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By adamg - 8/1/20 - 10:45 am

An agitated South Boston resident files a complaint about the situation on L Street near East 8th Street:

Trash put out from someone moving in or out. This isn't Allston

By adamg - 7/31/20 - 9:14 am
Tractor trailer stuck at E. 2nd and M streets in South Boston

Eileen Murphy reports the driver of a tractor trailer somehow wound up on East 2nd Street last night, where he clipped a park car and then basically wrapped the trailer around a hydrant as he tried to make the 90-degree turn onto M Street. Read more.

By adamg - 7/29/20 - 11:46 pm

A water main gave way on Dorchester Avenue near Middle Street and now the road is a lake.

By adamg - 7/28/20 - 12:47 pm
A Street archtect's rendering

Architect's rendering.

Related Beal yesterday filed plans for a complex on what is now a parking lot next to the Gillette plant that would include residences, offices and R&D space. Read more.

By adamg - 7/28/20 - 11:17 am

The offending beers and a bottle of Jameson on the counter.

Tom English learns Thursday whether the four months he's had to go without a license for his eponymous Cottage on Emerson Street is punishment enough for the way two licensing detectives found him, a contractor and a third person inside with beers on March 21, after the city had already told local bars and restaurants to shut. Read more.

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By adamg - 7/27/20 - 3:06 pm
Boats, Jet Skis at M Street

Of late, some concerned citizens have been filing 311 complaints about the M Street beach. Many are about overcrowding there, or the gross conditions or both. But some aggravated citizens are filing complaints about the boats:

Boats anchored too close to shore AND I didn't see resident parking stickers on them either.

By adamg - 7/26/20 - 11:25 am
Lot of people on a harbor cruise

Marty Walz (yes, the former state rep), captured this image of the Provincetown II yesterday evening:

Read more.

By adamg - 7/25/20 - 6:10 pm
Scene at A Street and Broadway

Crash scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Boston EMS Incidents reports the crash happened shortly after 5:30 p.m. at A Street and Broadway. Live Boston reports the fatal-crash reconstruction team and the homicide unit were called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

By adamg - 7/23/20 - 9:22 pm
Firefighters at C Street fire

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 248 C St., at Athens St. for a roof fire around 8:30 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 7/23/20 - 4:04 pm

Alvin Campbell, 39, arrested in January on charges he raped a woman he picked up at the Harp downtown now faces arraignment on seven similar cases dating to 2017 in Roxbury, South Boston and Downtown, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 7/22/20 - 11:25 am
Expensive parking price in the Seaport: $14,235 for two hours

Gary, of Gary's Liquors in West Roxbury, ventured out of his leafy bubble last night and drove down to the Seaport to enjoy a meal at Lola 42. Two hours later, he walked over to the Fan Pier Garage, put his ticket into the machine and was informed he owed $14,235 - which he could pay in cash. Read more.

By onelith - 7/21/20 - 4:16 pm
no mask no in

Most stores in Southie have a mask policy on the front door of their establishment but my local liquor store has a unique one. No mask no in.

By adamg - 7/19/20 - 5:28 pm

Here at the Center for the Easily Annoyed, we have whiled away many a pleasant hour combing through 311 complaints. We're not alone in our hobby - but others take it a step further and file complaints about complaints with which they don't agree.

For example: Read more.

By adamg - 7/13/20 - 9:28 am
South Boston intersection crash

Concerned citizens kitty-corner from each other at the intersection of Gold and E streets in South Boston have filed 311 complaints with front and back photos of what they said was just the latest crash there and with requests the city do something: Read more.

By adamg - 7/12/20 - 10:07 pm

A concerned MD files a 311 report about the situation along streets like Seaport Boulevard on the weekends: Read more.

By adamg - 6/29/20 - 4:37 pm

Mayor Walsh said today he's been getting reports from residents along Day Boulevard that people are traipsing over from the beaches to use their yards as urinals. Read more.

By adamg - 6/25/20 - 1:45 pm
Lion's mane jellyfish

Gary Waldeck was walking his dog on Carson Beach today when he realized they were sharing the beach with some of those lion's mane jellyfish that have been turning up all over lately. And no, he didn't manipulate the photo at all - he reports it really looked like that.

Here's a side view: Read more.

By adamg - 6/18/20 - 11:47 pm

WFXT reports a a person was stabbed in Andrew Square. Jim reports it was shortly before 9:30 p.m. The homicide unit was brought in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

By adamg - 6/18/20 - 3:50 pm
Empty Lawn on D

Who says nobody read the Globe anymore? Our own John Keith took a snapshot of the Lawn on D late yesterday afternoon, the day after Globe writer Christopher Muther fretted that the new outdoor dining at the Lawn on D is basically a Covid-19 breeding ground.

By adamg - 6/17/20 - 10:27 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the demise of Backyard Betty's on West Broadway.

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