Featured Meetings Real Estate

27 Sheafe Street Changes Supported by Residents’ Association (NEWRA)

A petition to change the legal occupancy of 27 Sheafe Street from five residential units to eight residential units and add a private roof deck for exclusive use by unit 7 was supported by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) by a vote of 16–2. Attorney Daniel Toscano, representing building owner Peter McGuinness, presented the Read More…

Featured Meetings

NEWRA ZLC Report: New Community Process for 27 Sheafe St. & Executive Suites Amendment Explained

Victor Brogna from the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA)’s Zoning, Licensing & Construction (ZLC) Committee shared four updates at the January NEWRA meeting. Watch the full presentation in the video or skip to points of interest using the timeline below. Community Zoning, Licensing & Construction (ZLC) Committee report (0:34) At the January 28 ZLC Read More…

Community Meetings Real Estate

27 Sheafe Street Unit Increase Supported by Neighborhood Council & Residents’ Association [Video]

Developer Peter McGuinness has petitioned to change the legal occupancy of 27 Sheafe Street from five units to eight units. Mr. McGuinness was represented at the June 11, 2018 North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting by Attorney Daniel Toscano and Giancarlo Tiberi of Core Property Group management company. Existing units are in a old-style “train” Read More…

Real Estate

Neighborhood Council and Residents Association Support Occupancy Changes at 27 Sheafe Street

The two North End / Waterfront neighborhood groups voted to support a planned renovation at 27 Sheafe Street by property owner Peter McGinnis. NEWRA members voted 18-7 and NEWNC voted 8-1 to recommend approval of the application to the Zoning Board of Appeal. The petitioner is seeking to change the legal occupancy from a five (5) family Read More…

Police & Fire

Updated: Police Chase Leads to Capture of Suspect in Stolen Mercedes With Godiva Chocolates and Fusion Razors

Updated 1/27/14, based on BPD police report, courtesy of District A-1, filling in the details of initial accounts: Shortly before 1 pm on Sunday, January 26th, a Mass. Environmental Police unit attempted to stop a black Mercedes Benz on North Washington Street. Instead of stopping, the Mercedes accelerated in an attempt to flee. A BPD Read More…

Community Health & Environment

Sunday Morning Trash Piles (& Park Addendum at Night)

Multiple residents contacted us about how trashy the neighborhood was on Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning. A neighbor sends in these photos from the sidewalk in front of 11 Sheafe Street on Saturday night. Other large piles were seen in front of the library on Parmenter Street.   Sunday night trash addition below from the Read More…

Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Loud Party on Sheafe Street Results in Arrest and Summons

Reported incidents from this week’s Boston Police Journal Log are shown below, courtesy of BPD District A-1. Disturbing the Peace 12/23/12 2:23 am Police Officer’s responded to a loud party at 22 Sheafe Street. Several party goers refused to leave the area, one male suspect was arrested for disturbing the peace and a 2nd male Read More…