Mission Hill

By - 10/7/16 - 11:26 am

Prosecutors say Karen Edwards, 36, of Brooklyn, NY, was ordered held without bail today at her arraignment in West Roxbury Municipal Court, where a judge ordered her to undergo psychological testing, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 9/19/16 - 4:38 pm

The Santander Bank branch at 6 Francis St. was held up around 4:10 p.m. The suspect is described as a black man, in his 40s or 50s, about 6' and slim, and wearing a black zip-up hoodie over a blue button-up shirt and a red T-shirt and white sneakers with trim.

By - 9/2/16 - 9:46 pm
Mess on Hillside Street on Mission Hill

A disgusted Mission Hill resident filed this report from Hillside Street, shortly before noon:

Just got back from walking my dog in the middle of the street since most of the sidewalks look like this. This trash has been on the sidewalk next to our house since yesterday early evening. Come on City of Boston and Mayor Walsh, you can do better!!! As a nurse who's been living here since the Spring I'm not finding this unsanitary situation amusing... My 1st and last 9/1 on the Hill!

By - 8/27/16 - 4:34 pm

A Mission Hill resident reports her Jeep was stolen from right outside her apartment sometime between 8 and 9:40 p.m. yesterday:

Stolen from Hillside St in Mission Hill (near Brigham Circle). License plate 665LL3. 2012 Jeep Rubicon Unlimited Call of Duty Edition. All Black, 4 door, hard top. It's customized from lights to wheels.

Hoping someone might see it parked on a street somewhere.

If you see it, she'd appreciate a call to 911.

By - 8/23/16 - 10:43 am

Boston Police report arresting a shotgun-toting burglar they say got sloppy in his escape. Read more.

By - 8/22/16 - 8:53 pm
100 South Huntington Ave., where thief was caught

Brookline, Boston team up to take man in at 100 S. Huntington Ave. Photo by Maitat2.

Brookline Police report a fleet-footed thief who stole packages from apartment lobbies near Coolidge Corner wound up under a Sterns Road resident's bed before fleeing into Boston, where he tried but failed to evade the long arm of the law on Mission Hill. Read more.

By - 8/7/16 - 7:01 pm

Boston Police report arresting three men and a teenager on gun charges early this morning after two chases that began when gang-unit officers noticed some guys hanging out in a McGreevey Way parking lot. Read more.

By - 6/28/16 - 1:10 pm

At a press conference to announce the new interim BLS headmaster today, School Superintendent Tommy Chang said he will appoint an interim O'Bryant headmaster "in coming weeks." Read more.

By - 6/21/16 - 12:41 pm

Mayor Walsh's office said today it's setting up permanent City Hall outlets in Boston neighborhoods, starting tomorrow at the Tobin Community Center on Mission Hill. Read more.

By - 6/20/16 - 11:46 pm

Around 11:30 p.m. in the area of Huntington Avenue and Mission Street. One was grazed in the hip.

By - 5/29/16 - 8:43 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports a three-alarm fire tonight at 43 Iroquois St. did an estimated $500,000 in damage, but caused no injuries.

The fire, reported around 8:25 p.m., started on a rear first-floor porch, the department says, adding the cause is under investigation.


By - 5/3/16 - 4:39 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Mission Hill man on charges he used a loaded rifle to get two refrigerator-delivery guys to leave his apartment, police say. Read more.

By - 4/2/16 - 11:58 am

Boston Police report arresting Enrique Auch, 18, of Revere (right), for the shooting death of D'Andre King-Settles at 60 Annunciation Rd. on Dec. 18. Read more.

By - 3/31/16 - 10:41 am
Chynah Tyler

Chynah Tyler, a former aide to state Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz and a Roxbury native, is running for the 7th Suffolk state representative's seat from which Gloria Fox is retiring this year.

Tyler unveiled her Web site today, although Politico reports she actually filed papers to run on March 16.

Also running: Monica Monique Cannon, also of Roxbury.

By - 3/30/16 - 9:15 pm
Gloria Fox

The State House News Service reports that state Rep. Gloria Fox is retiring at the end of the year from the 7th Suffolk (Roxbury, Mission Hill, the Fenway) district she's represented since 1985.

Fox on Facebook.

By - 3/6/16 - 5:58 pm

Boston Police report a sneaker sale arranged online ended on Tremont Street with a ruse involving a bogus payment and, when that didn't work, a shirt lifted to display what appeared to be a gun. Read more.

By - 2/16/16 - 4:58 pm
Proposed 1470 Tremont St. project

A developer wants to tear an old wooden house at Tremont and Sewall streets and include the facades of six neighboring row houses as the fronts for a new apartment complex that would include 33 apartments, including some rare four-bedroom units.

Developer Jason Savage, who has been building on Mission Hill for 16 years, says the project would include: Read more.

By - 1/30/16 - 12:20 pm
Architect's rendering of proposed 35 South Huntington Ave. building

Architect's rendering of what building would look like with no trolley tracks in front.

A developer wants to replace a couple of parking lots and a derelict old building with a six-story residential complex on South Huntington Avenue, next to the Wok N Talk near the intersection with Huntington Avenue. Read more.

By - 1/15/16 - 11:34 pm

Boston Police and friends identify the man found fatally shot inside 55 Fenwood Rd. on Wednesday as Eden Jacquet, 30.

Friends have set up a GoFundMe page to help his family, including his young daughter, Elaina.

By - 1/13/16 - 11:46 pm

Boston Police report officers investigating an "unknown medical situation" at 55 Fenwood Rd. around 7:40 p.m. found a man with gunshot wounds. He was transported to a nearby hospital, where he died.