MassDOT reports the southbound lanes on the Craigie Drawbridge between Cambridge and Boston will be re-opened to traffic on April 26.
The department says some lane restrictions will be put in place during some off hours between then and August to allow for landscaping work.
Like, say, this one, from Copley Square to Kendall Square, as described by Colleen Cunningham.
Dive and search teams from the Boston and Cambridge fire departments and State Police raced to the Charles River at the Longfellow Bridge late Friday after a woman pulled out of the water said she had thrown her kids in the water - and troopers spotted children's clothing near where she jumped. But reported that State Police discovered the children safe at home with... Read more
The Massachusetts Oyster Project, which is re-introducing the bivalves to Boston Harbor, dredges up their history in the Charles and the Mystic.
The Boston Fire Department reports a pet owner's stroll along the Charles River in Brighton almost ended in tragedy when the ice his black Labrador was walking on broke away from shore and floated out into the river around 8 p.m.
Firefighters from Engine 29, Ladder 11 and Rescue 1 responded to a 911 call from near Community Rowing. A firefighter from Ladder 11... Read more
Tristanne Lentz posts a photo of our very own Yellow River and wonders why.
MassDOT reports on the slightly less creaky Craigie Bridge, which will be partially shut off again sometime early next year for more repairs.
Sure, there are the annoying people on the T and the panhandlers and the outrageous cost of an apartment, but Elliot Haney reports there's nothing like a run on the Esplanade in the fall to make you appreciate Boston:
Running in a city is unlike running anywhere else. There is such an energy here, that it may almost be worth the cost. I feel... Read more