An argument over access to information on a computer last month led to a fight that left a worker at Bova's Bakery on Salem Street with a black eye and a bloody nose.
Anthony Bova, co-owner of the North End institution, acknowledged his son, also named Anthony, got into a disagreement with another worker on May 2 that ended with his son punching the guy... Read more
Boston Fire and Boston EMS both confirm this account that a woman sustained serious enough injuries falling off a Segway Sunday evening that she needed transportation to a local hospital:
The formerly healthy rider was just taken away on a stretcher, on a backboard, in a neckbrace, bleeding.
Spokespeople for both departments, however, did not have additional information on what might have caused the... Read more
He's described as mid-30s, 5'10" with a medium build and wearing a blue Adidas Italia jacket, featuring a green, white and red... Read more
NorthEndWaterfront.com posts video of last night's Parade of Lights in Boston Harbor.
Boston Gliders, which leads tourists on Segway visits around downtown and the North End, yesterday filed a federal lawsuit to try to block the city's new regulations on Segways and similar wheeled devices.
In its suit against the city and the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, the company says the city council unfairly targeted it and its vehicles when it unanimously adopted the regulations on... Read more
All five were arraigned today in Boston Municipal Court, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
The one local was Christopher Prader, 20, of East Boston, who was charged with inciting a riot, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest after his arrest before the... Read more
Boston Restaurant Talk reports.
NorthEndWaterfront.com reports on an argument that ended with one man being transported to Mass. General with a split-open forehead late on June 4.
NorthEndWaterfront.com reports district A-1's printed up cards asking the high-volume set to be more courteous to the people who live in the neighborhood:
Residents complain that loud groups of people "disturb the peace" when talking (or screaming) on the streets late at night. The density of North End / Waterfront buildings tends to amplify voices in the street. Police intend to target visitors gathering... Read more
The fire caused an estimated $250,000 in damage.
How did they get there? Nobody knows, NorthEndWaterfront.com reports, adding somebody took one home tonight for dinner.
NorthEndWaterfront.com gets briefed on what's in a consultant's report on re-routing of trucks along Atlantic and Commercial avenues. In fact, the report goes further - urging all hazmat trucks to stay out of the city altogether and stick to 95 and 128 unless they're making deliveries to local businesses.
A lawsuit by North End residents has tied up a proposed restaurant at the end of Long Wharf for so long the... Read more
NorthEndWaterfront.com reports on proposed "hybrid" bike lanes along Commercial Street and Atlantic Avenue that would swap the normal positions of car-parking and bike lanes on one side of the streets. Also, Segways would be allowed.
Minutemen, members of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Co. a few politicians and some bystanders marched from City Hall to the North End today to commemorate the rides of Paul Revere and William Dawes. The procession stopped at Dawes's grave at King's Chapel Cemetery and at Revere's grave at the Granary... Read more