Charles River

By - 10/23/17 - 10:09 am
Geese over the Charles River regatta

Stevil took in the Head of the Charles Regatta yesterday - as did some geese.

Copyright Stevil. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 8/29/17 - 8:17 am

Todd Cosentino reports one of the advantages of early-morning bike commuting is the view from the BU Bridge. Read more.

By - 8/2/17 - 12:54 am

Yeah, yeah, but the state really means it this time: The Charles River Basin is full of toxic cyanobacteria, which could make you feel pretty bad - and kill your dog, so be especially careful to keep Fido away from the water.

The state warning went into effect Tuesday.

More info on cyanobacteria from the state.

By - 7/30/17 - 6:44 pm
People and dogs on Charles River paddle boards

Chris watched two people on paddle boards with dogs along the Allston shoreline today.

By - 7/9/17 - 10:18 am
Dawn over the Citgo sign

Ryan Murphy got up early on a Sunday to watch the sun come up.

By - 7/6/17 - 12:23 am
Sunset over the Charles River

John Gage watched the sunset over the Charles River on Wednesday.

By - 6/26/17 - 8:57 pm
Interesting clouds over Cambridge

J. Nathan Matias watched the clouds over the Charles and MIT in Cambridge this afternoon. Read more.

By - 6/10/17 - 9:10 pm
Sunset over the Charles River

Johnmcboston watched the sun go down over Cambridge and the Charles from an Esplanade dock.

By - 5/23/17 - 3:04 pm

MassLive.com reports Boston Police Commissioner William Evans says young men need to be more careful when they drink in a city surrounded by water, not worry about a serial killer.

Earlier:
All the drowning victims the press and the public don't much care about.

By - 5/19/17 - 5:39 pm

This afternoon near the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

UPDATE: Preliminary investigation shows no evidence of foul play, the DA's office reports.

By - 4/26/17 - 9:41 am
Foggy Charles River

Patrick McMahon looked out over the Charles this morning and didn't see much.

Other people looked out and up, too: Read more.

By - 4/19/17 - 9:40 am

Watertown News reports an Everett guy who led police on a car chase, jumped out of his car and into the Charles River last night, but proved unable to elude state troopers, local police, a helicopter and search dog. He's scheduled for arraignment this morning in Waltham District Court.

By - 4/16/17 - 2:12 pm

UPDATE, 6:30 p.m.: WFXT reports the body was that of Michael Kelleher, 23, of Southborough.

State Police report they recovered "the deceased body of an adult male" around 9:10 a.m. from the Charles by the locks after a bypasser alerted them.

A preliminary identification has been made but official confirmation of that identification is pending. Until that time, State Police will not release the victim's identity.

Earlier this month, State Police searched that part of the Charles in a search for Michael Kelleher of Southborough, last seen after a Celtics game at the Garden in March.

By - 4/13/17 - 9:09 am
Jeune

UPDATE: State Police report Jeune was found safe and "in good condition" at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth.

State troopers in boats searched the Charles River this morning for Tamika Danielle Jeune after her ID, wallets and shoes were found on the riverbank.

However, State Police report they don't think she wound up in the river. Instead, they're asking anybody who might know where she is to contact them at 617-740-7544. Read more.

By - 4/5/17 - 9:10 am
State Police divers on the Charles River

Kristin MacDougall spotted a State Police dive team this morning.

Divers searched the area on Monday looking for evidence related to last week's disappearance of Michael Kelleher of Southborough.

By - 4/4/17 - 1:57 pm

The Globe writes today that since 2009, at least 11 bodies have been recovered from the water surrounding Boston and that the last one was that of Zachary Marr, whose body was found in the Charles near North Station a month after he disappeared from a downtown bar.

The Globe is wrong on both counts. Read more.

By - 4/3/17 - 8:13 pm
Sunset over the Charles River

Mark Novak wasn't alone in enjoying the sunset over the Charles River this evening.

By - 4/3/17 - 12:23 pm

UPDATED, 6:05 p.m.

State Police report troopers searched the Charles in the area of the dam and under the Zakim today as part of the search of Michael Kelleher, 23, of Southborough, but that they found nothing. Read more.

By - 4/2/17 - 7:02 pm
Clouds over 128

Alyssa Hiller snapped the skies over 128 near Rte. 2 this afternoon (no, she was not the driver).

Mitchell spotted a similarly amazing scene along the Charles River about 30 minutes west of Boston: Read more.