NorthEndWaterfront.com reports on today's election for seats on the North End Waterfront Council, an advisory group to city agencies and boards.
Boston Police are looking for a man who got out of a black Charger on Salem Street shortly before 10 p.m., punched a woman, grabbed her purse, then jumped back in the car, which headed toward Charter Street.
I saw that North End attack happen tonight. Pretty scary. It took no more than 10 seconds. The woman was pretty roughed up.
North Bennet Street will pay the city $11.4 million for 150 North St. and 130-140 Richmond St. and will give the city its current buildings at 37-39 North Bennet St. and 48-52 Tileston St.
Allan Danley, who faces a mounting number of violations of a city ordinance against the way he operates his Segway tours, hopes to win a seat on the North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council.
Danley's one of six candidates for six open seats in the May 19 election to the council, which makes non-binding recommendations to city agencies and boards on development and quality-of-life issues.
Like Durgin-Park, Haymarket has softened over the years - most of the vendors no longer yell at customers daring to turn fruit over. Bob Skole reviews the changes and how the proposed public market nearby could make Haymarket even better.
Karen Cord Taylor considers competing proposals for Parcel 9, next to Haymarket, which include a museum about Boston, a bunch of apartments and a hotel.
David Schachner photographed the North End in the rain last night.
Boston Police are stepping up patrols in the North End to crack down on both loud late-night parties by students and bars and restaurants that violate their license requirements, A-1 Captain Tom Lee says in an open letter to neighborhood residents.
The barrage of news about bodily fluids continues, this time via a report on NorthEndWaterfront.com about an incident this past Friday at the playground at Christopher Columbus Park, two hours after a father called 911 to report homeless men sleeping in the playground equipment and blood everywhere:
Boston Police report arresting Edward Fennessey, 26, on breaking-and-entering charges around 1:50 a.m. after a Hanover Street resident called to report strange noises coming from his building's skylight area.
Officers observed the skylight was damaged and glass fragments were on the stairs leading to the roof.
Battery Street, to be exact.
The Globe reports (subscription required) Boston has agreed to the settlement in the federal lawsuit by Michael O'Brien over a 2009 incident on Hanover Street, in which O'Brien charged he was left permanently brain injured by the way a Boston cop knocked him to the ground following a minor collision.