Community Featured Health & Environment

What’s the 311? Resident Parking Concerns, Two Needles Found on Commercial St., Sept. 1 Moving Questions

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. North End Resident Parking Access Concerns This 311 user says, “With the recent restaurant patio openings on Hanover St and Salem St in the North End, Read More…

Featured Government Health & Environment

Councilor Wants Pharmacies to Help With Safe Needle Disposal

Boston City Councilor Annissa Essaibi-George is requesting a new ordinance to provide for safe disposal of needles through the establishment of a product stewardship program. “We all know the Sharps team collects hundreds of thousands of needles in our streets,” said Essaibi-George during the regular city council meeting. The councilor said with the opioid epidemic, Read More…

Community Featured

What’s The 311? Needles Found Throughout the North End

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. Five Needles Found Throughout the North End Last Week Three separate 311 posts about needles discovered in the North End were reported in early April. All Read More…

Community Featured

What’s the 311? Litter on North Street and Salem Street; Needle Found at Langone Park

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 on North Street “Litter all over the street and sidewalk curb.” The original 311 post can be found here. The case was submitted and opened Read More…

Community

What’s The 311? Asphalt in the Prado, Needles Around the North End, Loose Bricks on Hanover Street

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. Asphalt Put Into The Prado Between Bricks and Concrete “Someone put asphalt on the historic Prado!!!! Who would do this?” The original 311 post can be Read More…

Health & Environment Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Needle Patrol Hotspot

This photo shows more than half a dozen hypodermic needles I discovered dumped under my landing on Lombard Place.  In conversation with the city of Boston “Needle Patrolman,” I learned the block of Prince Street from Salem up to and including the Gassy has become a needle patrol hotspot. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Email your photos Read More…

Health & Environment

Neighborhood Photo: Careful as the Snow Melts

Now that the melting process is in full swing, there are some unfortunate surprises hidden in the snow banks. Jennifer McGivern shares this photo of drug needles sticking out of the snow on Charter Street, near the Michelangelo. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Did you take an interesting photo in or around Read More…

Police & Fire

Needles Found on North Margin Street

A concerned resident shares these photos of needles found last week on N. Margin Street. As a reminder, needles should not be touched and can be reported to the Mayor’s Hotline at 617 635 4500 or online at http://www.cityofboston.gov/mayor/24/. Another resident shared this needle photo taken about the same time last week near the top Read More…