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Wharf District Council Police Update: Vandalism, Larcenies, Loud Motorcycles

Boston Police Department (BPD) Sergeant Steven Moy provided a police report at the November Wharf District Council (WDC) meeting. Before reviewing the most recent criminal incidents, Sergeant Moy along with BPD Captain Robert Ciccolo spoke to continued concerns regarding the homeless population in and around the Wharf District. With cold weather posing considerable risk for Read More…

Featured Meetings

Crime Report: Needles, Drug Use, Larcenies, Homelessness

Boston Police District A-1 provided North End / Waterfront residents an update on recent neighborhood crime incidents, summarized below, at the October 2019 North End Public Safety Meeting. Discarded Needles Incident Report:With a child being pricked by a needle last month in the Paul Revere Mall and additional needles being discovered on a more frequent basis Read More…

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Multiple Arrests Reported at November North End Public Safety Meeting

Boston Police District A-1 provided an update on recent neighborhood crime incidents, summarized below, at the November 2017 North End Public Safety Meeting. Arrests -Vandalism / Trespassing: 10/8/17 @ 10:37pm at 232 Hanover St.: Four males from Winchester, MA were arrested after arriving at a residence where they believed a house party was taking place. Read More…

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North End Public Safety Meeting Addresses Recent Crime Activity

Boston Police Captain Kenneth Fong gave a detailed rundown of recent crime activity in the North End / Waterfront area at the June 2017 Public Safety meeting. Year-to-date in BPD District A-1, crime incidents are up 2% over last year. Over the past month, there was one robbery, one aggravated assault, one break-in and four larcenies. Details Read More…

Community Police & Fire

Crime Incidents Leveling Off; Police Adding More North End Party Patrols

Boston Police A-1 Captain Bernard O’Rourke and Sergeant Tom Lema reported at this week’s NEWNC Public Safety meeting that after a spike of residential break-ins during the summer, North End / Waterfront crime incidents have come down in September and early October. In the last 30 days through October 7, 2010, there were no homicides Read More…

Police & Fire

Breaking & Entering Advisory Bulletin Issued by Boston Police District A-1

Boston Police District A-1 Breaking & Entering Advisory Bulletin We recommend that constituents follow these security measures to protect their residences and/or businesses from being broken into.     Use sturdy doors. Solid wooden doors or doors reinforced with steel offer much more protection than hollow core wooden doors. Use safe locks. Adding quality deadbolt locks is Read More…

Police & Fire

Four Burglaries, Three Assaults Reported at Public Safety Meeting

NEWNC’s David Marx, Captain O’Rourke & Office Boyle at the July 1st Public Safety Meeting.The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council’s (NEWNC) David Marx chaired the July 1st Public Safety Committee meeting with Boston Police Captain Bernard O’Rourke and Officer Teddy Boyle. There have been no reports of homocides and sexual assaults in recent months. However, police Read More…

Government Health & Environment Police & Fire

Inaugural Interview with City Councilor Sal LaMattina – Part 1

This is the first in a series of articles from an interview with District 1 City Councilor Salvatore LaMattina following this week’s inauguration. Councilor LaMattina is beginning his second term representing the North End/Waterfront neighborhood as well as East Boston, Charlestown and parts of Beacon Hill & Downtown. As he begins his second full term, Read More…

Police & Fire

News Round-up of North End Attack Outside Nazzaro Center

The news media is out in force reporting Saturday night’s attack outside the Nazzaro Center on N. Bennet Street (Polcari Playground). The latest details of the attack and community alert can be found at this previous post: Nazzaro Center Attack – Jack the Kisser? WBZ-TV has a video report: Click here Universal Hub makes the Read More…

Police & Fire

Report of an Assault in Nazzaro Center Yard

According to a report via the North End/Waterfront Mothers Association (NEWMA) group, there was an attack at approximately 9:15 pm on Saturday night (1/2/10) in the yard at the North End’s Nazzaro Community Center at 30 N. Bennet Street. “A woman was assaulted with a knife last night in the Nazarro Center yard. Be careful Read More…