Boston Harbor

By - 6/3/15 - 8:13 am
Chairs on Georges Island

Once upon a time, before the rains came, like last week, Photographynatalia visited Georges Island in Boston Harbor.

Copyright Photographynatalia. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 6/1/15 - 12:23 pm

Benjamin Urbelis, 33, of Charlestown, had bail set at $75,000 at his arraignment today on charges of operating a boat while under the influence causing serious bodily injury, negligent operation of a boat and operating a motorboat without a legally required identification number, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 5/31/15 - 8:39 am

The Herald reports on an incident last night involving a woman who fell overboard, the boat's propeller and the allegedly drunken operator of the boat, the 29-foot Naut Guilty.

The Coast Guard reports the woman fell around 7:40 p.m. off Spectacle Island. She was transported to Mass. General.

By - 5/25/15 - 9:07 pm

WCVB reports the Navy's Blue Angels will fly over Boston Harbor twice around noon.

By - 5/2/15 - 12:30 am

Shortly after midnight. Arriving firefighters fairly quickly got him out of the water and into a boat, to await EMTs - who also had to help a firefighter injured in the rescue effort.

By - 4/25/15 - 6:15 am
Zakim Bridge as seen from Lovejoy Wharf

On Thursday, Greg MacKay took what he thinks might be the first night photograph of the Zakim Bridge from the newly re-opened Lovejoy Wharf.

Copyright Greg MacKay. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 4/19/15 - 7:53 am
Orange sunset over Boston Harbor

Dan Santry watched the sunset from Deer Island yesterday.

By - 4/17/15 - 7:26 am reports the walkway under the North End side of the bridge has reopened, after several years of being closed.

By - 4/15/15 - 8:59 am
Fishing boats at the Boston Fish Pier

With some time to spare after licensing-board hearings, and with decentish temperatures yesterday, I wandered along the South Boston waterfont, where, in addition to what seemed like every single construction worker in New England putting up new towers, one could also see glimpses of what used to be.

By - 3/23/15 - 11:21 am

Brad Tatum videoed the contractor's explosion that took out three segments of the Long Island bridge around 11 a.m.

Virgil, quick come see, there goes the Robert E., no, wait, that's the Long Island bridge

By - 3/21/15 - 1:36 pm

Paul Nutting took in the Save the Harbor Cupid Splash in South Boston today.

By - 3/10/15 - 7:30 am
Boston Harbor at sunrise with a plane taking off

Tim Colby watched a plane take off over Boston Harbor this morning.

By - 3/9/15 - 7:56 am
Sunrise over Boston Harbor

Tim Colby watched the sun come up over Boston Harbor and the waterfront this morning. Despite the old weather rhyme, the National Weather Service predicts sunny skies today and tomorrow.

Eileen Murphy also watched the sun rise to meet the day over South Boston:

By - 2/25/15 - 8:21 am
Part of the Long Island bridge floats through Boston Harbor

Paul Nutting got to his office early this morning and got to see part of the Long Island bridge floating through Boston Harbor as crews work to take down the current span so it can be replaced one of these years.

Nick Cimetti got a closeup shot of the bridge segment under full steam:

By - 2/21/15 - 10:23 am
British ship leaves Boston Harbor in canal dug through ice

This print, from the BPL archives, shows a British steamer leaving Boston Harbor through ice, thanks to local merchants:

By - 2/18/15 - 4:46 pm
Boston Harbor

A concerned citizen in Charlestown who might possibly not realize that Boston Harbor drains into this giant ocean demands the city stop this snow dumping into the harbor forthwith:

Harbor almost flooding. Please stop allowing snow in harbor. I don't want our homes flooded.

The city marked the case closed as "noted."

By - 2/13/15 - 4:03 pm
Ferry and icebreaker

Photo by MBTA.

In Karhide, on the planet Gethen, ferry voyages always include an icebreaker sent ahead.

In Hingham harbor, as well.