Photo Gallery: Remembering Mayor Tom Menino in the North End

When I started, I was amazed at how often Mayor Tom Menino was in the North End – obviously his favorite neighborhood. He was always kind and patient in taking endless photos. He did not care whether someone worked for the Globe, a […]

Police Blotter: Vandalism, Property Damage, Stolen Apple Laptops

Notable crime reports in the North End / Waterfront for the week ending October 29, 2014: Residential Breaking & Entering  10/27/14  ~  8:20am – 7:40pm A victim reports she returned home to her Margaret Street apartment and found the front door […]
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Brothers hope to clean up with new app

The Boston Business Journal reports on a couple of brothers who have created an app that lets you arrange for dry cleaning over your phone - you set the date and time and somebody comes and picks up your clothes, then returns them when they're done, at least in downtown, the Back Bay, Beacon Hill and the North End.
North End Regional Review

‘Craft in America: Service,’ at North Bennet Street School

Be the first to see this latest episode of the Peabody Award-winning series. “Craft in America: Service” tells the story of craft in the military by documenting the power of the handmade to inspire, motivate, and heal. The episode traces the origins of the Army Arts & Crafts Program, the G.I. Bill and their impact on today’s soldiers and veterans. Through their own words, five craft artists reveal what makes their work – and the lives they lead – unique. Featured craft artists include ceramic artists Ehren Tool, Judas Recendez and Peter Voulkos as well as paper artist Pam DeLuco and saddler Eugene Burks, Jr.  Carol Sauvion, Executive Director of the Peabody Award-winning “Craft in America” series will introduce the ...
North End Regional Review

Leash Law Still Being Abused in Community

North End/Waterfront residents still have their sights set on leash law problems that they claim occurs every day, mostly in public parks. Dogs are running uncontrolled and there appears to be no end in sight because the city doesn’t have the manpower or other resources to respond to these leash law violators. It appears that this will not change in the near future. It will most likely take a few serious dog bites to get more attention and possibly additional action on this issue residents feel needs to be addressed. It appears some local dog owners don’t care and won’t accept their responsibility as residents. Take-off the leash and let them run anywhere they want seems to be the attitude ...
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Police knew right where to find North End attack suspect because they'd stopped him earlier in the evening for a chat

A Fall River man had bail set at $10,000 today at his arraignment on charges of assault with intent to rape and indecent assault and battery for an incident early Saturday morning, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports, adding he does not appear to be the man who raped and photographed a North End woman in February.
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Roy Greene is a Boston Globe assistant metro editor and editor of this North End site.