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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.

By adamg - 5/23/19 - 5:34 pm
Damage at memorial

Some of the vandalism. Photos by State Police.

State Police report on vandalism just a few days before Memorial Day: Read more.

By adamg - 5/4/19 - 6:36 pm
Morrissey Boulevard drawbridge was stuck today

Necee reported around 5:30 p.m.:

Dorchester bridge broken. Cars as far as the eye can see. Waiting for an engineer. Oh joy.

By adamg - 3/22/19 - 1:26 pm

DCR reports Morrissey Boulevard is shut southbound at UMass due to, of course, flooding, from the nor'easter-whipped high tide.

By adamg - 3/13/19 - 10:02 am

The Dorchester Reporter provides an early look at a proposal for 23- and 26-story towers on the old Channel 56 site, next to the old Globe site, on Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester.

By adamg - 11/8/18 - 10:25 am
Boston Globe logo being removed from former plant in Dorchester

Uncle Joey spotted workers removing the Globe logo from its former plant on Morrissey Boulevard, off I-93. The current owner is turning it into a high-tech incubator.

By adamg - 10/26/18 - 1:40 pm

State Police report they are looking for whoever cut up an American flag, threw a brick at the monument and caused extensive damage to the landscaping at the memorial, on Morrissey Boulevard by Dorchester Bay.

Photo of some of the damage.

By adamg - 9/26/18 - 8:46 pm

The Dorchester Reporter gets the scoop on a developer's preliminary plans for the site where Channel 56 used to be, next to where the Globe used to be.

By adamg - 8/1/18 - 12:24 pm
Inside new Globe building

Archtect's rendering of the building interior.

The Board of Appeals yesterday approved most of what developers asked for so they can turn the old Boston Globe plant on Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester into a new office, research and manufacturing space aimed at high-tech companies. Read more.

By adamg - 3/3/18 - 4:54 pm
Swan in Dorchester

Kelly Lewis reports at least one swan found a flooded Morrissey Boulevard to its liking today.

By adamg - 1/31/18 - 10:23 am
The Beat

Nordblom Development this week submitted detailed plans for turning the old Globe plant at 135 Morrissey Blvd. in Dorchester into what it's calling the Beat - a facility for "creative office, technology, light manufacturing, warehouse, and life science tenants." Read more.

By adamg - 1/30/18 - 9:13 am
Flooded Morrissey Boulevard

Ndorb managed to avoid being washed out to sea on Dorchester's Morrissey Boulevard, reports it's now closed, at least heading south, due to the usual flooding. It'll probably be closed for awhile, what with the storm and the impending high tides from the superdupermoon.

By adamg - 12/29/17 - 6:30 pm
Auld Lang Tide

Whoever's in charge of the electronic signboards on Morrissey Boulevard threw in an extra message in the alerts about possible tidal flooding on the road near UMass over the next few days: "Auld Lang Tide."

Ed. note: Yes, a bad photo, but it's amazing how hard it is to take a good photo when you've had to sort of trot down from the Malibu Beach parking lot and you clearly were not prepared for sub-zero windchills.

By adamg - 11/17/17 - 8:52 am

Kevin Kane reports that Wednesday evening, his dog, Gerry, ran out of his yard when a delivery-package guy didn't close the gate and wound up on Morrissey Boulevard, where he was hit by a car. Read more.

By adamg - 8/2/17 - 2:42 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports Nordblom, a Burlington-based developer that has focused on the suburbs, has agreed to buy the old Globe plant on Morrissey Boulevard.

By adamg - 7/31/17 - 1:48 pm
Car hits hydrant on Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester

Scott Cluett reports a motorist managed to take out a hydrant on Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester around 1:15 p.m. The Dorchester Reporter reports the driver suffered a "medical emergency" before hitting the hydrant.

By adamg - 6/20/17 - 8:09 pm

The Morrissey Boulevard drawbridge got stuck again this evening, Boston Daily reports. CGriffin reports:

Took me an hour to get from southie to dorchester

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