The Coast Guard teamed up with Boston fire and police marine units to rescue five kayakers who found themselves in some sort of trouble in Dorchester Bay off Castle Island shortly after 3 p.m. today; initial reports said one might have wound up in the water. John Duffill reports the marine units got all five out OK.
Nick Cosky watched the strawberry moon over Spectacle Island and Pleasure Bay this evening.
Boston Fire, Boston Police and Coast Guard crews all responded to the Dorchester Yacht Club off Savin Hill today on a report of a possible oil spill.
But then they realized the stuff was actually pollen, probably washed down from I-93. A yacht-club worker said the pollen spills have happened before.
Stanley Staco reports Boston and Quincy firefighters started searching the Neponset River Bridge - and the river under it - shortly after 8 p.m. They are now searching the water past the bridge in Dorchester Bay
Megs was among the drivers who got stuck in the resulting traffic jam at Neponset Circle.
Eileen Murphy captured some boats moored off South Boston tonight.
Eileen Murphy watched the moon rise over the Farragut statue in South Boston.
Eileen Murphy captured some dirty Dotbergs washed up at Port Norfolk today.
RoadTrip New England watched the L Street Brownies get ready for a bracing run through 27-degree air into Dorchester Bay this morning.
Boston Police report rescuing two guys who both managed to fall out of their kayaks in Dorchester Bay yesterday afternoon.
Harbor Unit Officers were directed by officers on land to two victims clinging to a mooring ball approximately 150 yards off M Street Beach. Officers were able to pull them into the boat. The two male victims, ages 52 and 49, were taken to Berth 10 and met by EMS to be transported to Massachusetts Hospital and treated for hypothermia.
Yesterday, Deirdre showed us the electronic signboard on the southbound side of Morrissey Boulevard. As you can see above, the signage on the northbound side of the road is a bit different, even if part of the same general theme.
So beware of Morrissey Boulevard between now and the 26th.
The view across Dorchester Bay towards Squantum around 2:20 p.m.
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