Hyde Park

Hyde Park

By - 11/21/13 - 6:38 am
Re Clipz

Re Clipz: Gone missing. Source.

WFXT reports the identity of the Haverhill man whose remains were found in charred pieces 25 miles apart.

The Newburyport Daily News reports the house where the murder and dismemberment may have happened had been rented by "an aspiring rapper with a lengthy criminal record" named Reggie Cummings.

By - 11/19/13 - 10:28 pm

Rogers, a Dorchester native and Hyde Park patrolman who gained some small fame for his role on "Boston's Finest" earlier this year, took his own life today. He'd been a Boston police officer for eight years.

Dot Rat is collecting remembrances and condolences.

By - 11/19/13 - 6:32 pm

The Newburyport Daily News reports authorities are looking at whether a murder victim up that way was chopped up and then disposed of in pieces off Readville Street and in woods in Bridgewater.

By - 11/19/13 - 2:16 pm

Police say food wasn't the main attraction at Cordon Bleu on River Street - it was the lottery they charge was being run out of a room in the back of the restaurant.

Restaurant owner Marie Ketty Sanon, though, says she was only collecting money to buy rice, beans, sugar and other staples for relatives of customers back in Haiti.

At a Boston Licensing Board hearing this morning, however, Sanon allowed as how numbers on a receipt seized by police and given to the board as evidence did, in fact, show numbers, although she was unable to explain just what the numbers represented.

By - 11/14/13 - 11:15 am

Boston Police report they are investigating "what appeared to be burned human remains," found outside a commercial garage at 20 Readville St. around 9:20 a.m.

Meanwhile, the Globe reports Bridgewater firefighters responding to a report of a fire last night found a flaming barrel with what also appeared to be human remains inside.

Investigators from both communities have made contact just in case, but it's too early to say if there's a link between the two discoveries, a spokesman for the Suffolk County District Attorney's office says.

By - 11/14/13 - 7:53 am
Sunrise over Readville

Boston Strolls snapped the sunrise in Readville at 6:20 this morning.

By - 11/10/13 - 10:50 am

We live in the largest city in New England, and yet, around 10:15 a.m., I had to hit the brakes to avoid plowing into a buck bounding across the Dedham Parkway near the entrance to Georgetowne in Hyde Park. Antlers and everything.

Tom O'Gara reports he saw one on Enneking Parkway around 1 a.m.

By - 11/6/13 - 8:02 am
Wanted woman

The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force reports the Commonwealth Cooperative Bank, 1172 River St. in Hyde Park was held up around 2:50 p.m. on Friday by a woman also wanted for holding up the Commerce Bank branch in the South End on Oct. 29.

She gave a teller a note saying she had a bomb. After getting money, she fled on foot, the task force says.

By - 11/1/13 - 8:21 am

Following David Bernstein's lead, the Globe today reports on the mystery Roslindale woman who set up a PAC to run ads supporting Marty Walsh. Turns out the woman couldn't find a voting booth if her life depended on it, yet she's raised lots of money from people she refuses to identify for these "independent" ads.

By - 10/31/13 - 9:30 pm

Police and EMTs rushed to 746 Truman Parkway in Hyde Park around 9:20 p.m. after two men, one armed with an ice pick, the other with a shovel, began jousting. The man with the ice pick punctured the shovel man's face several times; Shovel man in turn managed to slice open ice-pick man's face with his ad-hoc weapon.

By - 10/29/13 - 1:08 pm

BPS added extra security to the Hyde Park Education Complex today after a staff member found a gun outside the building. In a statement, BPS says:

By - 10/27/13 - 1:06 pm

The eight at-large council candidates will debate at 5:30 p.m. today in Northeastern's Blackman Auditorium.

Looks like Bill Linehan and Suzanne Lee will debate after all, 6 p.m. at the Lithuanian Club, 368 W. Broadway in South Boston. The South End News reports on a forum featuring Lee and Linehan last week.

By - 10/26/13 - 6:22 pm

Mike Moura reports Boston firefighters are in the woods where Roslindale, West Roxbury and Hyde Park come together, fighting an extensive brush fire reported shortly before 6 p.m.

The reservation is one of three Boston areas particularly prone to brush fires. The others are the Fens and the marshes along the Neponset River in Dorchester Lower Mills.

By - 10/17/13 - 3:11 pm

The mayor's office today announced an expansion at the city-owned Fairview Cemetery in Hyde Park: 1,600 new grave spaces and a new columbarium with 800 "niches" for people who prefer cremation.

The cemetery, opened in 1893, sits next to the Mother Brook and features a park-like landscape.

By - 10/16/13 - 6:39 pm

A man sprung from prison thanks to disgraced chemist Annie Dookhan was charged with heroin possession after he tried to evade a routine traffic stop in Hyde Park, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Pedro Hernandez, 46, of Lawrence, had a five-year heroin sentence stayed last year because Dookhan processed some of the drug evidence against him. According to the DA's office, police found him with "four tightly bundled sticks of heroin weighing approximately 41 grams" following an attempted traffic stop on West Street near Summer Street:

By - 10/12/13 - 9:22 pm
Burned truck, RV in Hyde Park.

The Boston Fire Department reports investigators are trying to determine why a big rig and a motor home parked off Hyde Park Avenue near the train tracks burst into flames tonight.

Firefighters arrived at 1661 Hyde Park Ave. shortly after 7 p.m. to find both vehicles fully engulfed in flames, the department says.

Commuter rail was briefly stopped due to all the smoke, the department says, adding one firefighter suffered minor injuries.

By - 10/10/13 - 12:50 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports a short circuit sparked a fire around 10:25 a.m. at 6 Aldo Terrace.

The department estimates damage at $100,000. There were no injuries.

By - 10/9/13 - 7:42 pm

Monday morning, police raced to 2 Frazer St. in Hyde Park after a 911 caller reported two men - one packing a gun in his waistband - were banging on the windows, demanding somebody come out and settle up a debt.

By - 9/23/13 - 6:46 am

Stanley Staco reports a man was shot around 11:30 p.m., Sunday, at 26 Woodglen Rd.

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.