Boston Harbor

By - 12/13/17 - 10:37 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports state transportation officials are looking at possible routes for a ferry that would shuttle between the downtown/North End side of the Harbor, the South Boston Waterfront and the East Boston/Charlestown side of the briny shallow. The exact routes and stops are still under study.

By - 12/8/17 - 9:33 am
Ship berthed at Conley Terminal in South Boston

Rick Macomber covers the waterfront:

The Helsinki Bridge cargo ship was towed by tugboats tonight from Boston outer harbor back to Conley Pier in South Boston after being torn away in the wind storm on Tuesday.

By - 12/5/17 - 12:22 pm
King Tide on Long Wharf

Kate Adams watched a reporter doing a report during today's king tide on Long Wharf. So what happens when one of the tides coincides with a nor'easter?

By - 12/4/17 - 9:04 am
Orange sunrise over Boston Harbor

Christine Sullivan watched the sun come up over Long Wharf and Boston Harbor.

By - 11/21/17 - 9:41 am
Holiday lighting at Christopher Columbus Park

Juliana watched the annual holiday lighting of the trellis in Christopher Columbus Park last night.

By - 11/1/17 - 10:39 am
Sunrise over Boston Harbor

Tim Colby captured the sunrise this morning.

By - 10/23/17 - 8:54 pm
Fog on Long Wharf on Boston Harbor

S&S Consulting walked along an "ever so ghostly and melancholy" Long Wharf in the fog tonight.

Earlier:
The day started in a fog as well.

By - 10/20/17 - 10:58 am
USS Constitution in the water

Tamas K-L got a good view of the USS Constitution on its first voyage since getting out of drydock.

By - 10/20/17 - 8:46 am
Sunrise over Boston Harbor

Hood Will Hunting watched the sun come up from Long Wharf this morning.

By - 10/7/17 - 6:27 pm
Sunset over Roxbury

Celtkicks got to watch the sun go down over Roxbury.

Stephen Yale watched the progression of colors over downtown from East Boston: Read more.

By - 10/5/17 - 10:33 am
Raising the King Triton in Boston Harbor

Justin Thompson - and a lot of other people - watched a crew raising the King Triton from the briny shallow near the Northern Avenue Bridge where it sank on Tuesday.

"The cause of the sinking is under investigation," the Coast Guard reports.

By - 10/5/17 - 9:17 am
Sunrise over Boston Harbor

Christine Sullivan watched the sun come up over Boston Harbor this morning.

By - 10/4/17 - 1:54 pm
King Triton, a barge that sank where Fort Point Channel meets Boston Harbor

The Curse of the Northern Avenue Bridge strikes again: Lauri Howe Barrett shows us the King Triton, a former buoy tender that sank near the decrepit old bridge the other day.

By - 10/3/17 - 8:09 am

All boarded up and ready to go.

The Globe reports the Secretary of State's office, which oversees historical stuff in Massachusetts, has given its OK to remove a Georges Island memorial to the Confederate soldiers and sailors who died while prisoners there during the Civil War. DCR had boarded up the marker earlier this year.

By - 10/1/17 - 11:47 am

Steve Annear reports on that guy who traversed Boston Harbor in a giant pumpkin today - with some help from an outboard motor he attached to the gourd.

By - 9/30/17 - 9:50 am
Rain and sun at sunrise

KMV watched the sunriseshower over Boston Harbor this morning (see lightning over Nahant).

John got stuck in the parking lot that Rte. 1A in East Boston became due to flooding and a crash: Read more.

By - 9/28/17 - 7:56 pm
Cool sunset

Rob Littlefield watched the sun go down over Boston this evening.

Matt Frank, also watched the sun go down, over downtown Boston from a Chelsea shipyard: Read more.

By - 9/24/17 - 8:41 pm
Water sunset

John Gage watched the sun go down this evening.

By - 9/16/17 - 9:02 pm
Boat on fire

The Coast Guard reports fireboats from both BFD and Massport, as well as one of its own vessels, rushed to a boat that erupted in flames in the harbor this evening. No injuries. Read more.