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By adamg - 6/14/21 - 10:18 pm

A disgusted citizen filed a 311 report after being dive bombed by a seagull at lunch time on West 3rd and C streets in South Boston this afternoon: Read more.

By adamg - 6/5/21 - 12:14 pm

An outraged citizen files a 311 complaint about the mega-pothole/trench along Blue Hill Avenue at Morton Street in front of the B-3 police station: Read more.

By adamg - 6/4/21 - 11:44 am

A confused citizen filed a 311 complaint about a street-sweeper driver who refuses to keep going down Poplar Street past Hautevale Street in Roslindale: Read more.

By adamg - 5/21/21 - 10:25 am

A citizen who has somehow not been driven completely insane file a 311 complaint about a smoke detector on East 2nd Street in South Boston:

[The building] which appears vacant, had had a smoke detector dead battery chirp going off 24x7 for the last 2 years. Can we do something get the chirp to stop? Thank you!

By adamg - 5/19/21 - 10:05 am
Front door with illegal bootscraper on Pinckney Street

An outraged citizen files a 311 complaint about somebody on Pinckney Street on Beacon Hill who added a mail slot and a bootscraper, without the Beacon Hill Architectural Commission's required approval. Read more.

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By adamg - 5/17/21 - 9:12 am

A downtrodden citizen in gritty Roslindale or lowly Hyde Park files a 311 complaint about how some parts of the city just get more attention: Read more.

By adamg - 5/9/21 - 8:05 pm

Two days after somebody complained about bongo drums in Roslindale, a weary citizen files a 311 complaint about unceasing drum circles at Herter Park along the Charles River in Allston: Read more.

By adamg - 5/7/21 - 9:15 am

A sleep-deprived citizen filed a 311 complaint at 3:33 a.m. about the situation in the section of the Arboretum behind Washington Street in Roslindale near Forest Hills: Read more.

By adamg - 5/4/21 - 9:21 pm
Santa-clad frog at Tadpole Playground, Boston Common

A calendar-conscious citizen filed a 311 complaint that the frog that welcomes kids to the Tadpole Playground on the Common is still dressed like Santa:

Duckling parade is this week but the frog is still in Santa clothes at the tadpole playground.

By adamg - 5/3/21 - 9:20 am
Placard on rear windshield says car owner sucks at parking

A disgusted citizen filed a 311 complaint this morning about somebody who parked in a Waltham Street space that's supposed to be open in the mornings for drop offs at a daycare there. "I did not put the sign on their windshield," the complaint emphasizes.

By adamg - 4/24/21 - 10:42 am

An irritated citizen in the Back Bay files a 311 complaint about a helicopter, based in Norwood, whose pilot gives well off tourists tours of Boston - tourists who might be nearsighted given how close to the ground it flies - and sometimes as early as 5:30 a.m.: Read more.

By adamg - 4/22/21 - 10:08 pm
Downed traffic light on the Jamaicaway

Passing birds can now cross.

An alarmed citizen filed a 311 report about a traffic signal on the Jamaicaway inbound at Perkins Street that crashed to the ground this afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 4/19/21 - 11:41 am

Sometimes people who file 311 complaints get frustrated when their complaints aren't handled quickly. So they'll complain again, but this time reference other neighborhoods they think are getting better treatment (in South Boston, people sometimes bring up other parts of South Boston). Some examples: Read more.

By adamg - 4/12/21 - 10:15 am

Christmas Vacation Lights Scene HD SFW

A blinded-by-the-light citizen files a 311 complaint about the new floodlights at the newish residential building at 330 Rutherford Ave.: Read more.

By adamg - 4/11/21 - 2:29 pm

Over the last few days, concerned citizens have filed 311 complaints about fireworks at Castle Island in South Boston, Charlestown High (where they burned the turf) and the Bremen Street Park and the McKay School area in East Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 4/10/21 - 11:18 am

A concerned citizen who likes walking his or her dog in Harvard's holdings off Western Avenue filed a 311 report about a coyote that chased them shortly after midnight: Read more.

By adamg - 4/8/21 - 9:24 am

Update: 311 says this isn't a 311 matter; you should call police.

A discerning citizen files a 311 complaint about a man on the other side of a window on West Broadway in South Boston:

Each day, there's a naked man who stands in the window of the condo building, facing the Broadway Bridge. He's there all the time. I don't know if this is illegal, but he's not a very attractive man. I recommend that he be given a good leaving alone.

By adamg - 4/4/21 - 9:16 pm

A Cedar Grove resident filed a 311 complaint about the "Hate / racist propaganda" complaining about "anti-whiteism" that got put on cars on his street today. Link has a photo of the thing.

By adamg - 4/1/21 - 11:44 pm

TwilightZone: Kick The Can, Season 3, Episode 21

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about men cavorting in Garvey Playground in Dorchester: Read more.

By adamg - 3/31/21 - 10:58 am
No break in barriers between outdoor patios along Hanover Street

Some North Enders have been grumbling for weeks about the loss of parking spaces along Hanover Street as restaurants ready their pandemic-inspired outdoor patios for their official opening tomorrow. One fuming citizen filed a 311 complaint this morning abut the way some of the barriers just don't stop: Read more.

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