this week and voted to support three zoning and licensing requests. (00:00 in video) 26 Charter St./Michael Pergola:  Petitioner seeking zoning relief to expand existing head house in order to create additional living space.  Petitioner also looking to redesign current roof deck/balcony and install outdoor stairwell Read More…

Photos & Videos

Photo Gallery: Restoring the Iron Fence for Copp’s Hill Burying Ground

The restoration of the iron work fence at Copp’s Hill Burying Ground continues this Fall with the woven steel and distinctive pieces now at Adamark Coatings in East Boston for blasting and refinishing. Mark Kochanski is one of the folks working on the project and he shares these close up photos of the iron fence Read More…

Community

Copp’s Hill Burying Ground Ironwork Fence Restoration Underway

Boston Parks Department has started repairs at Copp’s Hill Burying Ground including the restoration of the ornamental ironwork fencing along Charter Street. In addition, deteriorated cast- and wrought-iron plot fences and an old cast-iron drinking fountain in the center of the site are part of the project. Copp’s Hill Burying Ground is Boston’s second oldest Read More…

Schools

300th Anniversary of Eliot School Celebrated at Kick-off Event [Photo]

The John Eliot K-8 School and its Family Council kicked off a year-long celebration for the 300th Anniversary of the historic public elementary and middle school in Boston’s North End. The event spanned the school grounds into the Prado and on to Charter Street where Boston Fire brought out Engine 8 for the kids to Read More…