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By adamg - 5/28/20 - 9:35 pm

A fed up citizen files a 311 complaint about the situation at Parmenter and Richmond streets in the North End: Read more.

By adamg - 5/24/20 - 3:20 pm
Hey Glove Idiot: Smile, you're on Idiotcam

Somebody's had enough on Beech Street, just before Poplar in Roslindale (as of this afternoon, there were, in fact, a couple of gloves along the curb there).

By adamg - 4/26/20 - 11:12 pm
Chart of 311 complaints that mention mask or social distancing; peaks on nice weekend days

Adam Balsam has been charting 311 complaints about people not wearing masks or failing to social distance, and finds that complaints peak when the temperature rises and it's nice out, especially on a weekend - like, say, yesterday.

By adamg - 4/20/20 - 2:37 pm
Sumner School basketball hoop

Two awoken citizens filed complaints early this morning about loud kids playing hoops at the Sumner School on Basile Street in Roslindale, and by morning they mean through at least 3:15 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 4/2/20 - 11:27 pm
Unzipped basketball hoop

A concerned citizen filed a 311 report about the situation at Murray Field in Brighton: Read more.

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By adamg - 1/3/20 - 9:29 am
Garbage along Worcester Square in the South End

A disgusted citizen filed a 311 complaint this morning:

Scavengers ripped open residential trash all along the entirety of odd numbered side of Worcester Square.

By adamg - 11/7/19 - 11:56 am

Two Rhode Islanders who specialize in annoying people in their state took a trip up to Boston this week to stick their iPhone in the faces of workers at the Massachusetts State House and demand to know up front who they are and what they do. Read more.

By adamg - 11/1/19 - 9:34 am

A citizen irate about excessive hedging files a 311 complaint about a hedge run amok on Beech Street in Roslindale: Read more.

By adamg - 10/31/19 - 9:48 am
People on trees in the Public Garden

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint:

Walking through public garden observed many people climbing and jumping on tree branches

By adamg - 10/29/19 - 9:20 am
Van warning against Satan and women driving around Boston

On Comm. Ave.

Andy is among the people who couldn't help but notice the van with the all-caps message that somebody's been driving around Boston the last few days. But is it a warning or a recruitment ad?

By adamg - 10/27/19 - 1:19 pm

A fed-up citizen files a 311 complaint about an influx of parkers on Brighton Street just past Sullivan Square in Charlestown: Read more.

By adamg - 10/24/19 - 11:18 am
Dogs on playground

An irked citizen files a 311 complaint about conditions in Sweeney Park in South Boston: Read more.

By adamg - 10/2/19 - 9:32 am

WFXT has today's moment of sunshine from Belmont, where a National Grid worker who supports Dear Leader spotted a car bedecked with evil Elizabeth Warren, pro-LGBTQ and national-parks stickers and decided it made perfect sense to sidle up behind it in his work van and lay on his horn and when the owner of the car came out to see what the fuss was about cranked up the Rush Limbaugh on his radio and, after pretending to play dumb as he sat there in his Trump 2020 hat, decided to give the woman a piece of his big ol' mind.

And now he has to sit through lectures from his bosses about how that's not the best idea.

By adamg - 7/22/19 - 1:38 pm

At 8:25 a.m. this past Thursday, Kanwar Singh was walking through Downtown Crossing when a woman screamed at him to "Go back to your country!" Singh, who became an American citizen in Faneuil Hall in 2014 and who served in the US military, ponders the racist:

Did she want me to go back to Malden? Because that’s where I live, and that’s my home. ...

By adamg - 7/8/19 - 9:23 am

A fed-up citizen filed a 311 complaint on Sunday about fireworks along Columbia Road in South Boston: Read more.

By adamg - 6/23/19 - 1:24 pm

Continuing the cavalcade of complaints about splash pads in local playgrounds comes this 311 complaint about the playground at Johnson Park on Green Street in JP this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 6/15/19 - 11:43 am
Big dog in Johnson Park

A concerned citizen files a complaint about unleashed dogs at the ball field off Lamartine Street in Jamaica Plain - and not for the reason you might expect: Read more.

By adamg - 5/10/19 - 8:54 am

The Revere Journal reports that the woman who recently lied her way into an East Boston charter school so she could stand there whining about Muslims recently went to a Republican meeting in Revere to video a friend who stood up and whined about Muslims. The paper reports the friend is really pissed that the Republicans deleted her rant from their own online video of the meeting.

By adamg - 2/24/19 - 10:17 am
Curb Your Dog sign in East Boston

An annoyed citizen files a 311 request that the city put back the "Curb Your Dog" sign some nearby residents put up in Porzio Park in East Boston:

We paid for them to help the dog poop epidemic down Porzio Park there were 5 of them

By adamg - 2/5/19 - 1:44 pm
Guy climbing a really tiny tree along the waterfront

Dave Shea captured this Darwin Award contestant outside Liberty Wharf on Northern Avenue after the Patriots parade.

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