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By adamg - 5/9/21 - 8:05 pm

Two days after somebody complained about bongo drums in Roslindale, a weary citizen files a 311 complaint about unceasing drum circles at Herter Park along the Charles River in Allston: Read more.

By adamg - 5/7/21 - 9:15 am

A sleep-deprived citizen filed a 311 complaint at 3:33 a.m. about the situation in the section of the Arboretum behind Washington Street in Roslindale near Forest Hills: Read more.

By adamg - 5/4/21 - 9:21 pm
Santa-clad frog at Tadpole Playground, Boston Common

A calendar-conscious citizen filed a 311 complaint that the frog that welcomes kids to the Tadpole Playground on the Common is still dressed like Santa:

Duckling parade is this week but the frog is still in Santa clothes at the tadpole playground.

By adamg - 5/3/21 - 9:20 am
Placard on rear windshield says car owner sucks at parking

A disgusted citizen filed a 311 complaint this morning about somebody who parked in a Waltham Street space that's supposed to be open in the mornings for drop offs at a daycare there. "I did not put the sign on their windshield," the complaint emphasizes.

By adamg - 4/24/21 - 10:42 am

An irritated citizen in the Back Bay files a 311 complaint about a helicopter, based in Norwood, whose pilot gives well off tourists tours of Boston - tourists who might be nearsighted given how close to the ground it flies - and sometimes as early as 5:30 a.m.: Read more.

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By adamg - 4/22/21 - 10:08 pm
Downed traffic light on the Jamaicaway

Passing birds can now cross.

An alarmed citizen filed a 311 report about a traffic signal on the Jamaicaway inbound at Perkins Street that crashed to the ground this afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 4/19/21 - 11:41 am

Sometimes people who file 311 complaints get frustrated when their complaints aren't handled quickly. So they'll complain again, but this time reference other neighborhoods they think is getting better treatment (in South Boston, people sometimes bring up other parts of South Boston). Some examples: Read more.

By adamg - 4/12/21 - 10:15 am

Christmas Vacation Lights Scene HD SFW

A blinded-by-the-light citizen files a 311 complaint about the new floodlights at the newish residential building at 330 Rutherford Ave.: Read more.

By adamg - 4/11/21 - 2:29 pm

Over the last few days, concerned citizens have filed 311 complaints about fireworks at Castle Island in South Boston, Charlestown High (where they burned the turf) and the Bremen Street Park and the McKay School area in East Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 4/10/21 - 11:18 am

A concerned citizen who likes walking his or her dog in Harvard's holdings off Western Avenue filed a 311 report about a coyote that chased them shortly after midnight: Read more.

By adamg - 4/8/21 - 9:24 am

Update: 311 says this isn't a 311 matter; you should call police.

A discerning citizen files a 311 complaint about a man on the other side of a window on West Broadway in South Boston:

Each day, there's a naked man who stands in the window of the condo building, facing the Broadway Bridge. He's there all the time. I don't know if this is illegal, but he's not a very attractive man. I recommend that he be given a good leaving alone.

By adamg - 4/4/21 - 9:16 pm

A Cedar Grove resident filed a 311 complaint about the "Hate / racist propaganda" complaining about "anti-whiteism" that got put on cars on his street today. Link has a photo of the thing.

By adamg - 4/1/21 - 11:44 pm

TwilightZone: Kick The Can, Season 3, Episode 21

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about men cavorting in Garvey Playground in Dorchester: Read more.

By adamg - 3/31/21 - 10:58 am
No break in barriers between outdoor patios along Hanover Street

Some North Enders have been grumbling for weeks about the loss of parking spaces along Hanover Street as restaurants ready their pandemic-inspired outdoor patios for their official opening tomorrow. One fuming citizen filed a 311 complaint this morning abut the way some of the barriers just don't stop: Read more.

By adamg - 3/15/21 - 10:27 am

A distressed citizen files a 311 complaint about the boarded-up monstrosity at Orleans and Porter streets, which was partially disassembled for a hotel that never got built, then boarded up by the new owners who say they'll be turning it into a hotel, but for reals this time: Read more.

By adamg - 3/12/21 - 9:27 am

An outraged citizen files a 311 complaint about the new "No Turn on Red" signs on Boston's shortest street, Ukraine Way, which connects Hyde Park Avenue and Washington Street at Forest Hills:

By adamg - 3/11/21 - 9:17 am

A concerned citizen files a 311 request about the rotary where Old Colony Avenue meets Preble Street and Columbia Road: Read more.

By adamg - 2/28/21 - 10:13 pm

An annoyed citizen speedily files a 311 complaint about a guy who seems to have made it his mission in life to drive his expensive Italian car around the Seaport as loudly and as often as possible, almost like a ghost from that race the mayor once wanted to have there: Read more.

By adamg - 2/19/21 - 1:45 pm

The citizen isn't always right, one Boston city worker, from BTD, we're guessing, complains.

Yesterday, at 3:43 p.m., an aggrieved citizen filed a 311 complaint about the shocking thing she saw on Tremont Street, between Rutland and West Newton streets in the South End: Read more.

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