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By adamg - 11/16/20 - 3:13 pm
King Tide at Long Wharf

Adam Castiglioni took a walk down to Long Wharf today - just not all the way to the end, since it was covered by water in a king tiday.

Meanwhile, down in Dorchester, Morrissey Boulevard was completely flooded: Read more.

By adamg - 10/20/20 - 3:18 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans by Floor&Decor of Atlanta to renovate the now shuttered National Wholesale Liquidators building at 729 Morrissey Blvd. into a flooring superstore. Read more.

By adamg - 10/14/20 - 11:14 am

DCR is advising that high tides between Thursday and next Wednesday could force shutdowns of Morrissey Boulevard as Mother Nature reminds us what happens when you literally build roads at sea level.

By adamg - 9/18/20 - 6:17 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports DCR has Jersey-barriered a pebbly stretch of the shoreline along Dorchester Bay off Morrissey Boulevard because too many of the people using it to launch small boats and Jet Skis were failing to observe basic Covid-19 social-distancing requirements and because too many people were using it as a place to drink and weren't cleaning up after themselves.

By adamg - 7/16/20 - 1:50 pm

The Dorchester Reporter alerts us that Boston Bowl on Morrissey Boulevard is once again open for kegling, now that Boston is in Phase 3 of Covid-19 re-opening, but says it's now only open until midnight and weeknights and 1 a.m. on weekend nights. Also, every other lane is shut and the billiards and arcade rooms remain closed.

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By adamg - 7/8/20 - 4:59 pm

There's probably a good reason a driver heading south on Morrissey Boulevard this afternoon missed the warning siren, the flashing lights and the gate and plowed right off the road and into the bridge. Or as MassDOT put it so delicately: Read more.

By adamg - 2/22/20 - 9:58 pm

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint about dead eels among the rocks by the Morrissey Boulevard drawbridge: Read more.

By adamg - 1/24/20 - 12:58 pm

WLVI TV 56 Jingle

A developer says it will soon file plans for two residential towers with 608 units at 75 Morrissey Blvd. in Dorchester, currently home to the long vacant Channel 56 studios. Read more.

By adamg - 12/16/19 - 9:34 am
Chicken in Dorchester

A concerned citizen files a 311 report about an alleged illegal rooster in a yard on Morrissey Boulevard, near Tolman Street, in Dorchester: Read more.

By adamg - 12/14/19 - 2:42 pm
Morrissey Boulevard early this afternoon at high tide

For some reason, Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester remained open in the middle of a rain storm at high tide early this afternoon, giving drivers the chance to experience the thrill of going out to sea - unless they were too timid and instead took the easy way out by driving on the sidewalk near Malibu Beach, as Timmy shows us. He also had a question for DCR: Read more.

By adamg - 11/27/19 - 9:17 am

A New Jersey developer says it will soon file detailed plans to replace the old Phillips Old Colony House and Freeport Tavern at 780 Morrissey Blvd in Dorchester with a six-story, 207-unit apartment building. Read more.

By adamg - 10/7/19 - 10:59 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court today upheld Michael Ahern's 18-month sentence for crashing his pickup into Doan Bui's bicycle on Morrissey Boulevard in 2012, sending the man, returning home from a fishing trip, 150 feet into the air and killing him. Read more.

By adamg - 9/23/19 - 6:47 pm

State Police report a Quincy man heading south on Morrissey Boulevard suffered serious injuries when he hit the rear panel of a Chevy Spark whose driver was turning right into the Star Market parking lot about 1:20 p.m.

State Police say the man, 43, was taken to a local hospital. The driver of the car was unhurt.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 10:56 pm

Boston Police report arresting Brian Joyce, 25, on charges he fatally shot Marcus Dunn-Gordon, of Randolph at the Morrissey Boulevard Ramada late Monday night. Read more.

By adamg - 9/17/19 - 11:26 am

Victim identified as Marcus Dunn-Gordon, 27, of Randolph.

Boston Police report a man was found with what turned out to be a fatal gunshot wound in the lobby of the Ramada at 800 Morrissey Blvd. late Monday night. Read more.

By adamg - 9/4/19 - 11:06 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports a developer is looking to put a 200-unit residential complex where the Phillips Old Colony House and Freeport Tavern - and before that, Blinstrub's Old Colony - used to be on Morrissey Boulevard.

By adamg - 8/12/19 - 10:10 pm

Napoleon Blownaparte reports the Morrissey Boulevard drawbridge is stuck in the upright position once more and that traffic is now being diverted around it. No telling what happens if it stays that way for more than four hours.

By adamg - 7/29/19 - 9:39 pm

State Police report troopers who stopped a driver in Kosciuszko Circle for doing 60 m.p.h. on Morrissey Boulevard on Saturday afternoon wound up arresting both the driver and his passenger after finding a loaded gun in the car. Read more.

By adamg - 5/25/19 - 6:48 pm
Morrissey Boulevard drawbridge was stuck today

UPDATE, 7:29 p.m. Bridge is back down.

Jeannie Doherty reported at 6:42 p.m. that the venerable Beades Bridge, which lets motorists get on and off Morrissey Boulevard when it's not flooded, is stuck in the upright position. Read more.

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