Charlestown

By - 2/5/16 - 12:31 pm
Pink flamingos in the snow

Rogue Statistician reports:

Local fauna appear to be weathering the storm well near Sullivan Square.

By - 1/29/16 - 9:13 am
Bus riders on I-93 due to smoking bus

Rachel Michaud was among the riders of a route 354 bus forced to get off in the carpool lane around 8:30 a.m.

Well, the bus started smoking and we are stranded in the carpool lane on 93S.

The T sent a relief bus to pick up the evacuees.

By - 1/28/16 - 11:53 pm
The Zakim Bridge from North Point Park in Cambridge

Nick Cosky took a walk tonight on the bridge that connects North Point Park in Cambridge with Paul Revere Park in Charlestown.

JB Parrett, meanwhile, also visited North Point Park this evening, and watched the sunset over the Museum of Science: Read more.

By - 1/28/16 - 11:52 pm

Around 11:40 p.m. outside 50 Medford St., by two guys who came up behind him, robbed him of cash, then ran into the project. He suffered a small cut to the hand. One of the suspects was white, in his mid-20s and wearing a white T-shirt.

By - 1/27/16 - 8:16 pm

Mayor Walsh's office announced tonight that Boston has signed a "Surrounding Community Agreement" that includes $68 million worth of payments to the city over the next 15 years and an effort to spend at least $20 million a year with Boston businesses over the same period.

The agreement marks the end of the city's increasingly futile court challenges to the Wynn casino on a parcel in neighboring Everett. Read more.

By - 1/25/16 - 9:27 am
Smashed car on the Zakim Bridge

Tim shows us one of the cars in a two-car crash on Leverett connector northbound around 8:30 a.m.

By - 12/28/15 - 11:27 pm

A gun-toting suspect twice managed to elude police in Charlestown tonight - first by running away from a Boston Police officer near the Navy Yard, then by apparently walking through the Orange Line tunnel from Community College to North Station, where he got up on the platform and disappeared. Read more.

By - 12/26/15 - 10:02 pm

Around 8:35 p.m. at 160 Bunker Hill St.

By - 12/22/15 - 8:26 am
Charlestown Santa Claus display

C. Carew admired the Christmas display in Thompson Square in Charlestown yesterday.

By - 12/17/15 - 10:18 am

Boston and State Police started reopening roads and ramps around Sullivan Square around 10 a.m.

Photo of the scene.

By - 12/13/15 - 2:15 pm

A citizen of the townie persuasion takes a photo of a broken-down craptastic table or bookshelf by the side of Medford Street in Charlestown and yawps:

This isn't Allston yuppies. Clean it up!

By - 12/4/15 - 10:08 am

A concerned citizen reported this morning:

What is all over the street around Sullivan Sq? It's a fine powder that's being thrown up into the air whenever making a cloud you can't see 20 feet through? Is it a chemical from a truck? There is tons of it! Please clean it up!

By - 11/22/15 - 3:22 pm
I-93 car fire

Cara and Christopher report a car fire on I-93 northbound at the Charlestown/Somerville line that can be smelled from the Community College T stop and which now has traffic backed to the tunnel.

By - 11/11/15 - 9:26 am

State Police report arresting Gary Pimentel, 20, of Charlestown, on charges he reacted to some sort of traffic conflict on an I-93 ramp by pointing a realistic-looking toy gun at another driver around 4:30 p.m. yesterday. Read more.

By - 11/2/15 - 6:27 am
Plane over Zakim Bridge in Boston

Nick Cosky was taking a long-exposure photo of the Zakim from North Point Park in Cambridge when a plane flew by last night.

By - 10/26/15 - 8:29 am

Boston Police report officers rescued a man who'd fallen off Constellation Wharf while urinating into the harbor early Saturday. Read more.

By - 10/25/15 - 1:25 pm
Reserved parking space in Charlestown

A distressed citizen complains about the new ZipCar-only parking spaces on Bunker Hill Street in Charlestown: Read more.

By - 10/23/15 - 10:02 am
Over the top Halloween thing in Charlestown

A concerned citizen is goblinsmacked over this Halloween decoration at High and School streets in Charlestown:

Halloween decorations completely blocking the sidewalk.

By - 10/4/15 - 4:58 pm

A Charlestown man who's served federal time for beating up two park rangers near the Bunker Hill Monument is in trouble with the law again - this time on charges he held up a local bank and convenience store. Read more.

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