This is where you can learn about the latest news from the Blue Hill Observatory and where you can find links to where BHO has been mentioned in media reports and articles.

The Great New England Hurricane of 1938: A Look Back

The Great New England Hurricane of 1938 was one of the most powerful and destructive storms ever to strike Southern New England.  During the recent Weather Conference held on September 21, 2013, the 75th Anniversary of this historic storm, local radio station WATD conducted audio interviews of some of the weather and hurricane experts who… Read More »

Fall Open House at Blue Hill on October 5th 2013

Blue Hill Observatory Fall Open House Saturday October 5th 2013 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Enjoy browsing the Blue Hill Meteorological Observatory including views from the top of the tower. Displays by Mount Washington Observatory  US National Weather Service Boston MA  and presentations on WPI – Blue Hill Observatory Picture Post Collaboration, The Adventures of… Read More »

Prudential Webcams on Chronicle Sept 11 7:30pm

The Blue Hill Observatory webcams were featured on WCVB TV 5 Chronicle show at 7:30 September 11, 2013. J.C. Monahan, and team Chronicle joined us on The Prudential Tower Roof on July 30th. A perfect day for taping. Tim Kelley, and long time Tower Man Dick Dudley. Dick and team installed our webcams, and most… Read More »

Please vote for the Observatory!

Blue Hill Observatory has made a wish for a $5,000 donation. Please vote for the Observatory so we can be one of the recipients. Thank you! VOTE today on Facebook! “I wish we could change the display fixtures in the gift shop to get more merchandise on the walls and less merchandise and displays on… Read More »

Introducing the Webcams at the Pru

Our Prudential Tower web cam images and time lapse movies utilize state of the art German and American technology. The cams themselves are manufactured by Mobotix, and installed by a technician from Germany. The loops are generated by software developed by the team at Become  member today and get access to our High resolution… Read More »

Eliot Tower Restoration Project

Blue Hil Observatory is spearheading the effort to restore the Historic Eliot Tower and add two classrooms for educational programing.