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By adamg - 11/28/23 - 9:07 pm

A Sumner School staff member suffered minor injuries this afternoon while helping students cross Cummins Highway in Roslindale Square near the former Washington Irving Middle School that is now the Sumner's upper school, according to e-mail sent to parents by school Principal Meghan Welch. Read more.

By adamg - 11/26/23 - 4:58 pm

WCVB reports one person was pronounced dead at the scene after a crash at Blue Hill Avenue and American Legion Highway around 10:45 p.m. on Saturday. A second person was taken to a local hospital, where he died.

By adamg - 11/19/23 - 6:06 pm

NBC Boston reports somebody drove into the house at 182 Florence St. in Roslindale around 12:30 a.m.

By adamg - 11/16/23 - 1:02 pm

A disgusted citizen files a 311 complaint about the all-electric space hoarder in the municipal parking lot on Belden Square in Uphams Corner in Dorchester: Read more.

By adamg - 11/16/23 - 9:22 am
Protesters calling for a ceasefire in Gaza on the Cambridge side of the bridge

Protesters block bridge in Cambridge. Photo via Cambridge PD.

Protesters with signs calling for an end to the Israeli invasion following the Hamas massacre of Israelis blocked both sides of the BU Bridge this morning.

Cambridge Police alerted motorists to "please find an alternate route to avoid delays."

By adamg - 11/14/23 - 9:20 am

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about the situation on Itasca Street, where neither residents nor the city's BTD ticketing crew seem to know just which side of the street is OK to park on on street-sweeping days: Read more.

By emac - 11/11/23 - 5:44 pm

Don’t let Goofus surprise you again: the B.A.A. Half Marathon on Sunday morning will shut down the Arborway, Jamaicaway, Riverway, much of Franklin Park and other area roads between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

By adamg - 11/7/23 - 4:43 pm
Car under a truck

Eileen Houben photographed this car-demolishing crash on Corey Road near Westbourne Terrace shortly before 4:20 p.m. She reports the driver actually seemed to be OK, but firefighters were having to figure out how to get them out.

H/t Michael B.

By adamg - 11/7/23 - 9:26 am

Live Boston report on the aftermath of a rollover around 10 p.m. on Monday at 390 Norfolk St..

By adamg - 11/5/23 - 5:33 pm
What looks like a parking ticket is really a 'positive affirmation'

One of three photos posted with the complaint via Boston Reddit.

A perplexed citizen filed a 311 complaint today about the fake BTD parking ticket he or she got on Bromfield Street downtown today: Read more.

By adamg - 10/31/23 - 4:54 pm
Sorrow Drive and two ghoulish staties in Roslindale

Ghoulish staties Joe DeMasi and Teresa Marx await the next truck driver to come down Sorrow Drive, also known as Tyndale Street in Roslindale.

Drivers can't say they weren't warned: Read more.

By adamg - 10/24/23 - 9:38 am

Bikeyface, who, as her name suggests, rides a bike, reports on her commute across the Charles this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 10/20/23 - 1:49 pm

MySouthborough.com has the day's biggest story from the normally bucolic town: A woman somehow drove her car into the gaping maw of the giant trash compactor the town has for residents to dispose of their trash. Pics? You bet.

By adamg - 10/18/23 - 10:44 am

Live Boston reports on the 3 a.m. crash on Rte. 1A. The tanker driver was able to escape the resulting fire unharmed; the car driver was trapped until Boston firefighters arrived and got her out.

By adamg - 10/17/23 - 11:25 am

NBC Boston shows us the latest storrowing: A truck that went skreeeeeeee after its driver learned what those "CARS ONLY" signs mean in a lesson applied by the Silber Footbridge on the inbound side of Storrow Drive this morning. Drivers in the resulting traffic backup were, of course, thrilled at all the extra time to check their phones.

By adamg - 10/16/23 - 9:13 pm
Pedestrian crossings dug up at Centre and Hastings streets

Thomas Gunning Kelley looks over dug-up pedestrian crossings at Centre and Hastings.

A contractor hired by BTD has begun tearing up pedestrian crossings along Centre Street in West Roxbury as the first phase of a project that will reconfigure the road from four car travel lanes to two, with new center turning lanes, pedestrian crossings and dedicated bike lanes along the sidewalks, protected from traffic by parked cars. Read more.

By adamg - 10/13/23 - 10:37 pm
Truck stuck at a pedestrian overpass on Storrow inbound

Alisa Bokulich reports seeing her first ever storrowing this evening, on the inbound side: A food truck whose driver realized too late that, oh, yeah, he's driving a truck - although, fortunately for him, not too late to stop before that pedestrian bridge sheared off that weird smokestack thing his truck still sports.

By adamg - 10/13/23 - 3:44 pm
Chair space saver in the South End

Heshan de Silva-Weeramuni spotted this early space saver at Shawmut Avenue and Hanson Street in the South End today. Oh, wait, what's that? The South End is the one neighborhood where the city bans space savers? Are you going to tell steely South Enders they can't save a space - even if the leaves on local trees are still mostly green?

By adamg - 10/12/23 - 11:25 am
Rendering of possible bus and bike lanes on Blue Hill Avenue

Rendering of possible bus and bike lanes on Blue Hill Avenue.

The city is out with a comparison of two basic approaches for improving Blue Hill Avenue between Mattapan Square and Grove Hall - a massive re-build with construction of dedicated bus lanes and a more modest plan with a massive increase in traffic enforcement by police - and says it expects Mayor Wu to announce a final plan for the road by the end of the year. Read more.

By adamg - 10/11/23 - 10:07 pm

A fed-up citizen files a 311 complaint about a motorcycle madman in the area of Massachusetts General Hospital: Read more.

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