Five years ago, Rodrique Ngowi interviewed a worker and program director at the Boston Public Health Commission's farm on Long Island - beyond the food, the farm helped shelter residents learn work and life skills.
The Globe reports:
The decision to allow the b.good restaurant chain to take over Bostonâ€™s only city-owned farm - at no cost, and without seeking other proposals - has enraged its former managers, who view the new arrangement as a violation of the public trust and a waste of scarce urban community farmland.
Also: City no longer committed to re-opening the bridge.
Shortly before 10 p.m., police were alerted to a woman swimming in Boston Harbor off Maverick Square. Arriving officers determined she was OK, but she refused their entreaties to swim towards them and get out of the water. Before the BPD harbor patrol could arrive, however, she decided to listen to them and swam to shore. EMS was requested for an evaluation.
The federal government this week sued Eversource and the MWRA because, it alleges, an electrical cable from South Boston to Deer Island is in the way of the harbor dredging the government wants to do. Read more.
John Gage spotted this pair in the harbor off Deer Island this morning.
Neil the roving UHub photographer noticed yesterday a prime waterfront location by the side of Long Wharf was all full up for the night.
National Park Service Ranger Giles Parker alerts us to fireworks between 9 and 10 p.m. over Georges Island.
Nick Cosky watched the strawberry moon over Spectacle Island and Pleasure Bay this evening.
John Gage shows us the difference in scale between a Coast Guard cutter at the North End base and a couple of kayaks in Boston Harbor.
Follow Cookie watched a boat doing donuts in the inner harbor this morning.
Adam Castiglioni noticed this floating helipad docked by Long Wharf today.
On Tuesday, police and Aquarium biologists investigated the remains of a basking shark in the Reserve Channel. This morning, Nichole spotted what appeared to be the same shark floating in the water off the JFK Library on Columbia Point.
When Scott Eisen went out into Boston Harbor today, he took his drone with him.
Capt. John Greland went along with the marine unit and Aquarium folks to recover a large dead shark this morning.