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By adamg - 9/19/19 - 8:38 am

An upset citizen filed a 311 complaint this morning after finding a locked parking lot at Ryan Playground on River Street in Mattapan - near where a woman was attacked on Tuesday:

By adamg - 9/6/19 - 9:01 am

The new Eliot School building on Commercial Street opened to students yesterday. This morning, several concerned citizens filed 311 complaints, including this one, about the problems kids are having crossing what could be the North End's busiest, widest street, just off what could be its busiest, widest intersection:

No crossing guard for Eliot school on commercial street. Traffic is treacherous. Drivers are crazy. Someone's going to get hurt.

By adamg - 9/1/19 - 8:29 am

As you might expect, 311 complaints this weekend are focusing on move-in/move-out detritus in Boston's student-heavy wards (and South Boston). One brave concerned citizen risked his camera's sensor to file a 311 complaint about a couch at Charlesview and Newton streets in Brighton - that it was on the street, not that somebody actually once paid money for it.

By adamg - 8/19/19 - 10:37 am

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about the slippery conditions on Greenwich Park in the South End: Read more.

By adamg - 8/18/19 - 9:38 pm
Smelly truck

Several nose-holding citizens (or maybe just one particularly incensed citizen) filed 311 complaints yesterday and today about a stench-creating garbage truck that's been just sitting on North Street over the weekend: Read more.

By adamg - 8/16/19 - 10:52 am

In a series of 311 complaints, a Jamaica Pond resident tells the story of the old desk he or she no longer wanted but which required far more work than expected to have city trash collectors take it away.

The Pondview Avenue resident disassembled the desk, took it outside on Tuesday - and then was put out to come home and find the thing still on the curb and so filed the first of several reports: Read more.

By adamg - 8/15/19 - 9:35 am
Big bag of bagels

A puzzled citizen filed a 311 complaint this morning about the situation at Commonwealth Avenue and Clarendon Street:

Someone left their huge bag of bagels here.

By adamg - 7/31/19 - 9:14 pm
Custom House tower and clock, running slow

A white rabbit of a citizen filed a 311 complaint about how off the clock in the Custom House tower was tonight (along with a nice evening photo of the tower and clock): Read more.

By adamg - 7/24/19 - 10:26 am
Trapped truck in Charlestown

Bit of a tight turn in Charlestown.

A fed-up citizen files a 311 complaint about the intersection of High and Walker streets in Charlestown - and the big-rig drivers who get stuck there on the regular: Read more.

By adamg - 7/23/19 - 9:14 am
Mystery camera in Jamaica Plain

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about the camera watching the municipal parking lot behind Centre Street:

There are what appear to be privately owned cameras and surveillance equipment mounted to a city owned light pole and next to a city street sign at Burroughs Place and Burroughs Street.

By adamg - 7/19/19 - 4:16 pm
Hot RMV customers in Roslindale

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about the inhumane conditions on the verge of a deadly heat wave at the Roslindale branch of the RMV: Read more.

By adamg - 7/16/19 - 10:42 pm
Graffiti on the Chilton Club in the Back Bay

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint about fresh graffiti today on the top floors of the Chilton Club on Commonwealth Avenue at Dartmouth Street.

Compare to the graffiti at the Hynes T stop for which a JP man was charged yesterday (note in particular the small 's' on the third letter-like thing).

By adamg - 7/8/19 - 9:23 am

A fed-up citizen filed a 311 complaint on Sunday about fireworks along Columbia Road in South Boston: Read more.

By adamg - 7/7/19 - 12:08 pm
One water sprayer won't turn off, one won't turn on; South Boston vs. Roslindale

One concerned citizen files a 311 report that one of the rain-garden sprayers at playground at Moakley Park in South Boston doesn't shut off; another concerned citizen reports the sprayer at the Fallon Field playground in Roslindale won't turn on.

We need an exchange program for playground splash pads.

By adamg - 7/6/19 - 12:47 pm
A tooth

A concerned citizen has a question for 311 about a find on West 3rd Street in South Boston: Read more.

By adamg - 7/3/19 - 10:07 am
Oh what mysteries are contained within this bottle?

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about the bottle that's been sitting on Comm Ave. at Strathmore Road in Brighton for three weeks now: Read more.

By adamg - 6/28/19 - 12:40 pm
Sign for Shawnut Avenue

An alert citizen looks up and files a 311 complaint about the two mistakes on the signs at the intersection of Shawmut Avenue and Williams Street in Roxbury - one a bit more obvious even to people not from immediately around there.

By adamg - 6/23/19 - 1:24 pm

Continuing the cavalcade of complaints about splash pads in local playgrounds comes this 311 complaint about the playground at Johnson Park on Green Street in JP this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 6/22/19 - 4:24 pm
One splash pad on, one splash pad off

Two concerned citizens filed 311 reports today about splash pads at playgrounds: One reported the splash pad at Medal of Honor Park in South Boston never turns off, the other reported that the splash pad at Ronan Park in Dorchester never turns on.

By adamg - 6/21/19 - 11:53 am

A concerned citizen overcame the vapors long enough to file a 311 complaint about a shirtless garbageman he or she spotted this morning on Mt. Vernon Street on Beacon Hill: Read more.

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