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By adamg - 2/13/20 - 11:08 am
Remains of a joint in the North End

A fed up citizen filed a 311 complaint about the left-over joints now littering the streets of the North End:

My dog has been eating remains of joints on the street and getting high. Please help keep clean. I found this joint in his mouth.

By adamg - 2/5/20 - 8:30 pm
Horse and pumpkin carriage in the North End

Jared Alves took a look at one of the setups for "Frill," a streaming-Disney prequel to "Cinderella" - in which the North End's North Square was turned into a Christmas scene, complete with snow, as if that could ever happen. Read more.

By adamg - 1/20/20 - 11:04 am
Rat tracks in the snow in the North End

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about all the rats at Lewis and Commercial streets in the North End. Read more.

By adamg - 1/19/20 - 9:55 am

Live Boston reports manholes exploded on Union, North and Thacher streets and took out power in the North End early this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 1/14/20 - 1:13 pm

A Zoning Board of Appeal hearing scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on a proposal to add a five-story addition to a real-estate office on Salem Street wasn't called until 1 p.m. And then the building owner's attorney asked for a deferral because there were only six board members left by that time - and projects need at least five votes to go ahead. Read more.

By adamg - 1/10/20 - 9:07 am
Truck takes out tree in the North End

Jay surveyed the damage outside Cantina Italiana on Hanover Street this morning.

By adamg - 12/27/19 - 2:50 pm
Portrait of a property owner

Leo Buk Lhu owns a bit of the waterfront on Commercial Wharf in the North End. Adam Balsam collected the 70 complaints that have been filed through 311 since 2017 about the way the sidewalk there is never shoveled after snowstorms and used them to create a mosaic of Lhu: Read more.

By adamg - 11/22/19 - 2:57 pm

The hotel and Unite Here 26, which represents workers, came to an agreement and workers voted today to ratify the new contract, the union reports. Read more.

By adamg - 10/17/19 - 8:52 am
Boat on dry land after storm

Matt Conti shows us a boat on dry land in the North End after the storm overnight. He has more photos of damage in the North End.

John Hanzl surveyed the damage along Harbor Towers: Read more.

By adamg - 10/11/19 - 8:58 am

Boston Magazine takes a look at the issues between the Rose Kennedy Greenway and Work, Inc., which for ten years had a contract in which its workers with disabilities would maintain the Greenway.

By adamg - 10/10/19 - 11:16 pm

WBZ reports a water main under Richmond Street in the North End broke today, flooding the street a week after a water main under Richmond Street broke, flooding the street.

By adamg - 10/7/19 - 11:41 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports on the end of yet another old-time Boston bar, this time the Four Winds on Commercial Street in the North End.

By adamg - 10/2/19 - 9:03 am
Flooded Richmond Street in the North End

The Boston Fire Department reports a water main burst on Richmond Street between Hanover and North streets around 5:15 a.m. BWSC workers are on scene trying to repair the main.

By adamg - 9/6/19 - 9:01 am

The new Eliot School building on Commercial Street opened to students yesterday. This morning, several concerned citizens filed 311 complaints, including this one, about the problems kids are having crossing what could be the North End's busiest, widest street, just off what could be its busiest, widest intersection:

No crossing guard for Eliot school on commercial street. Traffic is treacherous. Drivers are crazy. Someone's going to get hurt.

By adamg - 8/29/19 - 9:52 pm

The annual Illuminate the Harbor fireworks.

By adamg - 8/29/19 - 12:37 pm

NorthEndWaterfont.com reports North Enders have set up a GoFundMe page for Nico, who played violin on the Prado behind the Paul Revere statue until thieves stole his violin - by cutting the ties he used to keep it connected to him as he slept.

By adamg - 8/26/19 - 8:09 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com snapped the Emerald Ace, which uses solar power and lithium-ion batteries to help it carry up to 6,400 cars at a time, as it passed through Boston Harbor yesterday.

By adamg - 8/23/19 - 9:13 am

The US Attorney's office reports a federal grand jury yesterday indicted Dante Mirabella, 52, on charges he held up Bob's Grocery on Endicott Street at gunpoint on May 30 - charges that carry penalties of up to life in prison. Read more.

By adamg - 8/20/19 - 10:08 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports on the impending opening of the new Eliot School building at 585 Commercial St., which once served as headquarters for Mitt Romney's failed 2012 presidential bid.

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