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By adamg - 10/26/19 - 10:32 pm

There have been a couple of packs of aggro murderturkeys attacking Hyde Park residents in recent weeks, but Larry Johnson reports he may have found the answer: A long, hard game of soccer:

They see this blue ball in the street and start pecking at it and chasing it around with great interest! This went on for 45 minutes!

With photos.

By adamg - 9/9/19 - 4:29 pm

Hyde Park residents living on either side of the George Wright Golf Course are increasingly reporting small marauding packs of overstuffed turkeys are making life increasingly difficult. Read more.

By adamg - 9/3/19 - 8:50 am
By adamg - 8/20/19 - 8:44 am
Turkey family in South Boston

A concerned South Boston resident decides to give 311 a shot instead of calling the Butterball hotline:

What do we do about wild turkeys in my front yard

By adamg - 7/15/19 - 11:48 am

A couple days ago, Megan M of Brighton asked:

What’s the right move when a turkey takes up residence inside your garage? Who can help?!

Read more.

By adamg - 6/26/19 - 11:17 am
Turkeys at Burger King drive thru in Roslindale

Travel New England had to wait his turn in the drive-thru lane at the Burger King on Washington Street in Roslindale this morning.

By adamg - 5/20/19 - 12:10 pm
Moss Hill turkeys

Mark MacGilchrist watched (from a safe distance) the newly infamous Moss Hill Turkey Gang out for a strut in Jamaica Plain this morning.

Over in Newton, Snoofy woke up yesterday to discover she was now sharing her Newton yard with a mama turkey and eight baby turkettes (OK, OK, poults): Read more.

By mcshugar - 5/20/19 - 9:09 am
Alley Turkey

If you happen to be one of the few and the proud that are able to legally park a vehicle in a public alley in the South End, beware. Of late, a new entry into the neighborhood's urban ecosystem has famously been seen stealthily, if not curiously, gobbling through its idyllic backstreets. Read more.

By adamg - 5/15/19 - 10:49 am
Turkey in the South End

Roving UHub photographer Adam Boyajy spotted this beefy boi (a scout from JP or Brookline?) perched on a ledge at Titus Sparrow Park in the South End yesterday.

By adamg - 5/14/19 - 10:29 pm

Jamaica Plain is fast picking up a rep across the country as a dangerous place, thanks to WBZ's report with the photo of angry murderbirds drenched in the blood of their human victims: Read more.

By adamg - 5/12/19 - 2:50 pm

Before we lost radio contact, we received a copy of the following urgent message to Marty Walsh from GraceJansen2, holed up somewhere on Jamaica Plain's Moss Hill:

Please increase the city’s response 2 the wild turkeys on Moss Hill. Turkeys are attacking walkers forcing them to carry sticks for defense. My mother has a walker & needs a companion for safety.

By adamg - 4/18/19 - 11:47 am

Wicked Local Brookline reports a number of calls to 911 in Brookline about turkeys this week, as usual, including a complaint from Beacon Street: Read more.

By adamg - 4/4/19 - 8:56 pm
A note pleading with turkeys not to eat a Cambridge garden

Maria M .spotted this plea to the local turkeys in Cambridge today.

Copyright Maria M. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By adamg - 4/1/19 - 11:06 am
Turkey atop swings in Allston

Bradley Squirrels reports he didn't need coffee this morning after looking out his window in Lower Allston: Read more.

By adamg - 3/29/19 - 3:55 pm
Turkey in the North End

Roving UHub photographer Caroline Driscoll spotted this feathered Freedom Trail walker in front of Aqua Pazza at North and Richmond streets in the North End this afternoon.

Last seen heading up North towards Cross Street. My guess is that it’s heading back to the Green Line to get to its Brookline headquarters.

By adamg - 3/26/19 - 7:45 pm
Turkey on a Tesla

Rocco Giustino spotted this turkey asserting its dominance over an electric car in Dorchester's Polish Triangle today.

Meanwhile, down in Egleston Square, Gio Valencia-Corredor spotted a turkey twosome pondering a McMeal: Read more.

By adamg - 2/2/19 - 7:39 pm
A lot of turkeys in Jamaica Plain

Photo by Jodi Solomon. See it larger.

From a safe place (for now), Jodi Solomon reports on a Jamaica Plain street held hostage: Read more.

By adamg - 1/11/19 - 11:59 am

Brittney Moon reports that the terror tom who had been going after students, teachers and parents for two weeks at the Haley School in Roslindale has a new home this morning: the Myles Standish Forest in Plymouth. Moon says that a sergeant from state Environmental Police managed to capture the angry walking party platter for transport way down the coast, far away from American Legion Highway.

By adamg - 1/10/19 - 11:34 am
Big angry turkey in Roslindale

Students at the Haley School on American Legion Highway in Roslindale hesitate before they leave in the afternoon these days - because they know an angry turkey is probably waiting for them on the other side of the doors. Read more.

By adamg - 1/2/19 - 9:36 am

Patrick Maguire watched a turkey gang in action on Beacon Street this morning.

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