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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.

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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.

By adamg - 4/2/20 - 11:27 pm
Unzipped basketball hoop

A concerned citizen filed a 311 report about the situation at Murray Field in Brighton: Read more.

By adamg - 1/3/20 - 9:29 am
Garbage along Worcester Square in the South End

A disgusted citizen filed a 311 complaint this morning:

Scavengers ripped open residential trash all along the entirety of odd numbered side of Worcester Square.

By adamg - 11/7/19 - 11:56 am

Two Rhode Islanders who specialize in annoying people in their state took a trip up to Boston this week to stick their iPhone in the faces of workers at the Massachusetts State House and demand to know up front who they are and what they do. Read more.

By adamg - 11/1/19 - 9:34 am

A citizen irate about excessive hedging files a 311 complaint about a hedge run amok on Beech Street in Roslindale: Read more.

By adamg - 10/31/19 - 9:48 am
People on trees in the Public Garden

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint:

Walking through public garden observed many people climbing and jumping on tree branches

By adamg - 10/29/19 - 9:20 am
Van warning against Satan and women driving around Boston

On Comm. Ave.

Andy is among the people who couldn't help but notice the van with the all-caps message that somebody's been driving around Boston the last few days. But is it a warning or a recruitment ad?

By adamg - 10/27/19 - 1:19 pm

A fed-up citizen files a 311 complaint about an influx of parkers on Brighton Street just past Sullivan Square in Charlestown: Read more.

By adamg - 10/24/19 - 11:18 am
Dogs on playground

An irked citizen files a 311 complaint about conditions in Sweeney Park in South Boston: Read more.

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