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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.

By adamg - 8/19/19 - 8:47 am

Around 11 a.m., an RAF jet squad will zoom down along Boston Harbor from the north, to promote STEM learning, not to try to avenge Bunker Hill.

By adamg - 8/18/19 - 9:38 pm
Smelly truck

Several nose-holding citizens (or maybe just one particularly incensed citizen) filed 311 complaints yesterday and today about a stench-creating garbage truck that's been just sitting on North Street over the weekend: Read more.

By MrZip - 8/5/19 - 2:42 pm

Anybody have a recommendation for scungilli (conch, often sliced thin and marinated) salad in the North End/downtown? My go-to place has gone-too. I'd also happy knowing of a local market that sells scungilli.

By adamg - 8/1/19 - 10:54 am
Dead pogies at the Charles River locks

Although some of the pogies that began showing up at the mouth of the Charles a few days ago made it out to their briny destiny in the Atlantic, others are now piling up by the locks and dam, dead. Read more.

By adamg - 7/29/19 - 11:59 am
A lot of fish in the Charles River

UPDATE: The fish are dying now.

Theodore Hook spotted a ton of swirling pogies at the Charlestown locks this morning.

By adamg - 7/26/19 - 9:18 pm

WBUR reports ISD today cited Corolla Contracting for violations that led to "an unsafe and dangerous worksite" at a site off Atlantic Avenue that left a woman walking nearby with critical injuries after metal construction material fell on her from several floors up yesterday.

By adamg - 7/25/19 - 10:09 am
Crane in the North End

The scene. Photo by JraK.

WHDH reports a woman suffered life-threatening injuries this morning after being struck by construction debris, possibly knocked off an Atlantic Avenue building by a construction crane. JraK reports the woman was walking a dog at the time.

By adamg - 7/20/19 - 10:35 pm
Wanted for questioning about arson in the North End

Surveiilance photos via BPD.

Boston Police report they are looking for two people they suspect set a fire in an alley off Hanover Street between Cross and Richmond streets around 5 a.m. today. Read more.

By adamg - 7/18/19 - 9:24 pm

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports that earlier this month, somebody got down low to the ground with a saw and cut down two saplings at the Copp’s Hill Burying Ground - the latest trees to be killed in a spree that dates to 1995.

Brighton Center has had a similar problem, but the man responsible for that has never been known to leave that neighborhood.

By adamg - 7/9/19 - 11:19 pm

On a busy Saturday night in February, a new kitchen worker at Ducali Pizzeria on Causeway Street snapped while being teased by a co-worker and beat the man to the floor, where he tried to smash the guy's face into broken shards from glassware that had tumbled there during their fight, police and the family that owns the restaurant said at a hearing today. Read more.

By adamg - 7/3/19 - 9:48 am
Fireworks over Boston Harbor

Adam Balsam watched last night's fireworks over Boston Harbor from Lewis Wharf in the North End.

Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

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 - 6/13/19 - 9:54 am

A weary North End resident filed a complaint at 11:16 p.m. yesterday about helicopters over his or her neighborhood: Read more.

By adamg - 6/9/19 - 5:47 pm
Bees swarming an iron pole in the North End

No doubt by now the North End is buzzing about this 311 complaint about a swarm of bees taking over a fence pole at Fleet Street and Webster Place this afternoon.

Bees swarming the back of a car in Dorchester.

By adamg - 6/1/19 - 10:28 pm

Boston Police report officers arrested a man wanted for three armed robberies this week - after first watching him conduct several drug transactions on Salem Street Friday night. Read more.

By adamg - 5/31/19 - 3:19 pm

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports that Bob's Grocery on Endicott Street was held up by a masked man with a gun Thursday evening (report has photos). Police records show it happened around 6:40 p.m.

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