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By adamg - 1/13/21 - 11:50 am

A concerned citizen files a report about a pothole at Parker Hill Avenue and Parker Street on Mission Hill that "is size of Delaware."

By adamg - 1/13/21 - 10:50 am

State Police report the crash, around 10 a.m., was on I-93 in Savin Hill that resulted in injuries - and an estimated 103-minute ride from the Braintree split to downtown.

News helicopters are now hovering near the scene.

By adamg - 1/6/21 - 9:13 pm

State Police report they were forced to shut I-195 eastbound in Fairhaven tonight after "multiple cows" mooved onto the roadway. State Police report the 12 bossy bovines were quickly rounded up. and the road re-opened. State Police did not specify where the cows came from or what they wanted.

By adamg - 1/6/21 - 12:23 am

WCVB reports a driver slammed into somebody at the intersection of Chelsea and 13th streets in Charlestown, then dragged him a half mile before driving away, around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

By adamg - 1/4/21 - 10:40 pm

A not offended citizen filed a 311 complaint about "a massive cock," of the rubber sort, suction-cupped to a traffic sign at H and Emerson streets in South Boston this afternoon, along with a photo showing "Happy New Year!" written on one side of the shaft. The filer checked "not offensive" on the complaint form. Read more.

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By adamg - 1/4/21 - 9:30 am

Despite complaints last month, the tire-eating pothole between Franklin Hill Avenue and Canterbury Street on the way towards Roslindale remains unfilled. Yesterday, Boston Police reported at least six cars with freshly flattened tires caused by this gaping maw.

"It is very dangerous," a motorist with a no longer round tire confirms.

By adamg - 1/2/21 - 2:10 pm
Car fire on the Massachusetts Turnpike

Hannah Armstrong captured the flaming SUV on the Massachusetts Turnpike westbound, just before Exit 17 in Newton Corner, shortly after 1 p.m. today. State Police report no injuries and that Newton and Boston firefighters doused the flames.

By adamg - 1/1/21 - 12:29 pm

State Police report a Boston man died after he crashed into a guardrail, got out of his car and was hit by another vehicle, around 11:30 p.m. on Rte. 24 southbound in Stoughton. Read more.

By adamg - 12/31/20 - 3:52 pm
Storrowed truck

GL was in the right place at the right time to capture this freshly peeled box truck.

By adamg - 12/30/20 - 9:39 pm
Car crash on the Zakim Bridge

Photo by State Police.

State Police report a crash on the Zakim Bridge into town tonight involved several vehicles and caused some injuries not considered life-threatening.

By adamg - 12/30/20 - 10:49 am

The Dig reports DCR is soliciting bids for a $75,000 contract to create new signs that are somehow bolder and more, um, impactful, than the current "CARS ONLY" signs in preventing reading-impaired truckers from getting on the river roads.

By adamg - 12/29/20 - 3:02 pm
No thru traffic in Roslindale

Robert Orthman can confirm that this sign outside the Village Market in Roslindale Square is accurate.

By adamg - 12/25/20 - 11:17 pm

An alarmed citizen filed a 311 complaint late Friday about conditions on American Legion Highway at Canterbury Street: Read more.

By adamg - 12/25/20 - 9:28 pm
Tire with no rubber left

From Medford to Storrow Drive on just rims. Photo by Live Boston.

State Police credit the lack of traffic early this morning for the lack of any crashes due to a Reading man speeding down I-93 southbound on the northbound side from Wilmington all the way to Leverett Circle, where he got on Storrow Drive the wrong way before finally getting cornered in a parking lot near Mass. General. Read more.

By adamg - 12/22/20 - 11:52 am
Sidewalk vs. road in Franklin Park

Franklin Park road clear to asphalt; sidewalk, clear to ice.

Concerned citizens are filing 311 complaints about unplowed sidewalks, several days after the storm, such as this sidewalk through Franklin Park, next to a meticulously plowed road, and this stretch between the harbor and another clear road on Atlantic Avenue in the North End: Read more.

By adamg - 12/19/20 - 9:14 pm
Amazon box marked as "space saver"

Captain's Blog ran across (but not over) this Amazon box in a shoveled space in Allston, thoughtfully marked so you wouldn't think it's just some trash out early.

By adamg - 12/19/20 - 4:17 pm
Crunched truck in East Boston

Photo by State Police.

State Police report the driver of a tractor trailer tried turning left at Bennington Street and Neptune Road under Rte. 1A learned to better read caution signs this morning, although his lesson "impacted traffic significantly in the area."

By adamg - 12/17/20 - 6:03 pm

Mayor Walsh announced the emergency ends tomorrow morning, which means you have 48 hours to save your space, except in the South End, where you weren't supposed to do that to begin with.

By adamg - 12/16/20 - 12:58 pm

Mayor Walsh has declared a Boston snow emergency that goes into effect at 6 p.m., so get those cones, broken wicker chairs and other detritus ready to save your parking space. Read more.

By adamg - 12/13/20 - 11:08 am
Soldiers Field Road crash

Harry Mattison happened upon this pole-ending crash on Soldiers Field outbound, just before the WBZ studios, this morning.

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