Hyde Park

By - 9/20/13 - 9:18 am

Updated with police statement.

Somebody playing with some chemicals in a Readville apartment this morning caused an explosion that blew his hands off, gave him extensive second and third-degree burns and injured at least four other people.

Boston Police say the person, whom they did not identify, was conducting "a chemical experiment" around 9 a.m., when the explosion happened in his basement apartment at... Read more

By - 9/19/13 - 11:29 am

Transit Police posted this video of a guy spitting at a driver around 12:15 a.m. on Sept. 10 at Malden Center, on a bus being operated as a replacement for the Orange Line.

Earlier that same day, police say, a woman kicked the driver of a 32 bus on Hyde Park Avenue at West Street in Hyde Park.... Read more

By - 9/4/13 - 8:56 pm

Tebow shirt on sale

Better hurry, although Paul MacMaster says he'll wait until they're 125% off.

By - 8/29/13 - 9:05 am

Seven of the eight candidates running to replace Rob Consalvo as city councilor in District 5 (Hyde Park, Roslindale, Mattapan) made their pitches last night to a packed house at a forum sponsored by the Fairmount Hill Neighborhood Assocation (Ava Callendar had a previous engagement). Some excerpts:

Education

Everybody hates all the money spent on school busing and said Boston schools need to be better.... Read more

By - 8/28/13 - 10:31 am

UPDATE: Herald says it's changed the time of its forum to "accommodate a scheduling conflict by some candidates," which is certainly an artful way to put it.

Marty Walsh, John Barros and Bill Walczak say that on the evening of Sept. 9, they'll be honoring their commitments and appearing at a mayoral forum sponsored by MassCreative, which was announced weeks ago,... Read more

By - 8/20/13 - 3:04 pm

Gerald Desouza, 42, was charged with aggravated rape of a child after investigators found video files on his home computer and cameras showing him raping a 15-year-old girl, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Desouza was also charged with dissemination of material harmful to minors, posing or exhibiting a child in a state of nudity, photographing or recording an unsuspecting person in a state... Read more

By - 8/3/13 - 8:27 pm

UPDATE, Sunday: He was found safe.

LivingstonBoston Police have mounted an extensive search for Derrick Livingston, who has Alzheimer's and who was last seen around 9:30 a.m. at 151 Glenwood Ave. in Hyde Park.

Livingston, 74, wears a white tracking bracelet. Earlier today, police - and a State Police helicopter -... Read more

By - 8/1/13 - 3:28 pm

The year's second pool of infested mosquitoes was found earlier this week in Hyde Park, joining an equally WNV-laden pool in Jamaica Plain, the Boston Public Health Commission says.

West Nile Virus is generally considered a mild problem, causing flu-like symptoms, at least among people with healthy immune systems, but the commission says now would be a good time to slather up with DEET for... Read more

By - 7/25/13 - 11:49 pm

Walczak at the beach.

Bill Walczak traveled to Malibu Beach today to push an agenda for dealing with climate change by both preparing the city for a rising sea - increased protection of buffering marshes and other steps to protect local buildings and infrastructure -... Read more

By - 7/24/13 - 6:36 pm

Surveillance photo provided by BPD, which blurred Lord's face.Surveillance photo provided by BPD, which blurred Lord's face.

Officials today released some details of what they said was one of Amy Lord's final hours before her murder yesterday in Hyde Park.... Read more

By - 7/24/13 - 10:35 am

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office updates us on the man whose body was found by the Neponset River in Hyde Park and the woman whose body was found on Carson Beach last week:

Autopsies showed no signs of violence to either body. Tox screens pending for both but foul play not suspected in either case.

... Read more
By - 7/23/13 - 6:40 pm

UPDATE: Police say Amy Lord was murdered in the forest.

UPDATE: Victim identified; murder might be related to another South Boston stabbing.

Boston Police are investigating the murder of a woman whose body was found around 4 p.m. in Stony Brook Reservation off Enneking Parkway in Hyde Park.

The female appeared to be the victim of an assault.

The Suffolk County... Read more

By - 7/23/13 - 9:24 am

The Suffolk County Mosquito Control Project will have trucks going around parts of Hyde Park between dusk and 11:30 p.m. spraying for mosquitoes, the Boston Public Health Commission says.

The specific areas: Streets surrounding Wolcott Square and Meadow Road in Readville, streets beetween Truman Parkway and the Milton line, and the area near the golf course: Gordon Avenue, Austin Street and DeForest Street. If it... Read more

By - 7/20/13 - 8:55 am

Mike Ball, who lives on Fairmount Hill why he's loving the newly expanded service on the Fairmount Line into South Station. Now if only they could add Saturday and Sunday service, he sighs.

By - 7/17/13 - 10:14 pm

As of 10 p.m., parts of Roslindale, Hyde Park, Roxbury and Dorchester were without power.

Parts of the western side of South Boston went dark when a manhole on West 1 St. between B and C went kablooie. NStar was unable to provide an estimate for when workers could get down there for a look.

Firefighters responded to 320 W. 2 St., where... Read more

By - 7/11/13 - 7:59 pm

Boston Police are looking for a skinny kid who pulled a gun out of a backpack and robbed Asian Thai Eatery, 1068 River St., around 7:45 p.m.

The suspect is described as black, very thin, 17 or 18, about 5'9" and wearing a black baseball cap, a black shirt and light blue jeans. After grabbing cash, he ran down River towards Arlington Street. Both... Read more

By - 7/9/13 - 2:24 pm

State Police are trying to figure out whose badly decomposed body was found yesterday near the Fairmount Line and the Neponset River by Dana Avenue in Hyde Park, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports:

Given the condition of the remains, identification is expected to take some time, as is the Medical Examiner's determination as to cause and manner of death. The location of

... Read more
By - 7/8/13 - 11:33 pm

Around 6:30 p.m. near the Fairmount Line at Dana Avenue, AlertNewEngland reports.

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