Ward's Pond is the small, hidden away pond across Perkins Street from Jamaica Pond on the JP/Brookline line. Read more.
Kristin Foley surveyed the carnage on Cummings Road this morning.
Erin Larson asks:
Any insight into the odd tree in the Boston Common? I don't recall seeing it last week...
Gypsy moth caterpillars, which earlier this year seemed on their way to mercilessly munch their way through our tree canopies in the second year of the worst outbreak since the early 1980s, have instead been dying in huge numbers in recent weeks, UMass Amherst's Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment reports. Read more.
Jerry David reports this tree behind his Newton home cracked in half and fell - somehow coming down in the narrow space between two garages.
A tree that the wind helped convince to obey the law of gravity near Brookline Hills is causing "moderate" delays on the Riverside Line, the MBTA reports.
Arlington Police report a woman out for a walk with her young son was hit in the head by a falling tree limb at Bellevue and Morton roads shortly after 3 p.m.
The woman, 29, was taken to a local hospital and is expected to survive, police say, adding her son, 3, was not injured. The tree also took down a transformer and power lines. Read more.
Around 7 p.m. at 32 Merriam St.
VFW Parkway is shut in both directions near where it starts/ends at Centre Street due to a large tree that has gone horizontal.
A concerned citizen files a complaint that somebody is going around the North End vandalizing trees, such as this one on Fulton Street, which looks like it's had its bark peeled off.
Brighton Center has long been plagued by the Brighton tree ninja, who keeps trying to kill local trees, which for some reason offend him.
Adam Castiglioni admired the foliage today in Leventhal Park in Post Office Square.
Today was a good day for a walk through the Arnold Arboretum. I wandered the path around Peters Hill, on the Roslindale side. Read more.
Darryll J. Fernald shows us the tree that has blocked Lamartine Street at Green this morning.
Arborway project chronicler Clay Harper shows us the first new trees to be planted along the roadway - 16-to-18 foot elms. MassDOT plans call for 560 trees to be planted along the new surface roads - or about 400 more than were there when the Casey Overpass still hulked along.
Roving UHub photographer Frank Kosiba spotted this reminder of the overnight thunderstorms on K Street in South Boston.
For a more immediate view of nature's fury, take a look at this amazing photo of lightning crashing down around Graves Light during one of the storms.
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