Featured Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Foster St. Robbery, Theft From Vehicle, Person Causing a Disturbance

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Robbery07/03/20   9:55 p.m.Victim and girlfriend report they were robbed of U.S. currency at gunpoint by a known male suspect and two other unknown accomplices on Foster St. Detectives to follow up. Larceny From Motor Vehicle07/01 – 07/02/20      Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Construction Progress at Langone & Puopolo Parks

Langone Park (established 1973) and  Puopolo Playground (established 1893) along Commercial Street during the renovation. A steel beam mobile dangles in the overcast as a construction worker guides it to safety. Boulders are laid for the effects of rising sea level and storm protection. Photo and caption by Elizabeth Norton. Construction began last summer on a Read More…

Community Featured Health & Environment

What’s the 311? Resident Parking Concerns, Two Needles Found on Commercial St., Sept. 1 Moving Questions

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. North End Resident Parking Access Concerns This 311 user says, “With the recent restaurant patio openings on Hanover St and Salem St in the North End, Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

What’s the 311? Park Debris Left on Commercial St., Endicott St. Trash, North St. Recycle Bin Overflowing

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. Park Trash Left at 510 Commercial Street North End This 311 user says, “Park was mowed Tuesday and looks great, but branches and trash were left Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Construction Resumes at Langone & Puopolo Parks

Renovation of the fields at Langone and Puopolo Parks along Commercial Street in Boston’s North End has recommenced as the state begins its gradual reopening. Massachusetts has entered phase one of the four-step plan to reopen the state following the shutdowns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Starting May 18, places of worship, manufacturing and construction Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Counterfeit Money, Breaking & Entering to Motor Vehicle, Package Theft From Entryway

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Breaking and Entering (Residence)05/04/20       3:00 p.m.Male suspect to be summoned to court for breaking & entering (residential) of a Garden Court Street building. The suspect was observed by a tenant inside the front entryway stealing two Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

What’s the 311? Public Disturbance on Tileston St., Damaged Sign on Moon St., Thank You to Parks Department

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. Public Disturbance at 52 Tileston Street This 311 user says, “Have seen a lot of vagrants in the North End lately. Pretty surprised that the residents Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

What’s the 311? Public Drinking in North Square, Basketball at Polcari Playground, Parking Spot Request on Hull St. & Commercial St., Mask Concerns

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. Public Drinking in North Square This 311 user says, “There are 7 people probably in their 20s, all gathered outside in the newly renovated North Square Read More…

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What’s the 311? Mask Violations, Person Passed Out Behind Steriti Rink, Abandoned Bike, Gas Light Loose on North St.

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. Bike Left at Intersection Of N Bennet St & Salem St This 311 user writes, “Another bike with bent wheels due to lack of secure bike Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

What’s the 311? Needle Clean Up on Morton St., Social Distancing Violations, Graffiti Behind Eliot School, Overflowing Trash Near Pool

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. Illegal Graffiti Behind Eliot School This 311 user says, “This “NEP” character is always tagging properties in the North End. This is on a fence which Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Not Everyone is Abiding by the ‘Stay at Home’ Advisory

Our feathered neighbors were at it again Wednesday morning, this time out for a morning walk down Commercial Street, perhaps looking for a water taxi ride over to East Boston. The turkey was first spotted on Tuesday morning, when Amanda Scott shared the below photo near the corner of Commercial Street and N. Washington Street Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

What’s the 311? COVID-19 Questions, Dog Park Maintenance, Resident Parking, Morning Trash

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. COVID-19 Concern in the North End This 311 user says, “Can you tell us how many Covid-19 cases there are in the North End and whether Read More…