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By adamg - 7/11/19 - 11:05 pm
Virgo tattoo

UPDATE: State Police say she was a 23-year-old Mission Hill resident.

State Police have released a photo of a tattoo they found on a woman whose body was recovered from the Charles River yesterday, in the hopes somebody might recognize it and help them identify her. Read more.

By adamg - 7/10/19 - 12:37 pm

State Police report its marine unit recovered a woman's body from the Charles River between the Mass Ave. Bridge and Community Boating around 7:25 a.m. after a kayaker reported her floating in the water. Read more.

By adamg - 6/26/19 - 6:04 pm
Fog rolling in over Boston

Lillie Marshall reminds us of that truism (OK, which we just made up) while looking downtown from the Cambridge side of the Charles this afternoon.

But that was nothing compared to what Cody DaSilva saw while actually out on the water in Boston Harbor: Read more.

By adamg - 6/21/19 - 10:53 pm

State Police report divers pulled a man's body from the Charles River near the Longfellow Bridge around 6 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 6/19/19 - 8:39 pm

The Boston Fire Department alerts us there will be 15 to 20 minutes of fireworks, starting at 9 p.m., on the Charles River behind the Museum of Science. Enjoy or hold your dog.

By adamg - 5/18/19 - 11:55 am
View across the Charles towards the Back Bay from the Red Line on the Longfellow Bridge

Erin Kane got an unobstructed view from the Red Line as it crossed the Longfellow Bridge this morning:

Boston on a sunny spring day is pretty great

By adamg - 5/9/19 - 8:36 am
Sun rising over the Charles River

Rick Macomber watched a new day dawning over the Charles River and the BU Bridge this morning.

By adamg - 3/7/19 - 9:43 pm
Winter sailing on the Charles River

Roving UHub photographer Alice Murphy was amazed to see some BU kids sailing on the Charles today.

By adamg - 2/23/19 - 12:50 pm
US Coast Guard helicopter

Out on a run this morning, Jason Richardson spotted a Coast Guard helicopter flying in a training mission over the Charles by the Esplanade.

The crew also flew low and loud along Mass. Ave. in Cambridge and Central Square.

By adamg - 1/21/19 - 11:00 pm
Charles River encased in ice

Rick Macomber reports:

The crackle of breaking ice pierces the silence as this boat slowly pushes through the frozen Charles River last night

By adamg - 1/14/19 - 9:33 am
Ice forming on the Charles River

Gary Waldeck spotted the ice that had formed overnight by the mouth of the Charles River.

By adamg - 12/22/18 - 4:09 pm
Santa Claus on the Charles River

Why, yes, that was Santa dashing through the Charles by the Esplanade today, as captured by Rob Colonna.

By adamg - 12/9/18 - 10:23 pm
Christmas boat at Community Boating on the Charles

Acraftymitch photographed Boston on a cold night tonight, including Community Boating's Christmas boat on the Charles.

Copyright Acraftymitch. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By adamg - 12/2/18 - 1:32 pm
Longfellow Bridge with new lights

What's old is new: Myron Freeman took in the new lights on the rebuilt Longfellow Bridge yesterday (see it from the other side).

Brad Kelly, meanwhile drove into the spidery arms of the Zakim Bridge recently: Read more.

By adamg - 11/26/18 - 11:17 pm
Longfellow Bridge in some fog

617 Images took in the renovated Longfellow Bridge in the early morning fog.

Jason the roving UHub photographer, meanwhile, got a good look at the Back Bay in the fog from the turnpike around 8:30 a.m.: Read more.

By adamg - 10/4/18 - 2:47 pm
Seagull and seagull poop atop one of the towers of the Longfellow Bridge

A disgusted citizen files a 311 complaint about the condition of the tops of the newly rebuilt seasoning shakers along the Longfellow Bridge:

Lovely seagull poop on all 4 towers of the beautiful Longfellow bridge.

By adamg - 8/2/18 - 7:17 pm
Ominous skies over the Charles

Rory Nolan watched storm clouds move in over the Charles shortly before 6 p.m.

By adamg - 7/6/18 - 9:27 pm
Sunset over MIT

Caitlin loved the sunset this evening:

The storms have taken the heat and humidity and left us another amazing sunset.

Across the river, Chris Wagner also enjoyed the sunset in Allston: Read more.

By adamg - 7/6/18 - 4:46 pm
Bald Eagle in West Roxbury overlooking the Charles River

At the very end of Rivermoor Street in West Roxbury, just behind the last building in the industrial park there, is a dead tree that towers over everything else. This afternoon, a bald eagle perched up there for a long time, taking in the view over the Charles River, the train tracks and the banks of Millennium Park.

By adamg - 7/5/18 - 9:03 am
Fireworks on July Fourth in Boston

David Parsons watched the July Fourth fireworks shot off from the Mass. Ave. Bridge. Read more.

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