Blog Archives

Residents Call for Trash Time Change

December 2, 2013
By
Residents Call for Trash Time Change

North End/Waterfront residents are clearly indicating that a change in the neighborhood’s trash system needs to be changed. Last week a petition, with almost 800 signatures of local residents, was presented to Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina by North End resident and business owner Toni Gilardi calling for a change in the time household...

Read more »

NEWRA Committees Expresses No Objection to Three Requests

November 25, 2013
By

NEWRA Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee monthly meeting (Nov. 19) involved discussions on two items, a transfer of a beer and wine license and development of projects at the Boston Garden, 80 Causeway Street and the redevelopment of the Government Center Garage. Modern Pastry Shop, 263 Hanover Street, John Picariello and Sara McGee have...

Read more »

Prince St. Restaurant Seeks to Extend License

November 25, 2013
By

Artu Restaurant, 6 Prince Street, Nancy Frattaroli has applied to the Mayor’s Office of Consumer Affairs and Licensing to extend the licensed hours for non-live entertainment to 2am. No other license or business changes have been requested. The owner seeks to extend operation of one television and taped background music from 1am to 2am,...

Read more »

Wild Duck Expands Storage Space

November 25, 2013
By

The Licensing Board for the City of Boston has approved a request by Sal DiGirolamo, manager of The Wild Duck, 92-96 Salem Street to expand the all alcohol beverage retail establishment into the basement to increase storage capacity. The store has operated without storage space or with limited storage, necessitating the use of retail...

Read more »

Cooper Street Legal Occupancy Change Requestedby

November 25, 2013
By

Patricia Trodella is attempting to change the legal occupancy at 28-30 Cooper Street from a two family to a three family dwelling, allowing legal use of the first floor as a residence. Prior to a damaging fire a couple of years ago, the first floor commercial space and the second floor comprised of a...

Read more »

Community Groups Support Plans for Seasonal Outdoor Patio

November 25, 2013
By

North End resident and businessman Frank DePasquale has purchased the restaurant formerly called Ida’s and the buildings at 2 Mechanic Street and 11 Board Alley. Plans down the road are to renovate the existing residential buildings for short term residential use. Apparently, the buildings are in dire need of repairs. DePasquale has also filed...

Read more »

NEWNC Tables 5-story Building Request

November 19, 2013
By
NEWNC Tables 5-story Building Request

Boston Transportation Department Commissioner Tom Tinlin told residents at last week’s North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) monthly meeting that his department does investigate fraudulent handicap spots and placards and reports them to the proper authorities. The commissioner also addressed several parking issues including visitor’s parking, commercial parking, valet parking, signage and other related issues...

Read more »

North End Committee Planning Beautification/holiday Event

November 19, 2013
By

Members of the North End Beautification Committee are working with local shopkeepers to put together their annual tree planting event on Cross Street in conjunction with the North End Christmas Stroll. Hot chocolate and cookies will be provided by Caffe Paradiso and a visit by Santa is also expected. The committee is hoping to...

Read more »

Statistics Show Less Crime in North End

November 19, 2013
By

Part 1 crimes in the North End have continuously decreased over the past ten months according to a District A-1 Boston Police report. (listed below) Reportedly, District A-1 has the lowest Part 1 crime rate compared to other neighborhood Districts throughout the City of Boston. While not listed on the chart, loud noise parties...

Read more »

7-11 Construction Site Shut down by ISD

November 12, 2013
By
7-11 Construction Site Shut down by ISD

The City of Boston Inspectional Services Department (ISD) for several violations shutdown the construction site of the new 7-11 at 342 Hanover Street. Construction is taking place at the former site of the White Hen Pantry, for the opening of a second 7-11 on Hanover Street which didn’t fit well with some residents that...

Read more »