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By adamg - 3/27/23 - 3:05 pm

Egidio D'Antuony, 60, a fleet manager for the Boston Parks Department, died yesterday when a driver plowed into him, his house, and another man at 3968 Washington St. in Roslindale yesterday afternoon, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. The second victim, a 62-year-old man, was transported to a local hospital, the DA's office reports.

By adamg - 3/26/23 - 5:44 pm
Roslindale crash scene

Police, firefighters and EMTs responded to 3968 Washington St. shortly before 5:10 p.m. for a crash that left one pedestrian dead, another injured and the building in need of emergency stabilization. Read more.

By adamg - 3/26/23 - 12:26 pm
Car into building on South Street in Roslindale Square

This morning, John snapped the latest example of a driver plowing into a building in Roslindale Square, on South Street just past the curve from Washington Street, although the damage was nowhere near as severe as the last time somebody did that.

By adamg - 3/16/23 - 11:36 pm

The city reports that all parking meters are free all day on Friday, OK, officially because it's Evacuation Day, not St. Patrick's Day, but still.

By adamg - 3/14/23 - 1:57 pm
Proposed mini-driveway to allow for EV

Diagram by RODE Architects.


Matthew Malloy of Ocean Street in Dorchester really, really wants to buy an electric vehicle. But he doesn't have a driveway and ISD has warned him that if he tries to run an extension cord over the sidewalk to a car parked at the curb, he'd get fined.
Read more.

By adamg - 3/14/23 - 11:53 am
Pedestrian crossing sign knocked out of alignment by wind

Roving UHub photographer Melissa H. spotted this newly jaunty pedestrian-crossing sign on Mt. Auburn Street in Cambridge this morning.

By adamg - 3/12/23 - 12:58 pm
Flipped car on Washington Avenue in Chelsea with firefighters nearby

Matt Frank happened upon this wrecked, flipped car on Washington Avenue between Cary Square and Rte. 16 in Chelsea around noon, and reports it caused traffic jamming for about 45 minutes.

By adamg - 3/10/23 - 9:26 pm

State Police report arresting a Roslindale man on charges he killed another driver on I-93 in Braintree shortly before 9 p.m. on Feb. 19. Read more.

By adamg - 3/10/23 - 10:03 am
Diagram showing parts of the bridge that will be repaired or replaced to re-open the bridge

MassDOT diagram of the work needd to re-open the bridge by next year.

MassDOT has updated its plans for the River Street Bridge in Cleary Square, closed since May: Do enough repairs to the crumbling span to re-open it to vehicle traffic in the spring of 2024, while it continues to work towards a more permanent replacement in a year to be determined. Read more.

By adamg - 3/9/23 - 2:11 pm
Stupid Nissan parked in space reserved for an EV

A disgusted citizen files a 311 complaint about a gas hog from Connecticut whose owner has managed to defeat the reason Boston's been busy installing EV-charging stations in municipal parking lots, like the one on London Street in East Boston: Read more.

By adamg - 3/6/23 - 10:22 am
Car fire on Hemenway Street in the Fenway

A car went up in flames around 9:15 a.m. on Hemenway Street in the Fenway, as a UHub correspondent shows.

By adamg - 3/1/23 - 11:01 pm

WCVB reports somebody driving outbound on the inbound side of the turnpike tonight slammed into somebody head on just before the Pru tunnel, then managed to disengage from that and keep going, hitting more vehicles.

By adamg - 2/28/23 - 4:29 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court judge today sentenced Dylan Etheridge, 26, to 6 to 10 years in state prison for OUI manslaughter for a high-speed crash on Bennington Street in 2019 in which he flipped his car, then ran away as his two passengers lay trapped inside - one of whom died - the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 2/27/23 - 10:15 pm

The Metropolitan PC Department in Washington reports Mohammed Islam, 21, of Dorchester died after he crossed the center lines on a DC street, hit two other cars on the other side, one head on, then was hit by an SUV coming the other way. Read more.

By adamg - 2/24/23 - 9:46 am

State Police report a Canton man walking on 128 south in Needham was killed by a hit-and-run driver early this morning. State Police did not say why the man was walking on the highway, but said the vehicle that killed him left behind debris that investigators are now analyzing for possible clues.

By adamg - 2/23/23 - 9:55 pm

MassDOT announced today that it's replacing its plans to shut the Sumner Tunnel between May and September this year with plans to shut it between July 5 and Aug. 31, as it works to renovate the 88-year-old tunnel. Read more.

By adamg - 2/13/23 - 10:05 am
Abandoned Porsche Cayenne in Jamaica Plain

A fed-up citizen files a 311 report about a Porsche Cayenne that's been sitting on Creighton Street in Jamaica Plain for months now - with a 2018 rejection sticker. Read more.

By adamg - 2/9/23 - 6:01 pm

Shortly before 4:45 p.m., a car on the southbound side of I-93 in the tunnel erupted in flames. And that's why the ventilation shaft at Essex Street and Surface Road began belching black smoke.

By adamg - 2/8/23 - 10:19 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports MassDOT is looking at a new, $122-million bridge to replace the current drawbridge because while the bridge is not yet falling down, falling down, it is crumbling. Any replacement, which could be years away, would be coordinated with state plans to raise Morrissey Boulevard, which now floods on the regular.

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