Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Personal Items Stolen at Copp’s Hill and Pharmacy Theft

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Larceny03/23/19        8:30 p.m.Victim reports while taking pictures at Copp’s Hill park near Commercial Street and Jackson Avenue, he put his coat and cell phone down on the sidewalk. When he returned, his property was Read More…

Community

City Approves Jackson Avenue Occupancy Change

Boston Inspectional Services Department (ISD) Board of Appeals has approved a request to change the legal occupancy at 5 Jackson Avenue from a two family to a one family building. The plans call for a single story addition with a private roof deck, an elevator, a full sprinkler system and the building will not exceed Read More…

Real Estate

Neighborhood Groups Split Votes on Zoning Relief for 5 Jackson Avenue [Videos]

The two North End / Waterfront neighborhood groups disagreed in separate meetings this week on whether to support or oppose zoning relief at 5 Jackson Avenue. At the center of the discussion is a rooftop 348 square foot addition adjacent to an abutting resident property at 3 Jackson Avenue. North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) voted Read More…

Community Real Estate Transportation

Jackson Ave Resident(s): It’s a Private Way, Just Look at the Signs

A discussion emerged on the Forum regarding the new signs placed on Jackson Avenue which abuts Copps Hill Terrace (Slide Park) between Charter and Commercial Streets. We went out and took these photos that pretty much tell the story, as described in the forum by Sallie: “In the 30+ years I have lived in the Read More…