They're doing a little cruise to promote some petty officers to chief.
Ed Wines, however, is not impressed: Funny, I have set house condition SCOTCH and WINE at my house.
McDaniel's brother, Joseph, was shot to death in 2003 in Framingham.
The Atlantic Beer Garden found itself before the Boston Licensing Board this morning to explain why somebody jumped off its roof while holding a fake Stanley Cup on June 18.
It faces an additional hearing for another incident within the past month in which another man eating dinner on a waterside deck... Read more
Mike Ball reports on the annual Fort Warren encampment by 54th Massachusetts re-enactors yesterday. With photos.
A perplexed visitor inquires:
About 15 or so years ago, I was in Boston, maybe by the Aquarium, and noticed a statue in the harbor, kind of on the wall at the edge, of a sailor climbing out of the water. As the tide comes in, the body (statue) is covered and at high tide all you see is a hand reaching up. Do you... Read more
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