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By adamg - 3/2/18 - 7:48 pm
Wobbly building

UPDATE: House is torn down.

A three-story building under renovation at 306 West 3 St. forced the evacuation of two neighboring buildings this evening when it began "showing movement" in high winds, the Boston Fire Department reports. Read more.

By adamg - 3/2/18 - 1:00 pm

Meghan MacLean Weir reports:

Someone who works in Seaport just sent office email asking for Dramamine as building swaying in the wind.

Pics or it didn't happen? Don Anderson posted some video of the swaying door to his office at the Federal Reserve Bank. We don't know which floor he's on, but he's the bank's CIO, so we're going to assume it's pretty high up.

By adamg - 3/2/18 - 10:49 am

A tree that fell on the Green Line tracks between Brookline Village and Brookline Hills means the T is now busing people between Fenway and Reservoir.

By adamg - 3/2/18 - 8:24 am
Oak tree falls on SUV in Malden

By 7 a.m., Snoe reports, several trees had fallen in the area of the Oak Grove Orange Line station, including one that came down on an SUV. Read more.

By adamg - 12/8/17 - 9:33 am
Ship berthed at Conley Terminal in South Boston

Rick Macomber covers the waterfront:

The Helsinki Bridge cargo ship was towed by tugboats tonight from Boston outer harbor back to Conley Pier in South Boston after being torn away in the wind storm on Tuesday.

By adamg - 10/30/17 - 9:53 pm

The company currently reports 630 customers without power in Boston and 268 in Somerville, but says the majority should have power back by the stroke of 12.

By adamg - 10/30/17 - 9:18 am
Little Building tarp ripped

Steve Timmins snapped the under-renovation Little Building at Boylston and Tremont this morning.

Earlier:
A mighty wind.

By adamg - 10/30/17 - 7:24 am
Flattened car in Roslindale

Flattened car on Primrose Street in Roslindale.

Trees fell, power lines snapped and cats raced through apartments looking for a safe space as the Great Sou'easter of 2017 roared through the state overnight. Read more.

By adamg - 9/20/17 - 6:28 pm
Trees on the Orange Line

The T's Joe Pesaturo shows us the trees that came down on the Orange Line tracks near Oak Grove late this afternoon.

The T swapped in buses, but, of course, they had some trouble keeping up with the demand, as Jill shows us at Wellington: Read more.

By adamg - 6/13/17 - 5:37 pm
Street light smashes into car

As the front came through this afternoon, a gust of wind near Lechmere station took down a street-light pole, which fell on the hood of a car making a turn, after which the light bounced into the street, as Lisa captured.

She reports the driver and somebody in the back seat appeared to get out physically OK. Read more.

By adamg - 3/14/17 - 3:54 pm
Tree falls in Newton

Jerry David reports this tree behind his Newton home cracked in half and fell - somehow coming down in the narrow space between two garages.

By adamg - 3/12/17 - 6:47 pm
Maximum wind speeds predicted by NWS for Tuesday.

Maximum wind speeds predicted by NWS for Tuesday.

We've cranked French Toast Alert level to Red/Severe - and it doesn't get any higher than that - because of the latest National Weather Service forecast for Tuesday, which calls for 12 to 18 inches in the Boston area (but possibly higher north of the city along the coast) and high expected wind speeds, which could combine to give us a classic nor'easter blizzard.

By adamg - 2/13/17 - 5:46 pm
Arlington tree that came down

Photo by Arlington PD.

Arlington Police report a woman out for a walk with her young son was hit in the head by a falling tree limb at Bellevue and Morton roads shortly after 3 p.m.

The woman, 29, was taken to a local hospital and is expected to survive, police say, adding her son, 3, was not injured. The tree also took down a transformer and power lines. Read more.

By adamg - 1/23/17 - 10:48 pm
By adamg - 1/3/17 - 8:37 pm
Dead umbrellas in South Station

Many umbrellas gave their lives to get people to South Station today, as TrueNE_79 shows us.

By adamg - 12/28/16 - 9:23 am

One of the advantages of living on the coast, at least early in winter, is that we're less likely to get snow dumped on us during a major storm - such as the one that's supposed to hit tomorrow. Read more.

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