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By adamg - 5/18/19 - 12:44 pm
Electric-car charging cord on sidewalk

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about the way one resident of Lawrence Street in the South End is recharging his or her Honda Clarity: Read more.

By adamg - 5/14/19 - 1:02 pm
Coyote in West Roxbury backyard

A concerned West Roxbury citizen took a look out his or her back window and suddenly needs advice from 311: Read more.

By adamg - 5/6/19 - 9:33 am
Where the needles are near the Orchard Gardens school

Needles nowhere near the collection box

The city recently installed a needle-collection box in front of the Orchard Gardens School in Roxbury - where parents have been complaining for months about needles turning up on school grounds. A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint, about its location - because addicts aren't shooting up right in front of the school: Read more.

By adamg - 4/29/19 - 11:41 am
Fissures on one of the paths at Millennium Park

A concerned citizen files a 311 report to ask that the city do something before his wife (feet shown for scale) is swallowed whole by one of the crevasses that have opened up on the paths around Millennium Park in West Roxbury.

By adamg - 4/26/19 - 9:12 pm
Construction debris in the Mother Brook

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about the stuff floating down the Mother Brook in Hyde Park today:

Construction debris floating down Mother Brook. Most likely from construction in Dedham.

By adamg - 4/22/19 - 12:53 pm

A worried resident files a 311 complaint about all the snakes on Lambert Street, near Highland Street: Read more.

By adamg - 4/21/19 - 11:41 am
Shrubs and statue of Kevin White at Faneuil Hall

An annoyed citizen can't believe how nice shade trees were replaced by stubby little shrubs in front of Faneuil Hall and so filed a 311 complaint about it: Read more.

By adamg - 4/18/19 - 1:12 pm

A disgusted citizen goes into ALL CAPS mode to file a 311 report about all the MFA visitors parking on the streets near the museum: Read more.

By adamg - 4/14/19 - 11:56 pm

Around 8:40 p.m., a concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint that the light pole in front of the Wolcott Square gas station in Readville's Wolcott Square was either knocked over or fell over tonight - less than a week after it was knocked over and then replaced.

Exposed LIVE arching wires. Someone is going to get electrocuted.

By adamg - 4/7/19 - 2:42 pm
Defaced light pole in the Public Garden

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint yesterday about a newly defaced light fixture in the Public Garden.

By adamg - 4/6/19 - 8:47 am

At 1:03 this morning, a concerned South End citizen filed a 311 complaint:

Cat up tree. Was fighting with something and ran up tree. 1255 am sat. Tree in front of 149 Worcester st. 02118

But before a 311 operator could break out the old joke about cat skeletons in trees, the concerned citizen filed an update at 1:35 a.m.: Read more.

By adamg - 4/2/19 - 9:58 am
Blue glow from W

An annoyed citizen files a 311 complaint about the bright billboard atop the W hotel and condo building on Stuart Street: Read more.

By adamg - 3/25/19 - 9:24 am
Rod needs to be tamped down on Massachusetts Avenue

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about this strip of metal on Mass. Ave.:

I took a terrible fall on Friday evening, tripping on this metal rail. I think it should be attended to, at least bent down. There's a lot of people around there for the Symphony.

By adamg - 3/21/19 - 12:11 pm
Old Symphony 8 sign

An aggrieved citizen files a 311 complaint about the sign advertising a restaurant below it that recently re-opened after being shut for years, only with a new name:

This sign for a long closed retiring is a blight on the area - it can't be legal to just leave it there? Please initiate removal

By adamg - 2/24/19 - 10:17 am
Curb Your Dog sign in East Boston

An annoyed citizen files a 311 request that the city put back the "Curb Your Dog" sign some nearby residents put up in Porzio Park in East Boston:

We paid for them to help the dog poop epidemic down Porzio Park there were 5 of them

By adamg - 2/17/19 - 1:59 pm

A concerned citizen took matters into his own hands this morning before filing a 311 complaint about a white-supremacist flier posted at Gallivan Boulevard and Dorchester Avenue that was different from the ones posted in East Boston:

Racist flyer posted on the corner of Gallivan and Dot Ave. I took down the flyer so there's no need for removal, but something needs to be done to address this incident of racism.

By adamg - 2/16/19 - 5:41 pm
Globe Direct circulars lying in the snow in East Boston

An annoyed East Boston resident files a 311 complaint about festering Globe Direct circulars:

Boston Globe Direct marketing is all over my neighborhood! Opting out does not stop the delivery. Also, their plastic bags are just as bad or worse as plastic shopping bags, which Boston already banned!

By adamg - 2/12/19 - 8:25 pm
Snow at the Charlestown/Somerville line

A Charlestown resident filed a 311 complaint that a plow driver today seemed to think the Somerville town line is on Perkins Street right around the corner from Caldwell Street instead of being a couple doors down Perkins: Read more.

By adamg - 1/31/19 - 3:21 pm

Poplar Street in Roslindale, between roughly the George Wright Golf Course and Beech Street, has a series of homes with stubby driveways, not really long enough for anything much bigger than a Smart Car. A resident filed a 311 complaint about a city ticketing blitz very early this morning in the stretch: Read more.

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