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By adamg - 1/13/24 - 1:11 pm
Flooding outside the New England Aquarium

This morning, Lisa Green walked from the North End to Rowes Wharf, where Boston Harbor was a lot closer than it usually is, like at the Aquarium, where the harbor consumed the harborwalk.

Kevin Whitely forwarded a friend's video of flooding on Commercial Wharf in the North End: Read more.

By adamg - 8/23/23 - 9:47 pm
Smoking manhole

Smoking manhole and its newly upside-down cover. Photo by Shamus Moynihan.

Shamus Moynihan reports that a manhole exploded at Atlantic Avenue and Commercial Wharf around 7:30 p.m., sending smoke 30 feet into the air and ejecting its heavy cover hard enough it flew up then came down and landed top down back on the hole. "Luckily, no one was hurt," he says.

By adamg - 7/7/21 - 11:35 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today that the state can decide whether to force the owners of condos at Commercial Wharf to abandon the wharf space they now use for parking, because they never received a formal state license to use the waterfront land for stowing cars. Read more.

By adamg - 1/26/19 - 3:14 pm
Nantucket Lightship at Commercial Wharf

Don't let this deal sail away.

The owners of one of the two red Nantucket Lightships now docked in Boston Harbor (yes, two) have put their craft up for sale. Read more.

By adamg - 6/30/18 - 10:25 pm
Fireworks over Boston Harbor

Adam Balsam took in tonight's fireworks over Boston Harbor from Commercial Wharf. Read more.

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