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By adamg - 9/13/19 - 8:53 am

The Charlestown Patriot-Bridge reports the owner of the Bunker Hill Street restaurant wants to retire and hopes to replace the restaurant with a three-unit building that he'd live in.

By adamg - 8/26/19 - 7:13 am

Ten-minute delays on the Orange Line in both directions, the T says.

By adamg - 8/19/19 - 11:55 am
Red Arrows over Boston Harbor

AgentSarcasm got to watch the RAF Red Arrows from a Charlestown wharf.

By adamg - 8/15/19 - 9:06 pm
Smoke rising from Tobin car fire

Smoke rising from flaming car. Photo by Michael Schneider.

Boston and Chelsea firefighters responded to the Boston-bound side of the Tobin Bridge shortly after 9 p.m. after a car burst into flames. Read more.

By adamg - 8/10/19 - 5:26 pm
Box and dog

One of the boxes on a Cambridge bench yesterday while guarded by Bronson.

UPDATE: Group that says it's based in Rome takes responsibility.

Bomb squads from both Boston and Cambridge Police today recovered small metal boxes with taped "Open Me" notes on the side as the departments urged the public to be cautious and to call 911 if they found more. Read more.

By adamg - 8/7/19 - 12:48 pm
Paddling across Boston Harbor

Photo by Rob Pyles.

Steve Holt, who lives in East Boston but works in Charlestown, reports that he and Rob Pyles commuted over to Charlestown this morning via inflatable paddleboards.

Holt reports they spent about 45 minutes on the water but that part of that time was spent admiring Old Ironsides at the Navy Yard.

By adamg - 8/7/19 - 10:03 am
What a mess in Charlestown

Post-spill photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports roughly 50 gallons of oil spilled onto the driveway at the Aamco transmission shop at 125 Cambridge St. in Charlestown around 9 a.m. while being pumped into a reclamation truck after it was full up.

Through liberal use of absorbent material, the BFD hazmat team contained the spill - and will remain on scene until it is fully cleaned up and removed.

By adamg - 8/5/19 - 3:02 pm

Boston Police report arresting Allen Williams, 65, of Everett, on charges he hit a pedestrian on Alford Street on July 26, then kept on driving. Read more.

By adamg - 8/5/19 - 8:56 am
Scene being taped off at Charlestown Navy Yar

William McAdoo reports from the Charlestown Navy Yard this morning.

By adamg - 8/1/19 - 10:54 am
Dead pogies at the Charles River locks

Although some of the pogies that began showing up at the mouth of the Charles a few days ago made it out to their briny destiny in the Atlantic, others are now piling up by the locks and dam, dead. Read more.

By adamg - 7/29/19 - 11:59 am
A lot of fish in the Charles River

UPDATE: The fish are dying now.

Theodore Hook spotted a ton of swirling pogies at the Charlestown locks this morning.

By adamg - 7/26/19 - 9:09 pm
Wanted white pickup

Boston Police have released photos of a white pickup wanted in connection with a hit-and-run crash on Alford Street, just over the bridge from the main part of Charlestown, that killed a pedestrian last night. Read more.

By adamg - 7/26/19 - 10:26 am

On Alford Street around 11:20 p.m. on Thursday, WHDH reports. The crash was just over the Alford Street bridge at the Everett line.

By adamg - 7/24/19 - 10:26 am
Trapped truck in Charlestown

Bit of a tight turn in Charlestown.

A fed-up citizen files a 311 complaint about the intersection of High and Walker streets in Charlestown - and the big-rig drivers who get stuck there on the regular: Read more.

By adamg - 7/19/19 - 10:54 pm
Chelsea carnival at sunset

Matt Frank went to the carnival in Chelsea this evening (more carnival details).

Chelsea wasn't the only place with a dramatic sunset: Read more.

By adamg - 7/18/19 - 9:33 am

The Charlestown Patriot-Bridge reports on the purchase by the New York based concern - and a separate purchase in the industrial park by another New York company.

By adamg - 7/4/19 - 11:30 am
USS Constitution in Boston Harbor

Theradrebe is on a boat in Boston Harbor, watching the USS Constitution taken out for a tour of the water.

Chrissy, meanwhile, is actually on the Constitution as it's led out into deeper waters: Read more.

By adamg - 6/30/19 - 1:34 pm
Gridlocked Maffa Way

A disgusted citizen files a 311 complaint about the traffic on Maffa Way, off Sullivan Square, now that the casino is open in Everett: Read more.

By adamg - 6/17/19 - 12:40 pm

Today is, of course, Bunker Hill Day. A couple years ago, Angry Staff Officer took a look at the military tactics used by both sides, including a key mistake made by Gen. William Howe on the British side that, he argues, led to the eventual loss of the entire Boston area.

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