Mike Ball, these days hobbling around with several broken ribs and his arm in a sling, recounts what happened when he dared yell at a driver who almost took him out at a crosswalk on River Street in Hyde Park today: A cop came out of nowhere and started yelling at him:
Unbelievably, he told me:
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- He would have gotten to it and handled
Nancy Bloom writes she was scheduled to be fired on June 1 in an annual ritual at her Hyde Park charter school. Instead, she quit May 31, tired of working 10-hour days for lower wages than her BPS counterparts, the mistrust by administrators, the weeks of dread leading up to June 1:
At least public schools and their unions have transparent guidelines for tenure... Read more
Boston Police report arresting two Hyde Park brothers for a gunpoint robbery outside the Hyde Park BPL branch early this morning.
According to police, the victim was standing on the steps of the library using his laptop when Jarvis Israel, 18, and Jonathan Israel, 19, walked up to him. Jarvis Israel displayed a gun and demanded the man's money.
The victim stated he... Read more
Channel 5 reports State Police are looking for three men who jumped a woman on Truman Parkway late Sunday night, showed a gun, punched her to the ground, then kicked her repeatedly.
A woman walking home from her job at Annabelle's in Cleary Square around 10:30 p.m. when she was attacked by the footbridge over the train tracks and the Neponset - across which... Read more
The Globe reports a state authority has stopped paying Boston for renovations to Hyde Park High School because the school is shut.
When BPS officials realized shutting the school meant they were going to lose millions of dollars over several years for work they'd already paid for, they scrambled to find a way to re-open the building - at first announcing plans... Read more
Spring Seedling Sale May 19th and 20th 9am-3pm
Wake up the Farm Pancake Breakfast May 19th 9am-11am
Join us to celebrate the start of the 2012 season. Enjoy delicious pancakes with friends and stock up on seedlings for your home garden.
There will be a variety of vegetable, herb and flower plants available for purchase, all grown on the farm using organic practices. We... Read more
As 1912 began, Boston expanded by 15,000 people when it took over the town of Hyde Park. The annexation, approved by Hyde Park voters the previous fall, marked the last time Boston grew by swallowing up a neighboring community.
The... Read more
Boston firefighters are battling a brush fire in the forest, near... Read more
It's the second time in seven months violence linked to gangs in other neighborhoods has hit Hyde Park. Last September, an alleged associate of Roxbury's H Block gang was unloading groceries outside his girlfriend's Readville apartment when he... Read more
Firefighters in Boston and several nearby communities are battling brush fires that all seemed to erupt around the same time this evening, in Dedham, Milton, Norwood... Read more
Update, 12:50 p.m.: Boston Police report the victim, 20, died at Boston Medical Center.
Brian D'Amico reports a man was shot shortly before 9 p.m. outside the Price Rite, 871 River St., and was taken to Boston Medical Center in bad shape. Police are looking for a white Subaru spotted driving down River Street into Hyde Park.... Read more
Takes a look at the new bridge installed over the weekend across the Fairmount Line, instead of piecemeal over the eons, like, oh, that bridge on American Legion Highway over Morton Street.
Why there? No doubt to help open the newly rebuilt Stop & Shop there.
We took a spin around the place (after the wienermobile had left, though).... Read more
UPDATE: Franklin High School officials say the actual pugilists on the train were Franklin High alumni, not students, the Milford Daily News reports.
The 7:20 Franklin train last night pulled into Forge Park 63 minutes late because MBTA Transit Police had to board it twice to quell rambunctious Franklin High students returning from a hockey match at the Garden (which the Franklin Panthers ... Read more
They're peeping away at the George Wright Golf Course and Stony Brook Reservation tonight.
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