Featured Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Attempted Scooter Theft; Stolen Bicycle

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Investigate Property09/09/20    11:00 p.m.Witness observed four male suspects attempting to steal a Honda scooter from in front of a Prince Street building. The suspects were in the process of  cutting the chain lock from a street 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…

Community Featured

What’s the 311? Missing Bricks on Commercial St., Fulton St. Sidewalk Flooding, N. Margin St. Pothole

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. Missing Sidewalk Bricks on Commercial St. This 311 user says, “Gaping sidewalk hazard. Young woman took bad fall Friday AM. Needs repair ASAP.” The original 311 Read More…

Featured Government Real Estate

Celebrating Boston’s Affordable Housing Funding Grants at North End’s Knights of Columbus Event

It was a good day for affordable housing efforts in the City of Boston as hundreds of new units were funded throughout the city at a celebratory event held in the North End. Mayor Walsh and local officials gathered at the Knights of Columbus building at 41 N. Margin Street, the future site of 23 Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Robbery and Stolen Package

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Robbery11/26/18     2:00 p.m.Taxi driver reports he picked up a fare in New Bedford and drove him to Hanover Street. At this time, the male suspect placed a hard object against his side and robbed the taxi Read More…

Community Featured Meetings Photos & Videos

Residents Association Praises Knights for Building Affordable Housing [Video]

The Knights of Columbus received a warm welcome at the November 2018 North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) where a voice vote of acclamation was made in support of the 23 new senior affordable housing units at 41 N. Margin Street in Boston’s North End. The Knights of Columbus (Ausonia Council #1513) would also have just Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Crumbling North Margin Street Sidewalk

Domenic Piso captured the deplorable conditions of the North Margin Street sidewalk in this photo near the entrance to The Dogfather, across from the Thacher Street corner. “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…

Meetings Real Estate

Residents Association Supports 33 N. Margin Street Changes

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) voted 17-2 to support variances related to 33 North Margin Street. Located at the corner of Cooper Street, the plans were presented by Attorney Daniel Toscano, as follows. (1) enclose the existing first floor entryway, formerly the entrance of Joe and Mary’s convenience store, encompassing 8 square feet. Read More…

Event Notices

Public Meeting Sept. 19: 41 N. Margin Street (Knights of Columbus) to Become Senior Housing

The Boston Planning & Development Agency will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, September 19 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 41 North Margin Street (Knights of Columbus Hall). The proponent seeks to convert this building into a five-story, mixed-use development that would contain 23 senior affordable housing units and a renovated Knights of Read More…

Featured Meetings

33 North Margin Street Renovations Supported By Neighborhood Council

Attorney Dan Toscano presented plans for minor renovations at 33 North Margin Street to the Neighborhood Council at the September meeting. The owner is looking to enclose an existing first floor entryway, increase living space of the fourth-floor unit into the existing fifth floor space, and install a new roof deck. The Council voted 6-0 Read More…

Featured Real Estate

Plans Filed for Affordable Elderly Housing at 41 North Margin St. (Formerly Knights of Columbus)

Plans have been submitted to the Boston Planning & Development Agency to convert the Knights of Columbus building at 41 North Margin Street to senior affordable housing units and a renovated Knights of Columbus Hall. Developers Affirmative Investments, Inc. and East Boston Community Development Corporation propose to renovate the five-story, mixed-use development to create 23 apartments, a 2,000 Read More…

Real Estate

Knights of Columbus Presents Affordable Elderly Housing Project at 41 N. Margin Street [Video]

After many years of seeking redevelopment options for their property at 41 N. Margin St. in Boston’s North End, the Knights of Columbus (Ausonia Council #1513) have proposed building 23 affordable, elderly apartments. Ground floor space would also house a new council headquarters for the Knights. Presenting for the KoC were John Pagliuca and John Read More…