Ring in the New Year With First Night Boston 2015 and Winter on the Waterfront

New Year’s Eve on the Waterfront–an official cultural partner of First Night Boston–unites a dozen indoor Family Fun Sites along an ice sculpture trail from East Boston to the Seaport. Duck inside each site for free food, music, crafts and other activities. Take […]

Police Blotter: Gifts Stolen From Under Christmas Tree, Complete A-1 Report

From this week’s District A-1 Boston Police blotter: Residential Breaking & Entering  12/20/14  ~  1:30pm After tampering with her alarm system, an unknown person entered the victims first floor apartment on Cooper Street and removed numerous gifts from under her Christmas tree. […]
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Beating the Christmas-tree-disposal rush in the North End

Adam Castiglioni noticed this tree out for disposal tonight on Charter Street in the North End. Michael Ratty noticed a tree out for disposal around noon in the South End.
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A lawsuit with some kick: Is this town big enough for two sneaker companies?

From the New Balance complaint. Brighton-based New Balance is suing soon-to-be North End-based Converse over lawsuits Converse has filed against other sneaker companies.
North End Regional Review

NEAA Christmas Parade Rolls in the Holiday Spirit

Hundreds of people patiently awaited the arrival of Santa Claus by helicopter at Puopolo Park on Commercial Street in the North End. Santa visited the community for the annual North End Athletic Association (NEAA) North End Christmas Parade which wound its way through neighborhood streets spreading the holiday spirit, led by a Boston Police escort. A Boston Fire Department truck carried the jolly old Gent from the North Pole through the parade route. Upon arrival, Santa met all the children and their parents or grandparents and posed for photos with them. Children also met a host of TV characters and received free balloons. Most of the participants followed the Christmas Parade the entire route. Many agencies and organizations helped make ...
North End Regional Review

North Bennet Street School Goes Solar

The North Bennet Street School is the first participant in the Race to Solar program to install a solar energy system and complete energy efficiency upgrades. Race to Solar is a multi-city program to bring solar energy to nonprofits in Boston and Cambridge. The Race to Solar provider, SunBug Solar, installed a 50kW solar system on the roof of two of their school buildings that will generate 20% of their electricity. Race to Solar is a partnership between Renew Boston, City of Cambridge, NSTAR, and Home Energy Efficiency Team (HEET) that aims to promote energy efficiency upgrades and makes solar energy more affordable and accessible for non-profits, including houses of worship and schools, and small businesses that own their buildings.
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