Featured Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Stolen Sunglasses & Package Theft

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Larceny11/15/20      6:37pmMale suspect asked to try on a pair of Ray Ban sunglasses inside a Hanover Street optical store. The store clerk further stated the suspect walked out the door wearing the glasses.  Larceny From Read More…

Featured Meetings Real Estate

Neighborhood Council Supports 120 Salem St. Legalizing Existing Conditions and 230-238 Hanover St. Parking Spaces

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) heard from two separate petitioners on Monday evening during their monthly meeting. A petitioner at 120 Salem St. sought to legalize the existing conditions of the building to nine residential units and one commercial space. A petitioner at 230-238 Hanover St. filed for a use of premise permit to Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Pharmacy Shoplifting; Laptop Stolen From Vehicle

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Larceny / Shoplifting10/27/20: 4:02 p.m.Hanover Street pharmacy reports a male suspect who was being detained at the store stole food items. Suspect to be summoned to court.  Breaking & Entering—Motor Vehicle11/01 – 11/02/20: 4 p.m. – 6:30 a.m.Victim Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Breaking & Entering of Vehicle; Theft From Pharmacy

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Breaking & Entering—Motor Vehicle10/11/ – 10/12/20   5:00 p.m. – 8:00 a.m.Victim reports he parked his 2019 Audi Q3 (unlocked) at Commercial and Battery Streets. Victim stated the next morning his golf clubs and U.S. currency had been Read More…

Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Theft from Vehicle; Pharmacy Shoplifting

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Larceny from Motor Vehicle10/05/20    9:00pm – 9:00amVictim reports his 2011 Volvo C30 was parked in North Square. When he returned to the vehicle, a suitcase containing clothing, a laptop with earphones, and a drone had been stolen. Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Stolen Scooter and CVS Theft

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Larceny / Scooter09/23 – 09/24/20    9:00 p.m. – 9:00 a.m.Victim reports an unknown person stole his Piaggio/Vespa scooter overnight from Salem Street. Larceny / Shoplifting09/27 – 09/30/20            8:30 a.m.Hanover Street pharmacy Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photos: New Flowers on Cross. St.

The North End Beautification Committee has planted fall flowers in the planters at Cross and Hanover Street, complete with some seasonal friends! Photos shared by Adam Castiglioni. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Send in your photos via email to info@northendwaterfront.com or tag @northend.waterfront on Instagram. Please include a caption or story telling us about your photo. See Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

What’s The 311? Trash, Bikes, and Homeless

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. Abandoned Bicycles at Salem St. & Prince St. This 311 user says, “2 bikes have been attached to gate at electric power plant, they’ve been there Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Brunch with a Side of Opera

North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) and Tresca continue their efforts to present “Opera from the Balcony” to the North End. This past weekend the opera, performed by Soprano Hailey Fuqua and Tenor Fred C. VanNess Jr., had a new type of audience—outdoor diners. “Cafe Zones” that allow restaurants to set up outdoor seating along city streets Read More…

Business Featured Food & Drink

Frustrated North End Restaurant Owners Rally for Support [Video]

North End restauranteurs listened closely to details of Gov. Baker’s four-phase reopening plan and were frustrated to learn that it would be at least until mid-June before indoor dining would be allowed. Even then, only partial occupancy, perhaps 25-50%, would be permitted with the likely addition of strict new guidelines, including social distancing of 6-feet Read More…