Hey, there! Log in / Register

South Shore

By adamg - 8/13/20 - 3:49 pm

State Police announced today that starting tomorrow, DCR is cutting the number of state-run parking spaces at Nantasket Beach by 50%.

By adamg - 7/23/20 - 3:50 pm

In hindsight, Ahmed Serageldin of Sharon agrees, it was a rather big mistake to mark 31,000 pages of top-secret information on advanced military radar systems as unclassified so he could take them home from his engineering job at Raytheon in Waltham. Read more.

By adamg - 7/4/20 - 5:38 pm

The Plymouth harbormaster reports a shark today: Read more.

By adamg - 7/3/20 - 11:01 am

The Cape Cod Times reports on an allegedly charming fellow who reacted to being asked to put a mask on in a Plymouth restaurant by deliberately coughing on two patrons and telling them he hoped they just got coronavirus. Police caught up with him and now he's facing charges of two counts each of assault, threatening to commit murder and threatening to bomb or hijack and single counts of negligent driving and disturbing the peace as a subsequent offense.

By adamg - 6/14/20 - 1:41 pm

The owner of a Plymouth store that sells "healthy" smoothies and food is making a federal case out of the state's Covid-19 face-covering requirements, charging that the number of people who have died from is really pretty minor when you think about it, hardly worth an "emergency" declaration, especially since most of the fatalities are among old people in nursing homes, and that the order violates numerous Constitutional rights. Read more.

By adamg - 6/2/20 - 12:50 pm

The annual fair in August won't be held this year for Covid-19 reasons. Read more.

By adamg - 5/29/20 - 10:37 am
Car into barber shop in Sharon

Photo by Sharon PD.

Sharon Police report no injuries when a motorist turned a South Main Street barber shop into a drive-thru this morning.

By adamg - 5/18/20 - 11:05 pm
Fishing at sunset at Hull Gut

Neil the roving UHub photographer captured a fisherman at sunset this evening at Hull Gut.

By adamg - 5/8/20 - 10:01 am

The Trustees of Reservations announced this morning they're reopening several more of their properties, including the DeCordova Museum in Lincoln, Crane Beach in Ipswich and World's End in Hingham, on May 19. Read more.

By adamg - 4/4/20 - 6:33 pm

Confrontation at Kingston Stop & Shop

The Patriot Ledger reports shoppers at the Kingston Stop & Shop tackled a man this afternoon after he allegedly began spitting on produce. Police arrested him, the store informed him he was no longer welcome and, as you can see in the video, Marty the Robot whirled around and beeped uselessly, frustrated he could not continue his search for fallen lettuce leaves because of the confrontation.

By adamg - 3/21/20 - 11:39 am
Line at the Trader Joe's in Allston yesterday.

Line outside the Allston Trader Joe's yesterday.

Local Trader Joe's remain open, but stores are limiting how many people they'll let in at a time - as one person exits, another one from the line outside is let in.

At the Hingham store this morning, the manager got on a bullhorn to alert shoppers to a two-per-thing limit, except on produce, which he pleaded with them to buy, as Geminiluvin shows: Read more.

By Ron Newman - 3/12/20 - 12:43 am

The Scituate St. Patrick's Day parade, the smaller family-friendly alternative to South Boston's, is "Postponed indefinitely", according to its web page. Read more.

By adamg - 1/13/20 - 9:06 am

Yes, there was a touch of snow in the air this morning, especially along the South Shore. Aaron Perry at NBC Boston explains why, although, to be honest, if you don't have a degree in meteorology, you might not have a clue what he wrote. But here's a radar image of the flurries.

By adamg - 12/5/19 - 12:48 pm

Jessica Bartlett of the Boston Business Journal videoed a deer swimming alongside her Hingham-to-Boston ferry this morning.

By adamg - 11/27/19 - 1:13 pm

The Massachusetts Appeals Court today upheld a South Shore man's conviction for possession of child pornography after determining that even though a girl in a photo on his computer had a sheer lingerie top on, she was "unclothed" for the purposes of the state law aimed at protecting minors from sexual exploitation through the production and distribution of child pornography. Read more.

By adamg - 9/13/19 - 11:46 pm
Moonrise over Hull

David Parsons watched the full moonrise over Hull this evening.

Matt Frank watched it as well, but up in Nahant: Read more.

Subscribe to South Shore