Jim Bishop admits he found it surreal to see a man standing on the Charles River today.
Mary Ellen spotted this skater on the Charles River at Millennium Park in West Roxbury a couple days ago.
Authorities, of course, recommend not skating on the Charles.
Daniel Brim watched the sun go down today after a frigid Back Bay and a frozen Charles River.
Adam Castiglioni reports Fort Point Channel is freezing up.
The mouth of the Neponset was pretty icy along the rotting pilings near the Venezia in Port Norfolk today. There was still a fair amount of open water out in the center of the river.
Geese, ducks and coots congregated in what appeared to be the last remaining bit of open water on Jamaica Pond, at the north end, this morning. Some birds remained aloof: Two swans seemed to prefer their space out on the ice rather than sharing it with their cousins, as did a flock of seagulls. Read more.
Boston Attitude shows us the hunk of tree that fell on a car parked near the State House on Beacon Hill this afternoon.
Cars and trucks crashed and people walking on sidewalks plunged to the ground across the Boston area overnight and this morning. Read more.
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that a man who had a criminal charge dismissed should not have been then locked up to await federal officials who wanted him deported. Read more.
RTÉ reports ICE raided a Quincy apartment last week and put two Irish nationals into custody. One was released "pending the outcome of a visa application which he had already submitted prior to his detection," but the other, who was facing an OUI charge, was transported to the Suffolk County House of Correction, where he could sit for several weeks pending a hearing on being deported.
Tom Griffiths shows us the scene on a North Station-area street this morning:
The ice is amused by your "caution."
A roving UHub photographer was kind of astounded, and a bit alarmed, at the size of the icicles hanging off on building in Hancock Village on the West Roxbury/Brookline line.
Alexis Deise peered down the stairs at the Newtonville stop on the Worcester Line this morning.
At 7:45 a.m., there were delays on numerous lines due to mechanical problems, "late turn of equipment" and, of course, train traffic.
Kosta wishes he were a roving UHub photographer, but this morning he's an immobile UHub photographer at Logan. He filed this photo of a de-icing crew around 10 a.m. from the plane he's been sitting in since 5 a.m.
From the road, Jamaica Pond still looks very much like a giant field of ice. But get out of the car and walk around and you'll see water around the edges - along with ducks, geese and even the odd fisherman enjoying the new liquid.
On the north side of the pond, a drainage pipe pouring into the pond has created a sort of river that has split the ice from one side of the pond to the other:
A seagull hangs out on the ice, near the "river:"
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