The last two times I've walked by it has been closed; does anyone know if this is permanent? And if it is, does Wonderspice Cafe do takeout?
The Milton owner of an 8-year-old parakeet rushed the "bloodied, barely conscious" bird to Angell Animal Medical Center last month after she turned on a shop vac - not realizing the budgie had crawled into the device moments before. In a statement, Angell says veterinarians first stabilized Marie Margarone's Birdie, then got the pet into surgery:
X-rays confirmed that Birdie's left wing was so... Read more
A crash sent an off-duty cop and another person to the hospital near the Forest Hills T station around 11:25 p.m. Roads around the station were shut down as firefighters worked to free the officer from the wreck of his car.
A federal appeals court today upheld the conviction of a Dorchester man who pleaded guilty to trying to burn down the businesses and residences of people who annoyed him, from Roslindale to Cambridge, over a two-year period.
The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Boston agreed with Jose Baez that evidence from a GPS device that monitored one of his... Read more
Kathy Cahill asks:
Where to find locally made cannolis in JP-Ros-Hyde Park?
The Jamaica Plain Gazette reports residents continue to complain about problems getting their mail despite the postal service's apparent effort to clean house at the local post office.
Welby said she will be cutting out the Gazette articles on the problem and sending them with her bills that have come late, hoping she wonâ€™t get charged a late fee.... Read more
A man accused of a sexual attack on a woman on an Orange Line train just before Forest Hills tried to fight his way out of being arrested after the train pulled into the station this afternoon, Transit Police say:
The victim stepped off the train and observed two Transit Police officers located on the platform. The victim immediately yelled out to the officers... Read more
The Boston Fire Department reports a two-alarm fire early this morning at 104 Bynner St. sent an 80-year-old man to the hospital.
The fire, called in at 1:48 a.m., also sent a firefighter to the hospital when he got something in his eye.
Investigators are currently trying to determine the cause of the fire in the two-family home.... Read more
The Boston Cyclists Union reports DCR hopes to hold a forum on a review of the department's ice-removal policies for bicycle paths, last updated in 2006.
A DCR spokesman noted the number of bicyclists on state-owned paths, such as along the Southwest Corridor, has increased since then and that the state recognizes "the commitment" of year-round bicyclists.
Area bicycling groups protested this week after... Read more
Jamaica Plain News reports Video Underground in Hyde Square will soon cease to be.
Around 3:15 p.m., somebody fired three shots. No apparent victims, but police found shell casings at School Street and Weld Avenue. Police are looking for a small black car seen fleeing the area, as well as for somebody seen jumping on a T bus right after the shots.
The building inspector was summoned to check the building for structural damage; the E Line stopped running past Brigham Circle.... Read more
A bicyclist's request that DCR ensure its bike paths are plowed and salted to bare pavement within a couple days after a large snowstorm has DCR officals saying enough's enough: Bicyclists with "poor judgement and unrealistic expectations" who can't find other ways to get around in the days after a snowstorm should consider moving to a warmer city.
UHub was forwarded a series of e-mail... Read more
So it has come to this in Jamaica Plain: A fed-up citizen complains about Weld Hill Street:
In addition to the gazillion space savers that are all along Weld Hill, at 14 Weld Hill there is a small blue car used to save at least 2 spots during the day, then moved to a driveway. there is no parking on the street because of... Read more
As of 2:45, there were three 39 buses dead on South Huntington Avenue by the VA Hospital - two due to a bit of crashiness. Police asked the dispatcher on that route to stop sending buses down South Huntington.
And with nowhere for them to turn around, E Line trolleys that normally would head that way are instead terminating at Brigham Circle.
Mike Silverman describes the snow in JP:
Organic cucumber slice-sized snowflakes falling in Jamaica Plain.
Chris Helms, who set up Patch's JP effort back when Patch was full of hope and optimism and actual reporters, is cranking up Jamaica Plain News.
ALL REGISTERED DEMOCRATS IN WARD 19 ARE INVITED!
Delegates representing 13 Districts of Roslindale & JP to be elected
- Saturday, February 8
- 10:30 AM
- IUPAT Hall
25 Colgate Rd
Roslindale MA 02131
Democrats in Boston Ward 19 will be holding a caucus at the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Hall, 2nd floor, to elect 24 delegates and 4 alternates to the... Read more
Around 1 p.m., the MBTA turned on a new electronic signboard at Forest Hills to alert bus riders when their bus is due at the station.
In a statement, T General Manager Beverly Scott says:
I've often said our buses are the work horses of our system, serving more than 375,000 people on a typical weekday. The countdown signs at our busiest bus stops will... Read more