The Globe reports Melissa Carino took down a Confederate flag that had been draped over the memorial to the North's first black regiment last night after State and Boston Police declined to act, each saying the other was responsible for the historic marker across from the State House.
Arturo Gossage took in the protest at the Parkman Bandstand today. Among the speakers: Cardinal Sean O'Malley.
Copyright Arturo Gossage. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.
Renee Graham wonders what happened to the marker commemorating Pope John Paul II's visit to the Common.
Firefighters had to foam down a smoking Red Line on the Longfellow Bridge just past Charles/MGH around 6 p.m. Gabriel Fishman, who captured the scene just as firefighters arrived, reports they made short work of whatever the problem was and that service seemed to start up not long after.
Teddy Kokoros couldn't help but notice this fallen tree between Cheers and the Common this morning.
Frank Kosiba watched the storm roll in from his deck in South Boston.
Elsie Kenyon, meanwhile, got to see both ends of the rainbow from the Longfellow Bridge: Read more.
A concerned citizen reports a nefarious practice:
People from outside neighborhood are bringing rubbish and paper products on Sunday for Monday pick up.
A helicopter is flying low and in circles over the area this morning. It could be a federal radiation chopper, or it could be a training exercise by the FBI and State Police. Read more.
Ryan Meador watched the clouds moving over the Charles without doing much more than looking menacing, around 6:20 p.m.
Sure, there's still snow in South Boston, but Andy Santos thinks a certain Beacon Hill resident needs a reminder winter officially ended two months ago.
Stevil was on the Common today: Read more.
Lenny Rowe watched a Storrowing that wasn't shortly after 10 a.m. today. But don't worry, traffic-jam fans: Police still shut down the road to let the trucker back up and find another way to head towards 93.
Dan Santry snapped Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plane after it had landed at Logan. Abe starts a three-day US tour with dinner tonight at John and Teresa's place at Louisburg Square. His itinerary also includes a speech at the Kennedy School across the river and a trip down to DC for a speech before Congress.