People Transportation

“From Grace” Endures Harrowing Journey

From Grace is a 45-foot sloop that arrived Memorial Day at Boston Yacht Haven with shredded sails wrapped around its mast, stays, spreaders, and rigging, and a cockpit console had been racked loose by men trying to hold on for their lives. As the yachting season gets underway with multi-million dollar, spit-shined vessels starting to dock Read More…

Event Notices Police & Fire

New Boston Fire Marine Dock to Suppress Noise, Increase Safety and Usability

The Boston Fire Department (BFD) held a presentation regarding the planned improvements to the BFD Marine Unit boat dock at Burroughs Wharf in the North End. The original dock had been corroded to the point where it was at risk of sinking and determined to be unsafe. The dock houses the John S. Damrell, the city’s main firefighting Read More…

Event Notices Police & Fire

Public Meeting: Improvements for Boston Fire Marine Unit Boat Dock at Burroughs Wharf

Please join the Boston Fire Department (BFD) for a presentation regarding improvements to the BFD Marine Unit boat dock at Burroughs Wharf.   Nazzaro Community Center 30 North Bennet Street, Boston Tuesday, January 20, 2015 6:00pm-7:00pm Contact: Jim McGaffigan, City of Boston Property and Construction Management

Police & Fire

Cake Eating, Beer Drinking, Cigar Smoking, Rolex Wearing Suspect Breaks Into Boat

A suspect arrested at one of the Commercial Street marinas shortly after midnight on Sunday made himself comfortable inside a couple’s boat. Eric Pfaltzgraff, 39 years old, was found “sitting on their couch eating their cake and smoking a cigar with several beer cans lined up on their coffee table,” according to a Suffolk District Read More…