Scott Eisen, who was fishing nearby, reports the boat "disintegrated when hitting large wave at high speed."
The Coast Guard reports the boat flipped over, sending its occupants into the water:
One Good Samaritan jumped in from another vessel to assist and aided the injured boat operator until local responders arrived.
Both people were rushed to Hull, where one was pronounced dead, the... Read more
NorthEndWaterfront.com reports on a soused swimmer who evaded the dozen or so rescue craft that went in search of him when he jumped into Boston Harbor, then climbed out and ran away.
Nobody's taken responsibility for a jet-fuel spill last fall that ended a decades-long clamming tradition, the East Boston Times-Free Press reports.
NorthEndWaterfront.com posts video of last night's Parade of Lights in Boston Harbor.
NorthEndWaterfront.com reports a Suffolk Superior Court judge has overturned the state's permit for turning the shelter at the end of Long Wharf into a seafood restaurant.
The state Department of Environmental Protection, which has oversight because of the location on the waterfront, and the Boston Redevelopment Authority, which owns the shelter, want to lease it to restaurant operator Michael Conlon. A group of ten... Read more
Boston Police report a lobsterman helped rescue some boaters swamped by the onslaught of yesterday afternoon's driving thunderstorm.
According to police, waves whipped up by the storm capsized the boat around 5:45 p.m. at the Reserve Channel by the Conley Terminal, as it was on its way to India Wharf. The lobsterman, not identified by police, took on the soaked mariners while a Boston... Read more
I happened to be walking by Long Wharf yesterday when I looked out at the harbor and saw this huge ship heading toward the Tobin. LNG tanker! They're kind of amazing to see, so I started walking at a good pace down... Read more
Post updated at 12:30 p.m.
A stubborn wharf fire that erupted around 5 a.m. sent five firefighters to the hospital and did an estimated $3 million in damage to... Read more
A lawsuit by North End residents has tied up a proposed restaurant at the end of Long Wharf for so long the... Read more
Boston Police report arresting three men on charges they tried to abscond with copper wire from a public-health facility on Long Island.
Mike Zampitella, 43, of Quincy, Jarrod Hurley, 36, of Abington and Scott Otto, 44, of Boston, were arrested around 8:30 a.m. on Monday after, police say, they were unable to account for all the copper wiring in the back of their pickup truck.... Read more
Boston Police report the body of a 36-year-old man was pulled out of the Reserve Channel by Summer Street and Pappas Way around noon today. A preliminary investigation found no obvious signs of trauma on the body, police say.