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By adamg - 6/23/19 - 5:59 pm

State Police report troopers responded to 450 Summer St. in South Boston around 10 a.m. after being called about a dead man there. State Police report the victim was 33 and that his death is under investigation.

By adamg - 6/22/19 - 9:26 pm
Clouds from Castle Island

Michael Spicher captured the sky view from Castle Island this afternoon.

By adamg - 6/22/19 - 6:21 pm

Just because the Red Line is continuing to have problems because of those destroyed JFK/UMass signal systems doesn't mean other things can't go wrong. The MBTA is reporting ten-minute delays on the Red Line due to a deceased train at Andrew Square.

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 - 6/22/19 - 10:44 am
Colombian tall ship ARC Gloria at Fan Pier in Boston Harbor

KMV captured the ARC Gloria docked at Fan Pier this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 6/21/19 - 10:13 am
Derusha

Transit Police report officers looking for fare evaders and other ne'er-do-wells at Andrew station yesterday found both in the form of Jeremy Derusha, 31, of Abington, whom they say tried piggybacking his way onto the Red Line around 10 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 6/18/19 - 10:03 am

Bloomberg BusinessWeek takes a look at the booming Seaport at sea level at a time when sea levels are rising and reports that the newly opened Martin's Park, in addition to serving as a memorial playground for Martin Richard, is also the first in what could be a series of raised surfaces aimed at protecting the area from climate-change-induced flooding.

City officials have proposed spending up to $1 billion on a series of berms, seawalls, raised surfaces and dunes to protect the Seaport and other vulnerable parts of South Boston.

By adamg - 6/16/19 - 9:04 pm

WHDH reports an Attleboro man is recovering from serious head injuries caused when one of those large Lawn on D swings collapsed, sending a metal support pole came crashing down on his head.

By adamg - 6/16/19 - 12:34 pm

WBZ reports on yesterday's opening ceremonies for Martin's Park, the new playground near the Children's Museum named for Martin Richard of Dorchester.

The Dorchester Reporter has more.

By adamg - 6/13/19 - 1:48 pm
Everybody off the train at Andrew

Just because Red Line riders are still affected by Tuesday's derailment doesn't mean other things can't go wrong. Jules Wang was among the people ordered off an outbound train that developed a sudden case of the vapors or something at Andrew around 1:30 p.m. - at the same time the T was announcing Ashmont delays due to "police activity" at Fields Corner.

By adamg - 6/13/19 - 12:03 am
Rabbit at the ICA

Julia spotted this bun at the ICA on Wednesday.

By adamg - 6/12/19 - 3:32 pm
David Farragut in Bruins gear

Roving UHub photographer John Walsh reports from South Boston that David Farragut is urging the Bruins on.

By adamg - 6/7/19 - 9:29 pm
Sunset over Pleasure Bay

David Callahan watched the sun go down from Castle Island over Pleasure Bay and the Back Bay and downtown this evening.

By adamg - 6/4/19 - 9:59 am
Suspect

Boston Police report arresting a Chicago man - who seems to like coming here to cause trouble - for the robbery of the East Boston Savings Bank branch on Southampton Street in Andrew Square yesterday.

Read more.

By adamg - 5/31/19 - 10:11 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports officers in districts C-11 and C-6 and members of the BPD gang unit will start donning body cameras on Monday.

By adamg - 5/31/19 - 12:38 pm

The Boston Licensing Board yesterday deferred action on a proposed liquor license for the Cambria 6 West Broadway hotel now nearing completion so that the building's current owners can explain their plans for a ground-floor lounge and restaurant, second-floor function room and rooftop patio to the West Broadway Neighborhood Association. Read more.

By adamg - 5/29/19 - 8:32 pm
Rainbow over South Boston

CCJones prefers to think of it as a sign of good luck for the Bruins.

By adamg - 5/23/19 - 5:26 pm

Developer John Hynes told the BPDA yesterday he will soon file detailed plans for a two-story complex on land owned by Massport near the World Trade Center Silver Line stop that will feature ongoing cultural programming. Read more.

By adamg - 5/21/19 - 4:35 pm

South Boston Assault & Battery

Boston Police are seeking help finding two men they say concluded an argument with a third man by beating him up on East 3rd Street, near Dorchester Street, around 1:15 a.m. on May 12. Read more.

By adamg - 5/17/19 - 4:45 pm
Note that begs driver to hit the car in front, not the car behind

Note on boxed-in car and weak front bumper of car behnd it.

Eileen Murphy spotted a car that was well and truly boxed in in South Boston - just a few inches between it and both the car right in front of it and the car right behind it. Nothing unusual, of course, but then she noticed the note on the windshield of the boxed in car - from the owner of the car behind it.

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