Should you wish to adjust your schedule for Friday morning, Scott Brown will be ambling about the Square around 10 a.m., going into stores (whose owners have already been asked if that's OK), shaking hands, getting the lay of the land, doing whatever it is senators do when they visit the hustings.
Boston firefighters are battling a brush fire in the forest, near... Read more
A man who snuck back into the US after being deported for a cocaine-trafficking plea will get a new trial because his original lawyer blew it by telling him he probably wouldn't be deported if he pleaded guilty.
Wagner Martinez is current in federal custody, awaiting another deportation to his native Dominican Republic. In a ruling today, the Massachusetts Appeals Court said Martinez's lawyer made... Read more
Mayor Menino and City Councilor Rob Consalvo visited Adams Park this morning to discuss the city's plans for capital spending.
In Roslindale, they said, Adams Park will get a permanent bandstand and new paths, while the Flaherty Pool will get renovations that will include the ability to open the pool up in the summer to a new patio, turning it into the city's first public... Read more
For the first time in several years, crime rates are increasing in the police districts that cover West Roxbury, Roslindale and Jamaica Plain, led mainly be dramatic increases in the numbers of burglaries and larcenies, according to statistics released yesterday by Boston Police.
Although districts E-5 (West Roxbury and Roslindale) and E-13 (Jamaica Plain) remain among the safest in the city, the increases for... Read more
Dave Atkins watched members of St. Nectarios Greek Orthodox Church hold its Great and Holy Friday Procession of the Holy Sepulcher tonight from the church to Fallon Field.
Dave Atkins was at the Burger King on Washington Street in Roslindale around 6:30 this evening when a car outside started burning. Firefighters arrived a couple of moments after he took this photo to extinguish the flames.
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Dana Reichman reports she was surprised to turn an aisle at the Stop & Shop on American Legion Highway in Roslindale this morning to see a decent supply of Passover goods. She reports the stuff wasn't flying off the shelves, but it was only 7 a.m.
Updated Thursday, 12:20 p.m.
Boston Police report a 16-year-old was attacked by four other teens, one armed with a hammer, around 4 p.m.
The victim managed to get himself to Faulkner Hospital, from which he was then transported to Brigham and Women's Hospital in serious condition. Police say he is expected to survive.
Although four teens - one 17 and three 16 - were... Read more
Boston Police say an attempt to avenge a grabbed woman in a Roslindale restaurant ended when the alleged grabber's friend ran over one of his attackers - three times. At a Boston Licensing Board hearing this morning, police detectives described the incident at Bel Lounge on Washington Street shortly after 2 a.m. on Dec. 18:
A group of three women and one man - two... Read more
On Saturday, Melissa Gibson spotted this dude at Jackson Square on the Orange Line with rapper Rick Ross's visage shaved into his hair. She reports "Phill da Barber" in Roslindale did the honors.
Anybody know where in Roslindale Phill strops his razor?
They're peeping away at the George Wright Golf Course and Stony Brook Reservation tonight.
At least nobody seemed to be hurt when an inbound 34E bus and an Escalade collided at the entrance to the Burger King and CVS on Washington Street in Roslindale around 10 a.m. today.
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Former Hubizen Philip McCarthy, now living down in New York, tweets:
Missed photo op: Eurotrash tourist in Times Sq wearing jacket emblazoned with "Belgrade Ave, Roslindale MA." Nothing's sacred.