CommonWealth reviews the progress Boston has made to replace the bridge to the one-time substance-abuse and homeless programs on the island, finds there is none; the bridge is no longer even on a city list of upcoming capital projects.
Mayor Walsh vowed to replace the bridge after it was shut in October, 2014, after decades of neglect.
Crusty N Confused watched the fog roll in this morning.
Scott Cluett shows us Boston Harbor from up in the air over the South Shore this morning.
Alexander Williams, 26, will have to perform 200 hours of community service at a rehabilitation center as part of his sentence for his role in the way a passenger on his party boat lost her right arm in 2015, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Around 8:30 p.m. on the northern side of Lovells Island. The Coast Guard, the BPD harbor unit and the State Police marine unit all responded. Boston Police ferried the two people on board back to terra firma.
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.
The Globe reports the Trustees of Reservations are looking for a waterfront parcel on which to build a major new park.
— Jen richard (@Jenboston) March 21, 2017
Jen Richard videoed this in Fort Point Channel by the Tea Party Museum this morning. The New England Aquarium confirms it was a harbor porpoise.
Esplanade dock gets fat, sassy visitor.
Matt Frank watched the sun go down over Boston Harbor and the Zakim Bridge this evening.
Roving UHub photographer Ynckay spotted this boat lying on Short Beach in Winthrop this morning.
The idea of a seawall with giant gates to let in ships - that would close in advance of a major storm - first came up in a list of possibilities in a city report on preparing Boston for rising seas. The Globe reports several professors are spending a year studying the practicalities and costs of what would be one of the world's largest seawalls.
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