Yes, that's a lit Christmas tree in an apartment at Washington and Beech streets tonight. And while you can't tell from the photo, the lights were blinking.
A roving UHub correspondent, meanwhile, reports another lit tree on Canterbury Street, opposite the Sacred Heart School.... Read more
A Roslindale man facing a variety of drug and gun-related charges in two counties had his bail on some of those charges revoked today when he was arraigned on new drug and gun charges, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
West Roxbury District Court Judge Judge Pamela Dashiell actually set bail for William... Read more
As a resident of Boston for twenty-eight years, I’ve had Stephen Lynch as my representative in Congress for ten. During that time:
- He neither supported nor opposed the Affordable Care Act for over a year until the final hour when he joined Rep. Bart Stupak of the anti-choice caucus to offer his vote in return for including anti-choice legislation in the health care bill. This, ... Read more
The map might look something like this.
William Fleurimont, 21, was arrested outside his 48 Colberg Ave. home around 9:15 a.m. yesterday when officers, who were about to serve him a search warrant for his residence, spotted him coming outside:
Officers approached the target and upon observing officers nearing him, the suspect attempted to flee. The suspect, while attempting to flee, was observed reaching into his pocket as if discarding... Read more
Boston Police report arresting a pair of workers at the Archdale housing project after they were allegedly caught with a barrel full of copper piping they had sawed out of the basement of one of the buildings there.
Lucius Graham, 36, of Roslindale and John Bernburg, 49, of Lakeville were charged with breaking and entering in the nighttime, larceny and malicious destruction of property,... Read more
Around 4 p.m., Dedham Police put out an APB for a man who stabbed himself in the stomach, then drove into Boston on Spring Street. Boston Police found him around 6:30 p.m., when he crashed on Robert Street in Roslindale, near Fallon Field, Alex Jones tweets.
Not long after the first alert went out, AlertNewEngland reports:
Dedham PD also now looking for a... Read more
At first glance, not much has changed on South Street in Roslindale Square over the past six decades, as seen in these photos from the train station parking lot.
It's still a relatively quiet... Read more
As part of a general rehab of the Roslindale Square municipal parking lot, which includes new plantings and walkways, the city's putting in an arch in front of a nondescript little alley off South Street to let non-locals know they don't have to walk the half block... Read more
A Roslindale man who managed to elude police for more than three months after allegedly plowing into another car in Roslindale while under the influence was captured last week and ordered held in lieu of $10,000 bail today, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Police arrested Neftali Pastrana, 58, on June 7 after he allegedly rear ended a West Roxbury woman's car outside the... Read more
The proposed state House and Senate redistricting maps are out (Boston-area House districts / Senate). The thing that hit me immediately, since, of course, I looked at our place on the map, is that a piece of Roslindale (specifically, ours) would get shifted from Mike Rush to Sonia Chang-Diaz.... Read more
Cambridge, Mass. — Tickets are on sale now for George V. Higgins’ The Friends of Eddie Coyle, Stickball Productions’ world premiere stage adaptation of the quintessential Boston crime novel. The production runs Dec. 8–Jan. 15 at Oberon in Harvard Square, for tickets, visit www.thefriendsofeddiecoyle.com
It is the winter of ‘69 in Boston and Eddie Coyle is a bottom of the barrel hood attempting... Read more
Some photos from the 2011 Roslindale Day parade.
Police said the intersection these days is "frequented by individuals looking to buy and sell illegal drugs," so officers on patrol were ready when they spotted "a Hispanic male quickly enter and then exit a black motor vehicle," which is the sort of... Read more
Parent Imperfect is a Roslindale father of two kids in the BPS system - Boston Latin and the Hennigan - yes, the school that delayed opening for two days because of that pesky PCB problem:
Just for the record, the Parent Imperfect contacted Robert Herrick of the Harvard School of Public Health to ask what he thought about the repairs to the Hennigan School.... Read more
The other night, somebody saw what appeared to be an abandoned backpack outside a laundromat on Belgrade Avenue. What to do? Report it via Citizens Connect:
I didn't want to call 911 bc ts not an emergency? But if you see something, do something, right? Thx.
The case is marked "closed" this morning:
Case Resolved. Picked up.... Read more
Ed Grzyb reports the wheel thieves of Roslindale have returned to the Brown Avenue area:
The police showed up to take a report. I briefly talked to the officer and he said that the tires thefts had gone done recently but now it appears that they are back. Another neighbor thought she heard something around 3am so that was likely the approximate time... Read more
A Subway sub shop will be opening up in Roslindale Square's first new building in forever, on Washington Street. Further south, Panda Express is replacing a shuttered wine shop between the Stop & Shop and Five Guys; good news for people getting bored with the IHOP and Chipotle.
Friday, September 16, Roslindale Branch Library 4246 Washington Street, Roslindale, MA
Join present and past staff, your neighbors, The Friends, The Mayor and officials.
3-5 PM Refreshments, games, goodie bags for kids, Davey The Balloon Man
5-PM Redeication Ceremony, ribbon and cake cutting with Mayor Thomas Menino, Councilor Rob Consalvo, BPL President Amy Ryan.
5:30-7PM Refreshments, games, music by DJ Pat Francis
All are welcome... Read more