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By adamg - 9/10/21 - 11:30 pm
9/11 truthers over the Massachusetts Turnpike in Newton

Claire Sadar reports 9/11 truthers held banners over the turnpike at two locations in the Newton/Watertown area and bollixed traffic in Newton Corner during rush hour by deciding to hand out literature to motorists there about how jet fuel can't melt steel or something.

By adamg - 8/29/21 - 11:04 pm

Tonight we learned, via the city's answers to separate 311 complaints, that it might be best to wait until dog waste left by inconsiderate dog owners has turned kind of solid before contacting 311. Read more.

By adamg - 8/16/21 - 9:05 am

Jay Hajj at Mike's City Diner on Washington Street in the South End reports he had to call 911 twice in one day due to "unruly and insulting customer behavior" and asks people to remember everybody's doing the best they can and to take a deep breath before deciding to lash out at somebody over a breakfast order.

By adamg - 7/27/21 - 8:44 pm
Photos atop the Boston Harbor Hotel

A roving UHub photographer watched as a couple of possible 'grammers got themselves up to the top of the Boston Harbor Hotel today and took some pictures, then got themselves down without plunging to the ground: Read more.

By adamg - 7/19/21 - 9:51 am
Fireworks from the beach in South Boston

A wide-awake citizen in South Boston filed a 311 complaint at 1:22 this morning:

loud fireworks are set off by beach past 1 am. as loud as cannons. causing dogs to bark

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By adamg - 6/26/21 - 10:34 am

Cambridge Day reports on a bit of uproar surrounding Radcliffe Quadrangle: Nearby residents had long used the space as an unofficial dog park, but when a Harvard student started chasing dogs with a large stick last month, the university responded by banning unleashed dogs. Cambridge Day reports that when one dog owner confronted the H-Man and threatened to call police, he responded by calling his house dean.

By adamg - 6/1/21 - 1:44 pm

Seems some guy not only brought a Confederate flag to Natick's Memorial Day service (held at a monument to the town's Civil War soldiers on the town common), he "moved to the front of the crowd" to make sure everybody got a good view of just what a loser he was.

By adamg - 5/23/21 - 8:51 pm

An outraged citizen files a 311 complaint to demand the city do something about all these women wearing swimsuits to M Street Beach in South Boston: Read more.

By adamg - 5/9/21 - 8:05 pm

Two days after somebody complained about bongo drums in Roslindale, a weary citizen files a 311 complaint about unceasing drum circles at Herter Park along the Charles River in Allston: Read more.

By adamg - 5/7/21 - 9:15 am

A sleep-deprived citizen filed a 311 complaint at 3:33 a.m. about the situation in the section of the Arboretum behind Washington Street in Roslindale near Forest Hills: Read more.

By adamg - 5/6/21 - 11:42 am

This past Friday and Saturday nights, Boston Police assigned extra officers to patrol the area of American Legion Highway and Walk Hill Street to break up any nascent street parties and, residents report, it worked. But no extra officers on overtime Saturday night into Sunday morning meant nobody stationed there and the result was a loud party that lasted well into the morning, residents say. Read more.

By adamg - 4/11/21 - 2:29 pm

Over the last few days, concerned citizens have filed 311 complaints about fireworks at Castle Island in South Boston, Charlestown High (where they burned the turf) and the Bremen Street Park and the McKay School area in East Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 4/1/21 - 11:44 pm

TwilightZone: Kick The Can, Season 3, Episode 21

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about men cavorting in Garvey Playground in Dorchester: Read more.

By adamg - 3/25/21 - 9:46 pm

Cambridge Day reports local comedian Dana Jay Bein has gone public with the names of five trolls he says impersonated him online, "gaslighting a woman into a fake rendezvous and texting her toxic messages." Bein says, to start, he can prove that wasn't him because he was participating in a live Zoom comedy show at the time.

By adamg - 2/28/21 - 10:13 pm

An annoyed citizen speedily files a 311 complaint about a guy who seems to have made it his mission in life to drive his expensive Italian car around the Seaport as loudly and as often as possible, almost like a ghost from that race the mayor once wanted to have there: Read more.

By adamg - 2/19/21 - 1:45 pm

The citizen isn't always right, one Boston city worker, from BTD, we're guessing, complains.

Yesterday, at 3:43 p.m., an aggrieved citizen filed a 311 complaint about the shocking thing she saw on Tremont Street, between Rutland and West Newton streets in the South End: Read more.

By adamg - 2/18/21 - 8:50 am

The South End is the only neighborhood where you're never supposed to save a space after a snowstorm, but people do. Read more.

By adamg - 10/20/20 - 11:35 am

A disgusted citizen files a 311 complaint about the loose dogs at Millennium Park in West Roxbury: Read more.

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