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By adamg - 4/2/23 - 9:30 pm
North Street fire scene

Firefighters and ladder on North Street. Photo by Cara.

Update, 9:37 p.m. Fire knocked down, firefighters checking to make sure it hasn't spread into walls or ceiling.

Boston firefighters are at 243 North St., a six-story building, for a basement fire reported around 9:25 p.m.

Residents were evacuated to the North Street Grille down the street.

By adamg - 2/28/23 - 3:02 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved developer Salvatore Lupoli's plans to convert the old Traffic Tunnel Administration building on North Street just off the Greenway into his new home: A 6,700-square-foot manse with five bedrooms, a gymnasium, a rec room with a pool table and a rooftop deck surrounding the building's pergola. Read more.

By adamg - 8/9/22 - 2:00 pm

NorthEnd.page reports on a meeting last night on a proposal by Sal Lupoli to turn the old North Street building, which also includes a former police station, into a 6,700 square-foot, five-bedroom house with parking for four vehicles and a roof deck.

By adamg - 12/29/21 - 4:01 pm
Truck being backed out of the Callahan entrance onto North Street

Finn witnessed one of the rarest of Boston sights this afternoon: Somebody actually using the normally blocked ramp down from North and Cross streets down to the Callahan Tunnel, across from the old Tunnel Administration building. Read more.

By adamg - 4/16/20 - 12:00 pm

Publishers Weekly reports on the problems I Am Books on North Street and other indie bookshops are having getting GoFundMe to disburse the funds people donated to help keep them going in Covid-19 times.

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 - 7/2/19 - 10:28 pm
Building gone on North Street in the North End

Donald F surveyed the scene after workers tore down what was left of 279 North St., which partially collapsed this past weekend. Read more.

By adamg - 6/29/19 - 9:32 am

KMV reports the interior walls and ceiling of a building under renovation on North Street at Fleet Street collapsed around midnight. No injuries, but the streets are shut as a precaution. Photo of the damage.

By adamg - 3/29/19 - 3:55 pm
Turkey in the North End

Roving UHub photographer Caroline Driscoll spotted this feathered Freedom Trail walker in front of Aqua Pazza at North and Richmond streets in the North End this afternoon.

Last seen heading up North towards Cross Street. My guess is that it’s heading back to the Green Line to get to its Brookline headquarters.

By adamg - 9/10/18 - 10:27 am

Correction: Post corrected with suspect's actual name.

Boston Police report arresting a man they say first offered to buy a couple's 13-year-old daughter and then, when they refused, grabbed her by the arm and tried to drag her away. Read more.

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