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…

Featured People Photos & Videos

Bonetti Confetti Blizzard on Hull Street

Michael Bonetti has embraced the Feast of Saint Anthony with his heart and soul since he was old enough to walk. His love for Saint Anthony was expressed in the blizzard of confetti that cascaded from his home on Hull Street on Sunday afternoon. With his relentless charm, he enlisted the assistance of both family Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

What’s the 311? Litter on Endicott St; N. Bennet Pl. Graffiti; Tree Pruning; Women Walking Cat in Copps Hill Burial Ground

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. Litter at 161 Endicott Street This 311 user says, “This was called over the weekend but nothing was done until trash day. Trash all over the Read More…

Police & Fire

Freedom Trail Suspicious Package: Is it a Bomb or Shoes?

The bomb squad closed off Hull Street on Saturday to examine a reported suspicious package left along the Freedom Trail between the Old North Church and Copp’s Hill Burying Ground. BrownBrindleDogOwner captured the action on video, answering the big question: is it a bomb or just shoes left by a forgetful tourist?

Police & Fire

Hull Street Fire Near Old North Church; Residents Thank Good Samaritan and Boston Fire

A fire broke out early Saturday morning on Hull Street, up the block from Old North Church on the Freedom Trail in Boston’s North End. Residents are crediting a passerby for noticing it early on the roof, alerting those inside and the Boston Fire Department. (Photos above by Brendan O’Brien.) A building resident, Leo, shares Read More…

Community Event Notices Photos & Videos Real Estate

North End Visitor Center and Public Restrooms – Update at Residents’ Association Meeting [Video]

North End resident Tom Schiavoni provides a review and update on efforts to reopen the Visitor Center and public restrooms in the Michelangelo building on Hull Street. The discussion was held at the September 12, 2013 meeting of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA).