Does the city respond faster to 311 requests if you wave to the camera? Here's the latest example of people in their complaint photos, in this case, a couple of folks who want a Handicap Parking sign moved one door down on Sumner Street in East Boston.
Wait for it, wait for it ... BOOM! A truck whose driver was too busy setting the standard for food distribution excellence wiped out spectacularly at Westwood's infamous East Street train bridge yesterday. Video by Westwood PD.
A bad crash on the Jamaicway between Perkins and Castleton around 11:15 a.m., had firefighters getting out the Jaws of Life to get two people out. Then police and firefighters discovered a long oil slick that forced them to shut the road between Perkins up towards Rte. 9 so it could be cleaned up.
Emily Ferrier asks:
Anyone have a recommendation for a body shop (Subaru fender bender fixer upper) in Roslindale/JP/West Rox?
Clay Harper shows us the last full span still up on what used to be the Casey Overpass in Forest Hills, over South Street.
Julio Salado happened upon this SUV inside Nana's Hair Braiding on Huntington Avenue at South Huntington around 10:45 a.m.
This is the scene on Cottage Street in East Boston tonight. Kevin Tremko swears those are BWSC workers figuring out how to repair the damage from tonight's water-main break, but it's hard not to imagine it's really scientists trying to figure out what to do about some unspeakable horror unleashed on the unsuspecting neighborhood in a 1950s horror movie.
Mayor Walsh wants to crack down on misbehaving scooter and ATV drivers, who he says have created "a notorious atmosphere of criminal and other disturbing activity so elevated as to endanger the common good and general welfare of the city." Read more.
Boston Police are continuing to investigate an incident early Sunday in which a car wound up in Boston Harbor mud at the end of Sumner and Marginal streets in East Boston. Read more.
Cambridge is trying something different with a dedicated bicycle lane on the newly repaved Binney Street between Land Boulevard and Third Street: Bright green lanes and dedicated left-turn boxes, which, of course, nobody has ever seen around here.
The Charles River Transportation Management Association explains how to use the new turn boxes, designed to left bicyclists turn left with less danger: Read more.