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By adamg - 8/19/19 - 8:47 am

Around 11 a.m., an RAF jet squad will zoom down along Boston Harbor from the north, to promote STEM learning, not to try to avenge Bunker Hill.

By adamg - 8/17/19 - 9:56 pm

The Globe reports that the investigation into the overtime scandal began when a Harvard-trained Asian-American doctor fluent in four languages was stopped in the tunnel by a trooper she says kept screaming at her, demanding to know if she spoke English and that bothered her enough to file a complaint.

By adamg - 8/16/19 - 1:30 pm

State Police report arresting a Chelsea man for some major closing-time street carnage at Bennington and Porter streets this morning that they say left an innocent pedestrian rushed to the hospital, a tree knocked down and a utility box, light pole, bench and his own car and his alleged opponent's car heavily damaged. 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 - 8/3/19 - 2:52 pm

The Washington Post reports on the storm Wednesday afternoon.

By adamg - 7/28/19 - 1:00 pm
Blue Line train evacuated at Maverick Square

Patrick McMahon was on hand when Boston firefighters arrived at Maverick to help evacuate a Blue Line train suffering from what the MBTA called "mechanical problems" around noon.

By adamg - 7/24/19 - 12:13 pm
Stuck truck in Sumner Tunnel

Danielle Johns had no choice but to gaze upon this stuck truck in the Sumner Tunnel shortly before noon:

Heading from airport into Boston so might want to find another route. Traffic waaay backed up.

By adamg - 7/22/19 - 11:30 am
Sign on house being renovated that says it will make the area safer in East Boston

A roving UHub photographer who lives in East Boston was kind of annoyed by this sign, which basically implies renovations to a couple of triple deckers on Falcon Street on the rapidly gentrifying East Boston waterfront will make the area safer by driving off the poors.

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 - 7/17/19 - 9:01 am

With a large puff of smoke, the Blue Line lost power between State and Government Center this morning, halting trains and their riders in tunnels, as riders who had yet to board stacked up at stations all along the line. Read more.

By adamg - 7/15/19 - 9:10 am

Boston Police report arresting an alleged drug dealer and two of his customers in East Boston Sunday afternoon after, they say, he and one of his customers tried driving into cops. Read more.

By adamg - 7/10/19 - 7:15 pm

WCVB reports witnesses spotted the woman tosssing a slab of concrete through the church window.

By adamg - 7/9/19 - 3:53 pm
Sacred Heart Parish in East Boston vandalized by somebody familiar with QAnon

An East Boston resident walking to the T this morning noticed somebody had thrown a rock through one of the stained-glass windows at Sacred Heart Parish on Brooks Street. Read more.

By adamg - 7/8/19 - 2:10 pm

Renegade's Pub, 1004 Bennington St., reports it's been burglarized twice in the past week. According to police records, the first time was sometime overnight before an employee opened up around 11 a.m. on July 1 and the second in the same time period on July 5.

By adamg - 7/5/19 - 9:28 am

State Police report a Virgin Atlantic plane, on its way from New York to London, landed at Logan last night due a fire in the passenger compartment. Read more.

By adamg - 6/7/19 - 10:39 am
Goslings on East Berkeley Street in the South End

If you raced into J.J. Foley's and announced you'd just seen all these geese waddling down East Berkeley Street, you think they'd believe you or order you out for having already had too much to drink? Roving UHub photographer Monty C. might have wondered that this morning, except it was too early to duck into the South End bar.

By adamg - 6/7/19 - 9:43 am

A federal judge this week sentenced Nery Rodriguez Diaz, 19, a Salvadoran national living in Chelsea, to 14 months in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to being an alien in possession of a firearm and ammunition. Read more.

By adamg - 5/22/19 - 10:25 am

WBUR runs down the proposals, which, in addition to a new elementary school in East Boston include a new building for the Quincy Upper School in Chinatown.

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