annoying people

By - 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 - 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.

By - 2/4/19 - 3:56 pm
Crack and meth users: Stay away from this Quincy smoke shop

Grace Hailer forwards this photo of the sign on the door of V & K Smoke Shop on Hancock Street in Quincy.

By - 1/31/19 - 12:20 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court waded into an online rap battle today, in a ruling that clarifies just how far somebody who posts rap songs to online media can go before somebody else can seek a court order to make them stay away because of threats in the song. Read more.

By - 1/25/19 - 11:47 am

Two Orange Line riders report the drivers of their trains (or maybe it was just the same fed-up driver on different trips) have had more than enough of the people who go from car to car handing out tissue packets with a written sob story attached in the hopes of picking up some money. Read more.

By - 1/22/19 - 9:04 am

Complaints are ice-flowing into 311 about unshoveled sidewalks across our frozen tundra of a city, from Brighton to Charlestown to Jamaica Plain (where ice is ice, says Stan) and to the yuppie-encrusted ways of South Boston, where one disgruntled citizen gets particularly irate about condo owners: Read more.

By - 10/21/18 - 3:59 pm
Hillary is the greatest, graffiti at Milllennium Park

A peeved citizen files a 311 complaint about the graffiti at Millennium Park in West Roxbury, is silent about the unleashed dog right behind it. Read more.

By - 8/26/18 - 10:08 pm

Neighbor destroys my plants at 2am (Somerville, MA)

A Somerville resident woke up this morning to find his tomato plants destroyed. And then he looked at the video from his surveillance and saw one of the neighbors from down Roberts Street (off Hinckley) kicking the hell out of the plants.

By - 8/17/18 - 9:36 am
Trash on Tremont

Tremont Street this morning. Source.

Reports poured into 311 this morning about trash bags ripped open, their contents scattered about, along Tremont Street, Massachusetts Avenue and Shawmut Avenue. As one concerned citizen put it in a 311 complaint: Read more.

By - 8/9/18 - 9:57 am
People selling T-shirts in the forest

An annoyed citizen filed a 311 report about the people from New Hampshire who've set up shop at the four-way stop in the middle of Stony Brook Reservation to sell T-shirts:

Someone direct them back to Hampton Beach.

By - 7/29/18 - 4:44 pm
Whole lot of stacked coffee cups

An annoyed citizen files a 311 complaint about these ever growing stacks of coffee cups on West 5th Street next to the overpass over the bypass road.

PLEASE HELP! This pile grows every day. It needs to be cleaned up and we need more garbage cans in the area.

By - 7/23/18 - 10:20 am

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about the situation on Litchfield Street in Allston: Read more.

By - 7/19/18 - 10:41 pm

The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative announced today that Theresa Lund, its executive director, has been put on leave for her interaction with another resident of a Harvard-owned apartment complex - in which Lund wondered whether the woman, who has a biracial daughter, lived in one of the "affordable units" and demanding to know her apartment number in a dispute over how loud the woman's daughter was while drawing with chalk outside. Read more.

By - 7/12/18 - 1:58 pm
Roosters in Roslindale

A clucked off resident cries fowl about a pair of roosters on Holly Road in Roslindale:

Neighbor has two roosters in their unenclosed yard. Animal control told me roosters are illegal in Boston. They are loud and obnoxious and have started to enter other yards.

By - 5/15/18 - 8:14 am
Stuff dumped on Meadow Road in Hyde Park

Quincy's Mom drove down Meadow Road and was amazed/appalled at how much trash has been dumped along it. Read more.

By - 5/2/18 - 8:20 pm

So remember all those dicks at Harvard? They were wandering around advertising a play. And, well, let the Crimson take it from there:

By - 4/7/18 - 1:26 pm

Associated Press reports somebody poured urine into an air freshener and soap dispenser in the men's room at the Burlington library the other day (AP actually wrote "soup dispenser," but we're going to go out on a limb and assume that, even in Burlington, they don't dispense soup in restrooms).

Stop peeing in Walden Pond.

By - 3/26/18 - 9:18 pm

At 9:08 p.m, Nick Crowley asked:

Who the HELL has been chainsawing something in the North End for the last 15 minutes?

Pizza cutter at Regina broken again?

By - 3/5/18 - 12:05 pm

An aggrieved citizen files a 311 complaint about a bucket of dog poop that has been sitting at the corner of Dale and Sherrin streets for about a month now. It's starting to smell.

By - 2/26/18 - 3:10 pm
Too much birdseed on Causeway Street.

A concerned citizen files a complaint about a woman who appears to buy birdseed by the truckload, which she then lays down on the regular in the little park that overlooks I-93 and the Zakim Bridge next to the Garden: Read more.