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.
Chris watched two people on paddle boards with dogs along the Allston shoreline today.
Ryan Murphy got up early on a Sunday to watch the sun come up.
John Gage watched the sunset over the Charles River on Wednesday.
Johnmcboston watched the sun go down over Cambridge and the Charles from an Esplanade dock.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mark Novak wasn't alone in enjoying the sunset over the Charles River this evening.
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