Roslindale

By - 11/18/17 - 9:30 am

WHDH reports police are investigating what happened between a pair of relatives around 12:10 a.m. at Washington Street and Metropolitan Avenue to cause one to shoot the other in the stomach, then use the gun to commit suicide an hour later.

By - 11/17/17 - 6:28 pm

Both the bfresh at 470 Washington St. in Brighton and the 7-Eleven at 4196 Washington St. in Roslindale Square currently have "50% off" signs because both are about to close down.

By - 11/17/17 - 10:07 am

Trillium Brewing of Fort Point will be opening a winter beer garden in the almost completely renovated trolley substation in Roslindale Square, the company and Roslindale Village Main Street announced today. Read more.

By - 11/16/17 - 12:42 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports investigators have concluded a Saturday fire that did an estimated $350,000 in damage to a house on Newburg Street at Belgrade Avenue in Roslindale was caused by "improper disposal of smoking material" on the first-floor porch. Before being knocked down, the fire spread to the second floor and attic.

GoFundMe page for the residents.

By - 11/16/17 - 12:22 pm
Ick in Roslindale
Male potency package, emptied

Timothy the roving UHub photographer reports finding this collection of items pinned to a fence at Catherine and Meyer streets in Roslindale yesterday.

What are the odds the person responsible took responsibility for it?

By - 11/13/17 - 6:32 pm

A MassDOT spokesperson reports the city told MBTA directors today it's ready to seriously map out how to get a dedicated bus lane on the narrow Washington Street between Forest Hills and Roslindale Square: Read more.

By - 11/13/17 - 2:31 pm

Boston South Fair Skies holds its second formal organizing meeting on Wednesday in Roslindale.

The group, formed earlier this year after residents grew tired of hour after hour of jets roaring overhead in narrow air corridors, meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Roslindale Community Center, 6 Cummins Highway at Washington St.

By - 11/11/17 - 10:47 am
Fire on Newburg Street in Roslindale

UPDATE: Smoker to blame, BFD says.

The Boston Fire Department reports no injuries from a fire that erupted at 6 Newburg St., at Belgrade, shortly before 10:30 a.m. Read more.

By - 11/9/17 - 10:07 pm

Boston Police report they are looking for three men they say have held up five markets at gunpoint over the last week. Read more.

By - 11/9/17 - 10:50 am
Possible brewery site on Belgrade Avenue in Roslindale

From ice cream to beer?

Roslindale Village Main Street teases us with the news that a brewery has signed a lease for the vacant space where Select Cafe and Emack & Bolio's used to be on Belgrade Avenue, across from the train stop. Read more.

By - 11/8/17 - 10:23 pm

Shot in the chest, but at 105 Brookway Rd., shortly before 10:15 p.m. Because of the severity of the victim's injuries, the homicide unit has been called in.

Washington Street was shut between Archdale Road and Ukraine Way. Buses to Roslindale and West Roxbury were being diverted to Hyde Park Avenue on the way to Roslindale Square.

By - 11/7/17 - 11:45 pm
Boston firefighters at fire on Albano Street in Roslindale

A three-alarm fire that started in the top floor of 54 Albano St., at Washington, around around 11:35 p.m. did an estimated $350,000 damage, the Boston Fire Department reports.

All residents were evacuated safely.

The cause remains under investigation, the department says.

By - 11/7/17 - 9:41 pm

Home Market, 165 Belgrade Ave., was held up at gunpoint around 9:30 p.m. by three black men, clad in blue and wearing black ski masks. Read more.

By - 11/4/17 - 10:35 pm

Henry's Market, 892 South St., was held up around 10:25 p.m. by three masked men, possibly teens, one of whom showed a gun. Read more.

By - 11/1/17 - 9:33 pm
Projecting a pro-immigrant, anti-Trump message on the Roslindale substation

Adam Rogoff reports somebody was projecting this pro-immigrant message on the old substation in Roslindale Square tonight, apparently to test out how it would work for a protest somewhere else.

By - 10/31/17 - 10:27 am
Roslindale storefronts to be replaced

Storefronts and house to come down in Roslindale.

The Board of Appeal today approved plans to replace a four-storefront block and house at 878 South St., across from Green T at Walter Street, with a three-story, nine-unit residential building. Read more.

By - 10/30/17 - 7:24 am
Flattened car in Roslindale

Flattened car on Primrose Street in Roslindale.

Trees fell, power lines snapped and cats raced through apartments looking for a safe space as the Great Sou'easter of 2017 roared through the state overnight. Read more.

By - 10/28/17 - 10:13 am

A "Buy Nothing" group in which Roslindale residents "gift" each other in a more formal way than just putting stuff out at the curb has become so successful it's planning to split in two next week - with Washington Street the dividing line. Read more.

By - 10/25/17 - 10:36 pm

Around 10 p.m., a person walking up Canterbury Street from Hyde Park Avenue towards Sacred Heart School was followed by somebody who punched him several times and took his backpack, wallet and phone. The suspect, described as black, in his late teens or early 20s, with short hair and wearing a black hoodie, fled down Pinedale Road. Police recovered the backpack.

By - 10/15/17 - 9:40 am
Burst water main in Roslindale

Kristie Helms probably thought about breaking out a rowboat this morning after a water main on Cliffmont Street, off Canterbury, broke this morning, sending water gushing into the street.