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By adamg - 11/13/22 - 1:09 pm
Tagger in the North End

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint about the graffiti guy he spotted adding to the freshly re-painted wall across from Cutillo Park in the North End around 10:15 a.m. today. He then marked up another wall down the street.

By adamg - 9/16/22 - 2:25 pm

Transit Police report arresting a man for spraying painting graffiti that included the word "GANG" on the walls of the Copley Green Line station around 8:10 p.m. on Thursday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/5/22 - 10:42 am
Anti-Chinese graffiti in Chinatown

A Chinatown resident photographed the newest illiterate scrawlings at Liberty Tree Plaza, the small space in front of the city-owned China Trade Building and BPL branch at Boylston and Washington streets. She took the photo yesterday, reports it's still there this morning, but says, yes, she'll be reporting it via 311.

By adamg - 7/10/22 - 6:10 pm
Covering hateful graffiti with pro-Pryde signs

Covering over the hateful graffiti this afternoon.

Somebody with a can of black spray paint tried to scare off the people building and supporting what will be New England's first LGBTQ-friendly senior-citizen apartment complex overnight, by spraying homophobic and threatening messages on signs outside the former Rogers Middle School but all they did was fire those people up who vowed to work even faster to open its doors to its first residents. Read more.

By adamg - 5/13/22 - 11:11 am
Anti-Roe scrawling atop Roslindale trash receptacle

A vocabulary enriched citizen files a 311 complaint about some anti-Roe scrawling atop Roslindale Square's solar-powered Big Belly trash receptacle on Belgrade Avenue just before Robert and Corinth streets: Read more.

By adamg - 4/23/22 - 5:52 pm

A disgusted citizen files a 311 complaint about some graffiti at Lawrence and Clarendon streets - and about the State of the City today:

Menino wouldn't have let this happen.

By adamg - 12/23/21 - 11:50 am

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about graffiti reading "BLUNCH" on some city big-belly trash cans on Corinth Street in Roslindale: Read more.

By adamg - 12/6/21 - 2:18 pm
Graffiti showing either an angry owl or boobs, depending on how you see them

An irate citizen filed a 311 complaint about the graffiti atop 249 Harrison Ave. in Chinatown - and not just because it showed up after earlier graffiti was cleaned up:

And the highest image of boobs has to be removed - every building facing that direction sees it.

By adamg - 11/28/21 - 10:53 pm

Boston Police report arresting two men they tagged up a car whose driver was waiting for the light at Washington and Walworth streets around 7 a.m. today. Read more.

By adamg - 11/11/21 - 12:00 pm
Graffiti: It aint easy being cheezy

A solid citizen filed a 311 complaint about the graffiti on the side of Supreme House of Pizza on Vinton Street in South Boston - and marked the graffiti as "offensive." Read more.

By adamg - 7/14/21 - 11:34 am
Graffiti on plywood building on Porter Street in East Boston

An irate citizen files a 311 complaint about East Boston's Eternal Plywood building, which morphed from the Eternal Flapping Plastic Sheets building, at Porter and Orleans streets. Read more.

By adamg - 7/11/21 - 9:58 pm

Salem Police report arresting a couple of guys who just might be responsible for all the stenciling of Patriot Front advertising on area walls around town - in particular downtown - in recent months. Read more.

By adamg - 10/7/20 - 4:31 pm
Tagged Red Line

Roving UHub photographer Jed Hresko spotted one of the new Red Line cars all tagged up today in the Cabot Yard in South Boston - before the T could even finish applying red paint to the bottom third of the car's side.

By adamg - 8/22/20 - 3:52 pm
Trump graffiti on Day Boulevard in South Boston

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint this morning about a Trump supporter running around with a can of yellow paint, as demonstrated on Day Boulevard at M Street in South Boston.

Update: Either the city or DCR responded quickly.

By adamg - 6/19/20 - 6:30 pm

Update: Arrest made.

Moroccan American Connections in Revere reports that early on June 11, Revere Police found a car with swastikas spray painted on the hood and both driver and passenger sides of the car, with what looked like an interrupted attempt to spray a fourth on the trunk. "White power" was spray painted on the street near the car.

By adamg - 6/2/20 - 9:58 am
North Station guy

Transit Police report they are looking for this guy "relative to Malicious Destruction of MBTA Property incident," at the North Station Orange Line stop at the height of the smashing and looting Sunday night.

More specifically, police say, around 11:10 p.m., the guy: Read more.

By adamg - 4/30/20 - 11:06 am
Covid graffiti on Stoneholm Street in the Fenway

A concerned citizen filed a 311 report about this graffiti for the times on a building at Stoneholm and Norway streets in the Fenway.

By adamg - 4/7/20 - 8:27 am
Antisemitic suspect

Surveillance photos via Brookline PD.

Brookline Police report they are looking for a Russian-speaking choad who sprayed the Chabad Center, 496 Harvard St., with antisemitic graffiti - in Russian - and his failed attempted at a swastika around 1:40 a.m. on Sunday. 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...

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