Police Blotter: Neon Running Shoes Stolen on Marathon Week, Complete A-1 Report

The following report is from this week’s District A-1 Boston Police blotter: Larceny/ Shoplifting 04/23/15  ~  6:43am Victim reports that a male suspect entered the Hanover Street store and removed a pair of Asics neon running shoes from the rack and […]
North End Regional Review

NEWNC Supports Ban on Street Savers

A vote to add its support to join the Alliance for the Downtown Civic Organizations’ endeavor to ban space savers was passed 6-3 by North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) at last week’s meeting. The Council voted 9-0 to support a request by Anna DiBenedetto for zoning relief at 47 Charter Street to renovate the first floor and add 400 square feet by extending living space into the basement. The owner of 3-5 Quincy Court appeared before the Council for information purposes relating to an occupancy on six family units, add a one-story addition (4th floor), add roof decks, build new apartment floors and add a basement. They had met with abutters before attending the NEWNC meeting and received resistance and ...
North End Regional Review

Edward Jones to Host Open House in New North End Office

Financial services firm Edward Jones announced plans to hold an open house April 30 in its newly-established Boston office as a way of introducing the firm to the community.  The open house at 77 North Washington Street, Suite 100, is scheduled for 4-7 p.m., with a ribbon-cutting at 5 p.m. and refreshments available during the event. The new office is part of Edward Jones’ effort to serve a growing number of individual investors in urban communities nationwide.  Individuals interested in a career as a financial advisor with the firm are also invited to attend to learn more about Edward Jones’ plan to increase its presence in the city.  “We are excited to become a part of Boston’s North End, a ...

Think Spring, Spring Cleaning That Is! – Annual St. Francis House Flea Market

The North End Friends of St. Francis House will be having our Annual Flea Market and Bake Sale to support the St. Francis House homeless shelter. The event will be on Friday May 1st from 8am to 6pm and Saturday May […]
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You can walk under the Charlestown Bridge again reports the walkway under the North End side of the bridge has reopened, after several years of being closed.
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Two-alarm fire rips through North End building

Photo by Alex Carlson. Firefighters responded to 3 Stillman Pl in the North End shortly before 4 p.m. for a fire that sent flames shooting into the air and went to two alarms. The Boston Fire Department reports the fire erupted on the third and fourth floors of the vacant four-story building and that part of the roof gave way.
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