Hyde Park

By - 4/18/16 - 12:24 pm

Boston firefighters are in Stony Brook Reservation for what has turned into a three-alarm brush fire, along the George Wright Golf Course, not too far from the parking lot across from the baseball field.

BFD has requested water-tank brush-fire trucks from DCR because both of Boston's trucks are involved with the Marathon.

By - 4/17/16 - 11:13 pm

The Boston Police Relief Association has set up an online campaign to help Luciano Cirino and his family recover from the three-alarm fire that heavily damaged their 11 Ellis St. home on Friday.

Cirino, a Boston police officer since 2011, lived on the first floor with his girlfriend and their son; his mother, two sisters and a nephew lived on the second floor.

By - 4/16/16 - 12:27 pm

A three-alarm fire at 11 Ellis St. sent a firefighter to the hospital with chest pains and did an estimated $350,000 in damage, the Boston Fire Department reports.

The department reports the fire, called in around 11:40 a.m., started outside and spread to the two-family house. Seven people were displaced, the department says.

By - 4/14/16 - 8:06 am

The Bulletin reports on the Hyde Park library's unveiling of a painting of John Joseph Enneking, the home-grown impressionist.

By - 4/12/16 - 5:43 pm

Our roving Hyde Park reporter, Mike Ball, reports:

The door at Antonio's in Logan Square was open this morning. The overworked solo contractor (his term) was painting the door jamb (black, by the bye).

Read more.

By - 4/8/16 - 7:37 am

Bldup reports developer Ad Meliora recently plunked down $2.1 million for an old industrial site across the Milton Street bridge from the Readville train station. Read more.

By - 4/7/16 - 7:47 am

The Bulletin reports on efforts by Hyde Park officials to clean up the neighborhood. At a meeting earlier this week, officials said that no matter what they do, the neighborhood is at a disadvantage because it's surrounded by suburbanites who use the city as their dumping ground - including a Milton pre-school that was dumping all its trash in the neighborhood.

This is not a new complaint.

By - 4/3/16 - 12:44 pm

Hyde Park Main Streets and City Councilor Tim McCarthy (Hyde Park, Mattapan, Roslindale) hold a community meeting on littering tomorrow, starting at 6 p.m. at the new Salamanders Cafe, 1231 River St.

By - 3/26/16 - 9:45 am

BLDUP reports the developer who spent $300,000 snapping up the old Dempsey's Bar on River Street has just put down $900,000 to buy the adjoining brick commercial building that goes from 1191 to 1203 River St.

By - 3/23/16 - 9:20 am
Two turkeys atop a house in Roslindale

Laura Kollett spotted these two turkeys this morning atop a house on South Street in Roslindale, near the train station.

Meanwhile, Jeff Sullivan shows us a more grounded turkey, in a parking lot off Truman Parkway and Fairmount Avenue in Hyde Park: Read more.

By - 3/16/16 - 4:02 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Raymond Concepcion of the shooting murder of Nicholas Martinez as he sat in a car stuck in traffic on Southampton Street in 2012, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Concepcion, just 15 at the time of the murder, was the gunman who got out of another car and fired the fatal shots, prosecutors charged. Read more.

By - 3/9/16 - 7:33 pm

State Police report a Milton 18-year-old crossing Brush Hill Road at Aberdeen Road around 3:30 p.m. was struck and killed by a Jeep driven by a Hyde Park man.

State Police say the driver tried to swerve into the median to avoid the woman. The driver stayed at the scene, State Police say, adding that while no charges have been brought, the crash remains under investigation.

By - 3/6/16 - 6:07 pm

Boston firefighters are at 1830 Hyde Park Ave. for what is now a one-alarm fire.

By - 2/25/16 - 2:03 pm

Boston Strolls asks:

Is there a reliable, affordable place to get my old photographs digitized around here (prefer JP/HP/Rozzie)?

By - 2/23/16 - 8:35 am

WCVB reports on closure for both the woman's family and the Boston Police detectives who had been trying to identify the remains of a woman found murdered and buried in the reservation.

By - 2/11/16 - 10:04 am

DCR has canceled tonight's planned meeting on putting a dog park in Stony Brook Reservation. It says it will announce a new date.

By - 2/3/16 - 6:54 pm

DCR holds a hearing Thursday, Feb. 11, on proposed designs for turning the shuttered Thompson Center in Stony Brook Reservation in Hyde Park into a dog park.

The session begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Hyde Park Municipal Building, 1179 River St.

By - 1/27/16 - 11:35 pm
Graffiti in Fields Corner and Back Bay

A Fields Corner resident looked at the graffiti sprayed on the BPL in Copley Square this morning and thought it looked familiar. Read more.

By - 1/27/16 - 11:27 am

Boston Police alert us:

The Boston Police Academy will be conducting simulated drills with recruit officers throughout the day during which blank ammunition will be fired. These drills will take place in the area of 85 Williams Avenue in Hyde Park.

By - 1/23/16 - 2:19 pm
New Salamander's in Hyde Park

Molly Lanzarotta reports that Salamander's, 1231 River St., was open for breakfast today and that they are serving: Read more.