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By adamg - 4/2/20 - 11:27 pm
Unzipped basketball hoop

A concerned citizen filed a 311 report about the situation at Murray Field in Brighton: Read more.

By adamg - 3/31/20 - 11:05 pm
Coyote

A startled citizen filed a 311 complaint about a coyote trotting along St. Alphonsus Street by Kevin Fitzgerald Park on Mission HIll 2 p.m.-ish today. No word if it was being chased by one of the increasingly ornery turkey gangs trying to take over the city.

By adamg - 3/29/20 - 11:59 am
Denuded saplings and possible porcupine lair

Denuded saplings and possible lair of the devilbeasts.

A horrified citizen has spent a couple days cataloging the damage being done to saplings in Franklin Park by what he says are porcupines on the munch - and is disputing the official city response that the damage is actually the work of "invasive rabbits," which, when you think of it, might be worse. Read more.

By adamg - 3/28/20 - 10:44 am
Basketball at Peters Park in the South End

From a complaint about Peters Park yesterday.

Mayor Walsh may be hesitating to call out the parks around Boston where people are still un-social-distancing for basketball, street hockey, doggie butt sniffing and boozie parties, but concerned citizens with the 311 app on their phone are not. Even as Walsh was merely threatening to taunt basketball-playing would-be contagion spreaders mercilessly at a press conference yesterday, the city's 311 database was filling up with pleas to do something.

Some examples: Read more.

By adamg - 3/18/20 - 10:45 am

A concerned South End citizen files a 311 complaint:

Can some sort of PSA be sent out to tell runners, etc to stop spitting on the streets. Our dogs are walking on their germs and we are all tracking them into our homes, etc.

By adamg - 3/9/20 - 9:48 am
Missing geese-crossing sign

Gone! Geese will just have to honk at cars now.

A concerned citizen filed a 311 report about the missing geese-crossing signs that used to be posted on River Street at Knight Street: Read more.

By adamg - 2/29/20 - 12:58 pm

How Rubber Bands Are Made

An exasperated citizen files a 311 complaint about rubber bands strewn all along West Cedar Street: Read more.

By adamg - 2/25/20 - 8:34 pm
Turkey pecks a Prius in Cambridge

Today, we jump across the river to Cambridge for this complaint from Appleton Street: Read more.

By adamg - 2/22/20 - 9:58 pm

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint about dead eels among the rocks by the Morrissey Boulevard drawbridge: Read more.

By adamg - 2/21/20 - 9:21 am

An outraged citizen files a 311 complaint about people running the light at Poplar and Beech streets in Roslindale, in particular a woman in an SUV around 8:30 this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 2/16/20 - 1:52 pm

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint asking the city to get rid of the horse-chestnut trees at the Eden Street park: Read more.

By adamg - 2/15/20 - 2:42 pm
Stars of David on Shawmut Avenue doors

From 311 this morning comes two reports of yellow Stars of David being spraypainted on front doors of residences on Shawmut Avenue between West Newton and West Concord streets.

I don't think there are non-nefarious reasons to spray stars of David...

By adamg - 2/14/20 - 9:44 am

A concerned citizen files a 311 report about the nighttime goings-on along Vale Street in Roxbury: Read more.

By adamg - 2/13/20 - 11:08 am
Remains of a joint in the North End

A fed up citizen filed a 311 complaint about the left-over joints now littering the streets of the North End:

My dog has been eating remains of joints on the street and getting high. Please help keep clean. I found this joint in his mouth.

By adamg - 2/12/20 - 11:10 am
Coyote in Roxbury

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday about a sighting at Dale and Regent streets in Roxbury:

Coyote in the area. I've been living here for years. This is my first sighting in the area.

By adamg - 1/8/20 - 9:59 am
Bright light out the window in the South End

A peeved citizen files a 311 complaint about the lighthouse-bright floodlight now pouring into his or her apartment in the Troy Boston building on Traveler Street in the South End: Read more.

By adamg - 1/5/20 - 3:07 pm

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about Postal Service rubber bands strewn all over Beacon Street: Read more.

By adamg - 1/3/20 - 9:29 am
Garbage along Worcester Square in the South End

A disgusted citizen filed a 311 complaint this morning:

Scavengers ripped open residential trash all along the entirety of odd numbered side of Worcester Square.

By adamg - 1/1/20 - 6:25 pm
Crashed car at Beacon and Berkeley streets in the Back Bay

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint over what appears to be a crash early on New Year's Day at the intersection of Beacon and Berkeley streets: Read more.

By adamg - 12/29/19 - 4:31 pm
Long poem written on the side of a Back Bay building

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint about this long message scribbled on the side of a building at the corner of Gloucester Street and Commonwealth Avenue in the Back Bay.

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