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By adamg - 10/2/19 - 9:32 am

WFXT has today's moment of sunshine from Belmont, where a National Grid worker who supports Dear Leader spotted a car bedecked with evil Elizabeth Warren, pro-LGBTQ and national-parks stickers and decided it made perfect sense to sidle up behind it in his work van and lay on his horn and when the owner of the car came out to see what the fuss was about cranked up the Rush Limbaugh on his radio and, after pretending to play dumb as he sat there in his Trump 2020 hat, decided to give the woman a piece of his big ol' mind.

And now he has to sit through lectures from his bosses about how that's not the best idea.

By adamg - 7/22/19 - 1:38 pm

At 8:25 a.m. this past Thursday, Kanwar Singh was walking through Downtown Crossing when a woman screamed at him to "Go back to your country!" Singh, who became an American citizen in Faneuil Hall in 2014 and who served in the US military, ponders the racist:

Did she want me to go back to Malden? Because that’s where I live, and that’s my home. ...

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 - 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 - 6/15/19 - 11:43 am
Big dog in Johnson Park

A concerned citizen files a complaint about unleashed dogs at the ball field off Lamartine Street in Jamaica Plain - and not for the reason you might expect: Read more.

By adamg - 5/10/19 - 8:54 am

The Revere Journal reports that the woman who recently lied her way into an East Boston charter school so she could stand there whining about Muslims recently went to a Republican meeting in Revere to video a friend who stood up and whined about Muslims. The paper reports the friend is really pissed that the Republicans deleted her rant from their own online video of the meeting.

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 - 2/5/19 - 1:44 pm
Guy climbing a really tiny tree along the waterfront

Dave Shea captured this Darwin Award contestant outside Liberty Wharf on Northern Avenue after the Patriots parade.

By adamg - 2/4/19 - 3:56 pm
Crack and meth users: Stay away from this Quincy smoke shop

Grace Hailer forwards this photo of the sign on the door of V & K Smoke Shop on Hancock Street in Quincy.

By adamg - 1/31/19 - 12:20 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court waded into an online rap battle today, in a ruling that clarifies just how far somebody who posts rap songs to online media can go before somebody else can seek a court order to make them stay away because of threats in the song. Read more.

By adamg - 1/25/19 - 11:47 am

Two Orange Line riders report the drivers of their trains (or maybe it was just the same fed-up driver on different trips) have had more than enough of the people who go from car to car handing out tissue packets with a written sob story attached in the hopes of picking up some money. Read more.

By adamg - 1/22/19 - 9:04 am

Complaints are ice-flowing into 311 about unshoveled sidewalks across our frozen tundra of a city, from Brighton to Charlestown to Jamaica Plain (where ice is ice, says Stan) and to the yuppie-encrusted ways of South Boston, where one disgruntled citizen gets particularly irate about condo owners: Read more.

By adamg - 10/21/18 - 3:59 pm
Hillary is the greatest, graffiti at Milllennium Park

A peeved citizen files a 311 complaint about the graffiti at Millennium Park in West Roxbury, is silent about the unleashed dog right behind it. Read more.

By adamg - 8/26/18 - 10:08 pm

Neighbor destroys my plants at 2am (Somerville, MA)

A Somerville resident woke up this morning to find his tomato plants destroyed. And then he looked at the video from his surveillance and saw one of the neighbors from down Roberts Street (off Hinckley) kicking the hell out of the plants.

By adamg - 8/17/18 - 9:36 am
Trash on Tremont

Tremont Street this morning. Source.

Reports poured into 311 this morning about trash bags ripped open, their contents scattered about, along Tremont Street, Massachusetts Avenue and Shawmut Avenue. As one concerned citizen put it in a 311 complaint: Read more.

By adamg - 8/9/18 - 9:57 am
People selling T-shirts in the forest

An annoyed citizen filed a 311 report about the people from New Hampshire who've set up shop at the four-way stop in the middle of Stony Brook Reservation to sell T-shirts:

Someone direct them back to Hampton Beach.

By adamg - 7/29/18 - 4:44 pm
Whole lot of stacked coffee cups

An annoyed citizen files a 311 complaint about these ever growing stacks of coffee cups on West 5th Street next to the overpass over the bypass road.

PLEASE HELP! This pile grows every day. It needs to be cleaned up and we need more garbage cans in the area.

By adamg - 7/23/18 - 10:20 am

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about the situation on Litchfield Street in Allston: Read more.

By adamg - 7/19/18 - 10:41 pm

The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative announced today that Theresa Lund, its executive director, has been put on leave for her interaction with another resident of a Harvard-owned apartment complex - in which Lund wondered whether the woman, who has a biracial daughter, lived in one of the "affordable units" and demanding to know her apartment number in a dispute over how loud the woman's daughter was while drawing with chalk outside. Read more.

By adamg - 7/12/18 - 1:58 pm
Roosters in Roslindale

A clucked off resident cries fowl about a pair of roosters on Holly Road in Roslindale:

Neighbor has two roosters in their unenclosed yard. Animal control told me roosters are illegal in Boston. They are loud and obnoxious and have started to enter other yards.

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