Winthrop

By - 6/6/17 - 11:02 am
Baby Bella memorial at Deer Island

Maria M. walked around Deer Island this past weekend and paused at the Bella Bond memorial, paid for by workers at the MWRA plant and placed near where the little girl's body washed up in 2015.

The plaque reads: Read more.

By - 3/15/17 - 3:07 pm
Beached boat in Winthrop after storm

Roving UHub photographer Ynckay spotted this boat lying on Short Beach in Winthrop this morning.

By - 2/22/17 - 7:43 pm

Mike Anderson points us to an item in the latest Winthrop Transcript police blotter:

Reporting party called in stating there is a duck on a roof of a car having difficulty flying. She then called back stating it is a dog and is with its owner.

Michael Page, meanwhile, points us to an item from Hingham about the beasts in somebody's basement.

By - 2/10/17 - 1:44 pm

Rachelle Dee Bond, whose dead 2-year-old daughter, Bella, washed up on the shore of Deer Island in June, 2015, today pleaded guilty to charges of being an accessory after the fact to the girl's murder and larceny over $250 by false pretenses after continuing to acceept public-assistance payments for her even after her death, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

By - 1/23/17 - 10:48 pm
By - 12/29/16 - 1:03 pm

Prevailing sentiment in progressive haunts is “2016, don’t let the door hit you on the way out.” Between a stressful election season, acts of terror, and the crisis in Syria, many of us will be glad to see the calendar page turn on Sunday night. Still, to every cloud there is a silver lining, and at least when it comes to tackling climate change in the US, Massachusetts was a bright spot amidst the clouds of 2016.

By - 12/9/16 - 8:58 am

James D. watched the sun come up over Winthrop this morning.

By - 12/2/16 - 8:54 am
Sunrise over Winthrop

James D. watched the sun come up over Winthrop Beach this morning.

By - 11/2/16 - 1:48 pm

The Jamaica Plain News let the four candidates for the obscure job explain why they deserve the six-figure salary: Margherita Ciampa-Coyne; Joe Donnelly; John Keith; Steve Murphy.

By - 10/3/16 - 9:31 am

Banker & Tradesman says John Keith is the best person to take over the normally obscure office of Suffolk County Register of Deeds.

A seasoned Boston real estate agent, Keith has a general familiarity with how the Registry operates and seems genuinely eager to learn what he doesn’t know.

Read more.

By - 9/23/16 - 8:48 am

Politico reports that while Suffolk County Register of Deeds candidate John Keith had Keytar Bear at his formal campaign kickoff this week, Steve Murphy had no clue who Keytar Bear was. Read more.

By - 9/10/16 - 8:21 pm
Sunset over Winthrop.

Teresa Polhemus watched the sun go down this evening from Winthrop.

Jesse Talbot watched the sunset in Allston: Read more.

By - 9/6/16 - 2:24 pm

The Globe profiles the five candidates who show up at candidate forums - Katie Forde, Stephanie Everett, Mike Mackan, Jeffrey Ross and Paul Nutting - and the two who couldn't be bothered, so why waste time mentioning their names?

Whoever wins will face three independents in November.

Ed note: The primary is this Thursday. Yes, it's an oddball date that probably only benefits one of the candidates who doesn't really want to deal with forums.

By - 7/23/16 - 6:49 pm
Storm moving in over Boston

It looked like a killer death storm was about to swallow up Boston late this afternoon. That John Gage was able to post this photo strongly suggests it didn't.

It did, however, get pretty intense in places such as Chelsea and Melrose: Read more.

By - 7/17/16 - 12:55 pm

Lauren asks:

Is there anywhere in Boston (or even Winthrop or Revere) to get soft serve ice cream?

By - 7/16/16 - 11:47 am

The federal government this week sued Eversource and the MWRA because, it alleges, an electrical cable from South Boston to Deer Island is in the way of the harbor dredging the government wants to do. Read more.

By - 7/6/16 - 12:07 pm
Dog on a paddleboard in Boston Harbor

John Gage spotted this pair in the harbor off Deer Island this morning.

By - 7/3/16 - 11:17 am

A man involved in a fistfight at a Revere Street home overnight returned with some friends - only to discover his opponent had a rifle, which he fired - Winthrop Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office report. Read more.

By - 4/29/16 - 1:34 pm
Swan and baby swans at Deer Island

John Gage observed a swan flotilla at Deer Island today.