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Patriots Fans Fight on Salem Street

A fight broke out on Salem Street near Noyes Place Tuesday afternoon following the Patriots victory parade. You may recognize the background as the Chrysanthemum building. Here is another video with a view from the sidewalk. It’s hard to make out what there was to fight about, especially since all seemed to be Pats fans, Read More…

Event Notices Meetings Police & Fire

Public Safety Meeting: Late Night Fights Result in Arrests

The January 2015 Public Safety Meeting was short with not many crime incidents reported during the last several weeks. Police noted that college students are due back next week and the Suffolk University party car will start patrolling during weekend nights. Two arrests for assault & battery were made following late night fighting incidents at Caffe Read More…

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New District A-1 Police Captain Jim Hasson Talks With Residents About Loud Parties at North End Public Safety Meeting [Video]

Captain James “Jim” Hasson talked with residents this week at the November North End Public Safety Meeting along with Sgt. Thomas Lema from Boston Police District A-1. Captain Hasson previously worked in the North End about nine years ago before being promoted to captain in Roxbury and then West Roxbury. Going way back, Hasson was Read More…

Police & Fire

North End Residents Demand More Police Presence; Rob Consalvo Talks Public Safety; Wasp Spray Demonstration [Video]

Video: August 1, 2013 North End Public Safety Meeting, Nazzaro Community Center Subject timeline for the meeting so you can jump to points of interest in the video. 00:00 Introduction and Welcome by Sgt. Thomas Lema, Boston Police District A-1 03:30 Crime Statistics – Review of recent incidents in the last 30 days (numbers shown Read More…

Community Police & Fire

North End / Waterfront Assaults and Burglaries Are Trending Up

2009 = Yellow, 2010 = Blue; Through October 2010 (Source: Boston Police) Crime incidents are trending up in the North End / Waterfront area, mostly in assaults and burglaries. On a year-to-date basis, assaults and burglaries have nearly doubled over last year with an increase of nearly 50 incidents. Police report they are seeing similar Read More…