Boston Harbor

By - 12/9/18 - 2:20 pm
Santa Claus gets out of helicopter in the North End

Adam Castiglioni watched Santa land in the North End today.

Jessica Kent watched his descent:

By - 12/5/18 - 5:28 pm

The Coast Guard reports a Quincy Police crew found a barge that capsized Sunday morning just north of one of the main shipping channels into Boston Harbor, about two miles south of Nahant, near the entrance to the harbor. Read more.

By - 12/3/18 - 9:10 am

The Coast Guard is urging mariners piloting ships into Boston Harbor to be extra careful this morning due to a barge that may have sunk somewhere near two of the main approaches into the port: Read more.

By - 11/30/18 - 9:03 am

A researcher at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute reports Boston Harbor is now so clean that he hasn't found any flounders with liver tumors there since 2004. Back in the bad old days when raw sewage routinely flowed into the harbor, flounders would show up with liver tumors.

By - 11/29/18 - 2:25 pm

Boston Police alert us that between 8:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. both tomorrow and Saturday, the Navy will have cannons blasting and fighter jets zooming over the Reserved Channel to help celebrate the formal commissioning of the USS Thomas Hudner.

The ship is named after Fall River native Thomas Hudner, who was awarded the Medal of Honor for crash landing his fighter jet in Korea in 1950 in an attempt to save another pilot who had been shot down by the Chinese.

By - 11/24/18 - 12:12 pm

Boston Police report officers from the Harbor Patrol Unit rescued a man spotted in the cold water off Long Wharf around 5:20 p.m. yesterday. Read more.

By - 11/23/18 - 6:28 pm
Sunset from Nut Island in Quincy

Marc Hurwitz braved the cold at Nut Island to watch the sun go down this evening.

By - 11/21/18 - 5:58 pm
Atlantic Beer Garden gets torn down

Neil watched the Atlantic Beer Garden come down this morning to make way for one of those trendy waterfront residential towers. Read more.

By - 11/13/18 - 12:04 pm

Boston Harbor Hotel managers said today they will no longer allow members of the public onto a dock on which it offers live musical performances after an August incident in which a couple fell off the dock into the briny shallow - ironically while dancing to the theme song from the movie "Footloose." Read more.

By - 11/5/18 - 11:42 am
Copter Recon Unit

Mass. EMA and State Police report troopers, local police and the National Guard will be doing training exercises this week in locations that will include Boston Harbor and Gillette Stadium.

Read more.

By - 11/5/18 - 8:57 am
Sunrise over the Public Garden

Rick Macomber up and about in the Public Garden at sunrise this morning.

Christine Sullivan had a ringside seat for the sunrise over Boston Harbor: Read more.

By - 10/21/18 - 1:56 pm

The city announced today it's won $2.5 million worth of planning help from the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge to reduce local carbon emissions by encouraging more energy-efficient commercial and institutional buildings and increasing non-car commuting options. Read more.

By - 10/17/18 - 1:31 pm
The Lovells Island Oil House

Built in 1903 the Lovells Island Oil House is the last remaining fragment of it's kind in Boston's Harbor. Tells more about the Oil House and our story can also be found

By - 10/15/18 - 9:19 am
Sunrise over Boston Harbor with a plane taking off

Christine Sullivan watched a plane rise from Logan as the sun rose behind it.

By - 10/6/18 - 8:17 am
Sunrise over Boston Harbor

Christine Sullivan watched the sunrise over Boston Harbor this morning.

By - 9/23/18 - 7:20 pm
Sunset from Belle Isle Seafood

Miniature Buddha watched the sunset this evening from Belle Isle Seafood on the Winthrop/East Boston line.

Rob Littlefield, got a closer view of the Back Bay during the sunset: Read more.

By - 9/20/18 - 9:37 am

The East Boston Time-Free Press reports the airline wants to offer seaplane service to New York. Cape Air first proposed the idea in 2016.

By - 9/16/18 - 1:35 pm
Harbor Islands in the mist

Brian K. Sullivan gazed out to sea across Boston Harbor this morning.