Roslindale

By - 9/19/14 - 7:05 pm

This afternoon, somebody called police to report a coyote was just lounging on her rear porch on the Arborway up near Centre Street in Jamaica Plain

Shortly before 7 p.m., a woman called in from one of the paths in Stony Brook Reservation near the George Wright golf course on the Roslindale/Hyde Park line: She was walking her dog when she noticed two coyotes were... Read more

By - 9/18/14 - 9:25 pm

Katerina's, where Walworth and Beech streets came together at Washington, is gone tonight, its place taken by a backhoe whose operators have been busy the past couple of months digging a large hole in the ground behind it.

By - 9/12/14 - 2:47 pm

The Boston Licensing Board figured out yesterday it had no beer-and-wine licenses to offer to Seven Stars Street Bistro, which is expanding from one table to 16 on Belgrade Avenue.

Seven Stars had hoped to obtain a beer-and-wine license under a new state law that expands the number of licenses available in Boston, but the law is geared toward several specific neighborhoods and "main street"... Read more

By - 9/11/14 - 9:25 am
Tiny free library in Roslindale

Look what popped up outside 185 Cornell St. in Roslindale this week.

"If you take a book, you do not need to return it," the sign atop the box says. "If you leave a book, it is for anyone to take."

Jamaica Plain already has several libraries in a box.... Read more

By - 9/10/14 - 11:44 am

Seven Star Street Bistro, 153 Belgrade Ave., is seeking a beer and wine license for the dining room it's been building out the past few months.

The restaurant, which currently has just one table, wants to add a 16-seat dining room. It's seeking permission to stay open until midnight.

The Boston Licensing Board figures out tomorrow whether it has any beer and wine licenses to... Read more

By - 9/9/14 - 8:24 am

UPDATE: The poll worker is now an ex-poll worker.

A Roslindale resident went to vote early at the Conley School today. As you might expect, it wasn't at all crowded. She reports she got into the back room (the school has two rooms for voting) just in time to hear one of the poll workers educating the room on his political beliefs:

Older gentlemen

... Read more
By - 9/6/14 - 12:56 pm
Site of new apartments, restaurants at old Roslindale substation

A groundbreaking image.

City officials joined Roslindale residents today in officially starting the Substation project that by next year will feature 43 apartments and a restaurant called the Third Rail.

Developer Peregrine Group is building the new apartments on what used to be the Higgins Funeral Home and its parking lot and renovating the long dormant old trolley substation built in 1911 by the Boston Elevated Railway (using... Read more

By - 9/5/14 - 3:55 pm
Bad crash on Washington Street in Roslindale

Wes found his way up Washington Street blocked by a two-car crash near the new Harvest.

By - 8/29/14 - 11:43 am

Around 11:30 a.m. at 62 Hemman St..

By - 8/28/14 - 2:06 pm

WBZ introduces us to Uwa Lawrence, a landlord in the Roslindale/Mattapan area who is allegedly horrible enough to remove the windows, doors and circuit breaker on a cold February day from a unit whose tenant he wanted to get out.

By - 8/26/14 - 3:49 pm

Roxbury, MA – It is election season for Massachusetts residents! There are so many important issues that need to be addressed. Whether it be violence in the community, education, the economy, or green energy, everyone needs to be heard. For the first time, the Young Professionals Network of the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts (YPNULEM) is hosting a series entitled “Candid Conversations”. During this series,... Read more

By - 8/21/14 - 1:36 pm

The Boston Licensing Board voted today to let Silva's Brazilian Market, 168 Belgrade Ave., start selling beer and wine.

At a hearing yesterday, an attorney for the market said customers had asked for the ability to buy alcohol along with their Brazilian and Hispanic foods.

One resident attended to voice concern about possible increases in traffic at the busy intersection and noted the presence of... Read more

By - 8/21/14 - 11:50 am

Boston Police report arresting a local teen on charges he used a rock around 1 a.m. today to smash the drive-in window at the Dunkin' Donuts at 4610 Washington St. - the one near West Roxbury Parkway - and then stole unspecified stuff.

Unlike the larger Dunkin' Donuts at the other end of Washington Street, which is open 24 hours, this kiosk-like outlet is... Read more

By - 8/21/14 - 7:49 am

UPDATE: Ruled a suicide.

Brian D'Amico reports his body was found sometime after 6:30 a.m. in the 500 block of Hyde Park Avenue.

By - 8/18/14 - 3:17 pm

A concerned citizen in Roslindale makes a request about the bridge over the Needham Line tracks at Walworth Street:

There's been broken glass on sidewalk over train bridge for several days. I'll clean it up if you will tell ambulance drivers not to use sirens at 3 o'clock in the morning. Good deal?

The city replies:

Case Closed. Case Resolved. lol wish i could

... Read more
By - 8/14/14 - 12:11 pm

A Roslindale man whose victim turned him in after hearing about Jerry Sandusky and a pastor at a Dorchester ministry were sentenced to several years in prison this week following their convictions in separate trials, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Terrence Anderson, 53, of Roslindale, was sentenced to 3-5 years yesterday after a Suffolk Superior Court jury convicted him of sexually assaulting a... Read more

By - 8/9/14 - 10:45 am

The Globe uses the lens of an annual golf tournament (at George Wright, natch) to discuss the neighborhood bickering, buries the fact that, as of last year, the median price of a single-family home in Roslindale was $20,000 more than the median price of a single-family home in West Roxbury.... Read more

By - 8/7/14 - 6:25 pm

Around 4:45 p.m., possibly involving a bicyclist, at Cornell Street.

By - 8/6/14 - 6:12 pm
Quiet Jesus Lady

She stands, litterally, in sharp contrast to Screaming Jesus Guy, who has been annoying people on the Red and Orange lines for years now.

You can find her sometimes in the lobby of the Forest Hills Orange Line station. Like the Jehovah's Witnesses, she just stands there, but instead of having a copy of the Watchtower in an outreached hand, she just holds... Read more

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