Two arrested on charges of using Red Line tracks in Dorchester as a canvas

Transit Police report arresting men from Boston and Providence early this morning on charges they sprayed graffiti at six locations along the Red Line in Dorchester.

Police say officers nabbed Joseph Domoracki, 23, of Boston and Max McGuigan, 23, of Providence around 2:40 a.m. on the tracks, near where they cross under Dorchester Avenue a couple blocks south of Andrew Square. Both, police say, were "walking in a hurried state" and carrying backpacks:

Upon further investigation discovered Domoracki and McGuigan were in possession of several spray paint cans, rubber gloves, various spray can tips and other items relating to graffiti. Additionally officers noted both Domoracki and McGuigan had fresh paint about their clothing.

Both are expected to be arraigned today in Dorchester District Court on charges of malicious destruction of property and trespassing.

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Extended Adolescence

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Isn't 23 years old getting a little old for this type of vandalism? Oh, excuse me, I mean "street art"? It's like the 30 year old skateboarders I see around. This whole extended adolescence thing is getting tedious. How long can grafitti and skateboarding be considered a "lifestyle"?

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30-year old skateboarders?

Skateboards are transportation, not toys. Most of the older skaters I've seen are getting to work.

I've got a great picture of Australian Senator Peter Garrett riding a skateboard through NYC when he was about 47 years old.

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Transportation AND toys

Maybe not 30-year-olds, but my neighborhood is chock full of skateboarders who are old enough to be living on their own and are practicing tricks, definitely not using their boards to get from Point A to Point B.

30 year old skateboarders

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The (approximately) 30 year old skateboarders I saw were on the T, carrying their skateboards, wearing their scruffy gear and straggy unshaven stubble, red-eyed and reeking of pot. There were four of them. I doubt they were headed to work.

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As long as they weren't on your lawn

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what's the problem?

Some childhood pastimes stay with you. Plenty of 60somethings still play ball, ride bikes, and listen to rock. It's not surprising that some 30somethings still play video games and ride skateboards.

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You might be mistaken

Many people live and work considerable distances from stations. I know several relatively "scruffy" people (probably by your standards, as they lack a starched collar and that critical bone you know where) aged 30 to 50 who use them to get to their six-figure salary jobs in Fort Point without having to make seventy transit connections from North Station and other lines.

Haters will hate ...

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Haters gonna hate...

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And swirrly gonna make up some self aggrandizing story to serve a facial on Uhub. There's a certain comfort in predictability.

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Just skate with traffic

Every September I see a major uptick in skateboarders who like to ride on the street opposite the direction of traffic, often in the bike lanes. They are welcome to ride on the street but they need to go with traffic. (Same goes with bikes and cars.)

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Runners need to get off the damn sidewalks

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I'm tired of these clowns who decide to go for a run late afternoon-early evening on crowded sidewalks, especially on Beacon Hill and the B.B. They automatically expect you to move [jump?] out of their way. I know it's cool to be seen running in cool locations, but show some respect for everybody else. Run in a park or along the river, not on crowded sidewalks.

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Why does this bother you?

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are you bitter because your own adolescence was cut short? im very sorry if you were abused. or are you just resentful because you are so out of shape that you can not enjoy athletic activities like skateboarding?

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Over 30?

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You should be doing the right thing like getting drunk at a sports bar and playing fantasy football. Maybe a round of golf and some yard work. Those things are way better than skateboarding.

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Really. Too bad your old body

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Really. Too bad your old body cant skate at 30. How come a bunch of old fat guys playing slow pitch softball isn't "tedious". Skateboarding, at any age, takes way more skill. At close to 40, my old body can still a lot because things like skateboarding have kept it strong.

Go back to being fat and ugly.

Huh?

Trespass and destruction of public property are now 'getting involved in the political process'?

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No mention

There is no mention of what they tagged in the link.

You want to be specific now?

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As a lad, I did canvassing for candidates

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Also learned the knack of ringing every single bell in an apartment building, because always, always, somebody would just buzz us in without asking who we were.

But I was never much good with a canvas. Yeah, that's the answer.

Fixed.

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How is skateboarding

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any different than snowboarding, skiing, wakeboarding, surfing, mountain biking etc? Am I to assume the acceptable outdoor activity for the 30 plus crowd is golf? Give me a break. IMO you're never to old to do what you love.

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Never too old, unless...

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There's a similar cut off age for all sports and activities. You know, the beer league softball/baseball players? A little old for pretending you're Big Papi, no? Biking? Why? Are you trying out for the Tour De France? Basketball? Hockey? Skiing? Surfing? Football? Snowboarding? Swimming? What the hell is the difference? Perception, and that's about it.

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Did you say SWIMMING

64 years old and swam from Cuba to the US.

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BADASS!

Other than epic feats, well, you don't have to have some big goal to "justify" doing diddly squish - as my T-shirt says "do what you love, love what you do".

Hated Because She Was A Nun

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There's no proof Diana Nyad cheated; rather, oceanographers confirmed she was in the right place at the right time to catch a swift moving northbound current in the Gulf Stream.

Her detractors are just grumbling over sour grapes; they hate her because she used to be a nun.

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