Spotted yesterday on the side of the South Street tiny free library.Read more
If Boston gets the 2024 Olympics, backers say they would fulfill part of their goal of making permanent improvements to venues by leaving behind a new swimming pool in Franklin Park after the end of the modern pentathlon planned for the park.
The pool would go next to White Stadium, which would undergo a major renovation as a venue for both the pentathlon - whose...Read more
The Franklin Park Coalition meets wth Boston 2024 organizers at 6:30 p.m. to consider the possible impact of the Olympics programs proposed for the park.
The session is at the Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse, 1 Circuit Dr.
Roving UHub photographer Nick and his roving UHub photographerlets spotted this hungry snow monster at Hyde Park Avenue and Dellmore Road today.Read more
Taupaw the Dutch Wolfhound, who startled a Coast Guard cutter crew when he ran in front of them on the ice in Quincy Bay, turned up at a construction site in Dorchester yesterday, according to Missing Dogs Massachusetts, which reports Boston Animal Control, which spotted, picked him up and reunited him with his Jamaica Plain owner....Read more
Taupaw is lanky, gray, brown and white, is shy, but loves other dogs. And he loves to roam:
He went missing from Newmarket Sq., was photographed on the ice in Quincy Bay on 2-27, seen 2-27 on Lawrence Ave/Blue Hill...Read more
Interim Boston School Superintendent John McDonough last night released the names of the five schools he says need to be shut this year to save money: Community Academy in Jamaica Plain, Middle School Academy in South Boston, Rogers Middle School in Hyde Park, Elihu Greenwood Leadership Academy in Hyde Park and West Roxbury Academy.
BPS says that with a $40 million to $50 million shortfall...Read more
Donte Henley, 24, is expected to be arraigned tomorrow on a charge of murder in West Roxbury Municipal Court, according to police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office.
Police had initially...Read more
Developers hope to break ground this fall on a residential complex in Egleston Square that could also bring a new restaurant to the neighborhood - and more affordable housing than required by city code.
In a filing with the BRA, developers Paul and Justin Iantosca and Dan Mangiacotti detail their proposal to replace the E & J Auto Center, the old Economy Plumbing and Heating...Read more
Prescient drivers who brought long books with them had plenty of time to catch up this morning. Hyde Park Avenue into Forest Hills was, once again, a complete mess. It was joined this morning by the West Roxbury Parkway and Arborway/Jamaicaway where delays stretched way back, in turn causing a backup on Walter Street that extended all the way to Henry's, where, at least,...Read more
This replaces an earlier post on the robbery that had an incorrect location for the crime.
Boston Police report arresting one of two men they say entered a Hyde Park Avenue residence shortly before 8 p.m. yesterday, forced the residents to the floor and then stole watches, phones and several hundred dollars in cash before running out.
Police say the residents got up and...Read more
Shamus Moynihan spotted this note on a car on Bynner Street in Jamaica Plain today, and now we're just filled with questions:
What if the driver evacuates the space but doesn't return the gallon jug? What kind of jug was it that it's worth wanting back? And given that it's now approaching 5 p.m., what happened at 4?...Read more
A Quincy man faces charges he participated in two of the five gunpoint robberies that had left Jamaica Plain shop owners on edge.
Heath Carson, 35, was arraigned last week on charges he was one of two guys who helped hold up Tostado, 300 Centre St. on Jan. 22 and is expected to be arraigned on charges he held up the JP Variety Store...Read more