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By adamg - 7/22/19 - 7:11 pm
Great blue heron at Millennium Park

Over a couple of days, Mary Ellen has watched a great blue heron doing great blue herony things at Millennium Park in West Roxbury, including getting a bit of sushi for lunch.

By adamg - 7/6/19 - 11:19 am
Deer and heron at Millennium Park in West Roxbury

Roving UHub photographer Mary Ellen spotted this great blue heron and deer seeming to work together this morning at Millennium Park in West Roxbury.

By adamg - 7/2/19 - 4:03 pm
Great horned owl at Millennium Park

Mary Ellen the roving UHub photographer reports she stayed "a respectful distance" from this great horned owl at Millennium Park in West Roxbury yesterday.

By adamg - 4/29/19 - 11:41 am
Fissures on one of the paths at Millennium Park

A concerned citizen files a 311 report to ask that the city do something before his wife (feet shown for scale) is swallowed whole by one of the crevasses that have opened up on the paths around Millennium Park in West Roxbury.

By adamg - 4/5/19 - 9:37 am
American kestrel over Millennium Park

Roving UHub photographer Mary Ellen watched an American kestrel hunting for a meal over Millennium Park yesterday.

By adamg - 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 adamg - 7/11/18 - 9:46 pm
Deer at Millennium Park

Mary Ellen watched a deer watching a man who had no clue he had two sets of eyes on him Tuesday morning at Millennium Park: Read more.

By adamg - 7/9/18 - 9:25 am
Paraglider with propeller at Millennium Park in West Roxbury

Mary Ellen watched a guy with a parachute and a propeller strapped to his back jump off the top of the hill at Millennium Park in West Roxbury yesterday.

By adamg - 7/6/18 - 4:46 pm
Bald Eagle in West Roxbury overlooking the Charles River

At the very end of Rivermoor Street in West Roxbury, just behind the last building in the industrial park there, is a dead tree that towers over everything else. This afternoon, a bald eagle perched up there for a long time, taking in the view over the Charles River, the train tracks and the banks of Millennium Park.

By adamg - 6/20/18 - 8:12 pm
Cops looking for kid

Cops walking through park to the river. Photo by Mary Ellen.

First responders, including a Boston Fire dive team, rushed to the Charles River near Millennium Park in West Roxbury this evening after a conductor on a Needham Line commuter-rail train reported seeing a kid jump off the bridge that crosses the river there as the train approached. Read more.

By adamg - 6/2/18 - 5:07 pm
Water snake at Millennium Park

You never know what'll slither into the Charles River when you're just standing there, where Sawmill Brook enters the river at Millennium Park, looking at the little fish swimming by the shore. It was like 18 to 24 inches long.

By adamg - 1/6/18 - 11:19 am
Skater on the Charles River

Mary Ellen spotted this skater on the Charles River at Millennium Park in West Roxbury a couple days ago.

Authorities, of course, recommend not skating on the Charles.

By adamg - 7/15/17 - 6:57 pm
Sun pouring through the clouds at Millennium Park in West Roxbury

Millennium Park in West Roxbury around 5:30 p.m.

By adamg - 2/1/17 - 12:21 pm

Martin Ray Moser posted photos of the damage done to some of the field at the West Roxbury park by somebody who thought it would be fun to do doughnuts in a car there.

By adamg - 1/26/17 - 2:44 pm
Hawk at Millennium Park

This hawk warily eyed a photographer from a perch way above the canoe-launch parking lot at Millennium Park in West Roxbury this morning.

By adamg - 1/7/17 - 1:50 pm
Young bald eagle at Millennium Park in West Roxbury

Mary Ellen went for a walk along the Charles in Millennium Park this morning and came across this young bald eagle surveying the snowy scene.

By adamg - 9/20/16 - 8:40 am
Soggy bald eagle at Millennium Park in West Roxbury

Mary Ellen spotted this drenched bald eagle at Millennium Park during the rain yesterday.

By adamg - 9/12/16 - 9:00 pm
Flower at Millennium Park

Slowly is the best way to to walk the path along the Charles River and Saw Mill Brook at Millennium Park - more of a chance to see things you'd miss otherwise, such as the small fish swimming along the river bank, the turtles sunning themselves and the small flowers on some stalks. And if you get lucky and you look across the brook, you'll realize what you thought was the top of a 15-foot tree stump is actually a great blue heron. Read more.

By adamg - 9/10/16 - 8:31 pm
Guy flying around Millennium Park in West Roxbury

Seems there's this guy who's taken to throwing himself off the top of Millennium Park in West Roxbury, but it's OK because he has both a lightweight engine and a parachute and he flies around the Charles and Millennium Park and Cutler Park, no doubt having the grandest time. Mary Ellen captured him in flight the other day.

By adamg - 8/17/16 - 11:18 pm
Soccer at Millennium Park at sunset

Clay Harper was at the top of Millennium Park in West Roxbury this evening for a Boston Latin School pre-season soccer camp.

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