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By adamg - 2/13/20 - 9:02 am
Truck wedged under MBTA bridge in Dorchester

Dot Malone came across some storrowing action on Conley Street, off Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester around 8 a.m. - a driver manage to wedge his or her truck nice and tight under the Red Line's Braintree branch.

By adamg - 2/11/20 - 12:04 pm
Flipped car on VFW Parkway in West Roxbury

Perry Donham photographed the scene on the VFW Parkway near the VA Hospital, where a driver somehow flipped a car on the outbound side around 11:50 a.m.

By adamg - 2/10/20 - 9:23 pm

WFXT reports state officials might have to push back a planned 2022 start for a ten-year program to replace the current Allston/Cambridge turnpike interchange because of mounting opposition to a proposal to build a bridge over the Charles while the work is being done.

People living near the "temporary" Forest Hills T bus depot could probably speak to how temporary "temporary" is around here.

By Anonymous - 2/10/20 - 2:47 pm
How did safety become partisan?

I saw this posted on social media and it had a distinctly UniversalHub feel to it. It has everything -- a fine collection of local reporting by UniversalHub, a traffic accident in which a pedestrian was killed crossing Centre Street in West Roxbury, an effort to design Centre Street so that it is systematically safer for pedestrians and cyclists, a reactionary response from some members of the community including conspiracy theories, and an embrace of the plan by other members.

By adamg - 2/10/20 - 9:29 am

Darcy had little choice but to watch as the U-Haul driver backed 'er up on Soldiers Field Road this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 2/7/20 - 3:59 pm
Causeway scene last night

Crash scene. Photo by Ryan Meador.

Gustavus Beverly

Transit Police report that motorcycle cops trying to stop a guy they say was driving erratically down Causeway Street yesterday afternoon weren't able to stop him before he crashed into 226 Causeway St. Read more.

By adamg - 2/6/20 - 8:53 am
Snow-covered rear window

Jonathan pulled in behind this guy at a gas station on the Fellsway in Medford this morning. Once the guy got out, did he clear the roughly eighth of an inch of obscuring snow off his rear window? No. He got the gas going, then got back into his nice, warm, still running car.

By adamg - 2/4/20 - 1:51 pm

Updated with additional info from Cambridge PD.

Cambridge Police report a man upset at getting a ticket in Harvard Square yesterday afternoon expressed his displeasure by chasing after the parking officer who'd written the ticket, kicking him in the shins and shoving the ticket down the parking officer's jacket. Read more.

By adamg - 2/4/20 - 8:15 am

The Boston Transportation Department will hold a "Hyde Park Avenue Multimodal Corridor" open house on Feb. 11 as part of its efforts to figure out how to make it easier for people to get between Wolcott Square and Forest Hills. Read more.

By adamg - 2/3/20 - 11:26 am

Claire Sadar reports that sometime this morning, the driver of a big rig coming up from Wolcott Square in Readville wedged his truck right into the underpass for the train tracks there, learning why there's a sign at the end of Meadow Road out of the old Stop & Shop complex that warns truck drivers not to turn left. Needless to say, the underpass, decades old and built of stone, won the battle.

By adamg - 1/27/20 - 11:01 pm
Car flipped on Poplar Street in Roslindale

Vicky Elias captured Roslindale's latest flipped car, on Poplar Street just past Beech on the way towards Hyde Park, shortly before 7 p.m. Apparently, the driver came out OK. Read more.

By adamg - 1/25/20 - 1:09 pm
Car into garage in West Roxbury

Live Boston reports no injuries after a driver heading towards Jamaica Plain on VFW Parkway drove right into the garage of the house at the rotary on the way towards West Roxbury Parkway towards Centre Street, sometime after 2 a.m.

By adamg - 1/25/20 - 11:21 am
Pole on car in Cambridge

Cambridge Police report they are investigating what cause several utility poles on Washington Street, between Portland and Windsor streets, to crash to the ground and take out power to 138 neighboring homes late last night. Read more.

By adamg - 1/23/20 - 6:37 pm
Blanchards fire

Pete Cannon posted this photo of a car fire at 6:20 p.m. in the parking lot at Blanchards at Lagrange and Centre streets in West Roxbury.

By adamg - 1/22/20 - 10:13 pm
Car on Eliot platform on the Green Line

The meaning of the sign is pretty clear, and yet obviously the driver went way past it. Read more.

By adamg - 1/22/20 - 3:29 pm

So close ...

By adamg - 1/22/20 - 3:22 pm
Dunks license plate on a Porsche on Beacon Hill

That license plate on that car on Beacon Hill, parked in front of a handicap ramp. It was cold, so Ryan didn't stick around to see if the driver came back double-fisting iced coffees and wearing cargo shorts with a Sox cap on.

By adamg - 1/21/20 - 11:26 am
Accord with no wheels

Erin S reports she was greeted by a newly wheelless Accord when she left her Medford home this morning.

By adamg - 1/20/20 - 6:52 pm
Destroyed pole on Centre Street in Jamaica Plain

Until sometime yesterday, there was a pedestrian-crossing signal pole on Centre Street at Westchester Road, on the Arboretum side. As the pole-crash-weary resident who took the photo says: Read more.

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