Mayor Walsh's office reports the city has won a $250,000 federal grant to add climbing areas and trail markers and restore wetlands in the Sherrin Woods Urban Wild. Read more.
This past summer, Let's Wait spent two nights in Roslindale Square, filming a music video, "3 Drinks in Love" - including inside the soon to be gone Jerusalem Trading.
You can watch and hear them live on Thursday at Thunder Road in Somerville.
And that makes two entries in the Roslindale song list, along with Roslindale by Birdbrain.
Charlie Redd, of Redd's in Rozzie, explains why the restaurant is no longer open Sunday nights:
Due to current labor trends touching the entire Nation's restaurants, especially Bostonâ€™s, we find ourselves short-handed and unable to staff the service on Sunday night up to the standards you have come to expect from us. ...
Today was a good day for a walk through the Arnold Arboretum. I wandered the path around Peters Hill, on the Roslindale side. Read more.
A reader of GateHouse's Transcript took a look at the annual circulation form in the paper the other week and was shocked to see how few people now take the paper: In a neighborhood of roughly 30,000 people - about 12,000 households - barely more than 200 people now subscribe (and only 8 people bought it at a newsstand).
Mya Roget, a student at the Boston Community Leadership Academy, died in a car crash around 12:50 p.m. at American Legion Highway at Clare Avenue, off Hyde Park Avenue. Read more.
The Boston Licensing Board today granted liquor licenses to restaurants across the city it determined met a "public need" - and rejected requests from others they ruled did not. Read more.
A West Roxbury Municipal Court judge set bail at $500,000 each today for Luis Colon, 24, of Lawrence, and Eric Rosado-Gonzalez, 25, of Dorchester on charges related to the shootout on Newburg Street yesterday that involved two state troopers - one of whom authorities said had a loaded gun put to his head at one point. Read more.
The new playground at Fallon Field in Roslindale is fast taking shape, with the possibility it could be ready by month's end for kids to play in.
A Boston officer and a state trooper came under fire this afternoon during an investigation on Newburg Street, off Belgrade Avenue. They returned fire. One suspect was quickly arrested, the other fled.
Police Commissioner William Evans said tonight he does not think Eric Rosado-Gonzalez is still in the Newburg area. Read more.
UPDATE: What your reporter thought was a short-eared bunny was, in fact, Sammy the Squirrel. Clearly a future in fuzzy mascots is not in the cards.
A light drizzle failed to halt the 41st annual Roslindale Day parade from its traditional route down Belgrade and back up South Street.
As always, the firetrucks started things off: Read more.
Chris Dagdigian spotted the smashed window this morning at the new Tony's meat market on Washington Street in Roslindale. Tondy and Deb DeBenedictis report that sometime overnight, somebody apparently fired BBs at three windows.
For the second time this month, a community meeting on a proposed Roslindale development that would be small by South Boston or Forest Hills standards raised fears that Roslindale is about to be rushed by developers who will try to completely overwhelm the neighborhood with projects far denser than allowed under a rezoning plan worked out by residents and the city only a few years ago. Read more.
Nicholas Alexander Rovinski pleaded guilty today to federal charges that he conspired with Usaamah Abdullah Rahim and Rahim's nephew on a plot to kill a prominent anti-Islam crusader in New York - and that he continued to try to carry out murders even after he was imprisoned after Rahim was shot dead by an FBI agent and a Boston cop in a Roslindale parking lot on June 2, 2015, the US Attorney's office reports: Read more.
MassDOT reports Lagrange Street will be shut just north of Centre Street on Sunday, Oct. 2 to let workers install parts of a new Needham Line bridge over Lagrange. Read more.
Boston Magazine reports the shih-tzu lost a leg and about 40% of its blood after being hit between Roslindale Village and Forest Hills last Thursday, but is now recovering nicely as the MSPCA puts her up for adoption.
Shortly after 9 a.m. a driver making the turn from South Street onto Belgrade Avenue in Roslindale somehow flipped over at Birch Street. Read more.
Boston Animal Control reports:
We need your help! These two sweet girls were abandoned tied to a tree at the Arnold Arboretum on Saturday (9/17/16). If you recognize these dogs or saw anything, please let us know. 617 635 5348.
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