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By adamg - 10/20/20 - 11:35 am

A disgusted citizen files a 311 complaint about the loose dogs at Millennium Park in West Roxbury: Read more.

By adamg - 9/24/20 - 11:10 pm
Guy with sign wishing death on people eating dinner outdoors in Marblehead

5 Corners Kitchen in Marblehead reports an unexpected challenge in running outdoor seating: A right-wing asshole with a sign: Read more.

By adamg - 9/13/20 - 10:45 pm

A citizen near to losing his mind files a 311 complaint about unceasing karaoke blasting on King Street in Dorchester:

Very loud, today they have been doing it for 6 hours. Have you ever listened to bad karaoke for 6 hours straight? I'm down the street and it sounds like it's in my living room. Please make it stop before I go insane.

By adamg - 8/29/20 - 10:12 pm

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint tonight about an opera singer in the Prado who just doesn't know when to take a curtain call: Read more.

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By adamg - 8/22/20 - 3:52 pm
Trump graffiti on Day Boulevard in South Boston

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint this morning about a Trump supporter running around with a can of yellow paint, as demonstrated on Day Boulevard at M Street in South Boston.

Update: Either the city or DCR responded quickly.

By adamg - 8/21/20 - 9:55 pm

Peoplle with #saveourchildren signs? They're QAnon'ers i.e. Trump supporters who want to "save" children who don't exist from basements under pizza places that don't actually have basements to keep Tom Hanks and Hillary Clinton from ripping out their precious little adrenal glands. Yes, they walk among us even here in Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 8/12/20 - 4:38 pm

A disgusted citizen files a 311 complaint about conditions in the Nashua Street Park, which runs along the Charles River behind Nashua Street: Read more.

By adamg - 8/1/20 - 10:45 am

An agitated South Boston resident files a complaint about the situation on L Street near East 8th Street:

Trash put out from someone moving in or out. This isn't Allston

By adamg - 7/19/20 - 5:28 pm

Here at the Center for the Easily Annoyed, we have whiled away many a pleasant hour combing through 311 complaints. We're not alone in our hobby - but others take it a step further and file complaints about complaints with which they don't agree.

For example: Read more.

By adamg - 7/12/20 - 10:07 pm

A concerned MD files a 311 report about the situation along streets like Seaport Boulevard on the weekends: Read more.

By adamg - 7/5/20 - 10:27 pm

Despite today being July Fifth, Boston's 311 system is still full of fireworks complaints, a number with less than nice things to say about Marty Walsh, as well as at least one referencing people taking matters into their own hands:

Large group of men on Hancock Street headed to Columbia rd looking for the ones responsible for fireworks. Hope they get them.

By adamg - 7/5/20 - 3:51 pm

Herrell's, in the bucolic city of Northampton (started by Steve Herrell, yes, that Steve, and his wife) reports several incidents in which people got so, so mad when they were told to put on a mask or to take their cone to go - one even threw the cone at the server when told they couldn't eat it inside.

H/t Drew.

By adamg - 6/29/20 - 4:37 pm

Mayor Walsh said today he's been getting reports from residents along Day Boulevard that people are traipsing over from the beaches to use their yards as urinals. Read more.

By adamg - 6/15/20 - 9:13 am

It wasn't just the loud people smoking up the neighborhood with their grills that annoyed one concerned citizen on Chiswick Road in Brighton. In a 311 report, we also learn that the other night there were also: Read more.

By adamg - 6/5/20 - 9:23 pm

Too many outraged citizens to count are filing 311 complaints about how the city has turned into a giant pit of explosions and smoke.

By adamg - 5/28/20 - 9:35 pm

A fed up citizen files a 311 complaint about the situation at Parmenter and Richmond streets in the North End: Read more.

By adamg - 5/24/20 - 3:20 pm
Hey Glove Idiot: Smile, you're on Idiotcam

Somebody's had enough on Beech Street, just before Poplar in Roslindale (as of this afternoon, there were, in fact, a couple of gloves along the curb there).

By adamg - 4/26/20 - 11:12 pm
Chart of 311 complaints that mention mask or social distancing; peaks on nice weekend days

Adam Balsam has been charting 311 complaints about people not wearing masks or failing to social distance, and finds that complaints peak when the temperature rises and it's nice out, especially on a weekend - like, say, yesterday.

By adamg - 4/20/20 - 2:37 pm
Sumner School basketball hoop

Two awoken citizens filed complaints early this morning about loud kids playing hoops at the Sumner School on Basile Street in Roslindale, and by morning they mean through at least 3:15 a.m. Read more.

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