Hyde Park

By - 11/6/15 - 7:22 am

The Globe reports police are investigating why the two failed to try to corroborate Stephanie McMahon's assertion she had a restraining order against her boyfriend on Nov. 16 of last year. They took him to a detox center instead of to a lockup; now he's charged with returning the next day and beating her to death.

By - 10/31/15 - 3:21 pm

If you live in the path of Logan Airport departures there's no doubt you were unable to sleep the morning of Saturday, October 31, 2015. He's a chart of the flights from about 5:30 A.M. to about 9:00.
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The same data is presented here as a gif.

By - 10/26/15 - 2:21 pm

Clive Francis went up to his troubled niece's room with a vacuum cleaner Saturday afternoon to help clean up some of the glass from the mirror she'd shattered. He didn't come down again because she shot him in the head, a Suffolk County prosecutor said today. Read more.

By - 10/24/15 - 5:47 pm
Lewis

Boston Police say Yvonne Lewis shot a relative in the head around 12:40 p.m., then was arrested about five hours later in Peabody. Read more.

By - 10/19/15 - 11:55 am
Aftermath of Danny Road explosion in Readville

Danny Road aftermath, from DPU report.

The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today the state did nothing wrong in fining a water-main contractor for a 2010 explosion that leveled one Readville home and damaged several others. Read more.

By - 10/15/15 - 9:20 am

Ari Ofsevit makes the case that adding electric wires and buying electric-powered cars would make a lot more sense on the only in-city commuter-rail line than the individual diesel cars the T proposed buying until the governor put the kibosh on them: Electrification would be cheaper in the long run and the trains would get to and from downtown faster.

By - 10/14/15 - 4:04 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire at 13 Elm St. this afternoon did an estimated $75,000 in damage and sent one firefighter to the hospital with a neck injury.

The cause of the second-floor fire, reported around 2:15 p.m., remains under investigation.

By - 10/5/15 - 2:31 pm
Dock in Turtle Pond in the Stony Brook Reservation

One of the docks on Turtle Pond in Stony Brook Reservation this afternoon - during the two minutes when the wind stopped and the surface of the pond was fairly calm.

By - 10/1/15 - 8:07 am
Jeff Randall

Family and friends are identifying the man found shot to death outside a Hyde Park apartment building as Jeff Randall, a Hyannis native and graduate of Barnstable High School. Read more.

By - 9/30/15 - 10:30 am

Boston Police report officers responding to a report of gunfire at 493 Huntington Ave., near River, found a man dead of gunshot wounds around 4:05 a.m.

By - 9/30/15 - 10:01 am

City Councilors Tim McCarthy (Hyde Park, Roslindale and Mattapan) and Michelle Wu (at large) hope to hold a hearing at which MBTA officials can explain the differing fares for commuter-rail stations within Boston city limits - in particular at stations south of Forest Hills. Read more.

By - 9/24/15 - 10:26 pm
Proposed apartments at Readville intersection

Rough idea of what project could look like, as seen from Hyde Park Avenue from across Milton Street.

At first, it might seem like a ridiculous question. But as Readville residents told the prospective developer of 240 apartments across the Milton Street bridge from Readville station tonight, it begins to make sense if you actually try to commute from the station. Read more.

By - 9/23/15 - 1:25 pm

City councilors are working with residents along American Legion Highway to preserve "urban wilds" along the road and ultimately create a more bucolic stretch out of what at-large Councilor Steve Murphy says is now a "blighted" area. Read more.

By - 9/17/15 - 9:52 pm

A developer that specializes in turning dilapidated industrial and commercial parcels into market-rate housing has its eyes on the dilapidated old warehouse at 1725 Hyde Park Ave., just north of the Readville train station. Read more.

By - 9/16/15 - 10:35 pm
Graffiti or art?

A concerned citizen reports being a little confused by what's on the side of this store on Hyde Park Avenue in Hyde Park:

Unable to determine if this is a gang related or simple stupid art.

By - 9/4/15 - 2:06 pm

The Suffolk County Mosquito Control Project will spray areas around Fowl Meadow with an aerosol insecticide this coming Wednesday night - Thursday if it rains or the truck has issues.

The sumethrin spraying will be done in the area of Neponset Valley Parkway between Meadow Road and Prescott Street. The Boston Public Health Commission advises: Read more.

By - 8/30/15 - 10:38 pm

UPDATE: Road reopened at 11:30 p.m.

Shortly after 10:30 p.m. just south of the Americas Food Basket mall. Van flipped on its side; at least three injuries. The road is shut south of Metropolitan Avenue.

By - 8/19/15 - 10:54 am
Dempsey's in Hyde Square.

The new owner of Dempsey's Bar and Grill, 1185 River St., told the Boston Licensing Board long-time customers can expect exactly what they get now should the board approve his purchase at a meeting tomorrow. Read more.

By - 8/14/15 - 11:16 pm
Blimp over Hyde Park

Hyde Park residents who looked up shortly before 11 p.m. got a look at a blimp puttering overhead.

By - 8/14/15 - 3:37 pm

Franklin and Needham Line service was shut for about 20 minutes as Boston Police pursued a burglary suspect who kept running across the train tracks south of Canterbury Street around 3 p.m. Officers swarmed both sides of the tracks for the suspect, who eventually tried to make good his escape through wooded yards on the Roslindale side - only to be caught by Transit Police officers who had arrived to help out.

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